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  • Astronomers reveal first image of black hole at Milky Way’s centre

    Astronomers on Thursday unveiled the first image of the "supermassive black hole" at the center of the Milky Way galaxy. "This result provides overwhelming evidence that the object is indeed a black hole and yields valuable clues about the workings

  • China launches 8 new satellites

    China on Thursday sent at least eight new satellites into space aboard a 2D rocket. Using the home-built Long March-2D rocket, one Jilin-1 Kuanfu 01C and seven Jilin-1 Gaofen 03D satellites were launched into space from Taiyuan Satellite Launch Cent

  • Climate change, growing population forcing 4 countries to move capital cities

    The decision to move the capitals of South Korea, Indonesia, Egypt, Equatorial Guinea, and the British overseas territory of Montserrat was prompted by increasing population, climate change, and natural conditions instead of political or security rea

  • Scientists warn of a strong solar storm

    Astronomers have warned of the possibility of a powerful solar storm, after spotting a pair of huge sunspots, some of them large enough to devour the entire Earth. Sunspots are dark areas of the sun, which are cooler than other parts of the surface,

  • US Space Command confirms interstellar meteor hit Earth

    US Space Command on Wednesday confirmed that scientists discovered the first known interstellar meteor to ever hit the Earth. The meteor, which is known as CNEOS 2014-01-08, crash-landed along the northeast coast of Papua New Guinea on Jan. 8, 2014,

  • Saudi Aramco petroleum storage site hit by Houthi attack

    Yemen's Houthis said they launched attacks on Saudi energy facilities on Friday and the Saudi-led coalition said oil giant Aramco's petroleum products distribution station in Jeddah was hit, causing a fire in two storage tanks but no casualties. A h

  • Astronomers discover 2 new planets in Kepler-451 binary star system

    The researchers of Ankara University in the Turkish capital discovered two planets in the Kepler-451 binary star system, which is 1,336 light-years from Earth. Professor Selim Osman Selam, head of the Department of Astronomy and Space Sciences, said

  • Large asteroid to pass close to Earth

    An asteroid wider than the tallest building in the world will cross Earth's orbit next week, media reports said Wednesday. Named 7482 (1994 PC1), the asteroid is slated to fly by Jan. 18 but is not expected to threaten Earth with a direct collision.

  • World's oldest living person celebrates 119th birthday

    The woman considered to be the world's oldest living person turned 119 on Sunday. Tanaka Kane was recognized by the Guinness World Records as the world's oldest living person in 2019, when she was 116 years old. Residing at a care facility in Fukuo

  • NASA launches the world's largest telescope

    On Saturday, the US Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) launched the James Webb Space Telescope from the northeastern coast of South America. The Associated Press reported that NASA launched the largest and most powerful telescope in the wor

  • WHO : Omicron cases doubling at least every 3 days

    The Omicron variant of the coronavirus is spreading significantly faster than the Delta strain in countries with documented community transmission, with the number of cases doubling in 1.5 to 3 days, the World Health Organization (WHO) has said. In

  • For 1st time...spacecraft touches the sun

    A NASA spacecraft has entered the solar atmosphere, making a piece of human technology touch the sun for the first time in history. “NASA’s Parker Solar Probe has now flown through the Sun’s upper atmosphere – the corona – and sampled particles and

  • A new technical malfunction affects Facebook and Instagram in 4 major countries

    Downdetector, a website that monitors the work of Internet sites in the world, announced that the social networking platforms "Facebook" and "Instagram" have malfunctioned in a number of countries. The site indicated, on Wednesday, that "the largest

  • Possible planet discovered outside Milky Way galaxy

    Astronomers said that they may have discovered a potential planet outside the Milky Way galaxy. According to a report by ABC News, astronomers may have detected a possible planet by Nasa's Chandra X-Ray Telescope in the spiral galaxy Messier 51 (M51

  • Russian filmmakers land after shoot on board Space station

    A Soyuz space capsule carrying a cosmonaut and two Russian filmmakers has landed after a three-and-a-half-hour trip from the International Space Station. The capsule, descending under a red and white striped parachute after entering Earth’s atmosphe

  • Russia launches film crew into space

    Russia on Tuesday launched a Soyuz MS-19 spacecraft carrying a filmmaking crew to the International Space Station (ISS) to make the first movie ever shot in space. Film Director Klim Shipenko and actress Yulia Peresild, guided by cosmonaut Anton Shk

  • Hurricane Grace kills 8 in Mexico

    At least eight people were killed on Saturday as Hurricane Grace hit Mexico. Grace, which reached speeds of up to 200 kilometers meters per hour (125 miles per hour) as a Category 3 storm, hit the state of Veracruz, according to media reports. The

  • Saudi Arabia opens Umrah pilgrimage to foreigners

    Saudi Arabia announced on Sunday that beginning Monday applications for Muslim pilgrims wishing to perform umrah from abroad will be received and 2 million requests will be accepted per month. The Saudi news agency SPA cited Deputy Minister of Hajj

  • Water vapor found on Jupiter's moon Ganymede

    Scientists have discovered for the first time traces of water vapor in the atmosphere of Ganymede, Jupiter's largest moon. The US National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) shared the results of observations made by the Hubble Space Telesc

  • Italy defeat England on penalty kicks to win Euro 2020 title

    Italy was crowned the winners of the EURO 2020 on Sunday after defeating England on penalties at London's iconic Wembley Stadium. England made a great start to the match with an early goal by Luke Shaw from six yards out in the second minute, assist

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