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Cosmos news

A quick look at news from the big picture

Scoop up a shovelful of healthy soil, and youโ€™ll likely be holding more living organisms than there are people on the planet Earth ๐Ÿ”— Link

128 baby bobtail squid and 5,000 tardigrades are set to be transported to the International Space Station, to study the effect of low gravity on life ๐Ÿ”— Link

Despite being in the โ€˜goldilocks zoneโ€™ for planets, Venus is a hellish inferno. Two newly announced robotic missions will be travelling there this decade to discover what happened to the planet ๐Ÿ”— Link


Weekly wonders

๐Ÿฆ Animals This seal has reached peak level of chill
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Baby cobra arriving on Earth ๐Ÿ”ฅ
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๐Ÿ  Underwater Life Surfers helping out a gentle sea turtle
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๐Ÿฆ Animals Pygmy marmoset is fascinated by an insect
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