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*Flares discovered erupting around the Sagittarius A* supermassive black hole
Astronomers have detected flares erupting at the edge of Sagittarius A* the supermassive black hole lurking at the centre of the Milky Way Galaxy.
*NASA’s Dawn mission suddenly comes to an end
NASA’s Dawn spacecraft has gone silent, ending a historic mission that studied time capsules from the solar system’s earliest chapter.
*Hubble Space Telescope back up and running
NASA’s Hubble Space Telescope is back up and running normally after going into protective safe mode three weeks ago when a gyroscope needed for aiming suddenly failed -- and a reserve gyro designed to replace it -- didn’t perform as expected.
*Stratolaunch to start space missions within two years
Stratolaunch says it will start flying rockets into space in 2020.
*Funding boost for Gold Coast rocket company
Gilmour Space Technologies has secured 19 million dollars in seed funding to launch its next-generation hybrid rockets into space.
*The Science Report
Chinese telecommunications giant accused of hacking foreign computer networks.
New twisted light beams could increase internet speeds by a hundred times.
NASA spots a massive rectangular monolith iceberg off Antarctica.
Birds that build their own tools from a variety of different parts.
Alex on Tech: Cybersecurity breach at the Perth Mint.
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