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The oldest fungi fossils have been identified in a Belgian museum

7 hours ago   |   New Scientist

Fossils now confirmed to be at least 715 million-year-old fungi could help us understand how they interacted with the earliest plants on Earth
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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?

17 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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NASA shock: Asteroid impact 2.2 billion years ago may have ended 'Snowball Earth' ice age

NASA shock: Asteroid impact 2.2 billion years ago may have ended 'Snowball Earth' ice age

20 hours ago   |   Daily Express

AN ASTEROID impact 2.229 billion years ago may have helped end the “Snowball Earth” ice age, NASA scientists have astonishingly claimed.
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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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Starwatch: how to see star cluster M41 with the naked eye

2 days ago   |   The Guardian

This week's challenge is to look for the faint star cluster close to Sirius, the Dog Star, the brightest star in the sky While you are keeping a watch on Betelgeuse to see if...
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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

2 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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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?

3 days ago   |   Radio Times

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...
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Here's how we can learn from other animals to create a better Earth

3 days ago   |   New Scientist

The exhibition Animalesque celebrates what we share with Earth's other species - and offers hope for reforming our relationship with the natural world
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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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