Astronauts in the International Space Station took time to answer students' questions, including a question from a student here in Omaha.
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The leader of NASA hinted at the possibility that some UFOs might be extraterrestrial life forms or beings from an alternate universe this week.
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This skull, found in France, was among the first fossils to be recognized as belonging to our own species. DEA /G. Cigolini 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 firstname.lastname@example.org. How did humans evolve, and will they evolve more? – Anya T., 13, Brookline, Massachusetts Everything that is alive today has evolved, including human beings. Our ancestors evolved many traits that helped the
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The baby planet burns at the same temperature as the lava erupting from Kīlauea Volcano in Hawaii.
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An astronomer at Japan's space agency is making simple animations that reveal the surprising physics of the solar system
As a scientist at both NASA and JAXA, James O'Donoghue has studied the planets. In his free time, he makes award-winning animations of them.
“The idea is you’re looking deep into the heavens,” says Professor Aaron Roodman of the Dept. of Particle Physics Astrophysics at the SLAC about the aim of the Rubin Observatory project. It began over two decades ago as an idea and is now nearing completion with the collective efforts of multiple teams and countries. I had a very fruitful interview with Professor Roodman the other day. He explained to me in much detail the story behind the project and the benefits for astronomy that it intends t
Crystals aren't the only item you can charge with la luna’s magic.
The biggest global agriculture companies are competing on a new front: enticing farmers to join programs that keep atmosphere-warming carbon dioxide in the soil. Fertilizer producers Nutrien Ltd and Yara, agribusiness giant Cargill Inc, and seed and chemical dealers Corteva Inc and Bayer AG are paying growers for every acre of land dedicated to trapping carbon underground, known as sequestering it. The companies' ambitions stretch from the United States to Canada, Brazil, Europe and India, executives told Reuters.
NASA administrator Bill Nelson says that since the universe is so big, chances are that there are other planets like ours.
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The mosquito is the deadliest animal on Earth, and the tiny Aedes aegypti may be the worst species of all, spreading diseases like West Nile, malaria and dengue fever. Correspondent David Pogue reports on a test conducted in Fresno, Calif., to reduce the rising mosquito population there, by releasing sterile males, bred in a factory, to mate with females in the wild. Did the experiment work?
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The risk of extreme heat is a rising threat to fast-growing cities around the world.
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Via an interactive online program, users can see how future climate change might affect spots around the globe, including where they live and play.
Scientists have directly observed one of the youngest planets yet seen at 'just' several million years old.
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Tall grasses on salt marshes protect mainlands from hurricanes and sustain marine life vital to seafood and recreational fishing industries. Scientists hope this test could be a solution to danger from rising seas.
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Ivory poaching by hunters has led to the "rapid evolution" in tuskless elephants, according to new data released Thursday.
In her latest book, Life as We Made It, author Beth Shapiro takes readers on a journey of scientific discovery, explaining how symbiotic relationships between humans and the environment around us have changed — but not always for the better.
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A new “smart bandage” that will tell doctors if a wound has healed without having to remove it has been developed by researchers.
"Noise" co-author Olivier Sibony offers advice for improving judgments in hiring and performance reviews.
Director Richard Stanley Files Criminal Complaints In France Against Domestic Violence Accuser – Update
UPDATE: Director Richard Stanley (Color Out of Space) who was the subject of allegations of abuse by an ex-partner, has filed criminal complaints in France in response. “My attorney has filed criminal complaints of Libel and Harassment on my behalf, in France, against Tracy Robertson, aka ‘Scarlett Amaris’, a screenwriter and fantasist who launched a […]
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Starting Monday, Metro's two drive-thru centers will begin offering the J&J booster.
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A boat crew casts a net into the seemingly clean waters off Japan's Izu peninsula, but not to catch fish -- they are scooping up microplastics to learn more about the pollution's impact on marine life.