The world is getting dangerously hot. Storms have been ferocious. Whole land masses are disappearing. Have you noticed this incredibly bad weather of late? Not fully, scientists say. New research demonstrates a terrifying adaptability of 21st century human beings: in the face of unprecedented climate change, we are normalising the weather temperatures, and not realising
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Updated 8:20 a.m. Eastern with hatch opening. ORLANDO — SpaceX’s Crew Dragon spacecraft successfully docked with the International Space Station March 3, a little more than a day after its launch from Florida. The spacecraft made an initial “soft capture” with the docking port on the station’s Harmony module at 5:51 a.m. Eastern. The docking
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The state of Florida (USA) has formally announced new land-based recreational shark fishing rules, approved via a unanimous vote by the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission. This came after seven years of  hard work by numerous people, including Dr. David Shiffman who is a marine conservation biologist at Simon Fraser University, and worked on land based shark
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The winter of 2019 in the United States has lived up to its name. There have been record cold temperatures, Polar Vortex intrusions, strange rotating ice discs, and the requisite snowstorms. This week I noticed viral videos getting around of massive chunks of ice invading the shores of the Great Lakes region. My colleague Professor
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Updated 5:30 a.m. Eastern with press conference details. KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, Fla. — A SpaceX Falcon 9 successfully launched the first Crew Dragon spacecraft March 2, starting a critical mission to test the spacecraft before it is ready to carry astronauts. The Falcon 9 lifted off on the Demo-1 mission from Launch Complex 39A at
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