Brazil builds giant Amazon tower

Construction has begun on a giant observation tower in the heart of the Amazon basin in Brazil to monitor climate change.

4 hours ago from BBC News

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Search for Missing Jet Reveals Ocean Secrets

Investigators have found no trace of the missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370, but they have made groundbreaking scientific discoveries.

11 hours ago from

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Curiosity reaches Mount Sharp

After over two years on Mars, NASA's Curiosity rover has reached its primary objective, Mount Sharp. Located in the center of Gale Crater, where the unmanned explorer has been studying geology ...

Fri 12 Sep 14 from Gizmag

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Solar storm arrives at Earth, but not a problem

A solar storm zapped Earth on Friday but it was causing few, if any, problems. It also may allow more people to see the colorful northern lights.

Sat 13 Sep 14 from

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Icequake before and after snapped by NASA scouts

NASA scientists practising for a future satellite mission chanced across a magnitude 6 earthquake rearranging Arctic terrain

Fri 12 Sep 14 from Newscientist

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Ozone layer is healing - but we are now contributing to climate change more than ever

The Earth's protective ozone layer is slowly recovering, United Nations scientists report, but the unintended knock-on effect is increasing climate change.

Thu 11 Sep 14 from The Independent

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Exploring the cosmic X-ray background

You are likely familiar with the cosmic microwave background. This background is a thermal remnant of the big bang. Because of the expansion of the universe, this remnant energy has a temperature ...

Fri 12 Sep 14 from

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Ariane rocket launches Asia-Pacific telecoms satellites

An Ariane 5 rocket took off from the European space centre at Kourou in French Guiana late Thursday, before placing two Asia-Pacific telecoms satellites into orbit, the launch firm Arianespace ...

Fri 12 Sep 14 from

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NASA has some advice for how you can find aliens

Thor BensonSept. 13 (UPI) -- After four years of research, NASA has recommendations for how one would find alien life.

Sat 13 Sep 14 from UPI

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Gaia discovers its first supernova

( —While scanning the sky to measure the positions and movements of stars in our Galaxy, Gaia has discovered its first stellar explosion in another galaxy far, far away.

Fri 12 Sep 14 from

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