Star was sucked into the hole in front of astronomers

Cosmic gamma-ray telescope Swift extremely lucky — the second time in a week his work rewarded by publications in a serious magazine. And the second time thanks to this tool astronomers have found something they've never seen before. It is a powerful flash of gamma-ray, which Swift observed on March 28.

Funeral gamma ringing

After initial outbreaks in the constellation Draco, scientists thought they saw a typical supernova explosion, and gave the gamma ray burst called GRB 110328A. However, on March 31 astrophysicist Joshua Bloom (Joshua Bloom) from the University of California at Berkeley (UC Berkeley) reported that the

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A blood-red moon lunar eclipse is visible across the globe

Asian and African night owls watching the lunar eclipse, the ash in the atmosphere from the Chilean volcano painted it red for some viewers. In Sydney Observatory said the eclipse started at 3:25 am. Thursday (1:25 min. EDT, 5:25 pm. GMT on Wednesday) and 5 in the morning. Scientists said the specific phenomenon occurred on Thursday, known as "deep lunar eclipse " — We often see the copper color. But the intensity of the color depends on the amount of ash and dust in the atmosphere. Luckily for moon-gazers, there was a lot of ash in the air, the moon

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In Cherkasy Tyasmin die in the river fish

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6.06.11.V Cherkasy region in the river Tyasmin dying fish. The cause of death of fish are now trying to establish ekologi.Ob, said acting chief medical sanitary epidemiological station area Vladimir Cherkassky Kupriy correspondent GolosUA.

"The water has a low oxygen content. Perhaps this was the reason. We took the fish on the analysis and found there are no toxic chemicals. But found that there is an increased water pollution. In addition, a few days before the fish kill was a big rain in bold, and atmospheric waters with run into Tyasmin ", — said V. Kupriy.

He also said

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Hailstorm in Kerch

Yesterday, at the eastern part of Kerch and the surrounding villages struck a terrible hailstorm, according to Kerch site.

Kerchanin Podbitsky Ivan became the epicenter of the raging elements, while in the "Old Glass."

Ivan said, dramatically darkened, began a terrible downpour, lightning flashed.

— First went to a small degree, but soon fell huge ice pea round up crashing, people hid in doorways, under awnings. I was so scared that I thought — it went on for about half an hour, — said Ivan.

He threw his jacket and ran out to take a picture of hail.

Hail broke

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Heavy seasonal rains cause floods in some parts of China, 105 dead

June 14, 2011— BEIJING — China has experienced heavy rains, forcing the evacuation of more than 55,000 people. State media said last Tuesday that there is a warning of further downpours. Most evacuations were in Xianning city in central Hubei province, Xinhua news agency said, citing local authorities. China said on Monday that the number of people confirmed killed in more than a week floods and landslides caused by heavy rain jumped to 100. Some of the worst affected areas, which have only recently been through a severe drought, but Xinhua said unrelenting rain is forecast to last until Friday.

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Russian forest fires are worse than last year

June 15, 2011 — MOSCOW — YTD fires destroyed almost three times more forest and crop than last year, when the country experienced a severe drought in half a century, the government said. The fires have destroyed almost 635.568 hectares (1.57 million acres) of land with January. 1, compared with about 216.374 hectares in the same period last year, the Emergency Ministry said on its Web site today. About JSC hectares mostly forest area, including three fires in protected areas, is still burning, the minister said. Fires, many caused by smoldering peat fields, scorched area three times the size

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Zoologists in 17 years back into the forests of European Russia more than 180 teddy bears

Employment specialists rehabilitation of brown bear cubs orphaned IFAW IFAW released after 17 years of work center 184 bear in the woods of European Russia, told RIA Novosti director of Russian representation of Mary Vorontsov.

According to project manager IFAW Brown Bear and running the rehabilitation of orphaned cubs Sergei Pazhetnova, newborn bears come to the center, where a bear for some reason left the den. In addition, the "clients" are the center has grown cubs at the age of four or five months, which were lost.

"We, IFAW, began to support the project in 1995, when part of the

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Climate: Rare for June snow falls in desert region of Namibia

Snow reports and photos quickly and widely distributed over the Internet and mailboxes with rare images depicting snow in areas usually associated with heat and dust, not holding cold and white blankets of snow. John Rabie from Namibgrens Guest Farm near Spreetshoogte Pass, where most of the snow and rain, described scenes of low clouds, fog and snow on Tuesday.

It was ice cold, especially when the wind was blowing, "he said. Snow fell throughout the day, from about eleven in the morning until noon. He said that the minimum temperature on Tuesday was minus two degrees Celsius, and

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Cadets of the U.S. Air Force came under lightning

Seventy-seven Air Force cadets were in a local hospital after a lightning strike at Camp Shelby Joint Forces Training Center near Hattiesburg, Miss. There seems to be no serious injuries, and two students were taken by ambulance to the hospital, and the other 75 were traveling in buses. The army said in a press release that the soldiers had been taken to "medical examination" after hitting about 2 hours. Four personnel were in the immediate vicinity, but still "speak and are stable", according to a press release. Forrest County emergency operations director Terry Horse, said National Weather Service forecaster

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Photographic volcanic eruption in Chile

Around 3,500 people have fled the region in 800 kilometers from Puyeue volcano in southern Chile, According to BBC News.The authorities continue to control the direction of the ash cloud from a volcanic eruption over the weekend. The government said that public events canceled, air traffic may be suspended until the middle of the week.The Ministry of Health sent a mask and eye drops to the region, local media reported.Earlier the Chilean government decided to evacuate residents of areas within 900 kilometers south of the capital of Chile, Los Lagos, Rio Bueno, Futrono and Lago Ranco, and people in

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