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World 27 Oct 2020 | 1:16 AM

NASA discovers water on sunlit surface of moon

WASHINGTON, Oct. 26 (Xinhua) - NASA's Stratospheric Observatory for Infrared Astronomy (SOFIA) has confirmed, for the first time, water on the sunlit surface of the moon, the agency announced on Monday.

World 16 Sep 2020 | 6:41 AM

Roundup: U.S. firefighters race to protect 116-year-old Mt. Wilson Observatory as massive wildfire approaches

LOS ANGELES, Sept. 15 (Xinhua) -- U.S. firefighters worked hard on Tuesday to protect the famed Mount Wilson Observatory in Los Angeles County, California, as a massive wildfire is approaching.

World 22 Jul 2020 | 2:18 AM

Israel plans to set up science parks, centers in peripheral regions

JERUSALEM, July 21 (Xinhua) -- Israel has launched a plan to establish science centers and science parks in peripheral regions, at a cost of 25 million shekels (about 7.3 million U.S. dollars), the Ministry for Development of the Negev and the Galilee said on Tuesday.