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Building Blocks of Bird Vocalizations Resemble Those of 2019-09-11 14:11:00Human languages are comprised of meaningful words, which themselves are built from different combinations of meaningless sounds, or building blocks. A

Titan’s Small Methane-Filled Lakes are Explosion Craters: Study 2019-09-11 11:02:18Small methane-filled lakes on the surface of Titan were likely formed by explosive, pressurized nitrogen just under the hazy moon’s surface, acc

One of Milky Way’s Most Extreme Runaway Stars 2019-09-11 10:35:42A runaway star called PG 1610+062 was probably ejected from the Milky Way’s Carina-Sagittarius spiral arm at a velocity of 1,230 mph (550 km/s)

New Pterosaur Species Identified in Canada 2019-09-11 08:37:00Cretaceous pterosaur remains discovered in the Dinosaur Park Formation in Alberta have been identified as a new genus and species, Cryodrakon boreas.

Scientists Identify Four Genetic Regions Associated with Left-Handedness 2019-09-11 07:30:17A team of researchers from the University of Oxford has identified four regions of the human genome associated with left-handedness in the general pop

Scientists Find Significant Amount of Eel DNA in 2019-09-10 13:09:13An international team of researchers has announced the results of investigations into the environmental DNA (eDNA) present in Loch Ness, a large fresh

Hubble Observes Five Aging Star Clusters in Large 2019-09-10 11:14:29A team of astronomers from Italy and Germany has used the NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope to observe five aging star clusters — all born at abou

Non-Abelian Gauge Fields Directly Observed for First Time 2019-09-10 10:02:30After decades of unsuccessful attempts, physicists have directly observed an exotic physical phenomenon called the non-Abelian Aharonov-Bohm effect. T

Higher Coffee Consumption May Protect against Gallstone Disease 2019-09-10 07:58:49Higher coffee intake may help reduce the risk of symptomatic gallstone disease, according to a University of Copenhagen-led study. In the study, Profe

Mathematicians Solve Sum-of-Three-Cubes Problem for Number 42 2019-09-09 12:26:21University of Bristol’s Professor Andrew Booker and MIT Professor Andrew Sutherland have found a solution to x3 + y3 + z3 = 42, the famous 65-ye

Researchers Sequence Genome of Ancient Harappan Woman 2019-09-09 11:18:29A multinational team of scientists has sequenced the first genome of an individual from the Harappan Civilization. The genome, which belongs to a woma

Study Reveals Link between Childhood Behavioral Problems and 2019-09-09 09:10:24A new study has demonstrated an association of early-life behavioral problems, particularly early- and middle-childhood externalizing problems (restle

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Insecticides May Be Giving Songbirds Anorexia and Delaying 2019-09-12 18:00:15An experiment with white-crowned sparrows shows that insecticides may be impacting songbirds. (Credit: Phil Lowe/Shutterstock) Some migrating songb

Adrenaline Doesn't Actually Cause the Fight-or-Flight Response, New 2019-09-12 17:49:31When you're overcome with fear, it's not adrenaline making you want to fight or flee. (Credit: Master1305/Shutterstock) A thrilling high when you

Astronomers May Have Just Discovered an Interstellar Comet 2019-09-12 17:00:41Astronomers first found Comet C/2019 Q4 on August 30. The past week of observations, including this image taken by the Canada-France-Hawaii Telescope

The dreaded "blob" may be back in the 2019-09-12 14:27:37A gigantic area of super-warm water has formed again off the U.S. West Coast, threatening impacts on weather and wildlife A map of sea surface temp

We Ignore Expertise at Our Own Peril 2019-09-12 10:50:17Hurricane Dorian seen from the MODIS imager on Terra, August 31, 2019. NASA. We seem to now live in an age where people are comfortable ignoring ex

Many Cancer Drugs Don't Work Like Scientists Say 2019-09-11 17:00:55(Credit: Shidlovski/Shutterstock) Cancer therapies often fail to work when tested in clinical trials. As a result, a startling 97 percent of drugs

A 'Brown Tide' of Seaweed is Choking the 2019-09-11 13:51:56Dead seaweed chokes beaches across the Caribbean every year. (Credit: Playa del Carmen/Shutterstock) (Inside Science) -- In the summer of 2018, tho

Giant Bubbles Spotted Rushing Out from Milky Way’s 2019-09-11 13:00:53The MeerKAT telescope is superimposed on a radio image of the Milky Way's center. Radio bubbles extend from between the two nearest antennas to the

Astronomers Find Water Vapor in Atmosphere of a 2019-09-11 13:00:10The watery exoplanet K2-18 b is surrounded by water vapor in this artist's illustration. (Credit: Alex Boersma) Astronomers have finally uncovered

How the Government is Working to Combat Fake 2019-09-11 12:04:42It can be tricky to make it look like people are doing things they never did. (Credit: Alexander Sobol/Shutterstock) Lots of people – includi

New Massive Pterosaur Named the 'Cold Dragon of 2019-09-11 11:57:25A new pterosaur dubbed the "Cold Dragon of the North" is one of the largest ever. (Credit: David Maas) (Inside Science) -- A new species of giant

Americans Commonly Eat Orange Roughy, a Fish Scientists 2019-09-11 11:30:46Orange roughy live in the deep ocean, where they're often caught by trawling ships. (Credit: New Zealand National Institute of Water and Atmospheric

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Transformative? New Device Harvests Energy from Darkness 2019-09-12 13:25:17It doesn’t generate much power, but it works during the one time of day that solar cells can’t: night.

Jane Goodall Keeps Going, With a Lot of 2019-09-12 12:58:40During her girlhood, Tarzan was her role model. When she realized how chimpanzee habitats were being destroyed, she turned into a crusader. At 85, she

Nursing Homes Are a Breeding Ground for a 2019-09-12 12:23:46Drug-resistant germs, including Candida auris, prey on severely ill patients in skilled nursing facilities, a problem sometimes amplified by poor care

Why Aren’t Cancer Drugs Better? The Targets Might 2019-09-12 11:53:19Drugs can stop cancer cells if they attack the right proteins. But many of these targets were chosen with dated, imprecise technology, a new study sug

For Poison Dart Frogs, Markings Matter When It 2019-09-12 11:51:30An experiment found that white-striped frogs were less effective at scaring off predators than frogs with yellow stripes. Yet both populations are thr

In the South Pacific, a Humpback Whale Karaoke 2019-09-12 11:33:43Male humpbacks sing songs that are distinctive to their breeding grounds. A gathering spot 700 miles from New Zealand may explain why the songs evolve

Beekeepers Confront the E.P.A. Over Pesticides 2019-09-12 10:58:00Leaders in the beekeeping industry have sued the environmental agency over its approval of the use of a pesticide that has harmed colonies.

Trump Administration Plans to Ban Flavored E-Cigarettes 2019-09-12 09:16:09As vaping-related illnesses spread, President Trump and top health officials met at the White House to discuss ways to keep the products away from tee

This Treatment Can Cure Cancer. Can It Mend 2019-09-12 09:01:58Modified immune cells may be trained not just to attack tumors, but scar tissue in the heart and perhaps any cells in the body that cause disease.

Purdue Pharma Tentatively Settles Thousands of Opioid Cases 2019-09-12 07:58:05The company and its owners, members of the Sackler family, have tentatively reached the first comprehensive settlement in thousands of cases nationwid

Stargazing in a War Zone: Veterans on Natural 2019-09-12 05:00:01Veterans share the moments during deployments when natural beauty took their breath away, even if just for a moment.

Extreme Weather Displaced a Record 7 Million in 2019-09-12 03:00:11A new report puts 2019 on pace to be one of the most disastrous years in almost two decades even before the effects of Hurricane Dorian on the Bahamas

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Birds fed a common pesticide lost weight rapidly 2019-09-12 14:00:08Scientists have previously implicated neonicotinoid pesticides in declining bee populations. Now a study suggests that songbirds are affected, too.

This device harnesses the cold night sky to 2019-09-12 11:00:43A new thermoelectric generator uses the temperature difference between Earth and outer space to create electricity after the sun goes down.

50 years ago, polio was still circulating in 2019-09-12 07:00:49Polio could come back, Science News, September 13, 1969 — Only eight cases of paralytic polio have been reported in the entire United States so

This may be the first known exoplanet with 2019-09-11 13:00:53For the first time, astronomers have detected water vapor and possibly signs of clouds and even rain in the air of a potentially habitable exoplanet.

Giant radio bubbles spew from near the Milky 2019-09-11 13:00:33New structures found at the heart of our galaxy join other bubbles, chimneys and filaments that hint at a turbulent past.

‘The Nature of Life and Death’ spotlights pollen’s 2019-09-11 07:00:20In ‘The Nature of Life and Death,’ botanist Patricia Wiltshire recounts some of her most memorable cases.

Artists who paint with their feet have ‘toe 2019-09-10 11:00:26Brain specialization comes with toe specialization in people who use their feet for painting, eating and writing.

Physicists may be a step closer to solving 2019-09-10 08:00:50Multiple measurements now agree that the proton is smaller than previously thought.

Culture helps shape when babies learn to walk 2019-09-10 06:00:22The culture in which a baby is raised can accelerate or slow down the development of early motor skills. Does it matter?

A new prosthetic leg that senses touch reduces 2019-09-09 11:00:47A prosthetic leg that can sense foot pressure and knee angle helped two men walk faster and reduced phantom leg pain.

Supercooling tripled the shelf life of donor livers 2019-09-09 11:00:31Cooling organs to subzero temperatures could help them last longer, making lifesaving transplants available to more people.

Ancient crystal growths in caves reveal seas rose 2019-09-09 07:00:11The Pliocene era cave formations on the Spanish coast of Mallorca offer hints about how oceans could respond to human-driven climate change.

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The coolest and wildest planes at the Reno 2019-09-13 13:30:03tk

Panic might be triggered by signals from your 2019-09-13 11:12:05New research suggests the fight-or-flight response wouldn't be possible without hormonal cues from your bones.

A denim fix that's better than a patch 2019-09-13 09:34:41There’s a particular sick stomach lurch that happens when you rip a favorite pair of jeans, not unlike the feeling of losing a beloved pet or fu

The EPA's roll back of the Clean Water 2019-09-13 08:01:41The original definition of “waters of the United States” mainly covered large rivers, their tributaries, and adjacent wetlands. The Clean

With thousands missing and displaced after Dorian, the 2019-09-12 18:47:37Recovery efforts on these northern Bahamian islands have only just begun, and many small villages have not yet received aid.

A ban on flavored vaping products could help 2019-09-12 18:00:00The White House and the Department of Health and Human Services announced this week that they’re readying a ban on flavored e-cigarettes, which

This distant world is a lot like Earth, 2019-09-12 16:05:53“It’s the closest we have come to detecting some kind of environment similar to the Earth.”

Stir it up with these next-level woks 2019-09-12 15:04:18Woks to make tasty stir-fry meals in your home kitchen.

Why some experts are trying to redefine suicide 2019-09-12 14:10:45There's no established method of knowing patients might self harm. Some researchers are trying to change this.

Calming accessories that help you sleep better 2019-09-12 12:40:47Improve your sleep and feel more rested with these innovative pieces of tech.

How to check if you've been hacked 2019-09-12 12:30:00If you think someone might have gained access to one of your online accounts, the earlier you take action, the better. Every minute you don’t, i

How to safely find out what's on a 2019-09-12 09:30:00Companies like to hand out USB drives like candy. At media functions, for example, these flash storage devices contain product photos, press informati

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New way to target cancer's diversity and evolution 2019-09-13 19:14:53Scientists have revealed close-up details of a vital molecule involved in the mix and match of genetic information within cells -- opening up the pote

Predicting risk of heart failure for diabetes patients 2019-09-13 19:14:51A new study unveils a new, machine-learning derived model that can predict, with a high degree of accuracy, future heart failure among patients with d

New vibration sensor detects buried objects from moving 2019-09-13 19:14:45Researchers will report a new laser-based sensor that effectively detects buried objects even while the detector is in motion. This new device offers

How microtubules branch in new directions, a first 2019-09-13 19:14:42Cell biologists say they have, for the first time, directly observed and recorded in animal cells a pathway called branching microtubule nucleation, a

Ancient Australia was home to strange marsupial giants, 2019-09-13 19:14:39Palorchestid marsupials, an extinct group of Australian megafauna, had strange bodies and lifestyles unlike any living species.

Gene editing tool gets sharpened by WFIRM team 2019-09-13 15:32:11Scientists have fine-tuned their delivery system to deliver a DNA editing tool to alter DNA sequences and modify gene function. The improved 'hit and

How IL-6 allows the immune response to develop 2019-09-13 15:31:55A preclinical study shows how the interplay of two interleukin signaling proteins, IL-6 and IL-2, affects the development of T follicular helper cells

Paramagnetic spins take electrons for a ride, produce 2019-09-13 14:30:51Local thermal perturbations of spins in a solid can convert heat to energy even in a paramagnetic material -- where spins weren't thought to correlat

Team discovers polymorph selection during crystal growth can 2019-09-13 14:30:47Scientists provide solid calculation to demonstrate the structural transformation in colloidal crystallization can be entirely thermodynamic, in contr

Microbes make chemicals for scent marking in a 2019-09-13 14:30:46Domestic cats, like many other mammals, use smelly secretions from anal sacs to mark territory and communicate with other animals. A new study shows t

Therapeutic strategies for pregnant women with lupus 2019-09-13 14:30:44A highly gender-biased disease, lupus afflicts females some nine times more than males. Because of the disease's unpredictable turns and debilitating

Groovy! These grooved patterns better mitigate shock waves 2019-09-13 14:30:42Engineers have discovered a method that could make materials more resilient against massive shocks such as earthquakes or explosions. They found that

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Is Mathematics, Like Science, Pluralistic? 2019-09-15 12:00:00Mathematicians disagree over whether their fundamental assumptions, or axioms, are true. -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

New Proto-Dinosaur Found in Colorado 2019-09-15 12:00:00A lanky reptile found in the Centennial State is a close cousin of early dinosaurs -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

Did the Dinosaur-Killing Asteroid Inadvertently Help Lichens? 2019-09-15 09:00:00The leafy lichens seem to have picked up where a lot of incinerated plants left off -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

Pluralism: Beyond the One and Only Truth 2019-09-14 12:00:00Some big questions, such as how matter makes mind and what quantum mechanics means, may not have a single, definitive answer -- Read more on Scientifi

The Atmospheric Microbiome 2019-09-14 09:00:00For single-celled organisms Earth's atmosphere represents transport, refuge, and possibly a habitat -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

Readers Respond to the May 2019 Issue 2019-09-14 09:00:00Letters to the editor from the May 2019 issue of Scientific American -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

A Second Interstellar Object May Be Streaking through 2019-09-13 14:20:00The “fluke” find of a  possible visitor from another star after the 2017 discovery of ‘Oumuamua offers thrilling scientific opp

How Do You Know Which Emotion a Facial 2019-09-13 12:00:00A group of researchers has created a short test to see just how misleading the look on a person's face can be -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

Lab-Grown Human Mini Brains Show Brainy Activity 2019-09-13 10:50:00As the little structures grow, their constituents specialize into different types of brain cells, begin to form connections and emit brain waves. They

The History of Opium, Facing Up to Quantum 2019-09-13 09:00:00Book recommendations from the editors of Scientific American  -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

Why Amazon Trees Are Especially Vulnerable to This 2019-09-13 06:45:00Even trees that look as if they survived will die in the coming years, because they did not evolve fire-resistant features -- Read more on Scient

Eavesdropping Puts Anxious Squirrels at Ease 2019-09-12 20:00:00Squirrels constantly scan their surroundings for hawks, owls and other predators. But they also surveil for threats by eavesdropping on bird chatter.

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The secret of static electricity? It’s shocking 2019-09-12 12:00:00Scientists say they finally know why rubbing two materials together produces an electric charge

Twist on ‘survival of the fittest’ could explain 2019-09-12 11:15:00Subtle experiment with an electron trapped in diamond tests theory of quantum Darwinism

Why a high-profile climate science opponent quit Trump’s 2019-09-12 11:05:00Physicist William Happer failed to win backing for high-level critique of climate findings

Hormone secreted by bones may help us escape 2019-09-12 11:00:00Osteocalcin, not adrenaline, may be key to the body’s “fight or flight” response

Studying human health at 5100 meters, and playing 2019-09-12 03:15:00On this week’s show: We hear about a gold mining town more than 5 kilometers above sea level, and learn why studying play behavior is important

Lab rats play hide-and-seek for the fun of 2019-09-12 02:00:00They prolong the game and execute “joy jumps” when found

Common pesticide makes migrating birds anorexic 2019-09-12 02:00:00Seeds contaminated with neonicotinoids may cause birds to lose weight and delay migration

Mountains hidden in the deep sea are biological 2019-09-12 02:00:00Researchers are starting to document the biological and mineral riches of seamounts

In the world’s highest city, a lack of 2019-09-12 02:00:00At 5100 meters above sea level, one in four residents suffers from chronic mountain sickness

This new device generates light from the darkness 2019-09-12 01:45:00Thermoelectric generator can power a light-emitting diode after the sun goes down

EU research commissioner named, but lacks ‘research’ in 2019-09-11 12:20:00Bulgarian politician Mariya Gabriel would oversee hefty EU research and education budgets

Watch baby beetles beg for a meal of 2019-09-11 11:00:00A newly discovered pheromone signals to the larvae when dinner is ready

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Special Skull Windows Helped Dinosaur Brains Keep Cool 2019-09-04 11:00:00Dinosaur skulls had many cavities and openings, some of which may have held blood vessels to help cool off the animals' heads

The Hard-Drinking Early Smithsonian Naturalists of the Megatherium 2019-09-04 09:00:00William Stimpson created a fraternity of young scientists and named it for an extinct North American sloth

How to Discover Dinosaurs 2019-09-03 09:00:00Smithsonian paleontologist Hans Sues reveals some of his tips for finding and excavating a Mesozoic monster

Four U.S. CRISPR Trials Editing Human DNA to 2019-09-03 08:00:00Breaking down how the gene editing technology is being used, for the first time in the United States, to treat patients with severe medical conditions

How Engineers of New Energy Technology Are Taking 2019-08-30 13:54:11From sunflower spirals to schooling fish, renewable energy innovators are uncovering ideas for improving efficiency and output in natural phenomena

A Warming Climate Threatens Archaeological Sites in Greenland 2019-08-30 11:26:50As temperatures rise and ice melts, Norse and Inuit artifacts and human remains decompose more rapidly

A 3.8-Million-Year-Old Skull Puts a New Face on 2019-08-28 13:00:00The cranium of a male Australopithecus anamensis, a close relative of Lucy, provides clues about one of the earliest hominins to walk on two legs

This Centuries-Old Geoduck Shell May Rewrite the Rules 2019-08-26 12:26:12A remnant from a meal long gone, the find in British Columbia could give the region's indigenous communities an important legal claim

This Smithsonian Scientist Is on a Mission to 2019-08-26 10:22:19Curator Anna Phillips is on a quest to make leeches less repulsive to the public

A Chunk of Trinitite Reminds Us of the 2019-08-22 08:00:00Within the Smithsonian's collections exists a telltale trace of the weapon that would change the world forever

A 42,000-Year-Old Man Finally Goes Home 2019-08-22 08:00:00At long last, the remains of Mungo Man are at rest after an agonizing clash between modern science and an ancient spirituality

Do Goats Really Love to Jump? And More 2019-08-22 06:00:00You've got questions, we've got experts

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Chinese Scientists Tried to Treat HIV Using CRISPR 2019-09-11 17:46:20Scientists in China have attempted to use CRISPR gene-editing technology to treat a patient with HIV.

What Is an Atom? 2019-09-11 16:34:26Scientists believe atoms were created after the Big Bang 13.7 billion years ago.

Acupuncture Causes Woman's Lung to Collapse 2019-09-11 16:26:40The patient wasn't informed of the risk of lung collapse linked to her treatment.

Trump Administration Plans to Ban Flavored E-Cigarettes 2019-09-11 15:31:41The Trump Administration announced that it plans to finalize a policy that would remove non-tobacco-flavored e-cigarettes from the U.S. market.

Afterglow of Colliding Neutron Stars Would Outshine Our 2019-09-11 15:28:29A new, hours-long Hubble study of the collision site revealed never-before-seen details of the neutron-star merger

Is Vaping Really Safe? 2019-09-11 14:22:44Here's a look at the science behind vaping and its effects on a person's health. The dangers of e-cigarettes are only now starting to come out.

Nightmare Creature Had Egg-Shaped Eyes, Swiss Army Knife 2019-09-11 13:23:01An ancient relative of spiders and scorpions had a tank-like body with bulging eyes, a spiky shield on its butt and a head like a multitool.

Gargantuan 'Bubbles' of Radio Energy Spotted at the 2019-09-11 13:00:01Two huge bubbles of radio energy swirling out of the Milky Way's middle could be evidence of an ancient cosmic explosion — or maybe the start o

Mysterious Alien Planet Has Water in Its Atmosphere. 2019-09-11 12:23:59In a major first, scientists have detected water vapor and possibly even liquid water clouds on a strange exoplanet that lies in the habitable zone of

There's a Lost Continent Hiding Beneath Europe 2019-09-11 07:10:30The lost continent "Greater Adria" existed hundreds of millions of years ago after it broke off from Gondwana.

Is Interstellar Travel Really Possible? 2019-09-11 06:46:44There's no law of physics that outright forbids interstellar travel. But that doesn't necessarily make it easy, and it certainly doesn't mean we'l

The Bigger Reason Trump's Fight with a Weather 2019-09-11 06:33:16The situation has some meteorologists concerned.

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A Possible Solution to Mars’s Methane Problem 2019-08-28 13:47:05A small amount of seepage could explain conflicting measurements of methane in the Martian atmosphere. The post A Possible Solution to Mars’s Me

Be a Warrior — Tackle a Trojan Asteroid 2019-08-28 10:53:59You've seen Jupiter and its four brightest moons. Now meet the rest of the family — the Trojan asteroids. The post Be a Warrior — Tackle

The Supernova That Destroyed Its Star 2019-08-27 13:38:40Astronomers have discovered a real and unprecedented example of a type of supernova that was until now largely theoretical — a stellar explosion

Century of Amateur Observations Shed Light on Star’s 2019-08-22 10:36:48The amateurs of the AAVSO monitored the star T Ursae Minoris for a century. Now, astronomers think they can explain the star's recent change in behav

A Nearby Stellar Stream Gets Carded 2019-08-22 09:00:25The stellar stream Pisces–Eridanus may try to pass itself off as a billion years old, but scientists are calling its bluff. The post A Nearby S

Image Sleuth Spots “Churyumoon” Around Rosetta’s Comet 2019-08-20 12:21:50A tiny, 4-meter fragment dubbed Churyumoon has been spotted orbiting Comet 67P Churyumov-Gerasimenko, which the Rosetta mission visited in 2014–

Where is the Tropic of Capricorn? 2019-08-20 09:53:06A well-traveled geophysicist recounts his curious findings at a prominent geographic benchmark in the Southern Hemisphere. The post Where is the Tropi

Beta Pic’s New Planet, Jupiter’s Fuzzy Core & 2019-08-19 12:17:50Astronomers announce another planet around Beta Pictoris, simulations explain Jupiter's large and fuzzy core, and observations reveal an ancient star

The RAC Summer Star Party 2019-08-16 14:27:30It's high summer and time to party — star party, that is. The RAC Summer Star Party offered fun, friends, and some good, clear nights this year

NASA Selects Final Four Asteroid Landing Sites for 2019-08-16 11:14:11The Osiris-REX spacecraft will sample one of four sites on the asteroid Bennu in July 2020. The post NASA Selects Final Four Asteroid Landing Sites fo

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2019 Full Moon Calendar 2019-09-13 12:09:42The full moon happens once a month. Find out when.

2 Asteroids Will Harmlessly Fly By Earth This 2019-09-13 11:52:19It's always nice to see old friends, and NASA's asteroid-monitoring team has a busy schedule this weekend (Sept. 13 and 14) doing just that.

Pictures from Space! Our Image of the Day 2019-09-13 10:09:59The Large Magellanic Cloud (LMC), one of the Milky Way's closest galactic neighbors, gets a new close-up in this image from the European Southern Obs

NASA Puts Bigelow Aerospace's Giant Inflatable Space Habitat 2019-09-13 07:49:27NASA is currently conducting a two-week ground test on Bigelow Aerospace's B330 habitat here at the company's headquarters, assessing the module's

On This Day in Space! Sept. 13: Japan 2019-09-13 07:45:17On Sept. 13, 2007, Japan launched the Kaguya spacecraft on a mission to the moon. See how it happened in our "On This Day in Space" video series!

This Ridiculously Speedy Star Might Be Running Away 2019-09-13 06:41:41I'd be running, too.

This Hungry, Hungry Supermassive Black Hole Has a 2019-09-13 06:39:26A supermassive black hole located millions of light-years away maintains a very hearty diet.

International Space Station Streaks Across Jerusalem's Night Sky 2019-09-13 06:33:45A photo shows the International Space Station crossing the sky above the Old City of Jerusalem.

Harvest Moon 2019: When and How to See 2019-09-12 17:35:42The full moon of September 2019 also carries the title of the Harvest Moon for those living in the Northern Hemisphere.

Afterglow of Colliding Neutron Stars Would Outshine Our 2019-09-12 15:00:00A new, hours-long Hubble study of the collision site revealed never-before-seen details of the neutron-star merger

This Comet Might Be from Interstellar Space. Here's 2019-09-12 14:46:27At first, it was just another bright, fuzzy speck in the sky. But it may turn out to be something much more exciting: the second known object to hurtl

Einstein's Gravitational Lenses Could Clear Up Roiling Debate 2019-09-12 14:11:51Warps in the fabric of space-time can act like magnifying glasses, and that may help solve a cosmic mystery about the rate of the universe's expansio

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French Gov Official Warns Facebook: Libra Is Not 2019-09-13 17:31:58 The French government just declared that Libra, Facebook’s controversial cryptocurrency, won’t be permitted in France if it’s launc

Watch a Tesla Model X Blast Through Deep 2019-09-13 17:23:51 Can’t Stop, Won’t Stop On Thursday, reporter Colton Molesky took to the streets of Mitchell, South Dakota, to report on the city’s

Milky Way’s Giant Black Hole Lets out Two 2019-09-13 16:54:34 The supermassive black hole at the center of the galaxy might be feeling a bit queasy — scientists recently discovered that it “burped&rd

Instagram Keeps Accidentally Flagging Fish Photos as Offensive 2019-09-13 16:28:59 False Flag British fishmonger Rex Goldsmith likes to post photos of his window display on Instagram. “I can put a video or photo up of a partic

MIT Community Horrified by Famed Researcher’s Epstein Outburst 2019-09-13 15:42:48 Since the July arrest of Jeffrey Epstein on charges of sex trafficking, a number of huge names in the world of tech — from Bill Gates to Elon M

Unlike MIT, Harvard Cut Off Epstein Donations After 2019-09-13 14:37:34 Harvard University accepted about $8.9 million from the late convicted child sex trafficker Jeffrey Epstein over the course of nine years.   Mos

MIT Team “Accidentally” Invents Blackest Material in Existence 2019-09-13 13:38:55 It seems MIT scientists can’t help but make remarkable scientific breakthroughs — even when they aren’t trying.   READ MORE: M

A Driver Tricked Uber’s Algorithm, Sexually Assaulted a 2019-09-13 13:12:51 Last December, a man driving an authorized Uber vehicle picked up a passenger — an intoxicated woman leaving a Christmas party — brought

Toyota Wants to Slather Solar Panels All Over 2019-09-13 12:39:41   Japanese car giant Toyota has partnered with energy company New Energy and the Industrial Technology Development Organization of Japan (NEDO)

A Runaway Star Is Escaping a Black Hole 2019-09-13 11:54:37 In the 80s, astronomers spotted a runaway star speeding across the night sky at upwards of 1.2 million miles per hour. Now, decades later, scientists

Putin Critic Uses Drone to Save Hard Drives 2019-09-13 11:54:19 Safe Travels On Thursday, Russian police targetted the home of Sergey Boyko, a known critic of Russian President Vladimir Putin, as part of a widespr

Airbus Planes Will Track How Often Passengers Go 2019-09-13 10:58:20 In an effort to personalize the experience of flying for passengers, aerospace giant Airbus is testing out a new Internet of Things platform that con

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