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Scientists: 2011 was the ninth warmest year on record in 33 years

In last 33 years of  satellite measurements of temperature readings for almost all regions of Earth, 2011 was the ninth-warmest year on record according to latest study by US scientists. Globally average for Earth's atmosphere is 0.27 degree Fahrenheit warmer in

January 09, 2012

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Russian space officials estimate that Phobos-Grunt will fall to Earth on Jan. 15

Russian space officials now estimate that Phobos-Grunt will fall to Earth on Jan. 15, though the date could change "due to external factors. The probe will re-enter somewhere between 51 degrees north and 51 degress south latitude; the exact location won't be known

January 09, 2012

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The 10 inventions of Nikola Tesla that changed the world

"Ere many generations pass, our machinery will be driven by a power obtainable at any point of the universe. This idea is not novel. Men have been led to it long ago by instinct or reason; it has been expressed in many ways, and in many places, in the history of old

January 07, 2012

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Mt. Etna enters 2012 with new paroxysmal eruption spewing ash up to 5 kilometers

In the morning hours of January 5, 2012 the New South-East Crater of Mt. Etna has produced a new episode paroxysmal eruption after 50 quiet days. Last eruption had occurred November 15, 2011. Istituto Nazionale di Geosifica e Vulcanologia - Sezione di Catania (INGV)

January 06, 2012

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Phobos-Grunt probe reentry scheduled for January 15

The spokesman of Russia's military space forces told Russian news agencies today that stranded Phobos-Grunt could fall to Earth on Jan. 15. About 30 fragments weighing up to 200 kilograms (440 pounds) are expected to fall to Earth. The $165-million Phobos-Grunt

January 05, 2012

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Mass fish die-off reported at Kvaenes beach, Norway

Mass fish die-off was reported at Kvaenes beach in Kvænes, Tromsø, in the northerly district of Nordreisa, Norway on Dec 31th according to local media Nordlys and Dagbladet. The cause of death is currently unknown. Scientists are looking for a possible reasons to see

January 03, 2012

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41 quakes in 24 hours hit Christchurch

A swarm of large aftershocks, including a violent magnitude 5.5, rattled the  Christchurch overnight and knocked out power to thousands of homes. Christchurch continues to be rocked with 41 earthquakes recorded in the Canterbury region over the past 24 hours. There

January 02, 2012

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Night sky guide for January 2012

January brings us striking views of the night skies! You’ll be able to see well known constellations during the long hours of darkness in the Northern hemisphere, with crisp cold skies. This is an ideal time to get out and look at the wonders of the night sky as t

January 02, 2012

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Mass bird death in Arkansas again

It looks like there is repeating of last year's start with mass bird death in Arkansas.Police in Beebe,  a town in central Arkansas, reports death of dozens of blackbirds this weekend. The Arkansas Game and Fish Commission began receiving reports of dead black birds

January 01, 2012

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The world of free energy

In the late 1880's, trade journals in the electrical sciences were predicting free electricity and free energy in the near future. Incredible discoveries about the nature of electricity were becoming common place. Nikola Tesla was demonstrating "wireless

December 27, 2011

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Solar activity heightens up: 3 M-class flares and 11 C-class flares in past two days

An M-Class flare with a double peak took place this afternoon at 20:30 UTC around active Sunspot 1387. The flare measured M2.3 and was captured by SDO in the image below. A long duration C5.7 Solar Flare was detected around Sunspot 1384 this morning (Dec 26) and

December 26, 2011

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Four human responses to planetary chaos

By responses we mean the behaviour of people regarding reception and interpretation of the negative conditions in the world, and the consequent state of mind. The general attitude, and still unfortunately the most prevalent, is the public mind-state of complacency and

December 26, 2011

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Rockslides and liquefaction after latest Christchurch earthquake

More than tweny aftershocks hit the city of Christchurch and his suburbs since a major aftershocks measuring 5.8 and 5.9 magnitude were the largest since many months. More aftershocks are expected to happen the coming hours, days and even weeks.The first stronger

December 24, 2011

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Comet Lovejoy now visible with naked eye

Comet Lovejoy's tail is visible after all,  from around the southern hemisphere. It can be visible just before sunrise. Reports of two tails indicates that it develop dust and ion tail. The gaseous tail is blow almost directly away from the sun by solar wind

December 22, 2011

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New cyclone forming in Arafura Sea, could likely become Christmass Tropical Cyclone

There is a Tropical Low system forming in Arafura Sea that could eventualy become one larger tropical cyclone as the one that devastate Darwin 37 years ago on Christmas Eve claiming 49 lives. The Australian Bureau of Meteorology forecasting more than 50% of chances for

December 21, 2011

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Dutch lab creates highly contagious killer flu

A deadly strain of bird flu with the potential to infect and kill millions of people has been created in a laboratory by European scientists – who now want to publish full details of how they did it. The discovery has prompted fears within the US Government that the

December 21, 2011

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The shocking truth of the pending EU collapse!

Problem, reaction, solution.In search for end of economic crisis the EU leaders reached an agreement and signed a Treaty establishing European stability mechanism (ESM). Critics say the ESM resembles an enabling act, because it severely confines the economic

December 20, 2011