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Hundreds of coffins fall into the sea following collapse of an Italian cemetery

Hundreds of coffins fall into the sea following collapse of an Italian cemetery

A landslide on the Italian coast near Genoa caused the collapse of a cemetery Monday, leading to hundreds of coffins falling into the sea. The Camogli cemetery, built more than 100 years ago, is situated along an area of rocky seaside cliffs. Francesco Olivari, the mayor of Camogli, called the collapse an “unimaginable catastrophe.” It…MORE

NASA shares first video and audio, new images from Mars Perseverance rover

NASA shares first video and audio, new images from Mars Perseverance rover

During its harrowing descent to the surface of Mars last Thursday, NASA’s Perseverance rover captured video that the agency is calling “How to Land on Mars.” The video, along with other newly released footage, gives earthlings back home a better sense of the sights and sounds on the red planet. Cameras on “Percy,” as the…MORE

Ingenuity helicopter phones home from Mars

Ingenuity helicopter phones home from Mars

The Ingenuity helicopter, sidekick and traveling companion of NASA’s Perseverance rover, has checked in with a good report and is “operating as expected,” according to the agency. If successful, Ingenuity will be the first helicopter to fly on another planet, leading to an “extraterrestrial Wright Brothers moment,” said Thomas Zurbuchen, associate administrator of NASA’s Science…MORE

Incredible new images shared by Perseverance rover after Mars landing

Incredible new images shared by Perseverance rover after Mars landing

After safely landing on the surface of Mars Thursday, NASA’s Perseverance rover has sent back a never-before-seen view: what it looks like to land on Mars. The rover also returned some beautiful postcards of its landing site. The first image shared during a NASA press conference Friday was “exhilarating” for the team when they received…MORE

How Chile became a leader in Covid-19 vaccination

How Chile became a leader in Covid-19 vaccination

It was late May. The world was helplessly watching as the Covid-19 pandemic advanced unimpeded country after country in what would later be called “the first wave” of infections. After China, Italy and the UK had become the virus hotspots, cities in the United States, especially New York, followed. And then in late spring, the…MORE