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Northrop Grumman launches Cygnus cargo ship to space station for NASA...
A Northrop Grumman Antares rocket launched a commercial Cygnus cargo ship to the International Space Station for NASA after a week of delays.
By Anonymous Submission on 2020-02-16 03:29 UTC
ESO telescope sees surface of dim Betelgeuse...
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Using ESO's Very Large Telescope (VLT), astronomers have captured the unprecedented dimming of Betelgeuse, a red supergiant star in the constellation of Orion. The stunning new images of the star's surface show not only the fading red supergiant b
By Anonymous Submission on 2020-02-15 05:27 UTC
WHO underestimates the spread of the Coronavirus...
The coronavirus probably has a stronger ability to spread than the World Health Organization has estimated so far. This according to a review of previous studies of the coronavirus' transmissibility.
By Anonymous Submission on 2020-02-15 05:26 UTC
Antarctica just saw its all-time hottest day ever...
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A research station off Antarctica's northern tip just reported a new record-high temperature of 69.35 degrees Fahrenheit (20.75 degrees Celsius).
By Anonymous Submission on 2020-02-15 05:24 UTC
SETI search of interstellar Comet Borisov finds no sign of alien 'technosignatures'...
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The Breakthrough Listen SETI project has scanned the interstellar Comet Borisov for "technosignatures" but come up empty so far.
By Anonymous Submission on 2020-02-15 05:23 UTC
'Ghost' DNA In West Africans Complicates Story Of Human Origins...
Modern genomes from Nigeria and Sierra Leone show signals that scientists call ghost DNA — from an unknown human ancestor. That means that prehistoric humans likely procreated with an unknown group.
By Anonymous Submission on 2020-02-13 07:42 UTC
Scientists discover mysterious virus with no recognisable genes...
Bizarre organism found in amoebae in Brazil is named after mythical sea siren
By Anonymous Submission on 2020-02-10 21:45 UTC
"Octopus of Europa's Ocean" 'Almost a Racing Certainty' of Alien Life on Jupiter's Moon...
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Grady proposes that the frigid ocean beneath Europa’s layer of ice up to 15 miles deep could harbor octopus-like creatures.
By Anonymous Submission on 2020-02-07 18:58 UTC
Chernobyl shocker as fungi that eats radiation found inside nuclear reactor...
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A type of black fungi that eats radiation was discovered inside the Chernobyl nuclear reactor.
By Anonymous Submission on 2020-02-07 18:28 UTC
Surprisingly warm water found on underside of Antarctica's 'Doomsday Glacier'...
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The underwater robot Icefin found unusually warm waters under Antarctica's
By Anonymous Submission on 2020-01-30 21:53 UTC
Space-time is swirling around a dead star, proving Einstein right again...
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The way the fabric of space and time swirls in a cosmic whirlpool around a dead star has confirmed yet another prediction from Einstein's theory of general relativity, a new study finds.
By Anonymous Submission on 2020-01-30 21:52 UTC
NASA's James Webb Space Telescope may miss March 2021 launch, GAO report says...
A government report announced that NASA's James Webb Space Telescope team gives the project just a 12% chance of launching in March 2021.
By Anonymous Submission on 2020-01-29 18:16 UTC
NASA will attach a private room to the International Space Station...
A company called Axiom Space is taking the idea of co-working space to a new altitude.
By Anonymous Submission on 2020-01-28 00:07 UTC
Proxima B: Astronomers Find Potential Super-Earth...
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Astronomers believe Proxima B to have livable conditions needed by human beings to survive.
By Anonymous Submission on 2020-01-27 07:24 UTC
Listen to the groaning voice of a 3000-year-old Egyptian mummy...
By recreating a mummy's vocal tract through 3D printing, we now know what an ancient Egyptian priest sounded like
By Anonymous Submission on 2020-01-23 17:09 UTC
China coronavirus: Everything we know about the deadly new virus...
A novel virus has infected over 200 people and caused three deaths. Here's everything we know about the mysterious new disease.
By Anonymous Submission on 2020-01-20 22:17 UTC
Scientists genetically modify mosquitoes to resist all dengue viruses...
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A new kind of mosquito won't spread any form of the deadly disease.
By Anonymous Submission on 2020-01-17 17:22 UTC
Scientists Are Generating Oxygen from Simulated Moon Dust...
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European researchers are working on a system that can churn out breathable oxygen from simulated samples of moon dust.
By Anonymous Submission on 2020-01-17 17:22 UTC
Farmers are buying old tractors and it is brilliant, here's why...
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Vintage tractors have become one of the hottest items at farm auctions it's a trend that should be spread far and wide.
By Anonymous Submission on 2020-01-13 15:24 UTC
NASA's TESS Planet Hunter Finds Its 1st Earth-Size World in 'Habitable Zone'...
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For the first time, the agency's Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite (TESS) has discovered a roughly Earth-size planet in the habitable zone of its host star, the zone of orbital distances where liquid water could be stable on a world's surface.
By Anonymous Submission on 2020-01-07 20:21 UTC
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