Jan. 9, 2019

03: New Horizon’s Reveals A New Kind of World

03: New Horizon’s Reveals A New Kind of World

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*New Horizon’s reveals a new kind of world

NASA’s New Horizon’s spacecraft has successfully completed its encounter with Ultima Thule – which at more than 6.6 billion kilometres – is the most distant world ever explored.

*Milky Way about to collide with the Large Magellanic Cloud galaxy

Astronomers claim a nearby galaxy is hurtling towards the Milky Way on a collision course that could fling our solar system into intergalactic space.

*China lands on the Lunar far side

China has become the first nation on Earth to land a spacecraft on the far side of the Moon.

*SpaceX caps off a busy 2018 launch season

SpaceX’s last launch for 2018 has placed the first of a new more advanced generation of GPS Navigation satellites into orbit.

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*BFR renamed Starship

SpaceX boss Elon Musk has tweeted that the company's new interplanetary spacecraft the BFR or Big Falcon Rocket has a new name – Starship.

*The Science Report

New rules over what to look for when examining for prostate cancer.

The melting Greenland ice sheet releasing huge amounts of methane into the atmosphere.

Apple’s new tool to protect your privacy.

New studies show overweight dogs have much shorter lives.

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