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The moon formed inside a vaporized Earth synestia

The moon formed inside a vaporized Earth synestia

The collision of the Earth and a large celestial body, which formed the Moon, light atoms were thrown into space. A more violent hypothesis claims that the Moon was originally part of the Earth, but was spat out as a molten chunk in a kind of planetary fission.


NOAA's next-gen weather satellite GOES-S scheduled to launch Thursday

NOAA's next-gen weather satellite GOES-S scheduled to launch Thursday

In addition to improving weather forecasts, GOES-17 will help forecasters locate and track wildfires - invaluable information that emergency response teams need to fight fires and evacuate people who find themselves in harm's way. And just viewing weather events in so much detail makes it easier to learn how they work. "The advanced capabilities of this new satellite will provide vital data to improve forecasts for all weather hazards across the West and downstream across the remainder of ...


Winter Paralympics: Thirty Russian 'neutrals' can compete in Pyeongchang

Winter Paralympics: Thirty Russian 'neutrals' can compete in Pyeongchang

Both sides sent their respective three-member delegations for the working-level talks. PyeongChang 2018The curtain may have fallen on another edition of the Olympic Winter Games , but PyeongChang remains very much at the epicentre of the sporting world's attention as it prepares to welcome the 2018 Paralympic Winter Games on 9-18 March.


The 27th Overwatch Hero is Brigitte Lindholm, Blizzard announced its release

The 27th Overwatch Hero is Brigitte Lindholm, Blizzard announced its release

Her Barrier Shield deploys an energy barrier to absorb a limited amount damage dealt to her front, with Shield Bash adding to this ability by granting her the chance to stun an enemy by dashing forward. With Brigitte around, it will be much harder for them to find their targets. Landing blows allows Brigitte's passive ability, Inspire, to heal nearby allies over time.


No coaches or trains on Friday, service providers confirm

No coaches or trains on Friday, service providers confirm

Severe thunderstorms could affect large areas of Munster and coastal areas of Leinster. In his forecast on Wednesday evening, CarlowWeather.com's Alan O'Reilly hinted at zero visibility across the region heading into early evening tomorrow with gusts reaching up to 100km/h.


Battlefield 2 in Development, Goes Back To WW2

Battlefield 2 in Development, Goes Back To WW2

Possibly done as a reference to the use of the V sign during World War 2 to denote victory. But GamesBeat backs up what TheAlmightyDaq revealed a year ago by also reporting that DICE is holding onto a potential Bad Company sequel in case they need to make another strategic shift in the future, just as they did with Battlefield 1 and are doing with Battlefield V.