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Dazzling northern lights, major geomagnetic storm hits Earth

A major solar explosion and geomagnetic storm resulted in incredible northern lights on Monday night, mainly seen across northern Europe and North America. (Photos – Video) The geomagnetic storm was classified G4, the second-highest possible degree – the last on such a scale happened in March, when auroras were seen as far south as New […]

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Grand Canyon covered by sea of clouds in amazing weather event (VIDEO, PHOTOS)

The Grand Canyon, one of the seven wonders of the natural world, became even more wondrous on Thursday, thanks to a rare weather event. A sea of clouds filled the chasm from the bottom up, ebbing and flowing like a seaside tide. The stunning sight of the canyon filling with fog like water fills a […]

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October ’14 in pictures: Major news stories through the camera lens

From Spider Man protesting in Hong Kong to Darth Vader running for parliament in Ukraine’s elections; a world search for North Korea’s ‘missing’ leader and Sweden’s hunt for a mysterious ‘Russian submarine’ – RT offers you October headlines, made visual. The ongoing epidemic of the deadly Ebola virus has shown no sign of abating, being […]

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Yellowstone supervolcano eruption would be disastrous for entire US – study

If the massive supervolcano at Yellowstone National Park erupted again, scientists believe it would blanket much of the United States in ash and potentially sever communication as well as travel between the country’s coasts. According to a new study published by the US Geological Survey, cities about 300 miles away from the volcano’s location in […]

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Rescue saga: US ship heads to free two trapped icebreakers in Antarctic

American vessel the Polar Star, the US Coast Guard’s only active heavy polar icebreaker, is heading to the Antarctic to rescue over 120 crewmembers aboard Russian and Chinese ships trapped in heavy sea ice.

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Monsanto buys big data weather company to boost yields and profit

Agriculture giant Monsanto has announced acquisition of the Climate Corporation, a climate data research company, expecting that its info will help farmers maximize crop yields with fewer resources. The $930 million cash purchase is set to give the company an upper hand in the quickly expanding field of scientific weather data, something that would put […]

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