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Comets, digital currency and genetic engineering: News stories capturing our attention this week

Comet NEOWISE lights up skies in the northern hemisphere

Through the month of July, sky-watchers have the opportunity to experience a once-in-a-lifetime event: the fleeting spectacle of the comet NEOWISE. Currently passing by the earth, it will be visible just above the northwestern horizon from most places in the northern hemisphere after sunset.


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