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‘Waterfalls’ of gas reveal baby planets, study says

‘Waterfalls’ of gas reveal baby planets, study says

Astronomers spied three spots around a star that could indicate baby planets are forming and growing there, according to a new study. This is the first time astronomers using the ALMA radio telescope have seen 3D motions of gas in a disk around a star where planets form. The study published Wednesday in the journal…MORE

This is how Syria’s 8-year war ends. But there’s nothing to celebrate

This is how Syria’s 8-year war ends. But there’s nothing to celebrate

The war, or wars, in Syria may be approaching an end. The third of the country that was under the control of the once US-backed Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) will slowly be reabsorbed into the orbit of Damascus, as will the troops who fought alongside the Americans. The SDF, abandoned in a flash by the…MORE

How to help Syrian refugees in latest crisis

How to help Syrian refugees in latest crisis

The crisis in northern Syria is only getting worse. Hundreds of thousands of people are trying to escape the fighting as colder weather sets in. Syria is already facing the largest displacement crisis in the world, according to the United Nations. More than a dozen aid agencies have signed a joint letter to UN Security…MORE

These are the new spacesuits for the first woman and next man on the moon

These are the new spacesuits for the first woman and next man on the moon

A human hasn’t landed on the moon since 1972, but NASA’s Artemis program aims to land the first woman and the next man on the lunar surface by 2024. Part of that process involves upgrading the classic spacesuits worn by Apollo-era astronauts in the 1960s and 70s. NASA revealed two new spacesuits for the Artemis…MORE

Bronze Age warrior’s belongings recovered from famous battlefield

Bronze Age warrior’s belongings recovered from famous battlefield

About 3,300 years ago, a terrible battle raged in Germany’s Tollense Valley. The Bronze Age site has been excavated since its discovery in 2008 and every bone and artifact adds to the tragic narrative of what unfolded on the battlefield. To date, more than 12,000 human bones have been found and identified as belonging to…MORE

Trump’s language is his tell on Syria — Meanwhile in America

Trump’s language is his tell on Syria — Meanwhile in America

Ever since Donald Trump became president, critics have worried that his rudimentary knowledge of global affairs, erratic decisions and politicized foreign policy would get people killed. It’s happening now. “You are leaving us to be slaughtered,” Gen. Mazloum Kobani Abdi, commander of the Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces told a senior US official last week. Trump’s…MORE