Three newly discovered exoplanets prime candidates in search for life elsewhere in the Universe

Using a telescope especially designed to hunt exoplanets, a team of astronomers working at the European Southern Observatory (ESO) have discovered three planets orbiting a dwarf sun, ...

Mon 2 May 16 from Gizmag

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Stickleback fish adapt their vision in the blink of an eye

Stickleback fish are able to adapt their vision to new environments in less than 10,000 years, a blink of the eye in evolutionary terms, according to new research by University of British Columbia ...

8 hours ago from Phys.org

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Three most likely creation theories for the phantom "Planet Nine"

A team of researchers from the Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics has released a paper outlining the probability for each of the three leading theories explaining how the phantom ...

1 hours ago from Gizmag

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Unmanned cloud-seeding aircraft takes flight in Nevada

For the first time in aviation history, a fixed-wing unmanned aircraft has successfully tested a cloud-seeding payload during an experimental flight in Nevada.

5 hours ago from Phys.org

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Ground-breaking images of nearby star give new insight into Sun's infancy

Pioneering new research that has provided close-up pictures of a nearby star has given a fascinating insight into how the Sun may have behaved billions of years ago.

4 hours ago from Phys.org

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Comet craters—literal melting pots for life on Earth

Geochemists from Trinity College Dublin's School of Natural Sciences may have found a solution to a long-debated problem as to where - and how - life first formed on Earth.

5 hours ago from Phys.org

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Journey toward Milky Way's dark heart in new Hubble video

Do you have 37 seconds of time to spare today? If so, you can zip towards the very center of our galaxy thanks to a new video put out by the Hubble Space Telescope team. The video is ...

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LIGO team wins $3 million prize for gravitational wave discovery

The team of scientists and engineers who confirmed the existence of gravitational waves earlier this year have just nabbed a handsome $3 million reward as part of a special Breakthrough ...

3 hours ago from Engadget

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ExoMars 2018 now ExoMars 2020 after two-year postponement

Exomars 2018 is now ExoMars 2020 after the Euro-Russian Mars landing mission was officially postponed for two years. The joint ESA/Roscosmos venture has been beset by delays over the ...

Tue 3 May 16 from Gizmag

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As global temperatures rise, children must be central climate change debates

Rising temperatures, rising sea levels and the increasing likelihood of extreme weather will all alter children's lives and the lives of their own children. And yet, children are largely left ...

6 hours ago from Phys.org

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