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This technique turns recycled plastics into oil.

New recycling technique turns all types of plastic into oil

Despite the good efforts of many environmentally-minded consumers, a huge percentage of plastic still ends up in landfills. Even plastic containers placed in the recycling bin may end up rotting in...
NASA is testing its new underwater rover in Antarctica

NASA to begin testing underwater rover in Antarctica

Planetary scientists believe that some of the best places to look for extraterrestrial life are the subsurface oceans that exist underneath the icy crusts of moons in the outer solar system....
Trials test suspended animation in humans for the first time.

Suspended animation tested for first time in human subjects

The idea of temporarily preserving oneself on ice is mind-boggling. What would it be like? How long could it be sustained? Is suspended animation the key to deep space travel? Thanks...
SpaceX's Starship just exploded during a ground test.video

SpaceX’s Starship exploded during ground testing

SpaceX has been riding high lately with regards to the progression of its various projects. Unfortunately, the firm experienced a setback on Wednesday when its prototype Starship spacecraft burst apart during...
Neptune's moons avoid collision with each other by dancing in a strange orbit.

Two of Neptune’s moons perform a delicate dance to avoid smashing into each other

As the outermost planet (sorry Pluto), Neptune is one of the most mysterious bodies in the solar system. Astronomers are conducting more research to discover some of the secrets that the...
NASA research finds that astronauts may experience blood flow issues after returning from space.

Astronauts may experience abnormal blood flow, clots during extended space stays per new NASA...

It appears that space travel isn’t as safe as originally thought. While nothing about living in outer space is designed for human life, new NASA research suggests that it might actually...
Scientists suggest that black holes may be lurking just outside the solar system.

Star flung away by black hole will leave galaxy, never to return

Five million years ago—around the time our human ancestors began to walk upright—the supermassive black hole at the center of the Milky Way flung a star away from the galactic core....
Abstract 3D sphere spiral shape

AI ‘discovers’ heliocentricity on its own, could it unlock quantum mysteries as well?

Ancient Greek astronomer and mathematician Aristarchus of Samos put forth the first known heliocentric model of the solar system. His Polish counterpart, Nicolaus Copernicus, rediscovered and built upon the same theory...
ISS delays planned May 1 launch of SpaceX resupply rocket

Next Soyuz crew training for 3-person stay at ISS

The next three-person crew is training for an upcoming stay at the International Space Station (ISS), Spaceflight Now reports. The team will travel to the orbiting lab on a Soyuz rocket...
Are women still having a hard time being recognized in science?

NASA’s ‘Hidden Figures’ women to receive Congressional Gold Medals

NASA's "Hidden Figures" heroines will receive Congressional Gold Medals, according to a White House announcement. The brilliant African American female foursome made game-changing contributions to the agency during the Space Race. President...

Bose unveils ‘Star Wars’ themed 360-degree audio AR experience

When most people think of augmented reality (AR) they think of it as something visual. After all, it grew in popularity thanks to sight-based...