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The flower has been named Valviloculus pleristaminis | oregonstate.edu

Scientists find new 100-million-year old flower species inside a piece of amber in Myanmar

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Why we’re never going to mine the asteroid belt

People are shooting for the stars, but those who declined to fund the expansive plans of the nascent space mining industry were right about the fundamentals.
Representational image. | An artist's impression of a supermassive black hole. | Photo: Commons

‘Missing’ supermassive black hole in distant galaxy leaves scientists perplexed

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An artist impression of the Chang’e-4 lunar probe | China National Space Administration

China’s space probe Chang’e-5 brings back 1,731 grams of samples from the moon

The samples were transferred to the research teams, who will carry out the storage, analysis and research of the China's first samples collected from the extra-terrestrial object.
Representational image | via @Dr_ThomasZ/Twitter

China’s Chang’e-5 mission sends Moon samples back to Earth — a first since 1976

This is the first lunar material return since 1976, when the former Soviet Union’s Luna 24 returned with samples from the Moon.
Representational image | via @Dr_ThomasZ/Twitter

Chang’e-5 landing latest feat in China’s big Moon plans that aim for lunar base, human mission

China is among the leading players in the space of lunar exploration. So far, only the former USSR, US, and China have managed to successfully perform soft landings on Moon.
Bacteria (fluorescent green) growing on basalt rock. | Photo: Rosa Santomartino

Bacteria could help extract minerals from rocks on Mars and Moon, study says

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Representational image. | Indian Ocean. | Photo: Pxfuel

Indian Ocean once had world’s most continuously-active volcanic province, find scientists

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A woman studies the moon's surface | Representational image | ThisIsEngineering | Pexels

There is water on the Moon trapped in glass, much more accessible than thought, says NASA

Hydration on the Moon was first observed at the lunar South Pole by the Chandrayaan-1 mission in 2008. New findings now observe H2O in sunlit parts.
A view of Mars captured by ISRO's Mars Orbiter | Twitter

ISRO’s Mars mission discovers how dust storms expand the red planet’s atmosphere

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