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A dusty atmosphere caused extreme global cooling
PHYS.ORG In recent Earth history, climate has varied following ~100,000 year, glacial-interglacial cycles with higher and lower temperatures and greenhouse gas concentrations. During the coldest glacial conditions, global mean temperatures were about 5 °C cooler... 6 minutes
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SpaceX postpones California satellite launch due to winds
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Team publishes roadmap to enhance radioresistance for space colonization
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NASA sees ex-tropical cyclone Gita affecting New Zealand
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ESA The Republic of Croatia signed a Cooperation Agreement with ESA on 19 February 2018. This agreement will allow Croatia and ESA to create the framework for a more... 3 days
Hubble Space Telescope Sees Shrinking Dark Spot on Neptune
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Satellite launch from California is delayed
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NASA sees Tropical Storm 10S form along Western Australia Coast
PHYS.ORG After days of lingering off the west Kimberley coast of Western Australia as a slowly organizing low pressure area, Tropical Storm 10S has formed about 50 miles west... 6 days
Opportunity Rover Celebrates 5,000 Days on Mars
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SPACE NEWS NASA has certified the current version of the SpaceX Falcon 9 to launch some categories of science missions, a milestone needed for... 6 days
NASA sees Tropical Cyclone Gita weakening
PHYS.ORG NASA-NOAA's Suomi NPP satellite and the GPM core satellite passed over Tropical Cyclone Gita is it began weakening from vertical wind shear. 6 days
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