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Bitter cold cancels some lunar eclipse festivities

Star gazers from Los Angeles to New York had planned to gather at parks and observatories to keep their eyes on the sky.

21 Jan 2019 11:19 AM

Trump administration to roll out new missile defense plan

The new review concludes that in order to adequately protect America, the Pentagon must expand defence technologies in space.

20 Jan 2019 12:27 PM

Space company plans satellite launch from Alaska spaceport

The company based in Tucson, Arizona, aims to conduct a launch of its vehicle at the Alaska spaceport.

20 Jan 2019 12:17 PM

Strengthen the spine in case of slipped disc

According to researches, nearly 80% of the population suffer from low back pain once during their lifetime.

20 Jan 2019 12:31 AM

Lord of the rings: Saturn's halo may be relatively recent trait

Findings say that the rings developed soon after Saturn formed about 4.5 billion years ago.

19 Jan 2019 11:07 AM


Show of the month: Super Blood Wolf Moon ahead

The total eclipse, which will begin minutes before midnight on the East Coast (0500 GMT).

19 Jan 2019 11:06 AM

Russian scientists find defect in new heavy lift space rocket engine

The Angara A5, which was test-launched in 2014, is being developed to replace the Proton M as Russia’s heavy lift rocket.

19 Jan 2019 11:05 AM

Mega tube under Geneva enters race to succeed CERN collider

The existing collider, which started up in 2008, smashes protons together in a 27-km circuit beneath the Swiss-French border.

17 Jan 2019 12:27 PM

SpaceX to build Mars spaceship in Texas, not Los Angeles

Test versions of its Starship and Super Heavy rocket will be assembled at its Texas launch facility in a move to streamline operations.

17 Jan 2019 12:03 PM

Florida rocket project: Firefly Aerospace is involved

Beginning around 2020, around 800 small satellites are expected to launch annually.

17 Jan 2019 10:07 AM


Boeing-Lockheed's Vulcan rocket design 'nearly fully mature'

The companies will conduct the final design review for its new flagship Vulcan rocket within months.

17 Jan 2019 10:00 AM

Russian attempt to control orbiting radio telescope fails

The Spektr-R satellite is continuing to transmit signals, but scientists have been unable to control the satellite.

16 Jan 2019 12:35 PM

China to collect samples from moon this year

The Chang’e-4 lunar probe landed on Jan. 3 and transmitted the first-ever “close range” image of the far side of the moon.

15 Jan 2019 3:51 PM

Antarctica is losing ice 6 times faster today than in 1980s

Antarctica is melting more than six times faster than it did in the 1980s, a new study shows

15 Jan 2019 1:02 PM

SpaceX launches 10 more Iridium Communications satellites

The Falcon 9 rocket blasted off from Vandenberg Air Force Base and arced over the Pacific west of Los Angeles.

14 Jan 2019 5:54 PM


SpaceX to lay off 10 percent of workforce

The company said it will “part ways” with some of its manpower, citing “extraordinarily difficult challenges ahead.”

13 Jan 2019 11:44 AM

Many people going on vacay to sleep in peace!

Many people are actually unaware or not able to comprehend how serious sleep deprivation is as a problem.

13 Jan 2019 6:32 AM

Earth’s shifting north magnetic pole: Unprecedented navigation fixes forced

The Earth’s magnetic pole is moving at about 50 km (30 miles) a year.

12 Jan 2019 10:01 AM

Chinese scientist criticized for risking 'gene-edited' babies' lives

He believed his gene editing would help protect the girls from infection with HIV, the virus that causes AIDS.

08 Jan 2019 10:24 AM

Indian scientists protest congress speakers discrediting works of Newton, Einstein

Scientists in Kolkata and five other cities carried placards and held silent demonstrations against the comments.

08 Jan 2019 10:23 AM