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Space debris threatens ISS: report

The International Space Station is in danger of being hit by two pieces of debris from an old Russian satellite that had previously hit a US craft in 2009, a news report said on Wednesday.

Sep 26, 2012
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Physics group looks ahead past LHC to LEP3

(Phys.org) -- A group of physicists is looking beyond the usefulness of the Large Hadron Collider (LHC) to a new collider that would sit in the tunnel still occupied by the LHC, to an updated version of what ...

Aug 08, 2012 report
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China fund may help Alibaba in Yahoo! bid: report

China Investment Corporation is in advanced talks to add up to $2 billion to the Alibaba Internet Group's efforts to buy back a stake from struggling Internet pioneer Yahoo!, the New York Times reported.

May 25, 2012
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Moscow swelters in record heat

Moscow sweltered in unseasonable heat on Sunday, with temperatures of nearly 29 degrees Celsius (84.2 Fahrenheit), a record for April since data collection began 130 years ago, authorities said.

Apr 29, 2012
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Oil spilled in Russian Arctic

An oil spill in the Russian Arctic affected an area of up to 8,000 square meters after workers tried to open an old well, causing oil to gush uncontrollably for 37 hours, officials said Monday.

Apr 24, 2012
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Russia launches cargo ship

The Russian cargo ship Progress M-15M was launched from the Baikonur cosmodrome in Kazakhstan and successfully put into orbit on Friday, the mission control centre said.

Apr 20, 2012
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Russia blames TNK-BP for massive oil leaks

Russia's environment minister on Thursday blamed Russian-British oil company TNK-BP for causing massive oil pollution in a resource-rich Siberian region and failing to invest in its infrastructure.

Apr 19, 2012
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