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Discovery of 20 new moons gives Saturn a solar system record

Discovery of 20 new moons gives Saturn a solar system record

The recent discovery of 20 more new moons orbiting Saturn allowed it to unseat Jupiter as the moon king of the solar system.

Saudi pirate TV channel poses threat to BBC-Discovery deal

Saudi pirate TV channel poses threat to BBC-Discovery deal

A moneyspinning deal between the BBC and Discovery is under threat from a Saudi Arabia piracy operation which illegally broadcasts 100 UK-based channels to over 400mn people, MPs have been told.

New Universe map unearths 300,000 more galaxies

New Universe map unearths 300,000 more galaxies

A new map of the night sky published Tuesday charts hundreds of thousands of previously unknown galaxies discovered using a telescope that can detect light sources optical instruments cannot see.

Discovery of 49,000-year-old cave dwelling in Australia opens debate

Discovery of 49,000-year-old cave dwelling in Australia opens debate

The discovery of a human settlement in Australia dating back 49,000 years has challenged theories about when the world's oldest continued civilisation came to the country, the archaeologist who made the find said on Thursday.

Terracotta Army enthralls many at Museum of Islamic Art

Terracotta Army enthralls many at Museum of Islamic Art

When farmers from China's Shaanxi province struggled to dig a well in 1974, little did they know that they would stumble upon a centuries-old discovery – the tomb of country’s first emperor, Qin Shi Huang.

Divers find ancient Roman cargo from 1,600-yr old shipwreck in Israel

Divers find ancient Roman cargo from 1,600-yr old shipwreck in Israel

Archaeologists in Israel have recovered bronze statues and thousands of coins from a merchant ship that sank off the Mediterranean coast some 1,600 years ago during the late Roman period.