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    Star orbiting massive black hole lends support to Einstein's theory

    Reuters. Washington | Updated at 11:14pm on July 26, 2019

    Observations of light coming from a star zipping in orbit around the humongous black hole at the centre of our galaxy have provided fresh evidence backing Albert Einstein's 1915 theory of general relativity, astronomers said on Thursday.

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    India set for fresh Moon mission

    Agence France-Presse . Sriharikota, India | Updated at 08:36pm on July 21, 2019

    India will make a second attempt Monday to send a landmark spacecraft to the Moon after an apparent fuel leak forced last week’s launch to be aborted. The South Asian nation is bidding to become...

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    Partial lunar eclipse on July 17

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha . Dhaka | Updated at 12:12am on July 16, 2019

    A partial eclipse of the Moon will occur on July 17. The eclipse will start at zero hours 42 minutes 12 seconds BST and will end at 6 hours 19 minutes 24 seconds of that day...

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    Scientists look for answers to earth’s beginning under moonscape

    Reuters . United States | Updated at 12:00am on July 16, 2019

    As countries and companies rush to build infrastructure on the moon, some researchers are planning to dig under its rocky soil to unlock mysteries about...

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    India scrubs Moon mission launch one hour before liftoff

    Agence-France-Presse . India | Updated at 03:47pm on July 15, 2019

    India on Monday postponed the launch of a lunar probe less than an hour before blast-off because of a technical problem, delaying its bid to...

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    Space crew set for launch during pandemic

    Agence France-Presse . Almaty, Kazakhstan | Updated at 11:56pm on April 08, 2020

    A three-man space crew finished preparations on Wednesday for a mission to the International Space Station, which is going ahead despite the coronavirus pandemic. Anatoly Ivanishin and Ivan Vagner of Russia’s Roscosmos space...

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    Firefly species face extinction for light, pesticides pollutions

    Agence France-Presse . Paris | Updated at 03:10pm on February 04, 2020

    Fireflies are in deep trouble, with many species facing extinction due to habitat loss and exposure to pesticides, according to the first major review of their global status, published on Monday...

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    Signs of life at ‘no-man’s land’ around Philippine volcano

    Agence France-Presse . Taal, Philippines | Updated at 06:11pm on January 21, 2020

    A desolate landscape of ash dunes and bare trees left by the eruption of the Philippines’ Taal volcano lay in contrast with a few signs...

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    Annular solar eclipse today

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 12:52am on December 26, 2019

    An annular eclipse of the sun will occur on Thursday which will be visible from Bangladesh if the sky remains clear. The partial solar eclipse...

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    China publishes 3-dimensional images based on data from Gaofen-7

    Xinhua . Beijing | Updated at 01:56pm on December 10, 2019

    The China national space administration Tuesday released the first batch of three-dimensional images based on the data from the recently launched Gaofen-7 Earth observation satellite...