Giant gravity wave is spotted on Venus

Researchers from the Rikkyo University in Tokyo studied the mysterious bow-shaped stationary patch, after it was spotted in December 2015.

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SpaceX successfully launches and lands rocket after spectacular explosion

The successful launch ends four months of worry and mystery

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Explainer: we can learn a lot from the changing night sky

How stars move across the sky is more complicated than you may first imagine. And the motion of the stars tells us about our place on the world and our travels around the sun. ...

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New NASA phone app is basically ‘Plant Sims in Space’

Take a trip on the ISS and grow some plants.

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Presumed young star turns out to be a galactic senior citizen

49 Lib, a relatively bright star in the southern sky, is 12 billion years old rather than just 2.3 billion. For many decades, researchers were stumped by conflicting data pertaining to this ...

4 hours ago from Phys.org

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UK to close Halley Research Station in Antarctica for winter

British scientists have decided to close the Halley VI Research Station in Antarctica for the winter amid concerns about safety.

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Study tracks 'memory' of soil moisture

The top 2 inches of topsoil on all of Earth's landmasses contains an infinitesimal fraction of the planet's water—less than one-thousandth of a percent. Yet because of its position at the interface ...

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Image: Daily sun images of 2016

This montage of 366 images shows our sun through the eyes of ESA's Proba-2 satellite, as seen each day in 2016.

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Microbes could survive thin air of Mars

Microbes that rank among the simplest and most ancient organisms on Earth could survive the extremely thin air of Mars, a new study finds.

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James Cameron producing history of sci-fi series for AMC

AMC is producing a six-part series on the history of science fiction in collaboration with one of its most prolific modern purveyors, James Cameron. Tentatively titled James Cameron's ...

4 hours ago from Engadget

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