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Mysterious meteorite sheds new light on the Solar System

A completely new type of meteorite discovered in Sweden suggests a previously unknown part of Earth’s history.

Studying astronaut headaches could help patients on Earth

A cure for headaches and impaired vision may be found by studying astronauts in space as well as patients on Earth.

Watch ESA’s new satellite being launched into space

The European Space Agency’s newest satellite soared into orbit with a beautiful backdrop of the northern lights.

Scientists confirm the world’s only twin asteroid strike in Sweden

460 million years ago, two asteroids struck Earth in what is now Sweden. It is the only proven example of such a double strike.

Stephen Hawking public lecture in Sweden this summer

Stephen Hawking will be in Stockholm, Sweden, for an international conference discussing black holes and Hawking radiation -- as part of the event he will give a public lecture on August 24th.

Space travelling cancer cells filmed for the first time

A team of scientists have filmed living cancer cells in space for the very first time.

New theory: Planets formed from tiny glass beads

The Solar System was once full of small glassy spheres which were the basis for the formation of rocky planets, suggests new theory.

Scientists are trying to brew oxygen on Mars

New device makes oxygen from Mars’ atmosphere to pave the way for future astronauts on the planet.

Cosmic dust change our understanding of the birth of the universe

A new study opens up for entirely new understanding of what the early universe looked like.

Scientists construct climate model for the core of the Earth

For the last year, three satellites have been collecting data about the Earth's magnetism. According to the scientists the enormous quantities of data are extremely detailed and can help them build models to better understand the Earth's magnetic field.