Scientists discovered a new ‘super-Earth,’ and want to know if it could sustain life
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Scientists discovered a new ‘super-Earth,’ and want to know if it could sustain life

Scientists studying data from the Alpha Centauri star system on Wednesday announced what they believe is a second Earth-like planet orbiting the star closest to the sun. The…

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SpaceX abort test serves as practice run for astronauts, rescue teams – Spaceflight Now
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SpaceX abort test serves as practice run for astronauts, rescue teams – Spaceflight Now

EDITOR’S NOTE: Updated at 11 p.m. EST Jan. 16 (0400 GMT Jan. 17) after Falcon 9 was raised vertical. NASA astronaut Doug Hurley participates in a 2019 training event…

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A Tale of Two Rovers: How does Mars 2020 compare to Curiosity?
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A Tale of Two Rovers: How does Mars 2020 compare to Curiosity?

NASA’s next Mars rover is almost ready to launch. Engineers recently took it for a test spin, before shipping it off to its Cape Canaveral launch site. The…

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Mars Orbiter Just Sent Back an Incredible Photo of The Red Planet’s Icy North Pole
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Mars Orbiter Just Sent Back an Incredible Photo of The Red Planet’s Icy North Pole

EVAN GOUGH, UNIVERSE TODAY 17 JAN 2020 A new image from the ESA's Mars Express spacecraft shows how beautiful, and desolate, Mars can appear. It also highlights some…

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‘PigeonBot,’ first robot to bend its wings like a real bird, is unveiled
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‘PigeonBot,’ first robot to bend its wings like a real bird, is unveiled

Could pigeons be the model for a new generation of flying robots?That's what the researchers who built PigeonBot, a robotic pigeon with actual feathered wings, seem to be…

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Scientists have found a “super-Earth” right next door
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Scientists have found a “super-Earth” right next door

Planet orbiting Proxima Centauri, a Red Dwarf Star. ( Education Images/Universal Images Group via Getty Images) The nearest star to ours, Proxima Centauri, is believed to harbor another…

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How ‘spooky’ is quantum physics? The answer could be incalculable
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How ‘spooky’ is quantum physics? The answer could be incalculable

Quantum entanglement is at the centre of a mathematical proof.Credit: Victor De Schwanberg/Science Photo Library Albert Einstein famously said that quantum mechanics should allow two objects to affect…

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NASA astronaut Christina Koch celebrates her 300th day in space
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NASA astronaut Christina Koch celebrates her 300th day in space

Home News Spaceflight NASA astronaut Christina Koch has smashed another gender barrier. Koch recently surpassed her 300th consecutive day in space, which is the longest for any woman…

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‘Scale of This Failure Has No Precedent’: Scientists Say Hot Ocean ‘Blob’ Killed One Million Seabirds
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‘Scale of This Failure Has No Precedent’: Scientists Say Hot Ocean ‘Blob’ Killed One Million Seabirds

Published on Thursday, January 16, 2020byOn the heels of new research showing that the world's oceans are rapidly warming, scientists revealed Wednesday that a huge patch of hot…

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Sorority girl jailed for life for throwing her newborn in the trash says she felt ‘like a monster’
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Sorority girl jailed for life for throwing her newborn in the trash says she felt ‘like a monster’

A sorority sister who threw her baby in the trash after giving birth in a study room has spoken out in a jailhouse interview to say she now…

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