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Google Earth to let users post stories, photos in coming years
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Google Earth to let users post stories, photos in coming years

En nexpress - 'The story of your family history, the story of your favorite hiking trip – it could be anything. It doesn't have to be profound.'

‘Growing danger’ that asteroids could be hidden in meteor swarm which intersects with Earth
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‘Growing danger’ that asteroids could be hidden in meteor swarm which intersects with Earth

Yahoo News Czech scientists have warned that a newly discovered branch of the Taurid meteor shower – which intersects with Earth – could hide asteroids big enough to cause ‘continental’ damage.

Czech scientists see growing risk of asteroid hitting Earth
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Czech scientists see growing risk of asteroid hitting Earth

Yahoo News The risk is growing that Earth will be hit by an asteroid from a meteor stream known as the Taurids, Czech astronomers said on Tuesday. The astronomers, from the Czech Academy of

Aliens Have Visited Earth, Space Entrepreneur Robert Bigelow Believes
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Aliens Have Visited Earth, Space Entrepreneur Robert Bigelow Believes

Yahoo News Aliens are among us. Not likely, according to Seth Shostak, a senior astronomer at the SETI Institute, who said, "Obviously, I think that aliens are out there. "Could they come here and

Scott Kelly Says View From Space Shows Earth Is Covered in Pollution and 'We Need Leadership to Protect it'
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Scott Kelly Says View From Space Shows Earth Is Covered in Pollution and 'We Need Leadership to Protect it'

Yahoo News Scott Kelly returned to earth last March after spending 340 consecutive days at the International Space Station, bringing his cumulative total up to 520 days in space. His unique

Have aliens visited Earth? Space tycoon Robert Bigelow certainly thinks so
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Have aliens visited Earth? Space tycoon Robert Bigelow certainly thinks so

Yahoo News A belief that aliens have visited Earth — and may even have stayed here — has long existed among conspiracy theorists and over-eager sci-fi fans. Space tycoon Robert Bigelow, whose

New potentially habitable 'super-Earth' orbiting star 21 light years away has just been spotted
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New potentially habitable 'super-Earth' orbiting star 21 light years away has just been spotted

Yahoo News Astronomers have found a new "super-Earth" circling an M-dwarf star, and it could be habitable. The dwarf star, designated as GJ 625, is around 21 light years away from our solar system

Earth is a jewel, says astronaut after six months away
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Earth is a jewel, says astronaut after six months away

Yahoo News Observing Earth from 400 kilometres (250 miles) away has made astronaut Thomas Pesquet aware of the planet's fragility as never before, he told AFP from the International Space Station

Ban Gioc among Earth's most beautiful waterfalls
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Ban Gioc among Earth's most beautiful waterfalls

EN VietNamNet - Russia’s Sputnik agency has revealed top 16 most beautiful waterfalls on Earth in observance of World Water Day (March 22), including the Ban Gioc waterfall on Quay Son River in the

Why Norway is the happiest nation on Earth
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Why Norway is the happiest nation on Earth

Yahoo News Move over, Disneyland: Norway has taken the crown for the happiest place on Earth, according to the United Nations. On Monday, World Happiness Day, the UN released its 2017 World

Why Antarctica is Earth's petri dish
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Why Antarctica is Earth's petri dish

Yahoo News Some studies have revealed critical insights, such as the infamous hole in the ozone layer that appears over Antarctica during the region’s spring. In 1985, British Antarctic Survey

Heaven and earth at Trang An Complex
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Heaven and earth at Trang An Complex

EN VietNamNet - VietNamNet Bridge – I had heard that the Trang An complex was one of most attractive natural beauty sites in Viet Nam, but my recent trip there surpassed all expectations.

Con Dao islands voted among best secret islands on earth
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Con Dao islands voted among best secret islands on earth

EN VietNamNet - Con Dao islands in the southern province of Ba Ria – Vung Tau has been listed among the best secret islands on earth, according to a recent article by Travel Leisure magazine.

Scientists closer to solving mystery of Earth's core
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Scientists closer to solving mystery of Earth's core

Yahoo News Japanese scientists say that silicon is likely the mystery element in the Earth's inner core, claiming progress on solving one of the planet's deepest secrets. Consensus has long been that

Tam Dao: where heaven meets Earth
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Tam Dao: where heaven meets Earth

En Vnexpress - A two-hour ride from bustling Hanoi offers a sea of clouds, merry meals and a maze of hidden spots.

Con Dao - one of best secret islands on earth: Travel + Leisure
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Con Dao - one of best secret islands on earth: Travel + Leisure

EN VietNamNet - Vietnam's Six Senses Con Dao has been listed among the best secret islands on earth, according to a recent article by Travel + Leisure magazine.

Molten 'Jet Stream' Discovered Deep Inside Earth
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Molten 'Jet Stream' Discovered Deep Inside Earth

Yahoo News A band of molten iron is churning slowly deep inside Earth, much in the same way as a jet stream, a new study finds. Scientists discovered the so-called molten jet stream while analyzing

Earth Scientists Are Freaking Out. NASA Urges Calm.
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Earth Scientists Are Freaking Out. NASA Urges Calm.

Yahoo News At a time when NASA earth scientists are concerned their research may be scuttled by the incoming Trump administration, the space agency's top science official is preaching pragmatism and

John Glenn, first American to orbit Earth, dies at 95
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John Glenn, first American to orbit Earth, dies at 95

John Glenn, who became one of the 20th century's greatest explorers as the first American to orbit Earth and later as the world's oldest astronaut, and also had a long career as a U.S. senator, died

Slowing of Earth's Spin Revealed in Ancient Astronomers' Tablets
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Slowing of Earth's Spin Revealed in Ancient Astronomers' Tablets

Each century, the length of the solar day, or the time it takes the planet to do a full rotation, grows by 1.8 milliseconds, according to a new study using astronomical observations going back to 750

All Human-Made Objects on Earth Amount to 30 Trillion Tons
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All Human-Made Objects on Earth Amount to 30 Trillion Tons

Scientists recently discovered that all objects on Earth created by people adds up to an astoundingly large figure. All of these objects are collectively known as Earth's "technosphere." Distributed

Stash of Water May Be Lurking Deep Beneath Earth's Surface
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Stash of Water May Be Lurking Deep Beneath Earth's Surface

Geoscientists had long thought that below this transition zone (starting at 255 miles, or 410 km, deep) a water-filled mineral called brucite was unstable and so decomposed, sending water molecules

2.5-Billion-Year-Old Fossils Predate Earth's Oxygen
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2.5-Billion-Year-Old Fossils Predate Earth's Oxygen

Fossils of what may be the oldest sulfur-eating bacteria ever found have been discovered in rocks dating back a staggering 2.52 billion years. The fossils don't represent the oldest life on Earth by

China's Shenzhou 11 manned space capsule returns to Earth
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China's Shenzhou 11 manned space capsule returns to Earth

China's Shenzhou 11 space capsule landed safely in the northern region of Inner Mongolia on Friday with two astronauts aboard, state media said, completing the country's longest manned space mission

Thien Son - Suoi Nga: Paradise on earth
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Thien Son - Suoi Nga: Paradise on earth

As one of ten most attractive destinations in Hanoi with cool weather all year around, Thien Son- Suoi Nga is a place combining mountains, cliffs and waterfalls.