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4/ In Nepal there will be a rally highlighting the climate impacts on the Himalayas and opposing the government’s plan to start seismic tests for hydrocarbon drilling in the Himalayas. #ClimateStrike 

Crowdsourcing and machine learning are two techniques used by @CarnegieMellon 's Delphi group to forecast flu epidemics; combining methods, including social media monitoring, might be even better, says @CDCgov . @nature  @MLDCMU  @CMU_DietrichHSS 

RAMBO: LAST BLOOD is the strangest class of comfort food. It's horribly violent. It's a bit racist. But you do feel like you're coming home while watching it. #RamboLastBlood 

This week's tech review: Jabra 85h headphones. Active noise cancelling, and some app controlled tinkering.

“We have never observed an ice sheet behaving this way before. It’s unprecedented in human scientific history”

Pete Buttigieg unveiled his health care plan on Thursday, outlining a middle-of-the-road approach that allows people to opt into a government-backed health insurance option but lets them keep their private insurance plans if they like them w/ @Luhby 

Me watching a subtitled movie 🥴

The first United Arab Emirates (UAE) astronaut Hazzaa Al Mansoori @HHazzaa11  is preparing for an 8-day mission to the w @Space_Stationere  he’ll join . @astro_lucaee  how e @esapertise  helped s @MBRSpaceCentret  up a control centre in , #DubaiAE '>#DubaiAE  👉

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Scoops of the Day

#HappyBirthday to the Air Force! 🎈 Did you know that 4 out of the 12 people who walked on the moon were test pilots for the @usairforce ? @TheRealBuzz , Charles Duke, James Irwin, and David Scott. [Photo: James Irwin saluting the flag on the moon during Apollo 15]

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Send your name to Mars...with the stars! Join Brad Pitt and over 9 million more people in sending your name to the Red Planet aboard our next rover, #Mars2020 . Submit your name by Sept. 30:

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Young people in China are demanding action. One is a student engineer who became obsessed after watching an incendiary film about air pollution. The other is a 16-year-old who went on China’s first #climatestrike . And they're inspiring a generation.

This hat and scarf were brought to Afghanistan by the communications equipment officer on team JAWBREAKER, who wore the New York ballcap as a reminder of the importance of the team's mission. #15Days 

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ICYMI: Scientists shave estimate of neutrino’s mass in half.

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Last month's global average concentration of atmospheric carbon dioxide (CO2) was nearly 412 parts per million (ppm), up approximately 3 ppm from August 2018.

In TWO DAYS, millions of people will be #OutOfOffice  for the Global#ClimateStrike . Are you with us? Share the video here, or record your own. Then RSVP to #StrikeWithUs :

Here are the US #ClimateStrike  demands one more time: #GreenNewDeal 🔨 + immediate halt to all fossil fuel projects 📜Respect of Indigenous lands + sovereignty #EnvironmentalJustice 🤝 🦉Protect biodiversity 🌽Sustainable agriculture

The Pacific Islands are the soul of rugby, producing some of the most dynamic players on the planet and . But countries such as Australia and Japan that benefit from this are turning a blind eye to the Pacific realities of the climate crisis. #RWC2019 

Is there life on Mars? 🤔 Join us tomorrow for a new episode of NASA in Silicon Valley Live and hear how we’re developing new tools 🧪🛠️🔬 to search for life on the Red Planet. Have Qs? Tune in at 4pm PT & ask our experts:

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Scoops of the Week

#OTD in 1976, the Space Shuttle Enterprise was first unveiled! Originally planned to be named "Constitution," it was eventually named after the fictional Starship Enterprise. And who better to help celebrate the roll-out and name announcement than the @StarTrek  cast themselves?

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Ever feel like you're being watched? 👀 These are the 23rd and 24th drill holes of my mission. I'll be doing follow-up observations with my ChemCam laser this week. Whatever you're up to back on Earth, I hope you have laser focus, too. #pewpew  Blog:

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Physicists finally nail the proton’s size:

Reporters: Need data visualizations and b-roll for your climate storytelling needs? We’ve launched a media resources page to support you.

For more than 130 launches, ULA has provided reliable access to space. We are proud to continue this with the #VulcanCentaur  rocket, which is purpose built for national security. #ASC19 

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6 continents 117 countries 3500+ strikes 65 trade unions 600+ companies 500+ organisations ...and counting! Be a part of this movement. #ClimateStrike 

On this day in 1997, @NASA_Hubble 's NICMOS camera captured one the largest young clusters of stars inside our galaxy, the Quintuplet Cluster.

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Happy birthday to naturalist Alexander von Humboldt, born in Berlin on this day in 1769. Famed explorer & scientist, Humboldt saw nature as an interdependent system—& recognized the destructive effects of human activity like deforestation & gas emissions. [🎨: Julius Schrader]

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2nd warmest Jun–Aug for the globe — 1.67°F above the 20th-century avg: @NOAANCEIclimate  #StateOfClimate 

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