Saint Louis Science Center Hosts Historic Smithsonian Apollo 11 Exhibit Featuring Engaging Design Contributions from Luci Creative

Credit for all photos: collectSPACE.com ST. LOUIS and CHICAGO – (May 1, 2018) – “Destination Moon: The Apollo 11 Mission” is a celebratory 50th anniversary exhibition of the Apollo 11 … Continue reading Saint Louis Science Center Hosts Historic Smithsonian Apollo 11 Exhibit Featuring Engaging Design Contributions from Luci Creative

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SpaceX to launch space harpoon, more crazy science to ISS

Your daily selection of the hottest trending tech news! According to CNET SpaceX is aiming for its second successful Falcon 9 rocket launch in the span of just four days with … Continue reading SpaceX to launch space harpoon, more crazy science to ISS

Astronomers Figure Out How to use Gravitational Lensing to Measure the Mass of White Dwarfs

Your daily selection of the latest science news! According to Universe Today For the sake of studying the most distant objects in the Universe, astronomers often rely on a technique … Continue reading Astronomers Figure Out How to use Gravitational Lensing to Measure the Mass of White Dwarfs

We Were Totally Wrong About That Scott Kelly Space Genes Story

Your daily selection of the latest science news! According to Live Science Brothers Scott (left) and Mark Kelly are the only identical twin astronauts in history. Credit: Courtesy NASA Twins … Continue reading We Were Totally Wrong About That Scott Kelly Space Genes Story

Some black holes erase your past

Your daily selection of the latest science news! According to Phys.org – latest science and technology news stories Passing through the outer or event horizon of a black hole would … Continue reading Some black holes erase your past

This Photo of Earth Reminds Us How Small We Are

Your daily selection of the latest science news! According to Live Science Earth and the moon are mere dots in this photo captured on Jan. 17, 2018, from a distance … Continue reading This Photo of Earth Reminds Us How Small We Are

ESO Releases High-Definition Photo of Star-Forming Region Lupus 3

Your daily selection of the latest science news! According to Breaking Science News  The European Southern Observatory (ESO) today released the most detailed image taken so far of a star-forming … Continue reading ESO Releases High-Definition Photo of Star-Forming Region Lupus 3

Black hole breakthrough: New insight into mysterious jets

Your daily selection of the latest science news! According to Phys.org – latest science and technology news stories Credit: Northwestern University Through first-of-their-kind supercomputer simulations, researchers, including a Northwestern University … Continue reading Black hole breakthrough: New insight into mysterious jets

Satellites Predict a Cholera Outbreak Weeks in Advance

Your daily selection of the latest science news! According to Scientific American Content: Global Orbiting satellites can warn us of bad weather and help us navigate to that new taco … Continue reading Satellites Predict a Cholera Outbreak Weeks in Advance

Halloween asteroid prepares to return in 2018

Your daily selection of the latest science news! According to Phys.org – latest science and technology news stories Artist´s impression of the Halloween asteroid 2015 TB145, which resembles a human … Continue reading Halloween asteroid prepares to return in 2018

We Finally Know What Elements Are Contained in an Exploded Supernova

Your daily selection of the latest science news! According to ScienceAlert NASA’s Chandra X-Ray Observatory has been taking a long, hard look at one of the Milky Way’s most famous … Continue reading We Finally Know What Elements Are Contained in an Exploded Supernova

Living Bacteria “From Outer Space” Have Been Found on The Outside of The ISS

Your daily selection of the latest science news! According to ScienceAlert Sorry, I just had to put a “Life (2017)” reference gif.   Scientists on board the International Space Station … Continue reading Living Bacteria “From Outer Space” Have Been Found on The Outside of The ISS

Journey Through Gorgeous Nebulas in New Simulation

Your daily selection of the latest science news! According to Space.com NEBULAE – a cosmic meditation from Teun van der Zalm on Vimeo. A new video by visual artist Teun … Continue reading Journey Through Gorgeous Nebulas in New Simulation

Ringing black holes may glow in the dark

Your daily selection of the latest science news! According to Science – Ars Technica Ever since LIGO (and now Virgo) started picking up gravitational waves, theorists have gone nuts. The … Continue reading Ringing black holes may glow in the dark

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

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 

Using the ‘Bootstrap,’ Physicists Uncover Geometry of Theory Space 

In the 1960s, the charismatic physicist Geoffrey Chew espoused a radical vision of the universe, and with it, a new way of doing physics. Theorists of the era were struggling … Continue reading Using the ‘Bootstrap,’ Physicists Uncover Geometry of Theory Space 

Particles from outer space are wreaking low-grade havoc on personal electronics

Estimated failure rates from single event upsets at the transistor, integrated circuit and device level for the last three semiconductor architectures. Credit: Bharat Bhuva, Vanderbilt University You may not realize … Continue reading Particles from outer space are wreaking low-grade havoc on personal electronics

SpaceX Launching Lightning Tracker, ‘Three-Eyed’ Raven, Deadly Superbug for NASA

Astronauts aboard the International Space Station captured this view of lightning over the Pacific Ocean at night. One new tool heading to the station, the Lightning Imaging Sensor, will track … Continue reading SpaceX Launching Lightning Tracker, ‘Three-Eyed’ Raven, Deadly Superbug for NASA

These images of eerie ‘blue jets’ reveal just how creepy being alone in space is

When thrust into Earth’s orbit for an extended stay in space, astronauts don’t just experience an array of physical changes – space travel can have many mind-altering effects on a … Continue reading These images of eerie ‘blue jets’ reveal just how creepy being alone in space is

Look Up Friday! Green Comet and Snow Moon Eclipse Team Up for Skywatchers

Skywatchers this weekend will get two special, subtle treats: a penumbral lunar eclipse on Friday (Feb. 10) and a strange green comet reaching its peak viewing time the following morning. … Continue reading Look Up Friday! Green Comet and Snow Moon Eclipse Team Up for Skywatchers

Private Space Station Coming Soon? Company Aiming for 2020 Launch

The first Axiom module (lower right, with body-mounted solar panels) would be coupled to the International Space Station (ISS). This module would use one port when docked to the ISS … Continue reading Private Space Station Coming Soon? Company Aiming for 2020 Launch

Bigelow Aerospace seeking additional use of experimental ISS module

BEAM, the Bigelow Expandable Activity Module, is highlighted in its expanded configuration in this computer rendering. Credit: NASA/Bigelow WASHINGTON — Bigelow Aerospace is in discussions with NASA about extended use … Continue reading Bigelow Aerospace seeking additional use of experimental ISS module

Video of exploding citrus oils accelerating 1,000 times greater than a rocket going to space

Every wonder why oranges, lemons, and limes spray a small mist when you peel them? That’s the question researchers at the University of Central Florida have been asking for the … Continue reading Video of exploding citrus oils accelerating 1,000 times greater than a rocket going to space

An asteroid just flew by Earth two times closer than the moon — and we barely saw it coming 

NASA An illustration of a near-Earth object, or NEO, passing near Earth. Early Monday morning, while the US East Coast was pouring coffee, dropping kids off at school, and cursing in … Continue reading An asteroid just flew by Earth two times closer than the moon — and we barely saw it coming 

NASA to Hold Media Call for Discovery Program Announcement

NASA will discuss the results of its latest Discovery mission selection during a media teleconference at 4 p.m. EST on Wednesday, Jan. 4. The briefing participants are: Thomas Zurbuchen, associate … Continue reading NASA to Hold Media Call for Discovery Program Announcement