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  1. Tourists take pictures of a NASA sign at the Kennedy Space Center visitors complex in Cape Canavera

    NASA spacecraft to grab an asteroid sample

    A NASA probe orbiting an asteroid over 100 million miles from Earth will make a perilous attempt on Tuesday to snatch a sample from the celestial ...
  2. 2020 has thus far seen three record-warm months -- January, May and September -- with two others,

    Last month warmest September on record globally: EU

    Earth's surface was warmer last month than during any September on record, with temperatures since January tracking those of the hottest ever ...
  3. This artistic illustration depicts the Venusian surface and atmosphere

    Potential sign of alien life detected on inhospitable Venus

    Scientists said on Monday they have detected in the harshly acidic clouds of Venus a gas called phosphine that indicates microbes may inhabit ...
  4. Well-preserved embryonic skull fossil unearthed in the Patagonian region of Argentina of a Cretaceo

    Fossil embryo dubbed the 'small giant' packs surprises about a big dinosaur

    The skull of a dinosaur embryo from Argentina is providing surprising details about baby facial features present in one species from an important ...
  5. FILE PHOTO: Climate activists attend a demonstration against Amazon near the Bercy Finance Ministry

    Anti-Amazon campaigners in France team up to say 'non' to firm’s expansion

    At his veterinary practice near the French city of Lyon one morning in June, Gilles Renevier prepared to perform a castration on a poodle. When ...
  6. A United Launch Alliance Atlas V rocket carrying NASA's Mars 2020 Perseverance Rover vehicle l

    NASA launches new rover to search for signs of past Martian life

    NASA's next-generation Mars rover Perseverance blasted off from Florida's Cape Canaveral on Thursday atop an Atlas 5 rocket on a US$2.4 billion ...
  7. Solar Orbiter takes closest images of the Sun

    Solar probe reveals sun's tiny 'campfires' in closest-ever photos

    A solar probe built by the European Space Agency and NASA has delivered the closest photos ever taken of the sun's surface, revealing a landscape ...
  8. The multiplanetary system of newly discovered super-Earths orbiting nearby red dwarf star Gliese 887

    Planets around nearby star are intriguing candidates for extraterrestrial life

    Up to three planets - potentially rocky like Earth - have been spotted around a star located relatively near our solar system - a planetary system ...
  9. Villagers watch the sunset over a small lagoon near the village of Tangintebu on South Tarawa in th

    The last places on earth without the coronavirus

    Despite infecting more than three million people around the world, there are still 34 countries and territories that have yet to report a single ...