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CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — Astronomers have discovered what may be the brightest object in the universe, a quasar with a black hole at its heart growing so fast that it swallows the equivalent of a sun a day.

What began as little more than a “proof of concept” demonstration with only five planned test flights became one of NASA’s greatest success stories.

What began as little more than a “proof of concept” demonstration with only five planned test flights became one of NASA’s greatest success stories.

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — NASA finally has counted up all the asteroid samples returned by a spacecraft last fall — and it’s double the rubble return goal.

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — NASA finally has counted up all the asteroid samples returned by a spacecraft last fall — and it’s double the rubble return goal.

BRUSSELS - Artificial Intelligence (AI) tools are becoming more and more popular in the workplace, with European employees spending last year an average of 175 hours or 22 working days, using the new features offered, in particular the large language model (LLM) ChatGPT.

BRUSSELS - Artificial Intelligence (AI) tools are becoming more and more popular in the workplace, with European employees spending last year an average of 175 hours or 22 working days, using the new features offered, in particular the large language model (LLM) ChatGPT.

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Erratic Weather Fueled by Climate Change Will Worsen Locust Outbreaks, Study Finds

Extreme wind and rain may lead to bigger and worse desert locust outbreaks, with human-caused climate change likely to intensify the weather patterns and cause higher outbreak risks, a new study has found.

Extreme wind and rain may lead to bigger and worse desert locust outbreaks, with human-caused climate change likely to intensify the weather patterns and cause higher outbreak risks, a new study has found.
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Are We About to Find Out the Moon’s Origin? Japan’s Space Agency Says it May Now Have Clues

TOKYO (AP) — An unmanned lunar spacecraft has captured and transmitted data analyzing 10 lunar rocks, a greater-than-expected achievement that could help provide clues about the origin of the moon, a Japan space agency official said Wednesday.

TOKYO (AP) — An unmanned lunar spacecraft has captured and transmitted data analyzing 10 lunar rocks, a greater-than-expected achievement that could help provide clues about the origin of the moon, a Japan space agency official said Wednesday.

Artificial Intelligence, Real Emotion. People Are Seeking a Romantic Connection with the Perfect Bot

NEW YORK — A few months ago, Derek Carrier started seeing someone and became infatuated.

NEW YORK — A few months ago, Derek Carrier started seeing someone and became infatuated.

Charlotte, a Stingray with no Male Companion, is Pregnant in her Mountain Aquarium

Charlotte, a rust-colored stingray the size of a serving platter, has spent much of her life gliding around the confines of a storefront aquarium in North Carolina's Appalachian Mountains.

Charlotte, a rust-colored stingray the size of a serving platter, has spent much of her life gliding around the confines of a storefront aquarium in North Carolina's Appalachian Mountains.

Lab-grown Diamonds Come with Sparkling Price Tags, but Many Have Cloudy Sustainability Claims

PHILADELPHIA — The muted sounds of hammering and sanding drift down to the first floor of Bario Neal, a jewelry store in Philadelphia, where rustic artwork that mimics nature hangs on warmly-lit walls.

PHILADELPHIA — The muted sounds of hammering and sanding drift down to the first floor of Bario Neal, a jewelry store in Philadelphia, where rustic artwork that mimics nature hangs on warmly-lit walls.

Bad Weather Forces Japan’s Space Agency to Delay Launch of Second Test-flight of Flagship Rocket

TOKYO — Japan's space agency on Tuesday postponed the launch of a second test flight of its new flagship rocket H3 series planned for this week because of bad weather forecast at the launch site.

TOKYO — Japan's space agency on Tuesday postponed the launch of a second test flight of its new flagship rocket H3 series planned for this week because of bad weather forecast at the launch site.

New ‘Business as Usual’ in the Context of the Rural Family

In Greece’s agricultural sector, the family has had and will continue to have a dominant position.

In Greece’s agricultural sector, the family has had and will continue to have a dominant position.

A Baby Boom of African Penguin Chicks Hatches at a San Francisco Science Museum

SAN FRANCISCO — A bounty of 10 African penguin chicks has hatched in just over a year at a San Francisco science museum as part of an effort to conserve the endangered bird.

SAN FRANCISCO — A bounty of 10 African penguin chicks has hatched in just over a year at a San Francisco science museum as part of an effort to conserve the endangered bird.

NASA Climate Satellite Blasts off to Survey Oceans and Atmosphere of a Warming Earth

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. — NASA's newest climate satellite rocketed into orbit Thursday to survey the world's oceans and atmosphere in never-before-seen detail.

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. — NASA's newest climate satellite rocketed into orbit Thursday to survey the world's oceans and atmosphere in never-before-seen detail.

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