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Russia invents self-destroying satellite to solve burgeoning ‘space junk’ problem

Russia invents self-destroying satellite to solve burgeoning ‘space junk’ problem

Russia’s Roscosmos space agency has invented a satellite with the ability to destroy itself at the end of its life,
Empire State Building-sized asteroid set to scream past Earth at 10,400mph

Empire State Building-sized asteroid set to scream past Earth at 10,400mph

An asteroid larger than the Empire State Building (1,454 feet), and known as 2006 QQ23, will scream past the Earth
Star older than Universe discovered – threat of ‘scientific crisis’

Star older than Universe discovered – threat of ‘scientific crisis’

The Universe is thought to have popped into existence some 13.8 billion years ago when an infinitesimal point expanded billions
‘Technical incident’ puts Europe’s GPS system fully offline for days

‘Technical incident’ puts Europe’s GPS system fully offline for days

A major technical error has caused Europe’s satellite navigation system to be fully offline since Friday, with most satellites powering
India Calls Off Mission to Moon Less Than One Hour Before Launch

India Calls Off Mission to Moon Less Than One Hour Before Launch

India called off its mission to the moon early Monday, putting on hold its plans to be first to explore
Peak scarcity: Top supply shocks humanity isn’t prepared for

Peak scarcity: Top supply shocks humanity isn’t prepared for

According to some estimates, humanity currently uses resources 50 percent faster than they can be regenerated, but several major resource
Centuries-old physics problem that baffled Newton finally solved

Centuries-old physics problem that baffled Newton finally solved

Scientific luminaries like Isaac Newton could only create temporary solutions to the centuries-old problem of ‘spherical aberration’ but one Mexican
Scientists in China invent new material to clean up oil spills

Scientists in China invent new material to clean up oil spills

Chinese scientists have invented a honeycomb-style polypropylene material that can soak up oil from water more cheaply and efficiently than