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Science Tropical Storm Warning Issued For Escambia Area
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The National Weather Service is predicting an area of storms off the eastern coast of Mexico will organize and could become a named tropical or subtropical storm by Thursday night . Systems that develop with the help of the jet stream often start out as subtropical depressions or storms because there is cold air aloft involved, in addition to the energy from the warm water of the Gulf.

Science Draconids 2019: When is the Draconid meteor shower? When is the peak?
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AccuWeather says Draconids are considered a minor meteor shower with only about 10 "shooting stars " per hour, but the event could fill the sky with hundreds of meteors. Similar to the Draconids, the Southern Taurids are a minor shower with fewer than 10 meteors per hour, but don't let the slim numbers discourage you.

Science Astronomers capture immediate aftermath of black hole destroying a star
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The blurry image fails to give the proper information on how the gravity at the black hole works. Patrick Vallely, a co-author of the study and National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellow at Ohio State, said, "We were very lucky with this event in that the patch of the sky where TESS is continuously observing is small, and in that this happened to be one of the brightest tidal disruption events we've seen".

Science Mont Blanc glacier could collapse, experts warn BBC News
Author: 0 Mont Blanc glacier could collapse, experts warn BBC News

But officials say the glacier's precarious status was the result of a climate emergency that had already begun, and over which an global group of scientists sounded yet another alarm this week. "This glacier is atypical because it's temperate, and so is influenced by the temperature of the water flowing below, which particularly exposes it to the global warming in progress", said the foundation's secretary-general Jean Pierre Fosson.