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Area 51 raid – live updates: Alien hunters arrive near base amid official warnings and fears of 'humanitarian disaster'

Alien-hunters are arriving near Area 51 after a viral craze that saw them commit to storm the mysterious US military base.

16 hours ago from The Independent

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New study suggests gigantic masses in Earth's mantle untouched for more than 4 billion years

Ancient, distinct, continent-sized regions of rocks, isolated since before the collision that created the Moon 4.5 billion years ago, exist hundreds of miles below the Earth's crust, offering ...

Thu 19 Sep 19 from Phys.org

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Global warming simulations: Parts of U.K. and northern Europe to see more compound flooding

A team of researchers from across Europe has found via simulations that parts of the U.K. and northern Europe are likely to see more compound flooding events in the next century due to global ...

Thu 19 Sep 19 from Phys.org

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Hurricane Nicole sheds light on how storms impact deep ocean

In early October 2016, a tropical storm named Nicole formed in the middle of the Atlantic Ocean. It roamed for six days, reaching Category 4 hurricane status with powerful 140 mile-per hour-winds, ...

Thu 19 Sep 19 from Phys.org

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NASA estimates Tropical Depression Imelda's huge Texas rainfall

Northeastern Texas has borne the brunt of Tropical Depression Imelda's heavy rainfall and NASA estimated that rainfall with an algorithm that incorporates data from satellites and observations.

Thu 19 Sep 19 from Phys.org

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NASA-NOAA satellite finds Lorena's strong storms lashing Mexico

Imagery from NASA-NOAA's Suomi NPP satellite found Tropical Storm Lorena lashing the western coast of Mexico.

Thu 19 Sep 19 from Phys.org

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The most powerful volcano on Jupiter's moon Io is about to explode

The largest and most powerful of the 400 volcanoes on Jupiter’s moon Io erupts on a regular schedule – and looks like the next bang could come be any day now

Wed 18 Sep 19 from Newscientist

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Trapped: why 300 scientists are locking themselves in Arctic ice

Nature, Published online: 20 September 2019; doi:10.1038/d41586-019-02823-xFor one year, a research ship will drift while frozen in sea ice — and give scientists their closest ...

10 hours ago from Nature News

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NASA's wide view of major hurricane Humberto's massive Atlantic 'tail'

NASA's Aqua satellite is one in a fleet of NASA satellites that provide data for research. NASA's Aqua satellite provided a visible image of Major Hurricane Humberto and its very long "tail" ...

Wed 18 Sep 19 from Phys.org

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Earth to warm more quickly, new climate models show

Greenhouse gases thrust into the atmosphere by burning fossil fuels are warming Earth's surface more quickly than previously understood, according to new climate models set to replace those ...

Tue 17 Sep 19 from Phys.org

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