Sunday, May 28, 2017

A rare two-person crew will launch to the International Space Station...

In the wee hours of Thursday morning, a pair of astronauts are scheduled to launch to the International Space Station on a...

The millionaire tourists on SpaceX’s Moon trip better document the whole...

The millionaire tourists on SpaceX's Moon trip better document the whole thing - The Verge

Facial recognition software for lemurs could help save endangered species

A team biologists and computer scientists have created the first ever facial recognition system for lemurs, able to identify more than 100...

How dog DNA could be used to improve the health of...

Hundreds of different dog breeds exist today — one for everyone’s taste. I love big dogs like German Shepherds and Goldendoodles, but...

Radioactive pigs are wandering Central Europe, 30 years after the Chernobyl...

Thirty years after a reactor exploded at the Chernobyl nuclear power plant in Ukraine, radiation is still turning up in some unexpected...

Today’s adorable Google Doodle celebrates the discovery of seven Earth-sized planets

Google is celebrating yesterday’s amazing announcement that seven Earth-sized planets have been spotted orbiting around a small star 40 light-years away. Today’s...

How beauty might have evolved for pleasure, not function

Evolutionary biology tells us this story: everything evolved to make us better at reproducing. Everything has a function — and decoration is...

Crayfish get drunk faster when they’ve been hanging out with friends

Young crayfish can get drunk — and they get drunk a lot faster when they’ve been hanging out with their friends, new...

Are you a spaceflight company? You may want to rethink your...

Now more than ever, the private spaceflight industry is filled with diverse companies looking to make their mark in the realm of...

The first two flights of NASA’s next big rocket will likely...

Over the next few years, NASA plans to get back to launching its own rockets again, with two deep-space missions that will...