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10 Years Since Landing, NASA’s Curiosity Mars Rover Still Has Drive

Despite signs of wear, the intrepid spacecraft is about to start an exciting new chapter of its mission as it climbs a Martian mountain. Ten...

CLIMATE CHANGE: NASA, SpaceX Launch Climate Science Research, More to Space Station

Among the science experiments being delivered, the JPL-developed EMIT instrument will help scientists determine how airborne mineral dust affects our planet. A SpaceX Dragon resupply...

Aphelion Phenomenon Will Not Cause Extremely Cold Weather

Studies conducted on the Aphelion Phenomenon state that it is not enough to impact temperatures.  A post going viral on various social media platforms claims...

STARS AND GALAXIES: NASA Helps Decipher How Some Distant Planets Have Clouds of Sand

A new study using archival observations by the now-retired Spitzer Space Telescope found a common trait among distant worlds where the exotic clouds form. Most...

MARS: NASA’s Perseverance Rover Arrives At Delta For New Science Campaign

Collecting samples as it explores an ancient and now-dry river channel is but one goal the six-wheeled geologist will pursue during its second Red...

Astronomers Find Two Giant Black Holes Spiraling Toward a Collision

A supermassive black hole 9 billion light-years away appears to have a companion black hole orbiting around it. As the orbit shrinks, the pair...

What’s Up – February 2022

What are some skywatching highlights in February 2022? Jupiter is the lone planet lingering in twilight skies after sunset in February. It exits the...

NASA’s Perseverance Plans Next Sample Attempt

The rover will abrade a rock this week, allowing scientists and engineers to decide whether that target would withstand its powerful drill. In its search...

Seeing Some Cosmic X-Ray Emitters Might Be a Matter of Perspective

Known as ultraluminous X-ray sources, the emitters are easy to spot when viewed straight on, but they might be hidden from view if they...

NASA’s Self-Driving Perseverance Mars Rover ‘Takes the Wheel’

The agency’s newest rover is trekking across the Martian landscape using a newly enhanced auto-navigation system. NASA’s newest six-wheeled robot on Mars, the Perseverance rover, is beginning...

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Police, Pastor Disagree Over Alleged Kidnap Of 20 Near Lagos As Ambush By Bandits For RCCG Worshippers

Did bandits kidnap 20 persons in Kara, near Lagos, earlier today, Tuesday, August 9, 2022? And are members of the Redeemed Christian Church of...

COREN Reviews Regulation For Engineering Practices

The Council for the Regulation of Engineering in Nigeria (COREN) says it has reviewed its Engineering Practitioners’ Code of Conduct to be issued to...

Insecurity: Chairman Imposes Curfew On Karu LGA

Mr. James Thomas, Executive Chairman of Karu Local Government Area in Nasarawa State has imposed a curfew on the council area as a measure...

Oil Theft, Serious Threat To Niger Delta, Says Diri As FG Team Visits Bayelsa

Bayelsa State Governor, Senator Douye Diri, has assured of the state’s collaboration to tackle the menace of oil theft, which he says poses a...

2023: Atiku, Wike Peace Talks Collapse

There were strong indications, yesterday, that the peace moves between the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) presidential candidate, Atiku Abubakar and the Rivers State Governor,...
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