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NASA probe provides insight on solar system's border with interstellar space

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The journey of NASA's dauntless Voyager 2 spacecraft through our solar system's farthest reaches has given scientists new insight into a poorly understood distant frontier: the unexpectedly distinct boundary marking where the sun's energetic influence ends and interstellar space begins.

State to hold startup fest next month

THE inaugural Perak Startup Festival 2019, set to be the state’s biggest digital economy and smart city event, will take place in Ipoh next month.

Science of far-away planets and infant universe wins Nobel prize

STOCKHOLM/LONDON (Reuters) - Canadian-American cosmologist James Peebles and Swiss scientists Michel Mayor and Didier Queloz won the 2019 Nobel Prize for Physics on Tuesday for revealing the wonder of the evolution of the universe and discovering planets orbiting distant suns.

'The Dish' still beaming signals from Australia 50 years after moon walk

PARKES, Australia (Reuters) - It's known as "The Dish" and it soars above a nondescript paddock in rural Australia. Without it, hundreds of millions of people would never have seen all of the generation-defining footage of Neil Armstrong walking on the moon 50 years ago.

Can’t get enough of the moon

THIS year marks the 50th anniversary of the first moon landing and the Astronomical Society of Penang hopes to create more awareness about the historic day.

Solar eclipse plunges Chile into darkness

SANTIAGO (Reuters) - Hundreds of thousands of tourists scattered across the north Chilean desert on Tuesday to experience a rare, and irresistible combination for astronomy buffs: a total eclipse of the sun viewed from beneath the world's clearest skies.