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Asteroids that hit Earth in September are a no-show

The 2006 QV89 Asteroid was discovered in August 2006 during a close pass to Earth. During the 10 days that were visible, scientists recorded its course and found that it met the earth 13 years later – on 9 September – with a probability of 7,000, 2019. Thereafter, the asteroid disappeared in the dark darkness of the Space and has …

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BBC – Future – Strange Evolution: The Strange Future of Life on Earth

In the early 1980s, author Dougal Dixon published a cult book entitled After Man: A Zoology of the Future, in which he imagined what life would be like in millions of years. Dixon imagined shrews using their tails as parachutes, flying monkeys (or "flunkeys"), super-long snakes catching birds in the midst of flight, night sailors spearing their prey with long …

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Minecraft Earth Beta is coming soon

Minecraft Earth, a brand new mobile AR version of the Global Sensation Sandbox construction and survival game, will be released later this month on iOS and Android "soon after," according to the official blog. We first heard about Minecraft Earth about two months ago, in mid-May, when Mojang released an announcement trailer and then introduced the gameplay for the first …

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Pentagon wants to break China's monopoly on rare earth minerals

The Pentagon is trying to find a way to develop the United States' rare earth mining capabilities as the trade war with China threatens to disrupt the flow of critical minerals into the United States. There are currently around 85% of the world's rare earth mining and refining capacity in China. That's why the United States is in a risky …

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Scientists deepen the understanding of magnetic fields surrounding the Earth and other planets

The PPPL physicist Eun-Hwa Kim. Photo credits: Elle Starkman / PPPL Office of Communications Huge rings of electrically charged particles orbit the Earth and other planets. Now, a team of scientists has completed the exploration of waves that move through this magnetic, electrically charged environment known as the magnetosphere, deepen the understanding of the region and its interaction with our …

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NASA map shows how Californian earthquakes moved Earth: NPR

NASA's Advanced Rapid Imaging and Analysis team created this map showing the surface displacement caused by recent major earthquakes in Southern California. NASA / JPL-Caltech Hide caption Caption switch NASA / JPL-Caltech NASA's Advanced Rapid Imaging and Analysis team created this map, which shows the surface shift caused by the recent major earthquakes in Southern California. NASA / JPL-Caltech Curious …

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The ISS astronaut shares the surreal van Gogh-like view of Earth and stars

NASA astronaut Christina Koch shared this psychedelic view of the ISS. NASA Vincent van Gogh was on something when he imagined the landscape and the sky was pulled into taft light vortex. NASA astronaut Christina Koch shared her own ornate view of a starry night with a composite image captured by the International Space Station. "City lights, stars, thunderstorms, even …

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Our moon could escape Earth orbit and become a "ploonet"

Meet the Ploonets Our moon may not always be the dedicated companion of the earth that it is now. An international research team has proposed a hypothetical new type of world known as the "Ploonet": a former moon that has escaped from its host planet's orbit and is instead orbiting its host star. The team believes ploonets could explain several …

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The Earth has WAYS MORE GOLD THAN THE MOON AND THE WHY

Perhaps we now know why the moon flowers so much less than the earth. Gold, platinum, and other metals known as highly siderophilic ("iron-loving") elements are more abundant in the earth's crust than in their natural satellite. That may seem odd considering the common (and violent) history of the two worlds. About 4.5 billion years ago, a marshland planet called …

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