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Pssst... That face mask isn't a force field against the coronavirus

Pssst... That face mask isn't a force field against the coronavirus

Commentary: While COVID-19 thrives, are some people are letting their guard -- and masks -- down too early? Here's what I see where I live.

CNET - 20 minutes ago

Mysterious interstellar 'Oumuamua could be made of something almost unheard of in science

Mysterious interstellar 'Oumuamua could be made of something almost unheard of in science

The mystery surrounding the interstellar object 'Oumumua seemingly gets weirder by the day.

Fox News - an hour ago

Did Hubble Just Find New Stars Where Planets Are Impossible?

Did Hubble Just Find New Stars Where Planets Are Impossible?

Maybe 100% of stars don't have planets, after all.

Forbes - 2 hours ago

A Strawberry Moon Eclipse Will Be Visible in Parts of the World This Week

A Strawberry Moon Eclipse Will Be Visible in Parts of the World This Week

North America gets two chances to see this month’s Strawberry Moon.

Travel+Leisure - 2 hours ago

Nevada home to 246M-year-old fossil of pregnant ichthyosaur

Nevada home to 246M-year-old fossil of pregnant ichthyosaur

Autumn was closing in fast on northern Nevada when Martin Sander took one last look around the excavation site in the Augusta Mountains 150 miles (241...

Yahoo Entertainment - 2 hours ago

SpaceX's pioneering astronauts board the International Space Station

SpaceX's pioneering astronauts board the International Space Station

Following a dramatic launch, 19-hour voyage and successful docking procedure, pioneering astronauts Robert Behnken and Douglas Hurley have left the Crew Dragon and are now aboard the International Space Station (ISS).

Engadget - 4 hours ago

NASA Seeks People for Isolation Study to Prepare for Moon and Mars

NASA Seeks People for Isolation Study to Prepare for Moon and Mars

NASA is seeking candidates to go into isolation for eight months in an experiment to help prepare for long-term stays on the moon and Mars.

VOA News - 4 hours ago

Watch NASA Astronauts Take Tesla Model X To Launch Pad For Manned SpaceX Flight

Watch NASA Astronauts Take Tesla Model X To Launch Pad For Manned SpaceX Flight

Taking an electric ride before the big ride.

InsideEVs  - 4 hours ago

SpaceX launch goes viral with a dragon stowaway on the Dragon Crew capsule

SpaceX launch goes viral with a dragon stowaway on the Dragon Crew capsule

Life, uh, finds a way ... to hitch a ride into outer space. SpaceX and NASA made history today by sending a pair of astronauts into low Earth orbit — the first launch from American soil since the United States' official rocket program ended back in 2011. Whil…

SYFY WIRE - 5 hours ago

"Seven minutes of terror" as NASA hopes to land rover Perseverance on Mars60 Minutes

"Seven minutes of terror" as NASA hopes to land rover Perseverance on Mars60 Minutes

For seven minutes NASA's $2.5 billion rover Perseverance will attempt to land itself on an unexplored section of Mars.

CBS News - 6 hours ago

For Russia, SpaceX success is 'wake-up call'

For Russia, SpaceX success is 'wake-up call'

2011 mothballing of US shuttle program left Russia's Soyuz spacecraft solely responsible for transporting crews, giving Moscow cash as well as leverage over ISS decisions

The Times of Israel - 9 hours ago

SpaceX crewed rocket lifts off in historic launch

SpaceX crewed rocket lifts off in historic launch

A manned SpaceX rocket lifted off Saturday afternoon sending two astronauts into space for the first time from the U.S. in almost a decade.

WSB Atlanta - 10 hours ago

Nasa and SpaceX's historic launch second attempt to send US astronauts to the ISSLIVE

Nasa and SpaceX's historic launch second attempt to send US astronauts to the ISSLIVE

Elon Musk’s SpaceX, in partnership with Nasa, to launch Falcon 9 rocket from Florida carrying two American astronauts. In a historic moment a decade in the m...

YouTube - 10 hours ago

An inside look at the Soyuz rocket facility in Moscow

An inside look at the Soyuz rocket facility in Moscow

After the U.S. retired its space shuttle program, Russia's Soyuz rocket capsule was the only way to send people to the International Space Station. SpaceX's ...

YouTube - 10 hours ago

Explosion at SpaceX South Texas facility caught on camera

Explosion at SpaceX South Texas facility caught on camera

BOCA CHICA BEACH, Texas (Border Report) — A fiery explosion followed by a sonic boom rattled the South Texas Gulf Coast during a failed test just before 2 p.m. at SpaceX’s rocket testing launchpad near Boca Chica Beach, Texas.

ABC27 - 11 hours ago

Space station flies over Cincinnati tonight: When to look up

Space station flies over Cincinnati tonight: When to look up

Look up to the sky, Cincinnati.

WLWT Cincinnati - 11 hours ago

NASA is heading back to Mars with a new rover searching for signs of past life60 Minutes

NASA is heading back to Mars with a new rover searching for signs of past life60 Minutes

The space agency is making final preparations for what one official calls "probably the most complex" scientific mission NASA has ever undertaken. Anderson Cooper reports.

CBS News - 11 hours ago

Elon Musk singing SOVIET cosmonaut song in deepfake clip goes VIRAL after successful manned SpaceX launch

Elon Musk singing SOVIET cosmonaut song in deepfake clip goes VIRAL after successful manned SpaceX launch

People online thought reposting a clip of Elon Musk singing a Soviet song about space explorers was a perfect way to celebrate the historic launch by SpaceX. It’s actually a deepfake video from two weeks ago, and it looks stellar!

RT - 14 hours ago

SpaceX launch reactions: 'Humanity needs hope,' George Takei says

SpaceX launch reactions: 'Humanity needs hope,' George Takei says

The historic manned launch of NASA astronauts from US soil lifts spirits. And a gravity-defying stuffed dino steals a heart or two.

CNET - 17 hours ago

Trump Given False Credit For Bush- And Obama-Era Space Program

Trump Given False Credit For Bush- And Obama-Era Space Program

Today the Space X Dragon “Endeavor” launched. Trump took credit.

Forbes - 17 hours ago

NASA, SpaceX launch: NASA representatives, Elon Musk host post-launch press conference

NASA, SpaceX launch: NASA representatives, Elon Musk host post-launch press conference

SpaceX founder Elon Musk, NASA administrator Jim Bridenstine, NASA Commercial Crew Program manager Kathy Lueders, a SpaceX representative, International Spac...

YouTube - 17 hours ago

Explore the history and future of America in space with Fox Nation

Explore the history and future of America in space with Fox Nation

As the world awaits the launch of NASA astronauts Doug Hurley and Bob Behnken to the International Space Station, Fox Nation is giving its subscribers access to an extensive library of shows that explore America's history and future in space.

Fox News - 17 hours ago

With SpaceX's first astronaut launch, a new era of human spaceflight has dawned

With SpaceX's first astronaut launch, a new era of human spaceflight has dawned

Momentum is building in the private sector.

space.com - a day ago

SpaceX and NASA launch astronauts from US soil | USA TODAY

SpaceX and NASA launch astronauts from US soil | USA TODAY

NASA uses SpaceX Falcon 9 to launch US astronauts into space from US soil for the first time in nearly 9 years, since the last space shuttle mission. RELATED...

YouTube - a day ago

Watch it again!Launch and Falcon 9 returning to Earth

Watch it again!Launch and Falcon 9 returning to Earth

From t-0 to t+10! This was a truly historic launch from Cape Canaveral Florida

YouTube - a day ago

SpaceX rocket ship blasts off into orbit with 2 Americans

SpaceX rocket ship blasts off into orbit with 2 Americans

A rocket ship built by Elon Musk's SpaceX company thundered away from Earth with two Americans on Saturday, ushering in a new era in commercial space travel and putting the United States back in the business of launching astronauts into orbit from U.S. soil f…

Chicago Daily Herald - a day ago

NASA and SpaceX Launch Historic Mission To Space Station | NBC Nightly News

NASA and SpaceX Launch Historic Mission To Space Station | NBC Nightly News

The mission was the first manned launch from American soil in nine years and the first time a private company ever launched NASA astronauts into space.» Subs...

YouTube - a day ago

VIDEO: NASA astronauts lift off on SpaceXs first crewed launch

VIDEO: NASA astronauts lift off on SpaceXs first crewed launch

NASA astronauts will lift off on SpaceX's first crewed launch at 3:22 p.m. ET. Anchored pre-launch coverage begins at 1:30 p.m. ET.

Austin American-Statesman - a day ago

SpaceX successfully launches humans into orbit

SpaceX successfully launches humans into orbit

The mission marks the first time a private company has launched humans into space. It's the first time since 2011 the US has sent humans into orbit.

USA Today - 2 days ago

How to watch SpaceX's Demo-2 first astronaut launch live Saturday

How to watch SpaceX's Demo-2 first astronaut launch live Saturday

After a 19-hour ride, two NASA astronauts launched in a Crew Dragon capsule will make a big arrival at the International Space Station.

CNET - 2 days ago

NYPD cop possibly hit with brick at George Floyd protest shares gory photo

NYPD cop possibly hit with brick at George Floyd protest shares gory photo

An NYPD supervisor lost a tooth — possibly from a thrown brick — during violent protests in Brooklyn Friday night, according to police sources. Lt. Robert Corbett, who works in the legal department…

New York Post - 2 days ago

SpaceX launches astronauts into space on historic mission

SpaceX launches astronauts into space on historic mission

Saturday's flight ushers in a new era in commercial space travel and marks the first time NASA has launched astronauts from U.S. soil in nearly a decade.

wusa9.com - 2 days ago

New human-mouse chimera is the most human yet

New human-mouse chimera is the most human yet

The mouse-human embryo contains up to 4% human cells.

Live Science - 2 days 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 - 2 days 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 - 2 days 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 - 2 days 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 - 2 days 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 - 2 days 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 - 2 days 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 - 2 days 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 - 2 days 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 - 2 days 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 - 2 days 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 - 2 days 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 - 2 days 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 - 2 days 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 - 2 days 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 - 2 days ago