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Starwatch: Mars shines bright beside an almost-full moon

1 hour ago   |   The Guardian

Red planet puts on a vibrant show in celestial sea between Pisces and Cetus before Halloween blue moon The almost-full moon comes together with Mars this week for a bright...
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Asteroid flies by Earth at 'EXTREMELY CLOSE' distance at record speed

Asteroid flies by Earth at 'EXTREMELY CLOSE' distance at record speed

8 hours ago   |   Daily Express

AN ASTEROID had an "extremely close" approach to our planet as it whizzed past Earth at astronomical speeds.
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SpaceX news: Elon Musk's firm aiming to provide internet to first residents of Mars

SpaceX news: Elon Musk's firm aiming to provide internet to first residents of Mars

8 hours ago   |   Daily Express

ELON MUSK'S SpaceX is gearing up for the colonisation of Mars by already promising to deliver internet to the Red Planet.
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NASA will share an 'exciting new discovery' about the moon on Monday. Listen to the announcement live

NASA will share an 'exciting new discovery' about the moon on Monday. Listen to the announcement live

16 hours ago   |   Business Insider

Summary List Placement NASA made a cryptic announcement this week: It has "an exciting new discovery" about the moon, but it's not going to reveal the finding just...
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Aliens 'may have already spotted us' astronomers announce - 'What would they think?'

Aliens 'may have already spotted us' astronomers announce - 'What would they think?'

3 days ago   |   Daily Express

PLANETS far beyond our solar system have a direct line of sight to Earth and that means aliens may already know of our existence, a pair of astronomers has astonishingly claimed.
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Ten satellites set to ride into orbit with Rocket Lab

Ten satellites set to ride into orbit with Rocket Lab

4 days ago   |   Spaceflight Now

Canon's CE-SAT-2B Earth-imaging satellite and 10 SuperDove remote sensing CubeSats from Planet are set for launch on Rocket Lab's Electron rocket. Credit: Rocket Lab Ten...
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Asteroid news: Astronomers photograph 'extremely close' asteroid as it flew by

Asteroid news: Astronomers photograph 'extremely close' asteroid as it flew by

4 days ago   |   Daily Express

AN ASTEROID had an "extremely close encounter" with Earth which got so near to our planet astronomers were able to photograph its flyby.
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Obituary: Georgina Mace

4 days ago   |   British Ecological Society

Professor Dame Georgina Mace CBE revolutionised how we measure ongoing rapid biodiversity loss, and how we predict and prevent its consequences for people and the planet. Her...
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Asteroid news: NASA confirms space rock as big as St Paul's will pass Earth tomorrow

Asteroid news: NASA confirms space rock as big as St Paul's will pass Earth tomorrow

4 days ago   |   Daily Express

AN ASTEROID almost as tall as London's iconic St Paul's Cathedral will come swinging past our planet on Thursday, NASA's asteroid trackers have confirmed.
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Thirty books to help us understand the world in 2020

7 days ago   |   The Guardian

The climate crisis, gender, populism, big tech, pandemics, race... our experts recommend titles to illuminate the issues of the day A distinguished climatologist and...
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Fireball video: Western America spots 'most amazing' meteor brighter than...

Fireball video: Western America spots 'most amazing' meteor brighter than the Moon

RESIDENTS of the west coast of America were treated to a spectacular phenomenon when a "jaw-dropping" fireball streaked across the night's sky. Read more ...

Archaeology: Fragments of bullets and bone discovered at WW2 execution site...

Archaeology: Fragments of bullets and bone discovered at WW2 execution site 'Death Valley'

ARCHAEOLOGISTS investigation a mass execution site where Nazis gunned down thousands of innocent people have gruesomely discovered fragments of bullets and burned bones. Read more ...

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SpaceX news: Elon Musk's firm aiming to provide internet to first residents...

SpaceX news: Elon Musk's firm aiming to provide internet to first residents of Mars

ELON MUSK'S SpaceX is gearing up for the colonisation of Mars by already promising to deliver internet to the Red Planet. Read more ...

Asteroid flies by Earth at 'EXTREMELY CLOSE' distance at record speed

Asteroid flies by Earth at 'EXTREMELY CLOSE' distance at record speed

AN ASTEROID had an "extremely close" approach to our planet as it whizzed past Earth at astronomical speeds. Read more ...

OSIRIS-REx captures treasure trove of samples from asteroid Bennu

OSIRIS-REx captures treasure trove of samples from asteroid Bennu

After OSIRIS-REx's TAGSAM sample collector bumped into the soil of the asteroid Bennu, flight controllers repositioned the device to get a glimpse inside. They found it jam... Read more ...

More than 57 million Americans have already voted, suggesting a huge voter...

More than 57 million Americans have already voted, suggesting a huge voter turnout for 2020. But it's not clear who that would favor

Summary List Placement More than 57 million Americans have already voted with more than a week to go. The data comes from the US Elections Project which is run by Dr. Michael... Read more ...

The Big Bang Theory's Sheldon or Young Sheldon? Take our quote quiz and test...

The Big Bang Theory's Sheldon or Young Sheldon? Take our quote quiz and test your knowledge

Who said it - Sheldon, or Young Sheldon? The Big Bang Theory 's Sheldon Cooper has been a man of very many words, even when he was a youngster. In fact, spin-off show Young... Read more ...

Ameet Channa teams up with Rishi Rich for Ricky Reel justice track

Ameet Channa teams up with Rishi Rich for Ricky Reel justice track

One dark night in October 1997, young 20-year-old, Brunel University computer science student, Ricky Reel failed to return home after a night out with friends in Kingston Upon... Read more ...

NASA will share an 'exciting new discovery' about the moon on Monday. Listen...

NASA will share an 'exciting new discovery' about the moon on Monday. Listen to the announcement live

Summary List Placement NASA made a cryptic announcement this week: It has "an exciting new discovery" about the moon, but it's not going to reveal the finding just... Read more ...