Astronomy
Physicists calculate proton’s pressure distribution for first time  MIT · 1 hour
The particle’s core withstands pressures higher than those inside a neutron star, according to a new study. more
Spacecraft successfully lands on small asteroid 186m miles from Earth  Sky News · 2 hours
A Japanese spacecraft has landed on an asteroid more than 186 million miles from Earth on a mission to uncover clues about the origins of life. more
SpaceX rocket blasts off carrying Israeli lunar lander  CBC · 3 hours
A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket blasted off from Florida on Thursday night carrying Israel's first lunar lander on a mission... more
Japanese spacecraft touches down on distant asteroid  CBC · 3 hours
A Japanese spacecraft has touched down on a distant asteroid on a mission to collect material that could provide clues to the... more
SpaceX launches satellites, moon mission on Falcon 9  SPACE NEWS · 3 hours
A SpaceX Falcon 9 carrying an Indonesian communications satellite, an Israeli lunar lander and a U.S. Air Force smallsat launched... more
Watch SpaceX launch the first private moon landing mission (Update: Success!)  TechCrunch · 4 hours
Calling all lunatics — the first fully private moon landing mission is about to take off from Cape Canaveral. A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket carrying SpaceIL's... more
SpaceX rocket launched carrying Israel's first lunar lander  REUTERS · 4 hours
A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket blasted off from Florida on Thursday night carrying Israel's first lunar lander on a mission... more
Japanese spacecraft touches down on asteroid  CBC · 5 hours
A Japanese spacecraft has touched down on a distant asteroid on a mission to collect material that could provide clues to the origin of... more
Japanese spacecraft touches down on asteroid to get samples  ABC NEWS · 6 hours
A Japanese spacecraft has touched down on a distant asteroid on a mission to collect material that could provide clues to the origin of the solar system more
Watch SpaceX launch the first private moon landing mission  TechCrunch · 6 hours
Calling all lunatics — the first fully private moon landing mission is about to take off from Cape Canaveral. A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket carrying SpaceIL's Beresheet lander is set... more
Japan's Hayabusa2 spacecraft successfully lands on asteroid Ryugu - CNET  CNET · 6 hours
The Hayabusa2 probe is designed to fire a bullet at Ryugu to retrieve rocks from the asteroid's surface. more
Want to help name a moon? You could name 5 of Jupiter's  CBC · 7 hours
Last July, astronomers announced they'd found a treasure trove of 12 new moons around Jupiter. Now they're inviting the public to help name five... more
SIRIUS Experiment to Help Create Simulators for Future Lunar Missions  ASTRO WATCH · 8 hours
The isolation experiment SIRIUS can help create a fleet of simulators for training crews for future... more
NASA Set to Demonstrate X-ray Communications in Space  ASTRO WATCH · 9 hours
A new experimental type of deep space communications technology is scheduled to be demonstrated on the International Space Station this... more
Research creates DNA-like molecule to aid search for alien life  PHYS.ORG · 9 hours
In a research breakthrough funded by NASA, scientists have synthesized a molecular system that, like DNA, can store and transmit information. This unprecedented feat suggests there could be... more
Russian rocket launches Egyptian telecom satellite  PHYS.ORG · 9 hours
Russia successfully launched an Egyptian telecommunications satellite on Thursday, the Russian space agency Roskosmos announced. more
A ‘New Chapter’ in Government Procurement of Satellite Solutions  SPACE NEWS · 9 hours
At the end of 2018, division chief Clare Grason and her entire satellite communications team at the Defense... more
Do volcanoes or an asteroid deserve blame for dinosaur extinction?  SCIENCE DAILY · 11 hours
Scientists have obtained more precise dates for the Deccan Traps volcanic lava flows, linking peak activity more closely to the asteroid or comet impact 66 million years ago... more
NASA infrared image shows powerful center of Typhoon Wutip  PHYS.ORG · 11 hours
NASA's Aqua satellite provided a look at the temperatures in Tropical Cyclone Wutip as it threatens Chuuk and Yap States in the Southern Pacific Ocean. Wutip has strengthened into a... more
Japan probe Hayabusa2 set for asteroid landing  PHYS.ORG · 11 hours
A Japanese probe is expected to land on a distant asteroid Friday, aiming to blast a "bullet" into the surface to collect clues about the origins of Earth and the solar system. more
NASA takes an infrared analysis of Tropical Cyclone Oma  PHYS.ORG · 11 hours
An infrared look by NASA's Aqua satellite revealed where the strongest storms were located within the Southern Pacific Ocean's Tropical Cyclone Oma. more
A Japanese spacecraft is set to shoot a bullet at an asteroid Thursday - CNET  CNET · 12 hours
JAXA's Hayabusa 2 spacecraft is finally ready to collect a sample of the asteroid Ryugu. And you can... more
Do volcanoes or an asteroid deserve blame for dinosaur extinction?  PHYS.ORG · 12 hours
UC Berkeley scientists have obtained more precise dates for the Deccan Traps volcanic lava flows, linking peak activity more closely to the asteroid or comet impact 66 million... more
Lost Planet series and more join Xbox backward compatibility  Windows Central · 12 hours
Lost Planet is spectacular! Ever since Xbox One backward compatibility was announced, gamers have been asking for a few high-profile games. While the majority of requests revolve around the Call... more
China’s blockbuster The Wandering Earth is coming to Netflix  THE VERGE · 13 hours
Netflix has acquired the streaming rights for The Wandering Earth, China’s first science fiction blockbuster, which has earned... more
Our Atmosphere Is So Big It Tickles the Moon  LIVE SCIENCE · 14 hours
The wispy outermost layer of Earth's atmosphere extend much deeper into space than scientists realized -- deep enough that the moon orbits through it. more
Tiny Neptune moon spotted by Hubble may have broken from larger moon  SCIENCE DAILY · 14 hours
After several years of analysis, a team of planetary scientists using NASA's Hubble Space Telescope has at last come up with an explanation for... more
Stellaris: Console Edition’s latest trailer breaks down its features  Windows Central · 15 hours
Get that preorder in. Stellaris is an evolution of the grand strategy genre with space exploration at its core. It features deep gameplay, a diverse selection of aliens, and emergent... more
Neptunian moon  ESA · 15 hours
Hubble helps uncover origin of Neptune's smallest moon Hippocamp more
Habitable Zone Planet Finder enables discovery of planets around cool stars  SCIENCE DAILY · 15 hours
A new astronomical spectrograph provides the highest precision measurements to date of infrared signals from nearby stars, allowing astronomers to detect planets capable of having liquid... more
Astronauts optimistic for ISS launch after botched flight  PHYS.ORG · 16 hours
Russian cosmonaut Aleksey Ovchinin and US astronaut Nick Hague said Thursday they were ready to head into space again next month after their last launch ended in failure. more
Signs of ancient flowing water on Mars  PHYS.ORG · 16 hours
These images from ESA's Mars Express satellite show a branching, desiccated system of trenches and valleys, signs of ancient water flow that hint at a warmer, wetter past for the Red Planet. more
Space crew unfazed ahead of first launch since rocket failure  REUTERS · 16 hours
Two astronauts who survived a midair rocket failure in October said on Thursday they had received... more
How plants learned to save water  PHYS.ORG · 16 hours
Tiny pores on the leaves of plants, called stomata, have a huge influence on the state of our planet. Through the stomata, plants absorb carbon dioxide, which is incorporated into carbohydrates, and release oxygen. But they... more
Climate change: Obsession with plastic pollution distracts attention from bigger environmental challenges  PHYS.ORG · 16 hours
By now, most of us have heard that the use of plastics is a big issue for the environment. Partly fuelled by the success... more
Japanese spacecraft attempts landing on distant asteroid  CBC · 17 hours
A Japanese spacecraft began its approach Thursday toward a distant asteroid on a mission to collect material that could provide clues to... more
LMC S154 is a symbiotic recurrent nova, study suggests  PHYS.ORG · 17 hours
Astronomers have conducted observations of a symbiotic star in the Large Magellanic Cloud (LMC), known as LMC S154, which provide new insights about the nature of this object. Results of... more
Habitable zone planet finder enables discovery of planets around cool stars  PHYS.ORG · 17 hours
A new astronomical spectrograph built by a Penn State-led team of scientists provides the highest precision measurements to date of infrared signals from nearby stars, allowing... more
Hippocamp: Seventh Inner Moon of Neptune May Have Broken from Larger Moon  SCI-NEWS.COM · 17 hours
A new study led by SETI Institute astronomers suggests that the recently-discovered moon of Neptune, Hippocamp, is probably an ancient fragment of a much... more
Galaxy Fold will amaze you. Here's why you won't buy one - CNET  CNET · 17 hours
Commentary: Unless you're crazy rich and have phones to spare, the foldable device may not be for you. more
One tiny step for a nematode, one big step toward sustainable agriculture in space  PHYS.ORG · 17 hours
An exciting collaboration between the U.S. Department of Agriculture's (USDA) Agricultural Research Service (ARS) and Pheronym (Alachua, FL), will send... more
Tiny New Moon Discovered Around Neptune, Called Hippocamp  Gadgets 360 · 18 hours
The moon, dubbed Hippocamp for the half-horse, half-fish sea monster from Greek legend, is about the size of Chicago and so faint only the powerful Hubble Space Telescope can spot it more
Solar wind fills research sails at space weather center  PHYS.ORG · 18 hours
Researchers at CU Boulder are starting work on a new collaborative grant from NASA and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) that will improve solar wind modeling. more
Signs of ancient flowing water on Mars  ESA · 20 hours
These images from ESA’s Mars Express satellite show a branching, desiccated system of trenches and valleys, signs of ancient water flow that... more
Japanese spacecraft to attempt landing on distant asteroid (Update)  PHYS.ORG · 21 hours
A Japanese spacecraft began its approach Thursday toward a distant asteroid on a mission to collect material that could provide clues to the origin of the solar system and life... more
NIST ‘Astrocomb’ Opens New Horizons for Planet-Hunting Telescope  ASTRO WATCH · 24 hours
The hunt for Earth-like planets, and perhaps extraterrestrial life, just got more precise, thanks to record-setting starlight measurements made possible... more
Exclusive: SpaceX, Boeing design risks threaten new delays for U.S. space program  REUTERS · 24 hours
NASA has warned SpaceX and Boeing Co of design and safety concerns for their competing astronaut launch systems, according to industry sources and a... more
Japanese spacecraft to attempt landing on distant asteroid  PHYS.ORG · 1 day
A Japanese spacecraft is approaching the surface of an asteroid about 280 million kilometers (170 million miles) from Earth. more
Japanese spacecraft to attempt landing on distant asteroid  ABC NEWS · 1 day
Japanese spacecraft approaching asteroid about 280 million kilometers (170 million miles) from Earth more
Study gives a snapshot of crocodile evolution  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 day
The story that's often told about crocodiles is that they're among the most perfectly adapted creatures on the planet - living fossils that have remained virtually unchanged for millions of years. more
Sun-THz to Measure Solar Flares from ISS  ASTRO WATCH · 1 day
A new version of equipment developed in Brazil – the Solar-T – will be sent to the International Space Station (ISS) to... more
Why the Galaxy S10's ultrasonic fingerprint reader matters video - CNET  CNET · 1 day
Ultrasonic technology aims to be faster and more secure, and it works with wet and greasy fingers. more
In colliding galaxies, a pipsqueak shines bright  PHYS.ORG · 1 day
In the nearby Whirlpool galaxy and its companion galaxy, M51b, two supermassive black holes heat up and devour surrounding material. These two monsters should be the most luminous X-ray sources in sight, but a... more
NASA eyes colossal cracks in ice shelf near Antarctic station - CNET  CNET · 1 day
The Brunt ice shelf is preparing to unleash an iceberg twice the size of New York City. more
We are giving away an unlocked Galaxy S10 Plus phone - CNET  CNET · 1 day
The grand prize for this online giveaway includes the new Galaxy S10 Plus and the complete Android pin collection exclusive to MWC 2019. But... more
Neptune's newfound moon, Hippocamp, might be left over from a comet crash - CNET  CNET · 1 day
The Neptune neighbor, missed until now, offers clues to how moons form and shows once again that space is more... more
Royale rumble: 'Apex Legends' smashing 'Fortnite' records  PHYS.ORG · 1 day
For the first time since its meteoric rise, "Fortnite" is no longer a no-doubt victory royale atop the video game industry. more
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Japanese spacecraft touches down on asteroid
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Watch SpaceX launch a trio of spacecraft, including a lander bound for the Moon
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Want to help name a moon? You could name 5 of Jupiter's
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Interactive space simulation for nanosatellites
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Israeli spacecraft poised to become first privately funded lander on the Moon
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NASA citizen scientist discovers first ancient dead star with peculiar rings - CNET
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Video: Big questions about small worlds
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Meteorite source in asteroid belt not a single debris field
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NASA is shooting an asteroid with a giant DART to help save the world - CNET
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Video: Permafrost in the Arctic - what increasing temperatures mean for the planet
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Watch a satellite spear space debris with a harpoon
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Earth first origins project seeks to replicate the cradle of life
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Mapping historical changes in dark matter
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Protecting not-so-wild places helps biodiversity
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NASA's Opportunity rover, resilient Mars explorer, is officially dead - CNET
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Kepler's final image
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Van Allen probes begin final phase of exploration in Earth's radiation belts
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Nanosatellite to serve the Internet of Things tested for space
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Upgrading ALICE: What's in store for the next two years?
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NASA finds possible second impact crater under Greenland ice
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The Galaxy S10 arrives Feb. 20 but the photos are here now - CNET
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Island love
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Video: Planetary scientist talks about her work with NASA studying asteroid Bennu
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New research opportunities on International Space Station
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Video: Flying under Aeolus
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