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The burial chamber of Khentkaus III, a royal leader of the Old Kingdom, was discovered in the necropolis of Abusir, southwest of Cairo, some 650 feet from her husband, Pharaoh Neferefre – also known...

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The Moon is the farthest humans have ever travelled beyond Earth, starting and ending with NASA’s Apollo programme in the 1960s and 1970s. Further travel into the solar system is fraught by many...

Great whites are the deadliest predator among the more than 400 known species of shark. Great whites account for more fatal attacks on humans than any other shark, boasting teeth up to 2.5 inches long....

Dark matter accounts for more than 85 percent of the substance in the Universe, and yet, no one has ever seen or interacted with it. The mystery substance is dark, meaning it does not reflect, absorb or...

The space breakthrough marks the very first time astronomers have named an exoplanet candidate in a galaxy that is not our own. The discovery is all the more impressive, considering astronomers did not...

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Although technology does not allow humans to stray too far out beyond the confines of Earth’s gravity, telescopes like NASA’s Hubble and Chandra can peer into the far corners of the Milky Way....

The man, who only introduced himself as Stephen K, briefly died in May 1998 when swimming at Myrtle Beach in North Carolina, US. Stephen was dragged under the murky waters of the Atlantic Ocean and was...

Satellites that provide us with essential weather reports, communication and navigation face a growing threat from space junk and other debris. Astronomers at the University of Warwick have found more...

Not only is Jupiter the biggest planet in our system but it also boasts some of the most terrifying storms astronomers have ever seen. A Category 5 hurricane on Earth will top out at about 200mph, whereas...

We will use your email address only for sending you newsletters. Please see our Privacy Notice for details of your data protection rights. Speaking on Wednesday, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo urged politicians...

CADBURY World has revealed their Halloween event this year, Halloween Spooktacular, with kids and adults welcome to explore the famous attraction with a spooky theme. Running from October 17 to November...

The historical track record of the Bible has been at the heart of scholarly debate for centuries. On the one hand, the Bible is a holy book read by millions of devout Christians worldwide who wholeheartedly...

The NASA plan, dubbed Artemis, is a multi-staged lunar programme involving manned and unmanned missions to the Moon. By 2021, NASA aims to launch its first mission without astronauts on a 280,000 mile...

Io is the innermost and third-largest of the four so-called Galilean moons. Although it cannot be seen in the NASA image, the moon passed between the gas giant and the Sun, leaving a black hole-like shadow...