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Much remains to be undone – anewscafe.com

Today, Saturday, June 23, 2018, it will be 30 years since my hero Dr James Hansen gave an address to Congress that could have begun America on the way to taking a leadership role in combating climate change. Unfortunately, it has not happened – and it can never. For those readers who did not know Dr Hansen from 1981 to …

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brilliant physicist, humanitarian and racist?

1922, the same year as he received the Nobel Prize in Physics, Albert Einstein released his wife Elsa on a 5½ month odyssey for the discovery of a new world: Far East and Middle East. Way he was feted by a Japanese empress and had an audience with the Spanish king. He also held a travel journal and noted in …

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ESA presents final photos from the Rosetta mission, complete with a nice surprise at the end

See Philae Lander "wave" from Comet 67P and other spectacular views in the last pics of ESA's spacecraft. The groundbreaking Rosetta mission that helped tear up some of the mysteries of the comedy ended two years ago – quite literally, because spacecraft crashed on the famous Comet 67P / Churyumov Gerasimenko after 12 years of collecting unique data and photographs. …

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Indian researcher led by Abhijit Chakraborty discovers a sub-Saturn-size-Technology News, Firstpost

The Ahmedabad-based Physical Research Laboratory (PRL) has discovered a sub-Saturn or super-Neptune size plane (with a mass corresponding to 27 soils and magnitude six times of Earth's radius) around a sun-like star, an official statement said on thursday . This discovery is very important for understanding the forming mechanism of such super-Neptune or sub-Saturn kind of planets that are too …

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Every lifetime comes a visit from Halley's Comet | Opinion

This column was originally published on December 13, 1985. A Lutheran minister ever called "the thick smoke of human sins", a hypothesis that currently finds some support among researchers. They prefer to see comets like big dirty snowballs sucking behind gas and enchanted by gravity. And not from God but from the infinite Oort cloud, a giant shell far from …

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Night skis: July – when the Earth is furthest from the sun

Martin Lunn, from the Earby Astronomical Society, tells us what to look for in the skis in July. THIS is the month when the Earth is furthest from the sun. Mars will be closest to us. The summer triangle is now at all and there is a lunar eclipse. Mars will be closest since 2003, which was the year when …

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Researchers reveal hidden details in lost pictures from the 19th century

Researchers have found a way to detect details of centuries old decayed images. They used small X-rays to restore two lost images that could not otherwise be recreated. The images were taken in 1850 and involved daguerreotypes, the earliest type of photography that used silver plates. One picture shows the woman's disposition while the other belongs to a man. However, …

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