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Aliens May Have Been Here And We Missed It — NASA Scientist

Though he acknowledges that we don't now know how to efficiently cross distances, he says "we are able to fathom possibilities of achieving much greater underst...


New crew arrives at International Space Station

The existing ISS crew is supposed to get its ride back home in a Soyuz capsule that is docked to the station. Astronauts of the first manned space mission sin...


Largest ever black hole collision detected by scientists

The revelation of three other dark hole collision was reported in the meantime, bringing the aggregate number of watched mergers of these incredibly dense reg...


Rex Mission Arrives At Asteroid Bennu After 2 Years

The spacecraft, technically the Origins, Spectral Interpretation, Resource Identification, Security, Regolith Explorer (OSIRIS-REx) is orbiting the asteroid Be...


SpaceX rocket booster misses landing as supplies sent to space

The primary mission was an undeniable hit, but this time around, SpaceX's attempt to have the Falcon 9's first-stage booster touch down on a landing pad was...


After mice food delay, SpaceX set for space station resupply launch Wednesday

The private company expects to start launching station crews next year. The Falcon 9 will blast off from Florida's Cape Canaveral Air Force Station. SpaceX CE...


David Attenborough Warns Of 'Collapse Of Civilizations' At U.N. Climate Meeting

Attenborough told the delegates: "Right now, we are facing a man-made disaster of global scale". "If we don't take action, the collapse of our civilizations...


World Bank announces $200 bn investment for climate action

However, the World Bank stated that "a key priority is boosting support for climate adaptation", given the millions of people already battling the consequences ...


NASA astronaut gets second shot at ISS stint after failed launch

According to Russian chief investigator Igor Skorobogatov, the cause of the failed launch in October was a " deformation of the stem of the contact separation s...


Soyuz MS-11 Blasts Off to ISS From Baikonur Cosmodrome

Almost two months after a rocket malfunction forced NASA and the Russian space agency Roscosmos to abort the launch of a Soyuz mission , a new crew blasted o...


NASA, Roscosmos Successfully Launch Soyuz After Aborted Mission

They should reach the International Space Station by noon. October's accident had highlighted the "smart design of the Soyuz and the incredible work that the ...


NASA Spacecraft Arrives at Ancient Asteroid, Its 1st Visitor 3 December 2018

OSIRIS-Rex will stay alongside asteroid for two years and then will return to Earth in a historic first. Over the past several months, OSIRIS REx has been cre...


SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket blasts off from Vandenberg

Sunday morning's launch attempt was postponed to allow for additional inspections of the rocket's second stage. Having now completed three launches in an impr...


Saturday Tornadoes Tear Through Central And Southern Illinois

Rep. Rodney Davis said. A series of tornadoes formed in Central and Western Illinois Saturday evening as a storm system was greeted by unseasonably warm tempe...


How to watch NASA, Russia launch to the ISS after rocket failure

NASA astronaut Anne McClain, David Saint-Jacques of the Canadian Space Agency and Oleg Kononenko of the Russian space agency Roscosmos lifted off as scheduled ...


A second CRISPR pregnancy is already under way, claims rogue Chinese scientist

One pregnancy happened since his work started. He described it as a chemical pregnancy, suggesting there had been an early miscarriage, but did not provide de...


Highlights of Ontario's climate-change plan

Environment Minister Rod Phillips said the plan will ensure Ontario meets global emissions targets from the Paris Agreement while helping companies remain compe...


Dozens of whales dead in latest New Zealand stranding

The pod of about 90 whales washed ashore on the remote Chatham Islands, 800km east of the South Island - but more than half were found dead unable to escape...


2.4m-year-old tools found in Algeria

The oldest-known instruments are the Oldowan stone tools from Ethiopia, which date back about 2.6 million years. Researchers with the Ain Hanech Project h...


Greenhouse gas emissions hit record high

After three years of Stagnation, the emissions of the greenhouse gas carbon dioxide have reached a new record of 53.5 gigatons, - stated in the published nint...