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*The most distant world ever visited
NASA’s New Horizons spacecraft has just completed the most distant flyby ever undertaken swooping down to just 3540 kilometres above the desolate frozen surface of the dark Kuiper Belt object Ultima Thule.
*A supernova could have wiped out marine mega fauna
A new study suggests large marine species were wiped out in a supernova triggered mass extinction event about 2.6 million years ago at the dawn of the Pleistocene.
*The CSIRO to operate ESA’s New Norcia deep space tracking station
The European Space Agency has selected Australia's national science agency the CSIRO to take over operational support and maintenance for its New Norcia deep space tracking station.
*How the Martian moon Phobos got its groove on
A new study suggests strange grooves crisscrossing the surface of the Martian moon Phobos were made by rolling boulders blasted free during an ancient asteroid impact.
*Fourth test flight from new launch complex
Russia has carried out another successful test flight of its Soyuz 2 rocket from the new Vostochny Cosmodrome in Russia's Far Eastern Amur Region.
*Long March-3C launches TJS-3 satellite
A Chinese Long March 3 rocket has blasted into orbit carrying a new prototype telecommunications satellite.
*The Science Report
Russia’s new unstoppable nuclear missile system.
Exposure to violence in early life linked to faster ageing.
New evidence that pterosaurs had primitive feathers just like dinosaurs.
Tests show that animals really can tell the time.
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