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Experts Suggest Using SpaceX’s Starship to Rescue Stranded Samples on Surface of Mars

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“You could probably just roll Perseverance into Starship and fly back to Earth.” Knight in Stainless Armor NASA’s highly ambitious ...

The Strange (But Appealing) Idea That Life Is A Consequence Of Entropy

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How life first began on Earth remains a huge question – scientists have ideas of how it kicked off, perhaps ...

Scientists Say They’ve Found More Evidence of Hidden Planet in Our Solar System

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There may be a ninth planet after all. Beyond Neptune Scientists have long been hunting for a hidden planet out ...

Fossil found on a beach by tween reveals massive marine reptile

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Editor’s Note: A version of this story appeared in CNN’s Wonder Theory science newsletter. To get it in your inbox, sign ...

‘Truly Significant’ Paleolithic Artifacts Discovered During Highway Works

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Archaeologists have unearthed a set of “truly significant” Stone Age artifacts during an excavation being conducted ahead of planned road ...

One of Life’s Most Important Ingredients Could Have Formed in The Hearts of Comets : ScienceAlert

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While details are understandably slim today, life on Earth is thought to have arisen about 4 billion years ago from ...

Physicists Created an Exotic Superconductor Controlled by Magnetism : ScienceAlert

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Superconductivity continues to revolutionize technology in so many ways. While some technological advances rely on finding ways to encourage zero-resistance ...

What’s the largest waterfall in the world?

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Even our tallest buildings can’t rival the staggering size of the world’s most iconic waterfalls, which include Niagara Falls on ...

NASA satellite’s space junk encounter was even closer than thought

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Humanity dodged an orbital bullet recently by an even slimmer margin than we thought.  In the wee hours of Feb. ...

Astronomers gather additional evidence suggesting Planet Nine is real

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Planet hunting: Astronomers have discovered even more evidence suggesting the existence of a mysterious planet at the edge of our ...