Earth has three trillion trees, and falling

TREE COUNT: There are about three trillion trees on Earth, roughly 422 for every person and eight times more than previously estimated, researchers say.

12 hours ago from ABC Science

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Sphero BB-8 Review: This Is the Coolest Star Wars Toy Ever

For the past 38 years there hasn't been a robot more loved by fans than Star Wars' R2-D2. But that could all soon change when The Force Awakens hits theaters, especially now that anyone can ...

1 hours ago from Gizmodo

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MUOS-4 secure communications satellite responding normally to ground control post-launch

The U.S. Navy's fourth Mobile User Objective System (MUOS-4) satellite, built by Lockheed Martin, is talking from space to the satellite control team at the Naval Spacecraft Operations Control ...

1 hours ago from Phys.org

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Pollution dispersion in cities improved by trees, research shows

Trees in cities throughout the UK could be significantly improving the quality of the air we breathe by decreasing pollution levels for pedestrians, researchers from the University of Leicester ...

2 hours ago from Phys.org

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Denali is Actually 10 Feet Shorter Than Originally Recorded

The U.S. has taken a more accurate measurement

20 hours ago from TIME

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Alien oceans' glint could reveal habitable water worlds

The bright glint of alien oceans may be visible from afar, allowing astronomers to flag potentially habitable exoplanets.

1 hours ago from FOXNews

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Comet Hitchhiker would take tour of small bodies

Catching a ride from one solar system body to another isn't easy. You have to figure out how to land your spacecraft safely and then get it on its way to the next destination. The landing part ...

Wed 2 Sep 15 from Phys.org

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Historical data hold secrets of one of UK's favourite fish

UK fisheries survey logbooks from the 1930s to 1950s have been digitised for the first time, revealing how cod responded to changing temperatures in the last century.

3 hours ago from Phys.org

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Prawn Nebula: Cosmic recycling

Dominating this image is part of the nebula Gum 56, illuminated by the hot bright young stars that were born within it. For millions of years stars have been created out of the gas in this nebula, ...

Wed 2 Sep 15 from Phys.org

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Overgrown sheep 'sets fleece record'

An overgrown sheep dubbed Chris, found wandering near Australia's capital, sets an unofficial world record for the heaviest fleece.

10 hours ago from BBC News

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