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Artists impression of a supermassive black hole at the centre of galaxy ESO L Calcada. 360onhistory.com

Stupendously Large Black holes?

Latest astronomy and space news about a study that hypothesizes the existance of stupendoulsy large black holes or SLABs.

Sulawesi Warty Pig depicted in the oldest cave painting observed to date. By Maxime AUbert/ Griffith University - 360onhistory.com

Oldest Cave Painting Observed In Sulawesi, Indonesia

The world's Oldest Cave Paintings have been observed in Sulawesi, Indonesia. They depict warty pigs and human hands.

Protestor holding up a "save our planet" sign. Photo by Markus Spiske from Pexels - 360onhistory.com

2020 One of the Warmest Years – Future Will be Warmer

2020 was one of the warmest years on record and future temperatures are expected to be warmer according to two new studies on climate change.

Fantastic Images of Jupiter by JunoCam in 2020 l Photoblog

Juno spacecraft orbits Jupiter every 53 days and its onboard camera sends back raw images of the planet. Here are the ones taken in 2020.

Stefan Kraft - Sydney Aquarium - 360onhistory.com

The Weird Life of the Platypus – New Study Maps Genome

A new study has mapped the entire genome of duckbilled platypus, highliting their weird life. The are mammals that lay eggs & suckle babies.

Photo of Mars by Hubble Telescope. Source: NASA, ESA, and STScI

In 2021 Mars Will Have Three New Visitors

New Visitors to Planet Mars include NASA Mars2020 Perseverance rover UAE's Hope space-probe and China's Tianwen-1 mission. All were launched in July 2020 and arriving in February 2021.

This split image shows the difference between an active Sun during solar maximum (on the left, captured in April 2014) and a quiet Sun during solar minimum (on the right, captured in December 2019). December 2019 marks the beginning of Solar Cycle 25, and the Sun’s activity will once again ramp up until solar maximum, predicted for 2025. Credits: NASA/SDO

Solar Cycle 25 has arrived

Solar Cycle 25 has arrived. The Sun goes through an 11 year cycle moving from solar minimum to solar maximum. The maximum will be in 2025

Map of Pakistan in Asia

On This Day: Pakistan becomes an independent country – August 14, 1947

August 14, 1947 Pakistan becomes an independent county, separates from India, British rulers leave the sub-continent after almost 200 years.

A mobile phone showing high temperatures in Liverpool, UK.

What’s causing this tropical heatwave in the UK? Climate Change

August 2020 has seen many days over the heatwave threshold, with thunderstorms following. This increase in the frequency and intensity of extreme events like heatwaves is due to climate change.

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