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SpaceX capsule docks with ISS

SpaceX capsule docks with ISS

The privately built Dragon capsule has docked with the International Space Station (ISS) carrying a…


Rare shark birth captured on camera

Rare shark birth captured on camera

A remarkable photograph of the live birth of a thresher shark has cast light on the lives of these elusive,…


Most fossil fuels \'unburnable\' under 2C climate target Most fossil fuels \'unburnable\' under 2C climate target

Most of the world's fossil fuel reserves will need to stay in the ground if dangerous global warming…


The LQG
The LQG

This structure, my friends, is the Large Quasar Group. Our galaxy, the Milky Way, is only one hundred…


The universe\'s largest electrical current The universe\'s largest electrical current

Only a few years ago, scientists stumbled upon an electrical current of cosmic proportions: 10^18 amps,…


The universe\'s largest water reservoir The universe\'s largest water reservoir

Twelve billion light years away, the universe's largest water reservoir resides in the heart of…


The himiko cloud The himiko cloud

If there has ever been any object that has shown us the origins of a primordial galaxy, this is it.…


The diamond planet The diamond planet

55 Cancri e is made entirely out of crystallized diamond, which would would be priced at 26.9 nonillion…


A planet of burning ice A planet of burning ice

Do you remember Gliese? That hell-hole of a star that we talked about earlier? We're heading back…


Space raspberries and rum Space raspberries and rum

For the last few years, scientists have been studying a dust cloud near the center of our Milky Way…


The Castor System The Castor System

As if one or two giant, fiery balls of gas weren't enough, here we have theCastor System. As one…


The planet from hell The planet from hell

Gliese 581 c wants to kill you. This planet orbits a red dwarf star, many times smaller than our Sun,…


Hypervelocity Stars Hypervelocity Stars

Everyone knows that shooting stars are just meteors entering the atmosphere, right? If you didn’t,…


Sun may determine lifespan at birth: study Sun may determine lifespan at birth: study

Paris, France:  Could the Sun be your lucky -- or unlucky -- star? In an unusual study published…


NASA closer than ever to finding earth\'s \'twin\' NASA closer than ever to finding earth\'s \'twin\'

Miami:  NASA is closer than ever to finding a twin for the Earth, astronomers said on Tuesday,…


‘Alien Earth’ is among eight new far-off planets

‘Alien Earth’ is among eight new far-off planets

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


Hubble goes HD to revisit iconic \'Pillars of Creation\' Hubble goes HD to revisit iconic \'Pillars of Creation\'

NASA: Although NASA’s Hubble Space Telescope has taken many breathtaking images of the universe,…


NASA’s Chandra detects record-breaking outburst from black hole NASA’s Chandra detects record-breaking outburst from black hole

NASA: Astronomers have observed the largest X-ray flare ever detected from the supermassive black hole…


CES 2015: Sony condemns ‘vicious’ cyber attack

CES 2015: Sony condemns ‘vicious’ cyber attack

Sony has condemned the “vicious” cyber attack that led to it suspending the release of its…


Age of stars is pinned to their spin

Age of stars is pinned to their spin

Astronomers have proved that they can accurately tell the age of a star from how fast it is spinning.…


Facebook\'s Mark Zuckerberg starts reading program Facebook\'s Mark Zuckerberg starts reading program

New York:  Mark Zuckerberg is attempting to add a little more "book" to Facebook. The…


Russian Battle Robots Near Testing for Military Use Russian Battle Robots Near Testing for Military Use

Machine-gun wielding battle robots are going to be tested in Russia's Astrakhan region for use by…


New fanged frog \'gives birth to tadpoles\' New fanged frog \'gives birth to tadpoles\'

LONDON: For the first time, frogs have been seen giving birth to tadpoles. Most frogs lay eggs and although…


Knighthood for \'father of Viagra\' Knighthood for \'father of Viagra\'

LONDON: Two chemists, one who kicked off the development of Viagra and another who is a YouTube celebrity,…


Nasa to hack Mars rover opportunity to fix \'amnesia\' fault Nasa to hack Mars rover opportunity to fix \'amnesia\' fault

NASA: Mars rover Opportunity, which has been exploring the Red Planet for more than 10 years, is suffering…


Microsoft planning to ‘kill’ Internet Explorer

Microsoft planning to ‘kill’ Internet Explorer

We’ve heard lots and lots of rumors about Windows 10, but until now there’s been little…


Roboflies to help soldiers keep tabs on foes

Roboflies to help soldiers keep tabs on foes

WASHINGTON: US army researchers aim to develop tiny robotic flies that could buzz into an enemy operations…


New Mars route may make manned mission cheaper
New Mars route may make manned mission cheaper

A new research that lays out a smoother, safer way to achieve Martian orbit could make manned missions…


The Interview makes $15m in online release

The Interview makes $15m in online release

Controversial Sony film The Interview has become the number one online movie ever released by the studio…


8,000-year-old olive oil found in ancient clay pots

8,000-year-old olive oil found in ancient clay pots

Ancient people pressed olive oil as far back as 8,000 years ago in Israel, a new study finds. Researchers…


Strange Rock from Russia Contains 30,000 Diamonds

Strange Rock from Russia Contains 30,000 Diamonds

SAN FRANCISCO — Here’s the perfect Christmas gift for the person who has everything: A red…


Beautiful images from space Beautiful images from space

Photography is part of an astronaut’s job description and the results produce a fantastic record…


ISRO successfully launches India’s biggest rocket GSLV-Mk III

ISRO successfully launches India’s biggest rocket GSLV-Mk III

The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) today successfully launched India’s biggest and…


NASA Detects Organic Matter on Mars NASA Detects Organic Matter on Mars

  Washington:  In a promising find, the NASA Curiosity rover has detected organic molecules…


Rover finds clue that Mars may harbor life Rover finds clue that Mars may harbor life

San Francisco:  Life on Mars? Today? The notion may not be so far-fetched after all. A year after…


Arctic sea ice volume holds up in 2014

Arctic sea ice volume holds up in 2014

Arctic sea ice may be more resilient than many observers recognise. While global warming seems to have…


You may soon use WhatsApp from your desktop

You may soon use WhatsApp from your desktop

It looks like WhatsApp might be bringing its messaging service to the web. The rumours started shortly…


Nathan Wolfe: On the hunt for new viruses Nathan Wolfe: On the hunt for new viruses

The Wall Street Journal What scares the virologist Nathan Wolfe?   Having spent years living in…


Facebook thinking about \'dislike\' function - Zuckerberg Facebook thinking about \'dislike\' function - Zuckerberg

Facebook is thinking about adding a way to "dislike" posts on its site, founder Mark Zuckerberg…

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