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NASA’s Insight Lander aimed for Mars Fires its Thrusters for the First Time

NASA’s Insight Lander aimed for Mars Fires its Thrusters for the First Time

Deep Exploration Lander Corrects its Trajectory to Reach Mars on Schedule....

5 hours ago

130-million-year-old Fossil Could Rewrite Timing for Supercontinent Pangea Breakup

130-million-year-old Fossil Could Rewrite Timing for Supercontinent Pangea Breakup

New study says that Pangea did not completely separate until 15 million years after previous estimate....

15 hours ago, 5:50pm CDT

Three Massive Canyons Discovered in Antarctica

Three Massive Canyons Discovered in Antarctica

The discovery is the result of an analysis of airborne radar data collected during European Space Agency PolarGAP project...

19 hours ago, 2:04pm CDT

Curiosity Rover is Drilling on Mars Again

Curiosity Rover is Drilling on Mars Again

The test on Sunday produced the first drilled sample on Mars in more than a year...

20 hours ago, 12:56pm CDT

NASA Camera Melts During a SpaceX Rocket Launch

NASA Camera Melts During a SpaceX Rocket Launch

One of the six NASA cameras destroyed in a fire sparked by the launch...

1 day ago, 6:11am CDT

Giant Flatworms are Invading France

Giant Flatworms are Invading France

Hammerhead flatworms are predators of soil animals and could pose a threat to local biodiversity...

1 day ago, 3:57pm CDT

Rosetta Spacecraft Unravels the Mystery of Comet 67P Dust Jets

Rosetta Spacecraft Unravels the Mystery of Comet 67P Dust Jets

New study shows for the first time that the unusual shape of the comet is responsible for this phenomenon...

1 day ago, 1:15pm CDT

Earth Suddenly Emerged from the Ocean 2.4 Billion Years Ago

Earth Suddenly Emerged from the Ocean 2.4 Billion Years Ago

Chemical signatures in the Earth's most common sedimentary rock point to a rapid rise of land above the ocean 2.4 billion...

2 days ago, 6:55am CDT

Scientists are Using eDNA Sampling to Find Loch Ness Monster

Scientists are Using eDNA Sampling to Find Loch Ness Monster

Scientists go in Search of the Loch Ness Monster using DNA Testing as a Tool...

2 days ago, 6:00am CDT

Virtual Reality App VR Swann Helps Alzeimer's Patients to Train their Memory

Virtual Reality App VR Swann Helps Alzeimer's Patients to Train their Memory

New VR solution to help Alzeimer's Patients improve spatial memory to train for daily life....

2 days ago, 11:30pm CDT

Supernovae could have Caused Mass Extinctions on Earth

Supernovae could have Caused Mass Extinctions on Earth

New study says that supernovae likely caused decrease in Earth's ozone layer, which also affected its atmosphere...

2 days ago, 4:20pm CDT

NASA Sent This Box to ISS to Create Coldest Spot in The Universe

NASA Sent This Box to ISS to Create Coldest Spot in The Universe

Using Lasers in Space NASA will Create Conditions that Facilitate the Coldest Temperature in the Known Universe to study quantu...

4 days ago, 7:01am CDT

Humans Account for Just 0.01% of All Life on Earth But Eliminated Majority of Other Living Things

Humans Account for Just 0.01% of All Life on Earth But Eliminated Majority of Other Living Things

Our Species has Wiped Out Earth’s Biodiversity while Comprising a Small Percentage of It...

4 days ago, 3:07am CDT

China Launches Very First Private Rocket in Space

China Launches Very First Private Rocket in Space

China launches Very First Privately Owned Rocket into Outer Space...

5 days ago, 8:11am CDT

NASA’s RXTE Spacecraft Fall to Earth After 2 Decades in Space

NASA’s RXTE Spacecraft Fall to Earth After 2 Decades in Space

The satellite orbited Earth for years and detected X-rays signals released by some of the most extreme environments in space...

5 days ago, 3:31pm CDT

Astronomers Discover Fastest-Growing Black Hole in Space

Astronomers Discover Fastest-Growing Black Hole in Space

The newfound black hole is shining thousands of times more brightly than an entire galaxy...

5 days ago, 1:25pm CDT

NASA’s Curiosity Rover Tests a New Technique to Drill on Mars

NASA’s Curiosity Rover Tests a New Technique to Drill on Mars

The Curiosity rover drill is not properly working since December 2016....

6 days ago, 8:35am CDT

A Mineral is Stealing Iron from Earth’s Crust

A Mineral is Stealing Iron from Earth’s Crust

New study says that iron is removed from continental crust by a mineral called garnet...

6 days ago, 4:26am CDT

In the Future Plastic can be Made from CO2 and Sunshine.

In the Future Plastic can be Made from CO2 and Sunshine

Canadian Scientists created Ethylene, a Plastic Precursor, by Breaking Down CO2....

6 days ago, 1:27am CDT

NASA’s Planet Hunter TESS Snaps its First Image

NASA’s Planet-Hunter TESS Snaps its First Image

TESS mission is the next step in NASA's search for planets beyond our solar system...

6 days ago, 12:01am CDT

Tiny Satellite Creates First Global Map of Ice Clouds

Tiny Satellite Creates First Global Map of Ice Clouds

The data cloud help improve our understanding of ice clouds and their effect on Earth's climate...

6 days ago, 3:38pm CDT

Scientists Solve the Mystery of Green-Blooded Lizard

Scientists Solve the Mystery of Green-Blooded Lizard

Study shows that green blood evolved independently on at least four separate occasions...

6 days ago, 12:24pm CDT

Mars-Bound Spacecraft Captures First Image of Earth and Moon

Mars-Bound Spacecraft Captures First Image of Earth and Moon

The stunning image shows Earth and its moon as tiny dots floating in space...

1 week ago, 7:06am CDT

NASA’s Atomic Refrigerator will Create Coldest Spot in the Universe on ISS

NASA’s Atomic Refrigerator will Create Coldest Spot in the Universe on ISS

Researchers will use cold conditions on International Space Station to study a broad range of topics...

1 week ago, 3:29am CDT

Astronomers Release the Most Comprehensive Ultraviolent-Light Survey of Nearby Galaxies

Astronomers Release the Most Comprehensive Ultraviolet-Light Survey of Nearby Galaxies

The survey contains about 8000 clusters and 39 million hot blue stars in the local universe...

1 week ago, 7:18pm CDT

A New Form of Microbes Discovered in the Hot Water of Yellowstone

A New Form of Microbes Discovered in the Hot Water of Yellowstone

Microbes living in Yellowstone could hold clues to origin of life on Earth...

May 18 2018, 12:44pm CDT

Astronomers Detect Oxygen from Universe's First Stars

Astronomers Detect Oxygen from Universe's First Stars

New observations break the record for the most distant known source of oxygen...

May 18 2018, 6:43am CDT

Proton Contains 10 Times Greater Pressure Than a Neutron Star

Proton Contains 10 Times Greater Pressure Than a Neutron Star

Science says the Pressure within a Proton is Ten Times more Potent than within a Neutron Star...

May 18 2018, 5:17am CDT

Someone is Still Making Banned Ozone Destroying Chemical

Someone is Still Making Banned Ozone Destroying Chemical

Emissions of Chlorofluorocarbons, or CFCs, were Banned Years Ago yet They are Secretly being Manufactured Today...

May 18 2018, 2:57am CDT

Astronomers Spot Unusual Laser Coming from Ant Nebula

Astronomers Spot Unusual Laser Coming from Ant Nebula

The recent observations from Herschel space observatory suggest that Ant Nebula may be hiding a binary star system at its core...

May 18 2018, 2:55am CDT

NASA Satellites Reveal Major Changes in Global Freshwater Supply

NASA Satellites Reveal Major Changes in Global Freshwater Supply

New satellite-based study reveals a disturbing trend in Earth's freshwater distribution...

May 17 2018, 3:39pm CDT

Octopuses Could Actually be Aliens on Earth

Octopuses Could Actually be Aliens on Earth

New Hypothesis states that Octopuses could Actually be Aliens on Earth...

May 17 2018, 10:06am CDT

A Mysterious Disease is Detected in Florida Coral Reefs

A Mysterious Disease is Detected in Florida Coral Reefs

The disease is destroying large part of world's third largest coral reef system...

May 17 2018, 7:43am CDT

Extremely Powerful X-ray Laser Heats Water to 100,000 Degrees in a Fraction of a Second

Extremely Powerful X-ray Laser Heats Water to 100,000 Degrees in a Fraction of a Second

World's fastest water heater transforms water to plasma within millionths of a billionth of a second...

May 17 2018, 4:06am CDT

Jurassic Fossil Reveals How Some Ancient Crocodiles Evolved into Dolphin-Like Animals

Jurassic Fossil Reveals How Some Ancient Crocodiles Evolved into Dolphin-Like Animals

Fossil Dolphin Tail that is 180 Million Years Old is Missing Link in Crocodile Family Tree...

May 14 2018, 7:58am CDT

Multiverse Could be Hospitable to Life

Life Could Exist in the Multiverse

The Multiverse has a Fair Chance of Harboring Life Forms...

May 14 2018, 7:41am CDT

NASA is sending an autonomous helicopter to planet Mars in 2020

NASA is sending an autonomous helicopter to planet Mars in 2020

NASA testing flight possibilities on Mars....

May 14 2018, 2:55am CDT

Monstrous 78-Foot Wave is the Largest Ever Recorded in the Southern Hemisphere

Monstrous 78-Foot Wave is the Largest Ever Recorded in the Southern Hemisphere

A buoy recorded the wave on Tuesday near New Zealand's Campbell Island...

May 13 2018, 3:03pm CDT

Moon Dust may have Severe Impact on Human Health

Moon Dust may have Severe Impact on Human Health

New study says that astronauts could suffer bronchitis and other health problems by inhaling dust on moon surface...

May 13 2018, 11:19am CDT

Venus and Jupiter Change Earth’s Orbit Every 405,000 Years

Venus and Jupiter Change Earth’s Orbit Every 405,000 Years

The gradual shift in Earth's orbit influences our climate and life forms...

May 13 2018, 6:56am CDT