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April 26, 2019 - 3:26 pm
The universe is expanding faster than it used to, meaning it's about a billion years younger than we thought, a new study by a Nobel Prize winner says. And that's sending a shudder through the world of physics, making astronomers re-think some of their most basic concepts.
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April 10, 2019 - 9:49 am
Scientists on Wednesday revealed the first image ever made of a black hole, depicting its hot, shadowy edges where light bends around itself in a cosmic funhouse effect.
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April 04, 2019 - 9:36 am
Hey Kitty! Yes, you. A new study suggests household cats can respond to the sound of their own names.
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March 25, 2019 - 1:13 pm
A major Greenland glacier that was one of the fastest shrinking ice and snow masses on Earth is growing again, a new NASA study finds.
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March 12, 2019 - 12:18 pm
Dozens of species of sea slugs, jellyfish and other marine life from toastier southern waters migrated into the Northern California region over an unusually long two-year period of severe heatwaves, says a new scientific report.
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February 13, 2019 - 4:48 pm
NASA's Opportunity, the Mars rover that was built to operate for just three months but kept going and going, rolling across the rocky red soil, was pronounced dead Wednesday, 15 years after it landed on the planet.
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February 12, 2019 - 11:48 am
Harrison Ford offered an emphatic plea on Tuesday for protecting the world's oceans, calling out President Donald Trump and others who "deny or denigrate science."
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February 11, 2019 - 1:08 pm
The faraway space snowman visited by NASA last month has a flat — not round — behind.
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January 18, 2019 - 2:28 pm
Here comes a total lunar eclipse and supermoon, all wrapped into one.
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January 17, 2019 - 3:51 pm
Giant rocks from space are falling from the sky more than they used to, but don't worry.
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