California-based Rocket Lab launched a small classified satellite from New Zealand's Mahia Peninsula for the U.S. National Reconnaissance Office on Thursday. (Aug. 5)
The James Webb Space Telescope was recently the subject of a not-so-charming prank.
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Conditions are likely to be favorable for the Space Coast’s next launch, a Falcon 9 mission that will boost more Starlink internet satellites from Florida.
Embrace what makes you stand out from the crowd.
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For Ben Novak, it started with a dead sheep. The horned beast’s head had hung on the wall of the museum at Theodore Roosevelt National Park in North Dakota for as long as he could remember, commemorating the president who was the father of the American conservation movement.
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The planet and the way we live on it are constantly changing. Buena Vista Images via Getty Images Curious Kids is a series for children of all ages. If you have a question you’d like an expert to answer, send it to email@example.com. What will the Earth be like in 500 years? — Lotte, Brookline, Massachusetts Scientists can make some pretty accurate forecasts about the future. But predicting what the Earth will be like 500 years from now is a difficult task because there are many
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Ten years ago, NASA successfully landed its fourth robot on Mars: the Curiosity rover. It has driven only 18 miles, but what a ride it has been. Michelle Miller has more.
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Étienne Klein revealed a photo he tweeted was not from the James Webb Space Telescope. Instead, he said, he had posted an image of a slice of chorizo.
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Science tells us that if we don’t rapidly eliminate the use of fossil fuels it will be disastrous for future generations.
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Scientists have spotted one of the earliest and oldest galaxies ever seen, in the latest surprise to come out of the James Webb Space Telescope. Images taken of the distant universe show a host of distant galaxies, including some of the furthest away than we have ever seen.
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South Korea set off for the moon on Thursday. But it doesn’t want to stop there. “We are also considering using the moon as an outpost for space exploration,” Kwon Hyun-joon, director general of space and nuclear energy at South Korea’s Ministry of Science, said in a written response to questions. “Although we hope to explore the moon itself, we also recognize its potential to act as a base for further deep space exploration such as Mars and beyond.” South Korea’s lunar spacecraft, named Danuri,
Hal is joined by Peter Beck, the CEO of Long Beach based Rocket Lab. They talk about how the recent “space race” is affecting Southern California, which used to be the base of the aerospace industry during the boomtimes of the 1940’s thorough the 1970’s. Also, Dr. Tiffany Kataria, with Exoplanet Discovery and Science at JPL joins Hal to talk about the recent images sent from the James Webb telescope back to Earth.
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Magical illusions are often simply exploitations of our brains’ fallibility. With our perceptual limitations, it’s a wonder we can still function.
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Storm could cause radio problems and disrupt satellites, experts warn
Bee Movie gave us a chance, fanciful as it might have been, to get inside the mind of a bee -- to hear what they’re thinking and feel what they’re feeling. It helped that the bees spoke a human language and could verbalize their emotions and experiences. That is, unfortunately, not the case in the real world. Scientists have to get a lot more granular if they hope to narrow in on the experiences of anything that isn’t human, especially something as far removed from us as a bee. That was the goal
The University of Central Florida conferred its 400,000th degree Friday since the university started classes in 1968.