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Tuesday, January 26, 2021

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Kilauea Continues Erupting, Forms Lava Lake

Mount Kilauea continued to spew lava after erupting last month and has formed a lava lake in its crater. Mount Kilauea continued to spew...

Mount Kilauea Erupts after Quake

The Kilauea volcano on Hawaii’s Big Island has erupted after a 4.4 earthquake.The Kilauea volcano on Hawaii’s Big Island has erupted after a 4.4...

Scientists Discover New Species in Bolivia

A scientific expedition in the Bolivian Andes revealed 20 new species to science, including the “Lilliputian frog” plus four rediscovered species that includes the...

Russia Tests Anti-Satellite Missile, United States Space Command Says

Russia has launched a test on its direct-ascent anti-satellite (DA-ASAT) missile that can destroy satellites in low Earth orbit, United States Space Command said...

Amazon Generated 211 Million Kilograms of Plastic Waste in 2019, Report Says

E-commerce company Amazon generated an estimated 211 million kilograms of plastic packaging waste in 2019, with 10.8 million kilograms of the waste ending up...

NASA Announces Astronauts for Moon-Bound Artemis Mission

The National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) has officially revealed the list of 18 astronauts to form a team that would help the agency...

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