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Tuesday, Dec 12

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Paris hosts major climate summit - and it's all about Trump

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PARIS (AP) — The global climate summit in Paris was designed to bypass Donald Trump, but the U.S. president ended up playing a starring role.

Get set for the Geminid meteor shower

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Star-gazers are in for a treat this week when the annual Geminid meteor shower reaches its peak on Wednesday and Thursday.

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Astronauts' faith: Tiny Apollo 13 Bible up for auction

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A tiny King James Bible that went to space on the famous Apollo 13 mission is up for auction this week.

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Humans would be cool with finding aliens

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If extraterrestrial life is ever discovered, humanity would probably be pretty cool with it.

Blood red skies over China explained 300 years later

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On Sept. 10, 1770, the skies above China, Korea and Japan turned an eerie red, and for eight more nights these glowing red auroras lingered.

The world's largest organism is dying

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It's death by a thousand nibbles.

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Earth's hum heard as never before

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The Earth hums, and scientists have for the first time recorded the sound in the ocean.

Monday, Dec 11

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Trump wants to see NASA boots on the Moon

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President Donald Trump wants to see U.S. astronauts return to the Moon as a foundation for future Mars missions.

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Subway discovery: Los Angeles construction unearths 'rare' fossil trove

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The fossilized remains of creatures that roamed southern California 10,000 years ago were discovered by a crew digging for a subway extension under the busy streets of Los Angeles.

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NASA to make major announcement Thursday, will reveal new Kepler discovery

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NASA has announced it will make an announcement surrounding a new discovery from its Kepler mission, a space telescope used to find exoplanets.

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Britain's been wrong about its highest mountain for years

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Adjust your trivia answers: The United Kingdom has a new highest mountain.

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Right whales facing extinction after 17 die this year, scientists say

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Scientists are raising a red flag over the future of endangered right whales after a high number died in 2017.

Saturday, Dec 9

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Archaeologists uncover 2 ancient tombs in Egypt's Luxor

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Two small ancient tombs dating back 3,500 years have been discovered in the ancient capital of the Egyptian Empire.

Friday, Dec 8

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3.6-million-year-old human skeleton found, shocking scientists

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JOHANNESBURG (AP) — Researchers in South Africa have unveiled what they call “by far the most complete skeleton of a human ancestor older than 1.5 million years ever found.”

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Scary marsupial lion with incredibly powerful bite once prowled Australia

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It’s been 30,000 years since the last of the marsupial lions prowled for prey in Australia, but scientists continue to discover new species of the largest meat-eating mammals that ever lived on the continent.

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245-million-year old fossil looks like Darth Vader, scientists say

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Darth Vader may be Luke Skywalker's father (spoiler alert), but he could also be the twin of a horseshoe crab that lived 245-million years ago.

Archaeologists discover ancient tools made from space material

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Archaeologists have unearthed new ancient iron artifacts that utilize iron from meteorites, at a time when early humans were not thought to be able to smelt iron ore.

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Great white sharks face off against orcas in ocean battleground

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Off the coast of South Africa, just below the ocean’s surface, an epic battle is underway as killer whales hunt and kill the world’s most iconic predator, the great white shark.

Thursday, Dec 7

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Police dashcam captures stunning footage of fireball streaking across the sky

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A police dashboard camera has captured incredible footage of a fireball streaking across the sky in New Jersey.

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Santa Ana winds: What are they?

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Here’s what you should know about the phenomenon.

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George Washington's jewel-encrusted Revolutionary War medal goes on display

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A stunning jewel-encrusted medal owned and worn by George Washington has gone on display at the Museum of the American Revolution in Philadelphia.

Google is helping turn Christmas Island into the next Galapagos Island

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Forty-five million Christmas Island red crabs are on the move for their once-a-year migration to breed — and so to is the Indian Ocean settlement that still calls Australia home despite sitting just 350 kilometers south of Java.

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Early Earth took a heavy beating after the Moon was formed

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Earth may have been bruised by the impact of more than one moon-size object early in its life.

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An unfortunate memento of the total eclipse: Eye damage

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For millions of people last summer’s solar eclipse was a momentary spectacle, but for one New Yorker the sight of the moon crossing the sun is a vision that may never leave her view, burned as a crescent-shaped scar into her retina.

Oldest monster black hole ever found is 800 million times bigger than the Sun

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Astronomers have discovered the oldest supermassive black hole ever found — a behemoth that grew to 800 million times the mass of the sun when the universe was just 5 percent of its current age, a new study finds.

Warm and wet ancient Mars? Maybe not

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Ancient Mars may not have been all that warm and wet after all.

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New York City suburb on edge over sightings of 'coywolf,' a wolf-coyote cross

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A mutant animal is terrorizing a suburban New York City community – threatening pets and reportedly stalking residents as authorities try to track down the beast.

Leonardo da Vinci's $450 million 'Salvator Mundi' painting heads to the Louvre Abu Dhabi

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Leonardo da Vinci’s painting “Salvator Mundi” painting, which recently sold for a record $450.3 million, will be exhibited at the new Louvre Abu Dhabi.

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'Super Earth' is discovered and it has perfect conditions for aliens

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Scientists have discovered a supersized version of Earth that could host life on a distant galaxy.

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Duck-dinosaur hybrid baffles scientists with mixed-up body

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What do you get when you cross a duck, a crocodile, a swan, a penguin and an ostrich? The newest species of dinosaur with a cartoon-like appearance.