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NASA captures landslide on Mars

NASA has released an image of a relatively fresh landslide on Mars that shows boulder-covered landslip along a canyon wall.

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Ancient DNA sheds light on Irish origins

Scientists have sequenced the first ancient human genomes from Ireland, shedding light on the genesis of Celtic populations.

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Scientists Just Caught Black Hole Swallowing Star – And Burping A Bit Back Out

Astronomers have caught black holes in the act of murdering stars before. But a study published Thursday ...

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Dead comet with skull face skims past Earth on Halloween

The first radar images of the dead comet were generated by the National Science Foundation’s Arecibo Observatory in Puerto Rico. ...

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Geminids Meteor Shower on Display Saturday Night

It's that time of year again, when streaks of bright light and fireballs fly through the sky for the annual Geminids meteor shower.

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Even in colour, Comet 67P is grey

The first colour image from the Rosetta spacecraft shows that Comet 67P is even more dark and monochrome than expected.

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Rosetta comet landing: ‘We can do amazing things, if we dream big’

The Art of Movement is a monthly show that highlights the most significant innovations in science and technology ...

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Rosetta mission: Philae lander successfully rotates but runs out of power on comet

Scientists had succeeded in lifting the Philae lander and rotating it through 35 degrees in an attempt ...

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Bright Specks of Comet Dust Light Up Martian Sky

A comet that zipped past Mars last month dumped tons of dust into the planet's atmosphere, providing a spectacular light show, ...

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A new method to study the evolution of the universe

In an effort to better understand how the universe evolved, a study co-authored by an Indian-origin scientist used a method ...

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Isro probe in Mars orbit next week

It will be a nerve-racking dawn for Indian space scientists on September 24 as they stay glued to an array of mission computers ...

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Gaia probe finds its ‘first ever’ supernova

Gaia has recently discovered its first ever stellar explosion in another galaxy while

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We are ready for the final Mars Orbiter Insertion: Isro Chairman

India's first interplanetary mission 'Mars Orbiter Mission' is expected to reach its destination in less than a fortnight now. ...

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Indian scientist Kamal Bawa wins Midori Prize in Biodiversity 2014

Indian scientist and ecologist Kamal Bawa has won the prestigious Midori Prize in Biodiversity 2014 for his research that included climate ...

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‘Mother’ of Higgs boson found?

Scientists have for the first time properly observed a theoretical cousin of the Higgs boson, one that inspired the decades-long hunt for the elusive particle.The ...

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