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Japan delays touchdown of Hayabusa2 probe on asteroid

Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency project manager Yuichi Tsuda say they needed more time to prepare the landing as the latest data shows the asteroid surface was more rugged than expected

Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency project manager Yuichi Tsuda say they needed more time ...

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Japan delays touchdown of Hayabusa2 probe on asteroid

The landing comes with Russian and US officials investigating the appearance of a ...

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ISS astronauts return to Earth amid U.S.-Russia tensions

(UPDATED) American scientists Frances Arnold and George Smith and British researcher ...

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Trio wins Nobel Prize in Chemistry for research harnessing evolution

Nobel prize winner Donna Strickland was praised 'for inspiring other women and young ...

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Canadian Nobel physics laureate hails womens' progress

(UPDATED) For their work in the field of laser physics, Arthur Askin of the US, and the ...

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Trio wins Nobel Physics Prize for laser research

The Fields medal recognizes the outstanding mathematical achievements of candidates who ...

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Kurdish refugee wins 'Nobel of mathematics' Fields medal

The students win the Conseil Européen pour la Recherche Nucléaire's 2018 Beamline for ...

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International School Manila students win prestigious physics competition

The new hypothesis states that while composed of numerous universes, the cosmos is ...

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After death, Stephen Hawking cuts 'multiverse' theory down to size

The remains of the legendary physicist and icon will be laid at Westminster Abbey during ...

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Hawking's remains to be buried at abbey near Newton, Darwin

Inside the shell of his increasingly useless body was a razor-sharp mind, fascinated by ...

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Stephen Hawking: A brief history of genius