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New stars found in the Milky Way were born outside of it

New stars found in the Milky Way were born outside of it

Astronomers have found a new stream of stars in our Milky Way galaxy, but they likely didn’t originate there, according to a new study. This new star cluster has been named Nyx, for the Greek goddess of the night. They are within the vicinity of our sun’s location in the galaxy and extend about 6,000…MORE

Teen surfer dies in suspected shark attack in Australia

A 15-year-old boy died in a suspected shark attack while surfing in New South Wales, Australia, police said Saturday. “Witnesses have told police a shark attacked the teenager while he was surfing at Wilsons Headland at Wooli Beach, near Grafton,” New South Wales police said in a statement. “Several board-riders came to his assistance before…MORE

Global temperatures could exceed crucial 1.5 C target in the next five years

Global temperatures could exceed crucial 1.5 C target in the next five years

There is an increasing chance that annual global temperatures could exceed 1.5 degrees Celsius (2.7 degrees Fahrenheit) above pre-industrial levels over the next five years, new climate predictions from the World Meteorological Organization (WMO) say. Under the 2015 Paris climate accord, countries committed to reduce their carbon output and halt global warming below 2 degrees…MORE

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