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In planet formation, it's location, location, location  PHYS.ORG · 10 hours
Astronomers using NASA's Hubble Space Telescope are finding that planets have a tough time forming in the rough-and-tumble central region of the massive, crowded star cluster Westerlund 2. Located 20,000 light-years away, Westerlund 2... more
Looking back in time with Herschel and Planck  ESA · 21 hours
Image: Candidate precursors of galaxy clusters as observed with the SPIRE instrument on ESA's Herschel space observatory more
'Go for launch': SpaceX, NASA set for milestone mission  PHYS.ORG · 1 day
SpaceX's landmark launch to the International Space Station—the first crewed mission to blast off from US soil in almost a decade and a first for the commercial sector—was set to... more
'Go for launch': Space X, NASA set for landmark mission  PHYS.ORG · 1 day
SpaceX's landmark launch to the International Space Station—the first crewed mission to blast off from US soil in almost a decade and a first for the commercial sector—was... more
SpaceX will launch NASA astronauts for the 1st time today. Here's what to expect.  LIVE SCIENCE · 2 days
SpaceX's first-ever crewed mission, a test flight called Demo-2, is scheduled to launch at 4:33 p.m. EDT today (May 27)... more
A new scheme for satellite-based quantum-secure time transfer  PHYS.ORG · 2 days
Researchers at the University of Science and Technology of China have recently introduced a new satellite-based quantum-secure time transfer (QSTT) protocol that could enable more secure communications between different satellites or other... more
Rocketman (and woman): Elon and Gwynne, the pair who made SpaceX  PHYS.ORG · 4 days
Space Exploration Technologies Corp.—commonly known as SpaceX—is slated to send two astronauts into space on Wednesday. Despite not yet being 20 years old, the company has... more
SpaceX ready to launch astronauts into space for the first time  PHYS.ORG · 4 days
In the beginning, everyone was skeptical. But Elon Musk's SpaceX defied expectations—and on Wednesday hopes to make history by ferrying two NASA astronauts into space, the... more
Astronomers spot twinkling heart of milky way  nanowerk · 7 days
Astronomers found quasi-periodic flickers in millimeter-waves from the center of the Milky Way. The team interpreted these blinks to be due to the rotation of radio spots circling the supermassive black hole with an... more
ALMA spots twinkling heart of Milky Way  PHYS.ORG · 7 days
Astronomers using the Atacama Large Millimeter/submillimeter Array (ALMA) found quasi-periodic flickers in millimeter-waves from the center of the Milky Way, Sagittarius (Sgr) A*. The team interpreted these blinks to be due to the rotation... more
ALMA spots twinkling heart of the Milky Way  SCIENCE DAILY · 7 days
Astronomers have found quasi-periodic flickers in millimeter-waves from the center of the Milky Way, Sagittarius (Sgr) A*. The team interpreted these blinks to be due to the rotation of radio spots circling... more
Space exploration's next frontier: Remote-controlled robonauts  PHYS.ORG · 1 week
As Japan's second female astronaut to fly up in the Space Shuttle Discovery, Naoko Yamazaki didn't expect to spend a quarter of her time dusting, feeding mice and doing other menial jobs. more
A new tool to map the flow of info within living cells  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
How do cells move? Why do they move? Why do some cancer cells move slowly while others move quickly, causing a cancerous tumor to... more
US military's mystery space plane rockets back toward orbit  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
The U.S. military's mystery space plane rocketed toward orbit again Sunday, this time with an extra load of science experiments. more
Expandable foam for 3-D printing large objects  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
It's a frustrating limitation of 3-D printing: Printed objects must be smaller than the machine making them. Huge machines are impractical for printing large parts because they take up too much space and require... more
Researchers simulate the core of Mars to investigate its composition and origin  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
Earth-based experiments on iron-sulfur alloys thought to comprise the core of Mars reveal details about the planet's seismic properties for the first time. This... more
What's Mars made of?  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 weeks
Earth-based experiments on iron-sulfur alloys thought to comprise the core of Mars reveal details about the planet's seismic properties for the first time. This information will be compared to observations made by Martian space probes in the near future. Whether... more
Prenatal development of human immunity  Science Magazine · 3 weeks
The blood and immune systems develop in parallel during early prenatal life. Waves of hematopoiesis separated in anatomical space and time give rise to circulating and tissue-resident immune cells. Previous observations have relied on animal models, which differ... more
Phytoplankton: Shedding light on the ocean's living carbon pump  PHYS.ORG · 3 weeks
Phytoplankton play a crucial role in ocean biology and climate. Understanding the natural processes that influence phytoplankton primary production, and how they are changing as the planet warms, is vital.... more
Shedding light on the ocean’s living carbon pump  ESA · 3 weeks
Phytoplankton play a crucial role in ocean biology and climate. Understanding the natural processes that influence phytoplankton primary production, and... more
NASA, SpaceX target historic spaceflight despite pandemic  PHYS.ORG · 4 weeks
NASA and SpaceX said Friday they were pressing ahead with plans to launch astronauts to space from US soil for the first time in nearly a decade later on this month, despite the coronavirus... more
Three-dimensional magnetism and the Dzyaloshinskii-Moriya interaction in S = 3/2 kagome staircase Co3V2O8  Science Magazine · 4 weeks
Time-of-flight neutron data reveal spin waves in the ferromagnetic ground state of the kagome staircase material Co3V2O8. While previous work has treated... more
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