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First Water Detected on a Planet in the Habitable Zone

Science press release: ESA/Hubble.With data from the NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope, water vapour has been detected in the atmosphere...

ESA/Hubble
Wednesday, 11 September 2019 - 1:51PM

Scientists Reverse Human Biological Age With Drug Cocktail

Old age may be dignified, but aging is anything but. The steady onslaught of time and gravity spares no one. There is no escaping it....

K.S. Anthony
Monday, 09 September 2019 - 2:02PM

NASA Discovers Three New Exoplanets Orbiting a Dwarf Star: Could There be Life on Their 'Dark Sides?'

NASA's Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite (TESS) has discovered a dwarf star, dubbed TOI-270, with three exoplanets – TOI 270B,...

K.S. Anthony
Tuesday, 30 July 2019 - 3:39PM

Finish the Job: Scientists Discover Insects Experience Chronic Neuropathic Pain After Severe Injury

I don't hate insects. They can be a domestic nuisance, certainly, and some spread disease on a scale that exterminates human life...

K.S. Anthony
Tuesday, 16 July 2019 - 12:44PM

NASA Announces Plan to Explore Saturn Moon Titan With 'Dragonfly' Drone Copter

NASA announced last night that their much-discussed Dragonfly project which plans to deliver a quadcopter drone to the surface of...

Gart Williams
Friday, 28 June 2019 - 9:19AM

Scientists Capture Video of Giant Squid 2500 Feet Below the Gulf of Mexico's Surface

It's interesting that humans – a weak, fragile, superstitious species – can be so nonchalant about the rising oceans and the...

K.S. Anthony
Monday, 24 June 2019 - 8:12AM

McNASA: The International Space Station Opens for Business for the First Time in History (And We Have Questions)

Today NASA announced that the ISS is open – officially and unironically – for business and pleasure. The International Space...

Scarlett James
Friday, 07 June 2019 - 12:42PM

Scientists Publish First-Ever Direct Imaging of Two Young Exoplanets Cutting a Path Through the Protoplanetary Disc Surrounding a Newborn Star

Two young exoplanets have been directly imaged cutting a swath through the protoplanetary disc surrounding a newborn star, according...

Scarlett James
Wednesday, 05 June 2019 - 1:10PM

"Unraveling:" Something Weird is Happening to Jupiter's Great Red Spot as New Observations Could Spell the End of an Era

Jupiter’s trademark red storm is breathing its last. An astronomical landmark as iconic as Saturn’s rings, recent photographs have...

Scarlett James
Monday, 03 June 2019 - 12:15PM

Department of Defense Admits They Investigate UFOs

The tide has turned. The veil of silence has been pierced. The vast web of conspiracy has finally been torn asunder. Well, not quite,...

Gart Williams
Thursday, 23 May 2019 - 2:03PM

Acoustic Technology Will Reveal GPS Location of Enemy Snipers to Smartphones After the First Shot

Newly developed acoustic technology will use the microphones built into Tactical Communication and Protective Systems (TCAPS) – the...

K.S. Anthony
Wednesday, 15 May 2019 - 1:25PM

The Red Planet's First Homes? AI SpaceFactory Wins NASA's Mars 3D-Printed Habitat Contest

It's strange to think that we'll likely see the first human colonies on Mars – a planet that appears as a tiny rust-colored dot in...

K.S. Anthony
Monday, 13 May 2019 - 8:59AM

Scientists Develop Plastic That Can Be Recycled Repeatedly... But Does it Matter?

Here's a fun fact that your great-great-great-great grandchildren will be choking on, assuming humanity survives that long: the...

K.S. Anthony
Wednesday, 08 May 2019 - 11:46AM

VR Company Develops Tools to Teach Military Language Skills in 'Video Game' With Human Instructors

Jedburgh Technology has developed virtual reality training for the American military that synthesizes kinesthetic learning...

Scarlett James
Friday, 03 May 2019 - 2:08PM

Rise of the Machines: Watch Boston Dynamics' SpotMini Robot Dogs Pull Truck

It's not difficult to watch a Boston Dynamics video and imagine a dystopian future where bedraggled rebels are hunted down by faceless...

Gart Williams
Friday, 19 April 2019 - 9:41AM

Scientists Use Asteroid to Measure Smallest Star Size to Date

Press Release via Center for Astrophysics | Harvard & SmithsonianBERLIN, Germany & AMADO, Ariz. (April 16, 2019)—Scientists in the...

CfA Harvard & Smithsonian
Wednesday, 17 April 2019 - 7:48AM

BREAKING: ESO Releases First Picture of a Black Hole

ESO researchers released the first image ever taken of a black hole today, captured by the planet-wide array of radio telescopes known...

K.S. Anthony
Wednesday, 10 April 2019 - 9:43AM

Scientists Reverse Memory Loss With Electrical Pulses Delivered to Brain

Scientists at Boston University have developed a non-invasive technique that temporarily reverses age-related memory loss. Their...

K.S. Anthony
Monday, 08 April 2019 - 12:35PM

NASA Says India Put ISS at 'Terrible Risk' After Detonating Satellite in Space

NASA is pulling no punches in its condemnation of India's March 27th anti-satellite test which had the Indian military launching a...

K.S. Anthony
Friday, 05 April 2019 - 9:53AM

MIT and NASA Engineers Reveal Aircraft Wing That Changes Shape During Flight

A team of engineers from NASA and MIT have designed, built, and tested a new type of aircraft wing constructed from thousands of...

K.S. Anthony
Thursday, 04 April 2019 - 11:11AM