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Astronomers announced Wednesday they have for the first time observed a star warp the light emitted by another. The distortion made it appear as if…
An Indian mountaineer became the first woman ever to scale Mt. Everest twice in just five days when she reached the world’s roof on Sunday…
An 85-year-old ex-Gurkha who was attempting to reclaim his title as the world's oldest person to summit Mount Everest died of altitude sickness, the expedition…
An Indonesian man who had claimed to be the world’s oldest living human has died aged 146, his grandson told Anadolu Agency on Tuesday. Sodimejo,…
An unmanned NASA spacecraft, Cassini, is poised to plunge into the gap between Saturn and its rings, a pioneering journey that could offer an unprecedented…
Egyptian authorities have hailed an "important discovery" after archaeologists unearthed several mummies, 10 colourful wooden sarcophagi and more than 1,000 funerary statues in a 3,500-year-old…
Researchers have found anAmazonian tribe with the lowest levels of artery hardening - a portender of heart disease - ever observed. Scientists said the finding…

SpaceX to send 2 passengers to moon in 2018

SpaceX will send two history-making passengers on a trip around the moon next year about its Dragon 2 spacecraft, company chief executive Elon Musk announced…

US scientists discover seven Earth-like planets

NASA announced Wednesday that it has discovered seven planets with qualities similar to Earth orbiting a star relatively close to our solar system. This collection…

US scientists find conditions for life on Ceres

The crucial conditions for life exist on the dwarf planet Ceres, which orbits among the mob of asteroids between Mars and Jupiter, researchers reported on…

Muslims demand Italy recognizes more mosques

Hundreds of Muslims prayed in front of Rome’s Colosseum on Friday in protest at the closure of unofficial mosques. They called on city authorities to…
Samsung Electronics has temporarily suspended production of its Galaxy Note 7 smartphones following reports of fires in replacement devices, according to South Korean media. Monday's…

Earth warmer than 100,000 years ago: study

Earth is now warmer than at any time in the past 120,000 years, according to a new study Monday that provided global climate data for…
Africa's elephant population has suffered its largest drop in 25 years, the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) has said, blaming the plummeting numbers…
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