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January 11, 2019 11:15 PM Syria says Israel fired missiles toward Damascus, hit airport warehouse

BEIRUT (Reuters) - The Syrian state news agency said Israeli warplanes fired a number of missiles toward the Damascus area on Friday, triggering Syrian air defense that shot down most of them. “The results of the aggression so far were limited to a strike on one of the warehouses at Damascus airport,” the SANA news agency cited a military source as saying 122

January 10, 2019 4:49 PM The Sun will become a giant crystal ball when it dies

A new study from the University of Warwick reveals that the Sun will become a giant crystal ball when it dies. The Sun produces 3.86 x 10^26 watts of energy, or 2.86 with 24 zeros at the end, an impossibly large number. But when the Sun dies, it will turn into an enormous crystal ball, according to a new study. When stars die, they eventually become 116

January 9, 2019 2:48 PM Freak freeway sign fall seen in shocking video nearly dooms driver in Australia

A shocking video has emerged showing the moment a highway sign fell on an SUV in Australia. (iStock) An Australian woman narrowly avoided death when a freeway sign tumbled onto her SUV Tuesday -- a freak incident captured on video by another driver. The woman was driving on the Tullamarine freeway in Melbourne when the large metal sign came crashing 312

January 8, 2019 3:56 PM Ex-soccer coach Kit Carson killed in car crash on same day of sexual abuse trial

Michael “Kit” Carson, a former youth football coach, died in a car crash Monday on the same day he was slated to stand trial on sexual abuse charges. (Getty Images) Michael “Kit” Carson, a former youth soccer coach, died in a car crash Monday -- the same day he was slated to stand trial on sexual abuse charges. Carson, of the Riverside area of Cambridge 289

January 4, 2019 9:24 PM Here Are All of the Solar and Lunar Eclipses You Can See in 2019

2019 will have plenty in store for astronomy fans across the world, with a total solar eclipse, an annular solar eclipse, a total lunar eclipse and more. The most exciting such event for U.S.-based stargazers may be the so-called “Super Blood Wolf Moon Eclipse” on Jan. 21, says Christian Veillet, an astronomer at the Large Binocular Telescope Observatory 119

January 3, 2019 10:00 AM Scientists find the 'missing' dark matter from the early universe

Dark matter, it seems, has been clinging to galaxies for a very long time. Most galaxies that existed 10 billion years ago had about as much dark matter as galaxies do today, contradicting earlier studies that suggested less dark matter lurked around galaxies in the early universe. "Dark matter was similarly abundant in star-forming galaxies in the distant 81

December 30, 2018 12:58 PM Nancy Grace Roman, 'Mother Of Hubble' Space Telescope, Has Died, At Age 93

When Nancy Grace Roman was a child, her favorite object to draw was the moon. Her mother used to take her on walks under the nighttime sky and show her constellations, or point out the colorful swirls of the aurora. Roman loved to look up at the stars and imagine. Eventually, her passion for stargazing blossomed into a career as a renowned astronomer 71

December 29, 2018 3:09 PM Brazil's president-elect plans decree allowing wider gun ownership

SAO PAULO (Reuters) - Brazil’s far-right President-elect Jair Bolsonaro said on Saturday he plans to issue a decree allowing all Brazilians without criminal records to own firearms, welcome news to many core supporters who want him to loosen Brazil’s strict gun laws. Throughout his campaign, Bolsonaro had pledged to dismantle Brazil’s current gun legislation 82

December 29, 2018 3:20 AM Adam Le Fondre scores two as Sydney FC pile further misery on Roar

A brace for Sydney FC striker Adam Le Fondre and an Andrew Redmayne penalty save piled further pain on the Brisbane Roar, beaten 2-1 by the Sky Blues at Jubilee Oval. Still reeling from John Aloisi's decision to stand down as coach on the eve of the match, the Roar conceded the lead 10 minutes into the second half but appeared back in the contest via a controversial 62

December 24, 2018 7:11 PM 'Awful' video shows dog pawing at car’s doors after being abandoned by owner

A heartbreaking video has emerged of a dog owner abandoning his pet on the side of a road in England – and now an animal welfare group is hoping the public can track him down. "The footage has to be seen to be believed, it's just awful,” Natalia Perehovsky, an inspector for the Royal Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals, told Sky News. "To see the poor dog in such obvious 135