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How to watch the SpaceX Crew Dragon manned spacecraft launch on Saturday

How to watch the SpaceX Crew Dragon manned spacecraft launch on Saturday

Watch live as two NASA astronauts​ lift off aboard a SpaceX Crew Dragon, ushering in a new era for the U.S. space program.

CBS News - 2 hours ago

Watch Live: SpaceX Falcon 9 historic launch to International Space Station

Watch Live: SpaceX Falcon 9 historic launch to International Space Station

Watch LIVE on Saturday, May 30 at 3:22 p.m. ET: Elon Musk's SpaceX will launch its first rocket Falcon 9 to the International Space Station, weather permitti...

YouTube - 3 hours ago

Making History: NASA and SpaceX Launch Astronauts to Space!

Making History: NASA and SpaceX Launch Astronauts to Space!

Watch history unfold on Saturday, May 30, as NASA and SpaceX launch astronauts Robert Behnken and Douglas Hurley to the International Space Station. This mis...

YouTube - 4 hours ago

Watch two jets burst from a black hole at 80% the speed of light

Watch two jets burst from a black hole at 80% the speed of light

Scientists captured a stellar-mass black hole shooting hot material into space at 80% the speed of light.

Inverse - 4 hours ago

A NASA mission like no other: SpaceX makes spaceflight modern again

A NASA mission like no other: SpaceX makes spaceflight modern again

The historic Demo-2 mission scheduled for Saturday finally gets astronauts out of the '70s.

CNET - 5 hours ago

NASA selects 3 Indian companies to make COVID-19 ventilators

NASA selects 3 Indian companies to make COVID-19 ventilators

The device, called VITAL (Ventilator Intervention Technology Accessible Locally), was developed by engineers at NASAs Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) in just 37 days.

india.com - 6 hours ago

The Beauty Of Biological Concrete

The Beauty Of Biological Concrete

This engineer’s lab is upgrading static architecture with living and regenerating building materials.

sciencefriday.com - 7 hours ago

Trump wants America looking at the stars as he drags it through the gutter

Trump wants America looking at the stars as he drags it through the gutter

The president is due to attend the rescheduled launch of a manned SpaceX rocket – a welcome diversion from the coronavirus crisis

The Guardian - 7 hours ago

SpaceX Starship prototype explodes after engine test firing in Texas

SpaceX Starship prototype explodes after engine test firing in Texas

The failure is not expected to have any impact on SpaceX's Crew Dragon launch plans this weekend.

CBS News - 8 hours ago

WATCH LIVE: SpaceX hoping to make second attempt at astronaut launch Saturday

WATCH LIVE: SpaceX hoping to make second attempt at astronaut launch Saturday

SpaceX came within minutes Wednesday of launching NASA astronauts for the first time in nearly a decade from the U.S., before lightning interfered.

WESH Orlando - 8 hours ago

Powerful Telescope Confirms There's an Earth-Sized World Orbiting Proxima Centauri

Powerful Telescope Confirms There's an Earth-Sized World Orbiting Proxima Centauri

There is an Earth-sized planet only four light years from Earth. Whether it has life is yet to be known.

Universe Today - 9 hours ago

Maybe the Elusive Planet 9 Doesn't Exist After All

Maybe the Elusive Planet 9 Doesn't Exist After All

It looks like observational bias is behind most of the evidence for Planet Nine. Instead, the migration of Neptune can explain everything.

Universe Today - 11 hours ago

Zoom's market valuation hits $50 billion mark, thanks to COVID-19

Zoom's market valuation hits $50 billion mark, thanks to COVID-19

Zoom's share price now trades at an eye-watering 55 times estimated revenue compared with an average of 7 times for information technology stocks in the S&P 500, according to information obtained from Bloomberg.

Nairametrics - 11 hours ago

Dinosaur-dooming Asteroid Struck Earth at 'Deadliest Possible' Angle

Dinosaur-dooming Asteroid Struck Earth at 'Deadliest Possible' Angle

New simulations from Imperial College London have revealed the asteroid that doomed the dinosaurs struck Earth at the \'deadliest possible\' angle.

Ancient Origins - 11 hours ago

Climate change and deforestation mean Earth's trees are younger and shorter

Climate change and deforestation mean Earth's trees are younger and shorter

The forests of today will not be the forests of tomorrow.

witf.org - 11 hours ago

Elon Musk Grabbed Five Guys Burger After SpaceX Launch Postponement

Elon Musk Grabbed Five Guys Burger After SpaceX Launch Postponement

Elon Musk worked up an appetite despite his first SpaceX launch attempt getting delayed, and grabbed some Five Guys.

TMZ - 13 hours ago

'Single pixel' vision in fish helps scientists understand how humans can spot tiny details

'Single pixel' vision in fish helps scientists understand how humans can spot tiny details

Recently discovered 'single-pixel vision' in fish could help researchers understand how humans are able to spot tiny details in their environment -- like stars in the sky.

EurekAlert - 13 hours ago

Hubble's New Image Of Interstellar Object

Hubble's New Image Of Interstellar Object

NASA’s Hubble Space Telescope has given astronomers their best look yet at an interstellar visitor – Comet 2I/Borisov – whose speed and trajectory indicates ...

YouTube - 15 hours ago

Want to make planets? Stay away from monster stars.

Want to make planets? Stay away from monster stars.

Making planets isn't easy*. Stars form in the centers of disks of material that can stretch for many tens of billions of kilometers. The stuff from the disk falling into the center forms the star, but farther out where it's cooler is where planets tend to for…

SYFY WIRE - 15 hours ago

Dinosaur-killing asteroid created massive magma chamber that lasted millions of years, study shows

Dinosaur-killing asteroid created massive magma chamber that lasted millions of years, study shows

The asteroid that slammed into Earth some 66 million years ago and wiped out the dinosaurs also produced a gigantic pool of magma many times larger than the crater at the center of Yellowstone National Park, new research reveals.

Fox News - 16 hours ago

Researchers create active material out of microscopic spinning particles

Researchers create active material out of microscopic spinning particles

At the atomic level, a glass of water and a spoonful of crystalline salt couldn't look more different. Water atoms move around freely and randomly, while salt crystals are locked in place in a lattice. But some new materials, recently investigated by research…

phys.org - 16 hours ago

Mergers between galaxies trigger activity in their core

Mergers between galaxies trigger activity in their core

Active galactic nuclei (AGNs) play a major role in galaxy evolution. Astronomers from SRON and RuG have now used a record-setting sample of galaxies to confirm that galaxy mergers have a positive effect on igniting AGNs. They were able to compile about 10 tim…

phys.org - 16 hours ago

What Time Is the SpaceX Launch? How to Watch

What Time Is the SpaceX Launch? How to Watch

What you need to know about the mission taking two NASA astronauts to the space station on Saturday.

New York Times - 17 hours ago

Bio-Inspired “Antifreeze” Formula Provides More Durable Concrete

Bio-Inspired “Antifreeze” Formula Provides More Durable Concrete

Concrete is one of the most abundant and durable building materials used in modern-day infrastructures, but it has a weakness--ice--which can cause it to crumble and spall. Now, inspired by organisms that survive in sub-zero environments, researchers in Color…

SciTechDaily - 18 hours ago

'A Single Clenched Fist': Russia Defiant But Anxious As U.S. Seeks To End Its Monopoly On Manned Space Flight

'A Single Clenched Fist': Russia Defiant But Anxious As U.S. Seeks To End Its Monopoly On Manned Space Flight

As SpaceX prepares for its inaugural manned space flight, Russia looks on with admiration and nostalgia. Moscow has for years played a crucial role in facilitating American trips, earning not only prestige but also significant money selling seats on its Soyuz…

Radio Free Europe/ Radio Liberty - 19 hours ago

A steaming cauldron follows the dinosaurs' demise

A steaming cauldron follows the dinosaurs' demise

A new study reveals the Chicxulub impact crater may have harbored a vast and long-lived hydrothermal system after the catastrophic impact event linked to the extinction of dinosaurs 66 million years ago.

phys.org - 19 hours ago

What's Next for SpaceX's Crewed Mission to the ISS?

What's Next for SpaceX's Crewed Mission to the ISS?

On Saturday, the company will take a second run at launching astronauts to the International Space Station. But only if a lot of things go right.

Wired - 19 hours ago

Ancient mass extinction event linked to damaged ozone layer

Ancient mass extinction event linked to damaged ozone layer

When the miles-wide asteroid that arrived at Earth some 66 million years ago came crashing down, it wiped out an estimated 75% of all species on the planet. It was an incredibly devastating event, …

New York Post - 20 hours ago

Spaced desks, one-way halls, voice technology — your post-COVID-19 office will look much different

Spaced desks, one-way halls, voice technology — your post-COVID-19 office will look much different

Canadians returning to the office could see a host of changes in design, layout and office policy. Others may never see their office again

National Post - 20 hours ago

SpaceX launch: Nasa astronauts set for second try

SpaceX launch: Nasa astronauts set for second try

SpaceX will need to beat the weather to get Nasa astronauts Doug Hurley and Bob Behnken into orbit.

BBC News - 21 hours ago

Weather will likely make the historic SpaceX launch come down to the wire, once again

Weather will likely make the historic SpaceX launch come down to the wire, once again

The first crewed spaceflight to take off from US soil in nearly a decade will likely come down to the wire once again Saturday.

CNN - a day ago

Trees are Getting Shorter and Younger

Trees are Getting Shorter and Younger

The world’s collective forests have become shorter and younger overall in the past 50 years, according to a study published in the journal Science on Friday. This means that forests have less capacity to remove carbon from the atmosphere and are less hospitab…

gizmodo.com - a day ago

NASA Reveals What Two Instruments Attached on Mars Perseverance Will Do

NASA Reveals What Two Instruments Attached on Mars Perseverance Will Do

NASA has recently explained how two new instruments on the Mars Perseverance probe will search for alien life signatures on the Red Planet. The space agency has offered some new information regardi…

Dual Dove - a day ago

After 30 years of searching, astroboffins finally detect the universe's 'missing matter' – using fast radio bursts

After 30 years of searching, astroboffins finally detect the universe's 'missing matter' – using fast radio bursts

'We couldn't find half of what should be there. It was a bit of an embarrassment'

theregister.com - a day ago

SpaceX loses another Starship prototype in massive explosion

SpaceX loses another Starship prototype in massive explosion

Another SpaceX Starship prototype exploded right after an ignition test at the company’s Boca Chica, Texas facility. It’s the fourth time SpaceX has lost a Starship vehicle during testing, and the explosion comes just a day before the company is set to perfor…

The Verge - a day ago

Wipro Appoints Thierry Delaporte as CEO & Managing Director

Wipro Appoints Thierry Delaporte as CEO & Managing Director

EAST BRUNSWICK, N.J. & BANGALORE, India — Wipro Limited (NYSE: WIT, BSE: 507685, NSE: WIPRO), a leading global information technology, consulting and business process services company, to…

Financial Post - a day ago

Presence of 'one of the most interesting planets' Proxima b confirmed

Presence of 'one of the most interesting planets' Proxima b confirmed

Scientists have confirmed the existence of the exoplanet Proxima b, a planet just 4.2 light-years from Earth. Given how close it is to its star, Proxima Centauri, it could have liquid water, and "therefore, harbor life."

Fox News - a day ago

Researchers Claim That Asteroid That Killed Dinosaurs Lead To Climate Change

Researchers Claim That Asteroid That Killed Dinosaurs Lead To Climate Change

In spite of the tremendous effect of the recent pandemic outbreak of corona that creates a serious impact on the Earth, there is yet another hurdle that comes in a steep angle from the northeast towards our planet. The asteroid which is heading sized as big a…

NationEditions - a day ago

A rising tide of marine disease? How parasites respond to a warming world

A rising tide of marine disease? How parasites respond to a warming world

A recent study from the University of Washington explores the ways parasitism will respond to climate change, providing researchers new insights into disease transmission. The paper was published May 18 in the journal Trends in Ecology and Evolution.

EurekAlert - a day ago

Prehistoric Great White Shark Nursery Found

Prehistoric Great White Shark Nursery Found

Baby shark, do-do-do-do-do-do. Had a nursery, do-do-do-do-do. In prehistoric times, do-do-do-do-do.

Mental Floss - a day ago

A first-of-its-kind asteroid thrilled astronomers. But it was just a comet fraud.

A first-of-its-kind asteroid thrilled astronomers. But it was just a comet fraud.

Asteroid? Trojan? Comet? It's tough out there in space.

space.com - a day ago

New Zealand sits on top of the remains of a giant ancient volcanic plume

New Zealand sits on top of the remains of a giant ancient volcanic plume

Evidence shows you're likely reading this story while sat atop the remains of a giant volcanic plume.

stuff.co.nz - a day ago

Better Buy: Alibaba vs. Alphabet

Better Buy: Alibaba vs. Alphabet

These two technology giants are leaders in their respective markets. Discover what makes one a better investment choice.

Motley Fool - a day ago

SpaceX-NASA launch: What to know ahead of Saturday's scheduled flight

SpaceX-NASA launch: What to know ahead of Saturday's scheduled flight

SpaceX and NASA are, once again, gearing up to try to make history by launching two astronauts into Earth's orbit.

CNN - a day ago

MAXI J1820+070: Black hole outburst caught on video

MAXI J1820+070: Black hole outburst caught on video

Astronomers have caught a black hole hurling hot material into space at close to the speed of light. This flare-up was captured in a new movie from NASA's Chandra X-ray Observatory.

phys.org - a day ago

Climate change: 'Stunning' seafloor ridges record Antarctic retreat

Climate change: 'Stunning' seafloor ridges record Antarctic retreat

Scientists are learning just how fast the ice margin of Antarctica can retreat in a warming world.

BBC News - a day ago

Massive crowds expected again at popular rocket launch viewing area in Titusville

Massive crowds expected again at popular rocket launch viewing area in Titusville

Shortly before SpaceX scrubbed Wednesday’s scheduled launch of two astronauts, hundreds of spectators gathered close together on the A. Max Brewer Bridge hoping to witness space history.

WKMG News 6 & ClickOrlando - a day ago

Must-watch videos of the week

Must-watch videos of the week

A boy has a close encounter with nature, a world leader keeps her cool during an earthquake, and astronomers make a dazzling discovery. These are the must-watch videos of the week.

CNN - a day ago