• Hurricane Michael left path of destruction, isn't done yet
Hurricane Michael left path of destruction, isn't done yet

After carving an agonizing path of destruction across the Florida Panhandle, Georgia and southeastern Alabama for almost 10 hours and killing at least two people, Hurricane Michael finally slowed to a tropical storm at midnight and continued to weaken early Thursday.

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  • Soyuz MS-10: Russian spacecraft makes emergency landing on Earth
Soyuz MS-10: Russian spacecraft makes emergency landing on Earth

The two crew members were "alive and set to land in Kazakhstan ", Russian media reported . Riding atop a Russian Soyuz rocket, the rookie NASA astronaut Nick Hague and Russian cosmonaut Alexey Ovchinin will launch from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan at 4:40 a.m.

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  • Hurricane Michael weakens to Category 1 storm: NHC
Hurricane Michael weakens to Category 1 storm: NHC

It is rare for a storm to be at Category 5 strength as it makes landfall in the U.S. The last one was Hurricane Andrew in South Florida in August 1992. There are several ways to measure a hurricane's strength. "We are catching some hell" was how a Panama City Beach resident who chose to ride it out described Michael as it made landfall.

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  • NASA staff working 24/7 to deal with Hubble space telescope issues
NASA staff working 24/7 to deal with Hubble space telescope issues

The telescope was put in a safe mode for self-protection purposes, so it only performs its absolutely necessary functions, while NASA scientists are trying to solve the problem, as the BBC broadcasts and relays the Athenian News agency. Redundancy is NASA's best friend, and so it is with the Hubble Space Telescope as NASA stands ready for failu...

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  • 'Hurricane of a century' bears down on Florida's Panhandle
'Hurricane of a century' bears down on Florida's Panhandle

BP Plc and Exxon Mobil Corp on Monday began evacuating personnel from Gulf of Mexico oil and gas production platforms. On the exposed coast of Florida's Big Bend, most of the waterfront homes in Keaton Beach stood vacant amid fears of a life-threatening storm surge in an area that hadn't seen a potentially catastrophic major hurricane in decade...

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  • Tropical Storm Michael Now a Category 1 Hurricane
Tropical Storm Michael Now a Category 1 Hurricane

Michael is forecast to continue intensifying, possibly reaching Category 2 or 3 intensity, by the time it reaches the Gulf Coast mid-week. It had maximum sustained winds of 130 miles per hour and was moving north at 12 miles per hour. A Category 1 hurricane has sustained winds of 74 to 95 miles per hour. Of the elderly and infirm patients, Scott...

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  • `Star Trek: Discovery season 2` reveals new Spock
`Star Trek: Discovery season 2` reveals new Spock

Martin-Green was particularly excited because her husband, Kenric Green, is joining the cast in an unknown role. This will be quite an about-turn for the two characters' relationship, which has been tenuous from the start. Not wanting to avoid the topic, they simply encouraged everyone to go out and vote during the November mid-term elections. La...

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  • SpaceX rocket deploys Argentine satellite
SpaceX rocket deploys Argentine satellite

The Air Force said before the 7:22 p.m. launch that it expected that people as far away as Sacramento and Southern California would see the rocket's contrail. It carries a high-resolution instrument called a synthetic aperature radar that will be used for emergency management and land monitoring. This mission has the main aim to gather soil moist...

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  • Hurricane Michael is a storm to watch in Atlantic Canada
Hurricane Michael is a storm to watch in Atlantic Canada

A Hurricane Warning is in effect for. With Hurricane Florence still fresh in the minds of North Carolinians, Gov. Roy Cooper urged state residents to prepare for another storm. Cuban authorities said they evacuated about 400 people from low-lying areas. Disaster agencies in El Salvador, Honduras and Nicaragua reported 13 deaths as roofs c...

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  • Scientists Work to Keep Hubble Telescope Functioning After Another Gyroscope Fails
Scientists Work to Keep Hubble Telescope Functioning After Another Gyroscope Fails

Rachel Osten of the Hubble team confirmed that something is wrong with the telescope's gyroscopes, which it uses for orientation. In 2009. six new gyros were installed - three are used for maximum efficiency and three for backup. Staff at NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center and the Space Telescope Science Institute are now performing analyses ...

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  • SpaceX's Falcon 9 Rocket Puts on Light Show in Tonight's Sky
SpaceX's Falcon 9 Rocket Puts on Light Show in Tonight's Sky

This marked SpaceX's 30th landing of a first stage, as well as the first time a Falcon 9 rocket touched down on the West Coast. The launch of SpaceX's Falcon 9 rocket Sunday night came with a sonic boom warning . One of those viewers was Los Angeles mayor Eric Garcetti. The rocket lifted off at about 7:21 p.m. local time, and landed abou...

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  • Tropical Storm Leslie Expected To Become Hurricane In Near Future
Tropical Storm Leslie Expected To Become Hurricane In Near Future

Meanwhile, with maximum sustained winds of 65 miles per hour, Tropical Storm Leslie has strengthened slightly in the central Atlantic Ocean, according to the 5 a.m. We are in the midst of one of the longer runs of swell we've seen in some time for both the East Coast and Caribbean Leslie's strengthening and favorable track sends even more swell to ...

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  • Man's doorstop turns out to be meteorite worth $100K
Man's doorstop turns out to be meteorite worth $100K

Weighing 22 pounds, it's also the sixth-largest recorded find in MI - and is believed to be worth $100,000, according to CMU . The meteorite is worth an estimated $100,000. The new owner lived on the farm a few years, and when he moved, he took the mystery rock with him. The man told Sirbescu that he kept the rock for the next 30 years, even a...

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  • SpaceX to launch and land Falcon 9 rocket from Southern California
SpaceX to launch and land Falcon 9 rocket from Southern California

Saturday. "During the landing attempt, residents from Santa Barbara, Ventura and San Luis Obispo counties may hear one or more sonic booms", according to the advisory. The fact that the launch and landing took place near Los Angeles meant there were ample opportunities for Southern Californians to catch the show (and for unwitting observers to re...

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  • Development chances high for tropical disturbance in Gulf
Development chances high for tropical disturbance in Gulf

A storm system in the Caribbean stands a good chance of strengthening as it heads into the Gulf of Mexico, forecasters say. It would be Tropical Storm Michael, the next name on the hurricane center's list. Western Cuba could see isolated maximum amounts of 12 inches, the center said. The system's most likely path called for a landfall Wednesday a...

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  • Astronomers may have found 1st moon oustide our solar system
Astronomers may have found 1st moon oustide our solar system

The detection of the candidate exomoon - moons orbiting planets in other star systems - is unusual because of its large size, comparable to the diameter of Neptune . The potential first exomoon that the astronomers have observed is thought to orbit the exoplanet Kepler-1625b. It was like "a moon trailing the planet like a dog following its own...

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  • Lockheed Martin Presents A Reusable, Crewed Moon Lander
Lockheed Martin Presents A Reusable, Crewed Moon Lander

Deep space travel, such as a journey to Mars, can significantly damage the gastrointestinal (GI) tissue of astronauts, and raise the risk of stomach and colon tumours, according to scientists including one of Indian origin. Lockheed says that it will be re-using some of the technology developed for NASA's Orion deep space exploration vehicle in...

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  • Rock used as doorstop revealed to be meteorite worth $100K
Rock used as doorstop revealed to be meteorite worth $100K

The chunk of iron and nickel was later valued at $100,000 after the Smithsonian Institution verified the find, CMU said in a release. The rock, which came down on farmland in Edmore, Michigan , in the 1930s, could be worth $100,000 (£77,000).

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  • Distant Object at Edge of Solar System Supports Planet X Theory
Distant Object at Edge of Solar System Supports Planet X Theory

It takes this planetoid 40,000 years to loop around the Sun once and it's one of the most inhospitable places ever discovered by humans. We believe that such small bodies in the outer Solar system should be thousands, but the distance at which they are, makes their detection rather hard.

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  • Doorstop turns out to be meteorite worth $100K
Doorstop turns out to be meteorite worth $100K

Sirbescu sent a small sample to the Smithsonian Institution in Washington DC for further analysis where it was estimated the meteorite could be worth around $100,000. What makes the meteorite found in MI unique is that it is 88% iron and 12% nickel. But tests are underway at UCLA to see if it contains rare elements that would bump up the valu...

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