Ten newly found moons of Jupiter include a 'wrong-way driver'

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Astronomers on Tuesday announced the discovery of 10 more moons of Jupiter, bringing to 79 the number known to be circling the giant gas planet, including one “wrong-way driver” that appears destined to crash into other moons sharing its orbital highway. NASA’s Juno spacecraft captures Jupiter’s southern hemisphere, as the spacecraft performed its 13th close flyby of Jupiter on May 23, 2018. Picture taken May 23, 2018. NASA/JPL-Caltech/SwRI/MSSS/Kevin M. Gill/Handout via REUTERS All the newly identified moons are relatively small. While Jupiter, the fifth planet from the…

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World's oldest bread found at prehistoric site in Jordan

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Charred remains of a flatbread baked about 14,500 years ago in a stone fireplace at a site in northeastern Jordan have given researchers a delectable surprise: people began making bread, a vital staple food, millennia before they developed agriculture. Amaia Arranz-Otaegui, a University of Copenhagen postdoctoral researcher in archaeobotany, and Ali Shakaiteer, a local assistant to researchers working at an archeological site in the Black Desert in northeastern Jordan, are seen collecting wheat in this image provided July 16, 2018. Joe Roe/Handout via REUTERS No matter how…

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Mixed feelings for Belgium as they are feted by fans

MOSCOW (Reuters) – Belgium will be acclaimed at celebrations in Brussels on Sunday with thousands expected to hail the team but they will carry mixed feelings about their achievement at the World Cup. Soccer Football – World Cup – Third Place Play Off – Belgium v England – Saint Petersburg Stadium, Saint Petersburg, Russia – July 14, 2018 Belgium players celebrate with their medals after the match REUTERS/Lee Smith Victory in Saturday’s third place playoff over England in St Petersburg ensured a best ever tournament return for the Belgians but…

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Revived Pacquiao stuns Matthysse to claim welterweight crown

KUALA LUMPUR (Reuters) – Manny Pacquiao put on a dominant display to stun defending champion Lucas Matthysse with a seventh-round knockout and claim the WBA welterweight title in Kuala Lumpur on Sunday. Boxing – WBA Welterweight Title Fight – Manny Pacquiao v Lucas Matthysse – Axiata Arena, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia – July 15, 2018 Manny Pacquiao in action against Lucas Matthysse REUTERS/Lai Seng SinThe 39-year-old Filipino legend looked focused and busy from the opening bell and had the 15,000 fans at the Axiata Arena on their feet when he sent…

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