China will move nearly 10,000 people to make way for the world's largest radio telescope which promises to help humanity search for alien life, state media reported on Tuesday.
Twitter and Facebook lit up this weekend when pranksters reported that an asteroid was hurtling toward France, prompting a humourless denial Monday on the website of a national radio station.
Shares of Pandora jumped Thursday on unconfirmed reports that the leading Internet radio service might be for sale.
Hundreds of hidden nearby galaxies have been studied for the first time, shedding light on a mysterious gravitational anomaly dubbed the Great Attractor.
Messages from around the world are to be beamed into space at the speed of light as part of a cultural project to create a celestial time capsule.
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