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Water on Mars bombshell: NASA probe snaps 'possible' source of ice in 'thick masses'

Water on Mars bombshell: NASA probe snaps 'possible' source of ice in 'thick masses'

21 hours ago   |   Daily Express

A NASA Mars probe has photographed a potential source of frozen water on the Red Planet, pointing towards hidden “masses” of ice beneath the surface.
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Asteroid alert: A 853FT space rock is about to scrape past Earth at 33,700MPH

Asteroid alert: A 853FT space rock is about to scrape past Earth at 33,700MPH

22 hours ago   |   Daily Express

AN ASTEROID nearly three times taller than Big Ben's clocktower is just hours away from scraping past our planet, space agency NASA has revealed.
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Asteroid fear: Expert warns of '50 megaton power' of asteroid that just passed Earth

Asteroid fear: Expert warns of '50 megaton power' of asteroid that just passed Earth

2 days ago   |   Daily Express

HUMANITY breathed a sigh of relief today after two massive asteroids skimmed past the planet missing us by a cosmic hair's breadth - but asteroid expert Dr Rebecca Allen warned...
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Asteroid TERROR: NASA warns two monster rocks are hurtling towards Earth this weekend

Asteroid TERROR: NASA warns two monster rocks are hurtling towards Earth this weekend

3 days ago   |   Daily Express

TWO MONSTER asteroids are currently shooting towards Earth and will pass by our planet this weekend according to NASA's asteroid monitoring team.
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How to find life beyond Earth - Science Weekly podcast

3 days ago   |   The Guardian

As scientists at University College London announce the discovery of water in the atmosphere of a potentially habitable ‘super Earth', Ian Sample explores our prospects for...
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Asteroid livestream: A 2,133ft rock is about to scrape past Earth - Watch it live here

Asteroid livestream: A 2,133ft rock is about to scrape past Earth - Watch it live here

4 days ago   |   Daily Express   |   2 articles

A MONSTROUS asteroid measuring up to 2,133ft across will scrape past our home planet this weekend, astronomers have announced. Watch the incredible asteroid flyby live online here.
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SpaceX news: Elon Musk's Mars Base Alpha location revealed - radiation proof lava chambers

4 days ago   |   Daily Express

MARS BASE ALPHA, Elon Musk's name for the planned SpaceX base on the red planet, now has a location west of the highest mountain in the solar system and on the edge of one of...
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Planet Earth has 9 safety limits and we've already exceeded 4 of them

4 days ago   |   New Scientist

A decade ago, Johan Rockström identified the limits to Earth's life support systems. From chemical polluiton to climate change, we're veering into the danger zone - so why is...
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Asteroid alert: Close brush with large rocks prompts response from NASA Planetary Defence

Asteroid alert: Close brush with large rocks prompts response from NASA Planetary Defence

4 days ago   |   Daily Express

TWO asteroids brushing past our planet this week have prompted an official response from NASA's Planetary Defence officer Lindley Johnson.
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Hubble captures Saturn's rings in razor-sharp glory

Hubble captures Saturn's rings in razor-sharp glory

4 days ago   |   Astronomy Now

The Hubble Space Telescope's Wide Field Camera 3 captured this razor-sharp image of Saturn on 20 June as the ringed planet made its closest approach to Earth in 2019 at a...
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Big Bang Theory shock: Time had no beginning and eventually reverses towards...

Big Bang Theory shock: Time had no beginning and eventually reverses towards Big Bounce

TIME did not have a beginning and the Big Bang was not the start of the Universe, according to physicists. Read more ...

US hidden volcano threat: Mt Hood dangerously under-monitored - ‘Early...

US hidden volcano threat: Mt Hood dangerously under-monitored - ‘Early detection critical'

ONE of the US's biggest volcanoes is being dangerously overlooked, with scientists risking missing critical early warning signs. Read more ...

School community is left reeling as much loved teacher, 34, tragically dies...

School community is left reeling as much loved teacher, 34, tragically dies in horror head-on smash 

Arndell Anglican College students and staff woke to the devastating news science teacher Karen Mitchell, 34, died when she collided with a vehicle on Monday in Glenorie, in... Read more ...

Volcano warning: Super-eruption could plunge world into chaos - ‘Serial...

Volcano warning: Super-eruption could plunge world into chaos - ‘Serial killers of life'

A MASSIVE eruption from a super-volcano could plunge the world into chaos, leading to food shortages, refugee crises and political collapse, according to one expert. Read more ...

 Celebrating the Top Global Peer Reviewers of 2019

 Celebrating the Top Global Peer Reviewers of 2019

Peer review awards recognize quality and quantity of peer reviews LONDON, UK, September 17, 2019: The Web of Science Group, a Clarivate Analytics company, today announced the... Read more ...

New endoscopy unit praised for “exceptional patient experience”

New endoscopy unit praised for “exceptional patient experience”

The Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital's endoscopy service has been described as the best in the country following an inspection. Assessors from the Joint Advisory Group... Read more ...

China alert: ‘Advanced weapons' spotted ahead of huge parade - what is...

China alert: ‘Advanced weapons' spotted ahead of huge parade - what is Beijing planning?

CHINA could unveil some potentially devastating “advanced weapons” at its military parade on October 1, experts have warned. Read more ...

Asteroid horror: How humanity will ‘starve to death' but could survive on...

Asteroid horror: How humanity will ‘starve to death' but could survive on these foul foods

A MAJOR asteroid impact will occur and researchers have pinpointed specific food sources that should nourish the remains of humanity, allowing those who are not too squeamish... Read more ...

Why drug designers will be at a disadvantage without AI

Why drug designers will be at a disadvantage without AI

We spoke to John Griffin, CSO at Numerate , to find out how AI is changing drug discovery and development. Numerate is a drug design company applying cutting-edge AI to... Read more ...

Comet Borisov: Interstellar visitor might just be the most important comet...

Comet Borisov: Interstellar visitor might just be the most important comet in our system

COMET BORISOV, the recently discovered interstellar comet passing through our system, will be the most widely studied space rock in recent years, an astronomer told Express.co.uk. Read more ...