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  • Interest in science, not ability, builds trust in climate science If you like science, it helps overcome politics when thinking about the climate. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Google+ (Opens in new ...
  • Are we sure there wasn’t a coal-burning species 55 million years ago? A real (and reasonable) study that comes with its own sci-fi. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Google+ (Opens in new window)Click to ...
  • Clouds are complicated, and these fabulous 3D renderings of real weather data prove it Some people, when they look up at the sky and see a cloud, think “dog” or “fluffy.” And some people think “it’s a waning cumulus with a feathered edge suggesting a pressure system from the north ending in an updraft, which would probably cause turbulence. Also looks a bit like a dog.” Clearly one of ...
  • “I feel whole again:” Wounded vet receives first penis-scrotum combo transplant For ethical reasons, the testicles were removed before transplant. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Google+ (Opens in new window)Click to share on ...
  • NASA’s new planet finder is in space. Now what? No spacecraft has ever used a lunar resonant orbit. Until now. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Google+ (Opens in new window)Click to ...
  • White House reportedly exploring wartime rule to help coal, nuclear President has used Act’s powers before for space industry. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Google+ (Opens in new window)Click to share on ...
  • Here are the types of marijuana best for stress and anxiety, according to users For depression, use may exacerbate symptom severity over time. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Google+ (Opens in new window)Click to share on ...
  • Tiny krill appear to mix up the ocean Each individual animal doesn’t do much, but there’s a lot of them. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Google+ (Opens in new window)Click ...
  • Netflix film examines why NASA shunned women astronauts in early days Since then, NASA has begun to redeem itself by taking steps toward gender parity. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Google+ (Opens in ...
  • Mammals are smaller than they used to be, and it’s our fault Human dispersal coincided with a reduction in the average body size of mammals. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Google+ (Opens in new ...
  • Technique to beam HD video with 99 percent less power could sharpen the eyes of smart homes Everyone seems to be insisting on installing cameras all over their homes these days, which seems incongruous with the privacy crisis — but that’s a post for another time. Today, we’re talking about enabling those cameras to send high-definition video signals wirelessly without killing their little batteries. A new technique makes beaming video out more ...
  • Doctors tried to lower $148K cancer drug cost; makers triple price of pill “That got us kind of p—ed off,” doctor said after learning of price jump. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Google+ (Opens in ...
  • Genetics testing startup Prenetics buys UK’s DNAFit to move into consumer services Prenetics, a Hong Kong-based startup that offers genetic testing services for patients, is expanding outside of Asia and into the consumer space after it acquired London-based company DNAFit. The deal — which a source told TechCrunch is worth $10 million — not only sees Prenetics enter new geographies, but also expand the scope of its services. ...
  • Despite alien theories and novel mutations, the real Ata puzzle may be ethical A genomic study proved Ata is human, but now the study’s ethics are in question. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Google+ (Opens ...
  • BenevolentAI, which uses AI to develop drugs and energy solutions, nabs $115M at $2B valuation In the ongoing race to build the best and smartest applications that tap into the advances of artificial intelligence, a startup out of London has raised a large round of funding to double down on solving persistent problems in areas like healthcare and energy. BenevolventAI announced today that it has raised $115 million to continue ...
  • SpaceX brings NASA’s TESS to space and successfully lands its Falcon 9 rocket SpaceX has successfully deployed NASA’s new exoplanet-hunting telescope into high Earth orbit. From there, it will get a gravity assist from the moon and enter a wide orbit, beginning its mission. Meanwhile, back on the surface, the Falcon 9’s first stage landed successfully on the drone ship Of Course I Still Love You. Share this:Click to ...
  • Watch SpaceX launch NASA’s new planet-hunting satellite here It’s almost time for SpaceX to launch NASA’s TESS, a space telescope that will search for exoplants more across nearly the entire night sky. The launch has been delayed more than once already: originally scheduled for March 20, it slipped to April 16 (Monday), then some minor issues pushed it to today — at 3:51 ...
  • Massive bleaching event may be permanently changing the Great Barrier Reef Corals died more readily than expected, and species balance may not recover. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Google+ (Opens in new window)Click ...
  • ReviveMed turns drug discovery into a big data problem and raises $1.5M to solve it What if there’s a drug that already exists that could treat a disease with no known therapies, but we just haven’t made the connection? Finding that connection by exhaustively analyzing complex biomechanics within the body — with the help of machine learning, naturally — is the goal of ReviveMed, a new biotech startup out of ...
  • Meteorite’s diamonds tell of Earth’s baby sister, which died young They may be from a Mercury-sized body obliterated during Solar System formation. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Google+ (Opens in new window)Click ...
  • Russia appears to have surrendered to SpaceX in the global launch market “The 4 percent stake isn’t worth the effort to try to elbow Musk and China aside.” Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Google+ ...
  • First XDR typhoid is on the verge of being untreatable, spreading globally Health experts say outbreak is a “clarion call” for health authorities worldwide. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Google+ (Opens in new window)Click ...
  • Acceptance of climate science can reach saturation Telling people what scientists think makes conservative states look liberal. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Google+ (Opens in new window)Click to share ...
  • After a record-long vacancy, NASA likely to finally get a formal leader “I think he’ll be a great leader for NASA.” Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Google+ (Opens in new window)Click to share on ...
  • Want to fool a computer vision system? Just tweak some colors Research into machine learning and the interesting AI models created as a consequence are popular topics these days. But there’s a sort of shadow world of scientists working to undermine these systems — not to show they’re worthless but to shore up their weaknesses. A new paper demonstrates this by showing how vulnerable image recognition ...
  • It’s official: SpaceX will build its monster rocket in California “This vehicle holds the promise of taking humanity deeper into the cosmos.” Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Google+ (Opens in new window)Click ...
  • Portugal is showing that ambitious renewable energy goals are within reach Hydro and wind were the big players last month. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Google+ (Opens in new window)Click to share on ...
  • The billion-dollar question: How does the Clipper mission get to Europa? “I want to make sure the SLS Block 1 is the rocket you need, and it’s on time.” Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share ...
  • SpaceX to launch a small planet hunter for NASA on Monday TESS will be able to monitor the brightness of more than 200,000 stars Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Google+ (Opens in new ...
  • Perry seems in favor of emergency order to bail out coal, nuclear plants Comments suggest struggling firm FirstEnergy could get help from the DOE. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Google+ (Opens in new window)Click to ...
  • NASA’s planet-hunting TESS telescope launches Monday aboard a SpaceX rocket Some of the most exciting space news of the past few years has been about Earth-like exoplanets that could one day (or perhaps already do) support life. TESS, a space telescope set to launch Monday aboard a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket, will scan the sky for exoplanets faster and better than any existing platforms, expanding ...
  • We’ve found the cells norovirus targets—we just don’t know what they do Targeting a small population of cells seems to be enough for some big effects. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Google+ (Opens in ...
  • Google’s ‘Semantic Experiences’ let you play word games with its AI Google does have a little fun now and then, when the master AI permits it, and today it has posted a few web experiments that let you engage with its word-association systems in a playful way. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click ...
  • New measurements set two areas of physics against each other The Fine Structure Constant may help tell us what’s beyond the Standard Model. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Google+ (Opens in new ...
  • NASA may fly crew into deep space sooner, but there’s a price The Exploration Upper Stage seems nowhere near readiness. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Google+ (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pinterest ...
  • “Is curing patients a sustainable business model?” Goldman Sachs analysts ask Analyst report notes that Gilead’s hep C cure will make less than $4 billion this year. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Google+ ...
  • Kubrick and Clarke reunited as mountains on Pluto’s moon Charon Names proposed by the public are now officially acknowledged by astronomers. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Google+ (Opens in new window)Click to ...
  • Polynesians may not have gone grocery shopping in South America Sweet potatoes may have reached Pacific Islands 100,000 years ahead of Polynesians. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Google+ (Opens in new window)Click ...
  • Rocket Lab is about to win the small satellite launch space race “The sales team has just been going flat out.” Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Google+ (Opens in new window)Click to share on ...
  • Inflammation is bad, including for those in the womb Researchers track maternal inflammation, then follow their babies for two years. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Google+ (Opens in new window)Click to ...
  • A crummy drop-down menu appeared to kill dozens of mothers in Texas This doesn’t mean maternal mortality in Texas or the US is OK. It’s still horrific. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Google+ (Opens ...
  • Who’s a good AI? Dog-based data creates a canine machine learning system We’ve trained machine learning systems to identify objects, navigate streets, and recognize facial expressions, but as difficult as they may be, they don’t even touch the level of sophistication required to simulate, for example, a dog. Well, this project aims to do just that — in a very limited way of course. By observing the ...
  • Putting CO₂ to use: 10 finalists named for Carbon XPrize Rather than burying our emissions, companies hope to turn them into products. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Google+ (Opens in new window)Click ...
  • Three years of staring lets scientists capture a neutron star “glitch” For a fraction of a second, a pulsar stopped pulsing. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Google+ (Opens in new window)Click to share ...
  • Australian Energy Market Operator likes its new Tesla battery quite a bit Market regulators looking outside Australia for ways to price battery storage. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Google+ (Opens in new window)Click to ...
  • Elizabeth Holmes announces brutal layoffs at Theranos following SEC settlement The move is seen as a last-ditch effort to save cash and put off bankruptcy. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Google+ (Opens ...
  • The closest exoplanet to Earth just got doused with deadly flares “This suggests that life on Proxima b will have to undergo complex adaptations.” Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Google+ (Opens in new ...
  • Eating world’s hottest pepper sparks brain disorder, thunderclap headaches Hot peppers linked to blood flow problems, heart attacks before, but not brain issues. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Google+ (Opens in ...
  • Elon Musk shows off a new tooling for the BFR spaceship “Hop” tests of the rocket’s spaceship could begin later this year, or in 2019. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Google+ (Opens in ...
  • Saudi Arabian fossil find puts finger on the story of human dispersal The finger bone is the oldest directly dated human fossil outside Africa and the Levant. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Google+ (Opens ...
  • European grid dispute resolved, lost 6 minutes returned to oven clocks Running the continental grid at a higher frequency than normal added time to clocks. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Google+ (Opens in ...
  • The puzzling case of two women who lost their hair after eating bitter squash A shear case of poisonous vegetables takes a hairy turn with a new symptom. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Google+ (Opens in ...
  • Hot-air dryers suck in nasty bathroom bacteria and shoot them at your hands Air filters can help, but healthcare and research centers may want to stick with towels. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Google+ (Opens ...
  • Interior secretary: SpaceX wouldn’t be building rockets if it were regulated! Interior Secretary to wind energy execs: Trump is your friend! Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Google+ (Opens in new window)Click to share ...
  • Solar is so hot right now: Context for 2017’s 98 GW of photovoltaic panels That’s the good news. The bad news is we keep demanding more energy. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Google+ (Opens in new ...
  • Under a millimeter wide and powered by light, these tiny cameras could hide almost anywhere As if there weren’t already cameras enough in this world, researchers created a new type that is both microscopic and self-powered, making it possible to embed just about anywhere and have it work perpetually. It’s undoubtedly cool technology, but it’s probably also going to cause a spike in tinfoil sales. Share this:Click to email this to ...
  • Mysterious sunstones in medieval Viking texts could really have worked A new study says Vikings could have used these stones to navigate to Greenland. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Google+ (Opens in ...
  • Satellite tracking of Antarctica expands view of glacial patchwork These glaciers have an independent streak, but many are shrinking. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Google+ (Opens in new window)Click to share ...
  • Machine-learning says Homo naledi may not have buried its dead Alleged early hominin burials may just be accidents, according to a new study. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Google+ (Opens in new ...
  • Machine Learning Zone: OpenAI competition takes on Sonic the Hedgehog Retro video games have been a useful platform for machine learning research for years, and the systems created have been creeping through the classics, mastering them as they go. Sonic the Hedgehog may be the next to fall: OpenAI has announced a competition to apply machine learning to the classic Sega game. Share this:Click to email ...
  • Lumber’s lure: Thanks to physics, viable biofuel may grow in the woods Future biofuel production requires new catalysts—or better training for stubborn enzymes. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Google+ (Opens in new window)Click to ...
  • 500 years of Mississippi flood data shows things have gotten worse Study’s authors suggest flood control measures have made things worse. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Google+ (Opens in new window)Click to share ...
  • Video: Astronaut Peggy Whitson talks to Ars about what it takes to run the ISS She has also spent more time in space than any other American. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Google+ (Opens in new window)Click ...
  • Cavitation dilemma resolved in knuckle-cracking model Pull finger, fluid pressure drops, bubbles form and, crack, partially collapse. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Google+ (Opens in new window)Click to ...
  • Woman takes Ancestry.com DNA test, learns her real dad is her mom’s doctor Direct-to-consumer genetic analysis finds unexpected and twisted branch of family tree. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Google+ (Opens in new window)Click to ...
  • Porous silk fiber traps heat, hides a rabbit from IR camera Researchers mimic polar bear fur, create highly insulating, lightweight cloth. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Google+ (Opens in new window)Click to share ...
  • “Nightmare” superbugs continue to lurk in US, but control efforts working Scary headlines, but 2006-15 data show declines in prevalence of these nasty germs. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Google+ (Opens in new ...
  • SpaceX reaches the promised land of launching every two weeks Gwynne Shotwell said SpaceX would increase flight rate by 50 percent. It has. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Google+ (Opens in new ...
  • “I don’t f—ing care”: In wooing $67M from big alcohol, NIH nixed critical study The NIH is already investigating the matter as more unseemly details emerge. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Google+ (Opens in new window)Click ...
  • NASA grants Lockheed Martin $248M contract to develop a quieter supersonic jet The Concorde was a generation ago, yet its legend persists — and the dream of supersonic flight may be returning. NASA and Lockheed Martin are taking concrete steps towards the creation of jets that travel faster than the speed of sound but are “about as loud as a car door closing.” Share this:Click to email this ...
  • Training plus a placebo may make a drug more effective Your brain and immune system can work together to turn a memory into a drug. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Google+ (Opens ...
  • SpaceX launch will bring science and supplies to ISS and return with a glitchy Robonaut SpaceX is about to launch its 14th resupply mission to the International Space Station, sending up a lightly used Dragon capsule filled with goodies at 1:30 PST. In addition to the delivery, this Dragon will also take back some cargo: the malfunctioning Robonaut 2, which apparently bricked itself sometime during the last few months. Share this:Click ...
  • SpaceX is (gasp) going to expend its fifth Falcon 9 in a row Company is working through its inventory of recovered Falcon 9 rockets. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Google+ (Opens in new window)Click to ...
  • Satellite images from highly oblique angles are pretty mindblowing “I thought it would be great to take some imagery of the world’s most vertical places.” Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Google+ ...
  • China’s “Heavenly Palace” returns to Earth and burns up Due to the station’s track it seems unlikely that anyone on land had much of a view. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on ...