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Dramatic footage shows spacecraft colliding with asteroid |  CNN

Dramatic footage shows spacecraft colliding with asteroid | CNN

A version of this story appeared in CNN’s science bulletin Wonder Theory. To receive it in your inbox, Register for free here. CNN — The DART mission made history this week when it successfully slammed into an asteroid – and we got to see it happen live, millions of miles away. As NASA’s asteroid double-redirect …

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NASA spacecraft will fly over an ocean world orbiting Jupiter |  CNN

NASA spacecraft will fly over an ocean world orbiting Jupiter | CNN

Sign up for CNN’s Wonder Theory science newsletter. Explore the universe with news about fascinating discoveries, scientific advancements and more. CNN — A NASA spacecraft will fly over one of the most intriguing ocean worlds in our solar system on Thursday. The Juno spacecraft, which has been orbiting Jupiter since 2016, was due to make …

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Scientists listen to the glaciers to discover the secrets of the oceans |  CNN

Scientists listen to the glaciers to discover the secrets of the oceans | CNN

Editor’s note: Call to Earth is an initiative of CNN in partnership with Rolex. Michel André is a winner of the Rolex Awards. CNN — Snap, crackle, pop: the sound of a glacier. Large, densely packed bodies of ice may look like immobile masses, but they sink and fracture, grow and shrink, and these processes …

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The Perseverance rover finds a “treasure” of organic matter on Mars |  CNN

The Perseverance rover finds a “treasure” of organic matter on Mars | CNN

Sign up for CNN’s Wonder Theory science newsletter. Explore the universe with news about fascinating discoveries, scientific advancements and more. CNN — Investigating the site of an ancient river delta, the Perseverance rover collected some of the most important samples to date on his mission to determine if life ever existed on Mars, according to …

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The Perseverance rover finds a “treasure” of organic matter on Mars |  CNN

The Perseverance rover finds a “treasure” of organic matter on Mars | CNN

Sign up for CNN’s Wonder Theory science newsletter. Explore the universe with news about fascinating discoveries, scientific advancements and more. CNN — Investigating the site of an ancient river delta, the Perseverance rover collected some of the most important samples to date on his mission to determine if life ever existed on Mars, according to …

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Poliomyelitis has reappeared in the United States.  Who should get the polio vaccine now?  |  CNN

Poliomyelitis has reappeared in the United States. Who should get the polio vaccine now? | CNN

CNN — New York’s governor declared a state of emergency after health officials detected poliovirus in sewage from five counties – evidence that the disease is circulating. The statement also follows a report from the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention of an unvaccinated person from Rockland County, New York, who was diagnosed with …

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Scientists find clues to how air pollution may trigger lung cancer |  CNN

Scientists find clues to how air pollution may trigger lung cancer | CNN

CNN — Scientists have long known that air pollution may be linked to an increased risk of lung cancer in people who have never smoked, but new research describes a mechanism that may help explain how. The findings, presented Saturday at the Presidential Symposium of the European Society for Medical Oncology in Paris, suggest that …

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