• Remote Island Off Hawaii Vanishes Overnight After Major Hurricane Strike
Remote Island Off Hawaii Vanishes Overnight After Major Hurricane Strike

Statement was given by Papahanaumokuakea Marine National Monument which shows that the Images really are the proof of the alterations which have been done to the island and it seems that the East Island is now below the water. "It's one more chink in the wall of the network of ecosystem diversity on this planet that is being dismantled". Hurric...

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  • Full moon moves in the shadow of the Shard in London
Full moon moves in the shadow of the Shard in London

Hunter's Full Moon rising from southeast England via our friend. Eastern on Wednesday and remain full through the rest of Wednesday night. It's called the hunter's moon because October is typically the month when hunters prepare for the coming winter.

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  • Rain chances & cooler temperatures for Thursday
Rain chances & cooler temperatures for Thursday

Wednesday is partly cloudy and even milder too! We started the day with cloudy skies, light winds and lows in the 50s to near 60, Rain was noted in the eastern half of the Ark-La-Tex. Winds will be gusty Sunday afternoon. The high tomorrow afternoon will be in the low 60s for most communities. Wind: SW 10-15 miles per hour. Expect a chance f...

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  • White House pushing ahead with Trump’s Space Force
White House pushing ahead with Trump’s Space Force

Pence is head of the National Space Council , a government body that was revived a year ago to draw up plans for the space force envisioned by Trump. The idea has taken on a life of its own at Trump's rallies. "And there are a number of steps that will be launched in the very short term but that will ultimately lead to the launch of a Department...

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  • Selection of Stephen Hawking's personal items to be sold at auction
Selection of Stephen Hawking's personal items to be sold at auction

Auctioneer Christie's announced the online sale on Monday as part of a larger auction featuring scientific papers by Charles Darwin, Albert Einstein , and Isaac Newton, the Associated Press reported . He is probably best known for his best-selling book " A Brief History of Time " and for his appearances on " The Simpsons ". Additionally, a...

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  • Mysterious rectangular 'monolith' iceberg spotted by NASA
Mysterious rectangular 'monolith' iceberg spotted by NASA

During the survey , created to assess changes in the ice height of several glaciers draining into the Larsen A, B and C embayments, IceBridge scientist Jeremy Harbeck spotted a very sharp-angled, tabular iceberg floating among sea ice just off of the Larsen C ice shelf .

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  • Orionid meteor shower this weekend, will we see the show?
Orionid meteor shower this weekend, will we see the show?

The shower occurs every October when Earth passes through debris from Halley's Comet. The skies need to be clear too, with very little or no cloud cover. Stargazers trying to view the Orionids while the moon is above the horizon should try to focus on an area of the sky away from the moon. "The moon will set around 5 a.m.

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  • Wet and mild: Warm winter predicted for much of the U.S.
Wet and mild: Warm winter predicted for much of the U.S.

The Climate Prediction Center (a division of NOAA ) has released their early outlook for the winter 2018-2019 season. Meteorologists predict theres a 75 percent chance itll be around this winter. Don't reach for those hand-warmers just yet - it may be a mild winter in most of the United States this year. "We're expecting this El Nino to be m...

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  • Antarctic ice shelf makes ghostly sounds as winds whip across its surface
Antarctic ice shelf makes ghostly sounds as winds whip across its surface

Studying the vibrations - and how they change based on changes to the ice shelf - could give researchers a sense of the effect of climate change on the region, according to University of Chicago glaciologist Douglas MacAyeal , who penned a commentator on the effect in Geophysical Research Letters .

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  • American astronaut Nick Hague talks Soyuz rocket failure
American astronaut Nick Hague talks Soyuz rocket failure

Shortly after its launch on october 11, a Soyuz rocket malfunctioned, causing the crewmembers to experience an emergency landing. "This has only helped to solidify my appreciation for how robust that system is", Hague told reporters on Tuesday, in his first press appearance since last week's abortive launch to the International Space Station (I...

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  • That’s no moon, it’s a Chinese space light
That’s no moon, it’s a Chinese space light

But little is known about the height, size and true brightness of the proposed artificial moon - all of which are factors that could affect its visibility to distant observers. Wu told reporters the technology is now "mature" and will be launched from the Xichang Satellite Launch Center in 2020. This isn't the first time researchers have tried ...

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  • Families search for missing people in wake of Hurricane Michael
Families search for missing people in wake of Hurricane Michael

The death toll from Michael's destructive march from Florida through to Virginia stood at 17, with just one confirmed death in Mexico Beach. Mexico Beach Police Chief Anthony Kelly, said it was tough to get people to leave their homes as the hurricane approached.

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  • Hurricane Michael Death Toll Climbs to 16
Hurricane Michael Death Toll Climbs to 16

But he gave no details on the number of dead. One of the first things you notice as you walk into Mexico Beach is the stillness. "There's a pile", McPherson said as they searched for signs of life. Elsewhere, President Donald Trump announced plans to visit Florida and hard-hit Georgia early next week but didn't say what day he would arrive....

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  • Death toll from Hurricane Michael reaches 16
Death toll from Hurricane Michael reaches 16

Further details were not immediately available. U.S. authorities say at least eight people are confirmed dead in Florida, five in Virginia, three in North Carolina and one in Georgia. "We had houses that were on one side of the street and now they're on the other", he said. Many of those who did survive don't have water or power.

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  • NASA says will use Russia's Soyuz rocket again despite accident
NASA says will use Russia's Soyuz rocket again despite accident

Hague has been in the astronaut corps for five years after a career in the Air Force. A Russian "state commission" has been formed to investigate the rocket failure. "We will need to look and analyze the specific cause - whether it was a cable, a pyro or a nut", he said. Because the Soyuz is the only option right now for manned travel, Roskosmo...

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  • Blue Origin wins US Air Force contract for heavy orbital rocket
Blue Origin wins US Air Force contract for heavy orbital rocket

According to the Air Force , it had to develop a strategy that can accelerate domestic companies' quest to get National Security Space launch requirements. Crewed spacecraft could also be launched, just like the predecessor Ares I and Liberty rockets, which were created to launch the Orion space capsule.

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  • Soyuz Space Crew Makes Emergency Landing After Terrifying Booster Failure
Soyuz Space Crew Makes Emergency Landing After Terrifying Booster Failure

A Soyuz spacecraft carrying Hague and Ovchinin left the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan for the International Space Station at 2:40 p.m. local time on Thursday. That automatically triggered the launch abort, beginning with the separation of the capsule from the rocket to get the crew away from the booster , which, of course, is laden w...

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  • Michael moves into Atlantic but leaves destruction across 5 states
Michael moves into Atlantic but leaves destruction across 5 states

Then, as Michael blew through Virginia as a tropical storm, authorities said five people there were killed, including four who drowned and a firefighter whose truck was struck by a tractor-trailer as he responded to an accident in heavy storm conditions.

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  • Hurricane Michael Ravaged Mexico Beach
Hurricane Michael Ravaged Mexico Beach

More than 375,000 people up and down the Gulf Coast had been ordered or urged to clear out as Michael closed in. Michael snapped boats in two and hurled a large ship onto the shore, residents said. Twisted street signs lay on the ground. "This is a war zone. That's where you're going to see the extreme, extreme devastation". The whole area. they'...

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  • Now a Tropical Storm, Michael Leaves Devastation in Florida
Now a Tropical Storm, Michael Leaves Devastation in Florida

These eased steadily overnight, to 50 miles per hour just before dawn. On Thursday, authorities and residents will begin to discover the full extent of Michael's destruction in Florida and Georgia while the Carolinas brace for possible flooding, tornadoes and unsafe winds in numerous same areas still recovering from Hurricane Florence flood...

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