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UK astronomers find a way to form 'fast and furious' planets around tiny stars

13 hours ago   |   STFC

New astronomy research supported by STFC and published today suggests giant planets could form around small stars much faster than previously thought.
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Asteroid approach: NASA tracks a 25,433mph asteroid approaching Earth - Will it hit?

Asteroid approach: NASA tracks a 25,433mph asteroid approaching Earth - Will it hit?

23 hours ago   |   Daily Express

AN ASTEROID barreling through space at more than 25,400mph will approach the planet in less than 24 hours - but do NASA's asteroid trackers expect the rock to hit Earth?
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Life on Mars: Experts increasingly convinced Red Planet once homed aliens

Life on Mars: Experts increasingly convinced Red Planet once homed aliens

1 day ago   |   Daily Express

MARS was once abundant in mineral-rich waters which could have proved the Red Planet a perfect breeding ground for microbial alien life, a new study has revealed.
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The world's oldest asteroid strike in Western Australia may have triggered a global thaw

1 day ago   |   The Guardian

A new study showing the 70km-wide Yarrabubba crater dates impact to 2.29bn years ago The world's oldest remaining asteroid crater is at a place called Yarrabubba, south-east of...
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Doomsday Clock 2020 current time: Will the Doomsday Clock move forward this year?

Doomsday Clock 2020 current time: Will the Doomsday Clock move forward this year?

1 day ago   |   Daily Express

THE DOOMSDAY Clock 2020 update will reveal how close the planet is to total annihilation - but what is the current time on the Doomsday Clock and will it move forward this year?
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Asteroid SHOCK: 'Potentially hazardous' space rock pictured approaching Earth

Asteroid SHOCK: 'Potentially hazardous' space rock pictured approaching Earth

2 days ago   |   Daily Express

AN ASTEROID dubbed “potentially hazardous” by astronomers was pictured making a close approach to our planet on Friday.
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Student makes ‘Earth sandwich' with help from stranger on other side of world

Student makes ‘Earth sandwich' with help from stranger on other side of world

3 days ago   |   Metro

Etienne Naude was helped by a man in Spain to make his cross-continental sandwich A computer science student from New Zealand and a man from Spain have made an ‘Earth...
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Asteroid shock: Space rock twice size of Big Ben to skim Earth TODAY

Asteroid shock: Space rock twice size of Big Ben to skim Earth TODAY

4 days ago   |   Daily Express

ASTEROID 2009 BH2 will make a close approach with the planet, NASA asteroid trackers have announced.
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NASA asteroid: Radars track a 200M rock rapidly approaching Earth at 40,130MPH

NASA asteroid: Radars track a 200M rock rapidly approaching Earth at 40,130MPH

5 days ago   |   Daily Express

AN ASTEROID twice as tall as the Statue of Liberty is rapidly approaching the planet at speeds of more than 40,130mph, NASA's asteroid trackers have found.
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Earthquake today: The deadliest earthquakes that struck on this day in history revealed

Earthquake today: The deadliest earthquakes that struck on this day in history revealed

6 days ago   |   Daily Express

EARTHQUAKES strike the planet every day but some are bigger and deadlier than others. Here are the three biggest earthquakes that erupted on this day, January 16, in the past.
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Greta Thunberg speech in full: Read the activist's powerful Davos speech on...

Greta Thunberg speech in full: Read the activist's powerful Davos speech on climate here

GRETA THUNBERG clashed with world leaders at the Davos World Economic Forum this week over their failure to curb the effects of climate change. Read the transcript of the... Read more ...

Antarctica shock: NASA satellites make 'biggest' discovery on ice shelf...

Antarctica shock: NASA satellites make 'biggest' discovery on ice shelf - It's 'worrying'

NASA satellites over Antarctica have made a “worrying” discovery about the George VI ice shelf, recording the “biggest melt” in nearly 50 years. Read more ...

Firefly confirms ‘anomaly' and fire during first stage hotfire test

Firefly confirms ‘anomaly' and fire during first stage hotfire test

Firefly Aerospace tweeted this picture Wednesday evening, writing that teams were loading liquid oxygen into a test version of the company's Alpha booster in preparation for... Read more ...

Big Bang breakthrough: 'Pale echo' of universe birth discovery exposed

Big Bang breakthrough: 'Pale echo' of universe birth discovery exposed

SCIENTISTS studying the cosmos accidentally intercepted what is believed to be the “pale echo” of the Big Bang, which was instrumental in painting a picture of the universe's... Read more ...

Taal volcano update: 'Explosive' eruption predicted as Philippines volcano...

Taal volcano update: 'Explosive' eruption predicted as Philippines volcano rumbles to life

TAAL VOLCANO is predicted to erupt in the coming “hours to days” as authorities urge residents to evacuate all areas surrounding the Philippines volcano. Read more ...

When is Avenue 5 released? What's it about? Who's in it?

When is Avenue 5 released? What's it about? Who's in it?

After the critical and commercial success of Chernobyl, HBO and Sky are co-producing another prestige show together - albeit one with a very different tone. Avenue 5 is a... Read more ...

SpaceX launch: Striking pictures show moment Crew Dragon separates from Falcon 9

SpaceX launch: Striking pictures show moment Crew Dragon separates from Falcon 9

SPACEX has released stunning new photos revealing the exact moment the Crew Dragon spacecraft separated from its Falcon 9 rocket. Read more ...

Yunshu Wu

Yunshu Wu

Yunshu is a PhD student from West China School of Stomatology, Sichuan University, in Chengdu, China. She will be working on osteocyte development and PTH... Read more ...

Seanna Yoon

Seanna Yoon

Dr. Yoon earned her M.S. from the University of Toronto, along with a Ph.D. in Philosophy from the Graduate Department of Pharmacology and Toxicology,... Read more ...

NASA news: Beautiful Hubble snap reveals a colossal galaxy heading to the...

NASA news: Beautiful Hubble snap reveals a colossal galaxy heading to the Milky Way

NASA has released an awe-inspiring Hubble Space Telescope image of our nearest neighbour - the Andromeda galaxy. Read more ...