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Level of greenhouse gases in atmosphere reaches record high in 2013 – UN agency
Greenhouse gas levels in the atmosphere reached a record high in 2013, largely due to a massive increase in carbon dioxide emissions. There has also been a surge in levels of other greenhouse gases, as well as enhanced ocean acidification.

09.09.2014 18:10

NASA developing submarine to research Titan’s oceans
Researchers are currently working with $100,000 worth of government funding to try and design a submarine that might someday be able to explore the depths of the sea on Saturn’s moon, Titan.

09.09.2014 15:46

Shine on, Harvest Moon: Red supermoon lights up night sky, 3rd this summer (PHOTOS)
This night was a real pleasure for moon lovers as it marks the third in a series of supermoons this summer. On Monday stargazers were able to view one of the biggest and brightest moons in 20 years – and with a reddened shade.

09.09.2014 10:56

​Scientists discover Earth-like tectonics on Jupiter moon
Jupiter’s moon Europa could be quite Earth-like and even have traces of life, say scientists who discovered that Europa has ‘diving’ tectonic plates, the same type of surface-shifting geological activity as found on Earth.

09.09.2014 07:09

'Crater like Empire State Bldg': US daredevil recalls hanging over scorching lake of lava
One of the two Americans who stepped inside the lava filled volcano crater in Vanuatu described his experience to RT as “exhilarating” despite the skin-burning acid rain and a splash of lava, which burned a hole in his jacket.

08.09.2014 18:08

Great balls of fire: Meteor illuminates Spanish skyline (VIDEO)
Early risers got an unexpected treat on Sunday in Spain, as a fireball whistled across the country – lighting up the morning sky. It passed through eight regions, traveling the length of the country, leaving a trail of smoke in its wake.

08.09.2014 12:12

Higgs Boson could spell the end of the universe - Stephen Hawking
Higgs’ elementary particle underpins existence in our universe might become unstable, warns renowned physicist Stephen Hawking. The energy potential of the ‘God particle’ is so vital for the entire universe it could make the cosmos collide, he concludes.

08.09.2014 07:00

Obama: US military will aid fight against Ebola in Africa
US President Barack Obama says the outbreak of Ebola in West Africa “could be a serious danger to the United States.” He pledged the US military will get involved, helping to set up isolation units and provide security for health workers.

08.09.2014 10:21

DNA study ‘unmasks’ Jack the Ripper
19th century British serial killer Jack the Ripper has reportedly been identified using high-tech DNA technology called ‘vacuuming’. The DNA came from the shawl of one of his victim, according to a UK ‘armchair detective.’

08.09.2014 08:57

Green miles: Italian researchers develop road technology to collect energy from traffic
With the invention of a new paving technology, clean energy could be extracted from traffic. Italian engineers also promise an offset of CO2 emissions and better safety on roads.

07.09.2014 12:24

India ozone pollution kills enough crops to feed nearly 100mn poor a year – study
Millions of tons of India’s major crops get damaged yearly due to air pollution – leaving a third of the country’s impoverished people short on nutrition, a joint US-India study reveals.

06.09.2014 09:23

Armed militia faces off with bat-counting biologists at US-Mexico border
Heavily armed members of an American militia patrolling the southwestern US border confronted a group of people in Arizona on Friday, believing them to be drug smugglers or illegal immigrants. They were, in fact, biologists researching bats.

05.09.2014 20:40

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