Discovery

Could Clay Help Attack Superbugs?

Could Clay Help Attack Superbugs?

The ancient remedy could provide a new weapon against microbes Continue reading ?
DNews: The Dreaded Turbulence: What...

DNews: The Dreaded Turbulence: What Makes Flights Bumpy

Most of us probably breathe a sigh of relief when the captain promises "a smooth ride" to wherever we're flying. But, as DNews explains, turbulence is really no big deal.
Why Antarctic Sea Ice Isn't Shrinki...

Why Antarctic Sea Ice Isn't Shrinking

Winds, currents and seafloor features may be responsible for keeping Antarctica's sea ice intact.
Why Is India's Heat Wave Off the Ch...

Why Is India's Heat Wave Off the Chart?

An oppressive heat wave in India led to a record temperature of 123.8 degrees Fahrenheit -- the highest ever in Asia.
Live on a Farm by the Sea for Just ...

Live on a Farm by the Sea for Just $1.50

A four-bedroom bungalow and 416 sheep are all covered by the annual rent. Scenic views available at no additional cost. Continue reading ?
US: 1 in 8 Swimming Pools Closed fo...

US: 1 in 8 Swimming Pools Closed for Health Violations

One in eight swimming pools in five populous states are closed upon inspection due to dirty and potentially dangerous water, the CDC reported this week. Continue reading ?

BBC - Science

Ants show 'lazy' approach may be be...

Ants show 'lazy' approach may be best for digging

A new study on ants and robots has shown that having more workers is not necessarily better when working in confined spaces.
Plastic pollution: 'Stop flushing c...

Plastic pollution: 'Stop flushing contact lenses down the loo'

Flushing daily disposable lenses down the toilet is increasing the threat from plastics, say experts.
My green idea: Recycling India's fl...

My green idea: Recycling India's floral waste

One woman's mission to turn the tide on India's polluted waterways by recycling leftover flowers.
When flying to Mars is your day job

When flying to Mars is your day job

Living on Mars time, landing nightmares and sometimes spreadsheets... a day in the life of a Nasa engineer.
Public 'back' taxes to tackle singl...

Public 'back' taxes to tackle single-use plastic waste

Ministers say they are looking at measures after thousands support action to reduce single-use items.
Earliest galaxies found 'on our cos...

Earliest galaxies found 'on our cosmic doorstep'

Some of the earliest galaxies to form in the Universe are sitting on our cosmic doorstep, a study says.

Jamaica Observer - Environment

Regional coastal erosion monitoring...

Regional coastal erosion monitoring tower to be installed at Hellshire

THE Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade says Jamaica will be home to the region's first coastal erosion monitoring tower, to be placed at the Hellshire Beach in the central parish of St Cathereine.The tower will be installed under the Impact Assessment of Climate Change on the Sandy Shorelines of the Caribbean Project, which is an initiative of the Association of Caribbean States (ACS).

NY Times - Science

Trilobites: Ancient Burial Pits Rev...

Trilobites: Ancient Burial Pits Reveal Sophisticated Rituals

Hundreds of bodies were packed tightly in carved out bedrock, marked by pillars, a sign of organized ?monumentality? by some of East Africa?s earliest herders.
Trilobites: Your Spit Might Help Yo...

Trilobites: Your Spit Might Help You Learn to Eat Your Greens

When people were repeatedly exposed to bitter compounds in a study, their saliva changed to produce proteins that rendered those flavors more palatable.
Trilobites: Before You Flush Your C...

Trilobites: Before You Flush Your Contact Lenses, You Might Want to Know This

Flushing disposable contacts down the toilet or washing them down the drain may contribute to the problem of microplastic pollution, researchers said.
Trilobites: Hundreds of Reindeer Di...

Trilobites: Hundreds of Reindeer Died by Lightning. Their Carcasses Became a Laboratory.

?From death comes life,? said researchers who studied how decomposing bodies, with the help of scavengers, might alter plant diversity across a broad landscape.
Archaeologists Find 3,200-Year-Old ...

Archaeologists Find 3,200-Year-Old Cheese in an Egyptian Tomb

The cheese was found in a tomb that had been thought lost to shifting sands until it was rediscovered in 2010.
Settling Arguments About Hydrogen W...

Settling Arguments About Hydrogen With 168 Giant Lasers

Scientists at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory said they were ?converging on the truth? in an experiment to understand hydrogen in its liquid metallic state.

Sicence News.org

JoJo Fletcher Is the New 'Bachelore...

JoJo Fletcher Is the New 'Bachelorette'

The former "Bachelor" contestant gets a second chance at love.
'Bachelor' Ben Higgins Is Engaged t...

'Bachelor' Ben Higgins Is Engaged to...

Find out who was sent home in the finale of the ABC reality show.
What You Missed on This Season of '...

What You Missed on This Season of 'The Bachelor'

Tonight Ben chooses between Lauren B. and JoJo. But how did we get here?
Ben Affleck Is on 'Great Terms' Wit...

Ben Affleck Is on 'Great Terms' With Ex Jennifer Garner

"Batman" star responds to Garner's recent candid interview with Vanity Fair.
Ian McShane May Have Just Spoiled '...

Ian McShane May Have Just Spoiled 'Game of Thrones' for Everyone

And he doesn't care! Spoilers and spoilers and spoilers ahead.
'Batman v Superman' Star Henry Cavi...

'Batman v Superman' Star Henry Cavill on Being Objectified

Henry Cavill definitely thinks there's a "double standard" when it comes to men and women being objectified.

Reuters - Science

Paul Allen's space firm details pla...

Paul Allen's space firm details plans for rockets, cargo vehicle

The space company of billionaire Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen on Monday unveiled details of medium-lift rockets and a reusable space cargo plane it is developing, injecting more competition into the lucrative launch services market.
Sweden calls for nuclear reactors t...

Sweden calls for nuclear reactors to be shielded from hot weather

Sweden's nuclear energy regulator SSM has asked plant operators to produce plans in the coming months to shield their reactors from harmful hot weather, its director told Reuters on Monday.
Russia says will not deploy arms in...

Russia says will not deploy arms in space first: Ifax

Russia does not plan to put weapons in space first and considers this to be an important signal that Washington should not ignore, Russia's Deputy Foreign Minister Sergei Ryabkov was quoted as saying by the Interfax news agency on Monday.
Scientists seek new ways to combat ...

Scientists seek new ways to combat Florida's growing 'red tide'

Scientists in Florida are on the cusp of developing promising methods to control toxic algae blooms like the "red tide" that has been killing marine life along a 150-mile (240-km) stretch of the Gulf Coast, the head of a leading marine lab said on Wednesday.
Scorching weather helps uncover arc...

Scorching weather helps uncover archeological sites around Britain

Britain's hottest summer in decades has revealed cropmarks across the country showing the sites of Iron Age settlements, Roman farms and even Neolithic monuments dating back thousands of years, archaeologists said on Wednesday.
India's Modi announces space missio...

India's Modi announces space mission, health scheme as election nears

India will launch its first manned space mission by 2022 and roll out a health insurance scheme from September, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Wednesday in his last Independence Day speech ahead of next year's general election.

PBS

Physics Is a Never-Ending Puzzle

Physics Is a Never-Ending Puzzle

Physics rarely yields finite answers, but that doesn?t deter scientists.
Jurassic World is Wrong

Jurassic World is Wrong

Jurassic World relies on ancient dino DNA to resurrect dinosaurs. But that's not possible.
Separation and a Child?s Brain

Separation and a Child?s Brain

Even brief separations can impair the brain development of a young child or infant.
Hurricane Harvey Destroys Home

Hurricane Harvey Destroys Home

This Lumberton, Texas resident witnessed the destruction of Hurricane Harvey.
How the Universe Will End

How the Universe Will End

Dark energy is spreading the universe apart?what?s it mean for astronomy in the future?
Net Neutrality and Science

Net Neutrality and Science

Depending on your perspective, the repeal of net neutrality could help or hurt science.

BBC - Science / Video

What's the truth about spiders in o...

What's the truth about spiders in our homes?

Animal expert Dr Tim Cockerill talks us through the truth about spiders.
Hot weather reveals hidden history ...

Hot weather reveals hidden history to archaeologists

The UK heatwave has been good for aerial archaeologists spotting hidden treasures in the dry fields.
Study suggests drastic decline in m...

Study suggests drastic decline in mountain hares

Conservation groups have called for an end to the "indiscriminate and ruthless" mountain hare culls.
Rare Chinese tree's flowers attract...

Rare Chinese tree's flowers attract visitors to Roath Park

The Chinese tree has flowered for the first time since it was planted in Cardiff more than 100 years ago.
Going plastic-free with kids

Going plastic-free with kids

Reducing your dependence on plastics can be daunting, especially if you've got a young family.
The farmers using sewage to make sa...

The farmers using sewage to make saris

As groundwater supplies dwindle in rural India, farmers turn to wastewater to grow crops like mulberry, which is used to make silk.

Science Daily

Ice confirmed at the moon's poles

Ice confirmed at the moon's poles

Using data from NASA's Moon Mineralogy Mapper instrument, scientists have identified three specific signatures that definitively prove there is water ice at the surface of the Moon.
'Liquid biopsy' predicts lymphoma t...

'Liquid biopsy' predicts lymphoma therapy success within days

A blood test can predict which patients with a type of cancer called diffuse large B cell lymphoma are likely to respond positively to initial therapy and which are likely to need more aggressive treatment, according to a multicenter study.
Healthy diet linked to healthy cell...

Healthy diet linked to healthy cellular aging in women

Eating a diet that is rich in fruits, vegetables and whole grains and low in added sugar, sodium and processed meats could help promote healthy cellular aging in women.
Researchers turn tracking codes int...

Researchers turn tracking codes into 'clouds' to authenticate genuine 3-D printed parts

A team has found a way to prove the provenance of 3-D printed parts by embedding QR (Quick Response) codes in an innovative way for unique device identification. The researchers describe converting QR codes into 3-D features so that that they neither compromise the part's integrity nor announce themselves to counterfeiters who have the means to reverse engineer the part.
Adults play a key role in children'...

Adults play a key role in children's participation in school recess

When adults are participants in school recess -- leading games, monitoring play and ensuring conflicts are mediated quickly -- children are more likely to be engaged in recess activities, a new study has found.
Natural disasters widen racial weal...

Natural disasters widen racial wealth gap

Damage caused by natural disasters and recovery efforts launched in their aftermaths have increased wealth inequality between races in the United States, according to new research.

BBC - Technology

'Exploding' iPad prompts Apple shop...

'Exploding' iPad prompts Apple shop evacuation

The Dutch fire brigade is called to help deal with a "fuming" Apple device.
Facebook apologises for blocking Pr...

Facebook apologises for blocking Prager University's videos

The firm had blocked one video critical about Muslims and another that defended male aggression.
Honeypot pornography lawyer pleads ...

Honeypot pornography lawyer pleads guilty

A US lawyer who tricked people into paying for films he had helped pirate faces years in jail.
Gig economy pressures make drivers ...

Gig economy pressures make drivers 'more likely to crash'

Drivers and couriers who get their work from apps face a "heightened risk" of crashes, a study suggests.
Social media faces EU fine if terro...

Social media faces EU fine if terror lingers for an hour

The European Commission is planning stricter rules for social media companies.
Apple 'pulls gambling apps from Chi...

Apple 'pulls gambling apps from China App Store'

The reported removal of thousands of apps follows criticism by Chinese state media.

Scientific American

A Superconductor Scandal? Scientist...

A Superconductor Scandal? Scientists Question a Nobel Prize?Worthy Claim

Scientists claim to have achieved superconductivity at room temperature, but other physicists say the data looks doctored

-- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
Contact Lenses Are a Surprising Sou...

Contact Lenses Are a Surprising Source of Pollution

Wastewater contains billions of lenses, which eventually make their way into the environment

-- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
How to Make a Robot Use Theory of M...

How to Make a Robot Use Theory of Mind

Researchers give AI the ability to simulate the anticipated needs and actions of others

-- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
This Scientist Chases Wildfires to ...

This Scientist Chases Wildfires to Better Predict Fire Behavior

To know what a wildfire might do next, researchers need to know how an inferno interacts with the atmosphere

-- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
Prize-Winning Images of the Brain

Prize-Winning Images of the Brain

Check out this year’s winners of The Art of Neuroscience competition

-- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
Are Blockchains the Answer for Secu...

Are Blockchains the Answer for Secure Elections? Probably Not

As midterm political campaigns shift into full gear, start-ups are pushing for blockchain-based voting

-- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

Yahoo Science

The Taliban Have Taken at Least 100...

The Taliban Have Taken at Least 100 People Hostage in Northern Afghanistan, Officials Say

The Taliban Have Taken at Least 100 People Hostage in Northern Afghanistan, Officials SayWomen and children were among those seized during an ambush in the country's north


Multiple quakes rock Indonesia'...

Multiple quakes rock Indonesia's Lombok island, 10 dead

Multiple quakes rock Indonesia's Lombok island, 10 deadAt least 10 people are dead after a string of powerful quakes rocked the Indonesian holiday island of Lombok, authorities said Monday, in a fresh blow just weeks after earlier tremors left hundreds dead and thousands more homeless. The latest quakes struck Sunday, with the first measuring 6.3 shortly before midday. It triggered landslides and sent people fleeing for cover as parts of Lombok suffered blackouts.


NYU and Facebook team up to superch...

NYU and Facebook team up to supercharge MRI scans with AI

NYU and Facebook team up to supercharge MRI scans with AIMagnetic resonance imaging is an invaluable tool in the medical field, but it's also a slow and cumbersome process. NYU has been working on a way to accelerate this process, and is now collaborating with Facebook with the goal of cutting down MRI durations by 90 percent by applying AI-based imaging tools. It's important at the outset to distinguish this effort from other common uses of AI in the medical imaging field.


Do you wear contact lenses? You mig...

Do you wear contact lenses? You might be polluting the ocean

Do you wear contact lenses? You might be polluting the oceanIf you wear contact lenses, you might be adding to the global plastic pollution problem without realizing it. Researchers at Arizona State University found 45 million Americans wear disposable contact lenses.


Lawyers on the Border Still Dealing...

Lawyers on the Border Still Dealing With Fallout From Family Separations

Lawyers on the Border Still Dealing With Fallout From Family SeparationsWhile the political conversation has moved on from the now-defunct family separation policy, the real-world effects continue to be felt.


Genoa bridge may take eight months ...

Genoa bridge may take eight months to repair as it emerges designer warned of corrosion risk 40 years ago

Genoa bridge may take eight months to repair as it emerges designer warned of corrosion risk 40 years agoSome £448m has been set aside to repair the Morandi bridge in Genoa.


Reuters - Technology

Twenty-two states ask U.S. appeals ...

Twenty-two states ask U.S. appeals court to reinstate 'net neutrality' rules

A group of 22 state attorneys general and the District of Columbia late Monday asked a U.S. appeals court to reinstate the Obama administration's 2015 landmark net neutrality rules and reject the Trump administration's efforts to preempt states from imposing their own rules guaranteeing an open internet.
Paul Allen's space firm details pla...

Paul Allen's space firm details plans for rockets, cargo vehicle

The space company of billionaire Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen on Monday unveiled details of medium-lift rockets and a reusable space cargo plane it is developing, injecting more competition into the lucrative launch services market.
Exclusive: Trump says it is 'danger...

Exclusive: Trump says it is 'dangerous' for Twitter, Facebook to ban accounts

U.S. President Donald Trump said on Monday that it is "very dangerous" for social media companies like Twitter Inc and Facebook Inc to silence voices on their services.
Tesla nears three-month low as JPMo...

Tesla nears three-month low as JPMorgan adds to deal doubts

Tesla Inc shares fell nearly 4 percent on Monday as a $113 cut in JPMorgan Chase's price target for the electric carmaker added to growing doubts among market players about a plan to take the company private.
New Nvidia gaming chips aim to boos...

New Nvidia gaming chips aim to boost realism of graphics

Nvidia Corp on Monday released a new generation of gaming chips that combine its latest "ray tracing" technology and artificial intelligence to give gamers access to more realistic graphics.
Farfetch targets New York listing a...

Farfetch targets New York listing as luxury web sales thrive

Online fashion retailer Farfetch aims to float on the New York Stock Exchange by the end of the year, the London-based company said on Monday, seeking to capitalise on rapid growth in luxury sales on the web.

New Scientist

Life may have begun on Earth 100 mi...

Life may have begun on Earth 100 million years earlier than we thought

A new timeline of early evolution suggests life on Earth began 100 million years earlier than we thought, while meteorites were still pummelling the planet
A drug?s weird side effect lets peo...

A drug?s weird side effect lets people control their dreams

Researchers have developed the most effective technique for lucid dreaming yet, and it may allow people to fulfil fantasies and overcome nightmares and phobias
Send in the lawyers to win the figh...

Send in the lawyers to win the fight against climate change

A rash of court cases is challenging governments and fossil-fuel interests on climate inaction. Some question whether such actions are legitimate ? they are
Paper batteries use electron-harves...

Paper batteries use electron-harvesting bacteria to make electricity

Many small devices require batteries, but they can be expensive and environmentally unfriendly. Paper batteries powered by bacteria may be the solution
The galaxy is full of ?water world?...

The galaxy is full of ?water world? exoplanets where life could evolve

Analysis of data from 4000 exoplanets reveals that around a third are rich in water ? and many have more water than Earth
Watch 4D-printed ceramics form elab...

Watch 4D-printed ceramics form elaborate, shape-shifting structures

A new technique for printing ceramics in 4D could be used to make strong, complex parts for rockets and mobile phones

NY Times - Technology

After the Bitcoin Boom: Hard Lesson...

After the Bitcoin Boom: Hard Lessons for Cryptocurrency Investors

The number of people who bought virtual currencies more than doubled last winter. For people who got in late, the bust has been disastrous.
Uber?s Vision of Self-Driving Cars ...

Uber?s Vision of Self-Driving Cars Begins to Blur

Since a self-driving Uber killed a pedestrian in March, the company?s executives have been divided over the future of its autonomous vehicle efforts.
Netflix Tests Promotional Videos bu...

Netflix Tests Promotional Videos but Users See ?Commercials?

An experiment by Netflix to highlight some of its shows with promotional videos was met with resistance from viewers who disliked the interruptions.
Summer of Scams: A Bunch of Men Got...

Summer of Scams: A Bunch of Men Got Tinder-Pranked in Union Square

And a familiar culprit is involved.
Tech Tip: Going Vertical for Instag...

Tech Tip: Going Vertical for Instagram?s New Video App

IGTV, the company?s new venture, allows longer videos, but your clips need to meet a few requirements.
Tesla Slashes Spending, and May Add...

Tesla Slashes Spending, and May Add to Its Troubles

The electric-car maker?s cash position was closely watched even before its chief executive, Elon Musk, floated the idea of taking the company private.

Eureka Alert

Natural disasters widen racial weal...

Natural disasters widen racial wealth gap

(Rice University) Damage caused by natural disasters and recovery efforts launched in their aftermaths have increased wealth inequality between races in the United States, according to new research from Rice University and the University of Pittsburgh.
Adults play a key role in children'...

Adults play a key role in children's participation in school recess, researchers suggest

(Oregon State University) When adults are participants in school recess -- leading games, monitoring play and ensuring conflicts are mediated quickly -- children are more likely to be engaged in recess activities, a new study has found.
Your office may be affecting your h...

Your office may be affecting your health

(University of Arizona) New UA-led research found that open office seating arrangements offer health benefits not seen in workers in cubicles or private offices.
Men place less value on care-orient...

Men place less value on care-oriented careers like nursing: UBC study

(University of British Columbia) Men assign less importance to care-oriented careers than women do, possibly because men internalize different values than women, suggests new research from the University of British Columbia.
New medical specialty needed to man...

New medical specialty needed to manage growing number of Americans with diabetes

(American Osteopathic Association) Fourteen years after one-year fellowship programs were created to give primary care physicians the clinical skills to better manage diabetes and its complications, new research in the Journal of the American Osteopathic Association finds resistance among payers and other physicians may slow growth of the fledgling specialty.
The 5th Annual Aging and Drug Disco...

The 5th Annual Aging and Drug Discovery Forum at the Basel Life Conference 2018

(InSilico Medicine, Inc.) Insilico Medicine will present the latest insights into the biomarkers of aging at the 5th Annual Aging Research for Drug Discovery Forum in Basel, Switzerland, Sept. 12-13, 2018.  The 5th Annual Aging and Drug Discovery Forum will cover the latest progress in aging and longevity in the context of drug discovery.

BBC - Technology / Video

Harry Potter wand teaches children ...

Harry Potter wand teaches children to code

A magic wand designed to teach children how to code has been revealed.
Tiptree joins race to build fruit-p...

Tiptree joins race to build fruit-picking robots

It is a job better-suited to humans, but fruit growers say fewer people want to do it these days.
The woman who created 'Tinder for l...

The woman who created 'Tinder for lonely mums'

As the first of her friends to become a mum, Michelle Kennedy didn't have a network of other mothers to share her experiences with.
The karaoke robot and other technol...

The karaoke robot and other technology news

BBC Click's Emily Bates looks at some of the week's best technology stories
Biometric Mirror: Reflecting the im...

Biometric Mirror: Reflecting the imperfections in AI

The personality trait rating system helps to highlight the flaws in artificial intelligence.
A hand database to catch paedophile...

A hand database to catch paedophiles

A paedophile who hid his face from the camera was convicted when an expert could identify his hands.

NY Times - Research

The New Health Care: The U.S. Is Fa...

The New Health Care: The U.S. Is Failing in Infant Mortality, Starting at One Month Old

The United States does worse than about two dozen other industrialized nations in this crucial measure of public health.
Many Readers Say No to Idea of Life...

Many Readers Say No to Idea of Life-Extending Drug, but Yes for Their Dogs

?You can?t cheat death,? wrote a reader who echoed many responses to an article about drug tests on dogs to try to slow aging. But others said the goal seemed worthy.
The Health Issue: The Improvisation...

The Health Issue: The Improvisational Oncologist

In an era of rapidly proliferating, precisely targeted treatments, every cancer case has to be played by ear.
The Health Issue: An Old Idea, Revi...

The Health Issue: An Old Idea, Revived: Starve Cancer to Death

In the early 20th century, the German biochemist Otto Warburg believed that tumors could be treated by disrupting their source of energy. His idea was dismissed for decades ? until now.
The Health Issue: When Do You Give ...

The Health Issue: When Do You Give Up on Treating a Child With Cancer?

Andrew Levy?s parents knew that the rare and deadly cancer in his blood could not be beaten, so they began to prepare for the worst. Then something mysterious happened.
The Health Issue: Learning From the...

The Health Issue: Learning From the Lazarus Effect

Most clinical trials for cancer drugs are failures. But for a handful of patients, a drug proves to be nearly a cure. What can science learn from these ?exceptional responders??

NY Times - Energy

Saudi Prince?s Elevation Will Have ...

Saudi Prince?s Elevation Will Have Far-Reaching Consequences in Energy

Prince Mohammed bin Salman?s becoming heir to the throne makes him an even more influential voice in global oil circles.
China Cancels Military Meeting With...

China Cancels Military Meeting With Vietnam Over Territorial Dispute

The public sign of discord is highly unusual for the two Communist neighbors, and it comes as Beijing seeks to expand its influence in the South China Sea.
Economic Scene: Fisticuffs Over the...

Economic Scene: Fisticuffs Over the Route to a Clean-Energy Future

A Stanford professor?s vision of an economy wholly powered by renewable fuels has drawn a heated rebuttal from scholars who question many of its assumptions.
Libya?s Increased Oil Production Th...

Libya?s Increased Oil Production Thwarts OPEC?s Reduction Plans

Despite the country?s political instability, its production has grown to 885,000 barrels a day, undercutting OPEC?s efforts to shrink supplies worldwide.
Exxon Mobil Lends Its Support to a ...

Exxon Mobil Lends Its Support to a Carbon Tax Proposal

The company is joining other oil companies and corporate giants to endorse a plan from the Climate Leadership Council to tax fossil fuels and pay the dividends to taxpayers.
Both Climate Leader and Oil Giant? ...

Both Climate Leader and Oil Giant? A Norwegian Paradox

While Norway wants to wean its own citizens off fossil fuels, it remains one of the world?s biggest petroleum producers and is revving up exports.

NY Times - Space

Parker Solar Probe Launches on NASA...

Parker Solar Probe Launches on NASA Voyage to ?Touch the Sun?

The spacecraft, which NASA says will ?touch the sun,? was carried from the launchpad atop three columns of flame early on Sunday morning.
NASA?s Parker Solar Probe Is Named ...

NASA?s Parker Solar Probe Is Named for Him. 60 Years Ago, No One Believed His Ideas About the Sun.

Eugene N. Parker predicted the existence of solar wind in 1958. The NASA spacecraft is the first named for a living person.
NASA Names Astronauts for Boeing an...

NASA Names Astronauts for Boeing and SpaceX Flights to International Space Station

Their voyages are scheduled for next year, and they would be the first American astronauts to launch from American soil since 2011.
Out There: Mars Is Frigid, Rusty an...

Out There: Mars Is Frigid, Rusty and Haunted. We Can?t Stop Looking at It.

An oasis in the sky inspires the imagination. A series of discoveries refreshes our yearning for the red planet.
A Large Body of Water on Mars Is De...

A Large Body of Water on Mars Is Detected, Raising the Potential for Alien Life

The discovery suggests that the liquid conditions beneath the icy southern polar cap may have provided one of the critical building blocks for life on the red planet.
Trilobites: The Young Sun?s Outburs...

Trilobites: The Young Sun?s Outbursts Were Trapped in Blue Crystals From Outer Space

Gases trapped inside a meteorite that fell to Earth offer the first physical clues of the ?terrible twos? phase of our star early in the life of the solar system.
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