AP Top Science News at 11:36 p.m. EDT

Japan launches rocket carrying lunar lander and X-ray telescope to explore origins of universe

Across the Northern Hemisphere, now’s the time to catch a new comet before it vanishes for 400 years

4 exceptionally preserved Roman swords discovered in a Dead Sea cave in Israel

Tropical Storm Lee strengthens into a hurricane as it churns across Atlantic toward Caribbean

The Great Salt Lake is shrinking rapidly and Utah has failed to stop it, a new lawsuit says

Farms with natural landscape features provide sanctuary for some Costa Rica rainforest birds

Africa Climate Summit links ‘unfair’ debt burden with calls to make continent’s green assets pay off

Four astronauts return to Earth in SpaceX capsule to wrap up six-month station mission

As G20 leaders prepare to meet in recently flooded New Delhi, climate policy issues are unresolved

India launches a spacecraft to study the sun after successful landing near the moon’s south pole

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