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Best weather satellite ever built rockets into space

Best weather satellite ever built rockets into space

The GOES-R satellite launched without any problems. GOES-R's primary instrument will bring in three-times more information at four-times better resolution at five-times faster speeds than current satellites. GLM will generate 500 images per second of developing storms to pinpoint sudden increases in lightning flashes. One of the satellite's instruments will image the surface of the sun, for instance, while others will monitor the amount of energy coming from the star and the activity of ...


Gold Star family of slain California soldier booed on flight

Gold Star family of slain California soldier booed on flight

Sergeant John Perry will be buried at Arlington National Cemetery with full military honors. The Department of Defense says two soldiers died Saturday from injuries inflicted by an improvised explosive device in Bagram, Afghanistan. The grieving father of Sgt. John Perry shared his thoughts about the actions of the American Airlines passengers during an interview with KOVR . His family was flying from Sacramento to Philadelphia, with a layover in Phoenix, but their flight out of ...


Dying teen's letter asks for remains to be frozen

Dying teen's letter asks for remains to be frozen

The teenager, who lived in the London area and can not be named and is only known as JS, used the internet to investigate cryonics during the last months of her life. João Pedro de Magalhães, a biology expert at the University of Liverpool, said that there was a "small" chance that it could work at some undetermined point in the future, although he emphasized that process of cryonic preservation is "very damaging to cells, particularly in the brain".


Supermoon puts on a show around the world

Supermoon puts on a show around the world

Enjoy the photos while you can - because this won't happen for another 18 years. While the appearance of the supermoon has been a regular occurrence in the Earth's skies, it was American astrologer Richard Nolle who is credited with coining the term in 1979.



Merkel aims to 'serve people of Germany' as 4th term looms

On other issues, Obama said he hoped for continuity of U.S. He said he couldn't "ask for a steadier or more reliable partner on the world stage", while adding that if she chooses to run again for a fourth term next year, he'd vote for her - if he could.


Alexis discusses new Arsenal role

Alexis discusses new Arsenal role

Arsenal want him fit to face Manchester United in Saturday's lunchtime kick-off but, this time a year ago, Sanchez pushed similar warnings aside until he pulled a hamstring and was out for two months. The Arsenal boss will be hoping to ruffle the feathers of his managerial counterpart Jose Mourinho, who has previously threatened to "break Arsene Wenger's face".