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Earth-like planet discovered

Earth-like planet discovered

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Thu, Aug 25 2016

The relative proximity of the planet, known as Proxima b, gives scientists a better chance to eventually...

Next meteor shower Friday (Video)

Next meteor shower Friday (Video)

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Wed, Aug 10 2016

On August 12 the Perseid meteor shower is expected to light up the dark skies with hundreds of falling...

From fingerprints to biometrics

From fingerprints to biometrics

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Tue, Jul 12 2016

In AD 650, nearly 600 years before Marco Polo visited “Cathay,” Chinese historian Kia Kung-Yen wrote...

Total solar eclipse captivates

Total solar eclipse captivates

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Wed, Mar 9 2016

Millions of people across Indonesia and the Pacific have experienced a total solar eclipse, with parts...

Big Bang, deflated? Universe may have...

Big Bang, deflated? Universe may have...

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Fri, Mar 4 2016

If a new theory turns out to be true, the universe may not have started with a bang. In the new formulation,...

Largest solar system discovered

Largest solar system discovered

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Wed, Jan 27 2016

Astronomers have discovered the largest known solar system, consisting of a large planet that takes nearly...

12 things you didn't know about...

12 things you didn't know about...

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Thu, Jan 14 2016

While the recent earthquake has the country talking about safety measures, here's a list of fascinating...

US embassy lauds Rubab Khan's giant...

US embassy lauds Rubab Khan's giant...

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Tue, Jan 12 2016

The US embassy in Dhaka has applauded Bangladesh-born Nasa astrophysicist Rubab Khan for discovering...

'Li-fi 100 times faster than

'Li-fi 100 times faster than

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Sat, Nov 28 2015

A new method of delivering data, which uses the visible spectrum rather than radio waves, has been tested...

Humans in Asia '20,000 years

Humans in Asia '20,000 years

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Thu, Oct 15 2015

Fossil finds from China have shaken up the traditional narrative of humankind's dispersal from Africa....

DNA repair wins chemistry Nobel

DNA repair wins chemistry Nobel

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Wed, Oct 7 2015

The 2015 Nobel Prize in Chemistry has been awarded for discoveries in DNA repair. Tomas Lindahl and...

Stephen Hawking seems to be of two minds...

Stephen Hawking seems to be of two minds...

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Wed, Oct 7 2015

Is Stephen Hawking having trouble settling on whether we should try to make contact with extraterrestrial...

Nasa starts year-long isolation to simulate...

Nasa starts year-long isolation to simulate...

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Sat, Aug 29 2015

A team of Nasa recruits has begun living in a dome near a barren volcano in Hawaii to simulate what life...

Hawking: Black holes are passage to...

Hawking: Black holes are passage to...

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Thu, Aug 27 2015

Internationally renowned physicist Stephen Hawking has said humans could escape from black holes, rather...

NASA discovers new Earth-like...

NASA discovers new Earth-like...

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Thu, Jul 23 2015

A planet remarkably similar to Earth and potentially capable of sustaining life has been discovered in...

New Horizons: Nasa spacecraft speeds...

New Horizons: Nasa spacecraft speeds...

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Tue, Jul 14 2015

Nasa's New Horizons spacecraft has made the first visit to Pluto, speeding past at 14km per second....

Multiple studies address riddles of...

Multiple studies address riddles of...

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Fri, Apr 10 2015

The Moon may have been formed by a collision between Earth and an object that was strikingly similar...

Hawking to trademark his name

Hawking to trademark his name

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Sun, Mar 29 2015

World-renowned British physicist Stephen Hawking is set to trademark his name. Hawking, 73, has applied...

Crucial UK vote on three-person...

Crucial UK vote on three-person...

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Tue, Feb 3 2015

The UK could become the first country to legalise three-person babies and it could help about 150 couples...

Flyby asteroid  has a moon

Flyby asteroid has a moon

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Tue, Jan 27 2015

Scientists who tracked a large asteroid passing relatively close to the Earth say it has a small satellite....

'Alien Earth' among eight new...

'Alien Earth' among eight new...

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Wed, Jan 7 2015

Among eight new planets they have spied in distant solar systems, astronomers say one in particular has...