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NASA successfully launches its first rocket from newly created Arnhem Space Centre

NASA has successfully launched its first rocket from Australian soil in more than a quarter of…

As winter sets in, a remarkable migration is taking place along Australia’s coastlines

Welcome to whale season. Get to know these iconic visitors from the Southern Ocean, meet the people who study them,…

Largest-known bacterium found in mangrove — and you can see it without a microscope

In a stinky, swampy mangrove forest in the French Caribbean, a strange giant lurks among the…

The Bronze Age city in Iraq gifted to archeology by drought

Extreme drought in Iraq have given German and Kurdish archaeologists the unique chance to examine an…

Earth’s Core Is ‘Moving Under Our Feet,’ Switching Direction Every 6 Years, Scientists Say

Nuclear explosions helped scientists triangulate the rate and extent of the oscillation. Scientists have long postulated…

What is a supermoon?

Supermoons are a rare a chance to get close to the moon and see it bigger…

Astronomers spot fastest ever nova explosion

Studying the rare event may help scientists to gain insights about the death of stars and…

Enormous ‘rogue waves’ can appear out of nowhere. Math is revealing their secrets.

Once considered a maritime myth, these towering waves can pose serious risks to ships in the…

See a rare alignment of all the planets in the night sky

The celestial show, best viewed between June 17 and June 27, will be the last time…

4 Malicious Alien Civilizations Could Live in Our Galaxy, Scientist Says

Thankfully, the chances of them invading Earth are less likely than an asteroid wiping us out.…