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Feb 27 2019

AOC Wonders Whether Having Children Is "OK"

Fox News hosts on Tuesday slammed Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-N.Y.) for arguing that young Americans should consider whether they want to give birth to children ami...

Feb 23 2019

Israeli Pride Swells as Moon Mission Successfully Lifts Off

The 585-kilogram, dishwasher-sized lander was built by Israeli nonprofit space venture SpaceIL and state-owned defence contractor Israel Aerospace Industries (IAI) ...

Feb 04 2019

Hubble fortuitously discovers a new galaxy in the cosmic neighbourhood

Astronomers have often noted evidence of smaller galaxies being pulled apart or consumed by larger ones. An global team of scientists was using photos from NASA's Hu...

Jan 21 2019

Here's all you need to know about the super blood wolf moon

The " Super Blood Wolf Moon " will be visible across the us and South America for about three hours. On a more modern note, National Geographic explains that this ...

Jan 09 2019

A Chinese Spacecraft Has Landed On The Dark Side Of The Moon

Top officials of the Chinese Space Program have come out this week and expressed their skepticism that the American Moon landings ever happened, reports the Beijing D...

Jan 03 2019

Ultima Thule's 'snowman' shape revealed

More data on Ultima Thule is streaming back to NASA at this very moment, so expect additional announcements in the coming days. He's a rocket scientist by day and roc...

Dec 15 2018

Branson's Virgin Galactic successfully reaches space

As the test flights continue and Virgin Galactic gets closer to bringing space tourists on board, the waiting list for its flights grows. Keep an eye on the skies, ...

Dec 14 2018

Space station crew to inspect mysterious hole on spacewalk

Two Russian cosmonauts ventured outside the International Space Station on Tuesday to inspect a section where a mysterious leak appeared. And so on Tuesday the 2-mi...

Dec 13 2018

NASA's Voyager 2 enters interstellar space

Voyager 1 is 13 billion miles from Earth and crossed into the interstellar medium in 2012, but its plasma instrument is no longer functioning. "This is what we'v...

Dec 13 2018

Google Doodle explains path of Geminid Meteor Shower 2018

Also, if the weather is clear, 2018 should be the best year ever to watch the Gemenides, Google said. However, for the most intense shower head out at about 2am when th...

Dec 11 2018

China's history of lunar exploration

The mission will include a low-frequency radio-astronomical study of the lunar surface, a shallow exploration beneath the surface, and a study of the topographical and mi...

Dec 09 2018

Christmas turkey, fruitcake rocketing toward space station

The SpaceX booster missed its landing zone on the ground after liftoff, however, and ended up in the sea just a couple of miles offshore. The Falcon 9 will blast off...

Nov 30 2018

NASA InSight Mars Lander Returns Arresting Selfies From Red Planet's Surface

The spacecraft took the image of itself from the red dusty planet, arguably making it the first selfie on Mars . The Insight lander touched down near Mars' equator o...

Nov 08 2018

Musk showed an underground tunnel under Los Angeles

And while drilling this two-mile hole under a major USA city is an impressive feat and could be the beginning of a major shift in infrastructure and transportation, we ju...

Nov 02 2018

Earth’s wildlife population declined by 60 per cent in 44 years: WWF

Tropical areas have seen the worst declines since then, with an 89 per cent fall in populations monitored in Latin America and the Caribbean. "It's serious and I wi...

Oct 29 2018

Hurricane Oscar gains strength but still no threat to land

Hurricane season in the Atlantic Ocean usually starts from the month of June and lasts till November 30. Hurricane Oscar, located in the central Atlantic, is moving wes...

Oct 26 2018

Iceberg shaped like a colossal sheet cake drifts through Antarctic

While an intriguing image for the many of us who don't take aerial surveys of the changing, cracking, and melting Antarctic coast, these "tabular" icebergs are a co...

Oct 18 2018

Climate change effects barley production, global beer supply

Losses of one-twenty-fifth to one-third might not seem that extreme, but warm and dry conditions will disproportionately affect the high-quality barley used for beer . A...

Oct 12 2018

The Hubble telescope is out of order due to breakage

If needed, the Hubble Space Telescope can operate using just one gyroscope; and, as we saw with the Kepler Space Telescope, which lost the second of its four reactio...

Oct 07 2018

Scientists Find What Could Be A History-Making Moon

We won't know for sure until researchers can do more tests, of course, but even so, what we do have is very promising. Unlike some notable space discoveries , this fin...