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China readies hypersonic ‘sodramjet' engine ‘able to reach anywhere on Earth in two hours'

China readies hypersonic ‘sodramjet' engine ‘able to reach anywhere on Earth in two hours'

5 hours ago   |   Daily Express

CHINA has devised a revolutionary hypersonic jet engine it claims could be capable of flying at Mach 16.
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Asteroid news: NASA announces 'potentially hazardous' 820ft space rock flyby this week

Asteroid news: NASA announces 'potentially hazardous' 820ft space rock flyby this week

7 hours ago   |   Daily Express

ASTEROID trackers at NASA have revealed giant space rock 2020 WD5 is scheduled to safely make an "Earth close approach" this Thursday.
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China lands sample return probe on moon

China lands sample return probe on moon

8 hours ago   |   Spaceflight Now   |   6 articles

The shadow of one of Chang'e 5's landing legs is visible in this image from the spacecraft after touching down on the moon Tuesday. Credit: CNSA A Chinese spacecraft...
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Asteroid 2020 SO images reveal mystery object is likely a piece of NASA rocket

Asteroid 2020 SO images reveal mystery object is likely a piece of NASA rocket

12 hours ago   |   Daily Express

THE mysterious object 2020 SO flew by Earth in the early hours of this morning, and scientists may finally know what it is.
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An expanding bubble of ionised gas gives rise to star birth

An expanding bubble of ionised gas gives rise to star birth

1 day ago   |   Astronomy Now

About 4,200 light years from Earth, a massive star is emitting torrents of ultraviolet radiation, ionising surrounding gas in an expanding bubble some 10 light years across. A...
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Comet study suggests life on Earth may have alien origins

Comet study suggests life on Earth may have alien origins

1 day ago   |   Daily Express

COMET analysis indicates many elements needed for life to thrive on Earth really could have arrived via a meteor strike.
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Fifty-year-old science challenge solved with AI

1 day ago   |   Science Media Centre

Proteins form the machinery that keep all animals, plants and bacteria alive and well. Inside each of the cells that make up all living things, there are thousands of different...
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Asteroid 2020 SO to come close to Earth tonight but scientists still don't know what it is

Asteroid 2020 SO to come close to Earth tonight but scientists still don't know what it is

1 day ago   |   Daily Express

AN OBJECT hurtling through space is set to have a close encounter with Earth - but while experts initially thought it to be an asteroid, they are still unsure what it is exactly.
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China's Chang'e 5 probe is the start of a new era of lunar exploration

1 day ago   |   New Scientist   |   2 articles

Chang'e 5 is set to bring moon rocks back to Earth for the first time in more than four decades - and China has even more ambitious plans for lunar missions in the coming years
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Eclipse season is upon us with two eclipses just days apart

Eclipse season is upon us with two eclipses just days apart

1 day ago   |   Daily Express

THE ECLIPSE season is now upon us, with astronomers stating it is "inevitable" Earth will see at least two eclipses in a 35 day period.
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Artificial intelligence solves 50-year-old science problem - 'It's a game...

Artificial intelligence solves 50-year-old science problem - 'It's a game changer'

ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE has shattered expectations after solving a science problem ahead of schedule which many hope will revolutionise how diseases are cured. Read more ...

Astronomy: What planets are visible at night this December?

Astronomy: What planets are visible at night this December?

ASTRONOMY enthusiasts had a blast in November with sightings of Mars, two meteor showers and a lunar eclipse - but what planets will be visible in December? Read more ...

Ashvini Melkote

Ashvini Melkote

Research TechnicianB.A., Neuroscience, Boston UniversityResearch Project: Sensory gain dysregulation and neuromodulation in learning and plasticity. Read more ...

Meteor shower 2020: When are the Geminids? 'One of the best and most...

Meteor shower 2020: When are the Geminids? 'One of the best and most reliable showers'

GEMINIDS, the most prolific meteor shower of the year, are just around the corner - but when are the Geminids this year? Read more ...

China readies hypersonic ‘sodramjet' engine ‘able to reach anywhere on Earth...

China readies hypersonic ‘sodramjet' engine ‘able to reach anywhere on Earth in two hours'

CHINA has devised a revolutionary hypersonic jet engine it claims could be capable of flying at Mach 16. Read more ...

Zombie apocalypse: The real-life plan CDC has for zombie outbreak 'Better...

Zombie apocalypse: The real-life plan CDC has for zombie outbreak 'Better safe than sorry'

THE ZOMBIE apocalypse might seem like a Hollywood invention but real-life scientists have devised a plan should a viral outbreak ever cause the dead to rise. Read more ...

NASA news: Hubble captures ‘monster black hole' 13 million light years away

NASA news: Hubble captures ‘monster black hole' 13 million light years away

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Archaeology news: Bodies exhumed of WW2 heroes who died fighting Nazi Germany

Archaeology news: Bodies exhumed of WW2 heroes who died fighting Nazi Germany

ARCHAEOLOGISTS are tracking down the skeletal remains of soldiers who died fighting the Nazi invasion of Poland in 1939. Read more ...

Asteroid news: NASA announces 'potentially hazardous' 820ft space rock flyby...

Asteroid news: NASA announces 'potentially hazardous' 820ft space rock flyby this week

ASTEROID trackers at NASA have revealed giant space rock 2020 WD5 is scheduled to safely make an "Earth close approach" this Thursday. Read more ...

Trump's chief science advisor said Americans have a 'social responsibility'...

Trump's chief science advisor said Americans have a 'social responsibility' to get vaccinated against the coronavirus

Summary List Placement Moncef Slaoui, the chief science advisor to President Donald Trump's Operation Warp Speed, said Americans have a "social responsibility" in taking the... Read more ...