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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...

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    Scientists search for food plant genes

    Agence France-Presse. Paris | Updated at 02:40pm on December 03, 2019

    Scientists have been on a global search for the wild relatives of food crops, hoping to bolster their defences against disease and climate change, a...

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    Scientists spot black hole so huge it ‘shouldn’t even exist’ in our galaxy

    Agence-France-Presse. Beijing | Updated at 06:53pm on November 28, 2019

    Astronomers have discovered a black hole in the Milky Way so huge that it challenges existing models of how stars evolve, researchers said Thursday. LB-1...

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    Cosmic explosions even more powerful than first thought

    Agence-France-Presse . Paris | Updated at 11:51pm on November 21, 2019

    The biggest explosions since the Big Bang set the universe in motion some 13 billion years ago produced even more energy than first thought, scientists said Wednesday. In a study published in Nature, two international teams...

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    Lander Vikram located on moon’s surface: ISRO

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha . New Delhi | Updated at 05:26pm on September 08, 2019

    The ground station of Indian Space Research Organisation has been working to establish contact with the lunar Lander Vikram as the Lander has been located...

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    Fossilised giant penguin found in NZ

    Agence France-Presse . Wellington | Updated at 02:09pm on August 14, 2019

    The fossilised remains of a huge penguin almost the size of an adult human have been found in New Zealand’s South Island, scientists announced on Wednesday...

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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.