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Climate change: Failure to tackle warming “suicidal”

UN secretary general tells climate negotiators in Poland that failure to make progress would be a desperate blow for the planet.The post Climate change: Failure to tackle warming “suicidal” appeared first on Education – Career – Word Games – Distance l… Continue reading

Parker Solar Probe: Sun-skimming mission starts calling home

Having become the closest-ever human-made object to our star, the Parker spacecraft returns returns its first dataThe post Parker Solar Probe: Sun-skimming mission starts calling home appeared first on Education – Career – Word Games – Distance learning.
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Climate change is ‘shrinking winter’

Snowy mountain winters are being squeezed into shorter periods, threatening water supplies and increasing wildfire risk.The post Climate change is ‘shrinking winter’ appeared first on Education – Career – Word Games – Distance learning.
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Samples cut around Soyuz hole in spacewalk

Cosmonauts have cut samples from around a hole, which Moscow says may have been caused by a drill.The post Samples cut around Soyuz hole in spacewalk appeared first on Education – Career – Word Games – Distance learning.
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Nasa’s IceSat space laser makes height maps of Earth

One of the most powerful Earth observation tools ever put in orbit is now online.The post Nasa’s IceSat space laser makes height maps of Earth appeared first on Education – Career – Word Games – Distance learning.
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Mission to put millions of hidden fossils online

Museums including Washington’s Smithsonian have set out to digitally record specimens in their collection.The post Mission to put millions of hidden fossils online appeared first on Education – Career – Word Games – Distance learning.
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‘Digital museum’ brings millions of fossils out of the dark

A global effort to digitally record millions of fossils is set to transform the study of evolution.The post ‘Digital museum’ brings millions of fossils out of the dark appeared first on Education – Career – Word Games – Distance learning.
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Climate change: COP24 fails to adopt key scientific report

A major climate conference in Poland has failed to adopt a key report after a dispute over a form of words.The post Climate change: COP24 fails to adopt key scientific report appeared first on Education – Career – Word Games – Distance learning.
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Climate change: COP24 fails to adopt key scientific report

A major climate conference in Poland has failed to adopt a key report after a dispute over a form of words.The post Climate change: COP24 fails to adopt key scientific report appeared first on Education – Career – Word Games – Distance learning.
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Nasa’s InSight probe listens to Martian winds

Two instruments on the recently landed InSight probe capture the noise made by the planet’s wind.The post Nasa’s InSight probe listens to Martian winds appeared first on Education – Career – Word Games – Distance learning.
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Nasa’s InSight probe listens to Martian winds

Two instruments on the recently landed InSight probe capture the noise made by the planet’s wind.The post Nasa’s InSight probe listens to Martian winds appeared first on Education – Career – Word Games – Distance learning.
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Nasa’s InSight probe listens to Martian winds

Two instruments on the recently landed InSight probe capture the noise made by the planet’s wind.The post Nasa’s InSight probe listens to Martian winds appeared first on Education – Career – Word Games – Distance learning.
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Bloodhound supersonic car project axed

The firm behind the 1,000 mph supersonic vehicle failed to find an injection of £25m to keep going.The post Bloodhound supersonic car project axed appeared first on Education – Career – Word Games – Distance learning.
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Fossil preserves ‘sea monster’ blubber and skin

Scientists identify fossilised blubber from an ancient marine reptile that lived 180 million years ago.The post Fossil preserves ‘sea monster’ blubber and skin appeared first on Education – Career – Word Games – Distance learning.
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Cars and coal help drive ‘strong’ CO2 rise in 2018

CO2 emissions hit an all time high, rising nearly 3% in 2018 thanks to coal and a booming global market for cars.The post Cars and coal help drive ‘strong’ CO2 rise in 2018 appeared first on Education – Career – Word Games – Distance learni… Continue reading

Saving the world’s last West African giraffes in Niger

The highly threatened subspecies has been brought back to a reserve in Niger after a 50-year absence.The post Saving the world’s last West African giraffes in Niger appeared first on Education – Career – Word Games – Distance learning.
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Osiris-Rex: Nasa probe arrives at Asteroid Bennu

Nasa’s Osiris-Rex spacecraft moves alongside the 500m-wide rock from which it hopes to grab a sample.The post Osiris-Rex: Nasa probe arrives at Asteroid Bennu appeared first on Education – Career – Word Games – Distance learning.
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Climate change: ‘Trump effect’ threatens Paris pact

President Trump’s actions are restricting global efforts to cut carbon, a study suggests.The post Climate change: ‘Trump effect’ threatens Paris pact appeared first on Education – Career – Word Games – Distance learning.
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Why some see Chile’s plastic bag ban as a rubbish proposal

Chile has banned stores from handing out free plastic bags to shoppers and it is a headache for some.The post Why some see Chile’s plastic bag ban as a rubbish proposal appeared first on Education – Career – Word Games – Distance learning.
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UK plans sat-nav system to rival EU’s Galileo

Britain will no longer seek access to the EU’s answer to GPS for defence, after a row with Brussels.The post UK plans sat-nav system to rival EU’s Galileo appeared first on Education – Career – Word Games – Distance learning.
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