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The world’s cleanest air is in the Southern Ocean near Antarctica

The world’s cleanest air is in the Southern Ocean near Antarctica Since weather and climate are closely linked, they naturally connect most regions of the world-thus making it more hard amid this era of climate change to find that "pristine" air. "Aerosols that control the properties of SO (Southern Ocean) clouds are strongly associated with marine biological processes and appear to have separated Antarctica microorganisms from the northerly direction and nutr... [Full Article...]

Republican senator 'struggling' over whether to back Trump in election

Republican senator 'struggling' over whether to back Trump in election Supreme Court the following year. She called it "necessary and overdue". "He did not ask for his resignation", said Kelly. But she said she'd continue to try to work with his administration. The Atlantic reported that Kelly defended Lt. Col. Alexander Vindman, a key figure in Trump's impeachment who was removed from the White House, while also diverging from the president's disparaging comm... [Full Article...]

China eases flight curbs after US targets its airlines

China eases flight curbs after US targets its airlines The Transportation Department says it will suspend passenger flights by four Chinese airlines to and from the US beginning June 16 - sooner if President Donald Trump decides to do so. Still, the tension between the USA and China adds to the risk and uncertainty for Boeing's 737 Max and 787 Dreamliner, two aircraft that are critical to its recovery from the worst downturn in aviation history. [Full Article...]

Asteroid to make close approach to Earth this weekend

Asteroid to make close approach to Earth this weekend NASA set on its Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) website: "NEOs are comets and asteroids that have been nudged by the gravitational attraction of nearby planets into orbits that allow them to enter the Earth's neighbourhood". The Widget displays the next five Earth approaches to within 4.6 million miles (7.5 million kilometers or 19.5 times the distance to the moon); an object larger than about 150... [Full Article...]

United States to halt Chinese airlines' access

United States to halt Chinese airlines' access China already allowed some flights from foreign airlines under a "Five-One" policy introduced in March that limited worldwide carriers to one flight a week. If no passengers on a particular route test positive for the coronavirus for three consecutive weeks, the operating airline can increase services to twice per week, it said . [Full Article...]

Major diesel spill sees state of emergency declared in Siberia

Major diesel spill sees state of emergency declared in Siberia Russian President Vladimir Putin has declared a state of emergency in a region of Siberia after an estimated 18,000 tonnes of diesel fuel spilled from a power plant storage facility. The spill has contaminated a 350 sq km area, the BBC quoted state media reports as saying. Norilsk Nickel, however, stated that the incident had been reported in a "timely and proper" way. [Full Article...]

Dead Sea Scrolls' DNA enlightens scholars

Dead Sea Scrolls' DNA enlightens scholars Discovered in the Qumran Caves , near the Dead Sea, in 1946, the Dead Sea Scrolls are a collection of around 25,000 fragments of ancient texts including the earliest-known copies of Books of the Hebrew Bible . Pnina Shor, founder of the Dead Sea Scrolls Unit at the Israel Antiquities Authority, adds, "The Israel Antiquities Authority is in charge of both preserving the scrolls for posterity... [Full Article...]

NASA's Newest Astronauts Conducted A Live Stream From ISS

NASA's Newest Astronauts Conducted A Live Stream From ISS They claimed that when they have got opened the hatch of the spacecraft they could feel the new brand vehicle with smiley faces on both sides - one with Chris looking at the new vehicle as if he saw a new auto and same reaction on the newly arrived astronauts. [Full Article...]


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