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Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin Were Almost Left on the Moon | Time

Even after half a century, people still don’t know much about the little broken switch that nearly stranded Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin on the…

Science & Technology | Cool Stuff

Here's What Music Apollo 11 Astronauts Enjoyed for Their Walk on the Moon | Military.com

NASA began equipping astronauts with small Sony TC-50 cassette recorders on the Apollo 7 mission. They used them to play mixtapes.

Science & Technology | Science

BBC - Apollo in 50 numbers: Time

Humanity has spent little more than three Earth days exploring the Moon. But that time has given us an extraordinary insight into our nearest celestial neighbour.

Science & Technology | Science & Space

Why the Moon landing matters, 50 years later

We owe our current digital age to the 1960s Space Race. What will today’s Space Race herald for the future?

Science & Technology | Fun Science Stuff

Guess who was waiting at the Moon for Apollo 11? The Russians

How the race to the Moon between the United States and the Soviet Union was a race to the very end.

Science & Technology | Science & Space

Would we have landed on the Moon on July 20, 1969, if JFK had lived?

JFK’s private conversations and public statements in his last year as president crackle with high-stakes gamesmanship and Cold War intrigue.

Miscellaneous | Interesting Links

A retired teacher found some seahorses off Long Beach. Then he built a secret world for them

Rog Hanson created a secret habitat for seahorses in the coastal waters off Long Beach. He's come to see them about 1,000 times.

Science & Technology | Cool Stuff

Breathtaking Simulation Recreates Neil Armstrong’s View of the Apollo 11 Landing

Choppy video taken by a camera next to Buzz Aldrin’s window is the only visual record we have of the first Moon landing. Using archival data and new high-res images, a team from NASA has recreated the Apollo 11 landing, showing Neil Armstrong’s perspe

Science & Technology | Science & Space

This is the scariest, most counterintuitive thing astronauts had to do in space

Flying in space to rendezvous with another craft is so hard that the first U.S. astronaut to try it completely failed.

Science & Technology | Science & Space

Your brain works in space. But in 1961, we didn’t know that

Would astronauts sent into space be able to think? It was a genuine question as we embarked upon our mission to get to the Moon.

Science & Technology | Biology & Medicine

The Promise and Price of Cellular Therapies | The New Yorker

New “living drugs”—made from a patient’s own cells—can cure once incurable cancers, Siddhartha Mukherjee writes. But can we afford them?

Science & Technology | Tech

IBM Research explains how quantum computing works and why it matters | VentureBeat

Jeffrey Welser, vice president and lab director at IBM Research at Almaden, breaks down quantum computing in terms anyone can understand.

News | News

This Week's Sanity Report from Israel July 14 2019

This Week’s Sanity Report from Israel July 14 2019 The highlights include: An Israeli scientist has developed a new way to lure and destroy cancer cells. An Arab Muslim represents Israel in women’s Euro high-jump championships. Israel is designing

News | News

Swiss Researchers Have A Simple Idea For Countering Climate Change: Plant A Trillion Trees

"The nice thing about this solution is it’s really low-tech," says Thomas Crowther, a co-author of the study and climate change ecologist at the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Zurich.

Science & Technology | Biology & Medicine

The battle between virus and host cell

When viruses enter the body, such as during an influenza or a gastrointestinal infection, the processes within the infected cells change: In the worst case, the virus takes the helm and reprograms the cell to its advantage. It then produces viral componen

Science & Technology | Paleontology

Oldest completely preserved lily discovered in Brazil

Already 115 million years ago, tropical flowering plants were apparently very diverse and showed all typical characteristics. This is the conclusion of an international team of researchers led by Clément Coiffard, Museum für Naturkunde Berlin. The team

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These Odd 'Quasiparticles' Could Finally Unmask Dark Matter | Space

Tiny ripples called magnons could lure even a fleeting, lightweight dark matter particle out of hiding.

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Pair of supermassive black holes discovered on a collision course

Astronomers have spotted a distant pair of titanic black holes headed for a collision.

Science & Technology | Science & Space

SpaceX contracted by NASA to launch black hole and neutron star research craft | TechCrunch

SpaceX has been awarded a new contract by NASA to launch the agency’s Imaging X-ray Polarimetry Explorer, or IXPE. This research spacecraft will study polarized light from sources including neutron stars, pulsar wind nebulae and supermassive black holes

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Trees that traveled to space now live on Earth. Here's where to find them.

Grown from hundreds of seeds that went to the moon on Apollo 14, the arboreal oddities were almost lost to history.

Science & Technology | Science & Space

Red Planet Dust Storms Rage in Mars Express Photos | Space

It's dust-storm season in northern Mars, as a series of newly released photos makes very clear.

News | News

This Week's Sanity Report from Israel July 7 2019

This Week’s Sanity Report from Israel July 7 2019 The highlights include: Israeli surgeons perform unique operation to save a baby. An Israeli-Arab has become the chairman of Israel’s largest bank. Israeli cybersecurity has prevented dozens of glo

Science & Technology | Cool Stuff

Scientists attempting to open portal to a parallel universe | The Independent

Could 2019 be the year humans open the first portal to a shadowy dimension which mirrors our own world? Scientists in Oak Ridge National Laboratory in eastern Tennessee hope so, and have completed building equipment they are to test this summer which may

Science & Technology | Cool Stuff

Why plants don’t die from cancer

Humans and other mammals and birds would have been killed many times over by Chernobyl's radiation that plants in the most contaminated areas received. So why is plant life so resilient to radiation and nuclear disaster?

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New study solves one of the biggest mysteries in the Dead Sea | ISRAEL21c

Researchers suggest that tiny salt fingers across the surface of the lake interact with each other as they sink down, piling up salt crystals on the deepest parts of the Dead Sea’s floor.

Science & Technology | The Ocean & The Environment

Why Are Octopuses So Smart? - The Atlantic

A new hypothesis suggests that their vaunted intelligence and short-lived, solitary nature are all linked to a fourth trait.

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This Week's Sanity Report from Israel June 30 2019

This Week’s Sanity Report from Israel June 30 2019 The highlights include: Israeli-devised cancer therapy is completely curing terminally ill UK patients. The first Druze to become an Israeli Air Force pilot. South Africa is to install Israeli “wa

Science & Technology | Physics & Cosmology

The Beginning of TIme - Stephen Hawking

This lecture is the intellectual property of Professor S.W.Hawking. You may not reproduce, edit, translate, distribute, publish or host this document in any way with out the permission of Professor...

History | History

Apollo in 50 numbers: Food

Apollo’s multi-day missions meant astronauts needed good quality food. But how do you cook a meal in space when you don’t have a stove or even hot water?

Science & Technology | Science & Space

NASA drone will soar over Saturn's largest moon

The Dragonfly mission will explore Titan's atmosphere and hydrocarbon lakes.

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NASA's Ambitious Mission to Titan - The Atlantic

The agency plans to launch a spacecraft to Titan, a moon of Saturn with some crucial ingredients for habitability.

Science & Technology | Science & Technology

Are coal-fired power plants affecting your drinking water?

When you get a drink of water from your fridge or sink, do you think about where that water came from? It has traveled through pipes from a water treatment plant where it underwent chemical processes to make it safe to drink. Chlorine is added to the wate

Science & Technology | Science & Space

Ceres is a Strange Place, Including a Volcanic Peak 4,000 Meters High Made From Bubbling Salt Water, Mud and Rock - Univ

A new study based on data from the Dawn spacecraft explains the unusual feature called Ahuna Mons on Ceres. It's basically a 4km high mud volcano.

Science & Technology | Biology & Medicine

Why plants don't die from cancer

Chernobyl has become a byword for catastrophe. The 1986 nuclear disaster, recently brought back into the public eye by the hugely popular TV show of the same name, caused thousands of cancers, turned a once populous area into a ghost city, and resulted in

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Earthquake 'holy grail' unlocked by scientists to predict strikes - Daily Star

A NEW way of measuring earthquakes may unlock the “holy grail” of where and when they will strike.

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It could take 118 years for female computer scientists to match publishing rates of male colleagues | Science | AAAS

Studies examine the slow change in the ratio of female to male authors

Science & Technology | Science

NASA Moon landing: How Apollo 11 landed on Moon with computers weaker than your smartphone

NASA’S Apollo 11 crew landed on the surface of the Moon for the first time in human history using computers considerably weaker than the average smartphone used today, a tech expert has revealed.

Psychology | Personality

When we are Angry Or Afraid we can be Less in Control of Our Actions

By Matthew Warren. First study of its kind raises questions about the accountability of people going through extreme emotions.

News | News

This Week's Sanity Report from Israel June 10 2019

This Week’s Sanity Report from Israel June 10 2019 The highlights include: Rare positive news in the search for pancreatic cancer treatment. Israeli experts are helping seven Muslim countries save their coral reefs. Intel Israel has launched its 10t

Science & Technology | Archaeology & Anthropology

DNA from 31,000-year-old milk teeth leads to discovery of new group of ancient Siberians

Two children's milk teeth buried deep in a remote archaeological site in north eastern Siberia have revealed a previously unknown group of people lived there during the last Ice Age.

Science & Technology | Geekery

What Is a Light-Year? | Space

On the scale of the universe, measuring distances in miles or kilometers just doesn't cut it. That's why you may often hear astronomers use the term light-year. But what exactly is a light-year?

Miscellaneous | Interesting Links

Why Gulping Down a Cold Drink Feels So Rewarding

In a study of mice, researchers found no links between the neural systems related to reward and monitoring water intake.

Science & Technology | Science & Technology

Scientists Cook Up a New Way to Make Breathable Oxygen on Mars | Space

Scientists have found a new way that future Mars explorers could potentially generate their own oxygen while visiting the planet.

Science & Technology | Cool Stuff

Navy Pilots Describe Encounters With UFOs | Daily Wire

When we think of unidentified flying objects (UFO), we tend to think of aliens, but we must remember that not all UFOs are extraterrestrial.

News | News

This Week's Sanity Report from Israel May 26 2019

This Week’s Sanity Report from Israel May 26 2019 The highlights include: Israeli scientists can protect the blood-brain-barrier to prevent brain diseases. Israelis are generating water from the air for Uzbekistan orphans. An Israeli rescue robot ca

Science & Technology | Cool Stuff

Gorgeous Orion Nebula Glows in Stunning Red and Blue Light (Photo) | Space

Captured in the visible light spectrum, this deep-space image paints a sharp and colorful picture of the great Orion Nebula.

Science & Technology | Biology & Medicine

New technique promises improved metastatic prostate cancer detection

Prostate cancer is the second-leading cause of male cancer deaths worldwide. Deaths from prostate cancer are primarily due to metastasized cancer, in which cancer cells have migrated through the body and begun to grow in other areas. Results reported in B

News | Clean Energy

Turning one greenhouse gas into another could combat climate change

Sucking methane from the air might deliver a bigger bang for the buck than just removing carbon dioxide.

Science & Technology | Science

Moondust Could Cloud Our Lunar Ambitions

It's superfine. It's sharp. It sticks to everything. Before we return to the moon, we'll have to conquer one of the weirdest substances in the solar system.

Science & Technology | Science

Detecting middle ear fluid using smartphones | Science Translational Medicine

Ear infections are typically diagnosed using specialized equipment to assess eardrum mobility: The presence of fluid in the middle ear, indicative of likely ear infection, limits eardrum mobility. Chan et al . developed a smartphone system to detect middl

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The Worst Nuclear Accident in History Turned Chernobyl Into Something Nobody Expected


Reactor number four of the Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plant suffered an explosion during a technical test on April 26, 1986. As a result of the accident, in the then Soviet Union, more than 400 times more radiation was emitted than that released by th

Miscellaneous | Los Angeles Stuff

Those 96 Million Black Balls in LA's Reservoir Are Not Just There to Save Water


Ninety-six million. That's how many black plastic 'shade balls' it takes to cover the Los Angeles reservoir. Why, you ask? Well, despite what has often been reported as the main purpose of these balls, the idea didn't actually start with

Science & Technology | Science

The moon may be tectonically active, and geologists are shaken

A new look at Apollo-era seismic data revealed that the moon's insides might be warmer than scientists thought possible.

Health & Fitness | Health

Can the Damage of Alzheimer’s Be Undone?

With epigenetics, there’s new hope for doing just that.

Science & Technology | SCIENCE

For a Split Second, a (Simulated) Particle Went Backward in Time - The New York Times

Using a quantum computer, physicists successfully reversed time for an artificial atom. You can even try it at home.

History | Archeology

ToI asks the experts: What are the most important finds of Israeli archaeology? | The Times of Israel

From Dead Sea Scrolls to space-age tech, the dramatic history of the ever-developing field is indelibly entwined with that of the nation itself

Science & Technology | Tech News

Scientists figure out new way to remove salt from water | Science & Tech News

The solvent-based method could be much cheaper to use than reverse osmosis or distillation based on water evaporating,

Science & Technology | Science

This Milky Way Photo on Nat Geo is Raising Eyebrows

National Geographic recently published a series of gorgeous photos by photographer Beth Moon that shows some of the world’s oldest trees under the stars. But one photo, in particular, is now raising eyebrows after sharp-eyed readers noticed something strange about it.

Science & Technology | Archaeology & Anthropology

The Lion Man: an Ice Age masterpiece – The British Museum Blog

The Lion Man is a masterpiece. Sculpted with great originality, virtuosity and technical skill from mammoth ivory, this 40,000-year-old image is 31 centimetres tall. It has the head of a cave lion with a partly human body. He stands upright, perhaps on ti

Science & Technology | Science & Space

Dying space missions remembered in inspiring final images

Spacecraft and Mars rovers don't live forever. Some run out of power, others succumb to the elements These are the last views they saw of the cosmos.

Psychology | Psychology

Brain scans show promise in spotting suicidal thoughts - CBS News

Comparing scans of people's brains thinking about the word "death," you get different results in a person who has thought about suicide and one who has not

Science & Technology | Tech News

The US Urgently Needs New Genetic Privacy Laws | WIRED

The laws governing DNA data in the US are patchy and incomplete. Yet people keep putting their DNA on the internet, compromising everyone's genetic anonymity.

Pets & Animals | Animals!

Dogs can tune out noise, just like people at cocktail parties

This discovery is useful for handlers of working dogs, who often have to summon their canines in chaotic situations.

Science & Technology | Science

Video Shows How Hard It Really Is to Walk on Earth After 6 Months in Space

Going to space is serious business. How serious? Well, let this video from NASA astronaut Drew Feustel tell you.

Science & Technology | Science

Earth's magnetic north pole is moving too fast for experts to keep up. Now scientists might know why.

Scientists have modeled the jerks inside our planet's core that cause magnetic north to go haywire. Accurate models of magnetic north inform our GPS.

Science & Technology | Science & Technology

UCSD Dr. Kang Zhang's human research violations showcase national issue

Dr. Kang Zhang is the chief of eye genetics at UCSD with a history of research violations that put patients in harm’s way for years.

News | Interesting Links

Astronomers have spotted the universe’s first molecule | Science | AAAS

Helium hydride detected by airborne Stratospheric Observatory for Infrared Astronomy telescope

Science & Technology | Science

When you die ‘you know you’re dead because your brain keeps working’, scientist claims | Fox News

We know we are dead when we die because our brains keep working to make us aware of what's happening around us, haunting new research suggests.

Science & Technology | Israeli Innovation

Turn, stop, then sit: A research-based guide for Parkinson's patients | The Times of Israel

Tel Aviv University team studies why patients with Parkinson's disease have difficulty transitioning from walking to sitting, leading to greater instability and falls

Science & Technology | Cool Stuff

What a Year in Space Did to Scott Kelly

An unprecedented and illuminating study monitored identical twins, one in space and one on Earth.

Science & Technology | Israeli Innovation

SpaceIL chief: 'Beresheet 2 starts Sunday; we'll put our flag on the moon' | The Times of Israel

After crash on lunar surface, billionaire Morris Kahn announces new project on-air, says mission team will meet Sunday to begin work on successor to Israel's first moon lander

Science & Technology | Science

Ancient ‘Snowball Earth’ thawed out in a flash | Science | AAAS

Rocks in China point to a geologically fast melting event 635 million years ago

Science & Technology | Science

California's Eerie 'Earthquake Pause' Is Unprecedented

California hasn't seen a ground-rupturing earthquake in 100 years. That's unprecedented.

Science & Technology | Science

Fossils may capture the day the dinosaurs died. Here's what you should know.

Reports about a stunning site in North Dakota are making waves among paleontologists, who are eager to see more.

Science & Technology | Science

These pictures of seed bank samples turn biology into art

In her project Archiving Eden, photographer Dornith Doherty explores the beauty and necessity of the world's botanical stockpiles.

Science & Technology | Science

We Could Be Just Days Away From Seeing the First-Ever Photo of a Black Hole

Capturing an image of the distant, supermassive black hole in the center of our galaxy has been compared to “standing in New York and counting the individual dimples on a golf ball in Los Angeles."

News | News

Israel just became the seventh nation to orbit the moon

The Beresheet spacecraft has slipped into lunar orbit after a six-week journey.

Science & Technology | Science

Climate change: 'Magic bullet' carbon solution takes big step

New CO2 removal technology gains significant investment from fossil fuel companies, but greens have doubts.

News | News

Israeli Spacecraft Beresheet Passes Earth One Last Time Before Lunar Capture | Jewish & Israel News Algemeiner.com

An image of the Earth and Israel’s Beresheet spacecraft en route to the Moon. Photo: screenshot. CTech – Israeli spacecraft …

Science & Technology | Science

NASA Study Subjects Are Getting Paid $18,500 to Stay in Bed for Two Months | Mental Floss

NASA and ESA are testing the effectiveness of artificial gravity by paying 24 lucky volunteers to stay in bed all day.

Science & Technology | SCIENCE

We Just Got The Most Detailed Direct Observation of an Exoplanet Yet, And It's Brutal

Scorching temperatures of 880 degrees Celsius. Tempestuous clouds of iron and dust that envelop the entire planet in a global storm. Such are the conditions on HR 8799e, an exoplanet 129 light-years away - and the first to be studied directly using

Science & Technology | Cool Stuff

First Moon Landing 1969 - YouTube

The video of the very first moon landing of the apollo 11 mission in 1969! Neil Armstrong was the first man to set foot on the moon with his now legenday words "One small step for man, a giant leap for mankind."

Science & Technology | Israeli Innovation

$1 Million Prize Offered to Israeli Moon Lander Mission

Nailing the landing on April 11 will net Beresheet's builders $1 million, courtesy of the nonprofit X Prize Foundation.

Science & Technology | Science

If the Moon is Gradually Moving Farther Away From Us, Will Its Gravitational Pull Ever Cease on Earth? | Mental Floss

Theoretically, the Moon could move far enough away to no longer have a hold on Earth. But quite a number of other big events would likely take place first.

Science & Technology | Science & Space

US to Return Astronauts to the Moon by 2024, VP Pence Says

U.S. Vice President Mike Pence called on NASA to return American astronauts to the moon by 2024 — just five years from now — during the National Space Council meeting on Tuesday (March 26).

Science & Technology | Science

Key Greenland glacier growing again after shrinking for years, NASA study shows

A major Greenland glacier that was one of the fastest shrinking ice and snow masses on Earth is growing again, a new NASA study finds.

Science & Technology | Science

Controversial study finds that brain differences between the sexes begin in the womb  | Daily Mail Online

Professor Moriah Thomason, from New York University Langone, said one of the main differences was in connectivity across distant areas of the brain.

Science & Technology | Israeli Innovation

Israeli study: Pregnancy over 50 not a greater risk than during 40s | The Times of Israel

BGU researchers cite technological developments in recent decades for women's ability to give birth at more advanced stage: 'It seems that 50 is the new 40'

News | News

Moon-Bound Israeli Spacecraft Snaps Stunning Photos And Videos From Journey | Technology News

Israel's lunar lander Beresheet has taken a number of images and clips during its journey which it expects to complete by April 11.

News | News

Israeli spacecraft performs final maneuver before moon landing bid | The Times of Israel

Beresheet's engine activated for 60 seconds, taking it to new orbit before it is scheduled to be captured by lunar gravity on April 4

Science & Technology | Science

For The First Time, Physicists Have Clocked The Ghostly Speed of Quantum Tunnelling

In quantum physics, particles can 'tunnel' through seemingly impenetrable barriers, even when they apparently don't have the energy to do so. Now, researchers have gleaned behind the curtain to better understand how this trick is done.

Science & Technology | Science & Space

NASA's New Horizons Reveals Geologic 'Frankenstein' That Formed Ultima Thule | Space

Scientists working on the New Horizons mission are continuing to piece together how the distant Kuiper Belt object nicknamed Ultima Thule was formed.

Science & Technology | Science & Technology

The Hayabusa2 Mission to Asteroid Ryugu Just Dropped Its First Scientific Results

The Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency’s Hayabusa2 mission has released its first batch of scientific results on asteroid Ryugu—and it’s revealed a bunch of surprises about the small, spinning rock.

Science & Technology | Science & Space

A “halo drive” could accelerate interstellar spacecraft to close to the speed of light

Borrowing energy from black holes would offer a highly efficient way to navigate our galaxy, an astronomer says.

Science & Technology | Science

Touch Quiz: Are You in Touch With This Sense?

Do you have a good grasp of your sense of touch? Find out by taking WebMD's quiz.

Pets & Animals | Animals

Newly-discovered Starry Dwarf Frog is the size of a thumbnail

Scientists just found a new species of frog in India that's the sole member of a mysterious ancient lineage.

Science & Technology | Cool Stuff

NASA studying 'untouched' moon rocks from '70s

NASA is taking a closer look at moon rock samples gathered through the Apollo program, launched nearly 50 years ago.

Science & Technology | Cool Stuff

Forgetting uses more brain power than remembering -- ScienceDaily

Choosing to forget something might take more mental effort than trying to remember it, researchers discovered through neuroimaging.

Science & Technology | Science

Scientists have built world's first 'time machine' in experiment which defies the laws of physics

Lead researcher Dr Gordey Lesovik said by putting scattered electrons back into their original shape they had effectively created a state which went against the 'direction of time'

Science & Technology | Science

Quiz: Brain Myths and Facts

The mind is an amazing thing. It contains billions of nerve cells that connect it to the rest of the body. Learn how much you know about this amazing organ.

Science & Technology | Science

Einstein 'puzzle' solved as missing page emerges in new trove

An Albert Einstein "puzzle" has been solved thanks to a missing manuscript page emerging in a trove of his writings newly acquired by Jerusalem's Hebrew University, officials announced Wednesday. The handwritten page, part of an appendix to a 19

Science & Technology | Cool Stuff

Chernobyl: The end of a three-decade experiment - BBC News

The abandoned Chernobyl exclusion zone could be about to change for the first time since the world's worst nuclear disaster.

Science & Technology | Science

The solar system's hidden Planet X may finally be spotted soon

A new paper suggests the hidden world known as Planet X is closer to being seen than previously thought.

Science & Technology | Cool Stuff

A Humpback Whale Was Just Found In The Middle Of The Amazon Rainforest And No One Knows How It Got There

The carcass of an 8-meter (26-foot) humpback whale was discovered last Friday in the mangrove forests of northern Brazil, according to a post by the Brazil

Science & Technology | Science & Space

Beresheet lander bound for the moon hits Ctrl-Alt-Delete

The spacecraft built by an Israeli nonprofit and one of the original Google Lunar XPrize teams misses a planned move to get a little closer to the moon.

Science & Technology | Cool Stuff

NASA releases sharpest-ever images of distant Kuiper Belt object

NASA has released its highest resolution images of 2014 MU69, showing the strange Kuiper Belt object in exceptional detail.

Science & Technology | Biology & Medicine

The Devastating Allure of Medical Miracles | WIRED

After sepsis forced the amputation of Sheila Advento's hands, an intricate transplant technique made her whole again. Then came the side effects.

Science & Technology | Science & Space

This is a Dust Devil... on Mars - Universe Today

Enjoy this selection of Martian dust devils. Whether captured by one of the rovers, or by one of the orbiters, they're visually stunning.

Science & Technology | Science

Media Hysteria: Climate Change 'Heat Records' Are a Huge Data Manipulation

'Many of these fear mongers also say we should stop burning fossil fuels that are causing this mayhem.'

Science & Technology | Science & Space

Earth's Atmosphere Is Bigger Than We Thought - It Actually Goes Past The Moon

We humans like to put labels and boundaries on things. For example, the boundary between Earth's atmosphere and space is the Kármán line, the point at 100 kilometres (62 miles) altitude where aeronautics end, and astronautics take over.

Science & Technology | Tech

Israeli Moon probe could bring new era of space exploration

The Israeli startup SpaceIL is launching a lander named Beresheet to the moon in what could be the beginning of a new era of private spaceflight.

Science & Technology | Science

Consumer Reports Finds Cold Weather Cuts Tesla Battery Life Almost in Half | Breitbart

A new study by Consumer Reports reveals that the driving range of electric vehicles including Teslas can be cut in half during winter months in cold climates.

Science & Technology | Cool Stuff

The World’s Fastest Supercomputer Breaks an AI Record

Researchers at Oak Ridge National Laboratory are training Summit, the world's fastest supercomputer, to model climate change using machine learning techniques.

Science & Technology | Science

NASA Mars rover Opportunity, resilient Red Planet explorer, officially dead

The robotic trailblazer's mission comes to an end after more than 14 years on Mars. Goodnight, Oppy.

Science & Technology | Cool Stuff

WATCH: Trek's Replicator Nearing Reality

Star Trek’s replicator is this-close to becoming a reality. Right now, 3-D printers print objects layer by layer, a time-consuming process, particularly when larger objects are involved. Enter the scientists at the University of California, Berkeley, wh

Science & Technology | Science

Ancient mucus trail led to oldest evidence of mobility on Earth - CNN

A fossilized mucus trail led to the discovery of the oldest evidence for mobility on Earth, dating to 2.1 billion years ago, according to a study published Monday in the journal Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences.

Science & Technology | Cool Stuff

The north magnetic pole just changed. Here's what that means.

The foundation of many navigation systems, the World Magnetic Model finally got a much-needed update with the end of the U.S. government shutdown.

Science & Technology | Israeli Innovation

Israeli Company Develops Goggles Allowing Surgeons to See Right Through You

Surgeons performing an organ transplant. Photo: Wikipedia. CTech – Ever chose “X-ray vision” as your choice of a hypothetical superpower? …

Science & Technology | Science

What Really Happens When Earth’s Magnetic Field Flips?

A geomagnetic apocalypse may not be on the horizon, but there is some fascinating science behind the doomsday hype.

Science & Technology | Science

Deep freeze thaws out as weekend warmth settles in: The latest forecast - ABC News

Temperatures will feel 50 to 100 degrees warmer this weekend.

Science & Technology | Science & Technology

The Ocean Cleanup Project Could Destroy the Neuston - The Atlantic

Home to vibrantly colored, tiny creatures, the ecosystems floating on the ocean’s surface remain all but unknown.

Science & Technology | Paleontology

Meet Galagadon, an ancient shark with funny teeth | Cosmos

Researchers report another important addition to the fossil record. Nick Carne reports.

Science & Technology | Science & Space

Curious 23andMe twin results show why you should take DNA testing with a grain of salt | TechCrunch

If you’ve ever enthusiastically sent your spit off in the mail, you were probably anxious for whatever unexpected insights the current crop of DNA testing companies would send back. Did your ancestors hang out on the Iberian peninsula? What version of y