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Three asteroids come close to Earth

September 21, 2017

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Three asteroids come close to Earth By Eric Mack Sci-Tech September 20, 2017 Astronomers discovered three never-before-seen asteroids as they whizzed by Earth significantly closer than the vast majority of passing space rocks. The trio pose no threat to our planet, but it is a little unsettling that the largest of the three (Asteroid 2017 […]

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Olympic Games 2024 and 2028

September 13, 2017

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Olympic Games 2024 and 2028 The International Olympic Committee elected the city of Paris to host the games of the XXXIII OLYMPIAD 2024 and the city o Los Angeles the XXXIV OLYMPIAD 2028. “Congratulations to Paris 2024 and Los Angeles 2028! This historic double allocation is a ‘win-win-win’ situation for the city of Paris, the […]

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Hyperloop One completes phase 2 testing- 192 mph

August 2, 2017

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Hyperloop One completes phase 2 testing Hyperloop is a plan to build an ultrafast tube train. It could allow passengers to travel from New York to Washington, D.C., in 29 minutes. Shervin Pishevar, Hyperloop One co-founder, said this will be the cheapest, cleanest, fastest form of transportation in the world. During a recent test the […]

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International Olympic Committee to award 2024 and 2028 Olympics to Paris and Los Angeles

July 11, 2017

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International Olympic Committee to award 2024 and 2028 Olympics to Paris and Los Angeles Olympic observers believe that when the IOC convenes in Lima, Peru this September 2017 it will award the 2024 games to Paris and the 2028 games to Los Angeles. International Olympic Committee- July 11, 2017 The International Olympic Committee (IOC) today […]

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Flooding at the Svalbard Global Seed Vault

May 20, 2017

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Flooding at the Svalbard Global Seed Vault Svalbard Global Seed Vault, USC Canada Surprise breach in the “Doomsday Vault’s” defenses highlights the precarious state of food and seed security in the face of climate change Emerging news of flooding caused by the melting of permafrost at the Svalbard Global Seed Vault in Norway reaffirms more […]

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Mars: Photos of active linear dune in Gale Crater

May 15, 2017

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Mars: Photos of active linear dune in Gale Crater Mars Curiosity Rover NASA This 360-degree mosaic from the Mast Camera (Mastcam) on NASA’s Curiosity Mars rover looks out over a portion of the Bagnold Dunes, which stretch for several miles. From early February to early April 2017, the rover examined four sites near linear dunes […]

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The U.S. Air Force’s experimental X-37B space plane returns to Earth

May 8, 2017

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The U.S. Air Force’s experimental X-37B space plane returns to Earth Officials have provided only vague details about the unmanned craft’s more than 700-day mission. Associated Press CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla.-U.S. military officials say an unmanned spacecraft orbiting Earth since May 2015 has landed in Florida. It’s the spacecraft’s first landing in Florida. Previous X37B missions […]

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LA 2024 | Los Angeles 2024 Olympic Bid – The Venues

May 2, 2017

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LA 2024 | Los Angeles 2024 Olympic Bid – The Venues Paris is bidding to secure the right to host the 2024 Olympics against Los Angeles. The International Olympic Committee (IOC) will vote in September 2017. It has been reported that Paris nor Los Angeles will bid again in 2028 if they are eliminated from […]

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China’s cargo spacecraft completes in-orbit refueling

April 27, 2017

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China’s cargo spacecraft completes in-orbit refueling Xinhua BEIJING- China’s Tianzhou-1 cargo spacecraft and Tiangong-2 space lab completed their first in-orbit refueling at 7:07 p.m. Thursday, 27 April 2017 another success of the Tianzhou-1 mission. Mastering the technique of refueling in space will help the country to build a permanent space station. China is the third […]

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South Korea: World’s fifth tallest skyscraper opens in Seoul

April 4, 2017

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South Korea: World’s fifth tallest skyscraper opens in Seoul The Telegraph (UK) South Korea celebrated the opening of Lotte World Tower, the country’s tallest landmark building located in Seoul. Over 30,000 fireworks were used during the grand opening ceremony at the 123-story, 555 meter-(1,820.87ft) high tower, which is also the world’s fifth tallest skyscraper. The […]

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