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This image, taken by the Chandra X-Ray Observatory in 2012, shows an extraordinary outburst from a black hole.

In April 2019, ablack hole and its shadow were captured in an image for the first time.

On Feb. 25, 2021, the NASA Headquarters Building in Washington D.C. was officially renamed after Mary W. Jackson, the agency’s first African American female engineer.

This view of a sunrise breaking through the Earth’s horizon was taken as the International Space Station orbited 271 miles above the Pacific Ocean off the coast of southern Chile.

Australia reported a sustained fall in new coronavirus infections and conducted the biggest peacetime maritime operation on Sydney Harbour on Saturday, refuelling foreign cruise ships before expelling them from local waters.

In defending his strategy against the deadly coronavirus, President Donald Trump repeatedly has said he slowed its spread into the United States by acting decisively to bar travelers from China on Jan. 31.

Some 143 more cases of the novel coronavirus have been reported in Tokyo, the city’s governor said on Sunday, with the highest daily jump bringing the number of cases in the Japanese capital to more than 1,000.

U.S. hospitals desperate to help very sick patients with COVID-19, the highly contagious respiratory disease caused by the new coronavirus, are trying a treatment first used in the 1890s that relies on blood plasma donated by recovered patients.

On January 25, as the world was still waking up to the potential danger of the novel coronavirus spreading rapidly out of central China, two governments recorded four new infections within their territory.

The front door of Arthur Lewis’ Los Angeles home opens to a room organized like an exhibition space. The marks of domesticity — dining room table, mantel, fireplace, throw pillows — are present, but engulfed by art. Paintings and sculptures grab all the attention, and maybe the intention, of the space.


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