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The Mets aren’t thrilled, but they understand Jacob deGrom’s high speed early in his rehab

CINCINNATI — Jacob deGrom’s 100 mph heat in his return to the game didn’t wow Mets officials, but the high speed was also understood. “What are you going to do?” Manager Buck Showalter said Monday, a day after deGrom threw 24 pitches for Single-A St. Lucie in his first rehab start since the start of …

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The Mets aren’t thrilled, but they understand Jacob deGrom’s high speed early in his rehab

CINCINNATI — Jacob deGrom’s 100 mph heat in his return to the game didn’t wow Mets officials, but the high speed was also understood. “What are you going to do?” Manager Buck Showalter said Monday, a day after deGrom threw 24 pitches for Single-A St. Lucie in his first rehab start since the start of …

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Tonga volcano spews pressure waves 'very close to theoretical limit'

Tonga volcano spews pressure waves ‘very close to theoretical limit’

A massive eruption from the Tonga underwater volcano in the Pacific earlier this year caused an explosion so powerful it sent huge pressure waves rippling through the atmosphere and around the world. These waves were the fastest ever observed in our atmosphere, reaching speeds of 720 miles (1,158 kilometers) per hour, a new study reveals. …

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More than a million miles per hour: NASA’s Chandra catches pulse in X-ray speed trap

The rest of the G292.0 + 1.8 supernova contains a pulsar moving at over a million miles per hour, as seen in the Chandra image along with an optical image from the Digitized Sky Exploration. Pulsars are fast-spinning neutron stars that can form when massive stars run out of fuel, collapse, and explode. Sometimes these …

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