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Thick Dust Clouds Spotted Near Martian Ice Cap
SPACE.COM A thick cloud of dust moves over the surface of Mars near the planet's north polar ice cap in a stunning photograph. 2 hours
Watch Live Tonight: SpaceX Launches Telstar Communications Satellite
SPACE.COM SpaceX will launch a powerful Telstar communications satellite into orbit early Sunday morning (July 22), testing out its new Block 5 version of the Falcon 9 rocket for the second time. 2 hours
Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter: Mapping Mars in High Definition
SPACE.COM The orbiter has been snapping pictures of the Red Planet since 2006. 12 hours
Let NASA take you to the moon with Debussy's Clair de Lune - CNET
CNET Breathtaking moon imagery pairs beautifully with Debussy's contemplative tune. 14 hours
star trek is getting a series of standalone mini short treks episodes Star Trek is getting a series of standalone mini ‘Short Treks’ episodes
THE VERGE When Star Trek: Discovery’s original showrunner, Bryan Fuller, first met with CBS executives about bringing a new Star Trek series to the small screen,... 15 hours
Europe's Life-Hunting Mars Rover Needs a Name
SPACE.COM The UK Space Agency has launched a public competition to name the U.K.-built ExoMars rover, which is scheduled to launch toward the Red Planet on a life-hunting mission in 2020. 15 hours
newly discovered asteroid to fly by earth on saturday Newly Discovered Asteroid to Fly By Earth on Saturday
ASTRO WATCH A newly detected asteroid, known as 2018 NE1, is expected to fly by the Earth on Saturday, July... 15 hours
Star Trek: Discovery's season 2 trailer revealed at Comic-Con 2018 video - CNET
CNET Watch the next step in the Discovery crew's adventures through the universe. 15 hours
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ASTRO WATCH ESO’s Very Large Telescope (VLT) has achieved first light with a new adaptive optics mode called laser tomography — and has captured... 15 hours
NASA prepares to fly probe into Sun's scorching atmosphere
REUTERS NASA is preparing to send a probe closer to the Sun than any other spacecraft has ventured, enduring... 16 hours
Guardians of the Galaxy 3 director James Gunn fired over offensive tweets - CNET
CNET Guardians just lost its director and creative visionary. 16 hours
x ray data may be first evidence of a star devouring a planet X-Ray Data May Be First Evidence of a Star Devouring a Planet
ASTRO WATCH For nearly a century, astronomers have puzzled over the curious variability of young stars residing in the Taurus-Auriga constellation some 450 light years from... 16 hours
Parachutes for NASA's Next Crewed Spaceship Pass Key Test (Photo)
SPACE.COM The parachutes that will slow NASA's Orion crew capsule during its descent back to Earth aced an important test last week. 17 hours
Disney fires Guardians of the Galaxy director James Gunn over tweets - CNET
CNET Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3 just lost its director and creative visionary. 17 hours
Two NASA satellites confirm Tropical Cyclone Ampil's heaviest rainfall shift
PHYS.ORG VIDEO Two NASA satellites observed Tropical Storm Ampil in six and a half hours and found the storm's heaviest rainfall occurring in a band of thunderstorms shifted from north... 17 hours
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ASTRO WATCH As Japan’s Hayabusa2 drew closer to its target Ryugu asteroid, a strange new planetoid came into view –... 17 hours
James Gunn fired from ‘Guardians of the Galaxy 3’ after offensive tweets resurface
TechCrunch Disney fired director James Gunn from the set of Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3, the company confirmed at Comic Con this... 17 hours
writer director james gunn fired from guardians of the galaxy vol 3 over offensive tweets Writer-director James Gunn fired from Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3 over offensive tweets
THE VERGE Disney has fired writer-director James Gunn from Guardians... 17 hours
NASA prepares to launch Parker Solar Probe, a mission to touch the Sun
PHYS.ORG VIDEO Early on an August morning, the sky near Cape Canaveral, Florida, will light up with the launch of Parker Solar Probe. No... 17 hours
James Gunn Off Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3 Following 'Offensive' Tweets
SPACE.COM Writer/director James Gunn has been removed from Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3 and his relationship with Marvel and parent company Walt Disney have... 17 hours
Disney reportedly fires 'Guardians of the Galaxy' director James Gunn over tweets - CNET
CNET Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3 reportedly just lost its director and creative visionary. 17 hours
SpaceX ramps up rollout of its new Falcon 9 rocket fleet - CNET
CNET Elon Musk's radically reusable rockets mean more dramatic droneship landings are in our future. 19 hours
Anomalous Hall effect derived from multiple Weyl nodes in high-mobility EuTiO3 films
Science Magazine EuTiO3, a magnetic semiconductor with a simple band structure, is one of the ideal systems to control the anomalous Hall effect (AHE) by tuning... 19 hours
ESA’s Mars Express Orbiter Spots Small-Scale Dust Storm
SCI-NEWS.COM A new image from the High Resolution Stereo Camera (HRSC) aboard ESA’s Mars Express spacecraft shows a local dust storm... 19 hours
Russian space agency confirms security agency search
ABC NEWS Russia's space agency is confirming that federal security agents have searched two of its daughter operations, following a report that their workers were suspected of treason for cooperating with the West 21 hours
As Opportunity Rover Sleeps, Other NASA Craft Study Mars' Raging Dust Storm
SPACE.COM NASA’s Opportunity rover remains silent on the Red Planet, blanketed by a monster dust storm that many other Mars spacecraft are studying in detail. 21 hours
One giant sale: Neil Armstrong's collection goes to auction
PHYS.ORG Admirers of Neil Armstrong and space exploration have a chance to own artifacts and mementos that belonged to the modest man who became a global hero by becoming the first... 21 hours
On This Day In Space! July 20, 1969: Apollo 11 Astronauts Take the First Moonwalk
SPACE.COM On July 20, 1969, human beings walked on the moon for the very first time! See how it... 22 hours
Urgent change needed to regulate the environmental impacts of chemicals
PHYS.ORG International study has identified the most important questions that researchers must address in order to help protect our planet over the next decade 22 hours
'Apollo 11' Film to Show First Moon Landing Like Never Before
SPACE.COM A new cinematic space event film promises to show audiences the historic Apollo 11 first moon landing mission like they have never seen before. "Apollo 11"... 22 hours
UK space officials seek nifty name for Mars rover
PHYS.ORG The U.K. Space Agency is looking for a catchy name for the ExoMars Rover being developed for use in a mission set for 2020. 23 hours
How to weigh stars with gravitational lensing
PHYS.ORG Astronomy & Astrophysics publishes the predictions of the passages of foreground stars in front of background stars. A team of astronomers, using ultra-precise measurements from the Gaia satellite, have accurately forecast two passages in... 23 hours
New solar sailing technology for NASA
SCIENCE DAILY Researchers is taking solar sailing to the next level with advanced photonic materials. This new class of materials could be used to steer reflected or transmitted photons and enable near-Earth, interplanetary and interstellar space travel. 23 hours
Watch Astronauts Set Foot on the Moon in Historic NASA Footage Streaming Today
SPACE.COM Forty-nine years ago today, on July 20, 1969, humans set foot on the moon for the first time in history. 23 hours
NASA Releases Spectacular New Infrared Images of Titan
SCI-NEWS.COM The newly-released series of images, made from data obtained by the Visual and Infrared Mapping Spectrometer (VIMS) instrument on board... 23 hours
Did a rogue star change the makeup of our solar system?
PHYS.ORG A team of researchers from the Max-Planck Institute and Queen's University has used new information to test a theory that suggests a rogue star passed close... 23 hours
Researchers study gravitational lensing around an extremely dense galaxy cluster
PHYS.ORG Dark matter halos are theoretical bodies inside which galaxies are suspended; the halo's mass dominates the total mass. These halos cannot be observed directly, but astronomers infer their... 24 hours
How satellites and other aerial technologies have changed society
PHYS.ORG Satellites have changed the way we experience the world, by beaming back images from around the globe and letting us explore the planet through online maps and other visuals. Such... 24 hours
Capturing the shadow of Saturn's moon Titan from right here on Earth
PHYS.ORG Titan is Saturn's largest moon, and it is more like a planet than a moon in many respects. 24 hours
from world s 2nd best to sidelined mun hyperloop team gunning for a comeback From world's 2nd best to sidelined, MUN Hyperloop team gunning for a comeback
CBC "It was very demotivating," says Canadian lead of not getting... 1 day
Study suggests meat and dairy industry on track to surpass oil companies as biggest greenhouse gas emitters
PHYS.ORG Researchers at the Institute for Agriculture and Trade Policy and GRAIN have released a... 1 day
'Marsy McMarsface': What would you call new rover?
Sky News The European Space Agency is looking for a name for its new Mars rover which will land on the red planet in 2021. 1 day
Northwestern rocket to launch July 22 to explore 'star stuff'
PHYS.ORG As astronomer Carl Sagan famously said, "We are made of star stuff." So to better understand ourselves, we must look out into the galaxy. 1 day
Image: Technicians ensure James Webb Space Telescope's sunshield survives stresses experienced during liftoff
PHYS.ORG Technicians ensure James Webb Space Telescope's sunshield survives stresses experienced during liftoff 1 day
CALET succeeds in direct measurements of cosmic ray electron spectrum up to 4.8 TeV
PHYS.ORG An international team of researchers extended their results from a previous study to directly measure the cosmic-ray all-electron (electron +... 1 day
name europe s robot to roam and search for life on mars Name Europe’s robot to roam and search for life on Mars
ESA The UK Space Agency has launched a competition to name a rover that is... 1 day
New training platform for big data analysis
PHYS.ORG Studies indicate that more than 95 percent of researchers in the life sciences are already working with big data or plan to do so—but more than 65 percent state that they only have minimal... 1 day
Happy Anniversary, Viking 1! What Early Landers Taught Us About Mars
SPACE.COM NASA's Viking 1 Mars lander pulled off the first American touchdown on the Red Planet 42 years ago today (July 20). The mission reshaped our understanding... 1 day
how new telescope technology captured this image of neptune from down here on earth How new telescope technology captured this image of Neptune from down here on Earth
CBC VIDEO It's big, cold, blue and 4.3 billion kilometres... 1 day
This Funko Pop dress is made of 500 Jack Skellington heads - CNET
CNET For the fifth edition of the Her Universe Fashion Show, Ashley Eckstein surprised fans with a 400-pound couture dress made of the... 1 day
advocates cite morhard s senate experience as key strength for nasa post Advocates cite Morhard’s Senate experience as key strength for NASA post
SPACE NEWS A week after the White House announced its intent to nominate a Senate aide... 1 day
Watch the Mars dust storm transform the entire planet - CNET
CNET Mars' face has completely changed thanks to a planet-engulfing dust storm that has been raging since June 20. 1 day
minor geomagnetic storm may hit earth this weekend Minor Geomagnetic Storm May Hit Earth This Weekend
ASTRO WATCH A G1-class (minor) geomagnetic storm may hit the Earth on between July 20 and 23, according to the National Oceanic... 2 days
Comic-Con 2018: Star Trek Discovery costumes, weapons and art - CNET
CNET Brace yourself for Star Trek Discovery's second season with a look back at some (spoiler-filled) costumes from the Mirror Universe and beyond. 2 days
Young Star May Be Devouring a Planet
SPACE.COM Researchers at NASA's Chandra X-ray Observatory may have watched a young star devouring a planet. 2 days
martian atmosphere behaves as one Martian Atmosphere Behaves as One
ASTRO WATCH New research using a decade of data from ESA’s Mars Express has found clear signs of the complex martian atmosphere acting as a single, interconnected system,... 2 days
discovering structure in the outer corona Discovering Structure in the Outer Corona
ASTRO WATCH In 1610, Galileo redesigned the telescope and discovered Jupiter’s four largest moons. Nearly 400 years later, NASA’s Hubble Space Telescope used its powerful optics... 2 days
Traveling to the sun: Why won't Parker Solar Probe melt?
SCIENCE DAILY This summer, NASA's Parker Solar Probe will launch to travel closer to the Sun, deeper into the solar atmosphere, than any mission before it. Cutting-edge technology and engineering... 2 days
Traveling to the sun: Why won't Parker Solar Probe melt?
PHYS.ORG VIDEO This summer, NASA's Parker Solar Probe will launch to travel closer to the Sun, deeper into the solar atmosphere, than any mission before it. If Earth was at... 2 days
Rebecca Masterson appointed AeroAstro principal research scientist
MIT Mechanical engineer and instrument scientist on NASA's OSIRIS-REx mission is the first female principal research scientist in the department's history. 2 days
On a remote Pacific island, this doctor has revived a 60-year quest to eradicate a disfiguring disease
Science Magazine A cheap one-dose antibiotic treatment might wipe yaws, a forgotten disease, off the face... 2 days
Why the platypus gave up suckling, and how gravity waves clear clouds
Science Magazine Suckling mothers milk is a pretty basic feature of being a mammal. Humans do it. Possums do it. But monotremes such as the platypus... 2 days
Aqua Satellite finds a more organized, large Tropical Storm Ampil
PHYS.ORG When NASA's Aqua satellite passed over the Northwestern Pacific Ocean on July 19, the large Tropical Storm Ampil appeared much more organized than it did the previous day. 2 days
Dazzling Views Show Saturn Moon Titan's Surface Like Never Before
SPACE.COM The mysterious surface of Saturn's huge moon Titan comes into gloriously sharp focus in newly released photos captured by NASA's Cassini spacecraft. 2 days
See dust clouds storm across Mars in startling image - CNET
CNET A Mars dust storm rolls out like an apocalyptic vision in the image from the European Space Agency. 2 days
Tropical Cyclone Son-Tinh makes landfall and NASA examines its trail of rainfall
PHYS.ORG VIDEO Tropical Cyclone Son-Tinh made landfall in Vietnam and left a trail of heavy rainfall in its wake. NASA's Global Precipitation Measurement mission or GPM... 2 days
CALET succeeds in direct measurements of cosmic-ray electron spectrum up to 4.8 TeV
SCIENCE DAILY Researchers have succeeded in the direct, high-precision measurements of cosmic-ray electron spectrum up to 4.8 TeV, based on observations with the Calorimetric... 2 days
NASA aims for moon space station for live-in astronauts in next 10 years - CNET
CNET The "gateway" would linger in lunar orbit, making long-term missions feasible. 2 days
Tiny Satellite Begins Hunt for Missing Milky-Way Matter
SPACE.COM A tiny satellite has started investigating the halo of incredibly hot gas surrounding the Milky Way — and it could help scientists track down the huge amount of missing matter in the... 2 days
Milky Way Galaxy Is 'Disturbed' and More Revealed in ESA Gaia Mission Data (Video)
SPACE.COM The European Gaia spacecraft recently released a catalog of the positions of 1.7 billion stars, mapping our stellar neighbors around... 2 days
Young Star Caught Snacking on Planetary Debris
SCI-NEWS.COM For decades, astronomers have puzzled over the variability of young stars residing in Taurus-Auriga dark clouds, a group of molecular clouds located... 2 days
World's first artificial meteor shower to light sky in 2020
Sky News A Japanese company which claims it can produce shooting stars on demand has said it will create the world's first artificial meteor shower in 2020. 2 days
Best phones with wireless charging: iPhone X, Galaxy S9, LG G7 and more - CNET
CNET A look at the top phones you can get with wireless charging built right in. 2 days
astronomers spy nearby star that could be eating a planet Astronomers spy nearby star that could be eating a planet
CBC A nearby baby star suddenly started looking a bit strange last year. Now astronomers think they... 2 days
Ultra-bright early galaxies may be less common than we think
PHYS.ORG Ultra-bright galaxies in the early universe may be less common than initially thought, new research conducted using the Hubble Space Telescope has found. 2 days
Orion parachutes chalk up another test success in Arizona
PHYS.ORG The parachute system for Orion, America's spacecraft that will carry humans to deep space, deployed as planned after being dropped from an altitude of 6.6 miles on July 12, at... 2 days
NASA debuts online toolkit to promote commercial use of satellite data
PHYS.ORG While NASA's policy of free and open remote-sensing data has long benefited the scientific community, other government agencies and nonprofit organizations, it has significant untapped potential... 2 days
The best phones with facial recognition: iPhone X, Galaxy S9, LG G7 and more - CNET
CNET A look at the most popular phones that let you unlock the screen (and sometimes even... 2 days
Wandering Star May Have Disrupted Outer Solar System's Order
SPACE.COM There's something strange about the outer solar system — and that could be the signature of a long-ago visit to our neighborhood. 2 days
Universe Expansion 'Detective Story' Examined with New Tool
SPACE.COM A new technique that analyzes clashing observations may help solve the mystery behind the expansion of the universe. 2 days
Dr. Pulsar and Mr. Magnetar? 2 Star Types May Turn into Each Other
SPACE.COM Are two different types of stars actually the same thing? Research of recent years shows that kinds of exotic stars — known... 2 days
Concentrated solar power will help China cut costs of climate action, study finds
PHYS.ORG Solar thermal energy turns out to be the key to China meeting its climate commitments. A new study investigates the best combination... 2 days
Image: Moon, Mars, station
PHYS.ORG This image was taken by ESA astronaut Alexander Gerst from the International Space Station on 30 June 2018 when the Moon and Mars were at its closest so far during his six-month Horizons mission. 2 days
a storm rolls in A storm rolls in
ESA Mars Express imaged a local dust storm in April, a precursor to the dramatic planet-circling event that followed 2 days
Shooting stars on demand: Japan start-up plans 2020 meteor shower
PHYS.ORG A Japanese start-up developing "shooting stars on demand" says it will be ready to deliver the world's first artificial meteor shower in a spectacular show over Hiroshima in... 2 days
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ASTRO WATCH A collaborative research team in Japan has taken the first steps to understanding how... 2 days
ESO’s Very Large Telescope Captures Sharp Images of Neptune
SCI-NEWS.COM The Multi Unit Spectroscopic Explorer (MUSE) instrument on ESO’s Very Large Telescope (VLT) has achieved the first light... 2 days
NASA may have glimpsed a star 'devouring a planet' for the first time - CNET
CNET There's a star, man, waiting in the sky. It's likely to have eaten a planet in recent times. 2 days
NASA's new mini satellite will study Milky Way's halo
SCIENCE DAILY A new mission called HaloSat will help scientists search for the universe's missing matter by studying X-rays from hot gas surrounding the Milky Way galaxy. 3 days
X-ray data may be first evidence of a star devouring a planet
SCIENCE DAILY An analysis of X-ray data suggests the first observations of a star swallowing a planet, and may also explain the star's mysterious dimming. 3 days
Warming rivers make marked contribution to global greenhouse gas levels
SCIENCE DAILY Warming streams and rivers could be disproportionately contributing to the amount of planet-warming greenhouse gases, according to a new study. 3 days
Scott Kelly Gets Real with Reddit in New Video
SPACE.COM As part of a new video series, retired NASA astronaut Scott Kelly got real about life in space, "Star Trek" and a creepy ball of urine. 3 days
Astronomers spy nearby star that could be chomping a planet
ABC NEWS Astronomers may have caught a relatively nearby star munching on a planet or mini-planets 3 days
NASA could launch satellites from UK spaceports
Sky News NASA could one day launch satellites from Britain, the new space agency boss has told Sky News. 3 days
Princeton's McComas will lead IMAP, a NASA mission to study the heliosphere
PHYS.ORG Princeton astrophysicist David McComas will be the principal investigator for a science mission to sample, analyze and map particles streaming to Earth from the... 3 days
New, Life-Hunting Organic Molecule Analyzer Set to Launch to Mars in 2020 (Video)
SPACE.COM Europe's upcoming Mars rover features a powerful toaster oven-size lab that will search for signs of life on the Red Planet. 3 days
On This Day In Space! July 18, 1980: India Launches 1st Indigenous Satellite
SPACE.COM On July 18, 1980, India launched its first satellite into orbit. See how it happened in our On This Day in Space... 3 days
Funko is getting into Fortnite toys because it’d be dumb not to
TechCrunch Funko. Even if you don’t know the name, you’ve probably seen their toys. They’re the ones who make those figurines with the big ol’... 3 days
from an almost perfect universe to the best of both worlds From an Almost Perfect Universe to the Best of Both Worlds
ASTRO WATCH It was 21 March 2013. The world’s scientific press had either gathered in ESA’s... 3 days
Observations of the Early Universe Reaffirm the Existence of Dark Matter and Dark Energy
SPACE.COM Dark matter and dark energy may be weird and (as of now) inexplicable, but they do seem to exist. 3 days
How new telescope technology captured this image of Neptune from down here on Earth
Two NASA satellites confirm Tropical Cyclone Ampil's heaviest rainfall shift
NASA prepares to launch Parker Solar Probe, a mission to touch the Sun
Tropical Cyclone Son-Tinh makes landfall and NASA examines its trail of rainfall
Traveling to the sun: Why won't Parker Solar Probe melt?
Team creates high-fidelity images of Sun's atmosphere
Blue Origin will push its rocket ‘to its limits’ with high-altitude emergency abort test today
Ready or not, the world’s first VR water slide is here
Single-celled architects inspire new nanotechnology
A scientist's final paper looks toward Earth's future climate
India's deadly monsoon rainfall measured with NASA's IMERG
Observatories team up to reveal rare double asteroid
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Astronomers trace the source of a high-energy particle that slammed into Earth
More than century-old riddle resolved—a blazar is a source of high-energy neutrinos
James Webb Space Telescope to inspect atmospheres of gas giant exoplanets
NASA surveys hurricane damage to Puerto Rico's forests
Colorful celestial landscape
Sound of electromagnetic energy moving between Saturn, Enceladus
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A Russian cargo ship will try to break the record for fastest trip to the space station
Will Smith hosts National Geographic's "One Strange Rock"
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