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Earth’s Future Is Being Written in Fast-Melting Greenland

HELHEIM GLACIER, Greenland — This is where Earth's refrigerator door is left open, where glaciers dwindle and seas begin to rise. By the end of the summer, about 440 billion tons of ice — maybe more — will have melted or calved off Greenland's giant ice she...
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Total Lunar Eclipse Meets Supermoon Sunday Night

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. — Here comes a total lunar eclipse and supermoon, all wrapped into one. The moon, Earth and sun will line up this weekend for the only total lunar eclipse this year and next. At the same...
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Asteroids Are Smacking Earth Twice as Often as Before

WASHINGTON — Giant rocks from space are falling from the sky more than they used to, but don't worry. "It's just a game of probabilities. These events are still rare and far between that I'm not too worried about it." — Sara Mazrouei, a University of Toront...