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NASA's Perseverance rover will scour Mars for signs of life

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NASA's most advanced Mars rover, Perseverance, launches from Earth on July 30, on a mission to seek out signs of ancient microbial life on what was once a river delta three-and-a-half billion years ago. The interplanetary voyage will last six months. Should the SUV-sized vehicle touch down unscathed, it will start collecting and storing rock…
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First Iranian-American astronaut reaches for stars

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NASA astronaut Jasmin Moghbeli celebrates during astronaut graduation at Johnson Space Center in Houston Texas, on January 10, 2020. The 13 astronauts, 11 from NASA and 2 from CSA, are the first candidates to graduate under the Artemis program and will become eligible for spaceflight, including assignments to the International Space Station, Artemis missions to…
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Annular solar eclipse on December 26

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Two men sit on a bridge to watch an annular solar eclipse in Zhengzhou, Henan province, January 15, 2010. The longest, ring-like solar eclipse of the millennium started on Jan 15, with astronomers saying the Maldives was the best place to view the phenomenon that will not happen again for over 1,000 years. Photo: Reuters/Donald…
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Pioneers of lithium-ion battery win Nobel chemistry prize

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Scientists John Goodenough, Stanley Whittingham and Akira Yoshino won the 2019 Nobel Prize for Chemistry today for the development of lithium-ion batteries, an important technology in enabling the world to move away from fossil fuels. American Goodenough, at 97, becomes the oldest winner of a Nobel prize. He shared the award equally with Whittingham from…
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Peebles, Mayor, Queloz win Nobel physics prize

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Canadian-American cosmologist James Peebles and Swiss scientists Michel Mayor and Didier Queloz won the 2019 Nobel Prize for Physics today for shedding light on the evolution of the universe and discovering planets orbiting distant suns. Peebles, of Princeton University in the United States, was awarded half the 9-million-Swedish-crown ($910,000) prize while Mayor and Queloz, from…