Dec. 14, 2018

99: OSIRIS-Rex Arrives

99: OSIRIS-Rex Arrives

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*OSIRIS-Rex arrives at the potential Earth-impacting asteroid Bennu

NASA’s OSIRIS-REx spacecraft has arrived at its target – the potential Earth-impacting asteroid Bennu.

*Another door closes on trying to solve the dark matter mystery

A new dark matter observatory in South Korea has failed to find any supporting evidence to support a controversial 20-year-old claim identifying dark matter.

*The white dwarf ticking down to possibly go supernova

Astronomers have detected a bright X-ray outburst from a white dwarf which could be counting down to a spectacular supernova.

*New crew arrives safely aboard the International Space Station

Three new crew members have arrived safely aboard the International Space Station.

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*Dragon flies to space station

SpaceX has successfully launched its CRS-16 Dragon cargo ship carrying 2540 kilograms of supplies and equipment to the International Space Station.

*The Science Report

The Greenland Ice Sheet melting much faster.

The link between neonatal vitamin D deficiency and schizophrenia.

Children entering puberty far earlier than previous generations.

Drugs to treat Hepatitis C now costing the Australian taxpayer over a $1 billion annually.

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