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  • 'High-energy neutrinos' give scientists new understanding of universe

    A breakthrough in the study of ghostly particles called high-energy neutrinos that traverse space, zipping unimpeded through people, planets and whole galaxies, is giving scientists an audacious new way to expand our understanding of the cosmos.

    Written by Reuters13 July 18 11:16
  • NASA set to fly chopper to Mars

    NASA said it will send a small helicopter to Mars as part of the U.S. space agency's 2020 mission to place a next-generation rover on the Martian surface, marking the first time such an aircraft will be used on another world.

    Written by Reuters14 May 18 10:46
  • Discovery topples assumptions about our early universe

    Astronomers have detected the early stages of a colossal cosmic collision, observing a pile-up of 14 galaxies 90 percent of the way across the observable universe in a discovery that upends assumptions about the early history of the cosmos.

    Written by Reuters26 April 18 09:33