Astronomy
How to see super wolf blood moon hitting UK skies  Sky News · 58 minutes
Britons will need to rise early on Monday morning if they want to see one of the most spectacular astronomical events of the year - a super wolf... more
US spy satellite launched into orbit from California  ABC NEWS · 2 hours
A U.S. spy satellite has been launched into orbit from California's Vandenberg Air Force Base more
Russia Kicks Off Work on Countering 'Hazards' From Outer Space  ASTRO WATCH · 3 hours
According to the Russian Academy of Sciences (RAS), researchers have so far detected around 18,000 hazardous... more
Your sustainable diet for the year 2050: More nuts, less sugar and red meat  PHYS.ORG · 5 hours
Good news, Earthlings! An international team of scientists reports that it is indeed possible to feed everyone on the planet... more
Hulu cancels space drama The First after one season  THE VERGE · 5 hours
Hulu has canceled its space drama The First, after a single season, according to The Hollywood Reporter. The... more
SpaceX to Shift Starship Work From California to Texas  SPACE.COM · 8 hours
Less than a week after laying off 10 percent of its employees, SpaceX said Jan. 16 that it plans to shift work on at least prototypes of its next-generation launch... more
On This Day in Space! Jan. 19, 2006: New Horizons Launched  SPACE.COM · 8 hours
On January 19, 2006, NASA launched a spacecraft to Pluto! New Horizons is a spacecraft about the size of a grand piano, and it became the... more
CTA Prototype Telescope, the Schwarzschild-Couder Telescope, Inaugurated at Whipple Observatory in Arizona  ASTRO WATCH · 11 hours
On January 17, 2019, a prototype telescope proposed for the Cherenkov Telescope Array (CTA), the prototype Schwarzschild-Couder Telescope (pSCT) is being unveiled in a special... more
NASA and China collaborate on Moon exploration  PHYS.ORG · 12 hours
The space agencies of the United States and China are coordinating efforts on Moon exploration, NASA said Friday, as it navigates a strict legal framework aimed at protecting national security and preventing technology transfer... more
ExoMars Software Passes ESA Mars Yard Driving Test  ASTRO WATCH · 13 hours
Navigation software destined for the ExoMars 2020 mission to the Red Planet has passed a rover-based driving test at ESA’s... more
Shaky rings help scientists measure Saturn’s days  THE VERGE · 22 hours
A day on Saturn lasts for 10 hours, 33 minutes, and 38 seconds, according to a paper published in The Astrophysical Journal... more
NASA's Cassini Saturn Probe Makes Cameo in 'Star Trek: Discovery' Season 2 Premiere  SPACE.COM · 23 hours
Viewers watching "Star Trek: Discovery" last night (Jan. 17) were treated to a more realistic, awe-inspiring view of Saturn's rings, courtesy of... more
Bungie promises ‘future experiences’ in the Destiny universe  Windows Central · 1 day
Bungie is thinking about the future. A few days ago, Bungie announced that it was parting ways with Activision. A few months ago, Activision said that Destiny 2 was a sales disappointment... more
Saturn's rings are a relatively new addition, NASA says - CNET  CNET · 1 day
The Cassini spacecraft is long gone, but it's still helping scientists make new discoveries about the giant planet. more
NASA and China collaborate on Moon mission  PHYS.ORG · 1 day
The space agencies of the United States and China are in touch and coordinating efforts on Moon exploration, NASA said Friday as it navigates a strict legal framework aimed at preventing technology transfer to... more
A New Satellite Will (Safely) Drop 'Meteors' Over Hiroshima  LIVE SCIENCE · 1 day
There's a new satellite in space, and it was put there to drop "meteors" over the city of Hiroshima. more
Waves in Saturn's rings give precise measurement of planet's rotation rate  SCIENCE DAILY · 1 day
Saturn's distinctive rings were observed in unprecedented detail by NASA's Cassini spacecraft, and scientists have now used those observations to probe the interior of the giant... more
14 stunning all screen phones - CNET  CNET · 1 day
The iPhone XS, Galaxy S9 and other phones that have no borders around their displays have us, like, "Hnnnnnnnng." more
House spending bill fires warning shot at JWST  SPACE NEWS · 1 day
A new appropriations bill the House plans to vote on next week would provide $21.5 billion for NASA in 2019... more
On This Day in Space! Jan. 18, 2002: Gemini South Observatory Opens in Chile  SPACE.COM · 1 day
On Jan. 18, 2002, the National Science Foundation formally opened the Gemini South telescope in Chile. See how it happened... more
Here's How to Watch the Super Blood Moon Lunar Eclipse This Weekend  LIVE SCIENCE · 1 day
On Sunday, the moon will snuggle up as close as it ever does to Earth, passing through our planet's shadow and putting on a... more
Waves in Saturn's rings give precise measurement of planet's rotation rate  PHYS.ORG · 1 day
Saturn's distinctive rings were observed in unprecedented detail by NASA's Cassini spacecraft, and scientists have now used those observations to probe the interior of the giant... more
'Make love, not CO2': Swiss students march for climate action  PHYS.ORG · 1 day
Thousands of school children and university students across Switzerland skipped class on Friday to march in the streets and demand climate action, telling politicians "There is no planet... more
Shift to planetary health diet would impact UK land use and global water resources  PHYS.ORG · 1 day
The EAT-Lancet Commission on Food, Planet, Health has today released a 'planetary health diet', that advocates a radical shift in... more
Researchers find cooling effect of aerosols in cumulus and MSC clouds twice as high as thought  PHYS.ORG · 1 day
An international team of researchers has found evidence that suggests the cooling effect of aerosols in... more
Making stars when the universe was half its age  PHYS.ORG · 1 day
The universe is about 13.8 billion years old, and its stars are arguably its most momentous handiwork. Astronomers studying the intricacies of star formation across cosmic time are trying to... more
Asteroids are smacking Earth twice as often as before  CBC · 1 day
Giant rocks from space are falling from the sky more than they used to, Canadian-led research has found. more
14 stunning bezel-less phones - CNET  CNET · 1 day
The iPhone XS, Galaxy S9 and other phones that have no borders around their displays have us, like, "Hnnnnnnnng." more
Here's How a Huge Exoplanet Very Close to Earth Could Hide Strange Forms of Life  LIVE SCIENCE · 1 day
There's a rocky planet in our stellar neighborhood that's very big and cold. However, scientists argue, it might... more
1st Interstellar Visitor 'Oumuamua Is Actually Not That Special  LIVE SCIENCE · 1 day
A cigar-shaped space rock named 'Oumuamua caused quite a stir when it became the first interstellar visitor discovered in our solar system. Is it an asteroid, a comet or an... more
Huge New Solar Telescope Shares Science Excitement with Neighboring Schools  SPACE.COM · 1 day
This summer, the most powerful solar telescope ever built should make its first observations of our sun — but the excitement isn't just for scientists, the telescope team... more
Image: Jupiter-family comet 46P Wirtanen  PHYS.ORG · 1 day
The ghostly green glow at the very top of this image reveals the presence of 46P Wirtanen – a relatively small comet with an estimated diameter of 1.2 kilometers. Had the path of history taken a different course,... more
A new gravitational wave detector is almost ready to join the search  SCIENCE-NEWS · 1 day
Buried deep underground, Japan’s KAGRA detector relies on components cooled to just 20 degrees above absolute zero. more
Japan Satellite Blasts Into Space to Deliver Artificial Meteors  Gadgets 360 · 1 day
A rocket carrying a satellite on a mission to deliver the world's first artificial meteor shower blasted into space on Friday, Japanese scientists said. more
NASA's Cassini Probe Reveals New Details on Saturn's Rings: Study  Gadgets 360 · 1 day
The findings, led by scientists from Rome's Sapienza University, indicate that Saturn's rings formed between 10 million and 100 million years ago. more
Saturn Hasn’t Always Had Rings  ASTRO WATCH · 1 day
One of the last acts of NASA’s Cassini spacecraft before its death plunge into Saturn’s hydrogen and helium atmosphere was to coast between the planet and... more
ISRO Says Gaganyaan Crew Module, Crew Service Module Design to Be Finalised Soon  Gadgets 360 · 2 days
"The design for crew module (that would carry the Indian astronauts) and crew service module will be finalised soon," K. Sivan, Chairman... more
Japan satellite blasts into space to deliver artificial meteors  PHYS.ORG · 2 days
A rocket carrying a satellite on a mission to deliver the world's first artificial meteor shower blasted into space on Friday, Japanese scientists said. more
More Asteroids Strike Earth Since Age of Dinosaurs: Study  Gadgets 360 · 2 days
The mounting pace began around 290 million years ago, and likely coincides with some kind of large cosmic smashup in the main asteroid belt between the orbits of Mars and... more
SpaceX to build its Starship in Texas... for now - CNET  CNET · 2 days
Elon Musk's company has cancelled its long-term plans to assemble its biggest rockets at the Port of Los Angeles. more
Plant based diet could be the best option for the planet says commission  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 days
An international team has devised the best possible diet for the planet and it seems that the diet is mainly plant based.... more
Japan Launches Meteor-Spawning Minisatellite, 6 Other Spacecraft to Orbit  SPACE.COM · 2 days
Japan launched seven spacecraft to Earth orbit today (Jan. 17), including a little satellite designed to create dazzling artificial meteor showers. more
Diet and food production must radically change to save planet  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 days
Transformation of the global food system is urgently needed as more than 3 billion people are malnourished (including people who are undernourished and overnourished), and food production is... more
Here’s how SpaceX’s Crew Dragon capsule will look motoring in from sea  TechCrunch · 2 days
If you're coming back from space at high speeds, it's generally safer to descend over water than land, for a number of reasons. Certainly... more
Saturn hasn't always had rings  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 days
In its last days, the Cassini spacecraft looped between Saturn and its rings so that Earth-based radio telescopes could track the gravitational tug of each. Scientists have now used these measurements to determine the mass of the rings... more
Deep Space 1: Providing a Wealth of New Space Technology  SPACE.COM · 2 days
The primary mission for NASA's Deep Space 1 was to test out a dozen new advanced technologies. During the spacecraft's ride through space, it also swung by an... more
Aerosol-driven droplet concentrations dominate coverage and water of oceanic low level clouds  Science Magazine · 2 days
Lack of reliable estimates of cloud condensation nuclei (CCN) aerosols over oceans has severely limited our ability to quantify their effects on cloud properties... more
Scientists find increase in asteroid impacts on ancient Earth by studying the Moon  PHYS.ORG · 2 days
An international team of scientists is challenging our understanding of a part of Earth's history by looking at the Moon, the most... more
Saturn hasn't always had rings  PHYS.ORG · 2 days
One of the last acts of NASA's Cassini spacecraft before its death plunge into Saturn's hydrogen and helium atmosphere was to coast between the planet and its rings and let them tug it around, essentially acting as a... more
Asteroids are smacking Earth twice as often as before  ABC NEWS · 2 days
A new study finds that we're still in a period when asteroids are crashing into Earth more than they used to more
Bizarre Superfluid Could Explain the Existence of the Modern Universe  SPACE.COM · 2 days
Back in the first moment of the universe, everything was hot and dense and in perfect balance. A new quantum experiment aims to show how that changed. more
Saturn's Rings May Be Younger Than the Dinosaurs  SPACE.COM · 2 days
Saturn has not always had rings — the planet's haloes may date only to the age of dinosaurs, or after it, a new study finds. more
What Moon Craters Can Tell Us About Earth, and Our Solar System  SPACE.COM · 2 days
Asteroid impacts have a bad reputation here on Earth — it's the dinosaurs' signature public relations victory — but it's the moon that really... more
Watch Japan Launch a Meteor-Shower-Making Mini-Satellite and More Tonight!  SPACE.COM · 2 days
A Japanese Epsilon rocket will launch a suite of seven experimental satellites this evening (Jan. 17), including one little cubesat that will test out creating artificial meteors. more
Houston, We Have a Protest: NASA Space Center Workers Push Back at Government Shutdown  SPACE.COM · 2 days
As the federal government shutdown nears its fourth week with no end in sight, some NASA employees gathered in Houston... more
VLT Captures Incredible Image of Messier 61  SCI-NEWS.COM · 2 days
ESO’s Very Large Telescope (VLT) at the Paranal Observatory in Chile has captured an amazing new photo of the spiral galaxy Messier... more
Get the Nebula Mars II portable projector for an all-time low price of $360 - CNET  CNET · 2 days
Cheapskate exclusive! Turn any wall into a big-screen theater with this amazing lunchbox-style DLP projector. Plus:... more
Eating Red Meat Is Wreaking Havoc on Earth. So, Stop It!  LIVE SCIENCE · 2 days
There's a new diet in town, and it offers a two-for-one special: People can help the planet and even live longer … so long as they... more
European Space Agency leaders expect a challenging year ahead  SPACE NEWS · 2 days
Amid difficulties for the European launch industry, and with Brexit looming on the horizon, European Space Agency executives... more
ExoMars software passes ESA Mars Yard driving test  ESA · 2 days
Navigation software destined for the ExoMars 2020 mission to the Red Planet has passed a rover-based driving test at ESA’s... more
How to feed a growing population healthy food without ruining the planet  PHYS.ORG · 2 days
If we're serious about feeding the world's growing population healthy food, and not ruining the planet, we need to get used to a new... more
A Rare Kind of Black Hole May Be Wandering Around Our Milky Way  LIVE SCIENCE · 2 days
Scientists think that they've spotted a rare, Jupiter-size black hole casually strolling through the Milky Way galaxy. more
Watch Ultima Thule Spin Like a Propeller in This Awesome New Horizons Flyby Video  SPACE.COM · 2 days
The distant object Ultima Thule spins into view in a dramatic new video captured by NASA's New Horizons spacecraft. more
Zirconium isotope a master at neutron capture  PHYS.ORG · 2 days
The probability that a nucleus will absorb a neutron is important to many areas of nuclear science, including the production of elements in the cosmos, reactor performance, nuclear medicine and defense applications. more
The one that got away  ESA · 3 days
Operations image of the week: High above the majestic 'Dirdle Door' rock formation in Dorset, comet 46P/Wirtanen hurries by – an alien rock formation once destined... more
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ExoMars software passes ESA Mars Yard driving test
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