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March 11, 2018 2:53 PM Cycling: Solar pips Yates to Paris-Nice overall victory

PARIS (Reuters) - Spain’s Marc Soler was rewarded for his long-rage attack in the final stage as he beat Britain’s Simon Yates by four seconds to win the Paris-Nice race on Sunday. The Movistar rider jumped away from the group of favorites with more than 50 kilometers left in the 110-km mountainous ride around Nice to take third place in the eighth stage 57

March 9, 2018 4:16 PM Trial of a Shipwrecked North Korean Calls Attention to Sanctions

Kang Myong Hak’s fishing vessel was one of a record 104 from the country to wash up in Japan last year HAKODATE, Japan—A North Korean fishing-boat captain admitted trying to steal goods from a Japanese island in a trial that highlights the possible impact of sanctions pressure on Pyongyang. Kang Myong Hak, 45, the captain of a squid-fishing boat that drifted 67

February 15, 2018 2:45 PM A NASA observatory just saw a total solar eclipse ... in space!

NASA's Solar Dynamics Observatory saw a total eclipse from space on Feb. 11, 2018. (Joy Ng/NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center/SDO) NASA's Solar Dynamics Observatory spacecraft captured gorgeous views of a total solar eclipse on Sunday (Feb. 11), making the mission's birthday even more special. The cosmic event was captured by NASA's Solar Dynamics Observatory(SDO) 179

February 10, 2018 9:30 PM NASA is keeping tabs on Elon Musk's Tesla roadster

Astronomers aim to keep tabs on everything up in the night sky. A NASA database includes our solar system's eight planets and their moons, more than 755,000 asteroids, 3,500 comets -- and, as of this week, one cherry red sports car that belonged to a Silicon Valley billionaire. Elon Musk, the entrepreneur behind Tesla and SpaceX, put on a stunning show Tuesday 106

February 8, 2018 5:27 AM Space weather: Fine, with a chance of solar flares

A coronal hole, almost square in its shape, is one of the most noticeable features on the sun on May 5-7, 2014. A coronal hole is an area where high-speed solar wind streams into space. It appears dark in extreme ultraviolet light as there is less material to emit in these wavelengths. Inside the coronal hole, you can see bright loops where the hot plasma 85

January 31, 2018 4:02 PM Missed the ‘Super Blue Blood Moon’ Eclipse? Here Are All the Other Eclipses Coming Up in 2018

Stargazers came out in droves to enjoy the “super blue blood moon” eclipse early on Wednesday morning — “super” because the moon was at its closest point to Earth in its orbit, “blue” because it’s the second full moon in a calendar month, and “blood” because the eclipse made it appear red. As Sky and Telescope reports, the next eclipse comes on Feb. 15. Unfortunately 135

January 24, 2018 10:43 PM Here's How to Watch the 'Super Blue Blood Moon Eclipse' Next Week

For the first time in 35 years, a blue moon will occur during a total lunar eclipse on Jan. 31, an event some have taken to calling a “super blue blood moon.” If that sounds like a lot — it is. The alignment of the full moon will make it look like a “supermoon” due to its increased proximity to Earth, causing the satellite to appear slightly larger and brighter 120

January 15, 2018 8:07 PM Utility Jobs Lost as New Power Plants Need Fewer Workers

Older plants are being supplanted by newer power plants fired by natural gas, as well as wind and solar farms As coal and nuclear power plants around the U.S. close due to competitive pressures, the number of people employed in making electricity is shrinking. Older power plants are being retired at an unprecedented pace as power producers wage a fierce 80

January 10, 2018 5:49 PM UN aid reaches displaced Syrians via cross-border crane drop

AMMAN, Jordan – U.N. agencies are sending aid to some 50,000 displaced Syrians in a remote desert camp for the first time since June, hoisting supplies by crane across the sealed Jordan-Syria border. Residents of the Rukban encampment, a majority of them women and children, live in harsh conditions. Food and other staples are in short supply and many can't 57

January 2, 2018 4:53 PM Saudi-led coalition denies blocking aid to Yemen

RIYADH (Reuters) - The Saudi-led military coalition fighting in Yemen has denied blocking aid and basic supplies from entering, following a Reuters story detailing how Yemen is struggling to cope with a new outbreak of the bacterial disease diphtheria. The Dec. 29 report (reut.rs/2Dss5by) quoted the World Health Organization as saying 380 patients had been admitted 49