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SpaceX launches Falcon Heavy during first nighttime launchvideo

SpaceX is ready for Falcon Heavy’s first nighttime launch

SpaceX is ready to complete the first-ever nighttime launch of its mammoth Falcon Heavy rocket. The spacecraft is scheduled to blast off from pad 39A at Kennedy Space Center in Florida...
Deforestation and greenhouse effect bill in Oregon

Oregon governor deploys police to round up GOP senators fleeing climate vote

Oregon Governor Kate Brown directed the state police to pursue Republican state senators dodging a vote on a watershed climate plan. As NBC News reported, the carbon cap-and-trade proposal would be...
Teegarden's Star system reveals habitable planets

2 possibly inhabitable planets found in our cosmic backyard

Two rocky Earth-sized planets may circle a dim and aging star just 12 light-years away. Even more exciting, the planets both orbit within the star’s habitable, or “Goldilocks,” zone. They could...
New Milky Way galaxy research hints at origins

The Milky Way collided with a ghost galaxy, and it’s a dark matter

Binge any space program on TV and the subject of colliding galaxies will invariably come up. For instance, the Milky Way will have a run-in with its galactic neighbor, Andromeda, in...
Jupiter moon Europa has salt on it

The discovery of salt on Jupiter’s moon Europa bodes well for life

Jupiter’s moon Europa is giving new meaning to the phrase “salt of the earth.” The Jovian satellite is one of the most promising bodies in the solar system in the search for...
Here are 3 things we can do to help end world hunger

3 ways to feed 10 billion people in 2050

Believe it or not, the world’s population is expected to increase by a whopping 43 percent to over 10 billion people by 2050. Considering the food chain is already under pressure...
Scientists alter blood type with gut microbes

Scientists use gut microbes to alter blood type

In 2018, the American Red Cross announced that there was an urgent shortage of blood in the nation’s blood banks. Life-saving transfusions rely on gracious donors to fill up the reserves....
Ocean Discovery Xprize announcedvideo

Mapping the seafloor with robots by 2030

While nearly all the land on Earth is mapped out, the oceans are a different story. Somewhat surprisingly, 80 percent of the underwater world is unmapped. Now, a fleet of autonomous...
Nicholas Sloane to tow Antarctic iceberg to S. Africa to deal with water shortage

South African sailor to solve water shortage by towing iceberg

Nearly the entire scientific community agrees that more and more ice is melting in the polar regions due to climate change. There is a small minority who choose to deny overwhelming...
NASA welcomes civilian tourists to ISS

NASA to allow civilian tourists aboard the International Space Station

Plenty of people dream about going into space. However, less than 1 percent actually get to do it. Now, NASA is ready to change all that and make dreams come true...for...

Apple acquires autonomous vehicles startup Drive.ai

On Tuesday, Apple announced plans to acquire struggling Mountain View, California-based autonomous vehicles startup Drive.ai. Financial details of the sale have not been disclosed....