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December 5, 2019

NASA’s solar probe reveals stunning results after swooping in close to the sun

Rogue plasma waves and sideways, 100,000-mile-per-hour solar winds abound. The sky is full of stars, but only one sits within our reach. Even as close as […]
December 3, 2019

It’s 10 p.m., Do You Know What Your Astronauts Are Doing?

How do you feel about helicopter parenting? The result may determine whether you would be a better fit with NASA’s astronaut program or its Russian counterpart. During […]
December 2, 2019

This Newfound Monster Black Hole Is Too Big for Theories to Handle

Stellar-mass black holes aren’t supposed to be so hefty. Scientists recently found a black hole so big that theory strains explain it, a new study reports. A Chinese-led […]
December 1, 2019

New ‘Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker’ Featurette Turns the Nostalgia Dial Up High

Can 42 years really feel so long ago and in such a galaxy far, far away? A new featurette shows the behind the scenes filming in […]
November 30, 2019

NASA Gets Ready For The Private Astronaut Business

NASA wants to purchase a seat on a private astronaut flight in the next five years, the agency announced earlier this week. It’s another move that […]
November 29, 2019

NASA to Broadcast Next Space Station Resupply Launch, Prelaunch Activities

NASA commercial cargo provider SpaceX is targeting 12:51 p.m. EST Wednesday, Dec. 4, for the launch of its 19th resupply mission to the International Space Station under contract […]
November 25, 2019

Building a Planet B for Humanity Isn’t a Good Enough Reason to Explore Space

Listen to would-be space explorers for long enough, and eventually they will likely argue that humans must develop outposts on other worlds in case of disaster […]
November 24, 2019

How AI is Promoting World Security and Counter-Terrorism

Artificial Intelligence is a new tool that’s enabling the world to be a safer place. Through the use of these techniques, security and counter-terrorism efforts can […]
November 22, 2019

New details emerge about failed lunar landings

HOUSTON — The Indian government has offered new details about what happened during its first attempt to land on the moon in September. In a written response […]