Astronomy
fuboTV inks Discovery deal, adds 13 more networks to its live TV streaming service  TechCrunch · 3 hours
Live sports streaming service fuboTV is expanding further into non-sports content with today’s news that it’s inked a new multi-year... more
Astronomers uncover first polarized radio signals from gamma-ray burst  SCIENCE DAILY · 6 hours
An international team of astronomers has captured the first-ever polarized radio waves from a distant cosmic explosion. more
UK Export Finance steps up space sector focus  SPACE NEWS · 6 hours
Britain’s export credit agency has long discussed more involvement in the satellite industry, but didn’t have any major deals to... more
Costs, delays mount for Boeing's NASA launch system, audit finds  REUTERS · 6 hours
NASA's flagship space launch system being built by Boeing is taking years longer than expected with... more
Two Potentially Earth-Like Alien Planets Found Around Nearby Star  SPACE.COM · 7 hours
A research team discovered two Earth-like planets in our cosmic backyard, and they reside in the perfect zone for water to form on their presumably rocky surfaces. more
Scientists record singing by rare right whale for first time  PHYS.ORG · 8 hours
Federal marine biologists have recorded singing by one of the rarest whales on the planet. more
Stabilizing nations' food production through crop diversity  PHYS.ORG · 8 hours
With increasing demand for food from the planet's growing population and climate change threatening the stability of food systems across the world, University of Minnesota research examined how the diversity of crops at the... more
Study predicts more long-term sea level rise from Greenland ice  PHYS.ORG · 8 hours
Greenland's melting ice sheet could generate more sea level rise than previously thought if greenhouse gas emissions continue to increase and warm the atmosphere at their current rate,... more
NASA Wants Robots to Sniff Out Moon Pits for Astronaut Homes  SPACE.COM · 10 hours
With funding from NASA, researchers are working to build robots that can explore moon pits, sinkhole-like structures that could be full of resources and could even... more
NASA’s X-59 supersonic jet will have a 4K TV instead of a forward window  TechCrunch · 10 hours
NASA's X-59 QueSST experimental quiet supersonic aircraft will have a cockpit like no other — featuring a big 4K screen... more
Special nanotubes could improve solar power and imaging technology  PHYS.ORG · 11 hours
Physicists have discovered a novel kind of nanotube that generates current in the presence of light. Devices such as optical sensors and infrared imaging chips are likely applications, which could... more
Watchdog criticizes rising costs, delays of NASA's next Moon rocket  PHYS.ORG · 11 hours
The giant rocket NASA plans to use to return to the Moon by 2024 has been beset by delays and spending has overrun by almost 30 percent, an... more
Oldest Known Galactic Get-Together Occurred Shortly After Big Bang  SPACE.COM · 11 hours
Signals written in elements from the early universe have revealed the oldest known merger between two galaxies, taking place less than a billion years after the Big Bang. more
New Mars crater turns the red planet black and blue - CNET  CNET · 12 hours
A big space rock slammed the red planet, leaving behind a cosmic work of art. more
Why tiny microbes may be a big factor in how climate change unfolds  PHYS.ORG · 12 hours
Climate change is about big things: melting ice sheets, rising seas, the feverish temperature of the planet. more
Breakthrough Listen Releases 1 Million Gigabytes of Data from Its Search for E.T.  SPACE.COM · 12 hours
On Tuesday (June 18), the project announced that it's made the largest data release ever in the search for extraterrestrial life. more
Researchers find quantum gravity has no symmetry  SCIENCE DAILY · 12 hours
Using holography, researchers have found when gravity is combined with quantum mechanics, symmetry is not possible. more
The secret of platinum deposits revealed by field observations in South Africa  SCIENCE DAILY · 12 hours
There are two competing ideas of how platinum deposits formed: the first involves gravity-induced settling of crystals on the chamber floor, while the second... more
Astronomers make first detection of polarised radio waves in Gamma Ray Burst jets  PHYS.ORG · 13 hours
Good fortune and cutting-edge scientific equipment have allowed scientists to observe a Gamma Ray Burst jet with a radio telescope and detect... more
This Is NASA's Best View Yet (and Closest, Too!) of Asteroid Bennu  SPACE.COM · 13 hours
NASA's OSIRIS-REx spacecraft inched closer still to an asteroid called Bennu, breaking the record it set previously — but the real reward is the... more
Astronomers make first detection of polarized radio waves in Gamma Ray Burst jets  SCIENCE DAILY · 13 hours
Astronomers detect polarized radio waves from a gamma-ray burst for the first time. Polarization signature reveals magnetic fields in explosions to be... more
Astronomers make first detection of polarised radio waves in Gamma Ray Burst jets  nanowerk · 13 hours
The polarisation signature reveals magnetic fields in the universe's most powerful explosions to be much more patchy and tangled than first thought. more
Cassini Reveals New Sculpting in Saturn Rings  ASTRO WATCH · 14 hours
As NASA's Cassini dove close to Saturn in its final year, the spacecraft provided intricate detail on the workings of Saturn's complex... more
Voracious Black Holes Could Feed Alien Life on Rogue Worlds  LIVE SCIENCE · 14 hours
Black holes are engines of destruction on a cosmic scale, but they may also be the bringers of life. more
ESA’s new mission to intercept a comet  ESA · 14 hours
 ‘Comet Interceptor’ has been selected as ESA’s new fast-class mission in its Cosmic Vision Programme. Comprising three spacecraft, it will be the... more
Monster Jam defies gravity and goes huge - Roadshow  CNET · 14 hours
If these rippin', snortin', high-flying trucks aren't launching through the air they are performing tricks on two wheels or kicking out backflips. more
Observations reveal gas stripping and enhanced star formation in the galaxy JO206  PHYS.ORG · 14 hours
Using the Very Large Array (VLA), astronomers have conducted observations of neutral gas in the galaxy JO206. Results of these observations provide important information... more
Largest data set in SETI history released to the public  PHYS.ORG · 14 hours
Breakthrough Listen—the astronomical program searching for signs of intelligent life in the Universe—has submitted two publications to leading astrophysics journals, describing the analysis of its first three years... more
Ion beams and atom smashers: secrets of moon rocks  PHYS.ORG · 14 hours
Moon samples collected by the Apollo astronauts a half-century ago hold answers to questions that weren't even on scientists' minds at the time, as new technological tools provide insight into... more
Arianespace and ESA announce Jupiter Icy Moons Explorer launch contract  PHYS.ORG · 14 hours
JUICE is the first large-class mission in ESA's Cosmic Vision 2015–2025 programme. Its mission is devoted to complete a unique tour of the Jupiter system. more
NASA to Adjust SOFIA Flying Telescope's Operations to Improve Productivity  SPACE.COM · 15 hours
NASA plans to adjust operations of an airborne astronomical observatory in order to increase its scientific productivity. more
'Men in Black: International' Chases Aliens Around the World  SPACE.COM · 16 hours
"Men in Black: International" carries on the decades-old science fiction franchise with more extraterrestrial action, funky aliens, memory-zapping neuralizers and goofy humor. more
The satellite with X-ray vision  PHYS.ORG · 16 hours
In the early hours of October 23, 2011, ROSAT was engulfed in the waves of the Indian Ocean. This was the end of a success story that is unparalleled in German space exploration research. The satellite, developed and... more
NEEMO: Testing space gear under the sea  PHYS.ORG · 16 hours
NASA's Extreme Environment Mission Operations takes place more than 18 meters below the surface of the Atlantic Ocean. For nine days, astronauts, engineers, and scientists live and work underwater, testing new technologies for space. more
Orbit Fab Demonstrates Satellite Refueling Technology on Space Station  SPACE.COM · 16 hours
A startup company that plans to develop tankers for refueling satellites has completed a key test of its technology on the International Space Station. more
Fermi Reveals its Highest-energy Gamma-ray Bursts  ASTRO WATCH · 17 hours
For 10 years, NASA’s Fermi Gamma-ray Space Telescope has scanned the sky for gamma-ray bursts (GRBs), the universe’s most luminous explosions. A new catalog... more
OasISS reunion  ESA · 19 hours
Live on Friday from 18:00 CEST: join three astronauts as they look back on their Space Station mission and discuss the future of exploration more
Cool halo gas caught spinning like galactic disks  PHYS.ORG · 20 hours
A group of astronomers led by Crystal Martin and Stephanie Ho of the University of California, Santa Barbara, has discovered a dizzying cosmic choreography among typical star-forming galaxies; their cool halo gas... more
Cool halo gas caught spinning like galactic disks  SCIENCE DAILY · 1 day
Astronomers have discovered cool halo gas spinning in the same direction as galactic disks in typical star-forming galaxies. Their findings suggest that the whirling gas halo will eventually spiral in towards the... more
Executive order could reduce number of NASA advisory committees  SPACE NEWS · 1 day
An executive order calling for an across-the-board reduction in federal advisory groups could force NASA to shut down... more
Hubble Observes Tiny Galaxy with Big Heart  ASTRO WATCH · 1 day
Nestled within this field of bright foreground stars lies ESO 495-21, a tiny galaxy with a big heart. ESO 495-21 may be... more
Does the gas in galaxy clusters flow like honey?  PHYS.ORG · 1 day
We have seen intricate patterns that milk makes in coffee and much smoother ones that honey makes when stirred with a spoon. Which of these cases best describes the behavior... more
Gold-Prospecting Astronomers Trawl Universe's Oldest Stars  SPACE.COM · 1 day
Astronomers are on the hunt for traces of gold on the surfaces of some of the oldest stars in the universe in order to find the origins of heavy metals in the cosmos. more
Table Salt Compound Spotted on Europa  ASTRO WATCH · 1 day
A familiar ingredient has been hiding in plain sight on the surface of Jupiter's moon Europa. Using a visible light spectral analysis, planetary scientists... more
Fully Restored, Apollo-Era Saturn IB Rocket Returns to NASA Display  SPACE.COM · 1 day
NASA's last flight-configured example of the rocket that launched the first Apollo astronauts into space is back on public view, having undergone an almost year-long, extensive restoration. more
NASA snaps most detailed image yet of asteroid Bennu  Sky News · 1 day
A US spacecraft has captured its closest and most detailed image yet of the 78 billion kilogram asteroid Bennu which gets closer to Earth every six years. more
Two new Earth-like planets discovered near Teegarden's Star  SCIENCE DAILY · 1 day
An international research team has discovered two new Earth-like planets near one of our closest stars. Teegarden's Star is about 12.5 light years away and is one of the smallest known stars. more
Commercial space companies have received $7.2 billion in government investment since 2000  THE VERGE · 1 day
Early investments from a government agency, like NASA or the Air Force, can be a crucial step in the evolution of commercial space companies... more
Apollo astronauts celebrate 50 years since first moon landing  REUTERS · 1 day
Three astronauts instrumental in the groundbreaking U.S. space program of the 1960s and 70s gathered at the Paris... more
NASA to Seek Proposals for Lunar Gateway Logistics  SPACE.COM · 1 day
NASA will issue a formal call for proposals later this summer for cargo transportation services for its lunar Gateway, seeking to model that effort on the space station’s commercial cargo program. more
Astrophysicists Gear Up for 2020 Decadal Survey  SPACE.COM · 1 day
As astrophysicists prepare to begin their next decadal survey, other scientists and members of Congress endorsed the overall process even as they suggested some changes. more
Meteors help Martian clouds form  SCIENCE DAILY · 1 day
Researchers think they've solved the long-standing mystery of how Mars got all of its clouds. more
Forward to the Moon… and beyond  ESA · 2 days
  Tune in on 21 June at 18:00 CEST (16:00 GMT) as OasISS mission astronauts talk about their mission to the International Space Station on the tenth anniversary of the flight, live from Belgium’s Planetarium of... more
eROSITA – the hunt for dark energy begins  PHYS.ORG · 2 days
On 21 June 2019 the Spektrum-Röntgen-Gamma (Spektr-RG / SRG) spacecraft will be launched from the Kazakh steppe, marking the start of an exciting journey. SRG will be carrying the German Extended ROentgen... more
NASA’s best-yet photo of asteroid Bennu nails the dramatic lighting  TechCrunch · 2 days
NASA has taking a breathtaking new image of near-earth asteroid Bennu, captured by its OSIRIS-REx spacecraft from its new, second orbit of the extraterrestrial object. The new picture,... more
Milky Way Collided with Dark-Matter Dominated Galaxy Less Than Billion Years Ago  SCI-NEWS.COM · 2 days
According to new research led by Rochester Institute of Technology (RIT), the collision of the recently-discovered dwarf galaxy Antlia 2 with our Milky Way... more
Astronomers Need a (Steady) Hand Tracing Spiral Galaxies to Find Black Holes  SPACE.COM · 2 days
A citizen-science project is asking people to trace spiral galaxies to help astronomers find intermediate-mass black holes. more
Under the Keys  ESA · 2 days
Human and robotic exploration image of the week: ESA astronaut Samantha Cristoforetti and fellow NEEMO crew strike a pose more
Surveillance cameras will soon be unrecognizable  PHYS.ORG · 2 days
It is often argued that the UK is the most surveilled country on the planet. This may or may not have been the case in the past but there are certainly now millions of surveillance cameras... more
New Earth-like exoplanets discovered around red dwarf Teegarden star  PHYS.ORG · 2 days
An international team led by the University of Göttingen (Germany) with participation by researchers from the Instituto de Astrofísica de Canarias (IAC) have discovered, using the CARMENES high-resolution spectrograph at... more
'Hot spots' increase efficiency of solar desalination  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 days
Researchers showed they could boost the efficiency of their nanotechnology-enabled solar membrane desalination system by more than 50% simply by adding inexpensive plastic lenses to concentrate sunlight into 'hot spots.' more
Orbit Fab demonstrates satellite refueling technology on ISS  SPACE NEWS · 2 days
A startup company that plans to develop tankers for refueling satellites has completed a key test of its technology on... more
Shields up to beat global warming  PHYS.ORG · 2 days
Might an enormous orbiting "shield" be one way to combat the rising temperatures around the world caused by elevated atmospheric carbon dioxide levels? Writing in the International Journal of Global Warming, a team in China has... more
Engineers boost output of solar desalination system by 50%  PHYS.ORG · 2 days
Rice University's solar-powered approach for purifying salt water with sunlight and nanoparticles is even more efficient than its creators first believed. more
Closer look at supernova dust suggests there's more of it than previously assumed  PHYS.ORG · 2 days
A pair of researchers with the Max Planck Institute for Chemistry dust from a supernova have found evidence that suggests it is... more
Another brown dwarf in the system? Study investigates properties of HD 206893  PHYS.ORG · 2 days
Aiming to constrain the orbit and dynamical mass of the brown dwarf in the HD 206893 system, an international team of astronomers has investigated... more
Moon's Crust Hides the Early History of Our Sun, NASA Scientists Say  Gadgets 360 · 2 days
The Moon contains clues to the ancient mysteries of the Sun, which are crucial to understanding the development of life. more
How many humans tomorrow? The United Nations revises its projections  PHYS.ORG · 2 days
In 2019, the planet has 7.7 billion inhabitants, which is likely to rise to 8.5 billion in 2030 and nearly 10 billion in 2050. These figures are taken... more
Inflatable heat shield could deliver heavy payloads to worlds with a thick atmosphere  PHYS.ORG · 2 days
One of the greater challenges of sending payloads to Mars is contending with the planet's atmosphere. While incredibly thin compared to Earth's... more
ALMA finds earliest example of merging galaxies  PHYS.ORG · 2 days
Researchers using ALMA (Atacama Large Millimeter/submillimeter Array) observed signals of oxygen, carbon, and dust from a galaxy in the early Universe 13 billion years ago. This is the earliest galaxy where this useful combination... more
NASA Boss Says 'No Doubt' SpaceX Explosion Delays Flight Programme  Gadgets 360 · 2 days
The explosion that destroyed a SpaceX astronaut taxi in April "no doubt" delays NASA's drive to return Americans to the ISS from US soil later this year. more
Radically different telescope design offers deeper look into space  PHYS.ORG · 2 days
A radically different type of X-ray space telescope has been designed by scientists in Sweden, using advanced optic techniques that were originally developed in medical imaging research. more
Supercomputers aid in novel simulations of gamma ray generation research  PHYS.ORG · 2 days
While intense magnetic fields are naturally generated by neutron stars, researchers have been striving to achieve similar results for many years. UC San Diego mechanical and aerospace engineering... more
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Astronomers make first detection of polarised radio waves in Gamma Ray Burst jets
PHYS.ORG
Arianespace and ESA announce Jupiter Icy Moons Explorer launch contract
PHYS.ORG
Study predicts more long-term sea level rise from Greenland ice
PHYS.ORG
Inflatable heat shield could deliver heavy payloads to worlds with a thick atmosphere
PHYS.ORG
Meet the naked mole-rat: impervious to pain and cancer, and lives ten times longer than it should
PHYS.ORG
Engineers boost output of solar desalination system by 50%
PHYS.ORG
Two new Earth-like planets discovered near Teegarden's Star
SCIENCE DAILY
What to Expect When LightSail 2 Launches into Space
SPACE.COM
Melting a satellite, a piece at a time
ESA
A vegan meat revolution could save the planet
PHYS.ORG
Fermi mission reveals its highest-energy gamma-ray bursts
PHYS.ORG
Hubble observes tiny galaxy with big heart
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The entire sky in X-rays
PHYS.ORG
You Can Watch NASA's Build Its Mars 2020 Rover Live Online
SPACE.COM
Astronomers discover rare, new type of galaxy on the brink of death - CNET
CNET
Cementing our place in space
PHYS.ORG
Starshade would take formation flying to extremes
PHYS.ORG
The Big Bang Theory: How the Universe Began
LIVE SCIENCE
NASA explores our changing freshwater world
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Here's How Colossal Galaxy Clusters Reveal Dark Matter Secrets
SPACE.COM
NASA's SET mission to study satellite protection is ready for launch
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Watch Live @ 10 am ET: SpaceX Launching 3 Earth Satellites for Canada
SPACE.COM
Optimizing operations for an unprecedented view of the universe
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Jessica Jones’ final season is tighter and smarter
THE VERGE
Spectrographic analysis yields empirical benchmark for newborn 'hot Jupiter'
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