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Watch | Astronaut aboard ISS shares stunning night timelapse video of Milky Way

Astronaut Soichi Noguchi, aboard the International Space Station (ISS), has captured a breathtaking night timelapse video of the Milky Way galaxy. Watch here.

2.5 billion T rex roamed Earth, but not all at once | Study

A study released on Thursday calculated that 2.5 billion Tyrannosaurus rex prowled North America over a couple million years or so, with maybe 20,000 at any given time.

India, France sign agreement for cooperation on Gaganyaan mission

The space agencies of India and France signed an agreement on Thursday to assist in India's Gaganyaan mission.

Climate change makes Indian monsoon stronger, more erratic: Study

Researchers at the Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research (PIK) found strong evidence that every degree Celsius of warming would likely increase monsoon rainfall by about five per cent.

UAE partners with Japan's iSpace to send rover to Moon in 2022

Lunar exploration company iSpace will transport a United Arab Emirates rover to the moon in 2022.

Music created from spider webs is as spooky as it sounds. But it may hold the key to talking to them

US scientists have translated the structure of a spider web into musical notes. They believe the melodies generated by a spider's web could allow humans to 'talk' to spiders.

On 60th anniversary of Yuri Gagarin's flight, Putin vows Russia will remain space power

Russian President Vladimir Putin marked the 60th anniversary of Yuri Gagarin’s historic space flight in 1961 on Monday with a vow that Moscow would remain a key space power.

NASA releases spectacular image of blue dunes on Mars to mark 20 years of Odyssey

To mark 20 years of its spacecraft Mars Odyssey, NASA released an image showing dunes that surround the Red Planet's northern polar cap.

UAE selects first Arab woman for astronaut training

The United Arab Emirates named the next two astronauts in its space programme on Saturday, including the country's first female astronaut.

Aliens would be friendly but reaching out a terrible idea: Theorist Michio Kaku

Theorist Michio Kaku says aliens would be friendly but reaching out to them would be a terrible idea because of the threat of the extra-terrestrial life conquering us.

Beast of five teeth: Scientists discover skunk that walked among dinosaurs

The animal is named Orretherium tzen, meaning 'Beast of Five Teeth' in an amalgam of Greek and a local indigenous language in Chile. It is believed to be a mammal and is thought to have lived between 72 and 74 million years ago during the Upper Cretaceous period.

Three-man crew docks at International Space Station

A three-man crew docked at the International Space Station on Friday. The launch came three days before the 60th anniversary of the first human flight to space by Soviet cosmonaut Yuri Gagarin.

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