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    NASA postpones for 24 hours launch of historic spaceship to Sun

    Agence France-Presse . Tampa | Updated at 03:39pm on August 11, 2018

    NASA postponed until Sunday the launch of the first ever spacecraft to fly directly toward the Sun on a mission to plunge into our star's sizzling atmosphere and...

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    Bangladesh witnesses longest lunar eclipse

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 12:25am on July 29, 2018

    Although the sky over Bangladesh was not too clear due to clouds, many people of the country saw the record-breaking lunar eclipse early Saturday....

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    ‘Blood moon’ to appear for 21st Century’s longest lunar eclipse

    Reuters | Updated at 12:41pm on July 27, 2018

    A blood moon will appear in the night sky around much of the world on Friday night as the moon moves into the shadow of the earth for the...

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    Over a billion people struggle to stay cool as Earth warms

    Reuters | Updated at 12:03pm on July 16, 2018

    More than a billion people are at risk from a lack of air conditioning and refrigeration to keep them cool and to preserve food and medicines as global warming brings more...

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    Wondrous dunes on Pluto are made of grains of frozen methane

    Reuters | Updated at 11:58am on June 01, 2018

    Scientists have detected another exotic feature on one of the solar system's most wondrous worlds, a large field of dunes on the surface of the distant, frigid dwarf planet Pluto apparently composed of...

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    SpaceX blasts off NASA’s new planet-hunter, TESS

    Agence France-Presse | Updated at 11:50am on April 19, 2018

    NASA on Wednesday blasted off its newest planet-hunting spacecraft, TESS, a $337 million satellite that aims to scan 85 per cent of the skies for...

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    Satellite Bangabandhu-1 launches May 4

    United News of Bangladesh | Updated at 01:12pm on April 11, 2018

    After a couple of rescheduling, Bangladesh's first commercial satellite Bangabandhu-1 will be flying to space on May 4. Bangabandhu-1 project director Md Mesbahuzzaman confirmed the...

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    Microplastics threat to ocean giants

    BBC | Updated at 01:00pm on February 05, 2018

    Scientists are calling for research on the impacts of microplastics on whales, sharks and rays that strain tiny food, like plankton, out...

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    Butterfly origins pushed back in time

    BBC | Updated at 01:13pm on January 11, 2018

    Newly discovered fossils show that moths and butterflies have been on the planet for at least 200 million years. Scientists found...

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    NASA successfully fires Voyager 1 thrusters after 37 years

    Agence France-Presse | Updated at 09:55am on December 02, 2017

    NASA's Voyager 1 spacecraft — cruising interstellar space billions of miles from Earth — was back on the right track Friday thanks to thrusters that were fired up for the first time in 37 years...