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Oscars Viewership Sinks to New Low With 23.6 Million | The Virtue Signaling Awards

The 2020 Oscars ceremony was watched by the smallest audience the awards show has ever received. 23.6 million viewers tuned in on Sunday night to see “Parasite” sweep to a surprise victory. That’s a 20%, 6 million viewer drop-off from last year. … Continue reading

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NASA Asteroid Airburst Warning: 75-Foot NEO Approaching Earth Tomorrow | Tomorrow Was Today AM EST

Although much of the blast would be absorbed by the atmosphere, the remaining energy that would be deflected onto Earth could still be powerful enough to cause significant damage. Depending on the altitude of the explosion, its energy could break … Continue reading

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Sunspot update Nov 2019: The longest flatline in centuries |Baby It’s Going to Get Cold Outside

Are we therefore entering a new grand minimum? No one yet knows, and we probably will not know until this upcoming solar maximum unfolds in the next four years. If it is merely weak, it means a grand minimum has … Continue reading

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NASA’s Solar Probe Found Things Near the Sun That We Can’t Explain | But It Has Nothing to do With Earths Climate

“To our big surprise,” Kasper said, “by the time we got to our closest approach, [the solar wind] was flowing between 35 and 50 kilometers per second around the Sun. That’s something like 15 to 25 times faster than the … Continue reading

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“A longer animation highlighting the atmospheric gravity waves.

A gusty south easterly surge over NW WA – perhaps enhanced by outflow from last night's thunderstorms over the Northern Interior – carries a plume of dust out over the Indian Ocean. pic.twitter.com/TqySYPa3NL — Andrew Miskelly (@andrewmiskelly) October 21, 2019 … Continue reading

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Hubble spies ‘alien’ comet for the first time – BGR

When astronomers have observed comets from our own solar system they all tend to look similar. An icy nucleus is the heart of the comet, surrounded by a cloud of dust and gas that forms a tail as the comet … Continue reading

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India: Lunar Lander Chandrayaan2 Ready to Land on September 7th

Live media coverage of the landing of Chandrayaan-2 on lunar surface The soft landing of Chandrayaan-2 Vikram lander on lunar surface is scheduled between 1:30 am to 2:30 am on Saturday, September 07, 2019. This will be followed by the … Continue reading

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