A historic launch is scheduled out of Kennedy Space Center Wednesday evening. The first-ever all civilian crew will launch into space for a three-day mission.
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The winds are changing inside Jupiter's biggest storm, and scientist aren't sure what it means. But they do know that the Great Red Spot is shrinking.
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You can wear a little piece of the heavens on your wrist, thanks to the Oyster Perpetual Cosmograph Daytona.
Researchers have created a solid-state battery with an all-silicon anode that could potentially deliver long life, high energy density and fast charging.
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French astronaut snapped a gorgeous photo of the aurora glowing green and red from the space station
Astronauts see the aurora regularly, but the one that French astronaut Thomas Pesquet captured is especially breathtaking.
YouTuber RealLifeLore takes a look at the world's longest rivers in his latest video and the true sizes of the bodies of water are astounding. The post Earth’s Longest Rivers Are Bigger than Entire Continents appeared first on Nerdist.
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Why do news outlets keep pushing the lab-leak theory of COVID's origin?
Scientists have found evidence that humans reached the Americas earlier than previously thought.
Palaeontologists from Australia found the 'exceptional' fossilised remains in 2016.
The Hubble telescope and ALMA have found six 'dead' early galaxies that stopped forming stars unusually quickly.
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Blue Origin is flying a group of paying tourists to the edge of space on October 12 following Jeff Bezos's successful flight in July.
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The R1 variant is the new strain of COVID-19 researchers are keeping a close eye on. The CDC identified "multiple spike protein mutations" in this variant with its capability to evade antibodies produced by the vaccine.
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A military drone whose manufacturer says it can cruise for 20 hours at 15,000 meters (50,000 feet) was among Chinese warplanes, missiles and other weapons technology shown in public for the first time Tuesday at the opening of the country’s biggest air show. The Chinese space program planned to unveil a rocket for crewed space flight capable of carrying a 25-ton payload to lunar orbit at the 13th China International Aviation and Aerospace Exhibition, an official newspaper said. Powered by two turbofan engines, the CH-6 drone can carry early warning radar, air-to-ground missiles and other weapons, according to its manufacturer, the China Academy of Aerospace Science, a subsidiary of China Aerospace Science and Technology Corp.
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The biggest storm in our solar system is getting wilder: Winds in Jupiter's great red spot are getting faster, astronomers reported in a new study.
Researchers have found six "dead" galaxies, the new iPad Mini's jelly scrolling problem, and Samsung's plan to build a silicon brain.
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The prints were likely made by children and teenagers during the last Ice Age.
The U.S. Space Force, the military branch spun out of the Air Force in December 2019, has announced its next batch of awards for projects related to next-gen rocket engine testing and upper-stage improvements. The awards were granted by the Space Enterprise Consortium (SpEC), a program managed by the Space Force’s Space Systems Command. SpEC facilitates engagement between the U.S. Department and Defense and the space industry, by allowing its nearly 600 members to compete for contracts.
On Italy's Ligurian coast, biologists and environmentalists are working to tackle the effects of climate change in the Mediterranean with help from a so-called "Smart Bay". Marine biologists fear the Mediterranean is becoming hotter and more acidic, which would affect the habitat of many native species and also lead to violent changes in weather systems such as more frequent tornadoes. The Santa Teresa Smart Bay, in an area on the northwestern coast noted for tourism and diving, is Italy's first underwater "living" laboratory where scientists use aquatic invertebrate animals known as bryozoans and other organisms as live sensors.
The Star Trek star, 90, could soon become the oldest man to head into space, a source confirms to PEOPLE
Rocket Lab was awarded about $24 million for product development from the U.S. Space Force. Shares have taken off.
Jeff Bezos’ Blue Origin space venture says two successful tech entrepreneurs will be part of the lineup for its next suborbital trip on Oct. 12 — but for now, it’s keeping mum on reports that Star Trek captain William Shatner will also fly. The first two people on the flight manifest are Planet Labs co-founder Chris Boshuizen and Glen de Vries, the co-founder of Medidata Solutions. De Vries is now the vice chair of life sciences and healthcare at Dassault Systèmes, which acquired Medidata, the w