Science

  • NASA blasts off historic probe to 'touch sun'
  • NASA blasts off historic probe to 'touch sun'

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    NASA on Sunday (Aug 12) blasted off a US$1.5 billion spacecraft toward the Sun on a historic mission to protect the Earth by unveiling the mysteries of dangerous solar storms.

  • Rare Blue Diamonds Reveal Earth'S Deepest Geological Secrets, Say Scientists
  • Rare Blue Diamonds Reveal Earth'S Deepest

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    The Hope Diamond, a rare blue diamond that is one of the world’s most famous jewels, has had a complicated history, passing through the hands of monarchs and bankers and heiresses and thieves before landing for all to see at a Washington

  • A Lack of This One Molecule Might Be The Reason Millions of People Have Depression
  • A Lack of This One Molecule Might Be The Reason

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    People who live with depression have low blood levels of a specific molecule, new medical research has revealed. It's called acetyl-L-carnitine, and those with particularly severe, treatment-resistant or childhood onset depression were found

  • Science Says: Record heat, fires worsened by climate change
  • Science Says: Record heat, fires worsened by

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    Heat waves are setting all-time temperature records across the globe, again. Europe suffered its deadliest fire in more than a century, and one of nearly 90 large fires in the U.S. West burned dozens of homes and forced the evacuation

  • Liquid Water Found On Mars: Underground Lake Discovery Makes Waves
  • Liquid Water Found On Mars: Underground Lake

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    The largest detection of liquid water on the Red Planet yet, raises the tantalizing possibility of a very cold, very salty niche where life might have or may exist
    Using a satellite to peer beneath layers of dust a

  • Nasa Chandra X-Ray Observatory data indicates a young star consumed a planet
  • Nasa Chandra X-Ray Observatory data indicates a

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    The National Aeronautics and Space Administration's (Nasa) Chandra X-ray Observatory made a few observations. These notes indicate that boffins may have, for the first time, seen a young star devouring a young planet or planets.

  • Scientists discover 12 new Jupiter moons, describe one as an ''oddball''
  • Scientists discover 12 new Jupiter moons,

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    Jupiter, it’s safe to say, is one of the marvels of our solar system. The planet is so absolutely massive that it has dozens of moons orbiting around it, by far the most of any of our neighboring planets. Up until recently, the total number

  • This Video of a Massive Iceberg Breaking Off Greenland Is Relaxing And Scary All at Once
  • This Video of a Massive Iceberg Breaking Off

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    Want to see something really amazing? Well, you can enjoy this video of an iceberg breaking off Helheim Glacier in eastern Greenland.
    Filmed by scientists on

  • A French Farmer Found an Incredibly Rare Fossil And Kept It Secret For Years
  • A French Farmer Found an Incredibly Rare Fossil

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    Quick question –  if you found a strange-looking fossil on your property, would you a) call the press, b) call the experts, or c) do neither because, well, who needs that kind of attention?

  • Blood moon 2018: When and where will the 'century's longest' total lunar eclipse be visible?
  • Blood moon 2018: When and where will the

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    Blood moon 2018: According to space experts, the eclipse will last one hour and 43 minutes – nearly 40 minutes longer than the January 31 Super Blue Blood Moon. The January 31 supermoon was supposed to be the longest total lunar eclipse of

  • Blue whale spotted for the first time in Red Sea: All you need to know about the gentle giant
  • Blue whale spotted for the first time in Red Sea:

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    The blue whale spotted in the Gulf of Aqaba in the Red Sea belongs to a subspecies known as the pygmy blue whale. The aquatic giant was first spotted by a fisherman off the coast of Eilat, Israel on Tuesday.

  • Aliens Could Be Living In A Parallel Universe, Claims Research
  • Aliens Could Be Living In A Parallel Universe,

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    The team has published its results in the journal Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society
    Radio astronomers from around the world have been glued to their sets for decades to listen to that one sound from somewhere