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Astronomers Without Borders Focuses on Bringing Eclipse Science to All
SPACE.COM Inspired by the upcoming total solar eclipse on Aug. 21, Astronomers Without Borders (AWB) is launching a nationwide science and astronomy educational program, targeting underserved communities. 28 minutes
NASA captures Hurricane Dora at peak strength, before weakening began
PHYS.ORG NASA-NOAA's Suomi NPP satellite captured an image of Dora at peak strength late on June 26 before it started moving over cooler waters that began sapping its power. 41 minutes
Astronomers detect orbital motion in pair of supermassive black holes
SCIENCE DAILY Images made with the continent-wide Very Long Baseline Array detect the orbital motion of two supermassive black holes as they circle each other at the center of a... 50 minutes
OMG Mission: Greenland's Ice Melting Faster Than Previously Thought (Video)
SPACE.COM Thanks to rising temperatures, glaciers in Greenland are melting faster than scientists previously thought — and a new NASA video shows how researchers are tracking the feet per... 1 hour
Farewell, ROSA! Space Station Lets Go of Roll-Out Solar Array After Retraction Fail (Video)
SPACE.COM After a week of tests at the end of the International Space Station's robotic arm, the Roll-Out Solar Array (ROSA)... 1 hour
the international space law you need to know if you want to leave the planet The international space law you need to know if you want to leave the planet
THE VERGE Want to explore the Solar System?... 2 hours
Groundbreaking discovery confirms existence of orbiting supermassive black holes
PHYS.ORG For the first time ever, astronomers at The University of New Mexico say they've been able to observe and measure the orbital motion between two supermassive black holes hundreds of... 2 hours
Tappy Sky for Windows 10 tasks you with battling alien invaders to save the planet
Windows Central Tappy Sky is a fast-paced, side-scrolling adventure for Windows 10 in which you take to the sky to... 3 hours
strict rules around contamination hamper exploration for life beyond earth Strict rules around contamination hamper exploration for life beyond Earth
PHYS.ORG VIDEO NASA's orbiter Cassini will make a series of decreasing orbits that will end in a fiery death dive into Saturn's atmosphere in September. This deliberate termination of a... 4 hours
Galaxy NGC 1132 has a disturbed hot halo, study finds
PHYS.ORG (Phys.org)—A new study recently published on arXiv.org reveals that the fossil group galaxy NGC 1132 (also known as UGC 2359) has a disturbed and asymmetrical hot halo. The... 4 hours
Major milestone for Large Synoptic Survey Telescope project
PHYS.ORG Scientists at the U.S. Department of Energy's (DOE) Brookhaven National Laboratory have completed the first "science raft" for the Large Synoptic Survey Telescope (LSST), a massive telescope designed to capture images of... 4 hours
Innovation feeds the world with more fish protein
PHYS.ORG As the world faces a projected population increase from today's 7.5 billion people to 9 billion people by 2050, the demand for sustainable food sources is on the rise. The answer to... 4 hours
New way to form close double black holes
PHYS.ORG A team of three Dutch astronomers from the University of Amsterdam and Leiden University found a new way to form two black holes that orbit each other for quite a while and... 4 hours
NASA-supported tool is accelerating wildfire recovery
PHYS.ORG Burned Area Emergency Response teams— they may be one of most important parts of wildfires that you've probably never heard of. As the last flames of a raging wildfire are being contained, these BAER crews begin... 4 hours
A possible explanation for why no intermediate sized black holes have been found
PHYS.ORG (Phys.org)—A pair of researchers, one with the Weizmann Institute of Science in Israel the other with Princeton University in the U.S. has... 4 hours
Today in Space! June 27, 1997: NEAR Spacecraft Visits Asteroid Mathilde
SPACE.COM Find out what happened today in space on June 27, 1997, when NASA's NEAR Shoemaker spacecraft flew by asteroid 253 Mathilde. 6 hours
20 Years of Nonstop Mars Coverage: NASA Red Planet Efforts Detailed (Video)
SPACE.COM From the NASA Pathfinder mission in 1997 to the Curiosity rover, the space agency has had a constant presence on and around the Red... 6 hours
Uranus Has ‘Switch-Like’ Magnetosphere
SCI-NEWS.COM A new study published in the Journal of Geophysical Research: Space Physics suggests that the magnetosphere of the ice giant Uranus gets flipped on and off like a... 6 hours
Saving the planet with flexible electronics
PHYS.ORG "My research on organic photovoltaic (OPVs) devices reflects my fascination with electronic gadgets and concerns about the environment," says Varun Vohra, tenure-track assistant professor at the Department of Engineering Science, UEC, Tokyo. "So I want to... 6 hours
Lightning sparking more boreal forest fires
PHYS.ORG A new NASA-funded study finds that lightning storms were the main driver of recent massive fire years in Alaska and northern Canada, and that these storms are likely to move farther north with climate warming, potentially... 7 hours
NASA completes milestone toward quieter supersonic X-plane
PHYS.ORG NASA has achieved a significant milestone in its effort to make supersonic passenger jet travel over land a real possibility by completing the preliminary design review (PDR) of its Quiet Supersonic Transport or QueSST... 7 hours
Image: Saturnian dawn
PHYS.ORG NASA's Cassini spacecraft peers toward a sliver of Saturn's sunlit atmosphere while the icy rings stretch across the foreground as a dark band. 7 hours
the revolutionary technologies that power and cool the parker solar probe The revolutionary technologies that power and cool the Parker Solar Probe
PHYS.ORG VIDEO As NASA's Parker Solar Probe spacecraft begins its first historic encounter with the sun's corona in late 2018—flying closer to our star than any other mission... 8 hours
Image: Jupiter's bands of clouds
PHYS.ORG This enhanced-color image of Jupiter's bands of light and dark clouds was created by citizen scientists Gerald Eichstädt and Seán Doran using data from the JunoCam imager on NASA's Juno spacecraft. 8 hours
SpaceX completes launch and landing double bill
BBC The US rocket company makes two launches in just over 24 hours. 10 hours
Could this strategy bring high-speed communications to the deep sea?
SCIENCE DAILY A new strategy for sending acoustic waves through water could potentially open up the world of high-speed communications to divers, marine research vessels, remote ocean monitors, deep sea... 15 hours
No, NASA Hasn't Found Alien Life
LIVE SCIENCE NASA is not preparing to drop an alien-life bombshell, despite what you may have heard. 17 hours
'The Saturn Above It': Space Is Not All Science Fiction
SPACE.COM Slooh's first book, "The Saturn Above It," captures a series of literary works that explore unique human perspectives about space and our place in the universe. 19 hours
newly discovered truck sized asteroid to fly by earth on tuesday Newly Discovered Truck-Sized Asteroid to Fly By Earth on Tuesday
ASTRO WATCH A near-Earth asteroid the size of a truck is slated to fly past Earth on Tuesday,... 19 hours
topsy turvy motion creates light switch effect at uranus Topsy-Turvy Motion Creates Light Switch Effect at Uranus
ASTRO WATCH More than 30 years after Voyager 2 sped past Uranus, Georgia Institute of Technology researchers are using the spacecraft’s data... 19 hours
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ASTRO WATCH What would happen if you took two galaxies and mixed them together over millions of years? A new image including data from NASA's Chandra X-ray Observatory reveals the... 20 hours
Panda love spreads to benefit the planet
SCIENCE DAILY Loving pandas isn't just a feel-good activity. Recent work shows China's decades of defending panda turf have been good not just for the beloved bears, but also protects habitat for other valuable plants and... 20 hours
spacex is even landing rockets in augmented reality SpaceX is even landing rockets in augmented reality
THE VERGE VIDEO Developer Tomás Garcia has a few of the more notable augmented reality demos since ARKit, Apple’s augmented reality tool, was... 20 hours
arp 299 galactic goulash Arp 299: Galactic Goulash
PHYS.ORG VIDEO What would happen if you took two galaxies and mixed them together over millions of years? A new image including data from NASA's Chandra X-ray Observatory reveals the cosmic culinary outcome. 21 hours
Alaska Air offers charter flight for solar eclipse viewing
PHYS.ORG Alaska Airlines said Monday it will charter a flight over the Pacific Ocean this Aug. 21 so select passengers can view the astronomical event from the sky. 21 hours
No, NASA Hasn't Found Alien Life
SPACE.COM NASA is not preparing to drop an alien-life bombshell, despite what you may have heard. 21 hours
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ASTRO WATCH SpaceX launched, and landed, its second Falcon 9 in as... 23 hours
ESA Plans to Privatize Robotic Space Plane by 2025
SPACE.COM Although Europe’s Space Rider reusable space plane is three years or so from its debut, the European Space Agency is already making plans to privatize the unmanned orbital vehicle. 1 day
Bread's Done! This Company Wants to Help Astronauts Bake in Space
LIVE SCIENCE A team of engineers and scientists may have just found a way for astronauts to enjoy fresh bread in space. 1 day
Hubble Sees Distant Seyfert Galaxy
SCI-NEWS.COM NASA has released a beautiful photo taken by the NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope of 2XMM J143450.5+033843, a galaxy that lurks within the Virgo constellation some 400... 1 day
Go ahead, stare at the surface of the star Betelgeuse - CNET
CNET A new ALMA telescope image of the massive star Betelgeuse lets you safely gaze upon its blazing-hot surface. 1 day
Why Total Solar Eclipses Are Total Coincidences
LIVE SCIENCE Ancient astronomers interpreted solar eclipses as omens of disaster, while folktales around the world typically explained the celestial events as a conflict between the sun and a devouring celestial dragon, wolf or rat. 1 day
Space Robots to the Rescue! How NASA Will Service Aging Satellites
LIVE SCIENCE Satellites were built to last, but how might space agencies service them if they run low on fuel? 1 day
Edges of Black Holes Re-Created in a Bathtub of Water
LIVE SCIENCE The chaotic region near the edge of a black hole's event horizon has just been simulated using a simple bath of water, and the results confirm a long-held... 1 day
Topsy-turvy motion creates light switch effect at Uranus
SCIENCE DAILY Uranus' magnetosphere, the region defined by the planet's magnetic field and the material trapped inside it, gets flipped on and off like a light switch every day as it rotates along with... 1 day
what if delivery drones could also drive What if delivery drones could also drive?
THE VERGE VIDEO If delivery drones become widespread, then creating aircraft control systems to stop them crashing into one another is going to be a... 1 day
google earth comes to the classroom with new educational tours and lesson plans Google Earth comes to the classroom with new educational tours and lesson plans
TechCrunch  In April, Google introduced a revamped, reimagined version of Google... 1 day
NASA sees quick development of Hurricane Dora
PHYS.ORG The fourth tropical cyclone of the Eastern Pacific Ocean season formed on June 25 and by June 26 it was already a hurricane. NASA-NOAA's Suomi NPP satellite passed over Dora on June 25 when... 1 day
Panda love spreads to benefit the planet
PHYS.ORG Loving pandas isn't just a feel-good activity. Recent Michigan State University (MSU) work shows China's decades of defending panda turf have been good not just for the beloved bears, but also protects habitat for... 1 day
Topsy-turvy motion creates light switch effect at Uranus
PHYS.ORG More than 30 years after Voyager 2 sped past Uranus, Georgia Institute of Technology researchers are using the spacecraft's data to learn more about the icy planet. Their new study suggests that... 1 day
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CNET VIDEO It's gorilla warfare for Andy Serkis and friends in a jaw-dropping marriage of eye-popping effects and spellbinding performances (no spoilers). 1 day
Weaker encryption up for debate, SpaceX double launch video - CNET
CNET In today's tech news, Australian officials push for weaker encryption of social media at "Five Eyes" summit, and UK Parliament email accounts are attacked. Plus, SpaceX... 1 day
Dutch scientists fete rare meteorite find
PHYS.ORG Dutch scientists on Monday celebrated the discovery of only the sixth meteorite found in recent history in The Netherlands, which at 4.5-billion years old may hold clues to the birth of our solar system. 1 day
World View Enterprises looking to popularize use of stratospheric balloons
PHYS.ORG (Phys.org)—World View Enterprises bills itself on its website as a "full-service commercial launch provider"—it offers to take various types of equipment up to the edge of space using... 1 day
artificial brain helps gaia catch speeding stars Artificial brain helps Gaia catch speeding stars
PHYS.ORG VIDEO With the help of software that mimics a human brain, ESA's Gaia satellite spotted six stars zipping at high speed from the centre of our galaxy to its outskirts. This could provide key information... 1 day
help us find out what our possibly habitable exoplanet neighbour is actually like Help us find out what our possibly habitable exoplanet neighbour is actually like
PHYS.ORG VIDEO There was a lot of excitement when Proxima b was discovered – a potentially habitable exoplanet around our nearest neighbour star, Proxima... 1 day
Hubble scopes out a galaxy of stellar birth
PHYS.ORG This image displays a galaxy known as ESO 486-21 (with several other background galaxies and foreground stars visible in the field as well). ESO 486-21 is a spiral galaxy—albeit with a somewhat... 1 day
Researchers Uncover Origins of Solar Spicules
SCI-NEWS.COM A team of solar physicists from the Bay Area Environmental Research Institute, University of Oslo and Lockheed Martin Solar and Astrophysics Laboratory has built... 1 day
How Former Astronaut Leroy Chiao Turned His Dream of Space into a Reality
SPACE.COM Recently, NASA announced its newest class of astronauts, Group 22 — and it brought me back to my own selection as part... 1 day
Gardening in Microgravity: How Space Plants Are Adapting (Video)
SPACE.COM A new NASA video explores the science of space gardening and what researchers are learning about plants in space. 1 day
Bread's Done! This Company Wants to Help Astronauts Bake in Space
SPACE.COM A team of engineers and scientists may have just found a way for astronauts to enjoy fresh bread in space. 1 day
SpaceX completes two rocket missions in 48 hours
Sky News Space X has pulled off the successful launch and landing of two rockets in a weekend. 1 day
The shapes of galaxies
PHYS.ORG Since Edwin Hubble proposed his galaxy classification scheme in 1926, numerous studies have investigated the physical mechanisms responsible for the shapes of spiral and elliptical galaxies. Because the processes are complex, however, studies frequently rely on computer simulations as their... 1 day
asteroidday webcast #AsteroidDay webcast
ESA VIDEO On 30 June, ESA experts will join scientists, astronauts and (space) rock stars in a 24-hour global webcast. Live segment from ESA's ESOC mission control centre runs 08:30-10:00 GMT (10:30-12:00 CEST) 1 day
Impact threat from asteroid Apophis cannot be ruled out
PHYS.ORG The famous near-Earth asteroid Apophis caused quite a stir in 2004 when it was announced that it could hit our planet. Although the possibility of an impact during its close... 1 day
artificial brain helps gaia catch speeding stars Artificial brain helps Gaia catch speeding stars
ESA With the help of software that mimics a human brain, ESA’s Gaia satellite spotted six stars zipping at high speed from the... 1 day
SpaceX launches 10 satellites from California air base
PHYS.ORG A SpaceX rocket carried 10 communications satellites into orbit from California on Sunday, two days after the company successfully launched a satellite from Florida. 1 day
SpaceX doubleheader is a home run - CNET
CNET Elon Musk's private space company proves it can handle the pressure of rapid launches, which is key to its pitch of sending more people to space. 2 days
SpaceX launches 10 satellites from California air base
ABC NEWS A SpaceX rocket carried 10 communications satellites into orbit from California 2 days
spacex launches second batch of iridium satellites SpaceX launches second batch of Iridium satellites
SPACE NEWS SpaceX completed a “doubleheader” of launches June 25 with the launch of a second set of next-generation Iridium satellites from California, two... 2 days
Space News Webcasts: SpaceX Launching 10 New Iridium Satellites
SPACE.COM A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket is scheduled to take off from Vandenberg Air Force Base at 4:25 p.m. EDT (1:25 p.m. PDT/2025 GMT). This will be the second time SpaceX... 2 days
Liftoff! SpaceX Nails Second Launch in Three Days
SPACE.COM SpaceX nailed its second launch in three days today (June 25) with liftoff of a Falcon 9 rocket from Vandenberg Air Force Base in California carrying 10 satellites owned by Iridium Communications. 2 days
The Latest: SpaceX launches satellites from California base
ABC NEWS SpaceX has succeeded in landing a Falcon 9 first-stage booster on a vessel in the Pacific after a launch from California. 2 days
spacex successfully launches and recovers second falcon 9 in 48 hours SpaceX successfully launches and recovers second Falcon 9 in 48 hours
TechCrunch  SpaceX has succeeded in launching another Falcon 9 into space, this time for client... 2 days
spacex successfully completes two falcon 9 landings in one weekend SpaceX successfully completes two Falcon 9 landings in one weekend
THE VERGE SpaceX has successfully launched and landed the second Falcon 9 rocket in roughly 48 hours —... 2 days
WATCH LIVE NOW: SpaceX Launching 10 New Iridium Satellites
SPACE.COM A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket is scheduled to take off from Vandenberg Air Force Base at 4:25 p.m. EDT (1:25 p.m. PDT/2025 GMT). This will be the second time SpaceX... 2 days
Watch Live Today @ 4:25 p.m. ET: SpaceX Launching 10 New Iridium Satellites
SPACE.COM A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket is scheduled to take off from Vandenberg Air Force Base at 4:25 p.m. EDT (1:25 p.m. PDT/2025... 2 days
Today in Space! June 25, 1997: Russian Cargo Ship Collides with Mir Space Station
SPACE.COM Find out what happened today in space on June 25, 1997, when a Russian Progress spacecraft collided with the Mir... 2 days
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ASTRO WATCH A team of laboratory astrophysicists from Leiden University (the Netherlands) managed to make glycerol under conditions comparable to those in... 2 days
SpaceX set to launch satellites from California air base
PHYS.ORG SpaceX is going for a weekend double-header with a planned launch from Vandenberg Air Force Base, California, just two days after a successful satellite launch from Florida. 2 days
Q&A: Afraid of sharks? Flu, asteroids pose far greater risk
PHYS.ORG You might want a bigger boat, but you probably don't need better odds. 2 days
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TechCrunch  SpaceX is attempting its second launch in under... 2 days
SpaceX set to launch satellites from California air base
ABC NEWS SpaceX is going for a weekend double-header with a planned launch from Vandenberg Air Force Base, California, just two days after a successful satellite launch from Florida 2 days
watch a spacex falcon 9 rocket launch 10 satellites into orbit Watch a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket launch 10 satellites into orbit
THE VERGE A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket will launch later today carrying a new batch of... 2 days
Colorful Clouds on Jupiter by Juno
SPACE.COM During Juno's seventh of 37 expected orbits, JunoCam captured this fantastical image showing many details of Jupiter's atmosphere. 2 days
Q&A: Afraid of sharks? Flu, asteroids pose far greater risk
ABC NEWS Great white sharks are making their annual return to Cape Cod, rattling some boaters and beachgoers 2 days
SpaceX to Launch 10 Communications Satellites Today: Watch Live
SPACE.COM SpaceX is poised to launched 10 communications satellites into low-Earth orbit today (June 25), and you can watch it live here on Space.com. 2 days
SpaceX Dragon and Falcon 9 Rocket Photobomb Each Other's Selfies in Space
SPACE.COM It's official: SpaceX's rockets and spaceships have caught the selfie bug in the final frontier. 2 days
J.K. Rowling reveals there are actually 2 Harry Potters
ABC NEWS J.K. Rowling just released a new detail that could shake up the entire "Harry Potter" universe. 3 days
impact threat from asteroid apophis cannot be ruled out Impact Threat from Asteroid Apophis Cannot Be Ruled Out
ASTRO WATCH The famous near-Earth asteroid Apophis caused quite a stir in 2004 when it was announced that it could... 3 days
launch of bulgariasat 1 kicks off busy weekend for spacex Launch of Bulgariasat-1 Kicks Off Busy Weekend for SpaceX
ASTRO WATCH Perhaps the best word to use to describe the launch tempo for Hawthorne, California-based Space Exploration Technologies (SpaceX)... 3 days
Look Up! NASA Launch Will Create Colorful Clouds
SPACE.COM NASA is hoping to execute a nighttime rocket launch that's designed to create artificial glowing clouds. These could be visible to millions of people along the U.S. East Coast tonight (June 18). 3 days
does dark matter annihilate quicker in the milky way Does Dark Matter Annihilate Quicker in the Milky Way?
ASTRO WATCH Researchers at the Tata Institute of Fundamental Research in Mumbai have proposed a theory that predicts how dark... 3 days
SpaceX Set for Second Falcon 9 Launch in Three Days
SPACE.COM One day after putting Bulgaria's first communications satellite into orbit, SpaceX is preparing for a Falcon 9 launch from Vandenberg Air Force Base in California on Sunday (June... 3 days
isro s pslv c38 successfully launches 31 satellites in a single flight ISRO's PSLV-C38 Successfully Launches 31 Satellites in a Single Flight
ASTRO WATCH ISRO’s Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle PSLV-C38 successfully launched the 712 kg Cartosat-2 Series Satellite along with... 3 days
The Missing Link: Where Are Medium-Size Black Holes?
LIVE SCIENCE For decades, while astronomers have detected black holes equal in mass either to a few suns or to millions of suns, the missing-link black holes in between have eluded discovery. 3 days
Today in Space! June 24, 1999: Cassini Flies by Venus
SPACE.COM Find out what happened today in space on June 24, 1999 when NASA's Cassini spacecraft flew by Venus on its way to Saturn. 3 days
Glowing Nebula Decorates Space in Hubble Image
SPACE.COM A splendid nebula decorates the cosmos 2,000 light-years from Earth. 3 days
Bulgaria's first communications satellite launched into orbit
REUTERS SOFIA (Reuters) - Bulgaria's first geostationary communications satellite has been launched into space, operator Bulsatcom said in a statement on Saturday. 3 days
'Looking for Leia' film shines light on Star Wars fangirls - CNET
CNET Annelise Ophelian talks about her crowdfunded documentary, which asks women inspired by Star Wars about their love for a galaxy far, far away. 4 days
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Wasp venom holds clues on how genes get new jobs
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Elon Musk releases details of plan to colonise Mars – here's what a planetary expert thinks
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'The Batman' could have a touch of Hitchcock, director says - CNET
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