NASA loaded fuel into its moon rocket Wednesday in a leak test ahead of a launch attempt as early as next week. (Sept. 21)
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The Double Asteroid Redirection Test, aimed at changing an asteroid's path as a method of protecting Earth from asteroid strikes, succeeded at striking a tiny moonlet 7 million miles away.
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The Crew 5 flight to the ISS features the first Russian to launch aboard a SpaceX Crew Dragon spacecraft.
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These psychological tendencies explain why an onslaught of facts won't necessarily change anyone's mind. Francesco Carta fotografo/Moment via Getty ImagesA rumor started circulating back in 2008 that Barack Obama was not born in the United States. At the time, I was serving as chair of the Hawaii Board of Health. The director and deputy director of health, both appointed by a Republican governor, inspected Obama’s birth certificate in the state records and certified that it was real. I would hav
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Farmers are increasingly being forced to sell off parts of herds and seeing cows perish as drought conditions worsen
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A team of researchers from the University of Minnesota discovered an ancient crater 350 feet below a Mississippi River suburb all while updating a geologic county map.
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NASA's mission to change an asteroid's path, as a test of a way to deflect planetary objects that threaten Earth, succeeded at striking a tiny moonlet 7 million miles away. Correspondent David Pogue looks at what the results of the Double Asteroid Redirection Test (DART), and its new technologies, may mean for future missions.
- San Luis Obispo Tribune
“Orbit achieved. Alpha’s in the black,” a Firefly team member said of the successful launch.
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It’s a question that follows any natural disaster, especially monster hurricanes like Ian: Was this caused by climate change?
- The Telegraph
When wrapping its prey in a swirling mass of tentacles, it is not immediately obvious that the octopus favours any one of its eight 'arms'.
- Tallahassee Democrat
Each evening covers a section of the book with informal questions and discussion led by the author.
Smaller, more powerful electronics are leading the current wearable revolution. In The Skeptic's Guide the the Future, Dr. Steven Novella looks at what comes next.
Sue, the biggest and best preserved Tyrannosaurus rex ever unearthed, no doubt was a fearsome beast when this predator prowled what is now South Dakota about 67 million years ago at the twilight of the age of dinosaurs. A prime example of this is the series of circular holes in Sue's jawbone that continue to baffle scientists. Researchers said a close examination of the eight holes - some the diameter of a golf ball - on the back half of Sue's left lower jawbone, or mandible, determined that they were not caused by a type of microbial infection as some experts had proposed.
Alia Bhatt, Gregory L. Robinson, Dr. Pardis Sabeti and Lea Salonga were honored at the TIME100 Impact Awards in Singapore. Here's what they said.