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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.
Arnold Spielberg was an early pioneer of computer engineer, whose work helped make the personal computer possible.
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.
Stunning pictures of outer space and planets have contributed immensely to scientists' (and humankind's) understanding of the vast unknown.
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.
BANDAR SERI BEGAWAN (Borneo Bulletin/ANN): The Brunei public will be able to witness a partial solar eclipse on June 21 from 3.10pm to 5.23pm. The partial solar eclipse is expected to last for two hours and 13 minutes at which time the moon will obscure a small fraction of the sun.