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Asteroid as big as a house will fly by between the Earth and Moon this October

Asteroid has already been spotted flying close to Earth in 2012.<p>An asteroid the size of a house will fly past close to Earth on 12 October 2017, …

Newly Named Titanosaur Was the Largest Land Animal Our Planet Has Ever Seen

Four years after six specimens were discovered in Argentina, scientists have finally given a name to what is now considered the largest animal to …

Dinosaurs

These 2 planets could be habitable, astronomers say

Physicist Stephen Hawking claims humans must leave Earth within 100 years or perish. But there's good news, we may have a couple places to go.<p>Astronomers at the University of Hertfordshire in England discovered two planets that could be habitable and potentially capable of human colonization.<p>They …

Time Travel Is Possible Through the Whorfian Time Warp

It's the next best thing to a time machine.<p>The long-hypothesized time machine still eludes scientists, but that doesn’t mean they don’t know how to</i> …

The best time to see the Perseids meteor shower is tonight – here’s when and how to watch it

<b>We are being treated to one of nature’s most impressive spectacles at the moment as the Pereids meteor shower lights up the night sky, but you don’t</b> …

Perseids

This weekend is the best time to watch the year’s most spectacular meteor shower

After 29 years, I saw my first shooting star last year. The shiny, silvery streaks, which last barely a second, remain as fresh in my mind as what I had for breakfast this morning.<p>Over the next few nights, you have the chance to experience the same thrill. The Perseids will peak this weekend, and …

How to kill fruit flies, according to a scientist

As a researcher who works on fruit flies, I often get asked how to get them out of someone's kitchen. This happens to fly researchers often enough …