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ESA's 'Moon Village' Plan Aims For Huge Colony On Moon By 2050 - International Business Times
A human colony on the Moon has held the fascination of millions of people across the globe, with the idea usually bringing to mind people in spacesuits floating upside down in futuristic settings. Bernard Foing, ambassador of the European Space ...

The Earth is about to be completely destroyed: claim - Morning Ticker
A Christian numerologist was confident in picking Sept. 23 as the date the world ends, until recently when he suddenly changed his mind. The Earth is about to be destroyed on Sept. 23, according to a Christian numerologist, which is a bit of a problem ...

Fossilized Poo Reveals Vegetarian Dinosaurs Had a Taste for Crabs - Scientific American
Plant-eating dinosaurs usually found plenty to eat, but occasionally they went looking for a nutritional boost. Fossilized dinosaur droppings from Utah now reveal that 75 million years ago, some of the animals were snacking on prehistoric crayfish or ...

'Human computer' Katherine Johnson opens Nasa research facility named in her honour - The Independent
One of Nasa's ?human computers?, who helped plan the mission that saw an American astronaut orbit the Earth for the first time, has opened a new research centre named in her honour. The key contribution of Katherine Johnson, 99, and other ...

Jellyfish don't have brains, but they do sleep - Zee News
The findings push the origin of sleep further down the evolutionary tree of life - to before the emergence of a centralised nervous system. ?. By Zee Media Bureau | Last Updated: Sunday, September 24, 2017 - 15:30. Comment. 0. Comment. Jellyfish don ...

Study Suggests Neanderthals Enjoyed Long Childhoods - WBUR
Until about the last decade or so, that's how many of us were accustomed to thinking about Neanderthal life. But a lot has changed since then, not least of which is the emergence of smoking-gun DNA evidence that Neanderthals are, in fact, family. Now a ...

Their words: Cassini's Linda Spilker on mission's legacy - SpaceFlight Insider
Cassini has provided with a ocean of data that scientists will have to review for years to come. With six new moons discovered and 635 gigabytes of data for them to sift through ? scientists have their work cut out for them. Image Credit: JPL / NASA.
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NASA's OSIRIS spacecraft slingshots around Earth bound for asteroid Bennu - Sky News
OSIRIS-REx will be the first spacecraft to return samples from an asteroid to Earth if it completes its mission by 2023. 11:52, UK, Sunday 24 September 2017. Artist's concept of OSIRIS-REx spacecraft passing by Earth. Pic. Image: An artist's ...

Cosmic rays striking Earth come from outside Milky Way: study - Deccan Chronicle
Fifty years ago, scientists discovered that the Earth is occasionally hit by cosmic rays of enormous energies. The answer lies in a galaxy or galaxies far, far away, according to a study published in the journal Science. Ultra-high-energy cosmic rays ...

Mars astronauts missed Internet - Sky News Australia
Six 'astronauts' who spent eight months living on a remote simulated Mars base in Hawaii found that lack of internet was their biggest frustration. During the mission, the four men and two women lived in a 1,200sq ft dome perched on an 8,200ft high ...

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