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Gravitational waves offer 'a new window on the Universe'

As the scientific world and enthusiasts marvel at the validation of Albert Einstein’s theory of the existence of gravitational waves. What practical

As the scientific world and enthusiasts marvel at the validation of Albert Einstein’s theory of the existence of gravitational waves. What practical

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Spacecraft arrives at Mars

NASA’s spacecraft Maven has entered Mars’ orbit after a ten-month journey covering 700 million kilometres The craft will spend a year making key

NASA’s spacecraft Maven has entered Mars’ orbit after a ten-month journey covering 700 million kilometres The craft will spend a year making key

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One step closer to proving Big Bang theory

It is being described as the ‘Holy Grail’ of cosmology. Scientists in the United States believe they have identified an echo of so-called

It is being described as the ‘Holy Grail’ of cosmology. Scientists in the United States believe they have identified an echo of so-called

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Italy's 'noble mother of science' Margherita Hack dies

Italian astrophysicist Margherita Hack has died after being hospitalised for heart problems. The 91-year-old had wished to live for another thousand

Italian astrophysicist Margherita Hack has died after being hospitalised for heart problems. The 91-year-old had wished to live for another thousand

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The dark side of matter

Dark matter is one of the deepest mysteries of the universe: no one can see it but scientists are sure it exists. It is the glue that holds the

Dark matter is one of the deepest mysteries of the universe: no one can see it but scientists are sure it exists. It is the glue that holds the

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Remote controlled telescope

A new remote controlled telescope in Tasmania, Australia, will allow scientists all over the world to collaborate on projects.The Harlingten

A new remote controlled telescope in Tasmania, Australia, will allow scientists all over the world to collaborate on projects.The Harlingten

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Strasbourg school kid makes astrophysics discovery

Fifteen year old Neil Ibata has made a scientific discovery that may change the way we understand the nearest ‘large’ galaxy to our own – Andromeda

Fifteen year old Neil Ibata has made a scientific discovery that may change the way we understand the nearest ‘large’ galaxy to our own – Andromeda

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Looking for life beyond earth

In February this year an international team of scientists confirmed the existence of a very special planet which could have the perfect conditions

In February this year an international team of scientists confirmed the existence of a very special planet which could have the perfect conditions

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A black hole awaits its galactic dinner

A huge gas cloud is floating through our Milky Way. Its end is near. It is going to be swallowed up by a great black hole. Astronomers at the Max

A huge gas cloud is floating through our Milky Way. Its end is near. It is going to be swallowed up by a great black hole. Astronomers at the Max

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Q&A: should we be afraid of the solar storm?

euronews’ web team asks a European Space Agency expert about the risks and basic information on the solar storm that’s currently making headlines

euronews’ web team asks a European Space Agency expert about the risks and basic information on the solar storm that’s currently making headlines

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Astrophysicist Margherita Hack on an infinite universe

Continuing our series with the eminent 90-year-old Italian astrophysicist Margherita Hack, euronews asked whether she thought the universe was finite

Continuing our series with the eminent 90-year-old Italian astrophysicist Margherita Hack, euronews asked whether she thought the universe was finite

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Does astrology have any scientific basis?

Complete claptrap or just a bit of harmless fun? But astrology is no laughing matter for the millions of people around the world who read their

Complete claptrap or just a bit of harmless fun? But astrology is no laughing matter for the millions of people around the world who read their

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Three starry-eyed winners of Nobel physics prize

The Nobel Prize for Physics has been won by three Americans for their work mapping the universe. Saul Perlmutter, Brian Schmidt and Adam Riess have

The Nobel Prize for Physics has been won by three Americans for their work mapping the universe. Saul Perlmutter, Brian Schmidt and Adam Riess have