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5 Dec 2022

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Well, this is embarrassing! Imagine sending a multibillion-dollar rover to an ancient lakebed on Mars only to discover after a year of poking around at the rocks that it might not actually have bee…

Source: Hackaday

4 Dec 2022

Where did Earth’s oxygen come from? A new study hints at an unexpected source

This study could partly explain the lack of oxygen and, ultimately, life on the other rocky planets in the future as well.

Source: Inverse

4 Dec 2022

An Unexpected Source Might Be Helping The Universe Glow More Than It Should

When the New Horizons probe reached the outer dark of the Solar System, out past Pluto, its instruments picked up something strange.

Source: ScienceAlert

4 Dec 2022

7 times NASA's James Webb Space Telescope spotted something Hubble missed

Source: Google News

4 Dec 2022

Neutrons: Facts about the influential subatomic particles

Neutral particles lurking in atomic nuclei, neutrons are responsible for nuclear reactions and for creating precious elements.

Source: Space.com

4 Dec 2022

Images show NASA's Webb space telescope finding things Hubble didn't

With its infrared gaze, the James Webb Space Telescope can capture galaxies, planets, moons, and auroras that Hubble can't detect.

Source: Business Insider

4 Dec 2022

National Geographic's new 'Stargazer's Atlas' is a breathtaking guide to the cosmos (exclusive)

Andrew Fazekas, a.k.a. The Night Sky Guy, shared the story of the stunning new "Stargazer's Atlas" from Nat Geo.

Source: Space.com

4 Dec 2022

New Yale Research Reveals Why Immunotherapy Doesn’t Work for Everybody

A Yale University study presents a new explanation for why immunotherapy only works for some cancer patients. Immunotherapy, a biotherapy that improves the immune system's ability to recognize and fight mutant tumor cells, has changed the treatment landscape …

Source: SciTechDaily

3 Dec 2022

A mysterious blast of light is a black hole pointing straight at Earth, scientists say

A mysterious blast of light is a black hole pointing straight at Earth, scientists say -

Source: Independent

3 Dec 2022

A Gas Giant Exoplanet Has Been Discovered With Twice The Density of Earth

A newly weighed exoplanet has left astronomers deeply puzzled.

Source: ScienceAlert

3 Dec 2022

Astronomers spot an incoming small asteroid — and make a big breakthrough

That meteor, now known as 2022 WJ1, was first noticed by the Catalina Sky Survey at around midnight EST on the 19th (the time zone in which it ended up landing).

Source: Inverse

3 Dec 2022

4000-year-old hair from the Middle Nile highlights unusual ancient DNA degradation pattern and a potential source of early eastern Africa pastoralists | Scientific Reports

Scientific Reports - 4000-year-old hair from the Middle Nile highlights unusual ancient DNA degradation pattern and a potential source of early eastern Africa pastoralists

Source: Nature.com

3 Dec 2022

Nasa astronaut reveals why humans will never live permanently on the Moon despite plans to build lunar city...

NASA recently gave a company $57.2 million to develop infrastructure for the Moon but one astronaut doesn’t think we’ll all be living there any time soon. Nasa astronaut Stan …

Source: The-sun.com

3 Dec 2022

NASA's Viking 1 may have landed at the site of an ancient Martian megatsunami

Viking 1 made history as the first spacecraft to land on Mars, capturing the first images taken from the ground on the red planet. New research suggests the lander touched down where a Martian megatsunami deposited materials 3.4 billion years ago.

Source: CNN

2 Dec 2022

Reported fireball shoots across night sky

Over 800 people across more than a dozen states reported seeing it.

Source: Detroit Free Press

2 Dec 2022

Mars at opposition will meet up with the full moon next week (Dec. 7). Here's how to see it

The moon will turn full as Mars arrives at opposition to the sun, resulting in an almost perfect alignment in space of the sun, Earth, moon and Mars.

Source: Space.com

2 Dec 2022

Earth's Oxygen Came From an Unexpectedly Deep And Hot Source, Study Suggests

The amount of oxygen in the Earth's atmosphere makes it a habitable planet.

Source: ScienceAlert

2 Dec 2022

Need a Wallpaper? Check Out NASA’s James Webb Photo Gallery - How

NASA launched the James Webb Space Telescope in December 2021, giving scientists a fresh look at the universe and giving the rest of us some cool wallpapers. Thankfully, there’s an easy way to check out the latest images and save them for your device’s wallpa…

Source: How-To Geek

2 Dec 2022

RS-25 engine performance "perfect" on Artemis I debut launch - NASASpaceFlight.com

The four RS-25 engines from Aerojet Rocketdyne successfully propelled the Core Stage, Interim Cryogenic Propulsion…

Source: NASASpaceflight.com

2 Dec 2022

Incredible video shows meteor blaze through Pennsylvania sky

Twitter video from a doorbell camera shows the moment a bright meteor or fireball streaks across dark Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, skies on Thursday evening.

Source: Fox News

2 Dec 2022

Bristol: Fossil shows lizards millions of years older than thought

A scientist says the fossil is "one of the most important found in the last few decades".

Source: BBC News

2 Dec 2022

Fossil found in drawer is found to be oldest known modern lizard

Specimen collected in 1950s pushes back origins of squamates by at least 34m years

Source: The Guardian

2 Dec 2022

SpaceX Plans to Beat NASA in Launching the Biggest Rocket Ever

SpaceX tests its Starship rocket in a dramatic engine burn, setting the stage for a launch more powerful than NASA's mega moon rocket

Source: Time

2 Dec 2022

Surreal Video of Stressed Cells Helps Biologists Solve a Decades-Old Mystery

Crowded rooms: How Carnegie Mellon University and the University of Pittsburgh researchers solved a cell mystery. A surreal video of stressed cells under a microscope inspired a group of kidney physiologists and biologists from the University of Pittsburgh an…

Source: SciTechDaily

2 Dec 2022

Megatsunami swept over Mars after massive asteroid hit the Red Planet

It left a crater 69 miles wide.

Source: Space.com

2 Dec 2022

Hundreds report seeing a bright fireball in northeastern U.S.

Over 700 witnesses reported seeing the bright meteor slicing through the sky.

Source: Space.com

2 Dec 2022

Anti-Aging Medicines Seek To Eliminate “Zombie” Cells – But Could This Be Dangerous?

Senescent Cells Help To Heal Damaged Tissues According to a recent study from the University of California, San Francisco, not all senescent cells are detrimental "zombies" that need to be eliminated to avoid age-related diseases. Instead, some of them are em…

Source: SciTechDaily

2 Dec 2022

Have you been training right for your stage of life? A doctor's guide to maximising your cycling potential at every age

To stay healthy and make long-term progress, we need to adapt to the hormonal changes that occur as we age

Source: Cycling Weekly

2 Dec 2022

Rocket Report: SpaceX launch delayed indefinitely; Virgin Orbit cancels funding round

"Due to current market conditions, the company has elected not to proceed."

Source: Ars Technica

2 Dec 2022

Videos: Suspected meteor lights up sky in Michigan and beyond Thursday night

Some people across the country were lucky enough to capture footage of a suspected fireball as it streaked across the sky on Thursday night.

Source: WDIV ClickOnDetroit

2 Dec 2022

Massive eruption from icy volcanic comet detected in solar system

Astronomers observed a major eruption from a volcanic comet flying through the solar system, likely spewing more than 1 million tons of debris into space.

Source: Live Science

2 Dec 2022

Interactive map of the universe journeys through space-time

The map, created with Sloan Digital Sky Survey data, is the first to display the span of 200,000 galaxies with pinpoint accuracy.

Source: Space.com

2 Dec 2022

Millions of 'Silent Synapses' Could Be The Key to Lifelong Learning

Newborns need to store vast amounts of new information quickly as they learn to navigate the world.

Source: ScienceAlert

2 Dec 2022

Astronomers Spot The Biggest Galaxy Ever, And The Scale Will Break Your Brain

Earlier this year, astronomers found an absolute monster of a galaxy.

Source: ScienceAlert

2 Dec 2022

SpaceX Halts Launch of Japanese Moon Lander Again

Source: Google News

2 Dec 2022

Video: Bright meteor captured over Eastlake

Check it out! A bright meteor was seen soaring across the night sky in Eastlake on Thursday.

Source: fox8.com

2 Dec 2022

Yellowstone supervolcano has a lot more magma than previously thought: Scientists

However, there are no signs of "increased volcanic unrest" at the park.

Source: ABC News

1 Dec 2022

NASA's Artemis 1 Orion spacecraft leaves moon's orbit to head home

Orion now begins its long journey back to Earth.

Source: Space.com

1 Dec 2022

Road rage stunner: 2 in 3 drivers keep a weapon in their car

The most common weapon drivers keep hidden is a knife (50%), followed by pepper spray (45%). However, 40 percent admit that they carry a gun.

Source: Study Finds

1 Dec 2022

An Ancient Asteroid Impact May Have Caused a Megatsunami on Mars

Maps of the Martian surface suggest something big hit the planet 3.4 billion years ago.

Source: Gizmodo.com

1 Dec 2022

A man went to the doctor about a cough. It turns out, he had a 6-inch mass in his chest.

Doctors reported a case of a man who developed a cough due to a large mass in his chest.

Source: Live Science

1 Dec 2022

Never-before-seen minerals discovered in Somalian meteorite

They're called "elaliite" and "elkinstantonite," and geologists have never seen them form naturally on Earth

Source: Salon

1 Dec 2022

Solid Rocket Boosters meet performance targets in first-look data review for Artemis I - NASASpaceFlight.com

The Artemis I launch of the Space Launch System (SLS) rocket from LC-39B at the…

Source: NASASpaceflight.com

1 Dec 2022

Discovery of a novel quantum state analogous to water that won't freeze

Water that simply will not freeze, no matter how cold it gets—a research group involving the Helmholtz-Zentrum Dresden-Rossendorf (HZDR) has discovered a quantum state that could be described in this way.

Source: Phys.Org

1 Dec 2022

Scientists Find Two Completely New Minerals On Meteorite

Researchers have discovered two completely new minerals that have never been seen on Earth in a meteorite in east Africa

Source: OilPrice.com

1 Dec 2022

SpaceX Is Struggling to Launch Japan's Hakuto-R Moon Mission

The company has now failed to launch its Falcon 9, carrying a private lunar lander and NASA probe, on two occasions due to unspecified technical problems.

Source: Gizmodo.com

1 Dec 2022

NASA's Orion Spacecraft Successfully Breaks Free From Lunar Orbit

The course correction maneuver occurred on Thursday afternoon, setting the stage for a second up-close lunar flyby.

Source: Gizmodo.com

1 Dec 2022

Asteroid strike triggered 250-metre mega-tsunami on Mars, scientists believe

Source: Sky.com

1 Dec 2022

Here's how NASA and Europe will bring Mars samples back to Earth (video)

A team of spacecraft will relay Martian rock samples to our planet.

Source: Space.com

1 Dec 2022

Astronomers say a new, huge satellite is as bright as the brightest stars

"BlueWalker 3 is a big shift in the constellation satellite issue."

Source: Ars Technica

1 Dec 2022

A company's nuclear fusion rockets could help us escape the Solar System in our lifetime

The space firm has already built the most powerful electric propulsion engine in Europe. It aims to build a nuclear fusion rocket prototype by 2025.

Source: Interesting Engineering

1 Dec 2022

NASA to Provide Live Coverage of US Spacewalks Outside Space Station

Astronauts aboard the International Space Station will conduct a pair of U.S. spacewalks in December to install rollout solar arrays to increase electrical power in support of station operations and scientific research.

Source: NASA

1 Dec 2022

Study rules out initially clustered primordial black holes as dark matter candidates

Primordial black holes (PBHs) are fascinating cosmic bodies that have been widely investigated by astrophysicists worldwide. As suggested by their name, these are black holes believed to have appeared in the universe's early days, less than a second after the…

Source: Phys.Org

1 Dec 2022

Cancer Weakness Discovered: New Method Pushes Cancer Cells Into Remission

Cancer cells delete DNA when they go to the dark side, so a team of doctors and engineers targeted the 'backup plans' that run essential cell functions. Researchers at the University of Michigan and Indiana University have discovered a cancer weakness. They f…

Source: SciTechDaily

1 Dec 2022

Remembering the Arecibo Observatory Dish, Two Years After Its Collapse

The damaged astronomy site faces an uncertain future.

Source: Gizmodo.com

1 Dec 2022

Remembering the Arecibo Observatory Dish, Two Years After Its Collapse

It happened in less than 10 seconds, two years ago today: The Arecibo Observatory’s 1,000-foot radio dish collapsed, eliminating one of the world’s most...

Source: Yahoo Entertainment

1 Dec 2022

Why dust might make or break future human presence on the Moon

Of all the things that might endanger astronauts and their life-sustaining equipment on the Moon, the biggest threat might surprise you: dust. Lunar dust gets into everything, and during the Apollo…

Source: Boing Boing

1 Dec 2022

Asteroid today: Massive space rock dashing towards Earth at break-neck speed!

NASA has issued an asteroid alert! A terrifying space rock is headed for us today. Know its details, as per NASA.

Source: Hindustan Times

1 Dec 2022

SpaceX rocket trouble postpones Japanese moon lander launch – Spaceflight Now

Source: Spaceflight Now

1 Dec 2022

Two Minerals Never Seen Before in Nature Discovered In an Asteroid That Fell to Earth

An analysis of a huge chunk of space rock that fell to Earth in Somalia has revealed materials never before seen in nature.

Source: ScienceAlert

1 Dec 2022

Prehistoric Superpredator: Weird Whatcheeria Was the “T. rex of Its Time”

Ancient Iowan superpredator got big by front-loading its growth in its youth. Fossils found only at the Field Museum reveal the growth history of Whatcheeria. Although the Field Museum in Chicago is famous for SUE the T. rex, it is also home to the best, most…

Source: SciTechDaily

30 Nov 2022

VP Harris, French President Macron see Webb telescope's latest chaotic image

The beautiful chaos of two merging galaxies shines in the latest image captured by the James Webb Space Telescope.

Source: CNN

30 Nov 2022

Ants Of All Ages Enjoy Ant Milk

Ant milk is for everyone.

Source: Defector.com

30 Nov 2022

Silent Synapses Are Abundant in the Adult Brain

The adult brain contains millions of "silent synapses", or immature connections between neurons that remain inactive until they are required for learning new information and storing new memories.

Source: Neurosciencenews.com

30 Nov 2022

Massive Meteorite Hid Two Minerals Never Before Seen on Earth

Please give an official science welcome to elaliite and elkinstantonite.

Source: CNET

30 Nov 2022

China and NASA are racing to the moon. Side-by-side photos hint NASA has the edge, but China's secrecy makes the race hard to call.

Source: Google News

30 Nov 2022

Huge satellite outshines stars, troubling astronomers

The International Astronomical Union is speaking out after it said a satellite prototype was found to have become one of the brightest objects in the night sky.

Source: Fox News

30 Nov 2022

Cambridge University: Fossil overturns knowledge about origin of birds

Cambridge University researchers say how the modern bird skull came to be needs to be re-evaluated.

Source: BBC News

30 Nov 2022

Is the brain a quantum computer? A remarkable pair of studies suggests so

Using modified MRI machines, physicists may have found quantum entanglement between the heart and brain

Source: Salon

30 Nov 2022

Fusion power is 'approaching' reality thanks to a magnetic field breakthrough

Scientists have made a magnetic field discovery that could help make fusion reactors a practical reality..

Source: Engadget

30 Nov 2022

Boeing talks Core Stage performance on Artemis I, looks ahead to future Core Stages and EUS debut - NASASpaceFlight.com

Following a successful first launch of the Space Launch System (SLS) and its critical Core…

Source: NASASpaceflight.com

30 Nov 2022

Fact check: Rocket propulsion functions in space because of universal physical laws, no air required

Rocket propulsion works in space because of Newtonian laws of motion; air is not required.

Source: USA Today

30 Nov 2022

NASA Webb Telescope Unveils Soul-Haunting New 'Pillars of Creation' View

Combining the work of two different infrared instruments delivers a wild new look at the iconic fingers of gas and dust.

Source: CNET

30 Nov 2022

The astronomical community accurately predicted an asteroid impact

The astronomical community accurately predicted an asteroid impact, 2022 WJ1, 35 hours in advance.

Source: SYFY WIRE

30 Nov 2022

Spectacular selfie of NASA's Orion spacecraft, the Earth, and the Moon

NASA’s Orion spacecraft captured his spectacular selfie from a distance of 268,563 miles from Earth, the farthest a spaceship built for humans has ever gone. The first mission in the Art…

Source: Boing Boing

30 Nov 2022

NASA vs. China: Photos reveal the state of their race to the moon

NASA and China each just launched landmark missions in their efforts to put astronauts back on the moon. The spaceflights are very different.

Source: Business Insider

30 Nov 2022

Initial Assessment Shows Excellent Performance for Artemis Moon Rocket

The Space Launch System (SLS) rocket performed with precision, meeting or exceeding all expectations during its debut launch on Artemis I.

Source: NASA

30 Nov 2022

Fossil overturns more than a century of knowledge about the origin of modern birds

Fossilized fragments of a skeleton, hidden within a rock the size of a grapefruit, have helped upend one of the longest-standing assumptions about the origins of modern birds.

Source: Phys.Org

30 Nov 2022

Social trauma engages lateral septum circuitry to occlude social reward

The authors show that, in a chronic social defeat stress rodent model, a subset of male and female mice avoided social interaction with non-aggressive, same-sex juvenile mice and did not develop context-dependent social reward following these encounters.

Source: Nature.com

30 Nov 2022

VP Harris, French President Get First Look at Galactic Get Together

A merging galaxy pair cavort in this image captured by the James Webb Space Telescope. This new image of a pair of galaxies, known to astronomers as II ZW 96, was first previewed for Vice President Kamala Harris and French Presid

Source: NASA

30 Nov 2022

CT scans of toothed bird fossil leads to jaw-dropping discovery

Dating back more than 65m years, specimen’s mobile palate challenges understanding of avian evolution

Source: The Guardian

30 Nov 2022

Where Did Earth's Oxygen Come From? Scientists Hint At An Unexpected Source

The amount of oxygen in the Earth's atmosphere makes it a habitable planet. 21% of the atmosphere consists of this life-giving element. But in the deep past - as far back as the Neoarchean era 2.8-2.5 billion years ago - this oxygen was almost absent

Source: NDTV News

30 Nov 2022

SpaceX delays launch of Japanese moon lander for last-minute rocket checks

SpaceX says the delay was to allow for "additional pre-flight checkouts."

Source: Space.com

30 Nov 2022

NASA Doubles Down on Gaming

NASA's videogames serve multiple purposes.

Source: Nextgov

30 Nov 2022

Ancient superpredator that lived 328 million years ago was 'the T. rex of its time'

Fangy Whatcheeria measured up to 6.5 feet (2 meters) long, and more than 300 million years ago, it was the apex predator in the sinkholes-turned-lakes of the American Midwest..

Source: Live Science

30 Nov 2022

Two new minerals never before seen on Earth discovered in massive 33500-pound meteorite

The "phenomenal" finding was something researchers accidentally uncovered while looking at a sample from the world's ninth-largest discovered meteorite.

Source: CBS News

30 Nov 2022

See Mars at its best in the night sky on Wednesday (Nov. 30)

The Red Planet will be at its closest to Earth this week, offering skywatchers an excellent opportunity to observe it.

Source: Space.com

30 Nov 2022

Solar storm could launch 1.8 million mph solar winds at Earth TOMORROW

A 'canyon-like' cavity in the sun's atmosphere known as a coronal hole will launch a solar storm towards our planet tomorrow.

Source: Daily Mail

30 Nov 2022

In praise of research in fundamental biology

Science funders must remember the value of addressing the intrinsic biological questions that help to explain the natural world.

Source: Nature.com

30 Nov 2022

The hunt is on in neighboring galaxy for 2nd closest monster black hole to Earth

If scientists are right, they'll have some theories to update.

Source: Space.com

30 Nov 2022

Oldest Known Dog Bone Hints Our Best Friends Were With Us Earlier Than Thought

An ancient bone is helping scientists refine the timeline of humanity's relationship with our best friends – the canine companions that have brightened our lives for millennia.

Source: ScienceAlert

30 Nov 2022

'Holdout Humans': Chilling Glimpse Into Our Future if We Survive Another Million Years

Most species are transitory.

Source: ScienceAlert

29 Nov 2022

Astronomers detect “mystery molecule” above gas giant exoplanet

Thanks to the James Webb Space Telescope, we now know more about the atmosphere of WASP-39b, a distant gas giant, than any other exoplanet.

Source: Freethink.com

29 Nov 2022

Rocket Camera Footage from the World's Most Powerful Rocket

Experience the Artemis I launch from the engine ignition to Orion's separation on it's journey to the Moon.

Source: YouTube

29 Nov 2022

SpaceX fires up 11 engines as it prepares massive rocket for orbital test

Nothing blew up, which is always a win.

Source: Ars Technica

29 Nov 2022

Mars Rover Appears to Catch "Dark Beast" Roaming the Surface of Mars

That doesn't look like a rock.

Source: Exemplore.com

29 Nov 2022

New Banana-Derived Therapy Is Effective Against All Known Coronaviruses and Flu Strains

The potential therapy was derived from a banana protein. A study published on January 13th, 2020 touted the development of a potential therapy that may be used to fight all known strains of the flu. One week later, the first laboratory-confirmed case of SARS-…

Source: SciTechDaily

29 Nov 2022

NASA scientists create black hole jets with supercomputer

Leveraging the NASA Center for Climate Simulation (NCCS), NASA Goddard Space Flight Center scientists ran 100 simulations exploring jets—narrow beams of energetic particles—that emerge at nearly light speed from supermassive black holes. These behemoths sit a…

Source: Phys.Org

29 Nov 2022

NASA predicts rising seas could swamp the US coasts by 2050

Sea levels are expected to rise around the contiguous U.S. faster than previously thought, a new NASA study finds.

Source: Space.com

29 Nov 2022

SpaceX fires 11 engines of Starship Super Heavy booster ahead of test flight (video)

SpaceX is prepping Booster 7 for an orbital test flight.

Source: Space.com

29 Nov 2022

Galactic cannibal Andromeda feasts on smaller galaxies, cosmic leftovers reveal

Andromeda, the Milky Way's neighboring spiral galaxy, may be a cosmic cannibal that has been growing by chowing down on smaller galaxies.

Source: Space.com

29 Nov 2022

Where did the Earth's oxygen come from? New study hints at an unexpected source

The amount of oxygen in the Earth's atmosphere makes it a habitable planet.

Source: Phys.Org

29 Nov 2022

Ancient giant sea turtle with never-before-seen features found in Europe, scientists say

Prehistoric giant marine turtles were once thought to have existed only in waters surrounding North America. With a newly discovered species found in Europe, scientists believe giant turtles may have been more common than originally thought.

Source: CNN

29 Nov 2022

This Egg Drop Experiment Goes All the Way to Space

A former NASA engineer designed a complicated way to lift an egg into space and drop it back to Earth, recreating a popular childhood school project.

Source: Yahoo Entertainment

29 Nov 2022

Studying muonium to reveal new physics beyond the Standard Model

By studying an exotic atom called muonium, researchers are hoping misbehaving muons will spill the beans on the Standard Model of particle physics. To make muonium, they use the most intense continuous beam of low energy muons in the world at Paul Scherrer In…

Source: Phys.Org

29 Nov 2022

Scientists Revive 48,500-Year-Old 'Zombie Virus' Buried In Ice

The thawing of ancient permafrost due to climate change may pose a new threat to humans, according to researchers who revived nearly two dozen viruses - including one frozen under a lake more than 48,500 years ago.

Source: NDTV News

29 Nov 2022

Seemingly Impossible: Nanostructure Compresses Light 10,000 Times Thinner Than a Human Hair

This major scientific advance has implications for many fields, including energy-efficient computers and quantum technology. Until recently, physicists widely believed that it was impossible to compress light below the so-called diffraction limit, except when…

Source: SciTechDaily

29 Nov 2022

Long-standing genomic mystery about the origins of introns explained in new study

One of the most long-standing, fundamental mysteries of biology surrounds the poorly understood origins of introns. Introns are segments of noncoding DNA that must be removed from the genetic code before it is translated in the process of making proteins. Int…

Source: Phys.Org

29 Nov 2022

Astronauts on Space Station Open Dragon and Unpack New Bone, Skin Healing Experiments

Launched by a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket on November 26, the Dragon resupply ship is now docked to the International Space Station (ISS) and open for business. The Expedition 68 crew has already begun unpacking several thousand pounds of cargo. Loaded inside Drag…

Source: SciTechDaily

29 Nov 2022

Ancient ‘Zombie Viruses’ Revived by Climate Change May Pose Threat to Humans

Source: Bloomberg

29 Nov 2022

Scientists just revived an ancient virus that was frozen for 48,500 years

Scientists have managed to revive ancient viruses found within the Siberian permafrost, posing concerns about further defrosting.

Source: BGR

28 Nov 2022

Caffeine Gets You to the Finish Line Faster

Caffeine supplementation reduces sprint time in a 100-meter dash, a new study reports.

Source: Neurosciencenews.com

28 Nov 2022

What’s the best design for splash-free urinal? Physics now has the answer

The optimal splash-reducing angle for the average human is approximately 30 degrees.

Source: Ars Technica

28 Nov 2022

Rising sea levels could swamp the US coastline by 2050, NASA predicts

Sea levels are expected to rise around the contiguous U.S. faster than previously thought, a new NASA study finds.

Source: Live Science

28 Nov 2022

Weather excellent for SpaceX launch of Japanese moon lander; will include local booster landing

Weather conditions should be excellent for SpaceX's next Florida launch, a unique mission slated to fly a Japanese lander to the moon on Wednesday.

Source: Florida Today

28 Nov 2022

'Frightful' never-before-seen tyrannosaur might be the 'missing link' in T. rex evolution

Paleontologists have discovered fossils belonging to a newfound species of tyrannosaur, which could fill an important gap in the evolutionary history of T. rex.

Source: Live Science

28 Nov 2022

Best Men's Cologne For 2023: Top 7 Scents Most Recommended By Experts

Rather than sniffing bottle after bottle, we took a look at 10 reviews by the pros and came away with the seven best colognes for men.

Source: Study Finds

28 Nov 2022

Scientists delighted as failure to detect key signal from space explains the beginnings of the universe

Scientists delighted as failure to detect key signal from space explains the beginnings of the universe -

Source: Independent

28 Nov 2022

Passenger Jet Flies Over Launchpad Right as SpaceX Rocket Takes Off

Passengers on board a United Airlines commercial jet flying over Florida's Cape Canaveral wer able to spot an amazingly rare sight in the distance: a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket lifting off from NASA's Kennedy Space Center. The video shared by NBC photojournalist …

Source: Futurism

28 Nov 2022

A scalable quantum memory with a lifetime over 2 seconds and integrated error detection

Quantum memory devices can store data as quantum states instead of binary states, as classical computer memories do. While some existing quantum memory technologies have achieved highly promising results, several challenges will need to be overcome before the…

Source: Phys.Org

28 Nov 2022

How to fire projectiles through materials without breaking anything

When charged particles are shot through ultra-thin layers of material, sometimes spectacular micro-explosions occur, and sometimes the material remains almost intact. The reasons for this have now been explained by researchers at the TU Wien.

Source: Phys.Org

28 Nov 2022

NASA's Artemis I 'Passengers'

There may not be any humans traveling on Artemis I but that doesn't mean there aren’t any travelers aboard NASA’s Orion Spacecraft! Meet the three "passenger...

Source: YouTube

28 Nov 2022

In a first, researchers discovered a rare mineral that comes directly from Earth's lower mantle

In a world's first, researchers claim they have discovered a new mineral that comes directly from Earth's lower mantle.

Source: Interesting Engineering

28 Nov 2022

Fast Cars, Nips & Tucks, Swim, Bike, and Run? Is The "Midlife Crisis Tri" A Thing?

There's no shortage of triathletes in their 40s and 50s - but is triathlon really the clichéd midlife crisis, or something else entirely?

Source: Triathlete.com

28 Nov 2022

Morning people are smarter? Early risers have higher verbal intelligence, debunking previous studies

“Once you account for key factors including bedtime and age, we found the opposite to be true, that morning types tend to have superior verbal ability."

Source: Study Finds

28 Nov 2022

Hubble Space Telescope captures stunning bridge of stars

The tidal tail of Wild's Triplet dazzles in new Hubble photo.

Source: Space.com

28 Nov 2022

China outlines pathway for lunar and deep space exploration

China has laid out its pathway for robotic and crewed lunar and deep space exploration, with a number of missions building towards a permanent moon base.

Source: SpaceNews

28 Nov 2022

Terrifying 6ft-long creature with bone crushing jaws roamed Iowa 340 million years ago

Scientists from The Field Museum in Chicago have studied the remains of Whatcheeria - a six foot long lake dwelling creature that roamed Iowa 340 million years ago.

Source: Daily Mail

28 Nov 2022

Why Do Public Toilets Have Horseshoe-Shaped Seats?

One theory is that they are more flexible to deal with the diversity of asses they must support, but that's not the whole truth.

Source: IFLScience

28 Nov 2022

In Pics: From 252-foot to 12-foot, 5 dangerous asteroids set to pass Earth soon

NASA has again warned that a group of asteroids is set to pass Earth in the coming days. One of them is a 252-foot giant and another will pass at a distance closer than the Moon! Know what NASA has revealed about these space rocks.

Source: Hindustan Times

28 Nov 2022

Terrifying asteroid to come as close as 78500 km to Earth today

This asteroid will pass Earth at an extremely close distance! NASA has revealed important info about this space rock. Here's what you need to know.

Source: Hindustan Times

28 Nov 2022

Completing Einstein’s Theories – A Particle Physics Breakthrough

Osaka University researchers show the relativistic contraction of an electric field produced by fast-moving charged particles, as predicted by Einstein's theory, which can help improve radiation and particle physics research. Over a century ago, one of the mo…

Source: SciTechDaily

28 Nov 2022

Completing Einstein’s Theories – A Particle Physics Breakthrough

Osaka University researchers show the relativistic contraction of an electric field produced by fast-moving charged particles, as predicted by Einstein's theory, which can help improve radiation and particle physics research. Over a century ago, one of the mo…

Source: SciTechDaily

28 Nov 2022

Patagotitan: Colossal dinosaur heading for UK display

A cast of what may be the biggest ever dinosaur - 70-tonne Patagotitan - will go on show in London.

Source: BBC News

28 Nov 2022

This May Be The Oldest Example of a Brain, And It's Not What We Expected

A newly discovered brain in a 525-million-year-old arthropod fossil looks to be the oldest found so far – and it may have settled an ongoing debate about how brains first evolved in these invertebrate animals.

Source: ScienceAlert

27 Nov 2022

525-Million-Year-Old Fossil Defies Textbook Explanation for Brain Evolution

The fossil of a 525-million-year-old tiny sea creature with a preserved nervous system may solve a century-long debate about how the brains of arthropods evolved.

Source: Neurosciencenews.com

27 Nov 2022

Science Textbooks Wrong? 525-Million-Year-Old Fossil Defies Common Explanation for Brain Evolution

According to a new study, fossils of a tiny sea creature with a delicately preserved nervous system solve a century-old debate over how the brain evolved in arthropods, the most species-rich group in the animal kingdom. Fossils of a tiny sea creature that die…

Source: SciTechDaily

27 Nov 2022

Science Textbooks Wrong? 525-Million-Year-Old Fossil Defies Common Explanation for Brain Evolution

According to a new study, fossils of a tiny sea creature with a delicately preserved nervous system solve a century-old debate over how the brain evolved in arthropods, the most species-rich group in the animal kingdom. Fossils of a tiny sea creature that die…

Source: SciTechDaily

27 Nov 2022

Mars Once Had So Much Water, It Could Have Been An Ocean World, Scientists Say

Today, Mars is colloquially known as the 'Red Planet' on account of how its dry, dusty landscape is rich in iron oxide (aka.

Source: ScienceAlert

27 Nov 2022

Magma Beneath a Long-Dormant Volcano Has Been Observed Moving Upwards

Research reveals magma activity beneath Mount Edgecumbe. According to a recent study from the Alaska Volcano Observatory, magma underneath the long-dormant Mount Edgecumbe volcano in Southeast Alaska has been moving upward through the Earth's crust. The obser…

Source: SciTechDaily

27 Nov 2022

NASA Shares Stunning Image Of Pluto That Shows Its ''True Colours''

Pluto was once considered the ninth planet in the solar system, however, it was demoted in 2006 and reclassified as a dwarf planet.

Source: NDTV News

27 Nov 2022

Mars Perseverance rover finds organic molecules that could indicate life

Source: Google News

27 Nov 2022

What Octopus and Human Brains Have in Common

Octopuses have a massively expanded repertoire of miRNA in their neural tissue, reflecting a similar development to that which occurred in vertebrates. Findings suggest miRNA plays a significant role in the development of complex brains.

Source: Neurosciencenews.com

26 Nov 2022

Scientists Revive 'Zombie' Virus After 50000 Years Trapped in Siberian Permafrost

Researchers documented 13 never-before-seen viruses that have been lying dormant, frozen in thick ice, over tens of thousands of years.

Source: Common Dreams

26 Nov 2022

What Could Go Wrong?! 48500-Year-Old Siberian Virus is Revived

The world’s oldest known frozen and dormant virus has been revived in a French laboratory leading many to express concerns about the dangers of bringing to life ancient microbes.

Source: Ancient Origins

26 Nov 2022

MIT Finds Indoor Humidity “Sweet Spot” To Reduce Spread of COVID-19

New research links very dry and very humid indoor environments with worse COVID-19 outcomes. We know proper indoor ventilation is key to reducing the spread of COVID-19. Now, a study by MIT researchers finds that indoor relative humidity may also influence th…

Source: SciTechDaily

26 Nov 2022

Hubble Space Telescope image shows galaxies merge 671M light-years away

Scientists at NASA and the European Space Agency (ESA) released an image on Friday showcasing a pair of merging galaxies.

Source: New York Post

26 Nov 2022

Discover the cosmos for less: Celestron 114AZ-SR telescope now half price

Take advantage of the biggest Black Friday telescope deal we've seen this year with almost 50% off the Celestron 114AZ.

Source: Space.com

26 Nov 2022

What if the dinosaurs hadn't gone extinct? Why our world might look very different

Sixty-six million years ago, an asteroid hit the Earth with the force of 10 billion atomic bombs and changed the course of evolution. The skies darkened and plants stopped photosynthesising. The plants died, then the animals that fed on them. The food chain c…

Source: Phys.Org

26 Nov 2022

There's a Weird Link Between Teeth And The Evolution of Pregnancy

Human babies pack a lot of growth into those nine months between conception and birth to give them and their meaty, complex brains a chance at survival.

Source: ScienceAlert

26 Nov 2022

28 Stunning James Webb Telescope Images Of Outer Space

The largest optical telescope in space, the James Webb Space Telescope has captured the most striking pictures yet of the cosmos.

Source: Allthatsinteresting.com

26 Nov 2022

Hubble Space Telescope image shows galaxies merge 671M light-years away

Scientists at NASA and the European Space Agency released an image of merging galaxies captured by the Hubble Space Telescope's Advanced Camera for Surveys.

Source: Fox News

26 Nov 2022

Scientists created a mini black hole and it started radiating

Scientists have managed to simulate their very own black hole in their lab and witnessed how it began to glow.The black hole event horizon was created by a team of physicists from the University of Amsterdam, who used a chain of atoms in a single file to gain…

Source: indy100

26 Nov 2022

Live coverage: SpaceX aims to launch space station resupply mission today – Spaceflight Now

Source: Spaceflight Now

26 Nov 2022

The Physics of Scuba Diving

A deep dive into the science of staying alive underwater.

Source: Wired

26 Nov 2022

SpaceX to launch tomato seeds, other supplies to International Space Station after weather delay

SpaceX will once again try to get a fresh haul of supplies to the International Space Station this weekend after bad weather at the launch site forced the company to wave off its first attempt.

Source: CNN

26 Nov 2022

Weird young super-Jupiter challenges theories of planet formation

A weird planet with the diameter of Jupiter but eight times its mass has left astronomers questioning current theories about planet formation.

Source: Space.com

26 Nov 2022

BEWARE! 65-foot asteroid set to get dangerously close to Earth today, warns NASA

NASA warns that a 65-foot wide asteroid will be coming dangerously close to the Earth today, November 26. Know the consequences that a gigantic asteroid has.

Source: Hindustan Times

26 Nov 2022

Octopus Brains Evolved to Share a Surprising Trait in With Our Brains

EMBARGO Friday 25 November 1900 GMT | Saturday 26 November 0600 AEDT Our glorious little blue marble of a planet is filled with an astonishingly diverse array of lifeforms, but some are definitely more peculiar than others.

Source: ScienceAlert

26 Nov 2022

'World's oldest meal' discovered in ancient fossil

Scientists have discovered the last meal for ancient animal inhabitants of Earth, from more than 550 million years ago, in a fossil.

Source: Washington Examiner

26 Nov 2022

NASA’s Ingenuity Mars Helicopter Completes First Flight With New Navigation Software

Compared to some of the other flights this past year, Ingenuity Mars Helicopter’s Flight 34 might not stand out. Wednesday’s successful 18-second flight was even shorter than Ingenuity’s first flight; the Mars helicopter simply popped up to a little over 16 f…

Source: SciTechDaily

26 Nov 2022

The Science Behind Why You Sprain Your Ankle So Often, And What You Can Do About It

Are you one of those people who seems to be forever spraining their ankle? To some extent, ankle sprains are part and parcel of being active.

Source: ScienceAlert

26 Nov 2022

Asteroid Explodes Over Canada // Artemis I Updates // Very Large Telescope Improvements

Source: YouTube

26 Nov 2022

A particle accelerator that just turned on could reveal rare forms of matter

A physics experiment in Michigan could provide new insights into the fundamental nature of the universe

Source: Salon

25 Nov 2022

Earth Might Be Experiencing 7th Mass Extinction, Not 6th – “A True Decrease in the Abundance of Organisms”

550-million-year-old creatures’ message to the present. Earth is currently in the midst of a mass extinction, losing thousands of species each year. New research suggests environmental changes caused the first such event in history, which occurred millions of…

Source: SciTechDaily

25 Nov 2022

Earth Might Be Experiencing 7th Mass Extinction, Not 6th – “A True Decrease in the Abundance of Organisms”

550-million-year-old creatures’ message to the present. Earth is currently in the midst of a mass extinction, losing thousands of species each year. New research suggests environmental changes caused the first such event in history, which occurred millions of…

Source: SciTechDaily

25 Nov 2022

'Zombie' virus revived after 50000 years trapped in Siberian permafrost - National | Globalnews.ca

The study's authors discovered 13 never-before-seen viruses that have been lying dormant, frozen in ice, over tens of thousands of years.

Source: Global News

25 Nov 2022

Mars helicopter Ingenuity aces 1st flight after major software update

The update will make Ingenuity more capable in hilly terrain.

Source: Space.com

25 Nov 2022

Hubble spots colliding galaxies in a spectacular dance

The Hubble telescope has detected a spectacular ring-shaped galaxy merger hundreds of millions of light-years away..

Source: Engadget

25 Nov 2022

Video captures the moon photobombing the sun

The video was taken by a satellite observing the outer surface of the sun when the moon moved by. It shrouded the sun in a a dark silhouette, and as the lunar orb disappeared, a filament erupted.

Source: Daily Mail

25 Nov 2022

NASA Artemis spaceship's new moon images are really eerie

A historic deep space mission.

Source: Mashable

25 Nov 2022

Ravenous meat-eating dinosaur's guts preserved in exceptionally rare fossil

Paleontologists in China have examined the remarkable gut remnants of a birdlike dinosaur that lived more than 100 million years ago.

Source: Live Science

25 Nov 2022

China and the US have plans for nuclear-powered moon bases

The South China Morning Post reports that China's moon base will likely be nuclear-powered. Its basic configuration will consist of a lander, hopper, orbiter, and rover, and...

Source: TechSpot

25 Nov 2022

Evidence of Higgs boson contributions to the production of Z boson pairs at high energies

The Higgs boson, the fundamental subatomic particle associated with the Higgs field, was first discovered in 2012 as part of the ATLAS and CMS experiments, both of which analyze data collected at CERN's Large Hadron Collider (LHC), the most powerful particle …

Source: Phys.Org

25 Nov 2022

Use This Interactive Map to Explore 200K Galaxies

Considering space tourism? This isn't the same, but it's free.

Source: Lifehacker.com

25 Nov 2022

25 space photos that make you feel small and full of wonder

NASA telescopes and probes image planets' secret rings, black holes, cosmic dust clouds full of baby stars, and galaxies near the beginning of time.

Source: Business Insider

25 Nov 2022

Shocking! This asteroid CRASHED into Earth, says NASA; Check asteroid impact site

NASA has revealed that an asteroid crashed into the Earth on Saturday, November 19. Here's where this asteroid hit Earth.

Source: Hindustan Times

25 Nov 2022

Hubble Hunts an Unusual Galaxy

The galaxy merger Arp-Madore 417-391 steals the spotlight in this image from the NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope.

Source: NASA

25 Nov 2022

Scientists make unprecedented detection on a planet 700 light-years away

"It is incredibly exciting to know that everything is going to be rewritten."

Source: Mashable

25 Nov 2022

How was the universe created?

Short answer: We don't really know how the universe was created, though most astrophysicists believe it started with the Big Bang.

Source: Live Science

25 Nov 2022

525-million-year-old fossil defies textbook explanation for brain evolution

Fossils of a tiny sea creature that died more than half a billion years ago may compel a science textbook rewrite of how brains evolved.

Source: Phys.Org

25 Nov 2022

Scientists Glimpse Incoming Asteroid Just Hours Before It Makes Impact

For just the sixth time in recorded history, astronomers managed to catch a glimpse of an asteroid before it slammed into Earth.

Source: ScienceAlert

25 Nov 2022

What Would Dinosaurs Look Like Today If They Never Went Extinct?

Sixty-six million years ago, an asteroid hit the Earth with the force of 10 billion atomic bombs and changed the course of evolution.

Source: ScienceAlert

25 Nov 2022

Scientists Revived Ancient 'Zombie Viruses' Frozen For Eons in Siberia

As the world warms up, vast tranches of permafrost are melting, releasing material that's been trapped in its icy grip for years.

Source: ScienceAlert

25 Nov 2022

A Bizarre Case of Hypertension Immunity

Surprisingly, certain patients with the mutated PDE3A gene were immune to hypertension-related damage. Scientists in Berlin have been studying a strange hereditary condition that causes half the people in certain families to have shockingly short fingers and …

Source: SciTechDaily

25 Nov 2022

Man Keeps Rock For Years, Hoping It's Gold. It Turns Out to Be Far More Valuable

In 2015, David Hole was prospecting in Maryborough Regional Park near Melbourne, Australia.

Source: ScienceAlert

24 Nov 2022

Completely transform a room for less than $20: The perfect gift for space lovers

With a 60% Black Friday discount you can't go far wrong with the BlissLights Sky Lite Star Projector from Walmart.

Source: Space.com

24 Nov 2022

A light-powered catalyst could be key for hydrogen economy

Rice University researchers have engineered a key light-activated nanomaterial for the hydrogen economy. Using only inexpensive raw materials, a team from Rice's Laboratory for Nanophotonics, Syzygy Plasmonics Inc. and Princeton University's Andlinger Center …

Source: Phys.Org

24 Nov 2022

A Low-Cost Drug From the 1960s Could Help Treat Colon Cancer

Researchers from the University of Auckland have discovered that new combinations and formulations of older medicines are promising for the treatment of bowel cancer. According to a team of University of Auckland scientists, the use of old drugs in new combin…

Source: SciTechDaily

24 Nov 2022

Watch fiery separation of NASA's moon rocket boosters

The video was taken by a camera on board of the Space Launch System rocket

Source: Space.com

24 Nov 2022

Researchers suggest that wormholes may look almost identical to black holes

A group of researchers at Sofia University has found evidence that suggests the reason that a wormhole has never been observed is that they appear almost identical to black holes.

Source: Phys.Org

24 Nov 2022

Magnificent ring of stars captured by Hubble is the result of two galaxies in head-on collision

A pair of galaxies in the constellation Eridanus have been warped and twisted into a colossal, glowing ring of stars by the intense gravitational forces between them following a chaotic merger.

Source: Live Science

24 Nov 2022

140-foot Asteroid heading for Earth, just days after HORROR asteroid HITS planet, says NASA

Horrifyingly, an asteroid actually hit Earth, NASA revealed. Now, NASA has alerted about a 140-foot-wide asteroid heading this way.

Source: Hindustan Times

24 Nov 2022

“Weird Wonder” Fossil Discovery Adds Piece to Puzzle of Arthropod Evolution

Welsh “weird wonder” fossils provide new clues to the history of arthropod evolution. The most famous fossils from the Cambrian explosion of animal life, which occurred over half a billion years ago, stand in stark contrast to their modern counterparts. These…

Source: SciTechDaily

24 Nov 2022

The sixth asteroid impact we saw coming

Source: Esa.int

24 Nov 2022

Lab-grown black hole may prove Stephen Hawking's most challenging theory right

By using a chain of atoms to simulate a black hole's event horizon, researchers have shown that Hawking radiation may exist just as the late physicist described.

Source: Live Science

24 Nov 2022

Artemis 1's solar-sailing asteroid probe may be in trouble

NEA Scout has yet to phone home.

Source: Space.com

24 Nov 2022

China space station will run high-energy beam experiment: chief scientist

Space power station could point beam to almost any location, making it an ideal to power military equipment or remote outposts, says project team.

Source: Post Magazine

24 Nov 2022

The Hibernator’s Guide to the Galaxy

Scientists are on the verge of figuring out how to put humans in a state of suspended animation. It could be the key to colonizing Mars.

Source: Wired

24 Nov 2022

Japanese cubesat sends home pics from the far side of the Moon

JAXA hopes second lost lander can be recovered for radiation experiments

Source: Theregister.com

24 Nov 2022

Jupiter's Moon Io Might Have a Hellish Magma Ocean Beneath Its Surface

Two researchers believe an immense ocean of magma might be lurking beneath the surface.

Source: Daily Beast

24 Nov 2022

Scientists demonstrate world's first continuous-wave lasing of deep-ultraviolet laser diode at room temperature

A research group led by 2014 Nobel laureate Hiroshi Amano at Nagoya University's Institute of Materials and Systems for Sustainability (IMaSS) in central Japan, in collaboration with Asahi Kasei Corporation, has successfully conducted the world's first room-t…

Source: Phys.Org

24 Nov 2022

Colossal Exoplanet Is One of The Most Massive Super-Earths Ever Discovered

A newly found exoplanet just 200 light-years away could shed new light on one of planetary science's strangest mysteries.

Source: ScienceAlert

24 Nov 2022

Two Black Holes Met by Chance, And It Created Something Never Seen Before

The ripples in space-time generated by colliding black holes have taught us a lot about these enigmatic objects.

Source: ScienceAlert

23 Nov 2022

Major Discovery About Mammalian Brains Surprises Researchers

V-ATPase, a vital enzyme that enables neurotransmission is able to switch on and off randomly, even taking hours-long breaks.

Source: Neurosciencenews.com

23 Nov 2022

BioSentinel Underway After Successful Lunar Flyby

BioSentinel, one of the 10 CubeSats that launched as a secondary payload aboard Artemis I and subsequently was deployed into deep space, is well underway.

Source: NASA

23 Nov 2022

Mars rover digs up intriguing clues in the hunt for life beyond Earth

NASA's Perseverance mission has collected samples that hold life-friendly molecules “in pretty much every rock” — as well as a few geologic surprises

Source: The Washington Post

23 Nov 2022

Teams Assess Mobile Launcher and Pad After Successful Artemis I launch

Following the successful liftoff of the world’s most powerful rocket from NASA’s Kennedy Space Center in Florida, teams carefully assessed the mobile launcher and infrastructure at Launch Pad 39B.

Source: NASA

23 Nov 2022

Flight 34 Was Short But Significant - NASA Mars

Compared to some of the other flights this past year, Flight 34 might not stand out. Even shorter than Ingenuity’s first flight, yesterday’s successful 18-second flight simply popped up to a little over 16 feet (5 meters), hovered, then landed.

Source: NASA

23 Nov 2022

Volume 611 Issue 7937, 24 November 2022

The cover illustration shows vacuolar-type adenosine triphosphatases (V-ATPases, large blue structures) on a synaptic vesicle from a nerve cell in the...

Source: Nature.com

23 Nov 2022

Scientists Discover a Link Between Mitochondria and Cancer

A multi-gene expression signature in tumors is associated with aggressive disease and poor patient outcomes, and it has the potential to become a genetic cancer biomarker. The human cell's primary source of energy, the mitochondria plays an important role in …

Source: SciTechDaily

23 Nov 2022

CRISPR tools found in thousands of viruses could boost gene editing

Phages probably picked up DNA-cutting systems from microbial hosts, and might use them to fight other viruses.

Source: Nature.com

23 Nov 2022

Regulation of the mammalian-brain V-ATPase through ultraslow mode-switching

Single-molecule measurements of synaptic vesicles show that V-ATPases do not pump continuously in time but instead stochastically switch between ultralong-lived proton-pumping, inactive and proton-leaky modes.

Source: Nature.com

23 Nov 2022

This scorching 'super-Earth' exoplanet is one of the most massive ever discovered

Researchers found this world through the transit method.

Source: Space.com

23 Nov 2022

Artemis 1 cubesat fails to fire engine as planned during moon flyby

But LunaH-Map could still salvage its water-hunting mission.

Source: Space.com

23 Nov 2022

King of rockets, NASA's SLS could soon be usurped by SpaceX's Starship

NASA’s Space Launch System roared off the launch pad at Kennedy Space Center and into the record books, for now.

Source: Orlando Sentinel

23 Nov 2022

Juno spacecraft snaps gorgeous photo of Jupiter's atmosphere, 2 big moons

Juno's 38th Jovian flyby revealed a rich view of the planet and Callisto and Io.

Source: Space.com

23 Nov 2022

Asteroid hit Canada, may have dropped meteorites

Source: EarthSky

23 Nov 2022

48500-Year-Old Virus Reawoken from Ancient Siberian Permafrost

One of the revived germs is called Megavirus mammoth.

Source: IFLScience

23 Nov 2022

The Asteroid That Killed the Dinosaurs Caused a Massive Global Tsunami

Scientists have simulated the asteroid impact that killed the dinosaurs 66 million years ago and it shows how fast and far the tsunami spread.

Source: Yahoo Entertainment

22 Nov 2022

Scientists may have found something unfathomably massive living under Antarctica

A group of scientists say that they may have discovered something massive living under Antarctica that could change everything.

Source: BGR

22 Nov 2022

NASA Updates Coverage for Next SpaceX Resupply Launch to Space Station

NASA and SpaceX now are targeting 2:20 p.m. EST Saturday, Nov. 26, to launch the company’s 26th commercial resupply mission to the International Space Station.

Source: NASA

22 Nov 2022

Is our universe one big virtual reality? How to test if we're really living in a computer simulation

Physicists have long struggled to explain why the universe started out with conditions suitable for life to evolve.

Source: Study Finds

22 Nov 2022

Once habitable Venus was likely killed by millennia of volcanic eruptions, NASA says

Source: Google News

22 Nov 2022

NASA Downplays Launch Pad Damage Caused by SLS Rocket

The most powerful operational rocket in the world blasted off last week, causing all sorts of damage to the launch pad. NASA officials don't seem to be worried.

Source: Gizmodo.com

22 Nov 2022

NASA Program Predicted Impact of Small Asteroid Over Ontario, Canada

2022 WJ1 was a tiny asteroid on a collision course with Earth. But astronomers saw it coming, and NASA’s Scout impact hazard assessment system calculated where it would hit.

Source: NASA

22 Nov 2022

James Webb Space Telescope reveals an exoplanet atmosphere as never seen before

The James Webb Space Telescope (JWST) has just scored another first: a detailed molecular and chemical portrait of a distant world's skies.

Source: Phys.Org

22 Nov 2022

NASA Invites Public Comment on Plans for Mars Sample Return Campaign

NASA is seeking public comments on a draft environmental impact statement for the agency’s Mars Sample Return (MSR) campaign. Comments are due by Monday, Dec. 19.

Source: NASA

22 Nov 2022

NASA: Artemis rocket's 'eye-watering' power damaged launcher at KSC

A mobile tower used for NASA's Artemis mission to the moon sustained noteworthy damages during launch as it deflected millions of pounds of thrust.

Source: Florida Today

22 Nov 2022

Danish scientists concoct fat-free whipped cream out of lactic acid bacteria

Someday our holiday whipped topping could be made from beer-brewing residues or plants.

Source: Ars Technica

22 Nov 2022

Play With an Interactive Map of the Observable Universe

You can scroll back in time, from more recent galaxies to the most ancient light sources.

Source: Gizmodo.com

22 Nov 2022

NASA's Orion spacecraft makes close flyby of the Moon and heads on to orbit

NASA just gave an update on their Artemis 1 mission. Their Orion spacecraft is well on its way to its orbit around the Moon after its successful launch by the massive Space Launch System rocket.

Source: The Verge

22 Nov 2022

Lunar Lander Released by NASA's Artemis 1 Mission Dies

The OMOTENASHI (Outstanding MOon exploration TEchnologies demonstrated by NAno Semi-Hard Impactor), a JAXA CubeSat that launched with Artemis I, has failed.

Source: Futurism

22 Nov 2022

The real paleo diet: researchers find traces of world’s oldest meal in 550m-year-old fossil

Remains of slug-like Ediacaran animal Kimberella contain compounds suggesting it had a gut and ate bacteria and algae from the ocean floor

Source: The Guardian

22 Nov 2022

From Temperate World to Acidic Hothouse: How Massive Volcanism May Have Altered Venus’ Climate

Venus may have been transformed from a temperate and wet world to the acidic hothouse it is today with help from vast volcanic activity lasting hundreds to thousands of centuries and erupting massive amounts of material. This is according to a scientific pape…

Source: SciTechDaily

22 Nov 2022

The La Brea Tar Pits are full of mysteries. Here are three of the most puzzling

The Wilshire Boulevard landmark poses many tantalizing questions that scientists are trying to solve.

Source: Yahoo Entertainment

22 Nov 2022

China is developing new nuclear system to power moon base

Lunar programme chief designer Wu Weiren says China is working on system to address ‘long-term, high-power energy demands’ of moon station.

Source: Post Magazine

22 Nov 2022

Eerie green fireball detected hours before smashing into Lake Ontario in the dead of night

A renegade meteor flared in Earth’s atmosphere in the wee hours of Nov. 19, creating a bright green fireball in the sky over the eastern US and Canada.

Source: Live Science

22 Nov 2022

Earth might be experiencing 7th mass extinction, not 6th

New research suggests environmental changes caused the first mass extinction event in history, which occurred millions of years earlier than scientists previously realized.

Source: Ucr.edu

22 Nov 2022

Unabated Carbon Is Shrinking Earth's Upper Atmosphere, Scientists Warn

Rising levels of carbon dioxide in Earth's atmosphere could exacerbate efforts to clean up our increasingly cluttered shell of orbiting space junk.

Source: ScienceAlert

22 Nov 2022

SpaceX to attempt two Falcon 9 launches in six hours after delay

SpaceX says it will attempt to launch two Falcon 9 rockets six hours apart after delaying a mission that was scheduled to lift off on November 21st. The weather at Cape Canaveral is expected to be poor, with just a 10% chance of favorable conditions. But Spac…

Source: Teslarati

22 Nov 2022

Live coverage: SpaceX scrubs Falcon 9 launch attempt with Eutelsat satellite – Spaceflight Now

Source: Spaceflight Now

22 Nov 2022

Study: Men With High IQ Are More Likely To Do This Unusual Activity

Recent research shows that Finnish men with higher IQs are more likely to bet on horse racing. According to recent study from researchers at the University of Eastern Finland and the University of Liverpool, men with higher IQs are more inclined to bet on hor…

Source: SciTechDaily

22 Nov 2022

ESA mulls Solaris plan to beam solar energy from space

The European Space Agency is considering the 'Solaris Initiative' plan to collect solar energy in orbit and beam electricity back to Earth.

Source: BBC News

22 Nov 2022

More Strange Cosmic Threads Discovered Outside Our Galaxy, And They're Huge

We're getting closer to resolving the strange mystery presented by hundreds of enormous filaments dangling through the heart of the Milky Way.

Source: ScienceAlert

21 Nov 2022

Happy Thanksgiving from the International Space Station

Source: YouTube

21 Nov 2022

New Scrollable Map of the Universe Reminds Us How Tiny We Really Are

It's a bit unsettling to scroll through this website scientists made to detail the observable universe. I highly recommend doing it.

Source: CNET

21 Nov 2022

NASA's James Webb Space Telescope - the Most Incredible Images So Far

A gallery of the best images from NASA's James Webb Space Telescope.

Source: IGN

21 Nov 2022

Four of 10 Cubesats Launch by SLS Rocket Have Likely Failed

Four of 10 cubesats that launched last week have experienced serious problems, with one failing outright and the remaining three likely doomed as well.

Source: Gizmodo.com

21 Nov 2022

NOAA's GOES-U Completes Thermal Vacuum Testing

NOAA’s GOES-U, the final satellite in the GOES-R Series of advanced geostationary environmental satellites, recently completed thermal vacuum (TVAC) testing as part of a rigorous assessment program to ensure the satellite can withstand the harsh conditions of…

Source: NASA

21 Nov 2022

NASA's Artemis 1 mission launched 10 cubesats. Here's how they're doing

Most of the Artemis 1 cubesats have checked in as the Orion spacecraft looped around the moon, but a few still have not phoned home after launch.

Source: Space.com

21 Nov 2022

FIRST Artemis Moon Images! How NASA Hacked GoPro Cameras for Space

Source: YouTube

21 Nov 2022

NASA Mars Rover Inspects 'Tantalizing' Rock for Clues to Ancient Life

Perseverance spotted some sensational sandstone.

Source: CNET

21 Nov 2022

Lopsided star cluster may disprove Newton and Einstein, controversial new study claims

An uneven distribution of stars in several nearby clusters may offer evidence of MOND – a controversial theory of gravity that disputes Newton and rejects the existence of dark matter.

Source: Live Science

21 Nov 2022

Astronomers spot small space rock just hours before it drops meteorites over Canada

The space rock was only the sixth ever spotted just before falling to Earth.

Source: Space.com

21 Nov 2022

Is Earth a self-regulating organism? New study suggests our planet has a built-in climate control

Earth can correct its climate over eons, scientists say; sadly, it doesn't work fast enough to stop climate ch

Source: Salon

21 Nov 2022

NASA Launch Pad Sustained Significant Damage During Artemis Takeoff

It appears that NASA's Artemis 1 rocket launchpad caught way more damage than expected when it finally took off from Kennedy Space Center last week.

Source: Futurism

21 Nov 2022

Space Rock Strike on Webb Telescope Was Just Bad Luck, NASA Team Says

The analysis quells fears that the telescope will suffer frequent micrometeoroid hits.

Source: Gizmodo.com

21 Nov 2022

Best book about the periodic table | Bill Gates

<i>Mendeleyev’s Dream</i> helps you understand how the periodic table got pieced together and why it’s so helpful.

Source: Gatesnotes.com

21 Nov 2022

Photographer Captures Orion and the Aurora Together for the First Time Ever

The photographer used a special technique.

Source: PetaPixel

21 Nov 2022

Ancient 'Weird Wonders' Could Be Leftovers From The Cambrian Explosion

Researchers dug up two fossils belonging to ancient, flappy, and snouted arthropod relatives from what's now a sheep field near Llandrindod Wells in Wales.

Source: ScienceAlert

21 Nov 2022

Forgetting Is Natural, but Scientists Say You Can Do This To Slow It Down

A new study demonstrates how learning can slow forgetting down. According to Iowa State Psychology Professor Shana Carpenter, combining two strategies—spacing and retrieval practice—is the key to success, whether you're attempting to pass an exam or take up a…

Source: SciTechDaily

21 Nov 2022

NASA confirms decision to keep JWST name after historical report

NASA says a historical review of actions by James Webb confirmed its decision to keep the agency’s flagship space telescope named after him.

Source: SpaceNews

21 Nov 2022

1st of 5 new supermoons in a row coming November 23

Source: EarthSky

21 Nov 2022

Hubble Space Telescope's mesmerizing views of enormous spiral galaxy could help solve one of the biggest mysteries in astronomy

The Hubble Space Telescope has been taking an extended look at the spiral galaxy NGC 7038 to help astronomers measure vast cosmic distances.

Source: Space.com

21 Nov 2022

Scientists discover something 5million square km wide may be living beneath Antarctica

Scientists have said that this new research is important as it "introduces important new questions about the food webs that might lie under the ice in Antarctica"

Source: Mirror Online

21 Nov 2022

The Milky Way's Halo of Stars Isn't The Neat Sphere Astronomers Expected It to Be

Step outside of the Milky Way for a moment and you might notice the bright disc of stars we call home has a weird warp to it.

Source: ScienceAlert

21 Nov 2022

Hubble Spots a Titanic Stellar Collision That Rattles Space and Time

Over 299,000,000 meters a second — an ultra-fast jet blasting from a star crash. Neutron stars are the surviving "trash-compacted" cores of massive stars that exploded. Despite weighing more than our Sun, they would fit inside New York City. At this unimagina…

Source: SciTechDaily

21 Nov 2022

Speedy asteroid heading for Earth today! NASA says its travelling at a fiery 23852 kmph

This speedy asteroid could make its way towards Earth as soon as today! Check out what NASA says about this space rock.

Source: Hindustan Times

20 Nov 2022

Astronomer Royal Martin Rees: We're in a race between science education and catastrophe

The renowned scientist weighs in on what the public misunderstands about science

Source: Salon

20 Nov 2022

Colliding Neutron Stars Created a Neutron Star We Thought Too Heavy to Exist

A flash of light emitted by colliding neutron stars has once again upended our understanding of how the Universe works.

Source: ScienceAlert

20 Nov 2022

Scientists are looking into this last-minute strategy to save the planet from asteroid disaster

Based on the recent DART mission, scientists are working on perfecting a last-minute mission to deflect an asteroid heading for Earth.

Source: Inverse

20 Nov 2022

What Makes This Creature Nearly Invincible? Biologists Have Gained New Insight

Researchers improve their understanding of the toughness of tardigrades. Researchers at the University of Wyoming have learned more about the biological processes that enable tiny creatures known as tardigrades to endure harsh circumstances, such as being com…

Source: SciTechDaily

20 Nov 2022

Are humans inherently violent?

Human violence is in the news every day. But is violence innate in Homo sapiens?

Source: Live Science

20 Nov 2022

Hybrid solar eclipse: What is it and how does it occur?

Not all solar eclipses are the same, but a hybrid event occurs just once every decade — and there's one coming in 2023.

Source: Space.com

20 Nov 2022

1st Detailed Study of 'Misokinesia' Phenomenon Shows It Might Affect 1 in 3 People

Noticing somebody near you fidgeting can be distracting.

Source: ScienceAlert

20 Nov 2022

Our Nearest Galactic Neighbor Engaged in 'Cannibalism' Again And Again, Study Finds

There's a growing body of evidence that galaxies grow large by merging with other galaxies.

Source: ScienceAlert

20 Nov 2022

The Ethiopian scientist on the search for water on the moon

Nasa research engineer Berhanu Bulcha is working on locating the vital liquid under the lunar surface.

Source: BBC News

19 Nov 2022

First view of moon from NASA’s Orion spacecraft

NASA’s Orion spacecraft has captured a stunning view of the moon. The spacecraft, which blasted off on its debut flight atop the Space Launch System rocket...

Source: Yahoo Entertainment

19 Nov 2022

Russian Cosmonauts Spacewalk Outside Space Station Orbiting Above Brazil

The walk took place for some hardware transfers and electronics connections on the International Space Station.

Source: NDTV News

19 Nov 2022

Intestinal preservation in a birdlike dinosaur supports conservatism in digestive canal evolution among theropods | Scientific Reports

Scientific Reports - Intestinal preservation in a birdlike dinosaur supports conservatism in digestive canal evolution among theropods

Source: Nature.com

19 Nov 2022

Highly magnetic dead stars might have solid surfaces, but you sure wouldn't want to walk on 'em

Super dense ghost stars known as Magnetars might have solid surfaces.

Source: SYFY WIRE

19 Nov 2022

Something Really Weird Happens When a Cane Toad Sits Down to Eat

Contrary to popular belief, it's not possible for you to swallow your own tongue.

Source: ScienceAlert

19 Nov 2022

James Webb Space Telescope helps researchers uncover early galaxies in 'new chapter in astronomy'

International scientists are shedding light on two of the farthest galaxies seen to date. The early galaxies were captured in James Webb Space Telescope pictures.

Source: Fox News

19 Nov 2022

Strict Parenting May Hardwire Depression Into a Child’s DNA

The researchers found that strict parenting can affect the way the body reads DNA. The way the body reads the children's DNA might change as a result of strict parenting. These alterations may become 'hard-wired' into the DNA of children who perceive their pa…

Source: SciTechDaily

19 Nov 2022

The evolution of tree roots nearly ended life on Earth

Mass extinction of marine species may have been directly caused by the evolution and expansion of early land-based plants.

Source: SYFY WIRE

19 Nov 2022

What's the coldest planet in the solar system? What about in the known universe?

In the known universe, the coldest discovered planet is an exoplanet 21,526 lightyears from Earth. Here's how cold it gets.

Source: USA Today

19 Nov 2022

300 Years of Research: Princeton Scientists Solve a Bacterial Mystery

Researchers found that bacteria colonies form in three dimensions in rough shapes similar to crystals. Bacterial colonies often grow in streaks on Petri dishes in laboratories, but no one has understood how the colonies arrange themselves in more realistic th…

Source: SciTechDaily

19 Nov 2022

Leonid Meteor Shower Could Bring Rare Shooting Star Outburst Tonight

The night after its peak, this lion of the night sky could pack an extra surprise.

Source: CNET

18 Nov 2022

The Universe: NUCLEAR FURY (S4, E12) | Full Episode

Ours is a universe of energy, from powerful jets ejected from black holes to the raw nuclear fury of our Sun. But, the total amount of energy in the universe...

Source: YouTube

18 Nov 2022

6 Years Later, Marine Life Still Hasn't Recovered From The Monstrous Ocean Heat Blob

Nicknamed 'the Blob', a large patch of abnormally warm water covering a section of the Pacific Ocean from 2014 to 2016 behaved just like a B-grade horror movie, having a devastating impact on a wide variety of species.

Source: ScienceAlert

18 Nov 2022

The tilt in our stars: The shape of the Milky Way's halo of stars is realized

A new study has revealed the true shape of the diffuse cloud of stars surrounding the disk of our galaxy. For decades, astronomers have thought that this cloud of stars—called the stellar halo—was largely spherical, like a beach ball. Now a new model based on…

Source: Phys.Org

18 Nov 2022

4.6 billion-year-old meteorite may reveal the origin of Earth's water

The rock is 4.6 billion years old, meaning it was around at the beginning of the solar system

Source: Live Science

18 Nov 2022

JWST Peers Deep Into The Universe's Early Galaxies, Revealing Something Surprising

The first galaxies may have formed far earlier than previously thought, according to observations from the James Webb Space Telescope that are reshaping astronomers' understanding of the early universe.

Source: ScienceAlert

18 Nov 2022

Andromeda Contains the Remnants of a Recent "Feeding Event"

There’s a growing body of evidence that galaxies grow large by merging with other galaxies. Telescopes like the Hubble have captured dozens of interacting galaxies, including well-known ones like Arp 248. The Andromeda galaxy is the nearest large galaxy to th…

Source: Universe Today

18 Nov 2022

NASA Orders Press Not to Photograph Launch Site After Moon Mission Takes Off

No Photos, Please NASA apparently barred the press from photographing the Artemis moon rocket launch when it lifted its Orion capsule off to space earlier this week. As multiple space reporters noted on Twitter, the agency reportedly sent journalists a messag…

Source: Futurism

18 Nov 2022

Mystery parasites on zombie ant fungus identified by scientists

A parasitic fungus transforms ants into "zombies." Scientists say that the ant-attacking fungus is infected with fungal parasites of its own, which could be helping to keep ant zombification in check, according to a new study.

Source: CNN

18 Nov 2022

Scientists want to build an 'interstellar interceptor' to play hide-and-seek with the next 'Oumuamua

Researchers want to build a spacecraft to lurk in far-Earth orbit and chase down interstellar objects as they whizz through the solar system.

Source: Live Science

18 Nov 2022

Webb Space Telescope spots early galaxies hidden from Hubble

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — NASA’s Webb Space Telescope is finding bright, early galaxies that until now were hidden from view, including one that may have formed a mere 350 million years after the cosmic-creating Big Bang.

Source: Associated Press

18 Nov 2022

Meteorite that landed in English village last year is most pristine ever seen

The meteorite is almost as unchanged by Earth's environment as samples returned by space probes.

Source: Space.com