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WAPAKONETA, OHIO - A small Ohio city is shooting for the moon in celebrating its native son’s history-making walk 50 years ago this month.

NEW DELHI - India said on Thursday it needs $330 billion in investments over the next decade to power its renewable energy dream, but coal would remain central to its electricity generation.

In spring 2007, David Narkevic, a physics student at West Virginia University, was sifting through reams of data churned out by the Parkes telescope – a dish in Australia that had been tracking pulsars, the collapsed, rapidly spinning cores of once massive stars. His professor, astrophysicist Duncan Lorimer, had asked him to search for a recently discovered type of ultra-rapid pulsar dubbed RRAT. But buried among the mountain of data, Narkevic found an odd signal that seemed to come from the direction of our neighbouring galaxy, the Small Magellanic Cloud.

Friday, 05 July 2019 05:41

How we became obsessed with UFOs

It all began the afternoon of 24 June 1947. Kenneth Arnold, a private pilot, was flying his plane near Mount Rainier in the northwestern part of the United States, when he saw what appeared to be nine bat-shaped objects flying in a pattern at an amazing speed. Upon landing, he told reporters what he saw. They ‘flew like a saucer would if you skipped it across water,’ he replied when asked about how they moved. Knowing a good headline when he saw it, one keen reporter dubbed them ‘flying saucers’.

CACHIYUYO - In the minutes before a solar eclipse plunged Chile into darkness, a loudspeaker projected a deep baritone to a group of blind men and women who had traveled to the Atacama desert to "hear" what hundreds of thousands of others had come to see.

Baby spiders like to mingle, but adult spiders tend to eat each other.

WASHINGTON - Saturn’s moon Titan has all the right ingredients for life. NASA’s newly announced mission, Dragonfly, will explore the icy moon from the air and the ground to determine whether life ever arose there.

SYDNEY - Scientists in Australia say they have used artificial intelligence to develop a powerful new vaccine against the flu. The team from Flinders University believe it is the first time a computer has used its own machine learning to design a new drug for use in people.

The amount of ice circling Antarctica is suddenly plunging from a record high to record lows, baffling scientists.

WASHINGTON - The world can't afford to build any more fossil fuel burning plants if it hopes to avoid catastrophic climate change, according to a new study in the journal Nature.

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