Milky Way’s black hole appears to be getting hungrier
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Milky Way’s black hole appears to be getting hungrier

“We have never seen anything like this in the 24 years we have studied the supermassive black hole. It’s usually a pretty quiet, wimpy black hole on a…

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Is K2-18b really a habitable super-Earth?
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Is K2-18b really a habitable super-Earth?

It was exciting last week when scientists announced water vapor in a super-Earth’s atmosphere. But, even as the announcement came, other scientists were cautioning that the planet –…

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New comet likely visitor from another solar system
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New comet likely visitor from another solar system

Alfie on HIV: ‘I want to break the stigma’
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Alfie on HIV: ‘I want to break the stigma’

Former Wales rugby captain Gareth Thomas has revealed he is HIV positive, saying he wants to "break the stigma" around the condition.He made the announcement as he prepared…

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Former Wales captain Thomas reveals he has HIV
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Former Wales captain Thomas reveals he has HIV

published : 15 Sep 2019 at 07:45 Former Wales rugby captain Gareth Thomas has revealed he has HIV. Former Wales and British and Irish Lions rugby captain Gareth…

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Hard landing may have disabled Vikram lander’s communication system: Former ISRO scientists
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Hard landing may have disabled Vikram lander’s communication system: Former ISRO scientists

On Thursday, former ISRO chairman A S Kiran Kumar said that there were no signals from the Vikram lander for ISRO to track. He also indicated that the…

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Vikram’s quiet because it can’t talk! But Isro?
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Vikram’s quiet because it can’t talk! But Isro?

The Indian Space Research Organisation (Isro), easily India’s flag-bearer of research and cutting-edge technologies, hasn’t had a dearth of two things: Success, and goodwill. The goodwill it enjoys…

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MIT scientists create the blackest black that has ever blacked
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MIT scientists create the blackest black that has ever blacked

A yellow diamond before and after it was covered with the newly discovered blackest material on record. Image: R. Capanna / A. Berlato / A. Pinato / MIT…

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Hubble scientists find new way to measure the age of star clusters
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Hubble scientists find new way to measure the age of star clusters

This image from the NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope reveals an ancient, glimmering ball of stars called NGC 1466. ESA/Hubble & NASAThis Hubble image shows a scene within the…

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MIT unveils new ‘blackest black’ material and makes a diamond disappear
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MIT unveils new ‘blackest black’ material and makes a diamond disappear

MIT demonstrated the properties of its CNT material by painting a diamond. The image of the coated diamond is on the right. R. Capanna, A. Berlato and A.…

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