Earthquakes don’t wait for time or tide

US research contradicts early studies that found quake frequency is affected by season. Andrew Masterson reports.

13 hours ago from Cosmos Magazine

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Weather anomalies accelerate the melting of sea ice

In the winter of 2015/16, something happened that had never before been seen on this scale: at the end of December, temperatures rose above zero degrees Celsius for several days in parts of ...

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Mount Mayon: Philippines volcano spews out lava

Volcanologists say a "hazardous explosion" could be imminent, as thousands flee the area around Mount Mayon in the Philippines.

11 hours ago from BBC News

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Hubble weighs in on mass of three million billion suns

In 2014, astronomers using the NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope found that this enormous galaxy cluster contains the mass of a staggering three million billion suns—so it's little wonder that ...

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Australia offers cash for Great Barrier Reef rescue ideas

Australia is calling on the world's top scientific minds to help save the Great Barrier Reef, offering hundreds of thousands of dollars to fund research into protecting the world's largest living ...

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Samsung gifts 2018 Winter Olympics athletes a special Note 8 - CNET

The company only made around 4,000. Sadly, it looks like you have to be a world-class athlete to get one.

51 minutes ago from CNET

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Timing of spring birdsong provides climate insights

Climate change has scientists worried that birds' annual migration and reproduction will be thrown out of sync with the seasons. Because birds' songs are correlated with their breeding behavior ...

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China wants to zap space junk with orbital lasers

The Soviet Union in the late 1950s stunned the world with the successful launch of Sputnik I, the first artificial satellite put into space. It was a technological achievement of epic proportions ...

7 hours ago from Techspot

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'Solo: A Star Wars Story' synopsis teases Han, Chewie and Lando - CNET

Looks like we'll see the origin of Han Solo, Chewbacca and Lando Calrissian's galactic friendship.

7 hours ago from CNET Cutting Edge

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Coping with climate stress in Antarctica

Some Antarctic fish living in the planet's coldest waters are able to cope with the stress of rising carbon dioxide levels the ocean. They can even tolerate slightly warmer waters. But they ...

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