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Australian scientists thrown into alien search after bizarre signal from 'another planet'

Australian scientists thrown into alien search after bizarre signal from 'another planet'

9 hours ago   |   Daily Express

A TEAM of astronomers in Australia was thrust into a hunt for alien life after a strange radio signal appeared to reach Earth from the star Proxima Centauri.
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Tech & Science Daily: Have we found the first planet outside our galaxy?

18 hours ago   |   Evening Standard

Have astronomers found the first planet outside our galaxy?
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End of the world: David Attenborough sends 'catastrophic' warning: 'Not false alarm!'

End of the world: David Attenborough sends 'catastrophic' warning: 'Not false alarm!'

22 hours ago   |   Daily Express

SIR DAVID ATTENBOROUGH has sent a "catastrophic" warning that if humanity does not act now on climate change, it may be too late to save the planet.
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I chaired Cop21 when we delivered the Paris agreement. We must go further in Glasgow | Laurent Fabius

1 day ago   |   The Guardian

This is no time for climate fatalism. We need science, societies and states to be in alignment for our crucial next steps In the fight against global warming, the 2015 Cop21...
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Nanoracks announces plans for commercial space station

Nanoracks announces plans for commercial space station

1 day ago   |   Spaceflight Now

Artist's concept of the Starlab space station. Credit: Nanoracks Nanoracks announced Oct. 21 it is teaming with Lockheed Martin to develop a commercial crewed space station...
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NASA breakthrough as telescope spots possible alien world outside Milky Way: 'Exciting!'

NASA breakthrough as telescope spots possible alien world outside Milky Way: 'Exciting!'

1 day ago   |   Daily Express

ASTRONOMERS may have just found evidence of the first alien planet orbiting a star outside of the Milky Way galaxy, thanks to NASA's powerful Chandra X-Ray Observatory telescope.
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Scientists baffled as Earth's spin mysteriously slows down: 'We've run into trouble'

Scientists baffled as Earth's spin mysteriously slows down: 'We've run into trouble'

1 day ago   |   Daily Express

THE PLANET has unexpectedly decided to spin a bit slower this year and scientists have so far been unable to make heads or tails of this behaviour.
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The curious incident of the star that wasn't there

The curious incident of the star that wasn't there

2 days ago   |   Astronomy Now

In a 2010 microlensing event, the light from a background star was magnified, or brightened, when a presumed main sequence star passed in front as viewed from Earth. But a...
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See Mercury at its morning best

See Mercury at its morning best

3 days ago   |   Astronomy Now

The innermost-lying planet Mercury offers it's best showing of the year in the pre-dawn sky for the rest of October and into early November. AN Graphic by Greg...
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Exoplanet collision likely stripped away a terrestrial world's atmosphere

Exoplanet collision likely stripped away a terrestrial world's atmosphere

5 days ago   |   Astronomy Now

An artist's impression of a cataclysmic impact in a young solar system 95 light years from Earth that may have stripped away much of the atmosphere of an Earth-sized...
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Climate protesters occupy Science Museum all night over fossil fuel sponsors

Climate protesters occupy Science Museum all night over fossil fuel sponsors

Protesters spent the whole night refusing to budge from the museum all night in protest over its deals with petrol companies Young environmentalists occupied London 's Science... Read more ...

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Black History Month: The importance of an effective EDI strategy

The Science Council spoke to Diversity Champion Rachel Lambert-Forsyth on the importance of an effective equality, diversity and inclusion strategy. Many organisations have an... Read more ...

Climate activists 'occupy' London Science Museum over fossil fuel sponsorship

Climate activists 'occupy' London Science Museum over fossil fuel sponsorship

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Sharks may bite humans because they mistake us for seals and sea lions

Instances of sharks biting humans are rare, and researchers think they may happen when the marine predators confuse us for other species Read more ...

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Eco protesters 'occupy' London Science Museum and vow to protest all night long

Eco protesters 'occupy' London Science Museum and vow to protest all night long

Members of the UK Student Climate Network have held a candlelight vigil at the Science Museum over its sponsorship deals with fossil fuel companies including that with Adani Read more ...