Japanese spacecraft drops two rovers onto asteroid surface in first mission of its kind

Space agency scientists think mission was a success as they await contact from the tiny robots

46 minutes ago from The Independent

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Why the Autumnal Equinox Doesn't Fall on the Same Day Every Year

Autumn is right around the corner for everyone in the Northern Hemisphere, while those in the Southern Hemisphere are gearing up for warmer spring weather.

2 hours ago from SPACE.com

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NASA’s new exoplanet-hunter has spotted its first alien worlds

NASA’s recently launched exoplanet-hunting satellite has uncovered a new world twice the size of Earth orbiting a star 60 light years away

Thu 20 Sep 18 from Newscientist

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New battery gobbles up carbon dioxide

A new type of battery developed by researchers at MIT could be made partly from carbon dioxide captured from power plants. Rather than attempting to convert carbon dioxide to specialized chemicals ...

20 hours ago from Phys.org

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Emissions from most diesel cars in Europe greatly exceed laboratory testing levels

In September 2015, the German automaker Volkswagen was found to have illegally cheated federal emissions tests in the United States, by intentionally programming emissions control devices to ...

23 hours ago from Phys.org

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NASA balloon mission captures electric blue clouds

On the cusp of our atmosphere live a thin group of seasonal electric blue clouds. Forming 50 miles above the poles in summer, these clouds are known as noctilucent clouds or polar mesospheric ...

Thu 20 Sep 18 from Phys.org

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Candy-pink lagoon raises hopes for life on Mars

Algae found in a candy-pink Spanish lagoon is giving scientists hope that life could or may once have existed on Mars. Called Dunaliella salina EP-1, the organism gives the Laguna de ...

22 hours ago from Gizmag

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Cult classic TV show Veronica Mars is Hulu’s latest resurrection

A long time ago, we used to be friends.

Thu 20 Sep 18 from Arstechnica

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Matt Murdock is back and darker than ever in new trailer for Daredevil season 3

"Let the devil out": the third season starts streaming on Netflix on October 19.

24 hours ago from Arstechnica

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Report slams 'high flying' UN environment chief

Erik Solheim is criticised for risking the UN's reputation by extensive use of expensive air travel.

21 hours ago from BBC News

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