Manuel Olivas

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Rare 'Thunderstorm Asthma' Kills Six in Melbourne, Australia

Six people have died and five others remained on life support after a rare condition known as "thunderstorm asthma" struck Melbourne, Australia, officials said Sunday.<p>The sixth victim died in a hospital on Saturday night from medical complications stemming from a wild thunderstorm that struck …

Erdogan: Turkey to keep pushing Kurds out of Syria's north

ANKARA, Turkey (AP) -- Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said Wednesday that his military "won't stop" trying to oust Syrian Kurdish fighters from northern Syria, as he met with the leaders of Russia and Iran for talks on trying to resolve the conflict.<p>The three countries, which have teamed up …

We Finally Have a Solid Lead on One of Space’s Most Mysterious Signals

Where do fast radio bursts come from?<p>Fast radio bursts (FRBs) are among the most explosive and mysterious signals ever detected from space. They only …

Mysterious unidentified object crashes in Myanmar

A large, unidentified metal object fell from the sky Nov. 10 in the remote mountainous region of Myanmar.<p>The cylindrical object, which is about 12 feet long and 5 feet in diameter, blasted into the village of Lone Khin, near a jade mine. Villagers woke early in the morning to a loud boom and …

Russian warships arrive off Syrian coast ahead of 'final' assault on Aleppo

A flotilla of Russian warships arrived off the coast of Syria on Saturday, readying for a large-scale land and sea assault on the city of Aleppo.<p>The eight-strong battle group, led by Moscow’s only aircraft carrier Admiral Kuznetsov and accompanied by a nuclear-powered missile cruiser, had …

‘Pillars Of Destruction’: Carina Nebula Images Give A Glimpse Of Fate That Awaits Eagle Nebula’s ‘Pillars Of Creation’

The “pillars of creation” — star-forming regions in the Eagle nebula captured by the Hubble Space Telescope in 1995 — are arguably the most famous …