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Mount Kanlaon spews ash

This comes a day after a low-energy phreatic, or steam-driven, eruption occurred in the volcano

This comes a day after a low-energy phreatic, or steam-driven, eruption occurred in the ...

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Mount Kanlaon spews ash

Seismologist: 'In the coming days, the public should expect far bigger quakes, with a ...

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Seismologists worried by tremors in DR Congo

The moon 'can appear up to 14% larger and 30% brighter than usual,' says state weather ...

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PAGASA: 'Super moon' at 11:47 pm on December 3

Being able to use the backup thrusters means the lifespan of Voyager 1 has been extended ...

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NASA successfully fires Voyager 1 thrusters after 37 years

The discovery may provide clues as to how other solar systems formed, say researchers

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Cigar-shaped asteroid came from another solar system – study

A new extrasolar system planet can be added to a handful of fellow exoplanets which could ...

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New planet could support life – ESO observatory

More than 15,000 global scientists from 184 countries sign on to the letter, called the ...

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15,000 scientists say threats to planet now 'far worse'

The 7.3-magnitude quake which hit the Iraq-Iran border area on Sunday night, kills ...

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Quake leaves trail of death and destruction in Iraq

(UPDATED) The unmanned, barrel-shaped Cygnus is packed with food, supplies, and equipment ...

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Aircraft overhead forces Orbital to cancel cargo launch

The Soviet Union sent Laika, a former street dog, up to space in a satellite on November ...

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Dog star: Scientist recalls training Laika for space