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Taurid swarm study: Earth is approaching the same "meteor swarm" Tunguska impact in 1908, when entire forest explodes in Russia

A swarm of meteor's heading towards Earth could have the potential to cause a catastrophic impact, a new study from Western Ontario University says. The so-called Taurid swarm is a recurring event that could have been a role in the biggest Earth impact of modern times, in 1908, when a space rock slams into Siberia with an entire force to …

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Evidence of a gigantic impact crater off the Scottish coast

Reddish colored rocks of the Stac Fada deposit. Image: University of Oxford About 1.2 billion years ago, a one-kilometer-wide asteroid hit northwestern Scotland. The problem is that the scientists do not know exactly where the meteorite hit, as the traces of the crater are long gone. However, with new research, scientists are beginning to investigate the impact zone. A study …

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Greatest meteorite impact in Britain buried in water and rocks

The site of the largest meteorite that hit the British Isles was eventually discovered in a remote part of the Scottish coast, 11 years after scientists first came up with evidence of the massive collision. A team A group of researchers from the Institute of Earth Sciences at Oxford University located the crater about 20 kilometers west of the Scottish …

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The Mexican foreign minister said that tariffs have dire consequences and have no impact on immigration policy

Mexico's foreign minister warned Monday of dire economic consequences if the United States impose the tariffs threatened by President Trump as a punishment for the influx of migrants to the US border. Marcelo Ebrard, speaking at a press conference in Washington, said the threat would have no impact on Mexico's immigration policy. "Mexico is ready to work on issues of …

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Climate change is having an unequal impact on global food production

Global map of changes in wheat yield on annual average. Units are measured in tons per hectare per year. Picture credits: Deepak Ray. The world's top ten crops – barley, manioc, corn, oil palm, oilseed rape, rice, sorghum, soy, sugar cane, and wheat – together provide 83 percent of all farmland-generated calories. It has long been forecasted that yields on …

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Christian Ramirez gives LAFC the lead over Montreal Impact Howler

How many times have you seen an attacking player chasing after an opposing goalkeeper and trying to catch him, even if the approach seems pointless? An event during a MLS game on Friday showed why sometimes this hustle and bustle pays off. LAFC striker Christian Ramirez headed for Montreal goalkeeper Evan Bush in the opening minutes of the LAFC game …

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See the point of impact where Beresheet crashed into the moon

Left: Beresheet impact site. Right: A comparison of the images taken before and after the crash to illustrate the slight changes in the brightness of the surface. NASA / GSFC / Arizona State University SpaceIL's Beresheet probe may not have been the last hurdle to land on the moon, but could still contribute to scientific discovery. An image of the …

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A new coating could have a big impact on lithium batteries

Argonne scientists have developed a new coating (shown in blue) for battery cathodes that can improve the electronic and ionic conductivity of a battery while improving its safety and cycle life. Picture credits: Argonne National Laboratory Building a better lithium-ion battery requires a variety of factors to be addressed simultaneously, from the electrical and ionic conductivities of the battery to …

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Cybersecurity experts fear the impact of the Apple case

Cybersecurity experts are worried about the consequences of a Supreme Court ruling that customers can sue Apple for pricing on its App Store, claiming that it could eventually lead to more unsecured apps being sold to consumers. The Supreme Court ruled Monday that a group of iPhone users can continue their class action lawsuit against Apple, claiming that the company's …

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