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First-ever space helicopter is en route to Mars aboard NASA's rover
Business Insider
Aug 06, 2020 19:34 UTC. Read More

New class of laser beam doesn't follow normal laws of refraction
Aug 06, 2020 18:39 UTC. Read More

How to see the 2020 Perseid meteor shower, one of the best of the year
Aug 06, 2020 18:10 UTC. Read More

OSIRIS-REx is One Rehearsal Away from Touching Asteroid Bennu
Aug 06, 2020 18:02 UTC. Read More

DNA from an ancient, unidentified ancestor was passed down to humans living today
Aug 06, 2020 17:59 UTC. Read More

Why Do Razor Blades Get Dull So Quickly?
Aug 06, 2020 17:59 UTC. Read More

How hair deforms steel
Science Magazine
Aug 06, 2020 17:54 UTC. Read More

Scientists use moon as a mirror to study Earth during lunar eclipse
Aug 06, 2020 17:25 UTC. Read More

Scythelike jaws of Cretaceous 'hell ant' clutch a baby cockroach in an amber tomb
Aug 06, 2020 17:17 UTC. Read More

Martian Night Sky Pulses in Ultraviolet Light
Aug 06, 2020 16:28 UTC. Read More

After delays, Falcon 9 rocket back on launch pad with Starlink satellites
Spaceflight Now
Aug 06, 2020 16:12 UTC. Read More

Signs of 'missing' neutron star found in heart of supernova
Aug 06, 2020 16:09 UTC. Read More

Weird 'broomstick' necked Triassic reptile named after mythical Greek sea monster
Aug 06, 2020 15:52 UTC. Read More

'It came alive:' Astronauts recount wild ride home on SpaceX's Crew Dragon
New York Post
Aug 06, 2020 15:41 UTC. Read More

Chemists create the brightest-ever fluorescent materials
Aug 06, 2020 14:59 UTC. Read More

Decades-long deep giant cloud disruption discovered on Venus
Aug 06, 2020 12:57 UTC. Read More

Not easy eating green: Herbivores most at extinction risk
NBC News
Aug 06, 2020 12:26 UTC. Read More

Heavy atom spills its guts in decade-long experiment
Aug 06, 2020 11:00 UTC. Read More

A 'Devonian' aquarium: Modern mutant fishes replicate creatures of ancient oceans
Aug 06, 2020 07:14 UTC. Read More

8 Thrilling Martian Postcards to Celebrate NASA Curiosity Mars Rover's Anniversary
Aug 06, 2020 05:32 UTC. Read More

Saturn-Sized Exoplanet Discovered by the Gravitational “Wobble” in the Small, Cool Star It Orbits
Aug 06, 2020 04:06 UTC. Read More

SpaceX Breakthrough as Mars 'Starship' Prototype Rocket Aces Successful Test Flight
Aug 06, 2020 02:10 UTC. Read More

Remember, You Can Always Do Less
The Cut
Aug 06, 2020 00:46 UTC. Read More

How to see the 2020 Perseid meteor shower, one of the best of the year
Aug 06, 2020 00:18 UTC. Read More

Astrophysicists discover new insights from a rare supernova that gave us the calcium in our bones
Aug 05, 2020 23:23 UTC. Read More

Astronomical First: Differences Detected Between Discs of Active and Non-Active Galaxies
Aug 05, 2020 22:24 UTC. Read More

Two Canadian Arctic ice caps have completely disappeared, satellite imagery shows
Aug 05, 2020 20:58 UTC. Read More

NASA Imaged the Bubble Around the Solar System and… Yikes
Aug 05, 2020 20:48 UTC. Read More

Scientists Spot Space Junk With Lasers in Broad Daylight
Aug 05, 2020 20:46 UTC. Read More

Researchers discover new electrocatalyst for turning carbon dioxide into liquid fuel
Aug 05, 2020 20:09 UTC. Read More

Violent thunderstorms on Jupiter may form 'mushballs' that fall from the sky
Aug 05, 2020 20:00 UTC. Read More

Weather satellite and robotic telescope spot Perseverance rover en route to Mars
Aug 05, 2020 19:30 UTC. Read More

Many of Mars' stream valleys might have formed under an ice sheet
Ars Technica
Aug 05, 2020 19:08 UTC. Read More

Rice researchers use InSight for deep Mars measurements
Aug 05, 2020 18:52 UTC. Read More

A dinosaur was diagnosed with bone cancer in first confirmed case
Business Insider
Aug 05, 2020 18:23 UTC. Read More

New study reveals lower energy limit for life on Earth
Aug 05, 2020 17:59 UTC. Read More

Plate tectonics goes global
Aug 05, 2020 17:59 UTC. Read More

A coral sex milestone: Lab-grown and replanted corals to spawn in the Florida Keys
Miami Herald
Aug 05, 2020 16:57 UTC. Read More

May the force be with you: Detecting ultrafast light by its force
Aug 05, 2020 16:29 UTC. Read More

City growth favours animals 'more likely to carry disease'
BBC News
Aug 05, 2020 16:11 UTC. Read More

'Shallow Lightning' and 'Mushballs' Reveal Ammonia to NASA's Juno Scientists
Jet Propulsion Laboratory
Aug 05, 2020 16:05 UTC. Read More

Humans have altered North America's ecosystems more than melting glaciers
Science Magazine
Aug 05, 2020 15:59 UTC. Read More

Richard Dawkins admitted ONE thing would make him believe in God
Aug 05, 2020 15:58 UTC. Read More

Radio Amateur Takes Part in Successful Commercial Spaceflight to ISS
Aug 05, 2020 15:56 UTC. Read More

Administrator Statement on the Passing of Mike Freilich
Aug 05, 2020 15:47 UTC. Read More


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