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US warned 30 years ago that global warming had arrived

There is plenty of evidence now that the statement by James Hansen, NASA’s top scientist, was right.

Trump tells Pentagon to create ‘Space Force’

At a meeting of his National Space Council, Trump said the new force would be an equal branch of the military.

Medium-sized black hole is seen devouring a star, UNH researchers say

A University of New Hampshire study used data by three telescopes over a decade to postulate that a radiation flare in a distant galaxy was a star being consumed by a medium-sized black hole.

President Trump tells Pentagon to create ‘Space Force’

President Trump promised the US will “be the leader by far” in space, and said he directed the Pentagon to create the “Space Force” as an independent service branch.

NASA’s record-breaking spacewoman retires as astronaut

Whitson, 58, has spent more time off the planet than any other American: 665 days over three missions.

Humans are driving animals to take cover in night, study finds

A new study found that the animals’ nocturnal activity on average increased by 36 percent in areas of human disturbance.

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