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Over 1,000 new asteroids found using Hubble archival data - study

It is estimated that there are well over 1.1 million asteroids in the solar system. However, there are issues with detecting many of them.

18/05/2022
Perito Moreno Glacier in Argentinian Patagonia. Mendenhall Glacier near Juneau, Alaska.

Brain size a huge factor in surviving the Ice Age, TAU study finds

Researchers at TAU and from Italy found that a large brain in large animals meant relatively high intelligence, which helped them adapt and avoid hunters.

AT LEAST eight types of Jellyfish populate Israeli waters, most of which don’t sting

New study discovers where Israel's jellyfish come from

A University of Haifa study found that Israel's jellyfish come from the beaches opposite the eastern side of the Nile Delta.

Total lunar eclipse: What it is and how can you watch it

Also known as a Blood Moon for the reddish-orangish color, the total lunar eclipse occurs when the Moon and Sun are on opposite sides of the Earth.

Large asteroid bigger than London Bridge to pass Earth

Asteroid 388945 (2008 TZ3) is heading in our direction at 8.22 kilometers per second and will pass us by at a distance of over 5.7 million kilometers.

15/05/2022

'Potentially hazardous' asteroid safely passed by Earth

Designated 467460 (2006 JF42), the skyscraper-sized asteroid was almost certainly never going to hit, so why did NASA warn that it was potentially hazardous?

15/05/2022

Hello Sagittarius A*: NASA takes picture of black hole at our galaxy's center

The new imaging, the result of a multi-year collaboration between multiple specialized telescopes, is the first definitive evidence of the supermassive black hole at the center of the Milky Way.

12/05/2022

Scientists discover evidence of controversial asteroid killing dinosaurs - study

The Younger Dryas Impact Hypothesis has been debated since it was first presented in 2007. Scientists this week in South Carolina say there is evidence to support it.

Israeli experiments in space: The future is here!

SpacePharma has developed a miniaturized, unmanned, remotely controlled lab on a chip - meaning you can sit in your office in Tel Aviv and operate it.

By LINDA GRADSTEIN
04/05/2022

What happens when bats in Tel Aviv are active during the day? - study

For the first time, researchers at Tel Aviv University studied the activity and sensory behavior of fruit bats that choose to be active during the day.

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