Category: Science

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UAE partners with Japan’s iSpace to send rover to the moon in 2022

Story by AFP Lunar exploration company iSpace will transport a United Arab Emirates rover to the moon in 2022, the company said on Wednesday, as the UAE pushes for rapid...

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Telescope reveals thousands of star-forming galaxies in early universe

Story by AFP The images capture drama billions of years ago in the early universe — glinting galaxies, glowing with stars that have exploded into supernovas and...

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Britain decides to replace around 10,000 its soldiers with ‘military robots’

As part of a major military overhaul, the United Kingdom’s Army is about to shrink by 10,000 soldiers. Or at least, that’s the number of human soldiers. Part of the...

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Mars long ago was wet. You may be surprised where the water went

Mars was once a wet world, with abundant bodies of water on its surface. But this changed dramatically billions of years ago, leaving behind the desolate landscape known...

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Nasa’s new Mars rover hits dusty red road

Story by AFP The Mars rover Perseverance has successfully conducted its first test drive on the Red Planet, the US space agency Nasa said on Friday. The six-wheeled...

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January 17th driest month since 1961: Met Office

Pakistan received less than average rains in January and February, with the first month of this year becoming the 17th driest month since 1961, the Met Office said on...

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Scientists claim finding fossils of largest dinosaur

Story by AFP Scientists have unearthed massive, 98-million-year-old fossils in Argentina they say may have belonged to the largest dinosaur ever discovered. Human-sized...

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Mercedes unveils electric compact SUV in bid to outdo Tesla

Story by Reuters Daimler AG’s Mercedes-Benz on Wednesday unveiled the EQA, a new electric compact SUV as part of plans to take on rival Tesla Inc and offer more...

Asteroid dust, Japan

Scientists hail arrival of asteroid dust

Story by AFP Officials of Japan’s space agency on Sunday (Dec 6) hailed the arrival of rare asteroid samples on Earth after they were collected by space probe...

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France to punish ‘eco-cide’ with prison up to 10 years

Story by AFP France will make serious intentional damage to the environment punishable by up to 10 years in prison as part of planned “eco-cide” law, government...