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Shooting stars! Lyrical Lyrids shower Earth with up 20 meteors per hour

It was cloudy and rainy for most of the day today, but as the clouds started to break up during the evening rush, the late-day sun came out with...

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NASA scientists record earthquake on Mars for first time

The marsquake was no more than a faint rumble, but CNES says it's the first event that appears to be coming from the interior of Mars and not ...

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Tonight and Tuesday Morning is the Peak of the Lyrid Meteor Shower

The peak of the shower is expected to occur Tuesday morning, with another opportune viewing time frame between 3 a.m. and 4 a.m. ET. "Though a b...

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SpaceX Crew Dragon Has Test Mishap

The Crew Dragon capsule seen at the Kennedy Space Center in Florida. Elon Musk's SpaceX suffered an anomaly in one of its Crew Dragon capsul...

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Climate protestors shift to political negotiations after almost 1000 arrests

The teenager told a cheering crowd at Marble Arch on Sunday "we are the ones making a difference - we the people in Extinction Rebellion and t...

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Tesla Full Self Driving: Time For Tea?

Tesla first announced the network in 2016, describing it as a way for owners of the luxury vehicles to let others borrow their auto. The vis...

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Tesla says robotaxis coming to US roads next year

Musk also laid out plans for the automaker's automated ride-sharing service, which he called a "robotaxi". Musk trashed Lidar as a "fool's err...

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Lyrid Meteor Shower Peaks April 22 and 23

Of course, whether or not you'll be able to see the Lyrids depends on whether those other April showers ruin the view. The next meteor show...

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NASA astronaut to set record for longest spaceflight by a woman

She said it feels awesome having so much extra time in space and "a true honour and a dream come true". Former NASA astronaut Peggy Whitson ...

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SpaceX Crew Dragon capsule suffers 'anomaly' in testing

The anomaly that occurred at the company's facilities at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station resulted in large plumes of smoke. It says it is inv...

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US astronaut to spend 11 months in space, set female record

The record set by staying on the ISS for that length of time will eclipse the previous female record held by former NASA astronaut Peggy Whits...

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Soundgarden Fans Petition To Name Newly-Photographed Black Hole After Chris Cornell

The fact that black holes do not allow light to escape makes viewing them hard. Now, a group of longtime fans have started a petition to name ...

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Do not miss the gorgeous 'Pink Moon' this Friday

For about an hour, the sun and moon will both appear in the sky. The rules date from the First Council of Nicaea in 325BC, with the council de...

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The World's First Photo of a Black Hole

And it looks, perhaps unsurprisingly, exactly as scientists predicted. Professor Heino Falcke, Radboud University in the Netherlands, the pers...

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A Pink Moon Is Coming This Month-Here’s What’s Special About It

Will the moon turn to complete pink color on April Full Moon? This week will see a so-called " Pink Moon " rising over the skies of the UK. ...

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SpaceX booster accidentally falls into ocean after rough conditions

SpaceX's first successful commercial mission came off nearly without a hitch last week. " Over the weekend, due to rough sea conditions, Sp...

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These people super-glued themselves to a train to protest climate change

Two environmental activists climbed onto the roof of a train in London's Canary Wharf financial district on Wednesday as part of a third day...

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After Beresheet's Crash, SpaceIL Set To Build And Launch Second Moon Lander

Despite this disappointing incident, the team behind the Beresheet mission will try again, so Israel can be the fourth nation to accomplish a ...

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Elon Musk's SpaceX sends world's most powerful rocket on first commercial flight

Two of the three cores of the SpaceX Falcon 9 Heavy rocket return to Landing Zones 1 and 2 at the Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Fla. on ...

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Watching Falcon Heavy Land is a Glimpse at the Future of Spaceflight

This successful landing of the three rocket parts represents a new step in the trajectory of the company, owned by billionaire busineesman Elon...

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Fossils of extinct human species found

Mr Detroit said it is not clear how H luzonensis is related to other species of Homo . Prof Chris Stringer , from London's Natural History...

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The Woman Behind The First Ever Black Hole Photo

Once the algorithm had been built, Bouman worked with dozens of EHT researchers for a further two years developing and testing how the imaging o...

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Falcon Heavy launch delayed again, now targeted for Thursday evening

Now, SpaceX is hoping that the fourth time is the charm, and it has another launch window scheduled for today at 6:35 p.m. EST. "Three for three...

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First black hole picture released

What she and a large team of scientists from MIT, Harvard, and other universities had seen was the first-ever image of a cosmic black hole 53 mi...

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Israel's Beresheet spaceship CRASHES on Moon - DISASTER for Israel Space Agency

Besides trying to win the X-Prize, the SpaceIL effort was also meant to inspire Israelis and others to study science, technology, engineering, a...

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Meet the Hoosier whose code captured first black hole image

Katie Bouman, a computer scientist, took the lead on creating the algorithm that made it possible to take the photo 55 million light-years away ...

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Adani's Australian coal mine wins further environmental approval

The project "must meet further stringent conditions of approval from the Commonwealth before it can begin producing coal", Price said. The Aus...

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Israeli space probe makes moon manoeuvre

SpaceIL's next objective is to reduce the size of Beresheet's lunar orbit with successive burns to the point where it can safely make a single ...

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SpaceX’s Falcon Heavy will now fly on Wednesday, hopefully

The rocket launch was postponed from early April due to unspecified concerns, and then postponed again just this week due to weather. Falcon H...

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Backed Aurora Experiment Adds Eerie Extra Dimension to Polar Light Show

But extraterrestrials weren't behind the demonstration. On April 5, 2019 , the mission was successfully conducted from the Andøya Space Cen...

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