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Biggest explosion in the universe spotted by astronomers

Biggest explosion in the universe spotted by astronomers

A combination of space and ground-based telescopes have found evidence for the biggest explosion seen in the universe. The explosion was created by a black hole located in the Ophiuchus cluster’s central galaxy, which has blasted out jets and carved a large cavity in the surrounding hot gas. The red …

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The sports world knows what concussion can do. So why does no one talk about it? | Stephanie Convery | Sport

Boxer Davey Browne Jr with his family.

Nobody in boxing talks about concussion. Given the objective of the sport is quite literally to hit another person in the head until they can’t take it any more, you’d think it would be a topic visited with some frequency. It’s not. Mention concussion in a boxing gym and you …

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Australia ease to big win over Bangladesh at Women’s T20 World Cup | Sport

The Australian women’s team finally put in a performance befitting their home-favourite status at the Twenty20 World Cup with an 86-run win, although it came at the expense of an under-resourced and overwhelmed Bangladesh team. The opening bats Alyssa Healy and Beth Mooney took control from the outset, piling up …

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How to see Venus and a crescent moon side-by-side this Thursday

Venus was potentially habitable until a mysterious event happened

If you live in the Northern Hemisphere and you’ve got a clear sky Thursday, look to the southwest and you’ll see a very bright Venus alongside a crescent moon, together two of the brightest objects in the night sky. Venus, also known as the “evening star,” is the third brightest …

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World ‘on brink of coronavirus pandemic’: All the latest updates | News

World 'on brink of coronavirus pandemic': All the latest updates | News

The coronavirus is spreading more quickly in Europe, the Middle East, and other parts of the world than in China where the virus first emerged in the central city of Wuhan at the end of last year. The number of new coronavirus infections inside China was for the first time …

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Australia’s coronavirus pandemic plan: mass vaccinations and stadium quarantine | World news

Victorian health minister Jenny Mikakos speaks to media at the Royal Children’s hospital to address concerns about growing racism towards hospital staff

Governments may order mass vaccinations of entire suburbs, cities or groups of people; sports stadia may be sequestered as quarantine sites; and police could be ordered to guard critical medical supplies under Australia’s pandemic health plans. Under worst-case scenarios being contemplated by state and federal governments, forecasts say a pandemic …

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Chinese space mission reveals what it’s like on the farside of the moon

Chinese mission uncovers secrets on the far side of the moon

Chang’e-4 landed in the Von Karman crater on January 3, 2019, after which it deployed a lunar rover named Yutu-2. The rover’s purpose was to explore the South Pole-Aitken basin, the oldest and largest crater on the far side of the moon, which is 1,553 miles in diameter. The rover …

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Dow’s Slump, Coronavirus Warnings, Bob Iger, Salesforce, Tesla – 5 Things You Must Know Wednesday

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Here are five things you must know for Wednesday, Feb. 26: 1. — Stock Futures Turn Higher Stock futures turned higher Wednesday following the worst four-day selloff on Wall Street since December 2018 after warnings from health officials that the coronavirus likely will spread to the United States. Contracts tied to …

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Coronavirus latest updates: WHO mission director warns world is ‘simply not ready’ for pandemic | World news

Members of the community health service center sample nucleic acids for close contacts who have been released from isolation, Wuhan, Hubei Province, China, February 25, 2020.

2.55am GMT02:55 A second person who visited Bali, Indonesia, has tested positive for the virus. According to Japanese and Indonesian media, the Tokyo man in his sixties visited Bali shortly before testing positive for Covid-19. According to the Jakarta Post, the man works at an aged care home, and returned …

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Team GB cyclists need to show Olympic form at world championships | Sport

The final world championships before the Olympic Games is the point when reality, good or bad, hits home for Britain’s track cyclists, and the withdrawal of the governing body’s main sponsor HSBC the day before the world championships began is a bigger reality check than most. The pressure is always …

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