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An interplanetary collision might have shrunk Mercury to its current size, scientists think

Mercury, the smallest and closest planet to the Sun, has long captivated scientists with its extrem…

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OPINION: Planet vs Plastics — A multi-stakeholder approach to clean up the Earth

Life cycle assessment of plastic reveals that petroleum-based plastics can be recycled three to fou…

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Austrians can't agree on what to do with the apartment where Hitler was born

While some want it turned into an educational memorial, officials in Braunau, Austria, are planning…

Sebastian Cahill   


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How a peak boomer who moved from Texas to a tiny home in New York lives 'perfectly comfortably' on less than $30,000 a year

Sam Mitchell lives comfortably in a tiny home in upstate New York making less than $30,000 a year f…

Noah Sheidlower   


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In a fiery swirl of orange gas, a new planet is born — witnessed by astronomers for the very first time

The pictures captured by the SPHERE instrument on the VLT are the deepest images of the AB Aur…

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At age 12, I signed myself up for online astronomy classes under my mom's name. 14 years later I became the first Mexican-born woman to go to space.

After landing a dream job at NASA, Katya Echazarreta applied to go to space. In 2022, she made hist…

Yoonji Han   


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The Earth did not get its water from asteroids — it may have had it all along

The prevailing theory on how the Earth got its water is that the planet was born dry and water was …

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A hyperlocal OTT born in funding winter wants to tell stories in Indian dialects

Shark Tank Season 2 participants and builders of Indore-based hyperlocal OTT platform STAGE, call t…

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Rats could breed too quickly for NYC's successful new extermination method to keep up

How many rats are there in NYC? The world? Unfortunately, more than before thanks to climate change…

Maiya Focht,Jenny McGrath   


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First 'intact' planet found circling a dead star — this Jupiter-sized anomaly is in orbit rather than being pulled apart at the seams

This Jupiter-sized anomaly of a planet is part and parcel of a three-star system that lies 80 light…

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I looked at the plans for the new city proposed by Silicon Valley elites. They're really terrible.

The planned city in Solano County, California, is a big, beautiful illusion.

Adam Rogers   


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NASA's James Webb Space Telescope will spend its first year looking for primordial galaxies, gold-forging explosions, and habitable planets

NASA is about to launch the world's most powerful space telescope. Webb's first year of science cou…

Morgan McFall-Johnsen   


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The world's 8 billionth person was just born, UN projection shows the first time the global population has been so big

The living population is bigger than it has ever been, but it is not a cause for concern, UN offici…

Marianne Guenot   


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We live next to the largest gas cloud in the Milky Way — and it's giving birth to new stars

A new 3D map of the Milky Way reveals that we live next to the largest gas cloud in the galaxy. …

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Stars are being born next to the Milky Way's supermassive black hole in a stunning new image by the world's largest airborne telescope

The world's largest airborne telescope — the Stratospheric Observatory for Infrared Astronomy (SOFI…

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Astronomers caught a planet being born for the first time in a stunning new picture

PDS 70b has an atmosphere - but it's no place you'd want to visit. Astronomers who've studied the d…

Dave Mosher   


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A dreamy new image from NASA's James Webb Space Telescope shows the birth of 50 sun-like stars

Webb's vibrant one-year anniversary image shows about 50 stars in various stages of formation about…

Grace Eliza Goodwin,Morgan McFall-Johnsen   


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Astronomers spotted a distant planet in the middle of making its own moon

The disc surrounding this planet has enough dust and gas to form three moons the size of our own. T…

Morgan McFall-Johnsen   


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The award-winning videos of the microscopic world in 2020

Nikon's Small World in Motion competition showcased the best microscopic footage of the year. Here'…

Alexandra Appolonia,Bob Hunt