Dish to listen for ET around strange star

A $100m initiative to listen for radio signals from aliens is targeting a star with an unusual dimming pattern.

15 hours ago from BBC News

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Italy earthquakes: Strong tremors shake central region

Two strong earthquakes hit central Italy, damaging buildings and sending people into the streets.

7 hours ago from BBC News

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Young stellar system caught in act of forming close multiples

For the first time, astronomers have seen a dusty disk of material around a young star fragmenting into a multiple-star system. Scientists had suspected such a process, caused by gravitational ...

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Study shows that space travel affects spine of astronauts

How does space travel affect the spine? Astronauts on long missions in space have atrophy of the muscles supporting the spine—which don't return to normal even several weeks after their return ...

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Image: Changing colors in Saturn's pole

These two natural color images from NASA's Cassini spacecraft show the changing appearance of Saturn's north polar region between 2012 and 2016.

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Super-cold winters in the UK and US are due to Arctic warming

The warming of the Arctic is affecting the jet stream winds, bringing more cold snaps that persist for longer to the UK and US

14 hours ago from Newscientist

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Australian desert telescope views sky in radio technicolour

A telescope located deep in the West Australian outback has shown what the Universe would look like if human eyes could see radio waves.

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Wildlife numbers more than halve since 1970s in mass extinction

Mammals, birds, fish, amphibians and reptiles from around the world have seen 58 per cent fall in population - with the 2 per cent drop in numbers a year continuing

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Average American Seafood Intake Increased by a Pound Last Year

But dietary guidelines say we should be eating more

5 hours ago from TIME

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Glaciology: Cooling no aid to shrinking glacier

Nature 538 430 doi: 10.1038/538430b

11 hours ago from Nature News

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