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Watch: Elon Musk details SpaceX’s Mars plans

Elon Musk is set to take the stage this Friday at the International Astronautical Congress in Adelaide, South Australia, to share updates about the...

Ancient DNA samples push back modern human origins

Researchers from Uppsala University in Sweden led by Carina Schlebusch authored an article published this Thursday in the journal Science, which reveals that modern...

NASA opens Katherine Johnson building at Langley Research Center

On Friday, NASA honored Katherine Johnson’s contributions to space exploration with the inauguration of a new building in her name at the Langley Research...

Hubble spots light-eating exoplanet WASP-12b

NASA’s Hubble Space Telescope observed the exoplanet WASP-12b on Thursday to calculate how much light it reflects back into space. The Hot Jupiter is...

DNA robots transport and deliver molecular cargo

Caltech researchers have created a nanoscale biological robot from a single strand of DNA, which can carry and deliver molecular cargo according to an...

Warm oasis in Antarctic caves may host new species

Australian National University researchers along with colleagues from the University of Waikato in New Zealand announced on Thursday the discovery of DNA samples from...

Elon Musk teases SpaceX’s spacesuit in new images

On Wednesday, Elon Musk posted the first images of SpaceX’s spacesuit to his Instagram account. The sleek white and silver suit is intended for...

2017 Solar Eclipse Glasses Buying Guide

Over the weekend, Amazon sent notices to customers who bought solar eclipse glasses and viewers from fraudulent manufacturers who didn’t meet safety standards. The...

Lockheed Martin will turn Space Shuttle capsule into Mars habitat

Last week, Lockheed Martin announced that it would start Phase II of its Next Space Technologies for Exploration Partnerships (NextSTEP) contract with NASA. This...
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Scientists want to transform sidewalks into giant batteries

Researchers from the California Energy Commission are carrying out two pilot studies on piezoelectric crystals, a type of technology that can capture vibrations produced...