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Upgraded Soyuz rocket with crew of three launched to space station


Created: Thu, 09 Apr 2020 05:04:41 -0400

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Coronavirus restrictions limited launch guests, but lack of fanfare had no impact on smooth climb to space.

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Miami zoo announces birth of clouded leopard kittens


Created: Wed, 08 Apr 2020 21:05:57 -0400

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The zoo also shared sweet photos of the cubs, which showcase their large eyes and speckled fur.

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Can cats and dogs catch coronavirus?


Created: Wed, 08 Apr 2020 15:26:35 -0400

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A new study looked at several animal species and found some are more susceptible than others — but vets don't want you to worry.

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States backpedal on plastic-bag bans amid coronavirus panic


Created: Wed, 08 Apr 2020 08:52:16 -0400

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Some states are taking harsh measures against reusable tote bags in grocery stores — but plastic can be just as dirty.

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Tuesday's "pink moon" is 2020's largest supermoon


Created: Wed, 08 Apr 2020 06:19:00 -0400

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The pink moon was viewable all over the globe.

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Climate change has made California's fire seasons worse: Study


Created: Tue, 07 Apr 2020 21:03:43 -0400

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Of the 20 largest fires that have occurred since the 1930s, 15 have come in the past 20 years.

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Tuesday's "pink moon" will be the largest supermoon of the year


Created: Tue, 07 Apr 2020 17:57:21 -0400

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CBSN Philly's Janelle Brown speaks with Derrick Pitts, chief astronomer at the Franklin Institute, about what we can expect with Tuesday night's "super pink moon" and other celestial events this week.

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Earth is quieter as coronavirus lockdowns reduce seismic vibration


Created: Tue, 07 Apr 2020 16:31:38 -0400

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Scientists are reporting that the Earth itself has grown quieter amid the coronavirus shutdowns. Seismologists studying the Earth's ambient seismic noise say there has been a significant decrease as traffic and industry are halted. CBS News meteorologist and climate specialist Jeff Berardelli joins CBSN with more.

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The Earth is shaking less under coronavirus lockdowns


Created: Tue, 07 Apr 2020 16:31:28 -0400

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During the coronavirus pandemic, people are moving less — and so is the planet.

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Tiger tests positive for COVID-19 at New York City zoo, officials say


Created: Mon, 06 Apr 2020 22:23:00 -0400

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The Bronx Zoo says Nadia, her sister Azul, two Amur tigers and three African lions had developed a dry cough. They are all expected to recover.

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Tiger tests positive for COVID-19 at NYC zoo


Created: Mon, 06 Apr 2020 22:14:02 -0400

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A 4-year-old female Malayan tiger at Bronx Zoo in New York City has tested positive for COVID-19. Brian Larsen, a registered nurse and CEO of RestoraPet, a health supplement company for pets, joins CBSN to discuss COVID-19 and animals.

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Nature up close: Springtime in Yellowstone


Created: Mon, 06 Apr 2020 10:26:38 -0400

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It's the season for babies to put in an appearance, so "Sunday Morning" contributing videographer Judy Lehmberg offers us a little cuteness

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Remains of 90-million-year-old rainforest found near South Pole


Created: Fri, 03 Apr 2020 16:50:23 -0400

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The South Pole is a harsh, frozen landscape of ice. But new research suggests it once held a lush temperate rainforest.

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"Above normal" Atlantic hurricane season on tap, researchers say


Created: Thu, 02 Apr 2020 20:58:45 -0400

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At least eight of the 16 named tropical storms that are forecast will reach hurricane status with winds greater than 74 mph, according to Colorado State University.

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Human impact on environment raises risk of pandemics


Created: Thu, 02 Apr 2020 11:18:24 -0400

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Some members of the scientific community have been warning for years that it was not a matter of if, but when​ another pandemic​ would threaten humanity.

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NASA's Perseverance rover is bringing a hidden message to Mars


Created: Wed, 01 Apr 2020 15:54:18 -0400

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After NASA shared a photo of the rover's plaque carrying the names of nearly 11 million people, eagle-eyed fans spotted something special.

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NASA offers activities on its website for kids and adults


Created: Wed, 01 Apr 2020 00:45:23 -0400

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NASA is offering some help to families who are quarantined during the coronavirus. The space agency's website has dozens of tutorials to fascinate any math, science and space lovers.

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A new class of future NASA astronauts graduates


Created: Tue, 31 Mar 2020 13:20:08 -0400

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On Friday, 13 men and women celebrated their completion of NASA's Artemis astronaut training program, and are now candidates for future missions, which could include a trip to the moon and possibly Mars. "CBS This Morning: Saturday" co-host Dana Jacobson spoke with one of the recent graduates about the journey he just completed, and about the amazing ones that could lie ahead.

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Can scientists learn about Earth by looking at Venus?


Created: Tue, 31 Mar 2020 13:20:08 -0400

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Scientists say Venus may hold important insights into some of humanity’s biggest challenges today. As NASA gears up for its Mars 2020 mission, CBS News’ Jeff Glor spoke to some who are looking to Earth’s mysterious neighbor.

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Space X launch scrubbed, flight aims to test safety procedures


Created: Tue, 31 Mar 2020 13:20:07 -0400

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Space X is gearing up for a crucial test that could help send astronauts to space from U.S. soil for the first time in nearly a decade. The unmanned Dragon capsule will intentionally break off from the Falcon 9 rocket minutes after liftoff Sunday. The unmanned in-flight abort test aims to prove Space X can return astronauts to safety in the event of an emergency. Mark Strassman reports from Kennedy Space Center in Florida, where Saturday's launch was postponed due to weather.

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SpaceX wins NASA moon program contract


Created: Sun, 29 Mar 2020 15:17:22 -0400

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SpaceX's Dragon XL cargo ships will support NASA's Artemis moonwalkers and allow extended research.

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Great Barrier Reef suffers another mass bleaching


Created: Thu, 26 Mar 2020 14:12:19 -0400

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This is the third mass coral bleaching event on the Great Barrier Reef in just five years.

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Coronavirus to stop astronaut's family from attending launch


Created: Sat, 21 Mar 2020 22:15:48 -0400

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NASA astronaut​ Chris Cassidy is dealing with some unexpected changes as he prepares for launch next month.

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Astronauts already in "quarantine bubble" as NASA adapts to virus


Created: Sat, 21 Mar 2020 16:40:06 -0400

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Only "mission-essential" personnel are allowed to work at NASA field centers — everyone else must work from home.

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Australian bushfire smoke killed more people than fires: Study


Created: Fri, 20 Mar 2020 21:19:38 -0400

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Smoke from the fires caused 417 deaths and more than 4,400 hospitalizations.

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Air pollution clearing due to coronavirus lockdowns


Created: Fri, 20 Mar 2020 17:42:15 -0400

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Satellite images show strict lockdowns to stop the spread of the coronavirus are also having an impact on the environment.

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Nature up close: Allowing nature to tend to our souls


Created: Fri, 20 Mar 2020 08:31:27 -0400

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"Sunday Morning" contributing videographer Judy Lehmberg offers a break from the virus

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Will coronavirus die off in summer? An expert weighs in


Created: Wed, 18 Mar 2020 14:35:25 -0400

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Will warmer, more humid temperatures affect the spread of the virus? CBS News spoke to a top expert on infectious disease transmission about what we know and don't know.

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Study aims to examine links between climate change and clouds


Created: Wed, 18 Mar 2020 14:04:38 -0400

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An unprecedented study was recently launched to explore clouds, which cover two thirds of the Earth's surface on average. Scientists still understand precious little about the phenomenon, but most climatologists believe they hold the key to unlocking the mysteries of climate change. "CBS This Morning: Saturday" took a closer look at where scientists are conducting the study out in the Caribbean.

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"Flattening the curve": What it means for fighting coronavirus


Created: Mon, 16 Mar 2020 01:40:19 -0400

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"Flattening the curve" graphs are being shared across social media — but what does it actually mean, and how do we do it?

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Warmest winter on record gives way to extra-early signs of spring


Created: Sat, 14 Mar 2020 19:20:37 -0400

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According to NOAA, the winter of 2019-2020 was the warmest on record across all continents north of the equator.

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Astronomers discover scorching hot planet where it rains iron


Created: Sat, 14 Mar 2020 17:14:10 -0400

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On one particularly hot planet, hundreds of light-years away from Earth, the forecast is cloudy with a chance of liquid iron rain.

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Bears coming out of hibernation early due to climate change


Created: Thu, 12 Mar 2020 17:22:54 -0400

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This could lead bears into confrontations with humans as they desperately search for food.

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Astronomers discover a star shaped like a teardrop


Created: Wed, 11 Mar 2020 16:15:40 -0400

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"I've been looking for a star like this for nearly 40 years and now we have finally found one," one astronomer said.

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Side effect of long commutes: Car seat carcinogens


Created: Wed, 11 Mar 2020 11:20:42 -0400

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California study finds people with longer commutes face higher exposure to cancerous chemicals from car seats.

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New bug species named after Lady Gaga


Created: Tue, 10 Mar 2020 19:55:12 -0400

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This bug was "Born this Way."

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Climate report warns "time is fast running out" to avoid worst


Created: Tue, 10 Mar 2020 15:26:46 -0400

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The leader of the United Nations calls climate change "the defining challenge of our time."

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Nature up close: What's needed to keep an owl alive


Created: Mon, 09 Mar 2020 16:05:37 -0400

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A look at the energy it takes to sustain a predator on a food chain

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SpaceX cargo ship hooks up with space station


Created: Mon, 09 Mar 2020 10:10:43 -0400

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SpaceX completes its initial space station cargo contract and gears up for follow-on missions.

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NASA's newest Mars rover to launch in July


Created: Sun, 08 Mar 2020 20:55:08 -0400

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NASA has officially named its newest Mars Rover as Perseverance, or Percy for short. Mark Strassmann has the details.

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From "flat Earth" to climate denial, kids are deluged with fake science


Created: Sun, 08 Mar 2020 20:03:49 -0400

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"It's a big issue that goes way beyond science education," one educator says.

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NASA reveals highest-resolution panorama photo of Mars ever taken


Created: Sat, 07 Mar 2020 13:33:40 -0500

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Zoom into the photo to see the stunning details of the Martian landscape.

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False info about volcanoes and climate change goes viral


Created: Sat, 07 Mar 2020 10:31:00 -0500

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"The statement is pants-on-fire false," as one scientist put it – but that didn't stop people from sharing.

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SpaceX cargo ship bound for space station


Created: Sat, 07 Mar 2020 01:17:00 -0500

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SpaceX wraps up its initial NASA cargo contract with 20th flight to space station.

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March 19 marks the earliest spring since 1896


Created: Fri, 06 Mar 2020 15:39:42 -0500

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Get ready for spring to come earlier every year — and not just because Punxsutawney Phil predicts it.

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Texas company plans first private space station flight


Created: Thu, 05 Mar 2020 18:58:09 -0500

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Axiom's mission would be the first privately funded orbital space flight by non-government astronauts.

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How climate change helped fuel Australia's bushfires


Created: Wed, 04 Mar 2020 15:06:44 -0500

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A new study by a group of leading climate scientists analyzes the impact of climate change on this year's devastating fire season in Australia, and concludes that it made conditions significantly worse. CBS News meteorologist and climate specialist Jeff Berardelli joins CBSN to explain the findings.

Read more: How climate change helped fuel Australia's bushfires


Climate change made Australia's fire season worse


Created: Wed, 04 Mar 2020 14:43:18 -0500

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"People ask me, is this a new normal for Australia? It's worse than that," one scientist said.

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CBS News special: 'Man on the Moon'


Created: Wed, 04 Mar 2020 13:30:31 -0500

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On the 50th anniversary, two legends tell the story of the momentous 1969 moon walk: Apollo 11 commander Neil Armstrong and “CBS Evening News” anchor Walter Cronkite -- the man who made history and the man who reported it. Hosted by "CBS Evening News" anchor Norah O'Donnell.

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Titanic: The untold story


Created: Sun, 09 Dec 2018 11:12:00 -0500

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In 1985 a top-secret Cold War search for two missing nuclear submarines in the Atlantic would lead to the discovery of the final resting place of the fated ocean liner on which more than 1,500 people died

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