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Research Theresa May says will not agree Brexit deal 'at any cost'
Author: 0 Theresa May says will not agree Brexit deal 'at any cost'

But a spokesman for Mrs May said no extra meeting has yet been scheduled ahead of the regular cabinet meeting in Downing Street next Tuesday. Britain and the European Union both wish to keep the border between EU-member Ireland and Northern Ireland in the United Kingdom open after Brexit, as it is seen as crucial to the 1998 Good Friday peace accord that ended decades of sectarian bloodshed in Northern Ireland.

Research Tesla says SEC subpoenaed Mannequin three manufacturing data
Author: 0 Tesla says SEC subpoenaed Mannequin three manufacturing data

The tech entrepreneur tweeted about its plans for India in response to a query about the company's service capabilities outside North America. The company also said on Friday that 44 per cent of its third-quarter net profit was from previously undisclosed regulatory credits.

Research The Mikulski Archive for Space Telescopes makes all Kepler data publicly available
Author: 0 The Mikulski Archive for Space Telescopes makes all Kepler data publicly available

Kepler was launched March 6, 2009. Scientists have said that Kepler telescope, which helps in discovering 2,600 planets, has finished fuel, so he is retiring. This second phase of Kepler's science program was called the K2 mission. Herz noted that scientific work is a space Observatory is complete. During K2, the Kepler spacecraft continued gathering the data necessary to hunt for exoplanets , and has allowed researchers to study other astrophysical questions.

Research Ahead of Diwali, Delhi's Air Quality continues to alarm citizens
Author: 0 Ahead of Diwali, Delhi's Air Quality continues to alarm citizens

It's an issue that we have created ourselves and are reaping issues of what we've sowed. Noting that private vehicles contribute to 40 per cent pollution in Delhi-NCR, the EPCA urged people to reduce use of private vehicles during this period and use public transport or other means.

Research After finding thousands of planets, NASA's Kepler mission ends
Author: 0 After finding thousands of planets, NASA's Kepler mission ends

Kepler made incredible discoveries, revealing that there are more planets than stars in our galaxy. Kepler's retirement marks just the beginning of a quest to end humankind's cosmic loneliness. No, and in fact the opposite is true. Both use the same system of detecting planetary transits, or shadows cast as they pass in front of their star.

Research NASA's planet-hunter telescope, Kepler, runs out of fuel
Author: 0 NASA's planet-hunter telescope, Kepler, runs out of fuel

The space agency says it has chose to retire Kepler while it is located in its present orbit, which it describes as safe and away from Earth. Voyage of discovery: Kepler was NASA's first planet-hunting mission and it was wildly successful: so far it has discovered 2,662 exoplanets in our galaxy.

Research Consumer Goods Industry Moves to Act on Plastic Waste
Author: 0 Consumer Goods Industry Moves to Act on Plastic Waste

The New Plastics Economy Global Commitment is being officially unveiled at the Our Ocean Conference in Bali today, Monday, October 29, 2018. " The New Plastics Economy Global Commitment sees the countries involved commit to a "circular economy" approach to plastics , preventing them from becoming waste and ensuring they don't end up in the environment ", Eugenie Sage, associate minister for the environment , said .

Research NASA spacecraft breaks record for coming closest to Sun
Author: 0 NASA spacecraft breaks record for coming closest to Sun

Parker will face "brutal" heat and radiation during the epic journey that will take it to within 3.83 million miles of the Sun's surface, according to the space agency. Even the massive Delta IV Heavy (above) that launched the Parker Solar Probe on 12 August 2018 falls well short. Perihelion - nearest to the Sun point of the orbit - for the first time reaches 5 November.

Research Global wildlife numbers fall by 60pc due to ‘exploding’ human activity
Author: 0 Global wildlife numbers fall by 60pc due to ‘exploding’ human activity

Internationally, the organization found that wildlife population declines are especially significant in the tropics, with an 89 per cent loss reported in South and Central America and the Caribbean since 1970. Calling the wildlife and the ecosystem "vital to human life", the current chairman of an intergovernmental panel on biodiversity and world's most eminent environmental scientists said, "destruction of nature is as unsafe as climate change ".

Research Hurricane Oscar gains strength but still not threat to land
Author: 0 Hurricane Oscar gains strength but still not threat to land

But Oscar is no threat to the USA and was deep in the Atlantic as of Sunday morning. Maximum sustained winds have increased to near 60 miles per hour (95 km/h) with higher gusts. Hurricane season runs through November 30. Tropical Storm Oscar could become a hurricane later today. Tthe Bermuda Weather Service said "moderate to strong winds and large swell at beaches are expected ton Tuesday as Hurricane Oscar passes to the distant east".

Research Oscar now Atlantic hurricane, no threat to land
Author: 0 Oscar now Atlantic hurricane, no threat to land

At 1100 a.m. AST (1500 UTC), the center of Subtropical Storm Oscar was located near latitude 27.3 north, longitude 48.4 west. Tropical Storm Nadine was no threat to land earlier this month. Then, Oscar is forecast to begin moving toward the north Monday night or Tuesday, and then head northwest away from the United States by Wednesday. The 2018 Atlantic hurricane season officially started June 1, and it will end on November 30, the NHC said.

Research A Storm Just Wiped an Entire Hawaiian Island Off the Map
Author: 0 A Storm Just Wiped an Entire Hawaiian Island Off the Map

Marine debris teams were dispatched to assess the damage this week after a tiny, remote Hawaiian island was largely wiped off the map when a raging hurricane passed through, officials said. Fletcher added that it's another issue "in the wall of the network of ecosystem diversity on this planet that is being dismantled". Most of the turtles had already left the island by the time the storm hit.

Research Hunter's Moon to glow in October sky: Everything you need to know
Author: 0 Hunter's Moon to glow in October sky: Everything you need to know

When will the full moon take place? Even though it comes with a unique name, this month's full moon won't appear much different from other full moons throughout the year. Sometimes October's full moon is called the Harvest Moon , which is the name given to the full moon that is closest to the time of the fall equinox.

Research Pence Won't Rule Out Nukes in Space
Author: 0 Pence Won't Rule Out Nukes in Space

Pence said, President Donald Trump believes that space is a war fighting domain just like "the land, air and sea". "The goal of the space force will be to secure our vital national interests in space", Pence said at an event hosted by The Washington Post .

Research Hurricane Willa makes landfall in Mexico with 120mph winds
Author: 0 Hurricane Willa makes landfall in Mexico with 120mph winds

By 2 a.m. EDT, the National Hurricane Center had downgraded Willa to a tropical storm with maximum sustained winds of 45 miles per hour. Emergency workers on Wednesday were struggling to reach beach towns left incommunicado by a blow from Hurricane Willa, and rains from the storm continued to force evacuations due to fear of flooding even as it dissipated over northern Mexico.

Research NASA captures incredible image of near-perfect rectangle iceberg off Antarctic Peninsula
Author: 0 NASA captures incredible image of near-perfect rectangle iceberg off Antarctic Peninsula

A flight for Operation IceBridge captured the photo. Most icebergs live only three to six years , but if they stay in cold waters and don't collide with other icebergs (or land), they can survive for 50 or more years. "After a while, a tape measure will bend from its own weight", Catherine Walker, a NASA scientist who researches Antarctic glaciers, said in an interview.

Research Stephen Hawking Wheelchair And Other Personal Effects To Be Sold At Auction
Author: 0 Stephen Hawking Wheelchair And Other Personal Effects To Be Sold At Auction

Thomas Venning, the head of books and manuscripts at Christie's, told the AP that the doctoral thesis reflects both Hawking's scientific achievements and his personal history. The wheelchair, estimated to be worth between $13,000 and $19,500, is included in the sale. Also being auctioned off is the wheelchair Hawking used from the late 1980s to the early 1990s, before he lost the ability to use his hands.

Research Ariane 5 launches BepiColombo to Mercury
Author: 0 Ariane 5 launches BepiColombo to Mercury

BepiColumbo's ion thrusters will be firing for 4.5 years, more than half the journey time. The spacecraft will take seven years to reach the planet closest to the sun. ESA member states nearly cancelled BepiColombo after the mission, which began in 2000, grew too large to fit in a Soyuz rocket, requiring a more expensive Ariane 5 to continue.

Research Tropical Storms Willa and Vicente swirling off Mexico
Author: 0 Tropical Storms Willa and Vicente swirling off Mexico

Willa had maximum sustained winds of 155 mph (249 kph) early Monday and was centered about 195 miles (315 kilometers) south-southwest of Cabo Corrientes. It was projected to weaken somewhat before hitting land but was still expected to be extremely unsafe. The US National Hurricane Center has warned that the storm system and could " produce life threatening storm surge, wind and rainfall " in Mexico on Tuesday.

Research Royal tour: Meghan and Prince Harry to launch Invictus Games
Author: 0 Royal tour: Meghan and Prince Harry to launch Invictus Games

The pregnant Duchess of Sussex has had her schedule cut back during her first royal tour , after a hectic start to her visit to Australia and the South Pacific with husband Prince Harry . Thomas Markle is "filled with love, joy, and happiness" following the news his daughter, Meghan , Duchess of Sussex , is expecting a baby. And the proud dad-to-be couldn't help but bring up the happy news as he delivered his speech at the Invictus Games Opening Ceremony today [October 20].

Research Orionid meteor shower this weekend, will we see the show?
Author: 0 Orionid meteor shower this weekend, will we see the show?

Metro Vancouverites were privy to the Draconid Meteor Shower earlier this month , but they will see an even more dazzling display this week. However, it will be at its peak between October 21 to 22. With that being said, more meteors are produced at its peak, when 15 - 20 of the dazzling stars will appear in the sky. So it's best to go as far away from busy cities, get wrapped up warm, and allow your eyes to adjust to the darkness.

Research Here's NOAA's 2018-2019 winter weather forecast
Author: 0 Here's NOAA's 2018-2019 winter weather forecast

In the U.S. Winter Outlook for December through February, above-average temperatures are most likely across the northern and western U.S., Alaska and Hawaii. "No part of the U.S.is favored to have below-average temperatures", Halpert said. "NOAA" s Winter 2018 temperature outlook for the United States.

Research Antarctic ice shelf 'sings' as winds whip across its surface
Author: 0 Antarctic ice shelf 'sings' as winds whip across its surface

The Ross Ice Shelf at the Bay of Whales - the point where Amundsen staged his successful assault on the South Pole. Researchers studying the Ross Ice Shelf have discovered a new and freakish acoustic phenomenon. "Basically, what we have on our hands is a tool to monitor the environment, really". Julien Chaput, an ambient noise monitoring expert at Colorado State University and new faculty member at the University of Texas, El Paso, told Earther that the recordings are a "happy ...

Research Chinese city plans 'artificial moon' to light up skies
Author: 0 Chinese city plans 'artificial moon' to light up skies

The satellite will reportedly be eight times brighter than the real moon and could replace street lights. According to Wu, the company started testing this satellite years ago, having developed the technology sufficiently enough for it to be launched.

Research Astronauts aboard ISS afraid of aborting space launch
Author: 0 Astronauts aboard ISS afraid of aborting space launch

According to the astronaut, that the Russian rocket failed for the first time in many years - supposedly OK because "it is impossible to be flawless all the time". But he told Rossia-24 television that the pressure was not any greater than what they endured during training for the mission. "There was no time to be nervous, because we had to work", he said.

Research Trouble brewing as climate change affects beer supply
Author: 0 Trouble brewing as climate change affects beer supply

In a collaboration that came about over drinks, an worldwide team of climate researchers has modelled the effects of climate change on barley and beer production. Beer prices could double worldwide and the US could see 20% decline in beer consumption-that's about 10 billion cans of beer. Prof. Guan said: "While the effects on beer may seem modest in comparison to numerous other - some life-threatening - impacts of climate change, there is nonetheless something fundamental in the ...

Research Carolinas next in line for Michael's fury — WHAT'S HAPPENING
Author: 0 Carolinas next in line for Michael's fury — WHAT'S HAPPENING

Searchers on Friday uncovered the first body in the rubble of the Florida town of Mexico Beach , which was almost obliterated by Hurricane Michael, as the toll from the historic storm rose to at least 18 and was expected to climb further. Over 900,000 homes and businesses in Florida, Alabama, Georgia and the Carolinas were without power. Florida has had more hurricanes in October than in any other month.

Research Local space expert talks about implications of terrifying Soyuz rocket launch failure
Author: 0 Local space expert talks about implications of terrifying Soyuz rocket launch failure

The investigation into a mysterious hole on a Russian ISS module has been left on a cliffhanger as several spacewalks had to be scrapped after a Soyuz rocket failed to bring two crewmembers aboard the station. This was Ovchinin's second trip to the station, and Hague's first trip. In 2013, he joined NASA's astronaut corps and is the first member of his class to be assigned to a mission and fly into space, Wiseman said .

Research Hurricane Michael leaves 6 dead in US
Author: 0 Hurricane Michael leaves 6 dead in US

Asked if there would be more evacuation orders, he said officials were monitoring the situation but that people in potentially affected areas should not take any chances against such a large storm surge . He pulled two small boat docks from the water, packed his pickup and picked some beans from his garden before getting out - like hundreds of thousands elsewhere.

Research Enbridge pipeline ruptures, sparks fire near Prince George
Author: 0 Enbridge pipeline ruptures, sparks fire near Prince George

Hundreds of residents at a Vancouver apartment complex will soon find themselves without heat or hot water after a pipeline explosion in B.C.'s Interior that put two natural gas lines out of commission earlier this week. This includes turning off thermostats and limiting other uses of natural gas as much as possible. 'Thank you for all your concern, we are all okay, we are staying at a hotel tonight, the community is evacuated, everyone is accounted for and okay too.

Research ‘Nothing left’ after Hurricane Michael’s rampage on Florida Panhandle
Author: 0 ‘Nothing left’ after Hurricane Michael’s rampage on Florida Panhandle

At least two deaths have been blamed on the storm. All told, more than 900,000 homes and businesses in Florida, Alabama, Georgia and the Carolinas were without power. Minutes earlier, Michael's eyewall came ashore between Panama City and St. Vincent Island, and the hurricane center warned everyone inside the relative calm of the eye not to venture outside.

Research 'That was a quick flight': Crew of failed rocket keeps cool
Author: 0 'That was a quick flight': Crew of failed rocket keeps cool

NASA says two astronauts from the USA and Russian Federation have been flown to the city of Dzhezkazgan in Kazakhstan en route to Moscow after an emergency landing following the failure of a booster rocket carrying them to the International Space Station.

Research 'Halve emissions or face catastrophe as Arctic ice melts'
Author: 0 'Halve emissions or face catastrophe as Arctic ice melts'

In the Paris accord, 197 countries agreed to the goal of holding global temperatures "well below" 2°C above pre-industrial levels and to pursue efforts to limit it to 1.5°C. KING: The timeline in this report is really sobering. The new IPCC report changes that. "The world is already experiencing the deadly effects of global warming at 1C", chief executive Caoimhe de Barra said.

Research Planet has only until 2030 to stem catastrophic climate change, experts warn
Author: 0 Planet has only until 2030 to stem catastrophic climate change, experts warn

But providing African and Nigerian perspective to the report , pan-Africa Director of Oxfam International, Mr. Apollos Nwafor, said: " Climate change has set our planet on fire and millions are already feeling the impact". The report was the first commissioned by world leaders under the Paris Climate Accord from which President Trump is withdrawing the US and was first covered by The New York Times .