NASA delays Mars copter flight for tech check

NASA calls the unprecedented helicopter operation highly risky but says it could reap invaluable data about the conditions on Mars

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Russia's Soyuz rocket placed into orbit with 3 astronauts on board

The spacecraft launched ahead of the 60th anniversary of Soviet cosmonaut Yuri Gagarin, took Russian cosmonauts Oleg Novitskiy and Pyotr Dubrov, and US astronaut Mark Vande Hei to the ISS

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NASA's InSight lander detects two new quakes on Mars

InSight’s primary instrument is a French-built seismometer, designed to record the slightest vibrations from 'marsquakes' and meteor impacts around the planet

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Researchers find 74-million-year-old mammal which lived alongside dinosaurs

Melting ice in southern Chile as a result of global warming is giving researchers new insights into this part of the world

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NASA's crew in Soyuz MS-18 docks at ISS after flight honouring Gagarin

NASA's Mark Vande Hei and Russia's Oleg Novitskiy and Pyotr Dubrov will spend six months in the ISS working on biology, biotechnology, and Earth science experiments

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Ancient city, second largest to Tutankhamun, discovered in Egypt

t is being called the largest find of an ancient city in Egypt and is being hailed as the second most important 'archaeological discovery since the tomb of Tutankhamun'

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Wobbly subatomic particles 'muons' may drastically change our understanding of Physics

In plain words, muons have been found defying laws of Physics. This has huge implications

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'Say Cheese' time for Perseverance as Mars rover sends stunning selfie with helicopter

The US space agency said that the image was captured using a camera called WATSON

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Aquatic ecosystems source of half of global methane emissions: Study

Coastal aquaculture farms have methane fluxes per area that are 7-430 times higher than from non-converted coastal habitats, such as mangrove forests, salt marshes or seagrasses

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France: Archaeologists unearth 3D map from Bronze Age

As per experts, the piece of rock, called Saint-Bélec Slab is dated back to the Bronze age, between 1900 BC and 1650 BC

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Gene sequencing of human remains reveals ancient migration in Europe unknown till now

Genetic sequencing found the remains came from individuals who were more closely linked to present-day populations in East Asia and the Americas than populations in Europe

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Carbon dioxide levels reach record high despite lockdown in 2020

Increase in the concentrations of carbon dioxide has been majorly caused by human activity such as deforestation and the burning of fossil fuels

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Polar bears forced to forage eggs as warming shrinks hunting grounds

The climate change threat to polar bears is well known, driven by the extraordinary pace of change in the Arctic, which is warming twice as fast as the planet as a whole

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Five things to know about Russian cosmonaut Yuri Gagarin, first human to travel into space

Decades later, Gagarin's journey has become shrouded in myth after many details about the historic mission were for years kept secret by the Soviets

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These are the three new symptoms of COVID-19. Don't take them lightly

As more cases emerge, it is being advised that any unusual development or symptom should not be ruled out and demands test. These signs right now demand attention and diagnosis at once

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