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Opinion: From sheds to space

Peenya’s success story captures the Indian scientific establishment’s rise from modest beginnings with shoe-string budgets

Ice Calving: Giant iceberg breaks off from Antarctica

The new images of the iceberg's big break were captured by the European Space Agency's (ESA) Copernicus Sentinel-1 mission, an Earth-observing project made up of two orbiting satellites: Sentinel-1A and Sentinel-1B.

Destination Mars

With NASA’s rover landing on Mars and spacecraft from the UAE and China entering its orbit, the Red Planet comes under human microscope

Chinese astronomers discover 591 high-velocity stars

Of the newly discovered stars, 43 may escape the gravitational constraints of the Milky Way galaxy in future and fly into intergalactic space

This strange exoplanet behaves like ‘Planet Nine’

The exoplanet called "HD106906 b" occupies an unlikely orbit around a double star 336 light-years away, according to the study published in the Astronomical Journal.

NASA-ESA launch mission to monitor rising global sea level

About the size of a small pickup truck, the Sentinel-6 Michael Freilich satellite will extend a nearly 30-year continuous dataset on sea level.

ESA’s exoplanet observer reveals strange ‘ultra-hot Jupiter’

This so-called "ultra-hot Jupiter" named WASP-189 b sits around 20 times closer to its star than Earth does to the Sun, and completes a full orbit in just 2.7 days, according to a paper accepted for publication by the journal Astronomy & Astrophysics.

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