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- Popular Mechanics
It could be a major win for nuclear fusion.
A new chapter in physics is here, says a team that hunted for a key building block of the Universe.
Next month on Mars, the ESA and China's National Space Administration (CNSA) will try something that's never been attempted before in space: Sending data from a planet-based rover to an orbiter that it can't receive any messages from.
A team of scientists has discovered evidence of a novel, black "superionic" water ice that represents a wholly new phase of matter. The post Behold, Black ‘Superionic Ice’ Is the Latest Phase of Matter appeared first on Nerdist.
- Men's Health
The second season of the Apple TV+ series For All Mankind shows U.S. Marines in space using M16s. Just how likely is that?
Astronomers have found hints of what could be the first planet ever to be discovered outside our galaxy.
- Popular Mechanics
Seems pretty on-brand.
- Business Insider
If this planet exists, it's orbiting a dead star or a black hole and it only passes through Earth's view once every few decades.
- Robb Report
Seen as the apex player in the commercial space race, Elon Musk's SpaceX has a much higher potential valuation than his car company.
During SpaceX’s first private flight last month, a tube came unglued, spilling urine onto fans and beneath the floor
A debate is raging about whether a revolutionary telescope should be named for a former NASA administrator accused of being involved in the ousting of members of LGBTQ+ communities from their federal jobs during the 1950s and 1960s.Why it matters: Astronomy has been reckoning with a history of discrimination and harassment for years. The naming of the field's soon-to-be-launched flagship telescope — which will bring generations of astronomers new data — also helps set the tone for the next era o
DNA linking dogs to extinct wolves suggests man's best friend may have origins in East Asia, not Europe
Scientists may have just discovered that the Japanese wolf (Canis lupus hodophilax), which went extinct over a century ago, might be the closest relative of modern dogs after studying the genomes of nine Japanese wolves. The discovery: Joined by his colleagues, evolutionary biologist Yohey Terai from the Graduate University for Advanced Studies in Japan discovered this connection by comparing the genome sequence of the extinct wolves with 11 Japanese dogs, including shiba inus, in their study published on Oct. 11, according to Science.
Laundrie's remains were identified using dental records. Samples will be DNA tested after the remains are examined, the medical examiner said.
- Reuters Videos
Billionaire Jeff Bezos-owned Blue Origin on Monday (October 25) unveiled plans to develop a commercial space station called "Orbital Reef" with Boeing, aiming to launch the spacecraft in the second half of this decade.The venture will be built in partnership with Sierra Space, the spaceflight wing of defense contractor Sierra Nevada Corp, and will be backed by Redwire Space, Genesis Engineering Solutions and Arizona State University.Orbital Reef will be operated as a "mixed use business park," and plans to provide the infrastructure needed to scale economic activity and open new markets in space, Blue Origin and Sierra Space said."Seasoned space agencies, high-tech consortia, sovereign nations without space programs, media and travel companies, funded entrepreneurs and sponsored inventors, and future-minded investors all have a place on Orbital Reef," the companies said in a statement.
- Associated Press Videos
SpaceX Crew-3 arrived at NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Cape Canaveral, Florida, on Tuesday. Liftoff is currently set for early Sunday from Kennedy Space Center. (Oct. 26)
- Business Insider
How a US government program advocated using nuclear explosions for construction, farming radioactive crops, and blasting holes in the moon
In the 50s and 60s, the US dreamed up ways to bring nuclear tech into everyday life - like building dams with bombs or growing radioactive crops.
- AFP Videographics
Experts say that Bangladesh, an impoverished delta nation of 170 million people is set for the biggest displacement in human history -- due to climate change. Global sea level has gone up 20 centimetres since 1900, and could rise two to four times that much by the end of this century depending on how quickly humanity draws down carbon pollution, according to the UN climate science panel.
- Motley Fool
Shares of would-be space tourism company Virgin Galactic Holdings (NYSE: SPCE) -- the company that lit the fuse on the series of recent special purpose acquisition IPOs of new-space companies back in 2019 -- are crashing in Wednesday morning trading, down 6.9% as of 10:20 a.m. EDT. For this, I blame a space company that hasn't even IPO'd yet: Blue Origin. Earlier this week Blue Origin led a team of companies ranging from Redwire to Boeing to Sierra Nevada to Blue Origin itself in announcing plans to build a new, privately owned and operated space station called Orbital Reef.
- KGUN - Tucson Scripps
As the cooler temperatures start to settle in, a new study by a University of Arizona professor and Ming Zhao, a physical scientist at the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration's Geophysical Fluid Dynamics Laboratory, shows that the ocean current could impact the extreme weather.
Tokyo space startup Gitai Japan successfully conducted a technology demonstration of its autonomous robotic arm inside the International Space Station last week, a key milestone as the company prepares to provide robotics as a service in space. The S1 robotic arm performed two tasks: operating cables and switches, and assembling structures and panels. The successful demo raised what NASA calls the “technology readiness level” of the Gitai robot to TRL 7.