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Opal Discovered in Antarctic Meteorite

Opal Discovered in Antarctic Meteorite

Planetary scientists have discovered pieces of opal in a meteorite found in Antarctica, a result that demonstrates that meteorites delivered water ice to asteroids early in the history of the solar system. Led by Professor Hilary Downes of Birkbeck College London, the team announce their results at the National Astronomy Meeting in Nottingham. Opal, familiar on Earth as a precious

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Thousands of Black Lives Matter protesters pack into Parliament Square

Thousands of Black Lives Matter protesters pack into Parliament Square and Anthony Joshua leads march in Watford - despite Priti Patel urging activists across UK to stay away and avoid dangers of crowds

Thousands of Black Lives Matter protesters packed into Parliament Square in London despite ministers’ pleas for them to stay indoors amid the coronavirus threat. The protests today mark the second weekend of demonstrations sparked by the death of unarmed black man George Floyd in the US last week. Demonstrators […]

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