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The Truth About Trump Buying Greenland

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There are rumours — of varying degrees of legitimacy — that Donald Trump has floated the idea of buying Greenland from Denmark. This wouldn’t be the first time the USA had increased its territory by direct purchase (the Louisiana Purchase was a thing, after all), but it would be the first time it had happened in a long time.

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Scientists Detect Powerful Radio Burst From Another Galaxy

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Fast radio bursts (FRB) have been puzzling scientists since they were first discovered in 2007, but answers may soon be on the way thanks to astronomers discovering the origin of a new and particularly strong FRB. The burst – designated  FRB 180924 – is incredibly powerful, putting off as much energy in its 1.3 millisecond Continue Reading

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How Do You Tell The Difference Between A Crocodile And A Vegetarian?

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The prehistoric relatives of today’s crocodiles may have not had quite the bite we assume. Researchers have studied 146 tooth fossils across sixteen species of now extinct crocodyliforms and compared them to the teeth of not just alligators and crocodiles, but also the gharial and caiman. Using computer modeling, the study broke down the function Continue Reading

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NASA Unlocks The Rocks

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The moon is suddenly a hot topic of conversation again as the fiftieth anniversary of the pivotal Apollo 11 mission came and went. Between 1969 and 1972, twelve moonwalkers brought a total of 382 kilograms worth of lunar samples back home with them.  These samples have been kept vaulted and in pristine condition, but now Continue Reading

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Golden Asteroid Could Destroy The (Financial) World

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Mining corporation owners are all salivating over the potential of space as a new landscape ripe to be tilled. One of the biggest asteroids in the solar system, 16 Psyche, is thought to be composed of so much gold, iron, and nickel that every person living on planet earth could become a billionaire.

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