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Scientists unsure where uncontrolled rocket debris will hit Earth
A huge piece of space junk is about to make an uncontrolled re-entry back into Earth’s atmosphere, threatening to drop debris on a number of cities around the world in the coming days. It’s leftover from China’s first module for its new Tianhe space station — and no one knows where it will land.
Watch the last billion years of Earth’s tectonic plate movement in just 40 seconds
Greubel Forsey GMT Earth
If there would be a competition for the finest and most complex travel watch, the GMT Earth from Greubel Forsey will for sure be a top contender to win. Housed in a bold, 45.5mm large case made of white gold does it display world-time as well as a second timezone in the most dramatic way possible. It doesn’t often happen, especially not with a Greubel Forsey, but these complications take the stage from the inclined tourbillon, with which this watch is also fitted.
Solar Flare to Likely Cause Geomagnetic Storm Over Earth
Scientists find promising ‘superhabitable’ planets that may be ‘better’ than Earth
When you title a research paper “In Search for a Planet Better than Earth,” you’re not messing around. Earth, the only place we know for sure hosts life, sets a high bar for all other planets.
These two celestial bodies share a heartbeat, puzzling scientists
About 15,000 light-years away from Earth, a cloudy patch of space within our galaxy produces ultra-bright flashes of gamma radiation like clockwork. That’s not all—researchers found the unusual “heartbeat” coming from this cosmic gas cloud is beating along in time with the pulses of a black hole, located a whopping 100 light-years away from it. Researchers remain puzzled as to what the unusual long-distance relationship is between the two.
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