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Science  03 Nov 2017:
Vol. 358, Issue 6363, pp. 570-571
DOI: 10.1126/science.358.6363.570

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In science news around the world, the Colombian government settles on an 11% cut in funding for the country's science ministry, the British Antarctic Survey determines that cracks in the Brunt Ice Shelf will make the Halley VI Research Station unsafe to operate for the second winter in a row, and the Zwicky Transient Facility on Mount Palomar in California transforms a 70-year-old telescope into a wide eye on the sky. Also, astronomers get a brief glimpse of what could be the first detected interstellar object to visit our solar system, and the science committee of the U.S. House of Representatives launches an investigation into alleged sexual harassment by Boston University geologist David Marchant.