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Sep 21, 2017
New research suggests that using the Milky Way galaxy may not be as "typical" as previously thoughtThe Milky Way is host to several dozen smaller galaxy satellites which orbit around it and are useful in understanding the Milky Way itself.
Sep 21, 2017
Joint ISRO and NASA study finds a layer of aerosol over the Asian region in the Earth's StratosphereIn a collaborative study by the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) and NASA, the Asian region has been found to have a layer of aerosol and nitrate.
Sep 16, 2017
Planet Earth II review: BBC's wildlife documentary series deftly juggles scale and substanceThe premiere episode of Planet Earth II, though geographically located around islands, is metaphorically about bridging all the seas between them. It is not as much about conflict, food chain and the Darwinian survival of the fittest theory as it is about the need and want of animals to stay close to their fellow breed members.
Sep 14, 2017
NASA study shows the Martian crust has lower density than previously thought, and is relatively porousMars's crust has been considered at least as dense as Earth's oceanic crust, which is about 2,900 kgs per metre cubed.
Sep 13, 2017
China sets up first commercial quantum network to enable "hack proof" communicationsThe network provides secure telephone and data communication services and is expected to be connected to a Beijing-Shanghai quantum network.
Sep 10, 2017
NASA explains how tropical storms like Irma and Hurricane Harvey battering US coastlines are formedEven as Hurricane Harvey left Texas bruised and Hurricane Irma began lashing Florida, NASA scientists have explained in a blog how hurricanes form.
Sep 02, 2017
Facebook is creating a data map of human population distribution to determine the best way to connect everyoneFacebook used the data to understand the precise distribution of humans around the planet which would help it determine what types of internet service.
Sep 01, 2017
Earth-sized planets orbiting dwarf star TRAPPIST-1 may have water: StudyThe outer Earth-sized planets orbiting the nearby dwarf star TRAPPIST-1 might still harbour substantial amounts of water, suggest results of a new study.
Sep 01, 2017
Asteroid Florence to pass safely at a distance of seven million km from Earth: NASAFlorence will brighten to ninth magnitude in late August and early September, when it will be visible in small telescopes for several nights.
Aug 28, 2017
China and Russia to sign joint space exploration agreement from 2018 to 2022The deal is expected to be signed in October and will bring significant benefits to both China and Russia.