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The Hill
House passes Russia sanctions package with oil, gas fixesHOUSE PASSES SANCTIONS BILL: The House easily passed bipartisan legislation on
The Hill / Posted 30 minutes ago
HOUSE PASSES SANCTIONS BILL: The House easily passed bipartisan legislation on Tuesday to expand sanctions on Russia and limit the Trump administration’s ability to lift them. The legislation comes after lawmakers addressed a series of concerns oil... Read more
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Namibia Economist
Pensioners are an underrated and underserved market“THERE’S NOTHING WRONG with bingo and chicken,” says Tom Kamber, before explain
Namibia Economist / Posted 7 hours ago
“THERE’S NOTHING WRONG with bingo and chicken,” says Tom Kamber, before explaining why you won’t find either in the senior centre he runs in Manhattan. Instead, members of the Senior Planet Exploration Centre are given VR goggles and other digital... Read more
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The Palm Beach Post
Sea level rise is accelerating in Florida, scientists warnClay Henderson has lived on the same block along the Indian River in New Smyrna
The Palm Beach Post / Posted yesterday
Clay Henderson has lived on the same block along the Indian River in New Smyrna Beach for 34 years. Living in a storm-prone state like Florida, you expect to see a river top its bank on occasion, but only in the past two years has Henderson seen it... Read more
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International Business Times
Caltech scientists working on new microscope in search for alien life Scientists at the California Institute of Technology (Caltech) are working on a
International Business Times / Posted yesterday
Scientists at the California Institute of Technology (Caltech) are working on a new microscope technology in the search for alien life. Called digital holographic microscopy (DHM), it is, according to their publication, a technique that has a much... Read more
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ABC Action News Tampa Bay
Sea level rise is accelerating in Florida, scientists warnDAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) - Clay Henderson has lived on the same block along the
ABC Action News Tampa Bay / Posted yesterday
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) - Clay Henderson has lived on the same block along the Indian River in New Smyrna Beach for 34 years. Living in a storm-prone state like Florida, you expect to see a river top its bank on occasion, but only in the past two... Read more
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New Kerala
Visit Finland Orchestrates 'The Symphony of Extremes' to Honor Country's Centenary - newkerala news #256574SHANGHAI, July 24, 2017 : To honor the 100th Anniversary of the country's indep
New Kerala / Posted yesterday
SHANGHAI, July 24, 2017 : To honor the 100th Anniversary of the country's independence, Visit Finland has launched an exciting new campaign: The Symphony of Extremes -- Born from Finnish DNA. As Finland is a nation of vast extremes, not only in its... Read more
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Business Standard India
3D holography may be best bet for finding alien life, say scientiststo distinguish between a microbe and a speck of dust than you'd think," said Ja
Business Standard India / Posted yesterday
to distinguish between a microbe and a speck of dust than you'd think," said Jay Nadeau, research professor at California Institute of Technology in the US. Enceladus has enormous geysers, venting water vapour through cracks in the moon's icy... Read more
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The Bristol Bay Times
Daily respites during a summer-long walkJIM RIVER — On this cobble bar north of the Arctic Circle, it is a fine day. Th
The Bristol Bay Times / Posted 4 days ago
JIM RIVER — On this cobble bar north of the Arctic Circle, it is a fine day. The sky is a sheet of blue, a breeze wraps us with clean air, a sandpiper mom shrieks over her hatchlings. They are gray-blue puffballs, extra cute and almost invisible amid... Read more
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The Tampa Tribune
Sea level rise is accelerating in Florida, scientists warnDAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) � Clay Henderson has lived on the same block along the
The Tampa Tribune / Posted 4 days ago
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) � Clay Henderson has lived on the same block along the Indian River in New Smyrna Beach for 34 years. Living in a storm-prone state like Florida, you expect to see a river top its bank on occasion, but only in the past two... Read more
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The Norwich Bulletin
In the push to deliver on campaign promises, Interior's energy drive looms largeJuliet Eilperin The Washington Post WASHINGTON - With control over more than 5
The Norwich Bulletin / Posted 5 days ago
Juliet Eilperin The Washington Post WASHINGTON - With control over more than 500 million acres of public land and hundreds of millions of acres offshore, Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke is moving rapidly to promote American production of coal, oil and... Read more
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Evening Standard
The London art class of 2017 have been very inspired by Donald Trumpthat London’s art class of 2017 have been inspired by one particular figure thi
Evening Standard / Posted 5 days ago
that London’s art class of 2017 have been inspired by one particular figure this year: US President Students showcasing their work at the University of the Arts London’s summer shows revealed a particular interest in giving the controversial... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
In the push to deliver on campaign promises, Interior's energy drive looms largeproduction of coal, oil and gas - a critical piece of President Donald Trump's
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 5 days ago
production of coal, oil and gas - a critical piece of President Donald Trump's vision for "making America great again." In the past few weeks alone, Zinke has lowered the price companies must pay the government for offshore drilling; acted to... Read more
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New Kerala
Government of Canada and the Northwest Territories Announce Significant Investments to Improve Health Care for Patients in the Northwest Territories - newkerala news #255660YELLOWKNIFE, July 19, 2017 : Canadians benefit from a health care system that i
New Kerala / Posted 5 days ago
YELLOWKNIFE, July 19, 2017 : Canadians benefit from a health care system that is responsive to their unique health needs, which is why investments in research targeted to advance patient care is essential. The Honourable Jane Philpott, Canada's... Read more
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Daily Mail
US congressman stuns a Nasa panel with bizarre question on aliens'Was he for real?': The internet erupts as a US congressman asks a senior Nasa
Daily Mail / Posted 6 days ago
'Was he for real?': The internet erupts as a US congressman asks a senior Nasa panel if aliens lived on Mars 'thousands of years ago' California Republican Dana Rohrabacher asked if aliens once lived on Mars A senior Nasa Mars rover scientist told... Read more
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EarthSky
Global methane levels hitting new highsMethane bubbles trapped in ice on Abraham Lake, in Alberta, Canada, during wint
EarthSky / Posted 6 days ago
Methane bubbles trapped in ice on Abraham Lake, in Alberta, Canada, during winter 2016-17. In the summer, the gas (produced by microbes in the lake sediments) escapes into the air—a process scientists have demonstrated with unconventional methods.... Read more
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Salon.com
Arctic heat is becoming more common and persistentThis article originally appeared on The Arctic is a bastion of cold, blustery
Salon.com / Posted 9 days ago
This article originally appeared on The Arctic is a bastion of cold, blustery weather. But in the latest sign of how quickly changes are happening, new research published this week shows that the Arctic has seen more frequent bouts of warm air and... Read more
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Irish Examiner
Stand-up scientist uses comedy to popularise physicsscientist uses comedy to popularise physics | Irish Examiner Heard the one a
Irish Examiner / Posted 10 days ago
scientist uses comedy to popularise physics | Irish Examiner Heard the one about the stand-up scientist? Or the physicist who uses comedy to bring nanoscience to the masses? Dr Jessamyn... Read more
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The Bristol Bay Times
As state funding dries up, boroughs are left to foot the billIt's just a matter of time before Alaska's fiscal crisis begins to have a serio
The Bristol Bay Times / Posted 11 days ago
It's just a matter of time before Alaska's fiscal crisis begins to have a serious effect on the financial stability of local governments because of their dependence on state dollars. Many of the borough governments in Alaska, including the Northwest... Read more
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The Bristol Bay Times
High summer reaches Trans-Alaska PipelineYUKON RIVER — It's high summer, past the solstice. Everything is alive here on
The Bristol Bay Times / Posted 11 days ago
YUKON RIVER — It's high summer, past the solstice. Everything is alive here on the path of the Trans-Alaska pipeline. Since I started this hike across Alaska on the last day of April in Valdez, the country has softened, greened up and started... Read more
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Boston Globe
S. Allen Counter, 73; professor found explorers’ descendants decades laterS. Allen Counter’s research as a Harvard neurophysiologist took him far afield
Boston Globe / Posted 11 days ago
S. Allen Counter’s research as a Harvard neurophysiologist took him far afield to Ecuador and the Amazonian rainforests, but nothing could match a trip he made in the mid-1980s to Greenland, where he found the half-Inuit sons that Robert E. Peary and... Read more
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Lake Placid News
WORLD FOCUS: 3.45 billion years and countingWhat does Dale Andersen of Lake Placid, a senior scientist at the Carl Sagan Ce
Lake Placid News / Posted 12 days ago
What does Dale Andersen of Lake Placid, a senior scientist at the Carl Sagan Center within the SETI Institute whose research concentrates on microbial environments of the Arctic, Antarctic, Abacama Desert, Death Valley and Siberia, have in common... Read more
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Torontoist
What's On In Toronto, July 12-18Carnival experiences; a surfeit of great local comedy; art outdoors, thrilling
Torontoist / Posted 12 days ago
Carnival experiences; a surfeit of great local comedy; art outdoors, thrilling WWII dogfights indoors, and music from The Dears, The New Swears, and more. Photo courtesy of Danny Michel. Wednesday, July 12 Veteran Toronto troubadour Danny... Read more
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Daily Mail
Jupiter's Great Red Spot up close: First images from Juno flybyJupiter's 10,000 mile-wide 'Great Red Spot' up close: NASA releases first histo
Daily Mail / Posted 13 days ago
Jupiter's 10,000 mile-wide 'Great Red Spot' up close: NASA releases first historic images from Juno flyby The mysterious storm appears as a deep red orb surrounded by layers of pale yellow, orange and white Juno probe passed above the Giant Red... Read more
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Colorado Daily
CU Boulder replaces Arts and Sciences dean in bid to 'take us to the next level'The University of Colorado has decided to go in a different direction with the
Colorado Daily / Posted 13 days ago
The University of Colorado has decided to go in a different direction with the leadership of the College of Arts and Sciences, selecting the director of the school's Institute of Arctic and Alpine Research to take over as dean rather than keeping... Read more
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Daily Mail
Dutch researchers reveal plans for mile-wide 'floating islands''floating islands' to combat rising sea levels Huge island will be made up of
Daily Mail / Posted 14 days ago
'floating islands' to combat rising sea levels Huge island will be made up of 87 floating triangles of different sizes The flexible island could be made of concrete or steel Researchers have tested a large model of the system in a water... Read more
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Daily Mail
Winter warming events are becoming more common in the ArcticWinter warming is becoming far more common in the Arctic, researchers warn Arc
Daily Mail / Posted 14 days ago
Winter warming is becoming far more common in the Arctic, researchers warn Arctic winters known to experience days in which temps rise above 14 degrees F But, study found these events are becoming more frequent and lasting longer Since 1980, the... Read more
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Daily Mail
Juno probe flies over Jupiter's 'Great Red Spot' for the first timePeering into the eye of the storm: Nasa's Juno probe flies over Jupiter's 10,00
Daily Mail / Posted 14 days ago
Peering into the eye of the storm: Nasa's Juno probe flies over Jupiter's 10,000 mile-wide 'Great Red Spot' for the first time The mysterious storm appears as a deep red orb surrounded by layers of pale yellow, orange and white Juno probe passed... Read more
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Manila Standard Today
EU-Norway snow crab row could fuel oil tensions in ArcticBy Pierre-Henry Deshayes OSLO, Norway―On the face of it, a relentless battle b
Manila Standard Today / Posted 15 days ago
By Pierre-Henry Deshayes OSLO, Norway―On the face of it, a relentless battle between the European Union and Norway in a remote part of the Arctic is about snow crabs. But the real fight may go beyond who gets to catch the modest crustaceans around... Read more
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The Bristol Bay Times
Teacher turnover costs state millions each yearTeacher turnover is costing the state about $20 million each year, with those c
The Bristol Bay Times / Posted 18 days ago
Teacher turnover is costing the state about $20 million each year, with those costs disproportionately falling on the shoulders of some rural districts. For every teacher that leaves and must be replaced, it costs the affected district $20,000, on... Read more
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Peninsula Clarion
Study indicates boroughs are more dependent on state dollarsSince the turn of the century, Alaska’s boroughs have become much more dependen
Peninsula Clarion / Posted 18 days ago
Since the turn of the century, Alaska’s boroughs have become much more dependent on state dollars to operate. That’s a problem their assemblies and administrations are facing now that state support is disappearing amid an ongoing budget crisis. The... Read more
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Northumberland Today
Cambridge Bay basketball players visit the areaThey are the LeBron James, Kevin Durant and Stephen Curry of Cambridge Bay. No
Northumberland Today / Posted 18 days ago
They are the LeBron James, Kevin Durant and Stephen Curry of Cambridge Bay. No, it is not the Arctic version of the NBA all-stars. It is the youth basketball team from the remote hamlet on Victoria Island, Nunavut, who have come to play in the... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Trump moves to open more public land to drilling in CaliforniaThe Trump administration forged ahead with its commitment to boosting domestic
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 18 days ago
The Trump administration forged ahead with its commitment to boosting domestic fossil fuel production Thursday, directing more public lands to be opened for oil and gas extraction — a move that could bring new drill rigs to California. The state... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Trump moves to open more public land to drilling in CaliforniaThe Trump administration forged ahead with its commitment to boosting domestic
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 18 days ago
The Trump administration forged ahead with its commitment to boosting domestic fossil fuel production Thursday, directing more public lands to be opened for oil and gas extraction — a move that could bring new drill rigs to California. The state... Read more
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San Francisco Chronicle
Trump moves to open more public land to drilling in CaliforniaThe Trump administration forged ahead with its commitment to boosting domestic
San Francisco Chronicle / Posted 18 days ago
The Trump administration forged ahead with its commitment to boosting domestic fossil fuel production on Thursday, directing more public lands to be opened for oil and gas extraction — a move that could bring new drill rigs to California. The state... Read more
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Daily Mail
The silent lakes of Earth's 'toxic twin': Waves on Titan just 1cm highThe silent lakes of Earth's 'toxic twin': Astronomers say waves on Titan would
Daily Mail / Posted 20 days ago
The silent lakes of Earth's 'toxic twin': Astronomers say waves on Titan would only reach 1cm high Methane and ethane fall from the sky as rain, filling deep lakes that dot surface Waves reach only 1 centimeter high and 20 centimeters long, team... Read more
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Brainerd Dispatch
What is North Korea trying to hit?But experts don't think Kim wants to fire the missiles randomly. "This notion
Brainerd Dispatch / Posted 20 days ago
But experts don't think Kim wants to fire the missiles randomly. "This notion that the program is unsophisticated is no longer true, and I don't think the strategy is unsophisticated, either," said Vipin Narang, an MIT professor who has written two... Read more
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express
Huge explosion rocks Arctic tundra leaving 165ft deep new crater in northern Russia REINDEER and dogs "fled in terror" when the Arctic tundra suddenly exploded "
express / Posted 21 days ago
REINDEER and dogs "fled in terror" when the Arctic tundra suddenly exploded "like a volcano" to form the latest eerie new crater in northern Russia. The eruption... Read more
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Salon.com
Sunnier skies driving Greenland surface meltThis article originally appeared on In the past two decades, the Greenland ice
Salon.com / Posted 21 days ago
This article originally appeared on In the past two decades, the Greenland ice sheet has become the biggest single contributor to rising sea levels, mostly from melt across its vast surface. That surface melt is, in turn, driven mostly by an uptick... Read more
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The Economic Times
Big banks fail to clear climate testIn the three years ending December 31, 2016, as many as 37 international banks
The Economic Times / Posted 21 days ago
In the three years ending December 31, 2016, as many as 37 international banks financed 158 companies $290 billion for their "extreme" fossil fuel activities, said the Banking on Climate Change: Fossil Fuel Finance Report Card 2017 released by... Read more
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The Tampa Tribune
Federal court blocks Trump EPA on air pollutionWASHINGTON — An appeals court Monday struck down the Environmental Protection A
The Tampa Tribune / Posted 21 days ago
WASHINGTON — An appeals court Monday struck down the Environmental Protection Agency's 90-day suspension of new emission standards on oil and gas wells, a decision that could set back the Trump administration's broad legal strategy for rolling back... Read more
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TribLIVE
Appeals court blocks Trump EPA on oil, gas well emissionsgas well emissions | TribLIVE Obituaries Front Bridgeville Area NewsSewickley
TribLIVE / Posted 21 days ago
gas well emissions | TribLIVE Obituaries Front Bridgeville Area NewsSewickley HeraldMurrysville StarSouth Hills RecordThe HeraldHampton JournalShaler JournalPine Creek JournalTriblive Online Only Appeals court blocks Trump EPA on oil, gas... Read more
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The Morning Call
Federal court blocks Trump EPA on air pollutionIn a 2-to-1 ruling, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia conc
The Morning Call / Posted 21 days ago
In a 2-to-1 ruling, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia concluded that the EPA had the right to reconsider a 2016 rule limiting methane and smog-forming pollutants emitted by oil and gas wells but could not delay the effective date... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Federal court blocks Trump EPA on air pollutionWASHINGTON - An appeals court Monday struck down the Environmental Protection A
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 21 days ago
WASHINGTON - An appeals court Monday struck down the Environmental Protection Agency's two-year suspension of new emission standards on oil and gas wells, a decision that could set back the Trump administration's broad legal strategy for rolling back... Read more
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Al.com
Federal court blocks rollback of Obama-era air pollution rulesWASHINGTON - An appeals court Monday struck down the Environmental Protection A
Al.com / Posted 21 days ago
WASHINGTON - An appeals court Monday struck down the Environmental Protection Agency's two-year suspension of new emission standards on oil and gas wells, a decision that could set back the Trump administration's broad legal strategy for rolling back... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Federal court blocks Trump EPA on air pollutionIn a 2-to-1 ruling, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia conc
Chicago Tribune / Posted 21 days ago
In a 2-to-1 ruling, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia concluded that the EPA had the right to reconsider a 2016 rule limiting methane and smog-forming pollutants emitted by oil and gas wells but could not delay the effective date... Read more
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Sun-Sentinel
Federal court blocks Trump EPA on air pollutionIn a 2-to-1 ruling, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia conc
Sun-Sentinel / Posted 21 days ago
In a 2-to-1 ruling, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia concluded that the EPA had the right to reconsider a 2016 rule limiting methane and smog-forming pollutants emitted by oil and gas wells but could not delay the effective date... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
Federal court blocks Trump EPA on air pollutionIn a 2-to-1 ruling, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia conc
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 22 days ago
In a 2-to-1 ruling, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia concluded that the EPA had the right to reconsider a 2016 rule limiting methane and smog-forming pollutants emitted by oil and gas wells but could not delay the effective date... Read more
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Baltimore Sun
Federal court blocks Trump EPA on air pollutionIn a 2-to-1 ruling, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia conc
Baltimore Sun / Posted 22 days ago
In a 2-to-1 ruling, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia concluded that the EPA had the right to reconsider a 2016 rule limiting methane and smog-forming pollutants emitted by oil and gas wells but could not delay the effective date... Read more
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Philly.com
Federal court blocks Trump EPA on rolling back Obama air-pollution ruleWASHINGTON — An appeals court Monday struck down the Environmental Protection A
Philly.com / Posted 22 days ago
WASHINGTON — An appeals court Monday struck down the Environmental Protection Agency’s two-year suspension of new emission standards on oil and gas wells, a decision that could set back the Trump administration’s broad legal strategy for rolling back... Read more
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Daily Mail
Juno set to fly over Jupiter's 10,000-mile-wide great red spotThe biggest storm in the universe set for its close up: Juno set to fly over Ju
Daily Mail / Posted 22 days ago
The biggest storm in the universe set for its close up: Juno set to fly over Jupiter's 10,000-mile-wide 'Great Red spot' storm that has been raging for 350 YEARS The 10,000-mile-wide great red spot is believed to be the biggest storm in the solar... Read more
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