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I mean... If someone told you, a few years back, about a comedY-drama in which Will Ferrell plays a cowardly husband who abandons wife Julia Louis-Dreyfus to an avalanche you'd be interested. Right? Let's just pretend it's not a remake of FORCE MAJEURE.

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@MileyCyrus 📣 You don't want to miss this! 📣 #TestSubjects  by @LockwoodFilm  EXPOSES how universities groom young scientists to experiment on animals to get their degrees 😡 RETWEET & get these inspiring women's stories heard! Stream for FREE at .

Researchers made the first-ever map of wind circulation in the upper atmosphere of another planet. With data from our Mars-orbiting MAVEN mission, this new map helps scientists to better understand the workings of the Martian climate:

9. But the seas surrounding Qatar are rich in life, ranging from sharks to dugongs (sea cows), lobsters, fish, and pearl oysters.

Boris Johnson and UK Conservatives win massive majority

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Vulcanologist warned Whakaari/White Island was a 'cocktail for tragedy' in 2012

Are you looking forward to the launch of #Cheops , our Characterising#Exoplanet  Satellite, on Tuesday 17 December? 🚀🛰️✨ Don't forget to check out our #media  kit with lots of #infographics  about this inspiring mission 👉 #ff  @ESA_CHEOPS  #StayTuned 

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NEW: Trump-appointed judge ruled on Wed. in ongoing saga of interpreter notes from 2017 Trump-Putin meeting at G20. He rejected admin. argument that notes became Trump's simply b/c he took them. Turnover to State likely. Then, public release possible.

If you think the 'penis fish' at Point Reyes are impressive, you should take a gander at the warm water species!

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Something nobody’s said yet. These results suggest to me there’s no bloody way “remain” would have won any second referendum anyway. It was all delusion. They’re gone. #UKElection 

You’ve probably never seen a sculpture like this before. The difference between John Edmark’s Flourish with normal lighting as opposed to flashing light is almost beyond belief. This video was created in collaboration with @exploratorium  in San Francisco.

This is even more striking when you remember that President Trump made North Korean human rights abuses a centerpiece of his address to the UN. Apparently that was merely a cynical tactical ploy.

It's confirmed! We're building our fourth deep space antenna – much like Cebreros here – that will ensure missions like #JUICE  and #Hera  will be able to communicate with Earth. 'Deep Space Antenna 4' will be located at New Norcia in Western Australia 👉

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Alright Britain, whatever you want, that's what's going to happen to you. I hope you're ready for it.

Please tell anyone who says the vote on impeachment was “partisan” that it is because the GOP has lost all sense of morality, and sold out the Constitution and the American people for a reckless, thuggish sociopath. That is really it. “Partisan” only because they’re all corrupt.

☄️ A mysterious visitor from the depths of space, interstellar comet 2I/Borisov, was captured by @NASA_Hubble  speeding away from our solar system. This Dec. 9 photo shows the comet after close approach to the Sun where it reached a max speed of 100,000 mph:

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🎧 Calling all radio amateurs! We're challenging anyone with amateur radio equipment to catch the first signals from #OPS-SAT , ESA’s new space software lab. On 17 December, OPS-SAT will be launched into space with ESA’s #Cheops  exoplanet satellite 👉

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Scoops of the Week

You will not be surprised to learn that the judge who upheld Kentucky's anti-abortion transvaginal probe law was appointed by Donald Trump.

The newly released @NOAA  14th Arctic Report Card details analysis of a region undergoing a rapid and dramatic change due to our changing climate. Learn about recent extremes in temperature, sea ice and ice melt along with major shifts in marine species.

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New: Time magazine has chosen Greta Thunberg, the Swedish climate crisis activist, as Person of the Year. The shortlist had included Donald Trump, Nancy Pelosi, The Whistleblower and the Hong Kong protestors.

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Today’s launch was the 50th launch of #PSLV  & 75th launch from our space port in Sriharikota. Thanks for your support.

Watch Live: Launch of RISAT-2BR1 and 9 customer satellites by PSLV-C48

“Parnas received in excess of $1.5 million from Ukrainian and Russian sources,” SDNY says.

#ISRO #RISAT2BR1  Filling of Oxidiser for the fourth stage(PS4) of #PSLVC48  completed

.@MarsCuriosity is getting a friend! #Mars2020 , which launches to the Red Planet next summer, borrows from Curiosity's design — but they aren't twins. Curiosity was designed to learn about past water on Mars, & Mars 2020 will look for signs of past life.

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It’s #Artemis  Day! 🚀🔥🌒 We're unveiling the assembled rocket core stage for @NASA_SLS  that will help power the first #Artemis  mission to the Moon. See how teams at our Michoud Assembly Facility in New Orleans made it happen

What it will look like when the sun becomes a red giant Credit: ESA/Hubble (M. Kornmesser & L. L. Christensen)

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