NASA cancels greenhouse gas monitoring satellite due to cost

A smokestack stands at a coal plant on June 22, 2022, in Delta, Utah. NASA on Tuesday, Nov. 29, announced that its GeoCarb mission, which was supposed to be a low-cost satellite to monitor carbon dioxide, methane and how plant life changes over North and South America, was being killed because of cost overruns. (AP Photo/Rick Bowmer, File) A smokestack stands at a coal plant on June 22, 2022, in Delta, Utah. NASA on Tuesday, Nov. 29, announced that its GeoCarb mission, which was supposed to be a low-cost satellite to monitor carbon dioxide, methane and how plant life changes over North and South America, was being killed because of cost overruns. (AP Photo/Rick Bowmer, File)

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Radioactive capsule that fell off truck found in Australia

Authorities in Western Australia on Wednesday recovered a tiny but dangerous radioactive capsule that fell off a truck while being transported along a 1,400-kilometre Outback highway last month in what an official said was like finding the needle in the haystack.

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