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Temps are getting colder. Even in 1947, drivers felt the financial impacts of winter weather. See how these early infographics compare to those created today: #NWS150 

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We stand with the people of Chile. We stand for democracy and collective liberation. We need your help — send a message to the activists in Chile who are still fighting for freedom of expression, social and climate justice. #PazParaChile  #ChileDespert ó

Our annual St Andrew's Day weekend #TicketGiveaway  is back! On Saturday 30 November and Sunday 1 December you can clamber through castles, peer at palaces and be amazed at abbeys - and it won't cost you a penny! Head to now to grab your free tickets!

Don't forget you can also watch 'The Adventures of #Rosetta  and #Philae ' as a planetarium show at @ESOSupernova  near Munich, #Germany . Find out what the mission learned about #comets  🛰️☄️ Plan your visit here 🎞

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As a photographer accustomed to covering conflict, Lynsey Addario discusses her experiences working in tense and unforgiving environments

Moving to the north of England, away from big cities, “precipitated a kind of reconnection to nature”, writes @some_yeo 

Beautiful rays of the sun shine between the golden trees #images  #nature  #mindfulness  #goodvibes 

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1-The Australian night parrot. Not seen since 1912, the night parrot was very much the stuff of legend and folklore until a dead one was spotted beside a road in Queensland in 1990, and then plucky naturalist John Young found one alive in 2013 (📸John Young)

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Conservationists @Global_Wildlife  have found the chevrotain – also called the Vietnam mouse-deer – near the city of Nha Trang (📹📸 Southern Institute of Ecology/Global Wildlife Conservation/Leibniz Institute for Zoo and Wildlife Research/NCNP)

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Crystal clear emerald river flows in the magical forest #photography  #art  art photography

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Scoops of the Day

This lapel pin was distributed by CIA's American Veterans Employee Resource Group to CIA officers through the DOD Vietnam War Commemoration Program. To all veterans, especially those in the CIA family, thank you for your service, and Happy Veterans Day.

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Over 60% of current NASA astronauts have served in the United States military and countless men and women in the Department of Defense support various aspects of human spaceflight worldwide. On #VeteransDay , we pause to honor and thank all who have served.

Stir it up 🌀 @NASAJuno  captured this cyclonic storm on Jupiter during its 23rd close flyby.

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This #VeteransDay  we honor all who have served and continue to serve our country, including the 994 veterans working here for the National Weather Service. Thank you!

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A reduction in cerebral blood volume in the human brain allows inflow of cerebrospinal fluid, which may facilitate communication and clearance of waste products. Read more: #SciMagPerspective  #Neuroscience 

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Meet one of the largest & most powerful eagles, the Harpy Eagle. It's native to C. & S. America where it hunts down monkeys, sloths, & even small deer. Some of its impressive features include long talons that resemble bear claws & a 6.6-ft- (2-m)- long wingspan. [📸: J. Wilkins]

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To those who serve and those who have served - thank you!

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Prepping for Mars Bunny-suited engineers move the #Mars2020  rover into JPL’s large vacuum chamber for testing in Mars-like environmental conditions:

Recent research suggests that the #microbiota  living in and on animals has important functions in their social architecture. Understanding that complex relationship may also identify avenues for treating social disorders in humans. #SciMagReview 

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"Presenting a poster ... is a great opportunity—if you put in the time to prepare." In this week's #SciMagWorkingLife , two postdocs share tips for getting the most out of poster sessions.

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Scoops of the Week

Vortex view: I captured this detailed look at a cyclonic storm in Jupiter’s atmosphere during my latest close pass on Nov. 3. Citizen scientist Kevin M. Gill made this image from data sent by my JunoCam imager. See more at

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(Human for scale.) This photo showcases just how big #NASAWebb  is! We'll be sharing more behind-the-scenes images captured during the integration of the spacecraft and telescope halves of the observatory in this thread. Picture Credit: @northropgrumman 

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NEW: Lawyer for Ukraine whistleblower sends White House cease and desist letter to stop Trump's attacks

“Coherence is not particularly evident in Chairman Graham’s position on this impeachment inquiry.” @jaketapper  examines the political evolution of Sen. Lindsey Graham and the Ukraine scandal. #CNNSOTU 

Remnants of the Berlin Wall can be found across the globe-- including at Headquarters, where a three-section piece has now stood for nearly as long as it did in Germany before its fall 30 years ago. This important artifact now resides in the CIA museum.

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Temperatures that are well below normal will plunge into much of the nation beginning Sunday in the Northern Plains, and pushing all the way into Florida by mid-week. Many will see rapid drops in readings. Check so you're not caught by surprise!

👀 MIT’s nine new Mini Cheetahs frolicking in fall leaves. Adorable or terrifying?

Happy Birthday, @USMC ! Thank you for the last 244 years of service. We look forward to continuing to defend the nation alongside you long into the future.

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Jason Kenney's party, having already rolled back LGBTQ protections, backed 1st reading for bill that empowers doctors to refuse and not even refer for services like abortion or medically-assisted suicide.

#OnThisDay in 1975, the SS Edmund Fitzgerald sank as a result of a violent storm on Lake Superior. Join @NWSMarquette  as they review the background and aftermath of this disaster: #NWS150 

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