Oct. 23, 2018

80: Another Lander Touches Down on Asteroid Ryugu

80: Another Lander Touches Down on Asteroid Ryugu

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*Another lander touches down on the asteroid Ryugu

Japan’s Hyabusa2 spacecraft has successfully deployed a third lander-rover onto the rugged boulder-strewn surface of the asteroid Ryugu -- located some 300 million kilometres from Earth.

*New Neutron Star discovery challenges existing theories

Existing theories about Neutron stars have taken a blow with astronomers detecting radio jets emanating from a neutron star with a strong magnetic field.

*New sub-atomic particles discovered at the super collider

Physicists have discovered two new subatomic particles with hints of a possible third.

*Intergalactic stars flying towards the Milky Way

Astronomers have discovered dozens of stars flying through intergalactic space heading towards the Milky Way Galaxy.

*The Science Report

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Users demanding higher purity types of ecstasy, crystal methamphetamine, and cocaine.

Australia records its driest September on record.

Wireless broadband connections the most popular means of accessing the Internet.

Alex on tech - Prince Charles gives the thumbs down to artificial intelligence.

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