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NASA begins preparation to launch its Lucy mission in October: Here's all you need to know
science

NASA begins preparation to launch its Lucy mission in October: Here's all you need to know

The mission - named Lucy - will for the first time explore Trojan asteroids that share an orbit with the planet Jupiter.

Early adult male skull found in Ethiopia alters understanding of human evolution
science

Early adult male skull found in Ethiopia alters understanding of human evolution

There was a gap between older human species and the newer ones, this skull bridges that gap.

Stephen Hawking's demise: Narendra Modi tweets 'anguish' over scientist's death, says his work made world a better place
India

Stephen Hawking's demise: Narendra Modi tweets 'anguish' over scientist's death, says his work made world a better place

Prime Minister Narendra Modi, on Wednesday, condoled the demise of cosmologist Stephen Hawking and said his grit and tenacity inspired people all over the world.

Nasa brings forward by a year the
News & Analysis

Nasa brings forward by a year the "Psyche" mission to a unique metal asteroid

Moving up the launch schedule and a revised trajectory will enable the probe to explore Psyche four years earlier than the original timeline.

Ghost in the Shell review roundup: Scarlett Johansson's performance gets mixed reactions
Entertainment

Ghost in the Shell review roundup: Scarlett Johansson's performance gets mixed reactions

Ghost in the shell wins at CGI but loses out on the story and performances.

NASA is preparing
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NASA is preparing "Psyche" mission to send a spacecraft to a giant "metal" asteroid

NASA is preparing to send a spacecraft to a giant "metal" asteroid that may tell scientists the secret of how our solar system was formed.

Hello, Lucy! Google Doodle celebrates discovery 3.2 million-year-old human ancestor
World

Hello, Lucy! Google Doodle celebrates discovery 3.2 million-year-old human ancestor

Google Doodle on Tuesday celebrated the 41st anniversary of the discovery of the world's most famous early human ancestor, the 3.2 million-year-old ape 'Lucy'.

Google Doodle celebrates discovery of 'Lucy' most famous early human ancestor
News & Analysis

Google Doodle celebrates discovery of 'Lucy' most famous early human ancestor

Google Doodle on Tuesday celebrated the 41st anniversary of the discovery of the world's most famous early human ancestor – the 3.2 million-year-old ape 'Lucy'.

Up next for Nasa, missions to Venus and near-earth objects by 2020
Politics

Up next for Nasa, missions to Venus and near-earth objects by 2020

In its quest to explore Venus, near-earth objects and bizarre metal asteroids, Nasa has zeroed on five key science investigations among 27 proposals through its ambitious Discovery programme.

Lucy had company: Ethiopian fossils indicate new forerunner of humans
World

Lucy had company: Ethiopian fossils indicate new forerunner of humans

A fossil find adds another twig to the human evolutionary tree, giving further evidence that the well-known "Lucy" species had company in what is now Ethiopia, a new study says.

Scarlett Johansson gives birth to baby girl, names her Rose
Entertainment

Scarlett Johansson gives birth to baby girl, names her Rose

US actress Scarlett Johansson has given birth to a baby girl with her French fiance Romain Dauriac, her spokesman said on Thursday.