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Tesla And SpaceX Finally Get Around To Opposing Trump's Immigration Ban

Although the electric vehicle, solar power and aerospace companies led by Musk were not among the initial group of those signing on to an amicus brief supporting a lawsuit against the immigration rule, both were added by late Monday afternoon.

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Black Hole's Decade-Long Feeding Frenzy Sucks Down Star

The part that falls back towards the black hole is ingested by it, the material ingested is heated up to millions of degrees after which it generates a very distinct type of X-ray flare. A giant black hole has been on a decade long feast of a nearby star. New research, published on February 6th in Nature Astronomy , details the longest black hole brunch ever studied, in which a supermassive giant ripped apart a neighboring star and feasted on it for nearly 10 years.

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Tornado rips through New Orleans, causing injuries and damage

According to NOLA.com , there are reports of damage after a tornado struck New Orleans East. Press Secretary Sean Spicer said the White House was monitoring the severe weather, and President Donald Trump would be reaching out to local and state officials throughout the day.

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'Iconic' and 'Loveable': Remembering An Elderly Lungfish Named 'Granddad'

Granddad first displayed disinterest in his diet, and then stopped eating altogether. Granddad was the "longest-lived of any fish in a zoological setting in the world", according to the aquarium . But worms were definitely his favorite , and he would become quite animated-for a very slow-moving fish-on what became 'Earthworm Wednesdays, ' when they were dropped into his habitat.

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YouTube Mobile Live Streaming Rolling Out To More Creators

YouTube will give creators a portion of the ad revenues generated from their live videos. As part of an update to the app, any user with a big enough following will be able to stream directly from their smartphone or tablet to the website.

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NASA's Curiosity Rover Exposes Low CO2 Level in Mars' Primitive Atmosphere

It did not detect the presence of any carbonate minerals in the bedrock samples it analysed. However, Bristow admitted this greenhouse gas theory is itself not conclusive: the Gale Crater shows evidence of lakes and rivers having existed for hundreds and even thousands of millions of years.