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...
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NASA honors Apollo 1 crew fallen 50 years ago

Hundreds of people gathered along with Kennedy Space Center workers to pay tribute to NASA’s Apollo 1 crew and other astronauts fallen in the...
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Humanity is closer to creating semi-synthetic life forms

A group of researchers from China, France, and the United States has managed to successfully insert genetic code into E. coli microbes, which essentially...
Japan now has a military communications satellite in orbit

Japan now has a military communications satellite in orbit

Japan's Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) launched the Kirameki-2 satellite aboard the agency’s H-IIA rocket on Tuesday afternoon. The payload will enhance military communications amid...
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NOAA: GOES-16 Satellite starts sending HD photos of Earth

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration has released the first images of Earth taken by the Advanced Baseline Imager (ABI) on the agency’s Geostationary...
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Who issued the Gag order on USDA and EPA scientists?

Sharon Drumm, chief of staff of the USDA's Agricultural Research Service, sent out an email on Monday telling all employees to halt the release...
Scientists develop an anti-fake news vaccine

Scientists create fake news ‘vaccine’ against misinformation

A group of scientists from Cambridge, Yale, and George Mason University has developed a ‘vaccine’ to combat fake news. Results of their study show...
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China’s Chang-e’5 will go on a mission to collect Moon rocks

The China National Space Administration (CNSA) has revealed plans to undergo a lunar mission next November. The trip intends to bring some samples of...

2016 is the third consecutive hottest year on record

Scientists at NASA recorded the highest heat signatures on the planet last year, in 2016. However, both 2015 and 2014 were also the hottest...
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Scientists will live atop a volcano simulating life on Mars

Six scientists have entered the Hawaii Space Exploration Analog and Simulation (HI-SEAS) dome atop the Mauna Loa volcano, kicking off Mission V of the...