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SpaceX Will Build Its Next Generation “BFR” In The Port Of Los Angeles

Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti announced on Twitter that SpaceX will build the rocket colloquially known as the BFR — which may or may not stand for the Big Falcon Rocket — in Los Angeles

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Century-old photos chronicle a survival saga in Antarctica at Bowers Museum exhibit – Los Angeles Times


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Century-old photos chronicle a survival saga in Antarctica at Bowers Museum exhibit
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The Bowers is the first venue in the U.S. to host the exhibition, which runs until Jan. 28. “Endurance” tells the story of Irish explorer Ernest Shackleton and his crew of 27, who were attempting to be the first to cross Antarctica. Frank Hurley, a

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Record heat, lightning, fires, intense rain: California’s extreme … – Los Angeles Times


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Record heat, lightning, fires, intense rain: California's extreme …
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Lightning storms add more heat wave drama as California braces for all-time records this weekend.
Smoke and record September heat will strain air quality and …Sacramento Bee
Record Temperatures, Lightning and Intense Rain Hit California Amid Ongoing Heat WaveKTLA

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Antarctica shed a block of ice the size of Delaware, but scientists think the real disaster could be decades away – Los Angeles Times


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Antarctica shed a block of ice the size of Delaware, but scientists think the real disaster could be decades away
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Ice shelves naturally shed weight in the form of icebergs through a process called calving, or via melting on the bottom. “That's just the way Antarctica works,” said Helen Fricker, a glaciologist at the Scripps Institution of Oceanography who studies
Warnings From AntarcticaNew York Times
Antarctica Has Been Changed Forever, But Scientists Aren't Blaming Climate ChangeForbes
One of the biggest icebergs in recorded history just broke loose from AntarcticaWashington Post
Reuters –NPR –Project MIDAS
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An iceberg the size of Delaware just broke off of Antarctica – Los Angeles Times


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An iceberg the size of Delaware just broke off of Antarctica
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Sometime in the last few days, a block of ice the size of Delaware broke away from Antarctica and is now floating freely in the Weddell Sea. The iceberg, which at around 1 trillion tons is one of the largest on record, poses no immediate threat to sea
Warnings From AntarcticaNew York Times
A Delaware-Size Iceberg Broke Off Antarctica. Who's to Blame?Slate Magazine
One of the biggest icebergs in recorded history just broke loose from AntarcticaWashington Post
NPR –History –The Cryosphere –Project MIDAS
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California’s extreme weather slammed Monterey Bay — and this town’s iconic ship was among the victims – Los Angeles Times


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California's extreme weather slammed Monterey Bay — and this town's iconic ship was among the victims
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The typical signs of a recent storm dotted this quaint coastal village. Near an elementary school, concrete barriers blocked a flooded road. Across town, a creaking excavator whined near the beach, filling a massive sinkhole. Farther down, soggy

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Italy for women, Antarctica – Los Angeles Times

Italy for women, Antarctica
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Admission, info: Free. (714) 505-0205. ANTARCTICA. Slide show. Elisa Kotin will present a slide show and share stories of her trip to Antarctica. When, where: 6:30-8:30 p.m. Friday at Adventure 16, 11161 W. Pico Blvd., Los Angeles. Admission, info: Free.

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Tesla Self-Driving Car Will Go From Los Angeles To NYC In 2017

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As a show of the company’s new self-driving capabilities, Tesla will send an Autopilot-enabled vehicle across the country, from Los Angeles to New York, sometime in 2017, according to Tesla CEO Elon Musk. To be completely clear, the whole trip will be performed by the onboard autonomous driving system (Autopilot). If successful, the trip would certainly [&hellip

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Scientists at Antarctica’s IceCube Observatory find no evidence of sterile neutrino particles – Los Angeles Times


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Scientists at Antarctica's IceCube Observatory find no evidence of sterile neutrino particles
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Scientists at the IceCube Neutrino Observatory in Antarctica who have been searching for mysterious particles known as sterile neutrinos have come up empty. The results, described in Physical Review Letters, leave some troubling gaps in our
IceCube telescope in Antarctica rules out sterile neutrinosNew Scientist
Neutrinos traveling through the Earth's core show no sign of sterilityArs Technica
Icy Telescope Throws Cold Water on Sterile Neutrino TheoryScientific American
EurekAlert (press release) –Milwaukee Journal Sentinel –Cosmos –APS Journals – American Physical Society
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Antarctica in the year 2500 – Los Angeles Times


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Antarctica in the year 2500
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A new scientific study predicts varying scenarios in which climate change could cause the West Antarctic ice sheet to melt in the coming decades and centuries. If greenhouse gas emissions are not reduced significantly, seas around the world could rise
When Antarctica melt, Global sea level would rise 60 metres – Victorville Tech ZoneDaily Star Gazette

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