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Google brings fossils and artifacts back to life after fire destroys Brazilian museum

  Some of the artifacts in Brazil’s Museu Nacional survived millions of years, only to be destroyed in September 2018 when the museum caught fire.   But thanks to Google, people are able to experience some of the artifacts that are now lost forever. Google announced on Thursday that you can take a virtual tour […]

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NASA Hubble telescope captures smiling face in space

  NASA’s Hubble Space Telescope has discovered everything from a cosmic bat shadow to a skull and crossbones nebula. So among all the spooky images, it’s nice to spot a friendly face.   This image posted to NASA’s site Friday shows a formation of galaxies that look a lot like a smiling face. Look closely […]

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Watch two spacecraft launch to one of the most mysterious planets

An international mission with a funny name is set to blast off from South America on Friday night, bound for a little-explored spot in the inner solar system.   BepiColombo is a seven-year, dual spacecraft mission to Mercury, the nearest planet to the sun, led by the European Space Agency (ESA) and the Japanese Aerospace […]

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Egypt shares secrets from mysterious sarcophagus skeletons

A massive, ominous black granite sarcophagus unearthed in Alexandria, Egypt, in July sparked talk of ancient curses and caught the world’s attention when archaeologists opened up the burial container. Now Egypt’s Ministry of Antiquities is back with an update on its contents. The Ptolemaic-period sarcophagus revealed a grim stew of three skeletons mixed with red […]

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Hurricane Michael looks like a skull in satellite imagery

  Hurricane Michael is plenty frightening all on its own, but a satellite image only adds to the storm’s fear factor.   The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s Goes-East satellite has been following the storm and providing colorful infrared imagery of the monster hurricane. At one point, the center of the storm looked a lot […]