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The Lyrid meteor shower peaks this weekend, but don’t expect much this year

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Dr. Sarah Adams

Come Monday morning, April 22, the first good meteor shower in nearly four months reaches its peak: The annual Lyrid meteors. Unfortunately, ...

Scientists Say They’ve Found More Evidence of Hidden Planet in Our Solar System

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Dr. Sarah Adams

There may be a ninth planet after all. Beyond Neptune Scientists have long been hunting for a hidden planet out in the ...

NASA satellite’s ‘shocking’ space junk near-miss was even closer than thought

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Dr. Sarah Adams

Humanity dodged an orbital bullet recently by an even slimmer margin than we thought. In the wee hours of Feb. 28, the ...

Fossil found on a beach by tween reveals massive marine reptile

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Dr. Sarah Adams

Editor’s Note: A version of this story appeared in CNN’s Wonder Theory science newsletter. To get it in your inbox, sign up for ...

11-year-old’s fossil discovery reveals ancient creature larger than a blue whale

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Dr. Sarah Adams

Editor’s Note: A version of this story appeared in CNN’s Wonder Theory science newsletter. To get it in your inbox, sign up for ...

Antarctica’s Mount Erebus volcano emits real gold dust

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Dr. Sarah Adams

The frozen continent of Antarctica is, paradoxically, a hotbed of volcanic activity. The ice-capped region is home to some 138 volcanoes nestled ...

Pakistani province issues flood alert and warns of heavy loss of life due to glacial melting

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Dr. Sarah Adams

PESHAWAR, Pakistan (AP) — A Pakistani province has issued a flood alert due to glacial melting and warned of heavy loss of ...

NASA satellite’s space junk encounter was even closer than thought

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Dr. Sarah Adams

Humanity dodged an orbital bullet recently by an even slimmer margin than we thought.  In the wee hours of Feb. 28, the ...

Death Valley has become a picture of climate whiplash

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Dr. Sarah Adams

In California’s boom-and-bust climate, Death Valley has offered some of the strangest scenes over the past few years. Some of the area’s ...

New findings lead to advances in optical quantum computing

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Dr. Sarah Adams

This article has been reviewed according to Science X’s editorial process and policies. Editors have highlighted the following attributes while ensuring the content’s ...