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NASA Artemis Program and Stennis Space Center Set for Green Run Testing in 2020

14 hours 36 min ago
All eyes are on south Mississippi with this month's delivery and installation of NASA's Space Launch System (SLS) rocket's first core stage to Stennis Space Center for a milestone Green Run test series prior to its Artemis I flight. (NASA image) ...

Your Guide to the Most Anticipated Space Launches of 2020

14 hours 41 min ago
ISRO is gearing up for the first test flight of Gaganyaan in December 2020, without any crew followed by another test in mid-2021. ‌. Jatan Mehta · Science · Space. 1 minute ago. 2019 has been a thrilling year for space exploration with over 100 space ...

Interest Killed the… Mouse? – Clinical American

14 hours 48 min ago
Parasites survive and even within any other organism. And a few may even exchange the conduct in their host to spice up the percentages in their transmission. Take the single-celled Toxoplasma gondii. Mice inflamed with this computer virus seem to ...

Gran disgusted by vibrator shoved in letterbox as neighbour cleared in court

15 hours 15 min ago
Dorothy Urquhart said the sex toy “wasn't very clean” and had “stuff on it” but prosecutors dropped the case mid-trial after it emerged the vibrator hadn't been brought to trial. Share. By. Alan McEwen. 04:30, 24 JAN 2020. News · Enter your postcode for local ...

China Launches World's Biggest Telescope in Hunt for ET

15 hours 41 min ago
The world's largest radio telescope, which is hoped to help space research and the hunt for extraterrestrial life, is now fully operational. Known as the Five-hundred-Meter Aperture Spherical radio Telescope (FAST) – and nicknamed "Eye of the Sky" or "Eye of ...

Global Warming Protocol Failed At Eliminating Potent Greenhouse Gas, New Study Reveals

16 hours 32 min ago
A new study revealed that a global treaty established to protect Earth's ozone layer has failed to eliminate or even decrease the amount of a particular type of destructive greenhouse gas. The authors of the study suspect that certain countries that signed the ...

NASA's OSIRIS-REx Spacecraft Successfully Executes Closest Flyover Of Asteroid Bennu's Sample Site

16 hours 35 min ago
NASA's OSIRIS-REx spacecraft has recently executed a 620-metre flyover of Nightingale, a site located within a crater high in asteroid Bennu's northern hemisphere. This comes at least a month after NASA selected site for a sample collection from asteroid ...

York County student's suggestion for NASA's next Mars rover is a national finalist

16 hours 42 min ago
WASHINGTON — NASA's student naming contest for the next Mars rover moniker has been whittled down to just nine names, and one was created by a boy from York County. Eamon Reilly, a fourth grader at Sinking Springs Elementary School in Manchester ...

China just released the most stunning images from the far side of the Moon

17 hours 38 min ago
China started off 2019 by completing the first soft landing on the far side Earth's moon. It was a monumental achievement, and the months since the mission arrived at the Moon have been filled with interesting discoveries, including the discovery of a strange ...

Ghostly particles detected in condensates of light and matter

17 hours 47 min ago
Such states include superfluids and Bose-Einstein condensates (BECs). There is a beautiful purity in such exotic states, in which every particle is in the same quantum state, allowing quantum effects to be seen at a macroscopic level visible on a simple ...

Stennis Space Center sets stage for Artemis testing in 2020

17 hours 47 min ago
All eyes are on south Mississippi with this month's delivery and installation of NASA's Space Launch System (SLS) rocket's first core stage to Stennis Space Center for a milestone Green Run test series prior to its Artemis I flight. The Green Run testing will be ...

Stock up on Vitamin-C! Scientists find new viruses frozen inside Tibetan glacier

18 hours 31 min ago
While deep in the throes of a nasty cold and flu season here in America, be glad you're not infected with one of the ancient mystery viruses recently unearthed by scientists from the Byrd Polar and Climate Research Center at Ohio State University, whose ...

'Jumping genes' help stabilize DNA folding patterns

18 hours 35 min ago
“Jumping genes” — bits of DNA that can move from one spot in the genome to another — are well-known for increasing genetic diversity over the long course of evolution. Now, new research at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis indicates ...

This Word Means: Giant straight-tusked elephant

19 hours 42 min ago
About 800,000 years ago, a giant straight-tusked elephant migrated out of Africa and spread across Europe and Asia. Marked by a huge head (4.5 feet from the top of the skull roof to the base of the tusk sheaths), the elephant divided into many species, such ...

Scientists call for more effort to map the human exposome

19 hours 43 min ago
An international team of researchers is calling for a large-scale effort to map the health effects of cumulative exposure to environmental components such as chemical pollutants. Chemical Pollution. Image Credit: Schankz/Shutterstock.com. Referred to as “the ...

Did asteroid that hit Australia help thaw ancient 'snowball Earth'?

Thu, 01/23/2020 - 23:58
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Scientists have identified Earth's oldest-known impact crater, and in doing so may have solved a mystery about how our planet emerged from one of its most dire periods. FILE PHOTO: An illustration shows glaciers covering the ...

This is Probably Sandstone Layers on Mars. Absolutely Beautiful

Thu, 01/23/2020 - 23:44
NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO) has been in orbit around Mars for almost 14 years. It carries a variety of instruments with it, including the Compact Reconnaissance Imaging Spectrometer for Mars (CRISM) instrument. That instrument has ...

Fake SWAT calls hit tech execs, report says

Thu, 01/23/2020 - 23:38
People have been calling police about fake violent crimes at tech executives' homes, The New York Times reports. Getty Images. Tech executives including Instagram head Adam Mosseri are being targeted by hoaxes in which people call the police about ...

Star bucks: These 5 local firms are on the hunt for NASA lunar deal

Thu, 01/23/2020 - 23:33
NASA soon will begin awarding contracts to companies to design the system that will land astronauts on the moon by 2024 — and several firms in Central Florida are working to land some of that lunar work. The human lunar landing system will carry ...

SpaceX Ready for Troop Dragon in-flight Finishing Evaluation

Thu, 01/23/2020 - 23:32
Mark Wood Mark served in the Marine Corps as a Lance corporal before retiring to spend time with his wife and young boy. He operates part-time in construction and contains numerous hobbies which keep him busy. He founded Cole of Duty to write about ...

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