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NOAA’s GOES-16 Lighting Mapper sends back first images

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Association (NOAA) has released the first images from the Geostationary Lightning Mapper (GLM) instrument on the agency’s Geostationary Environmental...

NASA scientists protect astronauts from the Sun with new tool

Scientists from NASA have come up with a new way to detect harmful solar storms in advance by using a new technique. Instead of...

NASA’s MAVEN satellite avoids collision with Martian moon

On Tuesday, the team responsible for NASA’s MAVEN spacecraft announced they had to perform an emergency maneuver to steer clear of Phobos, one of...
SpaceX will start sending tourists to the moon in 2018.

SpaceX expects to launch Moon tourism program by 2018

On Monday, SpaceX CEO Elon Musk announced two aspiring space travelers approached the company to take a trip to the Moon in 2018. The...
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Scientists say nuclear reactors could solve energy crisis

The world is nearing an impending future in which our efforts to meet energy demands may not be enough. As the world looks at...
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Things you must know about TRAPPIST-1

TRAPPIST-1 is a planetary system named after the TRAnsiting Planets and PlanetesImals Small Telescope which astronomers used to discover it. It is located 39 light...
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Scientists worry Trump’s policies will stall progress

The Annual Meeting of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) is taking place this weekend, and thousands of scientists will rally...
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Scientists unveil a $500 billion plan to refreeze the Arctic

A group of scientists from Arizona State University has devised a solution to put a stop to Arctic ice melting: refreeze it using wind-powered...
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India holds the record of most satellites in a rocket launch

India has surpassed Russia and all of the other countries in the space race by putting 104 satellites into orbit at once. The launch...
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Polymethylpentene wrap keep things cool even in sunny days

A team of researchers led by Xiaobo Yin, a materials scientist at the University of Colorado, have created a plastic film capable of freezing...
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See the Snow Moon, a penumbral eclipse & comet 45P on...

Those who enjoy watching the various events that take place in the night sky will have quite a party on Friday night when a...
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The Moon will crash into Earth, but it’s OK, scientists say

A recent discovery by scientists at the University of Idaho predicts that the Moon will crash into Earth in a collision brought by a...
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NASA’s Chandra spies a black-hole that’s eating a giant star

A black hole has been devouring a massive star for about ten years, according to researchers at NASA. According to a statement from the...
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March for Science on April 22: All you need to know

April 22 is the date of the March for Science, a mass political demonstration taking place in Washington D.C. The March will coincide with...
Denmark breaks a world record with the V164 wind turbine

Denmark breaks a world record with the V164 wind turbine

It seems that Denmark has got itself a new record, and the reason is that their wind turbine located in Østerild, Denmark, the “V164”...
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Humanity’s oldest ancestor is not a monkey but a weird fish

Scientists have identified a new microorganism that could be humanity's oldest ancestor. It is a bag-like sea creature with a large mouth, eyes like...
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NASA vortex coronagraph images baby worlds forming from dust

The new NASA’s vortex coronagraph, used at the W. M. Keck Observatory in Hawaii has recently imaged the new planet formed from the young...
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Scientists make a huge discovery under the Mauritius Islands

Geologists have found traces of a rare mineral in rocks on the surface of the Indian Ocean island of Mauritius. Zircon pieces as old...
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NASA publishes pictures of Saturn’s Rings – Cassini Images

In a statement published yesterday, NASA revealed a set of close-up pictures of the rings surrounding the planet Saturn. The images give scientists more...
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Scientists claim they found proof the universe is a hologram

A team of scientists claims the universe could be a “vast and complex hologram,” according to a study published last week in the Physical...
NASA publishes the first results of the Twins Study

NASA shows the effects of living in Space – Twins Study

NASA’s Human Research Program has come up with the first round of results for the Twins Study. The latter is a multidisciplinary research focused...
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Study says smart people tend to like mean jokes

Ulrike Willinger and a team of researchers from the Medical University of Vienna conducted a study to find out whether there is a relation...
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Elon Musk to change transportation with the Hyperloop

27 teams of college students and other groups from all over the world will put their designs to the test on the Hyperloop Pod...
Donald Trump's presidency puts humanity closer to doomsday

Doomsday clock: We’re 2 minutes to midnight thanks to Trump

The Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists advanced their Doomsday Clock, which marks the possible countdown to global disaster, 30 seconds closer to its dreaded...