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An H-2A rocket carrying the Hope Probe, developed by the Mohammed Bin Rashid Space Centre (MBRSC) in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) for the Mars explore, rises into the air after blasting off from the launching pad at Tanegashima Space Center on the southwestern island of Tanegashima, Japan, in this

UAE launches Emirates Mission to the Asteroid Belt

A female Red-necked Wallaby suns itself as its five-month-old joey pokes its head out of her pouch at Sydney's Taronga Zoo June 6, 2009. Joeys usually do not leave their mother's pouch until they develop a protective coat of fur when they are about seven months old.

Marsupials are evolving faster than humans, other animals – study

 View from under the sea (illustrative).

Thousands of unknown sea creatures found in untouched area in Pacific

 Radio telescopes, which are used to find radio broadcasts from space (Illustrative).

Scientists expand search for signs of intelligent alien life

 Artist's impression of the surroundings of a supermassive black hole (Illustrative).

Israeli astrophysicists may have solved the mystery of early massive galaxies

 Pacific cleaner shrimp (Illustrative).

Shrimp from ‘Finding Nemo’ can help keep foods, paints white - Israeli study

 UFO (illustrative).

UFOs becoming increasingly attractive to US academics - study

 Dew on a leaf

Scientists find way to pull electricity out of humidity in air - study

 This photo of Jupiter, taken from the Hubble Space Telescope on June 27, 2019, features the Great Red Spot, a storm the size of Earth that has been raging for hundreds of years.

How does Jupiter appear in different colors?

 More morning-oriented individuals may benefit from higher psychological wellbeing thanks to both personality characteristics and attitudes toward religion.

'Morning people' happier, more religious than 'night owls' - study

 Head of European herring gull (Larus argentatus).

Gulls choose what to eat by imitating humans - study

 This artist's concept of lightning distribution in Jupiter's northern hemisphere incorporates a JunoCam image from the NASA spacecraft Juno with artistic embellishments. Data from NASA's Juno mission indicates that most of the lightning activity on Jupiter is near its poles.

NASA spacecraft documents how Jupiter's lightning resembles Earth's

 The planet Uranus (Illustrative)

NASA scientists study Uranus, find polar cyclone - study

 Hand-colored lithograph published by Currier & Ives in 1876. This is probably the most widely distributed illustration of the experiment. Franklin is wrongly shown to be holding the string in one hand above the point to which the key is attached.

Shocking: Pictures of Ben Franklin's kite experiment make major error - study

 A dinosaur is seen in prehistoric times in this artistic illustration.

Dinosaurs could understand other visual perspectives, viewpoints - study

The Scojen Synthetic Biology Institute will be located in the new Drahi Innovation Building in Reichman University.

Israel's Reichman U. launches molecular biology, engineering institute

 An asteroid is seen passing the Earth in this artistic illustration.

Asteroid the size of 20 bald eagles to pass close to Earth Monday - NASA

 An Ancient Egyptian coffin lid undergoes a CT scan at Shaare Zedek Medical Center, May 21, 2023.

Ancient Egypt coffins undergo CT scan at Shaare Zedek Medical Center


Human shield: Some animals use people to ward off larger predators, study finds

 Close up of a golden jackal in the Golan Heights.

Israeli jackals in Golan Heights show signs of domestication, study finds

 Silhouette of a couple kissing (illustrative)

Humanity’s earliest recorded kiss occurred in Mesopotamia 4,500 years ago - study

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