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SpaceX Postpones Launch of Its First Internet Network Satellites

SpaceX postponed a launch of 60 satellites into low-Earth orbit that was scheduled for Thursday night, possibly until next week, citing a need for software updates.

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Modern Humans Split from Neanderthals Far Earlier than Thought, Study Says

Scientists seeking to unlock the mysteries of human evolution have in recent years relied on increasingly sophisticated DNA techniques that provide "molecular clocks" to date the remains of our ancient ancestors.

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NASA Dubs 2024 Moon Mission 'Artemis,' Asks for $1.6 Billion

NASA's next mission to the Moon will be called Artemis, the US space agency announced Monday, though it's still looking for the money to make the journey happen by its accelerated 2024 deadline.

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New Space Race to Bring Satellite Internet to the World

Anxiety has set in across the space industry ever since the world's richest man, Jeff Bezos, revealed Project Kuiper: a plan to put 3,236 satellites in orbit to provide high-speed internet across the globe.

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What If an Asteroid Was about to Hit Earth? Scientists Ponder Question

Here's a hypothetical: a telescope detects an asteroid between 100 and 300 meters in diameter racing through our solar system at 14 kilometers per second, 57 million kilometers from Earth. 

Astronomers estimate a one percent risk the space rock will collide with our planet on April 27, 2027. What should we do?

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Scientists Unveil 'First' 3D Print of Heart with Human Tissue, Vessels

Scientists in Israel on Monday unveiled a 3D print of a heart with human tissue and vessels, calling it a first and a "major medical breakthrough" that advances possibilities for transplants.

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Scientist Superstar Katie Bouman Designed Algorithm for Black Hole Image

Anonymous to the public just days ago, a U.S. computer scientist named Katie Bouman has become an overnight sensation due to her role in developing a computer algorithm that allowed researchers to take the world's first image of a black hole.

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NASA's 'Twins Study,' Landmark Research on U.S. Astronauts

What if you could send an astronaut into space for a year and monitor him closely along with his identical twin brother on Earth?

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Israeli Spacecraft Crashes during Moon Landing

Israel's attempt at a moon landing failed at the last minute Thursday when the craft suffered an engine failure as it prepared to land and apparently crashed onto the lunar surface.

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Chinese Scientists Create Monkeys with Human Brain Genes

Chinese scientists have implanted human brain genes into monkeys, in a study intended to provide insights into the unique evolution of human intelligence.

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