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WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The moon lacks the bodies of liquid water that are a hallmark of Earth but scientists said on Monday lunar water is more widespread than previously known, with water molecules trapped within mineral grains on the surface and more water perhaps hidden in ice patches residing in permanent shadows.
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.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Scientists said on Monday they have detected in the harshly acidic clouds of Venus a gas called phosphine that indicates microbes may inhabit Earth's inhospitable neighbor, a tantalizing sign of potential life beyond Earth.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Scientists have completed the broadest search to date for extraterrestrial civilizations by scanning roughly 10.3 million stars using a radio telescope in Australia, but have found nothing - not yet, at least.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Ceres, the largest object in the asteroid belt between Mars and Jupiter, is an "ocean world" with a big reservoir of salty water under its frigid surface, scientists said in findings that raise interest in this dwarf planet as a possible outpost for life.
AN international team led by a Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia (UKM) astronomer has discovered two active supermassive black holes.
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.
PETALING JAYA: The partial solar eclipse on Sunday (June 21) was obscured by cloudy skies here, with many people viewing it “live” on social media instead.