Dark matter, invisible and enigmatic, may be the solution to a riddle posed by a star that is speeding through our galaxy. The recent discovery of the star system throws existing theories about the center of the galaxy into question – unless dark matter enters the equation.
Did someone really stumble on a lost, potentially multi-million dollar Caravaggio painting in a dusty attic? According to some art experts, the answer is yes, although it’s likely the truth about the painting, whose possible value has been estimated at over 100 million euros, may never be fully established.
NASA New Horizons images show an ‘icy spider’ formation on the surface of Pluto that has fascinated scientists. The icy spider image is just the latest of a string of revelations about Pluto coming from the highly successful NASA New Horizons mission.
The Jungle Book ate up the box office in India and won rave reviews in Australia and New Zealand this weekend, a full week ahead of the North American general release. The Hollywood remake of the classic Disney film opened April 7 and 8 in select markets but North American audiences have to make due with a new featurette until April 15.
Just what is Planet 9 made of – and it is any danger to us on Earth? Those are the questions swirling in the media two months after scientists first reported on proof of the mysterious planet’s existence.
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A gold-plated gift, state events and cooperative agreements have characterized Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s visit to Saudi Arabia this weekend. The whirlwind visit featured a packed agenda that reinforced the strategic ties between the two countries.
A strong earthquake shook the Pacific island nation of Vanuatu early Sunday morning. Earliest reports put the magnitude of the Vanuatu earthquake at 7.2 on the Richter scale. It was subsequently lowered to 6.9 in a later notice.
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The Nile River runs blood red in images captured by the European Space Agency’s new Sentinel-3A satellite. While the stunning images of the storied Nile River come from sophisticated scientific instrumentation, they have many observers recalling ancient legends of biblical times.
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