MISSIONMALAWINEWS.COM: World and US News 2019-08-16, 13:00

Scientists say this massive asteroid definitely won’t destroy Earth… yet

If the thought of an asteroid careening toward Earth keeps you up at night you can breathe a little easier today, as scientists have now ruled out a potential impact from the space rock known as 2006 ...

Scientists say this massive asteroid definitely won’t destroy Earth… yet

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Massive asteroid with its own moon set to fly by Earth Most space rocks that pass nearby Earth are solo travelers making their way around the sun and slipping past our planet as they do so. Asteroid 1999 ...
2019-05-23, 17:00

Massive double asteroid will cruise by Earth later this week Most space rocks that pass nearby Earth are solo travelers making their way around the Sun and slipping past our planet as they do so. Asteroid 1999 ...
2019-05-23, 06:13

Another asteroid is hurtling toward Earth, but astronomers say it’ll miss us If you’ve been wringing your hands and saying your goodbyes in advance of the visit from asteroid 2006 QV89 later this year, you can relax. The...
2019-07-18, 00:39

A huge asteroid hurtling toward Earth will fly by us next month Some astronomers have suggested that Earth is overdue for a large asteroid impact, and that we’re living on borrowed time until we can shore up...
2019-08-21, 23:13

Asteroid Ryugu is so dry we may have to rethink how Earth got water The first results from Japan’s Hayabusa-2 mission show that the asteroid Ryugu is surprisingly dry, which may have implications for how life began on...
2019-05-21, 17:13

‘Double asteroid’ snapped zooming by Earth at 43,000 mph A unique “double asteroid” was photographed by a powerful telescope as it whizzed by Earth last month at over 43,000 mph. The asteroid, classified as...
2019-06-04, 22:26

Football field-sized asteroid could hit Earth this year An enormous asteroid with a diameter wider than a football field has a roughly one in 7,000 chance of hitting the Earth later this year. However, it&...
2019-06-06, 23:39

NASA needs your help to bring an asteroid sample back to Earth NASA’s OSIRIS-REx mission has already accomplished a lot since arriving at the space rock known as Bennu late last year. The spacecraft success...
2019-05-23, 22:39

NASA monitoring 2,100-foot asteroid on track to ‘skim Earth’ A huge asteroid that’s more than twice as big as the Empire State Building is set to skim past Earth in three weeks. The monster space rock is ...
2019-08-20, 23:13

Large asteroid has a tiny chance of hitting Earth in September Space groups like NASA and the ESA track a huge number of near-Earth objects on a daily basis, and many of them have a chance to make life miserable ...
2019-06-13, 03:00

Surprisingly wet asteroid dust could spark a rethink of Earth's water Samples of space dust from the Hayabusa mission to the asteroid Itokawa are far less dry than we expected, which may prompt a rethink of how Earth go...
2019-05-21, 17:13

Asteroid strike may have forged the oldest rocks ever found on Earth The oldest rocks ever found are over four billion years old and we don’t know how they formed – but a massive asteroid bombardment may be responsible...
2019-05-21, 16:52

Don’t miss: Earth from space, asteroid workouts and nature’s giants Watch a new series charting our planet from above, read all about the biggest living things, fend off space rocks for fun, plus more picks for your d...
2019-05-21, 16:52

Surprise ‘city-killer’ asteroid almost hit Earth — whizzing by at 15 miles a second A “city-killer” asteroid whizzed by Earth on Thursday, startling astronomers who didn’t pick up the rock’s trajectory until days before it passed the...
2019-07-31, 17:52

Asteroid size of Empire State Building set to fly by Earth next week A "potentially hazardous" asteroid that is as large as the Empire State Building will zoom past Earth next week on Aug. 10. But it's not anything to ...
2019-08-02, 21:52

Empire State Building-sized asteroid ‘expected’ to miss Earth A “potentially hazardous” asteroid the size of the Empire State Building will come within striking distance of the Earth on Aug. 10 — but is expected...
2019-07-31, 22:52

Asteroid Bigger Than Empire State Building to Pass by Earth Next Week A giant asteroid is hurling towards Earth; however, it will safely sail past next week, NASA's Center for Near-Earth Object Studies (CNEOS) has said....
2019-08-02, 17:39

Astronomers captured an image of a double asteroid as it sped past Earth Astronomers eager to observe bizarre visitors to our neck of the Solar System were in for a real treat late last month as the rare double asteroid 19...
2019-06-04, 23:40

Asteroid nearly the width of a football field has small chance of hitting Earth this year An asteroid called 2006 QV89, which has a diameter slightly smaller than the width of a football field, is set to pass by Earth in September.  ...
2019-06-07, 23:26

Huge asteroid misses Earth but spotlights threat posed by space rocks An asteroid bigger than the Eiffel Tower hurtled past Earth early on Saturday at a speed of 10,400 miles per hour, missing us by 4.6 million miles — ...
2019-08-12, 03:52

Asteroid 2006 QQ23: Giant Space Rock to Pass by Earth Today A giant asteroid, known as 2006 QQ23, is moving towards Earth; however, it will sail past our planet today without causing any harm, NASA's Center fo...
2019-08-10, 08:26

Asteroid that killed the dinosaurs caused massive global warming The asteroid that struck Earth 66 million years ago caused dramatic climate change, which could mean we are underestimating how much the planet will ...
2019-05-21, 16:52

Passing by Earth this weekend: Two space rocks, one 'potentially hazardous' asteroid Asteroid 1999 KW4 has been called "oddly shaped," "potentially hazardous" and "massive." It will pass by Earth this weekend, NASA says.   ...
2019-05-23, 23:39

Scientists look for answers to earth's beginning under the moonscape As countries and companies rush to build infrastructure on the moon, some researchers are planning to dig under its rocky soil to unlock mysteries ab...
2019-07-15, 20:13

Scientists think light and noise from Earth could attract aliens Since the first use of electric lamps in the 19th century, society hasn’t looked back. Homes and streets are lit at all hours so that people can go a...
2019-08-11, 02:52

Scientists just spotted a pair of planets that may be surprisingly similar to Earth New exoplanet discoveries have been happening at a breakneck pace over the past several years thanks to scientists who now have more powerful observa...
2019-06-19, 22:13

Ice sheets in Patagonia are more massive than scientists thought The slabs of ice that stretch across vast portions of Argentina and Chile are bigger and thicker than scientists thought, according to a seven-year s...
2019-06-05, 01:52

Scientists find that Mars is inhabitable for at least one of Earth’s life forms While trying to decide if humans can live on Mars, scientists believe they've found some germs can survive on the red planet.    ...
2019-06-21, 22:39

Plans to ‘hack Earth’s weather’ could start World War 3, scientists warn Climate change may end up causing World War 3 if individual countries start to try and save themselves by hacking the weather with a process called g...
2019-06-14, 17:52

July was the hottest month ever on Earth. Now massive wildfires are burning across the globe. Scientists say it's no surprise wildfires have broken out after the warmest July on record globally.        ...
2019-08-22, 06:00

Collision that formed the moon also brought Earth water, planetary scientists claim Without the moon and water, life on Earth wouldn't be possible. New research out of Germany suggests both were delivered by Theia, which collided wit...
2019-05-22, 04:13

'Minecraft' wont get that huge graphics overhaul after all Minecraft's big Super Duper Graphics Pack is no more after two years of delays. Mojang has cancelled the visual overhaul after deciding that it ...
2019-08-13, 14:39

Scientists discovered a massive 11-foot bird that would have weighed as much as a polar bear Roadwork broke open a cave on the Crimean Peninsula in 2018 which allowed scientists to discover the bone of a giant, flightless bird. The femur (or ...
2019-06-27, 23:52

Japan’s asteroid probe is about to attempt its second daring asteroid touchdown Japan is doing some incredible things with its Hayabusa2 asteroid probe. The spacecraft has now spent several months in orbit around the space rock k...
2019-07-11, 01:13

Watch Japan’s asteroid probe touch down on asteroid Ryugu Japanese space agency JAXA has had an up-close-and-personal relationship with the asteroid known as Ryugu ever since its Hayabusa-2 spacecraft entere...
2019-07-31, 19:13

These maps show record high temperatures in June, as scientists predict July could be the hottest month ever recorded on Earth The average temperature in June soared to its highest level on record, and experts predict that July could follow the same pattern. Several reports ...
2019-07-19, 08:39

The massive pop culture festival has experienced massive growth since its launch as a gathering of comic book enthusiasts in 1970 (NBC News)  Comic-Con is celebrating its 50th anniversary in San Diego, California. More than 130,000 fans from around the world are expected to atte...
2019-07-19, 10:13

Why Earth's water could be older than Earth itself How did water survive Earth's searingly hot birth? A radical new answer turns planetary history on its head – and could revolutionise the search for ...
2019-05-21, 16:52

The Legal Argument That Could Destroy Uber Days after Uber began selling stock, the National Labor Relations Board’s top lawyer gave the company a huge gift. In an advice memo, the general co...
2019-05-21, 15:52

The 737 Max crisis could destroy Boeing's plans for the 797 Problems with Boeing's 737 Max killed 346 people. The plane's grounding has cost the company billions of dollars and caused problems for airlines aro...
2019-08-13, 22:13

Thai PM condemns those behind blasts that destroy peace Thai Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-Ocha on Friday condemned those behind at least three small bomb blasts that hit the capital Bangkok as it was hostin...
2019-08-02, 08:01

How to Destroy a Metal Credit Card at Home My primary credit card was compromised last week. Had I a “normal” one, I could have just tossed it in the shredder or demagnetized it, cut it up, an...
2019-08-13, 02:39

'Destroy All Humans!' returns to finish the job in 2020 15 years after the events of the original Kill All Humans! came to an end, Cryptosporidium 137 -- or Crypto to his friends -- is coming back to conso...
2019-06-12, 14:39

AOC's Green New Deal would boost gas tax $10-$13, 'destroy economy' The socialistic Green New Deal, pushed by New York Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and winning broad support from Democratic presidential candidates co...
2019-07-12, 17:39

Ingraham: 'Left' trying to destroy what it means to be American Fox News' Laura Ingraham addressed Thursday a large agenda to "destroy" what it means to be American blasting the left for trying to take away the co...
2019-07-12, 12:52

I Can't Wait To Destroy My Friends In Hot Shot Burn In addition to hardcore competition, Evo 2019 has also provided a decent chunk of floor space for independent developers to show off their games. Fla...
2019-08-03, 04:39

Roland Mouret: “My Fashion Is To Help People, Not Destroy Them” The designer tells Vogue about his “Women in Mouret” photography series – a celebration of independent female voices who inspire the designer on a pe...
2019-06-21, 16:39

Trump Moves to Destroy Asylum System as We Know It The Trump administration moved today to drastically change the country’s asylum rules, effectively ending the possibility for many Central American m...
2019-07-15, 21:00

Brian Eno has an asteroid now Today in In Space, No One Can Hear Your Gentle, Ambient Airport Music News: Brian Eno has an asteroid now. Per Rolling Stone, the Roxy Music member a...
2019-06-28, 08:52

Iran to release images 'proving US did not destroy its drone' Iran has said it will release drone images that disprove President Donald Trump's claims that a US warship destroyed an Iranian drone in the Strait o...
2019-07-19, 18:13

Pelosi Cuts Deal That Could Help the GOP Destroy a Democratic President The Congressional Democratic leadership, in its never-ending quest to Get Something Done, has reportedly reached a deal with the Trump administration...
2019-07-23, 19:52

NY1 insiders: Women suing channel are out to ‘destroy’ Pat Kiernan On June 19, a court case was filed that shook the Big Apple media scene to its core. Five veteran NY1 journalists — Roma Torre, Kristen Shaughnessy, ...
2019-07-20, 21:13

Cuomo’s rent regulation will destroy NYC’s housing market In promising to sign a dumb and destructive bill to immortalize rent regulation — a step that will keep tenants who pay artificially low rents in ove...
2019-06-13, 06:13

Sen Graham: House Dems trying to 'destroy' Trump presidency House Democrats are looking to "destroy" the Trump presidency with a continued effort to revive the Mueller report, this according to Sen. Lindsey Gr...
2019-06-11, 06:26

Watch Someone Destroy Beat Saber With A Hand Mixer Beat Saber is a virtual reality rhythm game where you chop red and blue blocks with correspondingly colored lightsabers. It requires a lot of coordin...
2019-05-29, 00:13

Bruins destroy Blues in Game 3 Stanley Cup destruction ST. LOUIS — David Pastrnak flashed a wry smile, brimming with confidence. No even-strength points through the first two games of the Stanley Cup Fina...
2019-06-02, 09:00

Oil built Saudi Arabia – will a lack of water destroy it? As Riyadh continues to build skyscrapers at a dizzying rate, an invisible emergency threatens the desert kingdom’s existenceBottles of water twirl on...
2019-08-06, 12:52

Yuli Gurriel drives in eight runs as Astros destroy Rockies HOUSTON — With Houston’s powerful offense, there always seem to be men on base when Yuli Gurriel comes to the plate in the bottom part of the A...
2019-08-08, 10:26

Yordan Alvarez belts 3 homers as Astros destroy Orioles BALTIMORE — Houston manager A. J. Hinch was awestruck by his team’s extraordinary display of power. The Astros aren’t showing any type of...
2019-08-11, 08:52

ATF was supposed to destroy thousands of guns. Instead, a guard stole and sold them The guns had been seized by law enforcement and were supposed to be destroyed, but were stolen by an ATF employee from West Virginia.   &#...
2019-06-13, 19:13

FaceApp Probably Won't Destroy Society, But the Privacy Trade-Off Is Still Shady as Hell As our lives are increasingly lived online, what seems like an innocuous (or even silly) digital act can end up having serious privacy consequences. ...
2019-07-17, 22:13

The 2019 Lada Vesta Sport Wants To Destroy The Russian Car Stereotypes It’s impossible to talk about Russian cars without delving into stereotypes. And this is because America is among the few places in the world where R...
2019-08-10, 14:00

Alaska’s governor is trying to destroy its universities. The state may never recover | Cas Mudde Mike Dunleavy wants to cut the Alaskan university system by $130m – a staggering 41% of its budgetWe rarely devote much attention to what happens in ...
2019-07-06, 15:26

Bids to destroy WTO or lower its role counter-productive: Putin Attempts to lower the role of the World Trade Organisation (WTO) or to destroy it are counter-productive, Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Fr...
2019-06-28, 06:13

Eddie Jones warns erratic use of red cards could ‘destroy’ World Cup • England coach points to Bledisloe Cup sending-off• Jones also refers to two incidents involving Wales playersEddie Jones has warned that the forthc...
2019-08-12, 08:39

Destroy All Humans hands-on — A remake with pretty landscapes and mean aliens Destroy All Humans is THQ Nordic's zany remake of the 2005 original. This time, the art work looks a lot better, thanks to Black Forest Games.Read Mo...
2019-06-07, 23:52

‘America’s Dicktator’ Now Wants Tanks and a VIP Section to Destroy the 4th of July Celebration President Donald Trump still doesn’t understand how democracy works. He doesn’t understand that just because Russia stole the 2016 presidential elect...
2019-07-01, 20:00

The Warm-Up: ‘Destroy his career’ – Agent Trippier sent on Beckham revenge mission "He’s waited 21 long years, but finally an opportunity has arrived for David Beckham to get revenge on Diego Simeone. And it’s all thanks to Kieran T...
2019-07-17, 12:39

Graphene inventor Andre Geim: No-deal Brexit would destroy UK science Fanatics who want no-deal Brexit and remainers who refuse to compromise are risking science and the UK’s future in the process, says Nobel prizewinni...
2019-08-13, 21:52

San Francisco School Board Votes to Hide, but Not Destroy, Disputed Murals The vote, which came after a tense meeting, nullified an earlier vote to paint over Depression-era school murals that some considered offensive to mi...
2019-08-14, 09:00

'He didn't destroy me. We carry on. He lost': survivors of terror attacks look back From London to Nice, Berlin to Oslo, 11 people caught up in attacks across Europe reflect on the horror, the hope – and the kindness of strangers. Po...
2019-05-25, 20:13

Rush Limbaugh on the attempt to destroy Trump: The stakes for this country have never been higher The stakes are higher than they've ever been in America, possibly since the Civil War, that's what conservative talk show host Rush Limbaugh said Thu...
2019-05-31, 07:01

Fires Destroy Amazon Rainforest, Blanket Brazilian Cities in Smog Vast fires, many of them set by loggers, are ravaging the Amazon at a rate not seen in years, sending plumes of smoke that darken skies over Brazilia...
2019-08-22, 04:00

‘Trying to destroy careers’: Ravel Morrison defends Berahino from Johnson criticism • Former England defender said Berahino ‘had wrong mentality’• Striker expected to join Zulte Waregem after Stoke releaseRavel Morrison has hit out a...
2019-08-08, 16:52

NASA needs help deciding where to land on this asteroid NASA’s OSIRIS-REx mission has already accomplished a lot since arriving at the space rock known as Bennu late last year. The spacecraft successfully ...
2019-05-24, 20:13

Astronomers just spotted an asteroid that loves the Sun Thanks to astronomers and their constant search for new bodies moving throughout our solar system, we know about a lot of asteroids. Many of them hav...
2019-07-11, 03:52

Rays Put Pitcher At First Base, Nearly Destroy The Tender Fabrics That Hold Together The Game Of Baseball A crucial AL East game between the Rays and the Red Sox ground to a screeching halt in the eighth inning on Wednesday afternoon after the Rays pulled...
2019-07-24, 22:52

End fossil fuels subsidies, and stop using taxpayers’ money to destroy the world: Guterres “We need to tax pollution, not people”, and “end subsidies for fossil fuels,” Secretary-General António Guterres told the World Summit of the R20 Coa...
2019-05-28, 17:26

NATO considers extra exercises, surveillance if Russia doesn't destroy missiles Defense ministers from NATO member countries are considering increasing military exercises and boosting intelligence as a response if Russia declines...
2019-06-27, 19:52

We’ve spotted a strange asteroid that’s spinning itself to pieces There’s a new type of asteroid that has a tail like a comet because it’s spinning so fast it’s constantly falling apart and leaving a trail of debris...
2019-05-21, 15:13

Here are the four spots where NASA’s asteroid probe might land NASA’s OSIRIS-REx spacecraft is currently hanging out around the asteroid known as Bennu. It’s been there for months, taking photos and s...
2019-08-14, 07:00

Humans are probably safe from a catastrophic asteroid strike — for now If you ever clean out the gutters on your roof, take note: The dirt you’re tossing may have come from outer space. The new book “Cosmic Impact: Under...
2019-06-12, 10:39

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2019-05-21, 14:39

'Unmasked' co-author Brent Bozell says ‘radicalized’ media wanted to destroy Trump, but it backfired A new book, “Unmasked -- Big Media's War Against Trump,” examines how the media tried to destroy President Trump but destroyed themselves instead, co...
2019-06-03, 18:26

Steve Bannon, Russians conspiring with nationalists to destroy the EU, French President Macron warns Europeans "should not be naive" about foreign interference ahead of this week’s European Parliament elections, Macron said Tuesday.  ...
2019-05-21, 22:26

Watch: Luis Suarez, Edinson Cavani help Uruguay destroy Ecuador at Copa America Barcelona's Luis Suarez and Paris Saint-Germain's Edinson Cavani each scored first half goals to help Uruguay to a 4-0 thrashing of Ecuador in the gr...
2019-06-17, 18:00

Americans prefer asteroid tracking over moon visit Americans prefer a space program focusing on potential asteroid impacts, scientific research into our cosmos and robotic space probes over human expl...
2019-06-20, 07:39

Ancient asteroid crater found off the coast of Scotland The spot where an ancient asteroid hit the United Kingdom some 1.2 billion years ago has been tracked to a location under the sea between mainland Sc...
2019-06-10, 22:26

Ancient asteroid crater located off coast of Scotland Space object about a mile wide believed to have crashed into Earth around 1.2bn years agoThe location of an ancient impact crater made by the biggest...
2019-06-10, 03:52

This Asteroid Orbits So Close to the Sun, Its Year Lasts Just 151 Days Introducing 2019 LF6, an asteroid so close to the Sun that a year lasts only 151 days. Known as an “Atira” asteroid, its orbit falls entirely inside ...
2019-07-09, 03:00

| Japan's asteroid probe Hayabusa2 set for final touchdown Japan's Hayabusa2 probe began descending for its final touchdown on a distant asteroid, hoping to collect samples that could shed light on the evolut...
2019-07-11, 11:52

NASA snaps most detailed image yet of asteroid Bennu A US spacecraft has captured its closest and most detailed image yet of the 78 billion kilogram asteroid Bennu which gets closer to Earth every six y...
2019-06-19, 00:52

Astronomers spotted a car-size asteroid just hours before impact Astronomers discovered a car-size asteroid hours before it slammed into Earth and burned up in the atmosphere this past weekend, news sources report....
2019-06-28, 21:13

Americans believe asteroid monitoring more important than Mars trip The poll comes as the White House pushes to get astronauts back on the moon, but only about a quarter of Americans said moon or Mars exploration by a...
2019-06-21, 02:00

Japan's Asteroid Probe Hayabusa2 Set for Final Touchdown Japan's Hayabusa2 probe began descending on Wednesday for its final touchdown on a distant asteroid, hoping to collect samples that could shed light ...
2019-07-10, 14:26

NASA chooses four potential asteroid sample sites for OSIRIS-REx NASA's OSIRIS-REx team has selected four potential sites for the agency's first asteroid sample return mission. The spacecraft started mapp...
2019-08-14, 21:00

You can help NASA explore asteroid Bennu by picking a collection site NASA is trying to decide on a sample collection site from the asteroid Bennu and they want to know what features you find worthy of investigation. &...
2019-05-29, 20:13

Japan lands spacecraft on distant asteroid to collect samples Japanese scientists have successfully landed an unmanned spacecraft on the distant asteroid Ryugu for the second time as part of an ongoing mission t...
2019-07-11, 09:26

Falcon has landed: Japan's Hayabusa2 probe touches down on asteroid Unmanned craft – about the size of a large refrigerator – plans to collect ground samples, some 300 million kilometres from EarthA Japanese spacecraf...
2019-07-11, 09:52

Japan's Hayabusa 2 may finally kick-start the asteroid mining era The turn of the decade saw a huge surge of interest in asteroid mining, but now this would-be industry has flopped. Can a tiny Japanese probe revive ...
2019-05-21, 17:13

Japan's Hayabusa2 probe successfully landed on an asteroid, again (updated) Back in February, Japan's second asteroid-exploring spacecraft touched down on the asteroid Ryugu to collect samples that it will bring back to ...
2019-07-11, 09:26

Asteroid Bennu is spewing out dust and rocks to create its own moons NASA’s OSIRIS-REx spacecraft has found that Bennu is an active asteroid and is covered in large rocks that will make grabbing a sample more difficult...
2019-05-21, 17:13

Japan says space probe landed on asteroid to get soil sample Japan’s space agency says data from the Hayabusa2 spacecraft indicated it successfully landed on an asteroid to get underground samples in hopes of f...
2019-07-11, 06:39

Daring maneuver brings NASA’s orbiter closer to an asteroid than ever before NASA’s OSIRIS-REx spacecraft has been orbiting the space rock known as Bennu since the start of the year. It caught up with the asteroid in lat...
2019-06-17, 20:39

Incredible fossil find may be first victims of dino-killer asteroid A bed of bones from 66 million years ago may reveal what happened in the minutes and hours after an asteroid struck Earth and unleashed a mass extinc...
2019-05-21, 16:52

Japanese space probe Hayabusa 2: Second touchdown on asteroid Ryugu Hayabusa 2 has landed on the asteroid and is collecting rocks and dust to take back home to Earth. Landing on a moving object in outer space is not a...
2019-07-11, 11:00

Nasa captures closest and most-detailed image yet of Bennu asteroid Nasa has captured its closest and most-detailed image yet of Bennu, a 78 billion kilogram asteroid which makes a close approach to Earth every six ye...
2019-06-18, 20:00

Boxing News at Five: Thurman aims to destroy “bunny rabbit” Pacquiao, Hunter wants to earn Joshua fight, not have it given to him Keith Thurman says the legendary Manny Pacquiao isn't half the man he used to be, and Michael Hunter is happy for Andy Ruiz Jnr to get his Anthony Jo...
2019-05-23, 23:52

America's largest asteroid impact left a trail of destruction across the eastern US About 35 million years ago, an asteroid traveling nearly 144,000 mph smashed into the Atlantic Ocean near the modern-day town of Cape Charles, Virgin...
2019-08-16, 15:00

NASA asteroid probe captures closest-ever photo of space rock NASA’s OSIRIS-REx asteroid probe is giving scientists an even better look at the surface of the space rock known as Bennu now that it’s moved even cl...
2019-06-19, 20:39

NASA chooses four potential asteroid sample sites for OSIRIS-REx mission The University of Arizona is helping bring part of an asteroid home for the first time in U.S. history. The OSIRIS-REx spacecraft started mapping Ben...
2019-08-16, 15:52

Astronomers spot kilometer-wide asteroid with record-short year Scientists have identified an asteroid with the shortest known orbital period. The newfound space rock, measuring a kilometer wide, circles the sun o...
2019-07-09, 18:52

NASA advances lunar crater modeling and asteroid mining projects NASA doesn't just want to return to the moon by 2024, it also wants to establish a "sustained human presence" and to use the moon as a hub for f...
2019-06-11, 21:39

Dramatic Video Shows the Moment Hayabusa2 Made Its Second Touchdown on the Ryugu Asteroid A newly released video from the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) shows the critical moment when the Hayabusa2 spacecraft made contact with t...
2019-07-31, 21:00

NASA makes final plans for its 2022 mission to visit an all-metal asteroid In less than a decade, we might finally be able to unravel the mysteries surrounding Psyche, an asteroid that's believed to be composed mostly o...
2019-06-12, 15:52

NASA Mission Selects Final Four Site Candidates for Asteroid Sample Return After months grappling with the rugged reality of asteroid Bennu’s surface, the team leading NASA’s first asteroid sample return mission has selected...
2019-08-13, 03:26

NASA’s asteroid probe snapped its closest photo yet of space rock Bennu NASA’s OSIRIS-REx asteroid probe is giving scientists an even better look at the surface of the space rock known as Bennu now that it’s m...
2019-06-19, 03:39

With Time Running Out, Hayabusa2 Spacecraft Fails to Drop Target Marker on Asteroid Japan’s Hayabusa2 probe aborted an attempt to drop a highly reflective target marker on the surface of Ryugu in preparation for its second sample ext...
2019-05-22, 18:13

NASA's OSIRIS-REx Spacecraft Takes Stunning Photo of Asteroid Bennu From Just 0.4 Miles Away NASA’s asteroid-sampling OSIRIS-REx spacecraft, which is currently in position around the tiny, near-Earth asteroid 101955 Bennu, has transmitted its...
2019-06-18, 08:26

Japan Makes History as Hayabusa2 Attempts to Collect Underground Samples From Asteroid Earlier today, Japan’s Hayabusa2 may have become the first probe in history to collect material from beneath the surface of an asteroid—a mission tha...
2019-07-12, 02:13

I’m a journalist. Monsanto built a step-by-step strategy to destroy my reputation | Carey Gillam Company records show an action plan that includes promoting certain search results and targeting book reviewsAs a journalist who has covered corporat...
2019-08-09, 18:52

Trump: Radical Democrats 'want to destroy you' President Donald Trump kicked off his reelection campaign in Florida with a grievance-filled rally that attacked the press, the political establishme...
2019-06-19, 04:00

This Is Hell on Earth While the White House and conservative media continue trying to spin the abhorrent conditions in migrant detention centers after a visit from Rep. Al...
2019-07-03, 01:00

Samsung, What on Earth Are You Doing? The Galaxy Fold still hasn’t gone on sale, and yet, it seems Samsung has caught a full-on case of foldable fever because based on a number of report...
2019-06-27, 22:13

Do you think there is life beyond Earth? Scientists searching the universe for aliens to conduct survey of the public for views on first contactScientists wrestling with the delicate issue o...
2019-07-01, 10:26

This Could Be the Most Earth-Like Exoplanet Discovered Yet Scientists have discovered a pair of temperate, Earth-sized exoplanet candidates around a nearby star, according to a new paper. What makes this plan...
2019-06-19, 22:39

Gizmodo Samsung, What on Earth Are You Doing? Gizmodo Samsung, What on Earth Are You Doing? | Kotaku Valve Changes Steam Sale After Widespread Complaints From Developers And Players | Jalopnik I ...
2019-06-28, 01:39

Planet Fitness Must Come Down to Earth Our third annual Summer Stock Picking Contest begins. Fast-growing gym chain Planet Fitness depends on a constant supply of flabby customers and is p...
2019-08-11, 20:39

Don’t give up, we can survive even a Hothouse Earth Bad news on the climate should lead neither to despair nor unfounded optimism. Instead, we need to roll up our sleeves and prepare for life on a dras...
2019-05-21, 16:52

Mar-a-Lago Is the Least Secure Place on Earth Last November, a college freshman illegally gained entry to President Trump’s Mar-a-Lago resort, sometimes called the “Winter White House,” WPTV repo...
2019-05-29, 02:26

Minecraft Earth Gameplay Looks Adorable Minecraft Earth, an augmented reality mobile game based on the hugely popular series, is coming to a closed beta later this summer. To tide you over,...
2019-07-12, 16:26

LightSail 2 has used sunlight alone to steer around Earth The Planetary Society’s LightSail 2 spacecraft has fulfilled its mission, demonstrating controlled solar sailing in orbit around Earth for the first ...
2019-08-01, 13:39

Current CO2 emissions will heat up the Earth by more than 1.5˚C Even if we stop building power plants, factories, vehicles and home appliances immediately, we're on track to increase the global temperature by...
2019-07-01, 19:26

Transmission: from the Sea of Tranquility to planet Earth This month sees the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 mission, landing the first man on the moon. As the Observer’s science editor Robin McKie looks ...
2019-07-06, 18:39

What Would Happen to Earth if our Moon Were Obliterated? One of the most fascinating things about the evolution of life on Earth is its connection to the sky above. Only under the most precise conditions co...
2019-08-02, 03:00

Amazing photos of what Earth looks like from other planets The Earth is beautiful in its own right but seeing it from the perspective of other planets is next level!       ...
2019-05-30, 16:39

Where on Earth Did All the Lexus RX300s Vanish To? In the year 2000, my mother traded in the family’s much-despised Audi A6 wagon (the thing was in the shop every month for some electrical gremlin or ...
2019-07-18, 20:52

'The Man Who Fell to Earth' will get a TV remake on CBS All Access CBS is continuing its habit of reviving classic franchises as streaming shows. The broadcaster has ordered a series version of The Man Who Fell to E...
2019-08-02, 23:26

How to Track the LightSail 2 as It 'Sails' Around Earth Last week, the LightSail 2 officially made its first contact with Earth. The solar-powered spacecraft will be sailing around Earth’s orbit for the ne...
2019-07-06, 21:13

The beloved iced tea that only comes from one place on Earth South African brand BOS has achieved international success making iced tea from rooibos, a traditional remedy plant that only grows in one place on E...
2019-06-05, 07:00

Earth's magnetic poles probably won't flip within our lifetime Contrary to recent reports, new research suggests the next reversal of Earth’s magnetic pole won’t happen in a human lifetime and could take tens of ...
2019-08-07, 20:26

New Campaign Is Asking Every Country on Earth to Name Distant Worlds A new campaign headed by the International Astronomical Union (IAU) called IAU100 NameExoWorlds will allow each country in the world to name a star a...
2019-06-08, 00:26

LightSail 2 sends its first signals back to Earth So far, it's been smooth sailing for the LightSail 2. The solar spacecraft is orbiting on its own after being delivered to space last week aboar...
2019-07-05, 09:00

Learn More About Earth's Ecology and Weather With NOAA's New App The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) is a scientific government agency that focuses on the conditions of things like our oceans...
2019-08-11, 15:26

Earth's mantle is magnetic, researchers find Scientists assumed Earth's mantle, the layer stretching from the crust to a depth of 255 miles, was magnetically dead. New research suggests they wer...
2019-06-07, 04:13

Jupiter will soon be so close to Earth you’ll be able to see its moons without a telescope Jupiter, the mighty “king” of the planets in our solar system, is regularly visible for those who know where and when to look for it, but...
2019-06-06, 20:00

Earth As Seen By Chandrayaan 2: ISRO Releases First Set Of Pics Indian space agency ISRO has released a set of four stunning images of Earth that were taken by Chandrayaan 2 between 10.58 pm and 11.07 pm yesterday...
2019-08-04, 15:13

Jupiter's moons will be visible from Earth this month: Here's what you need to know The largest planet in the solar system will be on full display in June – and stargazers won’t need a high-powered telescope to get a good view, NASA ...
2019-06-06, 20:26

Earth Photo 2019 – the shortlisted artists Contenders for prizes in the competition developed jointly by Forestry England and the Royal Geographical Society. The photographs will be displayed ...
2019-06-27, 21:13

The children have invented a new way to use swings and will now leave Earth behind Most adults tell kids how much easier it is for them to be young now than it was “back in their day.” In 2019, with our environment terminally ill an...
2019-08-05, 19:13

July was the hottest month ever recorded on Earth It’s official: July 2019 was the warmest month worldwide on record, narrowing beating July 2016, a European climate agency announced on Monday. Globa...
2019-08-05, 20:00

Why Low-Earth Orbit Satellites Are the New Space Race Elon Musk made headlines in 2018 when he launched his old car toward Mars aboard one of his Space Exploration Technologies Inc. rockets. He got less ...
2019-08-09, 07:39

‘He'd like to see peace on Earth’: how a dog became mayor of a California town Idyllwild’s highest-ranking official may not have political power, but he has the tiny town’s heart in his pawsThe mayor of Idyllwild, California, wa...
2019-06-05, 21:39

Could you be charged on Earth for killing someone in outer space? The long-running series in which readers answer other readers’ questions on subjects ranging from trivial flights of fancy to profound scientific con...
2019-08-06, 14:00

The Deep-Sea Dragonfish Has One of the Most Terrifying Smiles on Earth Scientists have shined a light on one of the creepier denizens of the deep sea, a pitch-black creature that can turn itself into a living lamp called...
2019-06-05, 22:13

| Population of Earth to reach 9.7 billion in 2050: UN The world population is expected to climb to 9.7 billion in 2050 from 7.7 billion today, with the population of sub-Saharan Africa doubling, a United...
2019-06-18, 23:52

NASA says now is a great time to leave Earth When you’re planning on taking a trip it pays to plan ahead, and one of the first things you should do is check the weather forecast. The same ...
2019-06-13, 08:00

We need to rediscover the wonder of space exploration to save Earth Going into space invites us to consider our position as the dominant species on a fragile planet, and how hard we must fight for it, says Richard Web...
2019-05-21, 15:13

Ancient Origins of the Moon: Was it Once Part of Earth? The origin of the Moon has been a subject of research for many years and theories about its creation abound. Hypotheses vary from non-scientific prop...
2019-06-14, 18:00

Let’s sort the Earth out first before reaching for other planets | Letters Readers respond to the 50th anniversary of the moon landings and the future of space explorationMy husband and I felt a little discombobulated when w...
2019-07-21, 22:00

Sand on Mars moves in ways not seen on Earth A University of Arizona team created the most detailed analysis of sand movement on Mars with NASA Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter data, finding it&rsquo...
2019-05-23, 23:39

Earth is still rumbling, but worst should be over for California quakes The Mojave Desert shuddered and rumbled Sunday, but experts tried to ease fears that another massive quake would soon slam south-central California. ...
2019-07-08, 00:00

We’ve surrounded the Earth with surveillance satellites, but who is that good for? It was only on the fourth orbit, when the spacecraft’s orientation had changed, that they had the vision for which their mission will always be remem...
2019-07-20, 11:39

Population Of Earth To Reach 9.7 Billion In 2050: UN The world population is expected to climb to 9.7 billion in 2050 from 7.7 billion today, with the population of sub-Saharan Africa doubling, a United...
2019-06-18, 09:39

Earth’s water came from a collision 4 billion years ago Water arrived on Earth at exactly the same time that the moon was created over 4 billion years ago, according to a new study. This phenomenon is thou...
2019-05-23, 20:13

Easy "Nudges" Aren't Enough to Save the Earth We all love to do our part to fix big problems, especially when our part is something easy and feel-good. But nudges can backfire, leading us to beli...
2019-05-23, 19:52

Astronomers warn of solar ‘superflare’ that could hit Earth Like all life on Earth, we owe a lot to the Sun. Without it, we wouldn’t be here, but it also has the power to make things pretty rough on us i...
2019-06-12, 20:00

Stop saying 'Minecraft Earth' is essentially 'Pokémon Go' Minecraft Earth is a mobile AR game, but that doesn't mean it's Pokémon Go. Yes, it uses a mobile device. Yes, it superimposes digi...
2019-06-12, 08:13

An interstellar rock may have hit Earth in 2014 but nobody noticed In 2017 astronomers spotted the first interstellar object in our solar system, ‘Oumuamua, but our planet may have been hit by a meteor from another s...
2019-05-21, 17:13

CBS All Access announces The Man Who Fell To Earth series Director Nicolas Roeg’s the Man Who Fell To Earth from 1976 isn’t a perfect film, but it is a David Bowie film. That alone has made it worthy of bein...
2019-08-02, 01:13

Continents on early Earth rose from the sea, then disappeared According to a new model, Earth's first continents emerged much earlier than previously thought. After emerging from the planet's primordial oceans, ...
2019-07-01, 17:39

Earth's water could have interstellar origin, study says Water is one of the major building blocks of life and Earth has an abundance of it, as 71 percent of its surface is covered by water, largely due to ...
2019-05-28, 16:13

Robert Downey Jr. wants to clean up Earth using nanotech Robert Downey Jr. took to the stage at Amazon's Re:MARS conference to talk about his goals for the future of the environment. The actor said tha...
2019-06-05, 12:39

Walking Around Minecraft Earth Feels Amazing I’ve been a casual player of both Minecraft and of the augmented reality game Pokémon Go, so when Minecraft Earth was announced as an augmented reali...
2019-06-12, 19:26

Earth may be partly made of rocks from elsewhere in the galaxy We’ve only seen one interstellar object, a rock called ‘Oumuamua that passed by in 2017, but they may be crucial to speeding up the planet-building p...
2019-05-21, 17:13

The coldest places on Earth in the dead of summer Yes, it’s hot out there, but not everywhere. There are plenty of places in the world where you need a sweater and gloves, even in summer. ...
2019-07-31, 23:39

Air Pollution Gets Into Your Brain, and Scientists Want to Know What It's Doing to You Outdoor air pollution causes millions of deaths each year—4.2 million premature deaths globally, according to the World Health Organization. Over tim...
2019-08-07, 01:13

Scientists Save Schrödinger's Cat One of the hallmark predictions of quantum mechanics is that particles behave unpredictably—but a new experiment seems to complicate some of those co...
2019-06-04, 00:39

The five: unsung female scientists The history of science has often seen women’s work overlooked and their credit stolenContemporary letters revealed this week that a key figure in the...
2019-06-16, 08:13

Scientists Think They Know Why So Many Meteorites Look Like Cones You might think of meteors as flashes in the sky that result in lumpy-looking meteorites on the ground. But not all meteorites are lumps. A substanti...
2019-07-24, 00:52

Kuwait And Pakistan Recorded As Third And Fourth Hottest On Earth Following years of tireless investigation, the World Meteorological Organization on Tuesday announced that two recent temperature readings have been ...
2019-06-19, 08:52

Look up! Saturn reaches closest point to Earth Tuesday GettyImages KBJR – Move over Jupiter, it’s time to let Saturn shine! Earth will be right in between Saturn and the Sun, and Saturn will be at i...
2019-07-09, 22:13

Minecraft Earth gets first live demo, coming to iOS “this summer” "Look, ma, I'm in Minecraft!" Play Minecraft Earth at a real-world scale... [credit: Apple / Mojang ...
2019-06-04, 00:26

Thousands Of Earth's Toughest Creatures May Now Be Living On Moon There might be life on the Moon after all: thousands of virtually indestructible creatures that can withstand extreme radiation, sizzling heat, the c...
2019-08-07, 08:00

The secrets of how sharks survived so many of Earth's mass extinctions Vegetarianism and liking underwater volcanoes have helped sharks survive for half a billion years. But can they use their skills to cope with climate...
2019-06-28, 15:52

Hordes of Earth's Toughest Creatures May Now Be Living on Moon There might be life on the Moon after all: thousands of virtually indestructible creatures that can withstand extreme radiation, sizzling heat, and t...
2019-08-07, 18:00

Look up! China’s Tiangong-2 space lab is about to fall back to Earth Today is an important day for China’s space agency. No, the country isn’t launching anything new into space, and in fact, it’s sort...
2019-07-20, 03:39

Godzilla grew 30 times faster than any organism on Earth. Here's why. If Godzilla were a real creature, his incredibly rapid growth spurt on the big screen would be off the charts, even setting evolutionary records, a n...
2019-06-04, 21:39

Nearby 'Super-Earth' may be habitable, NASA suggests NASA's Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite has made several discoveries in recent days, including a planet with three suns and a sun with three pla...
2019-08-01, 17:26

'Iron Man' Unveils Tech Initiative to Save Earth Robert Downey Jr. has announced a new initiative called The Footprint Coalition that would help clean up the planet using advanced technologies like ...
2019-06-05, 14:52

Physics indicates some of Earth’s earliest animals helped each other feed Enlarge / The result of a fluid mechanics simulation with multiple Erniettas. (credit: Dave Mazierski) What drove the evolution of the earliest ani...
2019-06-22, 02:26

Starwatch: Earth's shadow takes a bite out of the moon Most of us will get a chance this week to see a partial lunar eclipse. Though not if you live in North America, Greenland or northern RussiaA partial...
2019-07-14, 23:13

Life in the fastest warming place on earth - podcast In the world’s northernmost town, temperatures have risen by 4C since 1971, devastating homes, wildlife and even the cemetery. India Rakusen and Jon ...
2019-07-02, 06:26

Trio of space travelers safely returns to Earth Being chosen to spend time aboard the International Space Station is a privilege that only the tiniest fraction of people will ever experience. But a...
2019-06-27, 20:52

A Startup Says It Can Automate Perfect Weed Even as the Earth Burns Over the years, a number of companies have claimed to make “the first” smartphone-controlled, automated home grow system. But I have thus far been on...
2019-06-13, 09:39

Forget sharks — mosquitoes are the deadliest maneaters on earth If we were rational creatures, we would fear our back yards more than our beaches. Though oceans contain real-life monsters like the great white, our...
2019-08-04, 03:39

Apollo 11: The songs astronauts listen to above Earth may surprise you The 50th anniversary of the moon landing on July 20, 1969 is approaching. Celebrate with this Spotify tracklist.      ...
2019-07-15, 19:00

DNA Sequencing Microchip Could Detect Earth-Like Life on Mars Conditions on Mars are harsh. Its atmosphere is made up mostly of carbon dioxide and is 100 times thinner than Earth’s. Temperatures on the surface c...
2019-06-19, 23:52

Earth's helium is running out and it has dire consequences for science Helium's essential for party balloons, but also for MRI scanners, physics experiments and space rockets. But supplies on Earth are getting dangerousl...
2019-07-10, 17:26

NASA Awards Contract for Near-Earth Mission Services NASA has awarded the Space Exploration Network Services and Evolution (SENSE) contract to Peraton, Inc. in Herndon, Virginia, to perform telemetry, t...
2019-06-19, 07:26

Mother Earth Opens Up and Greedily Gulps Down a Delicious Car Just in case you’ve been doubting the powerful and prodigious hunger of Mother Earth, our planet, devourer of cars, please take a moment to inspect t...
2019-07-11, 05:13

Humanity's Next Test: Feed 10 Billion Without Ruining Earth Experts Friday began negotiating the most comprehensive scientific assessment ever of the role the land we live off plays in climate change, expected...
2019-08-02, 18:01

We could use Earth's atmosphere as a giant lens for a space telescope A space telescope could use the whole Earth as a lens by capturing light deflected off the atmosphere to help us search for signs of life on exoplane...
2019-08-06, 16:26

Earth is a living system and humans will decide whether it thrives A conference celebrating James Lovelock, the scientist who formulated the Gaia hypothesis, saw researchers questioning the future of our living plane...
2019-08-03, 19:52

Mysterious, ancient radio signals keep pelting Earth Sudden shrieks of radio waves from deep space keep slamming into radio telescopes on Earth, spattering those instruments' detectors with confusing da...
2019-08-09, 10:26

Australian rare-earth ore processor wants to build a plant in the US Enlarge / Construction takes place at the site of Lynas Corp.'s Advanced Materials Plant in the Gebeng Industrial Zone near Kuantan, Malaysia, on Thu...
2019-05-26, 21:13

Humans Have Transformed 70 Percent of Land on Earth. We Have a Choice for What We Do Next In what feels like it’s becoming a regular ritual in self-flagellation, scientists have released a new special report documenting the perilous state ...
2019-08-09, 02:52

How Earth's changing ecosystems may have driven human evolution The most detailed ever look at Earth's prehistoric climate suggests many habitats changed in the past 800,000 years – and this may be why we evolved ...
2019-05-21, 16:13

The Latest: China media suggest ‘rare earth’ use against US SHENZHEN, China (AP) — The Latest on Huawei’s motion challenging the constitutionality of a law that limits U.S. sales of its telecom equipment...
2019-05-29, 13:52

Chandrayaan-2 Leaves Earth's Orbit, Heads Towards Moon India's ambitious lunar mission Chandrayaan-2 left the earth's orbit today and is headed towards moon after a crucial manoeuvre by the Indian Space R...
2019-08-14, 06:13

Don't panic about The Uninhabitable Earth, a new book predicting chaos If you read a book painting the very worst-case scenarios about what global warming means for human life you could easily panic. Here’s why you shoul...
2019-05-21, 16:13

Interstellar dust from ancient supernova found on Earth Cosmic dust found in Antarctic snow was likely birthed in a distant supernova millions of years ago. The dust's interstellar journey eventually broug...
2019-08-16, 15:00

US-China trade: what are rare-earth metals, and what's the dispute? The metals are used to produce a raft of goods, including mobile phones and camerasWhat are rare-earth metals?Rare earths refer to a group of 17 elem...
2019-05-29, 16:13

Earth’s future is being written in fast-melting Greenland Scientists studying the melting of the ice in Greenland this summer are finding themselves working in shirtsleeve weather without the need for gloves...
2019-08-20, 23:13

Earth's last magnetic-pole flip took much longer than we thought The last reversal of Earth's magnetic poles happened long before humans could record it, but research on the flow of ancient lava has helped scientis...
2019-08-09, 10:26

Trump Administration Joins Climate Change in War Against Earth It’s no secret that the Trump administration is actively antagonistic toward the reality of climate change. But according to a New York Times story p...
2019-05-28, 16:52

LightSail 2 spacecraft glides on sunlight in orbit around Earth Extra thrust from reflective sail on tiny craft changed shape of its orbit by about 2km, scientists reportA crowdfunded spacecraft has successfully s...
2019-08-09, 04:52

It took an incredibly long time for the Earth’s poles to flip If you’re looking for some kind of apocalyptic scenario to get anxious about, the Earth’s poles flipping is as good a nightmare as any. S...
2019-08-09, 05:39

The Authority is Earth’s last hope in this The Wild Storm #23 exclusive The Wild Storm is rapidly approaching its conclusion, and the book’s final chapters have introduced a new third party to disrupt the intensifying war...
2019-05-28, 20:52

Canadian Arctic fossils are oldest known fungus on Earth Fungus is half a billion years older than previous record holder found in WisconsinTiny fossils found in mudrock in the barren wilderness of the Cana...
2019-05-22, 19:26

Rocky, Earth-sized exoplanet is missing an atmosphere Astronomers at MIT, Harvard University, and elsewhere have searched a rocky, Earth-sized exoplanet for signs of an atmosphere — and found none. At...
2019-08-19, 18:00

The forgotten riches of the most densely biodiverse country on Earth Colombia is home to more birds, amphibians and butterflies than anywhere else. Human conflict preserved them – and in peace they now face new threats...
2019-05-21, 16:52

Earth’s Food Supply Is Under Threat. These Fixes Would Go a Long Way. The food production system accounts for up to a third of greenhouse gas emissions. But if agriculture is done right, experts say, it can actually be ...
2019-08-10, 00:52

China hints at cutting off US from rare earth minerals The Chinese government threatened Wednesday to limit exports of rare earths — chemical components used in various types of high-tech equipment — as p...
2019-05-29, 19:26

Meteorite strikes made life on Earth possible, study says There's been a notable increase in recent weeks about protecting life on Earth from a devastating asteroid strike. But a new study suggests that spac...
2019-08-15, 06:13

The oceans are very slowly draining into the rock below Earth's crust Ever since the breakup of the supercontinent Pangaea, sea water has been flowing deep into the planet, causing sea levels to fall over millions of ye...
2019-05-24, 16:26

Endometriosis: Are scientists making any headway? Endometriosis is a common chronic condition, though nobody knows what drives its development. A new study takes us a little closer to tackling its ca...
2019-05-22, 18:39

Scientists found stardust in the most unlikely of places Earth has managed to avoid any truly catastrophic impacts from objects in space for quite some time, but that doesn’t mean material from the co...
2019-08-21, 03:13

Scientists take a peek behind those sad puppy dog eyes NEW YORK (AP) — Scientists say they’ve figured out why dogs can make those sad puppy dog eyes at you. It turns out, it’s because of us. T...
2019-06-17, 22:00

Can scientists find the formula for 'better aging?' New research studies aging cells to find out how they change, and how this leads to further health decline. Its findings may help promote 'better agi...
2019-07-31, 18:00

Scientists Have Created a Vaccine for Cat Allergies, but You Can't Have It Yet People unjustly kept away from feline companionship due to an allergy are rejoicing this week, after news resurfaced of a potential vaccine that make...
2019-08-15, 03:26

Humans were born to be the ‘fat primates,’ scientists say It’s a discovery so frustrating you might want to hit the couch and down a pint of ice cream. “We’re the fat primates,” says ...
2019-06-27, 20:52

‘Scientists are now very sure that the babies really were gene-edited’ He Jiankui has now presented his controversial work at a gene editing summit in Hong Kong. CRISPR expert Helen O’Neill of University College London w...
2019-05-21, 16:13

A Better Way to Manage Your Period? Try the Menstrual Cup, Scientists Say The reusable, bell-like devices unfold in the vagina to stanch menstrual flow. They are as effective as sanitary pads and tampons, according to a new...
2019-07-17, 01:13

VR is helping scientists discover new drugs A new VR tool, powered by the same technology as the Fortnite video game, helps chemists visualize the structure of complex molecules and develop new...
2019-06-28, 14:13

Scientists top list of most trusted professions in US Pew survey shows rise in confidence that scientists will act in public’s interestScientists have topped a survey of trusted professions, with adults ...
2019-08-02, 21:01

Scientists Are Stuck on the Mystery of Tape There’s a certain patience required for studying sticky tape. Sure, sometimes experiments require peeling, but other times, researchers must simply s...
2019-05-29, 20:52

Scientists discover the source of new CFC emissions The following is a joint announcement from the MIT Joint Program on the Science and Policy of Global Change and the University of Bristol. Since 201...
2019-05-23, 21:52

VR and microscopy help scientists see 'inside' diseases You can only learn so much about cells by studying 2D pictures, and 3D microscope technology can produce an abundance of data that might be hard to d...
2019-06-16, 05:39

7 Swans Scientists Should Turn Into Worms Swans are beautiful birds, but a lot of swans would be better if they were worms instead of swans. Using science, it is important to transform severa...
2019-08-16, 14:13

Scientists figured out how tides cause earthquakes Scientists discovered why earthquakes along mid-ocean ridges occur during low tides, and the answer lies in the magma chambers lying below, according...
2019-06-08, 01:39

50 years ago man landed on the moon with the help of UA scientists Tucson- 50 years ago the Apollo 11 spacecraft was orbiting the moon on the eve of one of the greatest events in human history. The next day, July 20,...
2019-07-19, 20:00

Scientists figured out why there are black squirrels all over the US Whatever the case, they wrote, black fur remains a rare thing for squirrels in North America, occurring at rates of less than 1% in the two species. ...
2019-08-15, 06:13

The Wandering Earth review: Epic Chinese sci-fi film heralds a new era The Wandering Earth, an adaptation of Cixin Liu's story of humans struggling to move Earth to a new home, is coming to Netflix. Our review: Despite a...
2019-05-21, 17:13

China willing to meet reasonable rare earth demand from other countries China is willing to meet reasonable demand for rare earths from other countries, but it would be unacceptable that countries using Chinese rare earth...
2019-05-30, 10:13

July expected to be the Earth's hottest month on record Fueled by record-breaking warmth in Europe, the U.S. and the Arctic, and supercharged by global warming, July will be the hottest month for the Eart...
2019-07-24, 20:39

Burning Planet: Fire's intriguing role throughout Earth history We view fire as a hazard, but a thought-provoking book argues it wasn’t always so – and helps us revise our thinking by looking back over geological ...
2019-05-21, 16:52

Life may have begun on Earth 100 million years earlier than we thought A new timeline of early evolution suggests life on Earth began 100 million years earlier than we thought, while meteorites were still pummelling the ...
2019-05-21, 16:52

Biodiversity in crisis: Earth’s giant construction projects mapped out The planet’s largest areas of undisturbed wilderness in Siberia and tropical rainforests are under threat from huge waves of development. Here’s what...
2019-05-21, 16:52

NASA Celebrates Earth Day with Social Media, Public Events This Earth Day, April 22, NASA invites you to celebrate our beautiful home planet by participating in a global social media event and local events ar...
2019-05-21, 18:00

The moon may be made of magma that once covered Earth’s entire surface The moon’s makeup is extremely similar to Earth’s - perhaps because a huge rock smashed into a magma-covered Earth, splashing out the material to mak...
2019-05-21, 17:13

New world map is a more accurate Earth and shows Africa's full size The “Equal Earth” projection shows the true area of continents such as Africa without greatly distorting their shapes and is already being adopted by...
2019-05-21, 16:52

Super-Earth at a nearby star is a Mercury-like hunk of rock Enlarge / An artist's view of what's undoubtedly the cooler side of the planet. (credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech/R. Hurt) The most common star in our gala...
2019-08-21, 07:13

The 'Minecraft Earth' beta begins its global takeover this month It's been a couple of months since we first heard about Minecraft Earth, the augmented reality version of Mojang's game that makes the real...
2019-07-12, 14:52

NASA discovers nearby ‘super-Earth’ that ‘could harbor life’ “This is exciting, as this is humanity’s first nearby super-Earth that could harbor life — uncovered with help from TESS, our small, mighty mission w...
2019-08-01, 21:39

Everest Climber Died After "His Last Sunrise From Highest Peak On Earth" It was the final climb on his quest to reach the highest summit on all seven continents. When Christopher Kulish finally reached Mount Everest's 29,0...
2019-05-29, 05:26

NASA’s Mars 2020 rover is already getting a workout without leaving Earth When NASA’s Mars 2020 mission finally gets underway about a year from now it’ll have been a long time coming. The mission has been in the...
2019-07-31, 19:13

Northern Ireland's DUP not seeking 'earth-shattering' changes to Brexit deal The Northern Irish party propping up Britain's minority government is not asking for changes to the Brexit divorce deal that will "fundamentally unde...
2019-06-13, 22:00

The Guardian view on James Lovelock: Earth, but not as we knew it | Editorial As he celebrates his centennial birthday, the scientist continues to rewrite our futureJames Lovelock, the scientist and writer, is 100 years old on ...
2019-07-31, 18:13

Flat Earth: why is YouTube helping spread conspiracy theories? Many people who believe the Earth is not round first heard the idea on YouTube. But how important was the video-sharing website in helping the flat E...
2019-07-18, 11:39

Earth’s ocean was stagnant and stinking for a billion years — here’s why that’s exciting Geologists have dubbed Earth’s middle age the “boring billion”. Occurring some 1,800 to 800 million years ago, it has long been considered a period w...
2019-07-31, 18:13

The Northernmost Settlement on Earth Cracked 70 Degrees For the First Time This Week It’s not just the eastern part of the U.S. roasting this week. Much of the planet is on a heat bender, including the northernmost inhabited place on ...
2019-07-20, 00:39

We might soon find out if the Earth-like worlds orbiting TRAPPIST-1 can support life The James Webb Space Telescope is going to be an incredible tool for scientists to peer deep into space, returning information that could teach us a ...
2019-08-14, 18:13

This Striking Climate Change Visualization Is Now Customizable for Any Place on Earth When University of Reading climate scientist released his warming stripes visualization for the globe last year, people freaked (in a good way). The ...
2019-06-17, 22:00

Discovery of one billion year old fungi changes our understanding of life on Earth When scientists search for species that lived hundreds of millions of years ago they’re not always just looking for ancient animals. Life on Ea...
2019-05-23, 23:52

The Moon Landing Astronauts Had a Tough Time Back on Earth When Commanders Buzz Aldrin, Neil Armstrong and Michael Collins (yes there was a third guy, look it up!) left Earth, they were engineers, test pilots...
2019-07-21, 18:52

LightSail 2 prepares to deploy sails, share new images of Earth LightSail 2, a CubeSat developed by the Planetary Society, is preparing to deploy its solar sails. The miniature satellite, roughly the size of a toa...
2019-07-22, 21:26

Study finds meteorite strikes made life on Earth possible There’s been more discussion recently about protecting life on Earth from a devastating asteroid strike. But a new study suggests that space ro...
2019-08-16, 13:26

Explainer: U.S. dependence on China's rare earth: Trade war vulnerability Rare earth elements are used in a wide range of consumer products, from iPhones to electric car motors, as well as military jet engines, satellites a...
2019-06-19, 17:26

Minecraft Earth’s closed beta: This augmented reality needs more augmenting Enlarge (credit: Mojang / Microsoft) When Microsoft acquired Mojang, the maker of Minecraft, in 2014, we all feared the worst: a zillion cash-in vi...
2019-07-16, 19:39

Earth Just Had Its Hottest June On Record, On Track For Warmest July Boosted by a historic heat wave in Europe and unusually warm conditions across the Arctic and Eurasia, the average temperature of the planet soared t...
2019-07-17, 10:26

Apollo moon rocks shed new light on Earth's volcanoes Fifty years after humans first set foot on the moon, scientists believe rock samples collected by Apollo astronauts could help predict volcanic erupt...
2019-07-17, 12:52

Jeff Bezos: I spend my billions on space because we're destroying Earth "We are in the process of destroying this planet," says Amazon and Blue Origin CEO Jeff Bezos. "And we have sent robotic probes to every planet in th...
2019-07-17, 19:26

The 2020 Ford Mustang Shelby GT500 Has an Earth-Shattering 760 HP After months of not knowing, the power figures for the 2020 Ford Mustang Shelby GT500 are finally here. The supercharged V8 will put out 760 horsepow...
2019-06-19, 15:26

Men in Black: International review – a galactically gormless fall to earth The earnest introduction of gender and migrant issues can’t save this space-invaders caper from CGI-dependant mediocrityIt’s time once again for what...
2019-06-12, 15:52

P Chidambaram "Only A Burden On Earth": Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Tamil Nadu Chief Minister K Palaniswami on Tuesday launched a scathing attack on P Chidambaram, saying the veteran Congress leader was "only a burden...
2019-08-13, 13:26

Watch SpaceX launch Earth observation satellites at 10:17AM ET SpaceX is about to get your morning started in dramatic fashion (if you're in the Americas, that is). The private spaceflight outfit plans to l...
2019-06-12, 18:26

July 2019 officially Earth’s hottest month on record By Elisha Fieldstadt It wasn’t your imagination, July was in fact the hottest ever. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration on Thur...
2019-08-16, 15:52

OneWeb’s low-Earth satellites hit 400Mbps and 32ms latency in new test Enlarge / Illustration of a OneWeb satellite. (credit: OneWeb) OneWeb says a test of its low-Earth orbit satellites has delivered broadband speeds ...
2019-07-17, 23:00

Planet 10 times Earth's mass may have smacked Jupiter long ago Jupiter, the solar system's largest planet, may have been smacked head-on by an embryonic planet 10 times Earth's mass not long after being formed, a...
2019-08-16, 15:00

Trump says he could win Afghan war and wipe country 'off the face of the Earth' – video Donald Trump has said that he could win the Afghanistan war 'in a week' adding that the country 'could be wiped off the face of the Earth. I don’t wa...
2019-07-23, 03:39

Earth's last magnetic field reversal took 22,000 years, longer than expected New research suggests Earth's last magnetic field reversal was slow-going. Scientists found the reversal of Earth's magnetic poles took 22,000 years ...
2019-08-10, 02:52

Ancient seabed buried deep in Earth can create diamonds Diamonds are a girl’s best friend, but where exactly do they come from? Small amounts of salt trapped inside diamonds show the precious stones ...
2019-06-01, 07:13

Piglets in space! Earth's toughest creature could be alive on the moon A tiny creature, found in all regions of the earth, could be alive in space after a spacecraft carrying several thousand of them crashed into the moo...
2019-08-08, 08:00

The north pole is moving and if it flips, life on Earth is in trouble The magnetic north pole is racing towards Siberia - but why? It's a mystery with huge implications, and to solve it, we're building an explosive mode...
2019-06-28, 13:52

Robert Downey Jr. launches a coalition to clean up the earth using AI and robots Robert Downey Jr.’s Iron Man may have met his end in the Marvel cinematic universe, but the movie star wants to keep doing things that one might asso...
2019-06-06, 14:13

The State Department puts China first on rare earth metals HARGEISA, Somaliland — To most Americans, anarchy, intervention, and the Black Hawk Down fiasco define Somalia. By any reasonable metric, the country...
2019-08-08, 06:52

NASA’s Juno just discovered that Jupiter and Earth have something important in common NASA’s Juno spacecraft has delivered some of the most stunning glimpses of the gas giant that mankind has ever seen, but it’s also taught...
2019-05-21, 15:52

Climate mistake reveals Earth warmed more than we thought last century Early weather stations only covered 20 per cent of the globe, causing them to underestimate how much our greenhouse gas emissions have warmed the cli...
2019-07-05, 11:39

NASA astronaut films awe-inspiring time-lapse of Earth Here on Earth, we see the Sun rise and set once in any given 24-hour period. If you want to see the sunrise or sunset you need to set your watch so y...
2019-06-03, 20:26

SpaceX’s Dragon returns to Earth after dropping off 5,500 pounds of supplies SpaceX just wrapped up yet another successfully resupply mission for NASA, dropping off a whopping 5,500 pounds of supplies for the scientists aboard...
2019-06-04, 23:40

Mother Earth's Plantasia: the cult album you should play to your plants It was made by an easy-listening songwriter and given away free with mattresses. Now thanks to YouTube’s algorithm, Mort Garson’s Plantasia has becom...
2019-07-09, 19:26

Can't get to Galaxy's Edge? Here are 10 Star Wars worlds you can visit right here on Earth Over the course of 10 movies and four decades, "Star Wars" has been filmed in dozens of countries from Tunisia to the Maldives. Here are 10 planets a...
2019-06-01, 17:00

Minecraft Earth makes the whole real world your very own blocky realm When your game tops 100 million players, your thoughts naturally turn to doubling that number. That’s the case with the creators, or rather ste...
2019-05-21, 14:39

Wandering Earth: Rocket scientist explains how we could move our planet Enlarge (credit: NASA) In the Chinese science fiction film The Wandering Earth, recently released on Netflix, humanity attempts to change the Earth...
2019-05-21, 15:13

David Saint-Jacques getting used to life on Earth after space mission The Canadian astronaut said while he hasn't felt any pain since his return Monday night, balance was an issue and he's been cautious walking and runn...
2019-06-29, 04:13

Photos of Angel on Earth Royal Baby Archie at His Christening Are Here Despite the privacy of the event, the first photos from royal baby Archie Harrison Mountbatten-Windsor’s christening are already here. The pict...
2019-07-06, 23:26

NASA space telescope finds Earth-sized exoplanet NASA said its new Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite space telescope has discovered its smallest exoplanet so far, an alien world that’s rou...
2019-07-02, 02:00

Recent earthquakes that rocked California dramatically scarred the Earth A series of powerful earthquakes and aftershocks left much of Southern California trembling over the long holiday weekend. The most powerful of the q...
2019-07-10, 00:26

Extinct 'Denisovan' people may have lived on Earth's highest plateau The Tibetan Plateau is a tough environment so we thought humans arrived only about 12,000 years ago, but it seems someone was there 40,000 to 30,000 ...
2019-05-21, 16:13

Beavers bigger than Justin Bieber used to roam the Earth: study Before the end of the last Ice Age, giant beavers roamed the wetlands of North America. Scientists are now speculating why a species considered highl...
2019-06-01, 07:13

July Was Earth's Hottest Month, Global Temperature Up By 2.16 Degrees July was Earth's hottest month ever recorded, "on a par with, and possibly marginally higher" than the previous warmest month, which was July 2016, a...
2019-08-03, 17:13

Jeff Bezos: Blue Origin is going to the moon to ‘save the Earth’ Jeff Bezos talked about why he thinks going to the moon is important and how robots that can grasp things will be an important future tech trend.Read...
2019-06-06, 23:52

Microsoft saved Minecraft Earth's AR gameplay reveal for Apple One thing missing from Microsoft's initial Minecraft Earth announcement? Actual gameplay. Strangely enough, it looks like Microsoft saved that h...
2019-06-03, 22:39

Wyoming may hold the key to the rare earth minerals trade war with China America depends on China for 80% of its rare earth imports. But mining experts say Wyoming may play a key role in making the U.S. mineral-independent...
2019-07-10, 16:39

Spreadsheets have ruled Earth for too long—business must embrace the cloud Enlarge The one certainty in business software and services is that there will always be more acronyms. At the moment, though, there's more to the...
2019-05-21, 14:33

NASA’s Spitzer just spotted a galaxy perfectly aligned with Earth NASA’s Spitzer Space Telescope is capable of capturing some truly stunning snapshots of distant features in space, and usually, when we see ima...
2019-08-08, 12:52

EXPLAINER-U.S. dependence on China's rare earth: Trade war vulnerability Rare earth elements are used in a wide range of consumer products, from iPhones to electric car motors, as well as military jet engines, satellites a...
2019-06-04, 00:39

This video of a SpaceX rocket fairing returning to Earth is mesmerizing It took SpaceX several tries to catch one of its rocket nosecones during an actual mission, but it finally accomplished that feat late last month whe...
2019-07-04, 23:39

18 new Earth-size exoplanets pop up in old Kepler planet-hunting data Scientists scouring old Kepler Space Telescope data have tracked down 18 more relatively small exoplanets imaged by the famed planet-hunting observat...
2019-05-31, 12:52

F-35C may get massive firepower boost As the F-35C becomes officially deemed “operational” and “ready for war," the Navy is adding weapons, sensors and software to the aircraft to expand ...
2019-08-06, 22:00

Scientists found these old photographs contain metallic nanoparticles Enlarge / The earliest reliably dated photograph of people, taken by Louis Daguerre one spring morning in 1838. (credit: Public domain) Daguerreoty...
2019-06-12, 20:00

Scientists develop drug that can kill superbugs Scientists have created a drug that wipes out antibiotic-resistant superbugs like E.coli. The discovery, led by Sheffield University, saw off bacteri...
2019-06-03, 23:00

7 tech companies that hire the most data scientists IBM, Amazon, and Microsoft are among the tech giants that employ large numbers of data scientists, engineers, architects, and database administrators...
2019-06-18, 20:52

Scientists are trying to open a portal to a parallel universe The project -- which has been compared to the Upside Down in the Netflix blockbuster "Stranger Things" -- hopes to show a world identical to ours whe...
2019-07-05, 20:00

Microplastics ‘significantly contaminating the air’, scientists warn Discovery of pollution in snowfall from the Arctic to the Alps leads to call for urgent research on potential human health impactsAbundant levels of ...
2019-08-14, 23:26

Scientists can now manipulate brains using smartphones: study Mind control has never been so high-tech. Scientists have created a tiny, smartphone-controlled brain implant capable of selectively manipulating bra...
2019-08-06, 23:39

Scientists Confirm All Black People Look Alike Instead of curing deadly diseases like cancer, AIDS or racism, researchers at some of California’s top universities came together to explore one of t...
2019-07-06, 17:00

Encourage Young Girls to 'Do' Science Rather Than 'Be' Scientists Today’s girls are seeing more images of women in STEM careers, and it’s wonderful. Right now, I’m looking at these illustrated posters of women innov...
2019-06-17, 21:39

Scientists may have discovered a way to make Mars habitable In a new paper published in Nature Astronomy, researchers explain how a thin layer of aerogel — a highly porous, virtually weightless material — coul...
2019-07-17, 23:26

U.S. EPA is sued for ousting scientists from advisory committees The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency was sued on Monday by a nonprofit over a recent directive banning many scientists from panels that advise th...
2019-06-03, 23:26

‘Invisible’ severe turbulence will become more common: scientists Severe turbulence that’s “invisible to pilots” will be three times as common in the near future, scientists have warned. This could...
2019-08-08, 20:52

Scientists discover new Chinese firefly species Scientists have discovered the first ever species of bioluminescent click beetle in Asia which remarkably appears to have evolved there for the first...
2019-07-24, 19:52

Scientists in Switzerland discover a new dinosaur species According to new research from the University of Zurich, the dinosaur -- a carnivorous predator about 8.5 feet long -- belongs to a genus and species...
2019-07-12, 20:26

Make environmental damage a war crime, say scientists Call for new Geneva convention to protect wildlife and nature reserves in conflict regionsInternational lawmakers should adopt a fifth Geneva convent...
2019-07-24, 17:13

Scientists cure HIV in mice for first time — are humans next? Scientists have eliminated the HIV virus in test rodents for the first time ever — and now they’re hopeful their experimental methods will work...
2019-07-03, 20:00

Cockroaches becoming resistant to insecticides, scientists discover CNN NEWSOUCE – Scientists at Purdue University discovered German cockroaches are becoming resistant to insecticides. Even more horrifying is th...
2019-07-05, 02:52

Scientists Say They Found A Cure For HIV In Some Mice; Humans Can Be Next Researchers say they have removed HIV from the DNA of mice, an achievement the scientists say could be an early step toward an elusive cure for human...
2019-07-05, 07:13

Brexit 'may bar UK scientists from €100bn EU research fund' Nobel prize winner warns UK science will suffer unless it can gain access to Horizon EuropeOne of Britain’s leading researchers has warned of a “majo...
2019-06-03, 15:52

Scientists Find How Much Coffee Is Too Much for Migraine Sufferers People who live with chronic migraines but also love coffee might be in luck. A new study by Harvard researchers seems to show that it takes a lot of...
2019-08-09, 00:26

Scientists solve Stone Age murder mystery The mystery of an ancient fractured skull has been settled. An international team of researchers in Europe ruled foul play was to blame for the Upper...
2019-07-05, 19:00

Scientists still have no idea what that mysterious ‘alien probe’ actually was The bizarre, twisted saga of Oumuamua — the strange object that whizzed through our solar system so fast it wasn’t even spotted until it ...
2019-07-02, 13:26

Scientists Interview A Lot Of Exes, Confirm You Probably Do Have A 'Type' According to new research, when it comes to romantic partners, most people do have a "type," personality-wise. The study, by a pair of psychologists ...
2019-06-14, 10:26

Melting Alaska sea ice has residents, scientists worried ANCHORAGE, Alaska — Sea ice along northern Alaska disappeared far earlier than normal this spring, alarming coastal residents who rely on wildlife an...
2019-07-01, 20:52

Scientists discover new pain-sensing organ Octopus-like Schwann cells that engulf nerves in skin can sense pain, experiments showA new organ involved in the sensation of pain has been discover...
2019-08-16, 15:26

Anorexia not just a psychiatric problem, scientists find Discovery of metabolic causes opens door to new treatments for dangerous eating disorderScientists have found that the devastating eating disorder an...
2019-07-15, 21:39

‘I’d drink my jacuzzi’: how earthquake scientists prepare for the 'big one' After major temblors rock California, four earthquake scientists in areas of high seismic risk reveal their own plans for when the worst hitsTwo back...
2019-07-14, 09:00

Scientists invent a robot that can taste with its fingers As the relentless march of technology continues unabated, robots have grown more and more complex. They’re capable of mimicking humans with inc...
2019-06-27, 21:13

California scientists consider case of poisoned songbirds Researchers with the California Department of Fish and Wildlife have closed the case of the poisoned songbirds. Their conclusion: the birds died afte...
2019-06-27, 19:52

Mystery of why arteries harden may have been cracked, say scientists Study finds calcium deposits are triggered by molecule produced by damaged cellsThe mysterious mechanism behind the hardening of arteries may have be...
2019-06-11, 17:13

| Scientists seek out limit to human endurance US scientists who studied the performance of myriad athletes have come up with an estimate of the absolute physiological boundary of human endurance....
2019-06-07, 02:39

Scientists teleport information inside a diamond Scientists have successfully teleported quantum information inside a diamond. The breakthrough could provide a boost to quantum computing technologie...
2019-06-28, 20:39

Scientists invent robot that has a sense of taste As the relentless march of technology continues unabated, robots have grown more and more complex. They’re capable of mimicking humans with increasin...
2019-06-28, 19:52

Scientists Discover New Bug Species Because of Its Weird Dick A nearly 500-acre cemetery cuts through west Brooklyn, featuring rolling hills that produce some of the city’s most spectacular vistas and a surprisi...
2019-08-03, 01:26

Ebola now curable after trials of drugs in DRC, say scientists Congo results show good survival rates for patients treated quickly with antibodies Ebola can no longer be called an incurable disease, scientists ha...
2019-08-12, 19:00

The Classic JRPG About Two Scientists Saving The World A mix of The Legend of Zelda and the works of Hayao Miyazaki, Crystalis was an incredible action RPG for the NES whose surprisingly complex story hel...
2019-06-22, 18:13

Confidence in Scientists Has Actually Risen Since 2016 in the U.S., According to New Research It can often feel like trust in science is a casualty of the “fake news” era. Skepticism of well-established concepts like vaccine safety...
2019-08-02, 16:52

July on course to be hottest month ever, say climate scientists Record global temperatures this month set to beat previous record set in 2017Record temperatures across much of the world over the past two weeks cou...
2019-07-16, 18:39

Scientists just discovered a planet shaped like a football If you were to make a list of exoplanets that would be worth visiting in person, WASP-121b wouldn’t be anywhere near the top of your list. Ther...
2019-08-02, 05:01

Stardust found in Antarctic snow, scientists say Australian scientists found stardust in freshly melted snow from Antarctica, discovering large amounts of a rare isotope iron-60, which is not native...
2019-08-21, 19:39

Scientists Wanted: Recruited by Juul, Many Researchers Say No Juul needs good science to prove to the F.D.A. that its e-cigarettes offer more benefits than risks. Some researchers say they are loath to take the ...
2019-05-27, 09:13

Emissions need to be halved to avoid 3C warming: scientists Emissions need to be halved by 2030 to limit warming to 1.5 degrees Celsius but temperatures are on track to reach double that by the end of the cent...
2019-06-19, 12:52

Scientists try to explain why everyone loves the ‘Avengers’ movies The Marvel movies are some of the most successful Hollywood blockbusters of all time. Sure, Avengers: Endgame can’t seem to beat Avatar for the...
2019-07-06, 20:26

Scientists have finally worked out what screaming sounds like Can you tell the difference between a scream and a whistle? Most people consider rough, high-pitched noises a scream – and 70 per cent were tricked b...
2019-05-21, 15:13

Scientists use smartphone to manipulate brains of mice Scientists have developed a way to manipulate a mouse's neural circuits remotely. The technology could be used to study disorders like Parkinson's an...
2019-08-06, 14:52

Scientists chasing waterfalls discovered something they aren't used to We often think waterfalls indicate ancient tectonic or glacial activity – but it turns out they can form all by themselves without these external inf...
2019-05-21, 16:52

Scientists think they’ve found all the ‘missing’ iron in the universe These days, scientists think they have a pretty good idea of what the universe is made of. By detecting the telltale signatures of various elements i...
2019-07-11, 06:00

Scientists reveal world's oldest known fungi The discovery of billion-year-old fungi could fundamentally alter our understanding of how life began on land hundreds of millions of years ago. Rese...
2019-05-22, 21:39

Scientists use ancient yeasts to brew beer JERUSALEM — Israeli researchers raised a glass Wednesday to celebrate a long-brewing project of making beer and mead using yeasts extracted from anci...
2019-05-22, 20:39

9.7 billion on Earth by 2050, but growth rate slowing, says new UN population report By the year 2050, there will be some 9.7 billion people living on Earth, says a UN population report released on Monday. However, the overall growth ...
2019-06-17, 20:26

Trump tells Pentagon to find better sources of rare earth magnet U.S. President Donald Trump on Monday told the Pentagon to find better ways to procure a rare earth magnet used in specialty motors, warning that the...
2019-07-23, 02:52

Marco Rubio Introduces a Bill to Boost the U.S. Rare-Earth Industry Legislation aimed at making the U.S. more competitive with China for processing critical rare-earth minerals is set to be introduced in Congress on T...
2019-07-11, 12:52

Gaia rebooted: New version of idea explains how Earth evolved for life The controversial Gaia hypothesis sees Earth as a superorganism adapted to be perfect for life. A weird type of evolution may finally show how that a...
2019-05-21, 16:52

After Leaving Earth's Orbit, Chandrayaan-2 Journey To Moon To Start Today India's Chandrayaan-2 satellite is set to move towards the moon after leaving the earth''s orbit, with the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) ...
2019-08-14, 06:13

David Saint-Jacques doing well after return to Earth, Canadian Space Agency says The 49-year-old Quebec native boarded a NASA plane during the night and is expect to arrive in Houston later today after a brief stopover in Scotland...
2019-06-28, 00:26

Surprising ways the changing Earth shaped human evolution and society From the development of our remarkable brains to the geographic divides in the way we vote, our shape-shifting planet has guided the path of humanity...
2019-05-21, 16:13

China's Minmetals says to close rare earth unit after pollution violations The rare earths arm of state-owned China Minmetals Corporation said one of its units would halt production with immediate effect from Thursday after ...
2019-08-16, 15:52

Recently Promoted Spanish Soccer Club Renamed As Flat Earth FC After earning promotion to the Spanish fourth flight division, the club formerly known as Mostoles Balompie got a complete rebrand from president Ja...
2019-06-30, 19:52

Jeff Bezos: I spend my billions on space because we're destroying Earth "We are in the process of destroying this planet," Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos said in an interview with CBS Evening News.      &...
2019-07-18, 03:00

Minecraft Earth: block building game moves into the real world Microsoft has launched an augmented reality version of the bestselling game, which follows Pokémon Go on to the streetsSince its beta launch in 2009,...
2019-05-21, 15:26

Gizmodo This Could Be the Most Earth-Like Exoplanet Discovered Yet | Kotaku The Ranger Class Is Gett Gizmodo This Could Be the Most Earth-Like Exoplanet Discovered Yet | Kotaku The Ranger Class Is Getting Some Changes In D&D (And Baldur’s Gate 3)...
2019-06-20, 02:52

Americans prefer to stop asteroids from hitting Earth over going to the Moon or Mars CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — Americans prefer a space program that focuses on potential asteroid impacts, scientific research and using robots to expl...
2019-06-20, 23:26

Rare earth firms' stocks soar on U.S.-China trade war speculation Shares in rare earth-related companies soared on Tuesday, led by jumps in Chinese producers a day after Chinese President Xi Jinping visited a rare e...
2019-05-21, 22:39

‘Do everything in your power to tackle climate change’ UN chief urges on Mother Earth Day Marking International Mother Earth Day, the UN on Monday debated how best to build “an equitable and sustainable future” for all, through enhanced ed...
2019-05-21, 14:33

By Jupiter! How the solar system’s giant made Earth ripe for life An audacious mission circling Jupiter’s poles is probing the planet’s deepest mysteries - including how it shaped our solar system and paved the way ...
2019-05-23, 15:13

Maine bans single-use plastic grocery bags by Earth Day 2020 AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) — Maine is banning single-use plastic bags in grocery check-out lines by April 22, 2020. House Democrats said Democratic Gov. Jan...
2019-06-18, 00:13

How NASA Will Prolong the Lives of the Voyager Probes, 11 Billion Miles From Earth Launched 42 years ago, the Voyager 1 and Voyager 2 space probes are now exploring the outer realms of our solar system. Sadly, the end of the mission...
2019-07-10, 00:00

The sun’s impact on Earth and weather celebrated, as planet marks World Meteorological Day Against a background of serious warnings against the effects of climate change, World Meteorological Day this year celebrates the crucial role played...
2019-05-21, 14:52

China set to control rare earth supply for years due to processing dominance U.S. companies are years away from challenging Chinese dominance of rare earth minerals due to a lack of domestic processing facilities, ensuring the...
2019-05-30, 03:26

NASA’s Kepler just spotted 18 new Earth-sized planets, but only one is worth dreaming about NASA’s Kepler Space Telescope may be dead, but that doesn’t mean that the wealth of data it gathered doesn’t still hold some untold...
2019-05-24, 04:26

China Trade Fight Raises Specter of Rare-Earth Shortage The U.S-China trade dispute has sent prices surging in rare-earth metals, a critical market for industries from electric cars to fuel makers. Chinese...
2019-05-31, 19:13

Afghanistan asks for clarification after Trump says he could wipe country off face of Earth Afghan President Ashraf Ghani on Tuesday called for President Donald Trump to clarify comments he made earlier this week saying Afghanistan would be ...
2019-07-24, 02:13

Researchers want to build a space station to recycle junk in Earth’s orbit There are about 22,000 large objects orbiting the Earth, including working and broken satellites and bits of old rocket from past space expeditions. ...
2019-08-05, 01:13

On Earth We’re Briefly Gorgeous Is a Daring Tale of Queer Love and Pain Ocean Vuong read from his poetry at the Los Angeles public library two years ago. I was onstage with him as his interviewer, and what struck me about...
2019-06-06, 14:39

China rare earth prices soar on their potential role in trade war Chinese rare earth prices are set to climb further beyond multi-year highs hit following a flurry of state media reports that Beijing could weaponize...
2019-06-07, 00:00

Online dating is hell on earth for middle-aged and senior singles Long Island grandma Maria Rodriguez had just had the worst blind date of her life. “He was all over me — no respect,” Rodriguez, 54, tells The Post. ...
2019-07-25, 10:26

Mount Everest expedition installs highest weather stations on Earth Scientists installed the two highest weather stations in the world in an expedition to Mount Everest that wrapped up this week. A team led by the Nat...
2019-06-14, 08:26

Cocktail of the week: EartH Kitchen’s Irish maid | The good mixer Fire up the barbecue and kick back with this refreshingly floral, whiskey-based summer coolerA super-simple, super-seasonal (now is the height of eld...
2019-05-31, 19:01

Dr. Drew says LA public health in 'complete breakdown': 'No city on Earth tolerates this' The public health situation in the nation's second-largest city is in "a complete breakdown," Dr. Drew Pinsky said Thursday night on "The Ingraham An...
2019-05-31, 07:13

If we can't challenge China, no one can, warns operator of only US mine for rare earth metals "If we can't be economic, there's no hope for the U.S. industry," said James Litinsky, owner of the only rare earth minerals mine in the U....
2019-05-31, 04:00

NASA astronaut captures breathtaking time-lapse of Earth from space Here on Earth, we see the Sun rise and set once in any given 24-hour period. If you want to see the sunrise or sunset you need to set your watch so y...
2019-06-02, 20:13

Shares of rare earth miners skyrocket after Beijing threatens to cut off the minerals Shares of rare earth miners in Asia Pacific surged in morning trade on Wednesday after Beijing made a veiled threat toward Washington regarding the c...
2019-05-29, 07:39

NYC pools are hell on Earth with long lines and strict dress codes New Yorkers are going off the deep end in their search for a good pool. The oppressive heat of these late summer days has them paying thousands of do...
2019-08-08, 02:00

Sunbeam-sailing spacecraft deemed 'mission success' in Earth orbit A small crowd-funded satellite promoted by TV host and science educator Bill Nye has been propelled into a higher orbit using only the force of sunli...
2019-08-01, 05:13

Toyota's Domestic Sales Take A Massive Hit; Down By 24% Toyota Kirloskar Motor sold a total of 10423 units in the domestic market this month compared to 13677 units in the same period as last year thus reg...
2019-08-01, 21:00

Massive bet placed on 76ers to make playoffs The same bettor who last year placed a $67,000 wager on the Warriors to make the playoffs at minus-10,000 odds was back at the Westgate Las Vegas Sup...
2019-08-01, 06:26

This tax savings strategy for massive IRAs could be on the way out A provision in this new retirement bill could make it difficult for owners of large IRAs to pass on their accounts to non-spouse heirs. Here's w...
2019-06-06, 18:26

Same-sex couples in Taiwan wed at massive banquet TAIPEI, Taiwan — More than 1,000 people attended a mass wedding banquet in Taiwan’s capital to celebrate the marriage of same-sex couples after a lan...
2019-05-28, 00:52

Massive California earthquakes could be seen from space As fears of "the Big One" reemerge after two powerful earthquakes rocked Southern California last week, the damage that was done has left a lasting i...
2019-07-09, 20:13

A Massive Thank You for Coming to Our Le Mans Party! We cannot thank you all enough for making the trek out to Red Hook in Brooklyn for our 2019 LeManstravaganza to watch race cars, eat food, drink booz...
2019-06-18, 23:26