Science

  • Nasa will send human astronauts to live in a 'permanent' moon base by 2024
  • Nasa will send human astronauts to live in a

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    Nasa astronauts will soon be living in a base orbiting the moon, US Vice President Mike Pence has claimed. Speaking at Nasa’s Johnson Space Centre on August 23, Donald Trump’s second-in-command set out his vision for the future of

  • Chandrayaan 1 Helps NASA Confirm Water Ice On Moon: 10 Things To Know
  • Chandrayaan 1 Helps NASA Confirm Water Ice On

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    NASA's Moon Mineralogy Mapper (M3) instrument, aboard the Chandrayaan 1 spacecraft, collected data that not only picked up the reflective properties of ice.
     

  • The Science Behind Why the Earth Isn't Flat
  • The Science Behind Why the Earth Isn't Flat

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    On March 24, 2018, flat-earther Mike Hughes set out prove that the Earth is shaped like a Frisbee. The plan: Strap himself to a homemade steam-powered rocket and launch 52 miles into sky above California’s Mojave Desert, where he'd see

  • 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?