Fastest-Thinning Greenland Glacier Threw NASA Scientists for a Loop. It’s Actually Growing.

Tech Gaming Science Your daily selection of the top trending News; According to Live Science (Cover Image) The front of Iceland’s Jakobshavn Glacier, where icebergs calve off. Credit: NASA/OIB/John Sonntag … Continue reading Fastest-Thinning Greenland Glacier Threw NASA Scientists for a Loop. It’s Actually Growing.

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NASA Cancels First All-Female Spacewalk Over Spacesuit Sizes

Tech Gaming Science Your daily selection of the top trending News; According to NYT > Science It hadn’t been planned as a historic mission, yet it would have represented a … Continue reading NASA Cancels First All-Female Spacewalk Over Spacesuit Sizes

NASA Has Translated a Hubble Photo Into Music, And It’s Absolutely Terrifying

Your daily selection of the top trending News According to ScienceAlert The Universe is a wondrous place, full of vast numbers of planets to explore, unsolved mysteries, and even ‘superbubbles‘ … Continue reading NASA Has Translated a Hubble Photo Into Music, And It’s Absolutely Terrifying

After a reset, Сuriosity is operating normally

Your daily selection of the top trending News According to Phys.org NASA’s Curiosity Mars took this image with its Mastcam on Feb. 10, 2019 (Sol 2316). The rover is currently … Continue reading After a reset, Сuriosity is operating normally

Opportunity did not answer NASA’s final call, and it’s now lost to us

Your daily selection of the latest science news! According to Science – Ars Technica (This article and its images were originally posted on Science – Ars Technica February 13, 2019 … Continue reading Opportunity did not answer NASA’s final call, and it’s now lost to us

NASA Discovered a ‘Disturbing’ Glacier Hole Two-Thirds the Size of Manhattan

Your daily selection of the top trending News According to Motherboard Climate change is wreaking havoc in Earth’s remotest corners. At the Thwaites Glacier in Antarctica, scientists found a massive … Continue reading NASA Discovered a ‘Disturbing’ Glacier Hole Two-Thirds the Size of Manhattan

NASA suffers data breach – Staff’s personal data stolen

Your daily selection of the hottest trending tech news! According to HackRead (This article and its images were originally posted on HackRead December 20, 2018 at 08:52AM.) Another day, another … Continue reading NASA suffers data breach – Staff’s personal data stolen

NASA’s New Horizons Spacecraft Captures New Images of Ultima Thule

Your daily selection of the latest science news! According to Breaking Science News (This article and its images were originally posted on Breaking Science News December 14, 2018 at 09:02AM.) … Continue reading NASA’s New Horizons Spacecraft Captures New Images of Ultima Thule

Nasa’s Voyager 2 probe ‘leaves the Solar System’

Your daily selection of the latest science news! According to BBC News – Science & Environment (This article and its images were originally posted on BBC News – Science & … Continue reading Nasa’s Voyager 2 probe ‘leaves the Solar System’

The Truth Behind a NASA Report on Aliens Visiting Earth

Your daily selection of the latest science news! According to RealClearScience – Homepage (This article and its images were originally posted on RealClearScience – Homepage December 8, 2018 at 02:06AM.) … Continue reading The Truth Behind a NASA Report on Aliens Visiting Earth

Google has enlisted NASA to help it prove quantum supremacy within months

Your daily selection of the hottest trending tech news! According to New on MIT Technology Review (This article and its images were originally posted on New on MIT Technology Review … Continue reading Google has enlisted NASA to help it prove quantum supremacy within months

How NASA Will Use Robots to Create Rocket Fuel From Martian Soil

Your daily selection of the hottest trending tech news! According to IEEE Spectrum Robotics (This article and its images were originally posted on IEEE Spectrum Robotics October 30, 2018 at … Continue reading How NASA Will Use Robots to Create Rocket Fuel From Martian Soil

NASA Retires Kepler Space Telescope, Passes Planet-Hunting Torch

Your daily selection of the latest science news! According to NASA Breaking News (This article and its images were originally posted on NASA Breaking News October 30, 2018 at 03:11PM.) … Continue reading NASA Retires Kepler Space Telescope, Passes Planet-Hunting Torch

NASA Invites Media to 16th SpaceX Cargo Launch to Space Station

Your daily selection of the latest science news! According to NASA Breaking News (This article and its images were originally posted on NASA Breaking News October 31, 2018 at 11:06AM.) … Continue reading NASA Invites Media to 16th SpaceX Cargo Launch to Space Station

After more speculation about cause of ISS leak, NASA issues another statement

Your daily selection of the latest science news! According to Science – Ars Technica (This article and its images were originally posted on Science – Ars Technica October 3, 2018 … Continue reading After more speculation about cause of ISS leak, NASA issues another statement

Inky Black, Polluted Rivers Seep into Ocean After Hurricane Florence in NASA Image

  Your daily selection of the latest science news! According to Live Science (This article and its images were originally posted on Live Science September 26, 2018 at 04:33PM.) (cover … Continue reading Inky Black, Polluted Rivers Seep into Ocean After Hurricane Florence in NASA Image

NASA’s planet hunter satellite gets first hit in its search for another Earth

Your daily selection of the hottest trending tech news! According to Digital Trends (This article and its images were originally posted on Digital Trends September 21, 2018 at 04:02PM.) Relocating … Continue reading NASA’s planet hunter satellite gets first hit in its search for another Earth

NASA Names Holly Ridings New Chief Flight Director

Your daily selection of the latest science news! According to NASA Breaking News (This article and its images were originally posted on NASA Breaking News September 17, 2018 at 02:18PM.) … Continue reading NASA Names Holly Ridings New Chief Flight Director

NASA, ULA Launch Mission to Track Earth’s Changing Ice

Your daily selection of the latest science news! According to NASA Breaking News (This article and its images were originally posted on NASA Breaking News September 15, 2018 at 10:39AM.) … Continue reading NASA, ULA Launch Mission to Track Earth’s Changing Ice

NASA’s $1 Million Mars-Settling Challenge: Turn CO2 into Sugar

Your daily selection of the latest science news! According to Space.com (This article and its images were originally posted on Space.com September 5, 2018 at 06:50AM.) (Cover Image) An artist’s … Continue reading NASA’s $1 Million Mars-Settling Challenge: Turn CO2 into Sugar

NASA will publicly test quiet supersonic technology in November

Your daily selection of the hottest trending tech news! According to Engadget (This article and its images were originally posted on Engadget July 2, 2018 at 01:45AM.)   NASA/Maria Werries … Continue reading NASA will publicly test quiet supersonic technology in November

A Gorgeous ‘Blue’ Sand Dune Snakes Across Mars in This Awesome NASA Photo

Your daily selection of the latest science news! According to Space.com (This article and its images were originally posted on Space.com June 27, 2018 at 07:34AM.) (cover Imgae) A big … Continue reading A Gorgeous ‘Blue’ Sand Dune Snakes Across Mars in This Awesome NASA Photo

Former astronaut criticizes lunar gateway plans

Your daily selection of the latest science news! According to SpaceNews.com (This article and its images were originally posted on SpaceNews.com June 18, 2018 at 09:52PM.) WASHINGTON — A former … Continue reading Former astronaut criticizes lunar gateway plans

This Is NASA’s New Plan to Detect and Destroy Asteroids Before They Hit Earth

Your daily selection of the latest science news! According to Space.com (This article and its images were originally posted on Space.com June 20, 2018 at 10:31AM.) (cover Image) Artist’s illustration … Continue reading This Is NASA’s New Plan to Detect and Destroy Asteroids Before They Hit Earth

NASA is learning the best way to grow food in space

Your daily selection of the latest science news! According to Popular Science (This article and its images were originally posted on Popular Science June 6, 2018 at 01:54PM.) “Our plants … Continue reading NASA is learning the best way to grow food in space

Pluto has “Sand Dunes”, but Instead of Sand, it’s Grains of Frozen Methane

Your daily selection of the latest science news! According to Universe Today (This article and its images were originally posted on Universe Today June 4, 2018 at 06:31PM.) In July … Continue reading Pluto has “Sand Dunes”, but Instead of Sand, it’s Grains of Frozen Methane

NASA is about to create the coldest spot in the known universe

Your daily selection of the latest science news! According to Popular Science Beyond the bounds of our planet, the record for the coldest temperature is currently held by the Boomerang … Continue reading NASA is about to create the coldest spot in the known universe

Houston Mechatronics Raises $20M to Bring NASA Expertise to Transforming Robot Submersibles

Your daily selection of the hottest trending tech news! According to IEEE Spectrum Robotics Deep ocean robotics is not generally an area where we expect to see much in the … Continue reading Houston Mechatronics Raises $20M to Bring NASA Expertise to Transforming Robot Submersibles

NASA to allow nuclear power systems for next Discovery mission

Your daily selection of the latest science news! According to SpaceNews.com WASHINGTON — Citing progress in producing plutonium-238, NASA will allow scientists proposing missions for an upcoming planetary science competition … Continue reading NASA to allow nuclear power systems for next Discovery mission

NASA Has Invented an Incredible New Space Navigation Technique

Your daily selection of the latest science news! According to ScienceAlert Oh, the places we’ll go! NASA has invented a new type of autonomous space navigation that could see human-made … Continue reading NASA Has Invented an Incredible New Space Navigation Technique

Too Big, Too Soon. Monster Black Hole Seen Shortly After the Big Bang

Your daily selection of the latest science news! According to Universe Today It is a well known fact among astronomers and cosmologists that the farther into the Universe you look, … Continue reading Too Big, Too Soon. Monster Black Hole Seen Shortly After the Big Bang

Cassini’s Final Moments May Be Visible From a Telescope Here on Earth

Another challenge is that Cassini’s two nexuses of control – NASA and the European Space Agency – won’t “see” the event in the dark of night, making the signal all the much dimmer as western telescopes fight twilight.

Supernova’s messy birth casts doubt on reliability of astronomical yardstick

Astronomers can correct for the difference because the brightest supernovae seem to fade more slowly than their dimmer kin. Still, the fact that each ‘standard candle’ looks slightly different from the next is cause for concern.

Large Near-Earth Asteroid Will Pass Earth by This September

Once again, NASA has determined that this particular asteroid will sail harmlessly by, passing Earth at a minimum distance of over 7 million km (4.4 million mi), or about 18 times the distance between the Earth and the Moon. As Paul Chodas – NASA’s manager of CNEOS at the Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Pasadena, California – said in a NASA press statement.

NASA Has a $3.5bn Plan to Save The Planet From The Yellowstone Supervolcano

This, a NASA guide explains, means that large-scale eruptions from supervolcanoes are “exceedingly rare and the odds that one will occur in the lifetime of anybody reading this article are vanishingly small.

Water is streaming across Antarctica: New survey finds liquid flow more widespread than thought

Massive summer melting on East Antarctica’s Amery Ice Shelf, seen from NASA’s Landsat 4 satellite. The image shows about 520 square miles. Credit: NASA In the first such continent-wide survey, … Continue reading Water is streaming across Antarctica: New survey finds liquid flow more widespread than thought

We’ll probably have to genetically augment our bodies to survive Mars
 

  When it comes to space travel, there’s no shortage of enthusiasm to get humans to Mars, with Space X’s Elon Musk saying his company could take passengers to the … Continue reading We’ll probably have to genetically augment our bodies to survive Mars
 

Astronomers just found a star orbiting a black hole at 1 percent the speed of light 

Astronomers have just spotted a star whizzing around a vast black hole at about 2.5 times the distance between Earth and the Moon, and it takes only half an hour … Continue reading Astronomers just found a star orbiting a black hole at 1 percent the speed of light 

NASA moving ahead with plans for cislunar human outpost

A Lockheed Martin concept of a cislunar outpost that could support future human missions to the moon or elsewhere. Credit: Lockheed Martin GREENBELT, Md. — Despite uncertainty about potential policy … Continue reading NASA moving ahead with plans for cislunar human outpost

The future of space colonization – terraforming or space habitats?

Artist’s concept of a terraformed Mars (left) and an O’Neill Cylinder. Credit: Ittiz/Wikimedia Commons (left)/Rick Guidice/NASA Ames Research Center (right) The idea of terraforming Mars – aka “Earth’s Twin” – … Continue reading The future of space colonization – terraforming or space habitats?

Kepler Telescope Beams Back Raw Data on Earth-Size Exoplanets of TRAPPIST-1

At least seven planets orbit the dim star TRAPPIST-1, located 39 light-years from Earth. Credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech Scientists, have at it: NASA has released raw data from the Kepler Space Telescope … Continue reading Kepler Telescope Beams Back Raw Data on Earth-Size Exoplanets of TRAPPIST-1

NASA’s Cassini Orbiter Spots Two Small Objects in Saturn’s F Ring  

As Cassini continues its ring-grazing orbits, diving just past the outside of Saturn’s F ring, the outermost discrete ring of the planet, it is tracking several small objects there. The latest … Continue reading NASA’s Cassini Orbiter Spots Two Small Objects in Saturn’s F Ring  

Scientists reach back in time to discover some of the most power-packed galaxies 

In the heart of an active galaxy, matter falling toward a supermassive black hole generates jets of particles traveling near the speed of light. Credit: NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center … Continue reading Scientists reach back in time to discover some of the most power-packed galaxies 

Wow! Rainbow Streaks Over Massive Rocket Engine Test (Video)

Video via VideoFromSpace A rainbow graced NASA’s first engine test of 2017 for its powerful Space Launch System (SLS) rocket, which is expected to bring astronauts out past Earth orbit in … Continue reading Wow! Rainbow Streaks Over Massive Rocket Engine Test (Video)

Diehard Coders Just Rescued NASA’s Earth Science Data

ON SATURDAY MORNING, the white stone buildings on UC Berkeley’s campus radiated with unfiltered sunshine. The sky was blue, the campanile was chiming. But instead of enjoying the beautiful day, … Continue reading Diehard Coders Just Rescued NASA’s Earth Science Data