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TCD geologists link ancient crystals with cosmic blast

Irish Independent - ‎14 hours ago‎
A team from Trinity College has unearthed ground-breaking research that suggests Earth shares more similarities with our neighbours in the solar system than previously believed.
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Bizarre jellyfish discovered in Marianas Trench

Siliconrepublic.com - ‎13 minutes ago‎
US researchers trawling the depths of the Marianas Trench this month have just captured footage of a pretty weird looking jellyfish.

An acre of trees planted by Mayo schools as part of Tree Walk

Mayo Advertiser - ‎5 hours ago‎
John Crossan and fellow tree walkers walked from Achill to Westport planting native trees in schools along the way. The Tree Walk has been visiting schools for the last 20 years but this was its first visit to south and west Mayo.
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Slideshow: Chernobyl, 30 years later

Free Speech Radio News - ‎Apr 26, 2016‎
Chernobyl city limits. The village, which gave its name to the atomic power plant, is located 10 miles south of the decommissioned nuclear power station.
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Tim Peake drives remote robot on Earth from orbit

BBC News - ‎1 hour ago‎
UK astronaut Tim Peake has begun his big remote control experiment on the space station. He is commanding a robot rover on Earth, driving it across a big sandpit in Stevenage that simulates the surface of the Red Planet.
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Super-sized slugs population booming thanks to mild weather

Irish Independent - ‎7 hours ago‎
A generation of sleepless super-sized slugs could ravage vegetable patches this summer thanks to unseasonably mild weather. Share.
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Elon Musk Opens Up a Free Training Gym for Artificial Intelligence

Fortune - ‎1 hour ago‎
Made for developing smarter computers, not pumping iron. OpenAI, the artificial intelligence company backed by Tesla and SpaceX boss Elon Musk, is building out a new kind of free training “gym” for computer programmers.
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New Brain Atlas Reveals Where Words Are Stored

Live Science - ‎11 minutes ago‎
Words and concepts are clustered in very specific regions of the cortex, the outer layer of the brain responsible for most higher-order thinking.
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New space telescope's giant gold mirror unveiled: Bob McDonald

CBC.ca - ‎2 hours ago‎
The giant successor to the Hubble Space Telescope was seen for the first time in its full glory this week, with its 18-segment, gold-coated mirror unfolded as it will be in space.
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Scientists say there's basically no way the Great Barrier Reef was bleached naturally

Washington Post - ‎1 hour ago‎
This year, we've seen alarming bleaching of the Great Barrier Reef, caused by warm sea temperatures. A recently completed aerial survey of the reef found that 93 percent of the smaller reefs that comprise it showed at least some bleaching, and in the ...
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East Africa: Rwanda Signs Paris Agreement On Climate Change

AllAfrica.com - ‎2 hours ago‎
Rwanda has joined over 160 countries in signing the historic Paris Agreement on Climate Change at the United Nations Headquarters in New York.
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Industry input sought for next NASA Mars orbiter

SpaceFlight Insider - ‎4 hours ago‎
An artist's rendition of a satellite around Mars using an optical laser for communicating with Earth instead of radio waves. Image Credit: NASA.
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