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Video: Rocketcams show Mars-bound rover's ride into space

3 days ago   |   Spaceflight Now

 Video credit: United Launch Alliance Cameras mounted on United Launch Alliance's Atlas 5 rocket show the fiery ride into space for NASA's Mars 2020 Perseverance rover after...
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Let's learn about volcanoes

4 days ago   |   Science News for Students

Let's learn about volcanoes : Walking around on the surface of the Earth every day, it's easy to forget that a superhot pool of melted rock lies deep beneath our feet...
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Alien life search: ‘Surprising number' of exoplanets could boast habitable zone

Alien life search: ‘Surprising number' of exoplanets could boast habitable zone

4 days ago   |   Daily Express

ALIEN life researchers suspect our solar system may not be unique in hosting Earth-like planet.
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Asteroid tracker: NASA captures INCREDIBLE space rock video completing near-Earth approach

Asteroid tracker: NASA captures INCREDIBLE space rock video completing near-Earth approach

5 days ago   |   Daily Express

ASTEROID experts at US space agency NASA and the University of Hawaii have released a remarkable video of a space rock passing our planet.
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Radcliffe Fellow Dr. João Alves On Discovering the "Radcliffe Wave"

Radcliffe Fellow Dr. João Alves On Discovering the "Radcliffe Wave"

5 days ago   |   Harvard

June 30, 2020 Astronomer João Alves came to the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study to create a 3D map of the sky, but what he discovered overturned the common conception of...
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Volcano eruption - not meteor strike - triggered mini Ice Age 13,000 years ago

Volcano eruption - not meteor strike - triggered mini Ice Age 13,000 years ago

5 days ago   |   Daily Express

A MAJOR cooling period in Earth's history could have been caused by huge volcanic eruptions across the planet, experts have claimed.
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Let's learn about exoplanets

5 days ago   |   Science News for Students

Let's learn about exoplanets : Most of us probably aren't going far away for a vacation this year. But we can still daydream. How about a rock-climbing trip on Proxima b?...
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As three probes head for Mars, Curiosity nears eighth anniversary on red planet

As three probes head for Mars, Curiosity nears eighth anniversary on red planet

5 days ago   |   Astronomy Now

With three probes on their way to Mars, NASA's Curiosity rover will celebrate its eighth year on Mars 6 August as it continues to explore the lower regions of Mount Sharp in...
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Radio astronomers measure star's wobble, find Saturn-size exoplanet

Radio astronomers measure star's wobble, find Saturn-size exoplanet

5 days ago   |   Astronomy Now

An artist's impression of a newly discovered Saturn-class exoplanet orbiting a cool dwarf star. The planet was discovered by measuring slight changes in the star's position...
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Sub-glacial melting, not flowing rivers, may explain martian channels

Sub-glacial melting, not flowing rivers, may explain martian channels

6 days ago   |   Astronomy Now

A collage showing Martian valleys at top superimposed with glacial meltwater channels on Devon Island in the Canadian arctic at bottom. The similarity of the channels is...
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Meteor shower: What time is the Perseid meteor shower?

Meteor shower: What time is the Perseid meteor shower?

THE Perseid meteor shower peaks this week, offering stargazers the chance to witness the most active shower of the year. But what time will the meteor shower be visible? Read more ...

Don't miss the Perseid meteor shower

Don't miss the Perseid meteor shower

Get ready for the annual Perseid meteor shower this week, one of the most eagerly anticipated events on the astronomical calendar. Although December's Geminid shower is richer... Read more ...

Artificial Intelligence warning: Machines could harm us if we don't act...

Artificial Intelligence warning: Machines could harm us if we don't act, claims AI expert

ARTIFICIAL Intelligence has the potential to take control of our lives if the technology is allowed to develop unchecked, an AI expert has warned. Read more ...

The opioid crisis: need for systems science research

The opioid crisis: need for systems science research

Mohammad S. Jalali, Michael Botticelli, Rachael Hwang, Howard K. Koh, and R. Kathryn McHugh. 2020. “ The opioid crisis: need for systems science research .” Health Research... Read more ...

Sharks found living inside an active VOLCANO baffle scientists: 'Like a...

Sharks found living inside an active VOLCANO baffle scientists: 'Like a sci-fi movie'

SHARKS living inside of an active volcano have baffled scientists who are unsure how the marine predators survive the extreme environment. Read more ...

Of course kids should go back to school. Boris Johnson should do the same

Of course kids should go back to school. Boris Johnson should do the same

The Prime Minister seems to have some fundamental problems with maths, science, and citizenship, says Fleet Street Fox Read more ...

Keanu Reeves steals the show in bodacious 1986 audition for Bill And Ted's...

Keanu Reeves steals the show in bodacious 1986 audition for Bill And Ted's Excellent Adventure

Keanu Reeves is all fresh-faced in his audition for Bill And Ted's Excellent Adventure if you're in need of some cheer today, look no further than a fresh-faced Keanu Reeves'... Read more ...

Beirut explosion: NASA maps 'devastating result' of Beirut blast in...

Beirut explosion: NASA maps 'devastating result' of Beirut blast in satellite images

NASA has unveiled satellite data of the deadly Beirut explosion, exposing the extent of damage caused by the blast. Read more ...

Indonesia volcano: Mount Sinabung spews 3 mile ash cloud in huge eruption...

Indonesia volcano: Mount Sinabung spews 3 mile ash cloud in huge eruption - VIDEO

INDONESIA'S Mount Sinabung spewed a gigantic ash column three miles into the air during its latest eruption in Sumatera. Read more ...

Black hole discovery: Earth warned as ‘fastest-growing' region of spacetime...

Black hole discovery: Earth warned as ‘fastest-growing' region of spacetime breaks records

A BLACK HOLE more than 34 billion times the mass of the Sun has put scientists on alert in a bid to understand more as it breaks records in the cosmos. Read more ...