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- Popular Mechanics
This award-winning photo shows a single atom floating in an electric field—and you can see it with the naked eye if you really look hard.
Our Sun isn’t quite as old as other stars out there. However, scientists are already trying to pinpoint exactly when the Sun will die. Of course, it isn’t as simple as throwing out a date. After all, we’re working with a massive ball of energy that we’ve still barely managed to scratch the surface of … The post Scientists think they figured out when the Sun will explode and kill us all appeared first on BGR.
NASA has temporarily paused science aboard the Swift Observatory after noticing a potential equipment failure.
- The Weather Network
While the age hasn't been verified, the director of Western University's paleomagnetic and petrophysical laboratory surmises the meteorite that nearly hit a B.C. woman last fall originated from a collision in the asteroid belt between Jupiter and Mars about 470 million years ago.
The key is in the carbon
- Florida Today
A nearly 200-foot Atlas V rocket rolled to its pad at Cape Canaveral Space Force Station on Thursday, setting the stage for liftoff a day later.
The melting monster iceberg A68 put 1.5 billion tonnes of fresh water into the ocean every day.
More than five years after its founding, Renton, Wash.-based Radian Aerospace is emerging from stealth mode and reporting a $27.5 million seed funding round to support its plans to build an orbital space plane. The round was led by Boston-based Fine Structure Ventures, with additional funding from EXOR, The Venture Collective, Helios Capital, SpaceFund, Gaingels, The Private Shares Fund, Explorer 1 Fund, Type One Ventures and other investors. Radian has previously brought in pre-seed investments
The Moon is so close to us, cosmically speaking, that you’d think we’d have a pretty good handle on what’s going on up there. We’ve even touched it, sent our machines chock full of people and instruments to walk around, take in the scenery, and come home with souvenirs. Yet, the Moon remains a mysterious place with all sorts of open questions, many of which date back to its earliest days. For decades, scientists have been debating the specifics of the Moon’s formation, trying to nail down some o
For some technologies there are never any clouds to spoil the view.
Space Entertainment Enterprise (S.E.E), the company co-producing Tom Cruise’s upcoming space movie, plan to launch a sports arena and production studio in zero gravity. S.E.E. has unveiled plans to build a space station module that contains a sports and entertainment arena as well as a content studio by December 2024. (An artist’s rendering is pictured […]
Data: N.Y. Times; Cartogram: Kavya Beheraj/AxiosColorado is starting to see coronavirus cases decline, an indication to public health experts that Omicron has reached its peak.Why it matters: The COVID-19 variant led to the sharpest spike in case rates in the two-year pandemic and put hospitals on the brink of crisis.Get market news worthy of your time with Axios Markets. Subscribe for free.What's happening: The seven-day moving average of cases dipped by nearly 1,000 cases, according to state d
- Business Insider
Elon Musk laments the declining birth rate: 'If there aren't enough people for Earth, then there definitely won't be enough for Mars'
The SpaceX founder and CEO has said the company will land humans on Mars in five to 10 years.
- Florida Today
Here's what you need to know about tonight's SpaceX launch from Kennedy Space Center.
- Associated Press
Deep in the South Pacific, scientists have explored a rare stretch of pristine corals shaped like roses off the coast of Tahiti. The reef is thought to be one of the largest found at such depths and seems untouched by climate change or human activities. Laetitia Hédouin said she first saw the corals during a recreational dive with a local diving club months earlier.
- CBS News
It was SpaceX's third orbital launch in just 12 days.
- USA TODAY
When the Hunga Tonga volcano erupted Saturday, the blast was heard around the world, obliterating its own island and sending tsunamis across the Pacific
- The Daily Beast
ShutterstockIt’s been nearly seven decades since the first nuclear power plant opened in Obninsk, Russia, but nuclear power remains as controversial as it’s ever been—even for people who think that stopping climate change from ravaging the planet means we must turn to alternative sources of energy beyond fossil fuels. Michael Mann, a professor of atmospheric science at Penn State, told The Daily Beast that there’s a tribalist element to the debate, where many who are loudly pro-nuclear seem to w
- CBS News Videos
An almost-perfect fossil of a 180-million-year-old reptile was discovered in a drained reservoir in England. As Charlie D'Agata reports, the rare find of the bones of a "Sea Dragon" that is over 33-feet long may help scientists learn about why these beasts failed to adapt to a changing climate.
- Florida Today
The latest rocket launch schedule for Florida's Space Coast, which includes Kennedy Space Center and Cape Canaveral Space Force Station.