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MITZPE RAMON, Israel (Reuters) – Thousands of star-gazers gathered overnight at one of the darkest spots in Israel hoping to be dazzled by the annual Perseid meteor shower, only to be left somewhat disappointed by the show. Cars drive through Ramon Crater during the Perseid meteor shower near the town of Mitzpe Ramon, southern Israel,
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FOCA, Bosnia (Reuters) – A meteor shower lit up the skies above eastern Bosnia on Saturday night, giving star gazers a rare opportunity to see a display of shooting stars with the naked eye. A meteor streaks across the skies over the Sand Pyramids during the peak of the Perseid meteor shower in the village
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CAIRO (Reuters) – A group of Egyptian students has designed a vehicle they say will battle rising energy prices and promote clean energy by running on nothing but air. Mechanical engineering students from Helwan University check the air-powered vehicle that they have designed to promote clean energy and battle increasing gas prices, in Cairo, Egypt
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ROME (Reuters) – A new high-tech forensic study of the blood flows on the Shroud of Turin, the mysterious linen some Christians believe is Jesus’ burial cloth, is the latest analysis to suggest that it is most likely a mediaeval fake. FILE PHOTO: Carabinieri’s paramilitary police stands next to the Holy Shroud during a media
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Astronomers on Tuesday announced the discovery of 10 more moons of Jupiter, bringing to 79 the number known to be circling the giant gas planet, including one “wrong-way driver” that appears destined to crash into other moons sharing its orbital highway. NASA’s Juno spacecraft captures Jupiter’s southern hemisphere, as the spacecraft performed
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Charred remains of a flatbread baked about 14,500 years ago in a stone fireplace at a site in northeastern Jordan have given researchers a delectable surprise: people began making bread, a vital staple food, millennia before they developed agriculture. Amaia Arranz-Otaegui, a University of Copenhagen postdoctoral researcher in archaeobotany, and Ali Shakaiteer,
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MOSCOW (Reuters) – Belgium will be acclaimed at celebrations in Brussels on Sunday with thousands expected to hail the team but they will carry mixed feelings about their achievement at the World Cup. Soccer Football – World Cup – Third Place Play Off – Belgium v England – Saint Petersburg Stadium, Saint Petersburg, Russia –
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – A breakthrough in the study of ghostly particles called high-energy neutrinos that traverse space, zipping unimpeded through people, planets and whole galaxies, is giving scientists an audacious new way to expand our understanding of the cosmos. The IceCube Laboratory is pictured at the Amundsen-Scott South Pole Station, in Antarctica, in 2017 and
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