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Starwatch: Venus catches the eye in the head of the Bull

2 hours ago   |   The Guardian

Venus is back in our sky before the sun rises, and will rise earlier as July progresses Venus has returned to the sky. Following its passage between Earth and the sun on 3...
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Get ready to enjoy a tipple from an eco-friendly wine bottle made of paper

Get ready to enjoy a tipple from an eco-friendly wine bottle made of paper

1 day ago   |   Metro

It's genuinely mad what they can do with paper these days We know that our obsession with plastic is ruining the planet. Not enough of it is being recycled, too much of it is...
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The Sirens of Mars review: Inside the hunt for life on the Red Planet

1 day ago   |   New Scientist

We once thought Mars had canals built by an advanced society. We've come a long way since then, but there is still much to discover, finds Leah Crane
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A newfound exoplanet may be the exposed core of a gas giant

3 days ago   |   Science News for Students

A newfound exoplanet may be the exposed core of a gas giant : A dense, scorched planet around a faraway star may be the naked core of a gas giant. Satellite and Earth-based...
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Space launch: China readies Tianwen-1 Mars rover for July lift off

Space launch: China readies Tianwen-1 Mars rover for July lift off

3 days ago   |   Daily Express

SPACE experts have revealed China's first Mars rover will launch on its mission to the Red Planet later this month.
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Launch of NASA's next Mars rover delayed to 30 July

4 days ago   |   Astronomy Now

Trouble with ground equipment and then an issue with a sensor in an Atlas 5 rocket have delayed launch of NASA's $2.4 billion Perseverance Mars rover from 17 July to no earlier...
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NASA delays Mars rover launch to no earlier than July 30

NASA delays Mars rover launch to no earlier than July 30

5 days ago   |   Spaceflight Now   |   2 articles

A United Launch Alliance Atlas 5 rocket undergoes a Wet Dress Rehearsal June 22 at Cape Canaveral's Complex 41 launch pad in preparation for liftoff with NASA's Peseverance...
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Beyond Google: my afternoon trawling Trove for the first mentions of climate change

7 days ago   |   The Guardian

What happens when you decide to search the National Library database for historical references to global warming? It goes further back than you think “Science has uncovered...
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Lightning is killing our forests - and it's only going to get worse

9 days ago   |   New Scientist

Lightning sparks wildfires, causes pollution and destroys some of the planet's most important trees. Climate change could see its incidence - and impact - increase
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Comet NEOWISE tracker: Comet to be visible to naked eye - astronomers

Comet NEOWISE tracker: Comet to be visible to naked eye - astronomers

10 days ago   |   Daily Express

COMET NEOWISE - the latest comet to have piqued the interest of astronomers across the planet - will likely be visible to the naked eye come mid-July.
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Eclipse time: What time will the lunar eclipse be visible?

Eclipse time: What time will the lunar eclipse be visible?

AN ECLIPSE of the Moon occurs this Sunday will be visible from the UK - so what time is the eclipse and when should you look for it? Read more ...

Translating research is vital for success in the new academic landscape

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Glove translates sign language in real-time - '99 percent recognition rate'

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NASA photo: Space agency's Hubble Telescope captures TWO asteroid trails

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NHS chief says coronavirus vaccine could happen this year - but there is a catch

NHS chief says coronavirus vaccine could happen this year - but there is a catch

Science permitting a virus could be coming later this year, but the NHS will face some challenges delivering it whenever it comes, Sir Simon Stevens said Read more ...

Full Moon 2020: Full Moon dates in the UK for 2020

Full Moon 2020: Full Moon dates in the UK for 2020

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Mia Plecic, 28, launches hair tool that raked in $10k in 12 hours during...

Mia Plecic, 28, launches hair tool that raked in $10k in 12 hours during lockdown

Mia Plecic, 28, dropped out of her sports science degree one year in. Now, the self-taught entrepreneur from Geelong banks $23,990 a week from sales of a hair tool she invented. Read more ...