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India's ambitious 2nd Mars mission to include a rover, helico...

Sharmila Kuthunur

India is preparing to launch a family of seemingly sci-fi robots to Mars, perhaps as soon as late 2024. The Mars Orbiter Mission-2 (MOM-2), or Mangalyaan-2 (Hindi for "Mars Craft"), is set to incl

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Massive sunspot that brought widespread auroras to Earth now ...

Meredith Garofalo

Yes, the beastly sunspot AR3664 is in the news again. Although the sunspot has rotated out of our view, it's still quite the hotspot, having fired off its strongest solar flare yet on Tuesday (May 1

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Study proves black holes have a plunging region, just as Eins...

Jacopo Prisco

Sign up for CNNs Wonder Theory science newsletter.Explore the universe with news on fascinating discoveries, scientific advancements and more. Albert Einstein was right: There is an area at the edg

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Why do sharks swim so close to shore? Scientists have finally...

Alex Mitchell

Summers almost here and so are the sharks. For years, shark sightings close to beaches and shallow waters have become more common as many sun soakers have been subject to unfortunate run-ins with t

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The mystery of the disappearing Neanderthal Y chromosome - Li...

Emily Cooke

At several points in our tangled history, modern humans mated with Neanderthals . This has left a telltale signature in the genomes of modern humans today, and this Neanderthal DNA impacts our hea

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Could Neanderthals talk? - Livescience.com

Emily Cooke

Neanderthals were our closest human relatives, and they had many similarities with anatomically modern humans. But could Neanderthals talk? Several pieces of evidence suggest they could. But to an

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Scientists uncover striking ancient spider-like creature that...

Issy Ronald

Sign up for CNNs Wonder Theory science newsletter.Explore the universe with news on fascinating discoveries, scientific advancements and more. The idea of coming face to face with a spider-like cre

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What the Hell's Going on With This Space Cloud? - Gizmodo

Isaac Schultz

It looks a bit like a boat, or a stout fedora. So what the hell is this rusty brown gossamer of a space cloud? If were being perfectly specific, its the lenticular galaxy NGC 4753, which sits about

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NASA, ESA join forces on life-hunting ExoMars rover - Space.com

Leonard David

Europe's long-delayed ExoMars rover mission to the Red Planet just got a boost for its projected launch in 2028. NASA and the European Space Agency (ESA) inked a memorandum of understanding on Thurs

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Orbital Paparazzi Captures a Sneaky Picture of the ISS - Gizmodo

Passant Rabie

The International Space Station (ISS) was caught looking a little undignified in a new photo captured by an imaging satellite in orbit. This week, Australia-based HEO Robotics released a photo of th

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He Seeks Mystery Magnetic Fields With His Quantum Compass - Q...

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Your other experimental platform will look for axions. How? The original point of axions was to solve a mystery involving the strong force. To solve that problem, axions need to interact with proto

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Spiders Use Their Webs as Giant Microphones to Hear What's Go...

Andy Corbley

Torbjrn Helgesen Spiders use their webs as giant microphones reveals new research that shows how the arachnids weave webs to do more than just trap their insect prey. Scientists at Binghamton Univ

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Junk from a SpaceX Dragon 'trunk' may have crashed into a Can...

Elizabeth Howell

Pieces of a SpaceX spacecraft might have landed in Saskatchewan. A charred piece of debris, possibly from a SpaceX Crew Dragon spacecraft, was found in a Canadian farmer's field in a town northeast

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Unusual giant planet as fluffy as cotton candy spotted by ast...

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ATLANTA What is big, with a fluffy, cotton candy-like composition? Turns out, a planet. An international coalition of astronomers has newly discovered an unusual planet, dubbed WASP-193b, that's abo

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Snake Island: The isle writhing with vipers where only Brazil...

Sascha Pare

Name: Snake Island Location: Atlantic Ocean off the coast of So Paulo state, Brazil Coordinates:-24.484043070527676, -46.67561478998516 Why it's incredible: The island is so dangerous, only the B

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Bizarre device uses 'blind quantum computing' to let you acce...

Peter Ray Allison

Researchers have developed a new communication paradigm that can let them securely connect a PC to a quantum computer over the internet. Known as "blind quantum computing," the technique uses a fibe

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Rocket Report: Blue Origin launch on tap Sunday; Starship sta...

Stephen Clark

Enlarge/ On Wednesday, SpaceX fully stacked the Super Heavy booster and Starship upper stage for the mega-rocket's next test flight from South Texas. 26 Welcome to Edition 6.44 of the Rocket Report

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NASA and ESA complete agreement for cooperation on Mars rover...

Jeff Foust

WASHINGTON NASA and the European Space Agency have completed an agreement under which NASA will provide hundreds of millions of dollars of support for a European Mars rover mission. Officials with N

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NASA's Mars sample return mission is in trouble. Could a sing...

Andrew Jones

Boeing has put forward its own idea to help NASA get its Mars Sample Return project back on track and on budget. NASA issued a solicitation for new ideas to get scientifically invaluable Martian m

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'Solar Superstorm' Photos: See Last Weekend's Aurora From Spa...

Jamie Carter

NOAAs JPSS Program satellites captured imagery of the stunning auroras that were visible in ... [+] locations across the globe on May 11, 2024 NOAA Did you see the solar superstorm that brought bri

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Point Nemo: What It's Like Sailing To The Most Remote Place O...

Rachael Funnell

A father and son explorer team have successfully reached the most remote place on Earth after embarking on a harrowing journey to Point Nemo, a place where most of the time the nearest humans are whi

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Scientists discover bizarre region around black holes that pr...

Ben Turner

Astronomers have observed matter plunging into the mouth of a black hole at the speed of light, proving a key prediction made by Einstein right, yet again. In 1915, Einstein's general theory of

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NASA's Flyby Of Europa Suggests "Something" Stirring Beneath ...

Stephen Luntz

Landmarks on Europas surface suggest the icy crust is at the mercy of the waters below. Most important, a recent visit by Juno reveals what might be plume activity, which if real would allow future m

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