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Research Australian PM Turnbull survives party leadership challenge
Author: 0 Australian PM Turnbull survives party leadership challenge

Malcolm Turnbull is still the Prime Minister of Australia after an attempted leadership spill. "[Foreign Minister] Julie Bishop was the one person who nominated for that role and she's the Deputy Leader of the Liberal Party ". "If we are fighting amongst ourselves, guess what, when the voters go to the election, they'll mark us down as they should", Mr Laundy said. Liberal backbencher Tim Wilson acknowledged the numbers were being counted in the party room.

Research First Alert Weather: New tropical system forms in the Atlantic
Author: 0 First Alert Weather: New tropical system forms in the Atlantic

Storm Ernesto will bring with it a "Post-Tropical Cyclone" and we are expected to at least get the tail-end of the Subtropical Storm which has formed out in the Atlantic. Before then they were simply given numbers for identification. Eventually, it might wind up impacting Europe as a remnant low pressure area next week.

Research Trapped in 99-Million-Year-Old Amber, a Beetle With Pilfered Pollen
Author: 0 Trapped in 99-Million-Year-Old Amber, a Beetle With Pilfered Pollen

A dorsal view of the mid-Cretaceous beetle Cretoparacucujus cycadophilus , including the mandibular cavities it likely used for pollination. "It is remarkable several aggregations of exquisitely preserved pollen grains are located along the left side of the fossil beetle and with two pollen grains close to the head", said Dr.

Research Weed-killing chemical found in popular breakfast foods
Author: 0 Weed-killing chemical found in popular breakfast foods

Oats are the basis of many favorite children's snacks, including Cheerios and other baby finger-food cereals. Glyphosate is the main ingredient in weed killer and has been linked to cancer. One sample of Quaker Oats had 1,300 parts per billion . Farmers will spray the weed-killing chemical on crops, such as wheat, oats and lentils, before harvest .

Research Red Tide Crisis in Florida, State of Emergency Declared
Author: 0 Red Tide Crisis in Florida, State of Emergency Declared

Gov. Rick Scott , a man who over the past eight years cut almost $ 700 million from Florida's environmental agencies ( many of whom oversee algae outbreaks) declared a state of emergency today to combat our current algae outbreak. A scientist from Florida Gulf Coast University (FGCU) sampled coastal waters west of Ft. Lee County will use this additional funding to enhance the county's efforts to clean local waterways from impacts caused by red tide .

Research Monsanto Thrown Into Chaos by $289 Million Glyphosate Ruling
Author: 0 Monsanto Thrown Into Chaos by $289 Million Glyphosate Ruling

After three days of deliberation, the jury at San Francisco's Superior Court in California ruled that Monsanto failed to warn users of it's product about the cancer risks and ordered the company pay the plaintiff, Dewayne Johnson , $ 289 million in restitution.

Research Solar probe to fly closer to sun than ever before
Author: 0 Solar probe to fly closer to sun than ever before

The mission had been expected to launch on Saturday, but was delayed at the last minute due to a technical problem . Scientists aim to learn more about the mechanisms that power the solar wind of charged particles the sun sends into the solar system, creating aurorae on Earth and sometimes screwing with our tech.

Research Nasa delays solar mission to unlock Sun's mysteries
Author: 0 Nasa delays solar mission to unlock Sun's mysteries

The solar wind carries a million tons of matter into space every second. The probe will travel closer to the sun than ever before to study the solar theories Dr. It will be the fastest manmade moving object in history and NASA hope it will come within 3.83 million miles of the sun's surface, making 24 loops of the star over seven years.

Research Annual meteor shower to peak Sunday night
Author: 0 Annual meteor shower to peak Sunday night

So if you want a good view, look to the Northeastern sky after dark. The best viewing will be with the darkest sky you can find. The meteor shower happens each year when Earth passes through the trail of debris left by a comet. Best viewing times will be between 11 p.m. and 4 a.m. The Perseid meteor shower is named after the constellation Perseus because if you trace their paths backward they appear to be coming from the area of the sky.

Research NASA embarks on
Author: 0 NASA embarks on "dangerous" mission to the Sun

Facing brutal heat and radiation, the spacecraft will fly close enough to watch the solar wind speed up from subsonic to supersonic, and fly through the birthplace of the highest-energy solar particles. Scientists at the space agency were due to launch the probe yesterday - but it was called off due to "gaseous helium red pressure alarm". The probe will make its closest approach in 2024 when the next total solar eclipse is expected to be seen over the USA, and with that, the spacecraft ...

Research Mission to the sun lifts off Saturday morning
Author: 0 Mission to the sun lifts off Saturday morning

The car-sized probe, which will get within 3.9million miles of the sun's surface, is set to blast off from Cape Canaveral, Florida , on Saturday at 8.33am British time. "With each orbit, we'll be seeing new regions of the sun's atmosphere and learning things about stellar mechanics that we've wanted to explore for decades".

Research Horoscope for Aug. 11, 2018
Author: 0 Horoscope for Aug. 11, 2018

When the Moon covers part of the Sun, the phenomenon is called partial solar eclipse . But so central was the July 27 lunar eclipse, with the moon passing nearly directly through the middle of Earth's shadow, that it allowed for not just one, but two partial solar eclipses: one that occurred two weeks before the lunar eclipse , and another on August 11 (two weeks afterward).

Research Perseids 2018: Where and how to watch the dazzling meteor shower
Author: 0 Perseids 2018: Where and how to watch the dazzling meteor shower

According to Space , this August during the peak, there should be about 60 to 70 meteors per hour, although a year ago saw about 80 an hour. The peak will be from 9.00 pm on Sunday 12th August to 4.30 am on Monday 13th August. Every summer, Earth ploughs through this thick trail (this year, it entered the trail on July 17, and it will exit on August 24), allowing some of the comet's ancient debris to enter and burn up in our planet's atmosphere.

Research BWS: Subtropical Storm 'Not Threat To Bermuda'
Author: 0 BWS: Subtropical Storm 'Not Threat To Bermuda'

However, tropical-storm-force winds and pounding, unsafe surf are possible late Tuesday and Wednesday. Two new tropical storms are strengthening off Mexico and both are projected to reach hurricane force while marching northwestward parallel to the coast, bringing heavy surf .

Research Hurricane Hector regains strength as it plows toward Hawaii
Author: 0 Hurricane Hector regains strength as it plows toward Hawaii

There's a possibility the two storms could merge this week: Ileana should "begin weakening later on Tuesday and dissipate or become absorbed by John on Wednesday", the National Hurricane Center said . Tom Travis, Hawaii's emergency management administrator , said: "Hector is our first hurricane this year". It's not known yet if the island will be impacted.

Research Astronomers discover freakish rogue planet glowing with auroras
Author: 0 Astronomers discover freakish rogue planet glowing with auroras

Brown dwarfs are generally "too massive to be considered planets, yet not massive enough to sustain nuclear fusion of hydrogen in their cores - the process that powers stars", the researchers note. Its fields are between 16 and 54 times more powerful than earth's and around 200 times more powerful than Jupiter's. The surprising find is peculiar because it could be a planet or a brown dwarf .

Research Indonesia's Telkom launches newest satellite
Author: 0 Indonesia's Telkom launches newest satellite

SpaceX used its newest style booster for a second time to put a communications satellite into orbit for Indonesia. The spacecraft - whose name translates as "red and white", a reference to the colors of the Indonesian flag - will become part of the network run by PT Telkom Indonesia, the nation's largest telecommunications provider.