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Not Satisfied With the Earth, We Are Now Polluting Space as Well

Over the past century, human beings have polluted the environment in every way possible. The seas are replete with plastics, the land is contaminated...

The Space Rock That Hit the Moon at 61,000 Km/h

Observers watching January’s total eclipse of the Moon saw a rare event, a short-lived flash as a meteorite hit the lunar surface. Spanish astronomers...

Milky Way Heading for Catastrophic Collision

New research led by astrophysicists at Durham University, UK, predicts that the Large Magellanic Cloud (LMC) could hit the Milky Way in 2 billion years'...

Astronomers Discover Giant That Shaped Our Milky Way

Some 10 billion years ago, the Milky Way merged with a large galaxy. The stars from this partner, named Gaia-Enceladus, make up most of...

‘X’-ploring the Eagle Nebula and ‘Pillars of Creation’

The Eagle Nebula, also known as Messier 16, contains the young star cluster NGC 6611. It also the site of the spectacular star-forming region...

The Pacific Ocean Takes the Hit

The Chinese space lab, Tiangong-1, was in the news for all the wrong reasons. The media frenzy over the school bus-sized space station suggested...

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Space Worms Experiment Reveals Gravity Affects Genes

Living at low gravity affects cells at the genetic level, according to a study of worms in space. Genetic analysis of Caenorhabditis elegans worms on the International Space...

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Thunderstorms often provoke violent cloud bursts that can result in devastating flooding. But what actually spawns thunderstorms and cloud bursts? This question has spurred...