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Apollo 11 inspires local woman’s science career

TUCSON- Apollo 11 took off 50 years ago from Kennedy Space Center in Florida and a local woman said that it was a sight she will never forget. “Everybody was either yelling a...

Apollo 11 inspires local woman’s science career

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Apollo 11's astronauts snapped photos for science. Then came MTV The Apollo 11 astronauts who made mankind's first visit to the moon 50 years ago were trained in how to take pictures for science. Back on Earth, some of those photos became pop culture touchstones....
13:51, 07/17/2019

Prep for a career in data science with this $31 bundle It's no secret that today's businesses rely on data to guide their decisions. Unfortunately, much of that data remains unstructured, scattered like hidden gems squirreled away in unremarkable servers and data dumps. For the keys to unlocking all those juicy secrets, the training in The Complete Data...
19:34, 07/02/2019

The Science Behind TIME’s New Apollo 11 Moon Landing Augmented Reality Experience TIME this week launched TIME Immersive, a new iPhone and Android app that we’ll use to deliver groundbreaking augmented reality and virtual reality experiences. First up: the TIME Moon Landing experience, the world’s most accurate 3D re-creation of the Apollo 11 mission, which took place...
14:51, 07/18/2019

Trump denies womans 90's sexual assault allegation US President Donald Trump says a New York-based advice columnist who claims he sexually assaulted her in a Manhattan department store dressing room in the mid-1990s made a "totally false accusation" against him and he denied knowing the woman. (June 22)        ...
07:51, 06/23/2019

The psychology of climate science denial – Science Weekly podcast We revisit the archive as Ian Sample looks at why some people continue to deny anthropogenic global heating, despite the scientific evidence. Could better communication be the key? And what tips can scientists and journalists take from political campaigns? Continue reading......
01:51, 08/03/2019

Super Awesome Science Show: The science of moms This week's 'Super Awesome Science Show' looks at some of the science that makes mothers who they are and how we can support them every day of the year....
14:17, 05/07/2019

Facebook launches local alerts to disseminate safety information during local emergencies Facebook is giving local emergency management agencies the ability to issue alerts about severe weather, traffic disruptions, crime and other local hazards....
19:00, 08/27/2019

Swappa local: A trusted local marketplace to buy and sell your used gear For local sales, people often use Craigslist, OfferUp, or Facebook. Swappa is known for trusted exchanges of tech and is now bringing its validation processes and community to local markets....
19:00, 07/03/2019

His playing career is over, but Kyshoen Jarrett’s coaching career with Redskins is advancing The former safety, who suffered severe nerve damage in the final game of his rookie season, was promoted to defensive quality control coach this week....
21:51, 05/09/2019

Annalee Newitz and Charlie Jane Anders on the Intersection Between Writing About Science and Writing Science Fiction io9 was founded as a website dedicated to both science journalism and science-fiction and cultural criticism. And although that mission has evolved over the years, that intersection between science and science fiction is something that still drives co-founders Charlie Jane Anders and Annalee Newitz’...
13:17, 08/31/2019

Awkward G20 inspires #unwantedivanka parodies Ivanka Trump's awkward appearances at the G20 summit and the demilitarised zone in North Korea have inspired a wave of parodies showing the so-called "first daughter" photoshopped into significant moments in history....
19:00, 07/01/2019

Trump Inspires California Lawmakers to Go on Offense California Democrats have been energized by a wave of anti-Trump sentiment to enact a sweeping liberal agenda that in almost every way offers a counternarrative to Trump administration policies....
19:34, 09/14/2019

Joe Biden inspires no one — not even his own wife | Bhaskar Sunkara Can we stop pretending that Joe Biden is the inevitable 2020 candidate?Much like Hillary Clinton in 2016, Joe Biden’s Democratic primary campaign has thus far cloaked itself in an aura of inevitability. You might not like Joe Biden. He might say racist or sexist stuff from time to time. His gaffes m...
10:00, 08/23/2019

Sudan protesters' sit-in inspires cultural outpouring Sudanese artist Rashid Drar used to work from home. Now the 44-year-old's canvas is any empty piece of wall he can find by a month-long sit-in outside the Defense Ministry in Khartoum....
12:17, 05/07/2019

Ben Stokes inspires England to sensational third Test win over Australia • Australia 179 & 246, England 67 & 362• Stokes hits 135 not out as home side level the series at 1-1Headingley 1981 was a foregone conclusion compared with this. So, too, the World Cup final in July, as Ian Botham’s incredible exploits of 38 years ago have been matched, maybe surpassed. But on a da...
21:34, 08/25/2019

An Indian Space Mission Inspires a Bollywood Reckoning “Mission Mangal,” a fictional take on real female scientists, has been likened to “Hidden Figures.” But a male star dominates the marketing, raising questions about Bollywood and women....
04:00, 08/16/2019

Moment of true love caught at McDonald's, inspires others A photo of an old man staring adoringly at the woman sitting across from him in a McDonald’s has gone viral on Facebook, prompting users to post romantic messages of their own....
21:51, 05/28/2019

Real-Life Pokémon Costume Inspires Leggy Fan Art Iwate Prefecture in Japan recently selected Geodude as its official supporter, with the Rock Pokémon doing its best to promote the region. In the Pokémon games and anime, Geodude does not have legs, but its real-world cosplaying counterpart does. Unleash the fan art!...
15:00, 05/17/2019

Actor with Down syndrome inspires and stars in Hollywood film The critically acclaimed new movie "The Peanut Butter Falcon" took an unusual path to Hollywood and has made an unlikely star of Zack Gottsagen, an actor who has Down syndrome....
04:51, 08/03/2019

Jewish district inspires Tom Stoppard in 'personal' new play Playwright will return to West End with Leopoldstadt, based in old Jewish quarter of Vienna Tom Stoppard, whose four Jewish grandparents and much of his family from his parents’ generation died in Nazi concentration camps, is returning to the West End with what is likely to be his most personal play...
13:00, 06/26/2019

Kirra Dibb inspires NSW to Women's State of Origin win Blues beat Queensland 14-4 at North Sydney OvalDebutant turns in masterclass as NSW fight back NSW five-eighth Kirra Dibb fired the Blues to a come-from-behind 14-4 win and a fourth-consecutive Women’s State of Origin victory over Queensland. The Blues were outplayed in the first half but came storm...
15:51, 06/21/2019

Watch: New 'Queen & Slim' trailer inspires hope Universal Pictures released a new trailer for 'Queen & Slim' Thursday. Issa Rae wrote the film starring Daniel Kaluuya and Jodie Turner-Smith, in theaters Wednesday, Nov. 27....
13:17, 09/13/2019

Ryan Christie’s hat-trick inspires Celtic to demolition of Saints Ryan Christie struck a long-range hat-trick as Celtic began their latest Scottish Premiership title defence with a 7-0 demolition of St Johnstone.The Scotland international took his tally for the season to six goals in five matches with a brilliant performance as the champions ensured they topped th...
19:51, 08/03/2019

Snapchat's Gender-Swap Filter Inspires a Sting Operation Since its launch in May, Snapchat's gender-swap filter, which allows users to see what they would look like as a stereotypical man or woman, has inspired countless pranks and crude jokes....
19:00, 06/13/2019

Kane's half-time pep-talk inspires Tottenham fightback "A half-time visit to the Tottenham Hotspur dressing room by injured striker Harry Kane helped inspire his side\u0027s remarkable 3-2 victory over Ajax Amsterdam in the Champions League semi-final on Wednesday."...
09:34, 05/09/2019

Distance runner Gabriele Grunewald inspires even after her death from cancer “The things she taught me and my family about grace and perseverance, and about hope will live with us for the rest of our lives,” HGTV’s Chip Gaines said....
04:34, 06/13/2019

Sunny Deol Joining BJP Inspires Hilarious Twitter Memes From the angry lover in 'Gadar' to a Major in the Indian Army in 'Border', actor Sunny Deol has essayed many roles over the course of his career. Now, stills from all of them have been utilised by......
19:17, 04/28/2019

Girls in Tech Catalyst inspires women not to be ‘hidden figures’ The Girls in Tech Catalyst conference featured speakers who wanted to inspire women to excel in technology jobs. They told women not to be "hidden figures."Read More...
09:17, 06/21/2019

Klobuchar’s mental health policy inspires Iowa endorsement DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Democratic presidential candidate Amy Klobuchar’s (KLOH’-buh-sharz) mental health policy has inspired her first Iowa endorsement. State Rep. Ruth Ann Gaines is one of Iowa’s four black legislators and the mother of a son with developmental and mental disorde...
12:51, 06/06/2019

Ahead Of Chandrayaan Take 2, ISRO's Track Record Inspires Confidence Despite the recent disappointment of an aborted launch for its high-profile lunar mission, the Indian Space Research Organisation or ISRO's track record remains one of the most enviable among space......
04:17, 07/21/2019

Peaky Blinders 'inspires popularity of Arthur and Ada as baby names' Oliver and Olivia remain favourite names for boys and girls in England and WalesArthur has entered the top 10 boys’ names for the first time in almost a century, with the television gangster series Peaky Blinders believed to be the inspiration for some of the most popular baby names.While Arthur was...
12:51, 08/30/2019

‘Preppy Killer’ inspires true crime series from AMC, Sundance TV The infamous “Preppy Killer” is getting a true-crime docuseries this fall on AMC and Sundance TV. Airing for three consecutive nights from Nov. 13 to 15, “The Preppy Murderer: Death in Central Park” will chronicle Robert Chambers’ sordid “rough sex” murder of 18-year-old Jennifer Levin i...
00:00, 07/26/2019

‘Game of Thrones’ character inspires name for new species of bee fly A new species of bee fly discovered in Australia, the Paramonovius nightking, was named after the show’s most feared villain.       ...
17:34, 07/02/2019

"Hope My Story Inspires," Says Woman At Forefront Of India's #MeToo A woman who accused her co-worker and boyfriend of sexual harassment at the peak of India's #MeToo movement last year has spoken about her experience in a powerful 'Humans of Bombay' Facebook post....
14:00, 05/01/2019

| Baggy Green cap inspires Bancroft's return to Test duty Australia opener Cameron Bancroft made sure he would be ready for an Ashes recall by packing his Baggy Green cap when he headed to England for a county stint....
23:17, 07/27/2019

Vivianne Miedema inspires Arsenal to winning return to Champions League • Fiorentina 0-4 Arsenal Women• Miedema scores twice in ItalyA clinical first half from Kim Little and Vivianne Miedema, added to by the Dutch top scorer and Lisa Evans after the break, ensured Arsenal travel to Borehamwood with a surely unassailable four-goal lead on their Champions League return.I...
23:34, 09/12/2019

Impish Messi Fan Delights In Beer-Soaked Chaos His Trolling Inspires Soccer fans in the U.S. aren’t usually the most rambunctious sort. As one Lionel Messi stan found out during last Friday’s Real Madrid-Atlético Madrid friendly match in New Jersey, though, even American fans will resort to chucking beer and debris at you if properly provoked:...
23:51, 07/29/2019

Watch: Bad 'karma' inspires ketchup thief to make amends to restaurant A remorseful thief who swiped a bottle of ketchup from a New Jersey restaurant gave the eatery two new bottles along with a letter saying the incident had brought them bad luck....
23:17, 08/02/2019

Columbine survivor’s suicide inspires fund for mass shooting victims Loved ones of Columbine survivor Austin Eubanks — who last month became the third school-shooting survivor to die this year of suicide or an overdose — are setting up a fund in his memory to help others who’ve suffered similar traumas. Eubanks had struggled with opioid addiction since he was i...
10:17, 06/07/2019

Shakib's Ton Inspires Bangladesh Chase Mammoth Total vs West Indies Shakib Al Hasan blasted 124 from 99 balls and Linton Das hit a superb 94 from 69 deliveries to lead Bangladesh to 322-3 with 8.3 overs to spare at Taunton....
21:51, 06/17/2019

Captain Marvel Inspires Kree Kids in This Exclusive Deleted Scene “With great power comes great responsibility” doesn’t just apply to Spider-Man, it applies to any superhero who can use their powers to infuse good in the world. That’s the theme of an exclusive deleted scene io9 is excited to share from Marvel Studios’ Captain Marvel....
00:51, 05/21/2019

Game of Thrones Accidentally Leaves Modern Coffee Cup on Table, Inspires New Meme If you watched Game of Thrones last night you might have spotted something a little out of place. No, there wasn’t an ewok riding a dragon or anything as cool as that. The HBO show aired a modern coffee cup that was definitely not supposed to be in the shot.Read more......
14:17, 05/06/2019

Aretha Franklin's rare pancreatic disease inspires new research funding One year after the singer's death, the Boston foundation that supports neuroendocrine tumor research has established the Aretha Franklin Fund.        ...
06:00, 08/17/2019

Ted Bundy’s ex-girlfriend inspires haunting Netflix biopic on their romance: ‘He was a master manipulator’ In 1974, Elizabeth Kloepfer spotted a composite drawing of a primary suspect named Ted, similar to her boyfriend, who was connected to a string of unsolved kidnappings and murders....
13:00, 05/04/2019

Florenzi inspires Roma win and leaves Ronaldo feeling small | Paolo Bandini Roma stalwart was teased about his height by Cristiano Ronaldo but felt 10ft tall after opening the scoring against Juve Cristiano Ronaldo was not the first man to tell Alessandro Florenzi that he is too short. As a teenager, the Italian almost lost his place in the Roma youth system when puberty fa...
14:17, 05/13/2019

The next Pedro Martinez? Yankees' Deivi Garcia inspires visions of the Hall of Famer The phenom of this year's Futures Game dreams of being just like his idol and has the stuff to match, which is why every team will ask for Garcia at the trade deadline....
17:51, 07/23/2019

Classy Pablo Hernández inspires Leeds United to victory against Bristol City Leeds United have been to other side of the world and back since coming up short in May, to Sydney and Sardinia, but began the new season as though they had never been away. Perched on his blue bucket, Marcelo Bielsa witnessed his side, namely Pablo Hernández, thoroughly outclass a Bristol City team...
20:51, 08/04/2019

Confused Stranger Things Fans in the Dark About Darkrooms Inspires Hilarious Reactions Whether or not you were born in the ’80s, Stranger Things offers something that appeals to nearly every age group. But when it comes to the show’s plethora of decade-specific references, there are apparently some things that go right over younger viewers’ heads. That’s seems...
22:17, 07/29/2019

Taylor Swift inspires other stars to bring cheer to dying Yonkers woman A gravely sick young Westchester woman was flooded with heartfelt phone calls and videos from more than a dozen celebrities — including Taylor Swift, Selena Gomez and Steve Carrell — in a campaign to lift her spirits, she told The Post Friday. “I’m speechless,” said Annie McMahon, a 22-year-old from...
02:51, 06/22/2019

The Kyler Effect: Heisman winner’s success inspires athletes to play two sports in college Instead of specializing, several high school stars plan to remain two-sport athletes into college, following the path of baseball prospect turned No. 1 NFL draft pick Kyler Murray....
19:00, 07/10/2019

The USWNT's Blowout Of Thailand Inspires Indignant Pearl-Clutching From Canadian Soccer Pundits A self-serious, chiding, in all likelihood jealous quartet of talking heads went on Canadian TV yesterday and, in discussing what they characterized as the “disgraceful” way the USWNT went about trouncing Thailand in the Women’s World Cup, proceeded to hump the notion of sportsmanship to within an i...
01:00, 06/13/2019

Part of the Christian Yelich trade, Marlins rookie Jordan Yamamoto inspires hope in Miami The Marlins might be headed for a second consecutive last-place finish, but at least are seeing tangible returns from trades of their former stars.       ...
13:34, 07/05/2019

Boat made of recycled plastic and flip-flops inspires fight for cleaner seas along African coast After completing a historic 500km journey from the Kenyan island of Lamu to the Tanzanian island of Zanzibar, the world’s first ever traditional “dhow” sailing boat made entirely from recycled plastic, known as the Flipflopi, has successfully raised awareness of the need to overcome one of the world...
18:34, 04/28/2019

R. Kelly’s daughter: My estranged father still 'inspires me' as a musician Entering the music business comes with a different challenge for Buku Abi: She can’t escape the fact that R. Kelly is her father.        ...
01:00, 09/05/2019

World Cup inspires woman's losing lottery ticket world record attempt A North Carolina woman said her quest to set a Guinness World Record for collecting losing lottery tickets was inspired by the United States Women's National Team's World Cup success....
00:51, 07/10/2019

'Battle of the Baggage Claim': Trump's 1775 airport claim inspires parodies President’s claim the revolutionary army ‘took over airports’ has spurred a slew of memes combining the perils of modern air travel with anecdotes from the warDonald Trump’s unusual claim during his Fourth of July speech that the US revolutionary army of 1775 “took over airports” from the British a ...
06:19, 07/06/2019

One-armed soccer player inspires one-armed 2-year-old, and vice versa When soccer player Carson Pickett met Joseph Tidd, 2, she became the role model she always wished she had. Both were born without a left forearm.       ...
01:00, 07/24/2019

Eoin Morgan's hitting inspires England but the 'worker ants' get the job done Smash a century of sixes, as Eoin Morgan did so remarkably in his record-breaking knock in England's win over Afghanistan yesterday, and you can expect to hog the headlines....
18:00, 06/19/2019

Angels' odd mix of Mike Trout & Co. inspires hope: 'Nothing but belief in ourselves' With Mike Trout and Albert Pujols, the Angels have two of the greatest players in baseball history. The rest of the roster? Well, it's interesting.        ...
16:34, 05/14/2019

Apollo 11: looking back (NBC News) On July 16, 1969, the fires of celestial science lifted three men from the surface of the Earth and toward the greatest exploration in human history. But as the name of the mission indicates, it took many steps to get Apollo 11 off the ground. Apollo 1 was scheduled to launch early in 196...
00:00, 07/17/2019

You’re still you when you’re drunk, science says Many of us know that feeling of waking up, headache in tow, struggling to remember what we said and did after that extra drink the night before. And then suddenly, the memories vividly resurface. Alcohol disinhibits us, making us say and do things that we’d otherwise keep under wraps. People will of...
21:17, 08/31/2019

The science of the home run Professor Lloyd V. Smith and a team of scientists at Washington State University are working with Major League Baseball to understand the league's record home run numbers.       ...
13:17, 08/02/2019

Seeing science – in pictures Photography and science have long been intertwined, helping to shape the way we look at the world, as Marvin Heiferman shows in Seeing Science: How Photography Reveals the Universe, published by Aperture Continue reading......
10:34, 07/15/2019

Apollo to Buy Shutterfly, Snapfish Apollo Global Management is buying Shutterfly and Snapfish, which the private-equity giant plans to combine to create a bigger player in online-photo services....
01:51, 06/11/2019

Apollo 11: Mission Out of Control The inside story of how Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin struggled to touch down on the moon, while their guidance computer kept crashing. Again and again....
12:34, 06/24/2019

Behind the scenes of the Apollo mission at MIT Fifty years ago this week, humanity made its first expedition to another world, when Apollo 11 touched down on the moon and two astronauts walked on its surface. That moment changed the world in ways that still reverberate today. MIT’s deep and varied connections to that epochal event — many of w...
21:34, 07/18/2019

Science Says: Why biodiversity matters to you Scientists say you may go your entire life without seeing an endangered species, yet the globe’s biodiversity crisis threatens all of humanity in unseen ways. A massive United Nations report Monday said that nature is in trouble and that 1 million species are threatened with extinction if noth...
18:17, 05/07/2019

Why art and science suffer in silos A major new Radio 4 series breaks down the barriers between art and science, while a revival of Joe Egg is a timely epitaph for Peter Nichols Arts people, and I very much include myself, get bewildered by science. I try to listen to Radio 4’s The Life Scientific, but am often lost, while even Melvyn...
15:34, 09/14/2019

The five: chimeras created by science A chimera is an organism with genetic material from two or more sources. Experiments in the field may save lives but are ethically controversialLast week, researchers led by Spanish scientist Juan Carlos Izpisua Belmonte announced they had created the first human-monkey chimera embryos in China. The...
09:17, 08/11/2019

The science of sex: what happens to our bodies when we're aroused? It’s good for our mental and physical health, lowering blood pressure and boosting the immune systemSex is the most talked-about, joked about, thought-about issue in our culture. Every grown adult is expected to know how to do it, but beyond the basic mechanics we’re not taught about it and fiction ...
11:17, 05/23/2019

The Science Behind Fever Dreams Nearly everyone has experienced a fever and its attendant symptoms—from fatigue and body aches to hot flashes and chills. You may also have noticed strange or unusually vivid dreams while trying to sleep off an illness. The phrase “fever dream” turns up in literature and popular cu...
20:00, 06/11/2019

TEKNET: The science behind a microburst TUCSON – One of Tucson’s biggest thunderstorm threats comes from what’s known as a microburst. A microburst can bring strong winds and damaging hail with them and only last a short amount of time. News 4 Tucson’s Chief Meteorologist Matt Brode has more in the video below:...
08:51, 07/30/2019

Why race science is on the rise again After the second world war, the belief that differences between so-called ‘races’ are genetic became taboo. Now, with the far right resurgent, it’s backIn 1985, historian Barry Mehler had a dream. His research was taking him deep into the murky territory of academia’s extreme right wing. As he worke...
16:00, 05/18/2019

What Seinfeld can teach us about science From micro pigs to the doping dangers of a poppy seed bagel, life may be imitating the US sitcomWhen Jerry Seinfeld starts his UK tour, listen out for a science joke. From early on in his TV career, the comedian poked fun at science. In his 1981 HBO debut, he said of weather forecasts: “And then my ...
13:51, 07/12/2019

The World Watched Apollo 11 Together. Here's the Evidence From the beaches of Florida and department store TVs to mission control and Parisian living rooms, everyone witnessed the mission's launch and landing....
00:17, 07/17/2019

The Case Against the Apollo 11 Moon Mission On July 13, 1969, just a few days before Apollo XI lifted off into the sky, newspapers across the country ran a syndicated column by Drew Pearson, an infamous figure in mid-century American journalism. Perhaps most famously, he broke the story about General George S. Patton slapping a soldier during...
19:00, 07/20/2019

What it was like inside Apollo 11's Mission Control After retiring from NASA in 1994, Gene Kranz remembers taking tours through the historic Mission Operations Control Room at Johnson Space Center in Houston....
06:51, 07/25/2019

50 years after Apollo 11: What really rocketed us to the moon While many of the proud Americans who were involved in the Apollo project are no longer with us 50 years later, the technologies they built live on, will be further refined, and will return us to that lonely world and beyond....
19:51, 07/17/2019

Apollo 11 Had 3 Men Aboard, But Only 2 Walked on the Moon. Here’s What it Was Like to Be the Third Michael Collins was the man who got history’s middle seat — literally aboard the Apollo 11 spacecraft, but in more lasting ways too. He was, technically, the second-ranking member of the three-man crew that achieved the historic moon landing of July 20, 1969. As command module pilot, Co...
01:17, 07/12/2019

Time says its AR depiction of Apollo 11 is the 'most accurate' yet Time is joining Google in marking Apollo 11's 50th anniversary using augmented reality, although this one is decidedly different -- and may be particularly valuable if you're a history buff. The magazine has introduced a Landing on the Moon AR exper......
03:51, 07/19/2019

Apollo 11: the fight for the first footprint on the moon The decision to let Neil Armstrong take the first steps on the moon was controversial – especially with his colleague Buzz AldrinIt was 1969. The last year for President Kennedy’s pledge to land a man on the moon and return him safely “before this decade is out”. Nasa was not sure it could be done i...
20:00, 05/25/2019

Apollo 11 Had a Hidden Hero: Software The moon landing was one of the most important moments in the history of computing, laying the foundations for everything from fly-by-wire cockpits to the smartphones in our hands....
12:51, 07/15/2019

Apollo 11: fly-tipping us all to the moon? | Letters Humans should not be allowed to turn the moon and planets into a junkyard, writes Phil Murray, while Ian McNicholas says space exploration is vital for the survival of our speciesYour recent series of articles commemorating the Apollo 11 moon landing have been both informative and stimulating. Your ...
20:00, 07/23/2019

Apollo 11 controller was lone woman in sea of men Amid the room full of men inside NASA's firing room for the liftoff of Apollo 11 sat JoAnn Morgan. Morgan, 78, who began working for NASA in 1958 while in college, made her prime-time debut as the first female launch controller on July 16, 1969. (July 15)        ...
21:00, 07/15/2019

Via the BBC, find out how Apollo 11’s Eagle actually landed Enlarge (credit: NASA) With the 50th anniversary of the first Moon landing fast approaching, there's a veritable deluge of programs, events, and media of various forms, all dedicated to recapturing an astonishing moment in humanity's collective history. All of these things face a serious challenge...
20:17, 06/23/2019

Behind the tragedies that helped Apollo 11 succeed The success of Apollo 11 was lauded as one of man’s greatest achievements and sparked a historic surge of support for space exploration that is being revived in modern times. But behind the headlines and an international victory tour were several devastating personal tragedies that have been partial...
16:17, 07/18/2019

Why Apollo 10 Stopped Just 47,000 Feet From the Moon In a year when we’ll celebrate Apollo 11’s 50th anniversary, it’s worth remembering the pathfinders who completed the same mission with one critical order: don’t actually land on the moon....
23:34, 05/21/2019

How to pick the best approach to data science (fyi, there are three) As companies place an increasing premium on data science, there is some debate about which approach is best to adopt — and there is no straight up, one-size-fits-all answer. It really depends on your organization’s needs and what you hope to accomplish. There are three main approaches that have been...
17:00, 06/19/2019

Ann Widdecombe says science may 'produce an answer' to being gay Brexit party MEP sparks anger by claiming people may one day be able to switch sexualityAnn Widdecombe has come under fire after she suggested science might one day “produce an answer” to being gay.The Brexit party MEP said she had once pointed out that there was a time when it was thought impossibl...
06:00, 06/03/2019

Life-Science Stocks Look Less Healthy Life-science companies have logged a strong performance this year, but disappointing revenue results from Illumina show they can’t inoculate themselves against slowing growth in the broader market....
23:34, 07/12/2019

Science Has Perfected Ferrari's 458 Italia Ferrari never sold the exquisite 458 Italia you could shake hands with, and that’s an absolute travesty. The chassis and engine combination may be one of Ferrari’s best of all time, and while the paddle shift is quick and good, it can’t possibly hold a candle to the sensation that is three pedals an...
07:51, 06/07/2019

Super Awesome Science Show: Me, myself and AI On this week's Super Awesome Science Show, we’re going to explore how AI is involved in health care and the pitfalls that prevent our complete acceptance of the technology in public health....
22:00, 06/04/2019

Balancing game economies is an art and a science Game economies are a delicate thing. It doesn’t take much to break them. We recently held a breakfast to address how to keep developers and players happy.Read More...
08:51, 09/15/2019

Computer Science's Gender Gap Will Take More Than A Century To Fix The gender gap in computer science research won’t reach equality for more than a century, according to new research released Friday that showed computer science isn’t just lagging behind, it’s also going in the wrong direction.Read more......
16:34, 06/22/2019

The science of a baseball's flight SportsPulse: There are a lot of theories being thrown around regarding the surge of home runs in the MLB -- juiced balls, steroids -- but before we jump to conclusions, one Washington State professor is taking a good, long look at the science behind the ball's flight.     ...
13:17, 08/02/2019

Why did last night’s ‘Game of Thrones’ look so bad? Here comes the science! Last night’s episode of “Game of Thrones” was a wild ride and inarguably one of an epic show’s more epic moments — if you could see it through the dark and the blotchy video. It turns out even one of the most expensive and meticulously produced shows in history can fall prey ...
23:51, 04/29/2019

Asking the biggest questions is the very essence of science New Scientist is kicking off a new series of articles entitled The Biq Question to attempt to answer the unanswerable and crack open life's greatest puzzles...
00:34, 04/29/2019

For Christian Yelich, hitting is far from a science In this age of technicality — spread your feet, bend your knees, lower your hands, shorten your stride — the reigning NL MVP doesn’t regard it. And the results speak for themselves....
13:51, 08/28/2019

The problem with sex – Science Weekly podcast Access to help for sexual problems is patchy and many fear the consequences of cuts to sexual health services could be profound. Nicola Davis investigatesPlease note: this podcast contains discussion of sexual abuseIn the UK, sexual dysfunction is far from rare: 42% of men and 51% of women reported ...
07:34, 05/10/2019

Most atheists believe in the supernatural, despite trusting science While atheists say they don't believe in a god, a survey has found that the majority hold at least one supernatural belief, such as life after death or reincarnation...
20:00, 05/30/2019

The fight against HIV: then and now – Science Weekly podcast Earlier this year, the UK government announced it wanted to end new HIV transmissions in England by 2030. Hannah Devlin looks at the history of the epidemic, including its impact on the gay community, recent promising drug trials and whether Britain can meet its target Continue reading......
10:51, 06/14/2019

Feeling the Heat? Here’s When Fans Can Help—And When They Don’t—According to Science With cities around the world hitting record-breaking temperatures, finding quick and effective ways to cool off has become a top priority. Air-conditioning is a great option, but not every country can afford or sustain the energy infrastructure required to climate cool their populations. Even in wea...
23:00, 08/06/2019

Father-son duo is 3D printing a Lamborghini for science For most people, dreaming about owning a Lamborghini is about as close as they’ll realistically get to having one in their driveway. Supercars are pricey and not terribly practical, but that doesn’t make them any less desirable, so physicist Sterling Backus decided to leverage the power ...
05:51, 07/09/2019

NASA wants your memories of the Apollo 11 Moon landing Were you fortunate enough to watch the Apollo 11 Moon landing as it happened, or know someone who did? NASA wants to hear from you. It recently launched a story program that asks the public to submit audio recordings of their Apollo 11 memories in......
12:00, 05/13/2019

A cinematic flight to the moon: The 'Apollo 11' documentary The spectator has never been closer: "Apollo 11," a documentary marking the 50th anniversary of the moon landing, offers an overwhelming experience. Todd Miller's film is based on an unconventional cinematic concept....
13:34, 06/28/2019

For 50 Years Since Apollo 11, Presidents Have Tried to Take That Next Giant Leap President Trump is only the latest to propose returning to the moon and then heading to Mars. But he faces the burdens of history to accomplish what his predecessors could not....
03:34, 07/20/2019

Apollo 11 Anniversary: Everything You Need to Read on the Moon Landing The New York Times has been covering the anniversary of the moon landing, looking back at the event’s meaning and forward to humankind’s next giant leaps in space....
19:17, 07/18/2019

Houston's space-age mylar Apollo 11 art installation The fanfare surrounding the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 moon landing may be waning, but in Houston, home to Apollo's Mission Control, the celebration continues with a spacey art installation....
18:51, 07/26/2019

Apollo 11 astronauts returning to launch pad 50 years later This March 30, 1969 photo made available by NASA shows the crew of the Apollo 11, from left, Neil Armstrong, commander; Michael Collins, module pilot; Edwin E. “Buzz” Aldrin, lunar module pilot. Apollo 11 was the first manned mission to the surface of the moon. (NASA via AP) CAPE CANAVER...
16:51, 07/16/2019

Apollo 11 at 50: Mission's scientific legacy was just getting to the moon Dozens of experiments now travel to and from the International Space Station, and each NASA mission features an array of scientific objectives. For Apollo 11, 50 years ago, making it to the moon was the whole experiment....
09:51, 06/17/2019

Google recreates Apollo 11's command module with AR The 50th anniversary of our first successful trip to the moon is fast approaching. And Google, which rarely shies away from marking a significant moment in history, has laid out some of the ways in which it'll celebrate the half-century since Apollo......
18:00, 07/10/2019

We can thank the Apollo moon missions for these widely used technologies NASA’s Apollo programme was one of the most challenging technological achievements in the 20th century. Beyond the space race and exploration, it contributed to several inventions and innovations that are still having an impact on our lives. But at the same time, there are several myths regarding wh...
17:17, 07/10/2019

Essay: Why Apollo 10 Stopped Just 47,000 Feet From the Moon In a year when we’ll celebrate Apollo 11’s 50th anniversary, it’s worth remembering the pathfinders who completed the same mission with one critical order: don’t actually land on the moon....
01:34, 05/14/2019

Over-the-top ways to celebrate Apollo 11's 50th anniversary From museum exhibitions to outdoor fairs, you'll find hundreds of celebrations in honor of the 50th anniversary of Apollo 11. Here are some great ways to mark the moon landing across the United States....
16:51, 07/13/2019

The sneakers inspired by Apollo 11 and the Moon landing NASA's Apollo 11 has had an outsize influence on our culture since July 20th, 1969. That's the day the spaceflight mission successfully completed its lunar landing, paving the way for Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin to become the first humans to ever......
00:17, 07/21/2019

Technology that changed us: The 1970s, from Pong to Apollo In this 50-year retrospective, we're not just looking at technology year by year, we're looking at technologies that had an impact on us, paved the way for the future, and changed us, in ways good and bad....
22:00, 06/28/2019

Share your memories of the Apollo 11 moon landings Do you remember where you were when man first landed on the moon? We’d like to hear from you It’s almost 50 years since US astronaut Neil Armstrong became the first person to set foot on the moon. As his words, “One small step for man, one giant leap for mankind” beamed from radios and television se...
23:17, 07/12/2019

Seven inventions from the Apollo space program we still use today It’s been nearly 50 years since NASA put a man on the moon but many of the technologies invented for the groundbreaking Apollo space program are still used in our lives on Earth today. From the tiny cameras in our cellphones to the heat-proof uniforms used by firefighters to protect them from ...
04:34, 07/09/2019

What to watch to celebrate Apollo 11's 50th anniversary What better way to celebrate the Moon landing than to gather your family around the couch and relive the experience? Even if you weren't lucky enough to see Neil Armstrong plant his feet on the Moon fifty years ago, there are plenty of films and show......
01:51, 07/20/2019

Are Intel Apollo Lake processors already dying? Update: Intel has been in contact to say that the original Product Change Notification (PCN) it released had incorrect information, and it has since released a new PCN.According to Intel, "There are no changes to the B-1 Stepping of the Intel Celeron N3350, J3355, J3455 Processors and Intel Pentium ...
00:34, 09/12/2019

Original Apollo 11 landing videotapes sell for $1.8M VCRs didn’t really exist when the first men walked on the moon, but NASA was ahead of the curve and recorded the event for posterity on videotapes — which just sold at auction for $1.8 million. The Hasselblads may have captured more detail, but there’s nothing else in the world quite li...
00:17, 07/23/2019

Introducing a New Generation of Kids to the Apollo Program On the 50th anniversary of the moon landing, these picture books show young readers the historic journey — and some of the 410,000 people who made it possible....
05:00, 07/02/2019

Brian Eno: 'The Apollo missions to the moon were a piece a art' Brian Eno writes soundtracks for movies that transport people to other galaxies. He shares his memories of the first moon landing in 1969 with DW, as his 1983 "Apollo" album is rereleased....
19:34, 07/22/2019

Man on the moon? Why we said Apollo 11 was an empty, obsessional quest New Scientist was opposed to the Apollo missions from the start, and complained for decades that the money to send people into space was being wasted. Why were we so grumpy and pessimistic about putting a man on the moon?...
20:34, 07/19/2019

I Took a Dump the Same Way the Apollo Astronauts Did—and Dear God Was It Awful Ever since human beings have been jamming themselves into little metal canisters and shooting themselves off into space, there has been one thing everyone wants to know: how do you go to the bathroom? Sure, you can read about how it’s done, and for most people that’s enough. But not for me. I wanted...
20:00, 07/24/2019

How the Apollo Program Changed Our Understanding of What the Moon Even Is As the ancient planet Theia struck its glancing blow into Tellus, the planet that would become Earth, part of its mantle sloughed off into that of the planet it had struck, but some drove on past, pushing a layer of Tellurian mantle ahead of it like mud on the blade of a bulldozer. Still traveling w...
23:51, 07/17/2019

Mission Control restored 50 years after Apollo 11 NASA’s old Mission Control in Houston has been meticulously restored to the way it looked 50 years ago when two men first landed on the moon. It was last used for space shuttle flights in the 1990s. It opens to the public next week. (June 28)       ...
12:34, 06/28/2019

Apollo 11 Moon landing celebrated with new LEGO set To commemorate the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 Moon landing, Lego has partnered with NASA to create the LEGO Creator Expert NASA Apollo 11 Lunar Lander....
16:17, 05/30/2019

Apollo 11: The unofficial gaming universe canon It's the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 moon landing, and that makes us want to look back at the unofficial canon of the space program gaming universe.Read More...
06:34, 07/20/2019

You can own a flag from the Apollo 11 mission, if your pockets are deep enough We’re now just one month away from the 50th anniversary of NASA’s Apollo 11 mission to the Moon, and owners of some seriously sought-after space relics are putting their memorabilia on the auction block in the hopes of capitalizing on the hype. RR Auction is hosting the bidding for a num...
00:00, 06/22/2019

Science on safety of chlorinated chicken 'misunderstood' Government’s assurances that there are no health problems are misleading, say food policy expertsThe government has misunderstood the science on the safety of chlorinated chicken, a group of senior food policy experts has said.It has also failed to give watertight commitments that it would not be so...
14:51, 09/13/2019

Why Ian McEwan doesn’t see his latest novel as being science fiction What would the 1980s have been like if Alan Turing had lived? Ian McEwan talks about his exploration of a speculative past for AI in his novel Machines Like Me...
23:17, 04/28/2019

German AI professor wins top science prize Bernhard Schölkopf of the Max Planck Society was awarded the prestigious Körber Prize on Friday. The professor was honored for his work in the field of artificial intelligence....
07:01, 09/14/2019

The science of influencing people: six ways to win an argument Hidebound views on subjects such as the climate crisis and Brexit are the norm – but the appliance of science may sway stubborn opinions“I am quite sure now that often, very often, in matters of religion and politics a man’s reasoning powers are not above the monkey’s,” wrote Mark Twain.Having writt...
11:17, 06/30/2019

Thunberg: Trump should listen to climate science Swedish teen climate activist Greta Thunberg has a message for Donald Trump - listen to the science about climate change. (Aug. 28)        ...
12:17, 08/29/2019

No, this AI hasn’t mastered eighth-grade science Researchers at the Allen Institute for AI have engineered a brilliant mash-up of natural language processing techniques that gets high scores on Regents exam questions for high school science, but the software is not really learning science in the sense most people would think, it’s just counting wo...
09:00, 09/06/2019

The Cold War Project That Pulled Climate Science From the Ice A top secret US nuke installation in Greenland was supposed to end with 600 missiles aimed at the USSR. Instead it opened the door to a huge breakthrough in climate research....
21:17, 06/12/2019

YouTube science videos: The channels you should subscribe to Meet the science YouTubers Simon Clark, Inés Dawson, Simone Giertz and more who make videos spanning rubbish robots, Star Wars planets and hijacking a Bieber hit...
23:17, 04/28/2019

The science of senolytics: how a new pill could spell the end of ageing A simple treatment to stave off the health problems of old age could be available in five to 12 years. Here’s how it would workThe science of extending life is a subject of morbid fascination, conjuring the image of old billionaires being cryogenically frozen. But imagine if, instead of a pill you c...
18:00, 09/02/2019

How HoloLens is helping advance the science of spaceflight AR headsets haven't exactly caught on with the general public -- especially after the Google Glass debacle. Mixed reality technology has garnered a sizable amount of interest in a variety of professional industries, though, from medicine and educatio......
00:17, 07/21/2019

What the Science Really Says About Grilled Meat and Cancer Risk As backyard cookout season kicks into high gear, many people may be eyeing their sizzling burgers and dogs with suspicion. And for good reason: a number of studies published in the past two decades have turned up evidence that eating charred, smoked, and well-done meat could raise cancer risk—...
15:00, 06/25/2019

How to stop MS in its tracks – Science Weekly podcast Ian Sample visits Professor Richard Reynolds at the MS Society tissue bank to hear how research on brains of patients who died with multiple sclerosis is leading to novel insights and new treatments Continue reading......
08:02, 09/06/2019

Science Museum workers across England strike over low pay Below-inflation pay rises have left staff with 13% real-terms wage cut since 2010, says unionStaff at Science Museum sites across England have begun a 24-hour strike in protest over low pay.The action comes after the group’s directors refused to increase a below inflation 1.5% pay rise offered to mo...
21:17, 08/30/2019

How the Universe Came to Be: The Bible and Science Finally in Accord? For most of our history, scientists have primarily believed that the universe is eternal and unchanging. Aristotle in the fourth century BC asserted that the world is without beginning or end. But this view was not without direct opponents who believed the universe had a beginning. ...
00:34, 06/06/2019

Building a community for statistics and data science at MIT and beyond As a focal point for statistics at MIT, the Statistics and Data Science Center (SDSC) reflects the unique nature of statistics at MIT: steeped in cutting-edge computation, with both theoretical explorations and novel applications across departments and domains. As part of the Institute for Data, Sys...
21:00, 05/10/2019

How Wearing Sunglasses Actually Impacts Your Eyes, According to Science When most people think about sun-related damage, they probably worry about their skin. But the sun’s ultraviolet rays also pose a threat to a person’s eyes. According to a 2014 study funded by the U.S. National Eye Institute, part of the National Institutes of Health, UV radiation can da...
01:00, 08/27/2019

The science behind Andrew Luck's shock NFL farewell We often look at professional athletes with awe and envy, endowed with genetic gifts most can only wonder at possessing. But those gifts often come with a priceAndrew Luck is human, with tendons and cartilage that can tear and bones that can break. Though his skill might seem superhuman, his ability...
20:00, 08/26/2019

Waterfall illusion: the science behind why still objects sometime appear to move Humans are fascinated by visual illusions, which occur when there is a mismatch between the pattern of light that falls on the retina, and what we perceive. Before books, films, and the internet allowed illusions to be shared widely, people were captivated by illusions in nature. Indeed, it is here ...
17:51, 06/29/2019

Mars Science Lab launch delayed two years NASA's launch of the Mars Science Laboratory -- hampered by technical difficulties and cost overruns -- has been delayed until the fall of 2011, NASA officials said at a news conference Thursday in Washington....
20:00, 04/28/2019

How Rich Donors Like Epstein (and Others) Undermine Science MIT’s Media Lab, Harvard, Stanford, hospitals—they all take money from donors. Whether it's to truly help the world, or merely burnish a reputation, the money nevertheless bends the arc of the innovation universe....
20:17, 09/15/2019

The psychedelic science behind dreamy new Netflix hit, Maniac Emma Stone and Jonah Hill cavort in multiple roles in a show exploring the use of hallucinogenic drugs to treat mental trauma and psychological disorders...
20:00, 04/28/2019

RPS 2019 science photographer of the year – shortlist The shortlist for the Royal Photographic Society’s science photographer of the year competition will be exhibited at the Science Museum in London from 7 October until 5 January. The competition was open to all ages and levels of expertise and the winners will be announced on 7 October Continue readi...
20:34, 08/14/2019

Making a pickle-infused cake, for science Although I haven't had any formal training as a chef, I consider myself an above-average eater. So when I was presented with a whipping siphon -- the ruffian responsible for the foam craze that once plagued high-end restaurants and now appears in tre......
03:17, 05/05/2019

Mixed results for science in the US midterm elections A climate change denier is no longer to head House science committee, but Washington state voters reject carbon tax and Arizona blocks renewable energy boost...
20:00, 04/28/2019

Encourage Young Girls to 'Do' Science Rather Than 'Be' Scientists Today’s girls are seeing more images of women in STEM careers, and it’s wonderful. Right now, I’m looking at these illustrated posters of women innovators from the group Women You Should Know: there’s Maria da Penha, a biopharmacist and human rights defender; Mae C. Jemison, the first African Americ...
23:00, 06/17/2019

23 health and science books you should read this summer Flickr/Butz.2013 Each year, STAT publishes a list of summer book recommendations for those interested in health and science. This year's list includes "How to Change Your Mind," Michael Pollan's book on the the science of psychedelics, and "Vaccinated," a history of vaccines by pediatrician Paul A....
01:51, 06/26/2019

10 year challenge: How science and the world have changed The last 10 years have seen amazing advances in science and technology – and stark damage to the world we live in. Like a lot of people on social media we thought we'd take a look back at the last ten years in science and New Scientist...
20:00, 04/28/2019

‘Perhaps the most important isotope’: how carbon-14 revolutionised science The discovery that carbon atoms act as a marker of time of death transformed everything from biochemistry to oceanography – but the breakthrough nearly didn’t happenMartin Kamen had worked for three days and three nights without sleep. The US chemist was finishing off a project in which he and a col...
22:17, 08/10/2019

Oceans of Noise: Episode Three – Science Weekly During our summer break, we’re revisiting the archives. Today, Wildlife recordist Chris Watson concludes this three-part journey into the sonic environment of the ocean, celebrating the sounds and songs of marine life and investigating the threat of noise pollutionFirst released: 03/05/2019As wildli...
19:34, 08/23/2019

How to combat human trafficking with data science Modern slavery is unfortunately still part of our global reality, with more than 40 million people believed to be victims of human trafficking around the world. It’s up to governments, organizations, and society as a whole to battle this evil – and as we heard at TNW2019 Conference, data science can...
13:34, 05/10/2019

This Is Easily the Best Correction in Science Publishing This Month Science journalists around the world received one of the silliest corrections yet in our inbox over the weekend, and I would like to share it here with you.Read more......
09:17, 05/21/2019

Who can convince those who reject climate science? Maybe their kids Enlarge / Give kids something to talk about, and they'll take it home with them. (credit: Courtney Celley/USFWS) There are significant generational differences when it comes to opinions on climate change in the US. Students are more open to learning about this scientific issue without getting snag...
23:34, 05/08/2019

Don't miss: Armstrong, the science of music and codebreaking This week, check out the latest film on the moon landings, try some physics karaoke and visit the Science Museum’s display on codebreaking down the ages...
18:51, 07/06/2019

Apollo 11: 'The book that landed man on the Moon' could sell for $9 million The Lunar Module Timeline Book that traveled to the surface of the Moon with Apollo 11 astronauts Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin is up for auction later this week....
04:51, 07/16/2019

Apollo 11 installed an experiment on the Moon that is still working today NASA’s Apollo 11 mission broke new ground in a lot of obvious ways. Landing humans on the lunar surface was a huge accomplishment, as was the first (and each subsequent) moonwalk. But not everything about Apollo 11 is mere nostalgia for NASA, and as the Jet Propulsion Laboratory explains in a ...
03:17, 07/31/2019

Engineers restore audio recordings from Apollo 11 mission A team at the University of Texas at Dallas spent years digitizing old tapes of the conversations between mission control and the Apollo 11 astronauts....
18:00, 07/22/2019

Artefacts From First Apollo, Gemini Moon Missions to Go on Auction Nearly 200 artefacts from the NASA missions of 1960s and 1970s, including the Apollo and Gemini programmes, will go on auction on July 18 at Christie's New York....
11:00, 06/28/2019

'Whitey's on the moon': why Apollo 11 looked so different to black America The civil rights leader Ralph Abernathy called Nasa’s moonshot ‘an inhuman priority’ while poor children went hungryThe date was 15 July 1969. As the Saturn V rocket towered over the launchpad, about to send the first men to the moon, two dozen black families from poor parts of the south, accompanie...
07:34, 07/14/2019

Rockets, parties, astronauts mark Apollo 11 anniversary across U.S. The 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 mission -- the first time men walked on the moon -- will be celebrated with events, many in the places that helped make it happen, from Houston to Cape Canaveral, Fla....
16:00, 06/11/2019

Here’s the note Queen Elizabeth sent to the Moon with Apollo 11 astronauts Fifty years ago this week, on the eve of the historic Apollo 11 launch, world leaders were invited by NASA to send messages to the Moon. However, based on records at the British National Archives, it appears that the British royals were not enthusiastic about the endeavor right away. According to Th...
06:34, 07/16/2019

Watch NASA’s rebroadcast of the Apollo 11 landing and moonwalk right here The 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 landing is this weekend, and NASA has a whole lineup of awesome programming ready for all of us. Throughout the weekend NASA will be broadcasting both new retrospectives and replays of previous Apollo 11 coverage, but the real star of the show will definitely be...
08:17, 07/21/2019

Apollo 11: The songs astronauts listen to above Earth may surprise you The 50th anniversary of the moon landing on July 20, 1969 is approaching. Celebrate with this Spotify tracklist.       ...
14:17, 07/15/2019

Feds shell out a whopping $1.4 million for Apollo 11 celebrations The final bill for this week’s Apollo 11 anniversary celebrations is a sky-high $1.4 million. Federal procurement documents show the whopping costs for the 50th anniversary events this week in Washington D.C. to be exponentially pricier than a decade before, according to TMZ, when the 40th ann...
02:51, 07/21/2019

What part did computers play in the Apollo 11 moon landing? The long-running series in which readers answer other readers’ questions on subjects ranging from trivial flights of fancy to profound scientific conceptsIt’s often said that the Apollo 11 moon mission was accomplished with computers far less powerful than your average modern smartphone. But what di...
02:51, 07/24/2019

Restored Mission Control comes alive 50 years after Apollo HOUSTON (AP) — NASA’s Mission Control from the Apollo days has been meticulously restored to the way it looked 50 years ago. The control room at Johnson Space Center in Houston was last used for space shuttle flights in the 1990s. Friday’s grand opening culminates years of work and milli...
08:34, 06/28/2019

Apollo 11 tribute features projections onto Washington Monument The Washington Monument was turned into a 555-foot-tall movie screen Friday night celebrating 50 years since the Apollo 11 moon landing on Saturday. It included a true-to-size, 363-foot-tall Saturn V rocket. The 17-minute show was projected onto the monument three times Friday night. Three more sho...
01:34, 07/21/2019

"Who Knows Better..": Trump Pits NASA Chief Against Apollo 11 Astronauts President Donald Trump welcomed surviving Apollo 11 crew members Buzz Aldrin and Michael Collins to the White House Friday, using the occasion to tell his space chief he would prefer to go straight to......
06:51, 07/20/2019

Readers share their memories of the Apollo 11 moon landing The Post asked readers to write in with their tales of where they were on July 20, 1969 when Neil Armstrong set foot on the moon. From Yankee Stadium to the Mets locker room, from summer jobs to Vietnam, from foreign countries to new citizens, here’s a selection of some of the memories —...
17:17, 07/18/2019

What the Apollo 11 moon landing meant to America — and the world We have no accounts describing reactions to the first news of Magellan’s crew’s return, the signing of the Magna Carta, or the publication of the first book printed on movable type. More than likely, it was a day much like any other for nearly everyone. When humans first landed on the Moon, though, ...
17:34, 07/17/2019

Apollo space program spawned technologies, products still in use NASA has been erroneously credited with inventing a handful of things -- Tang, Velcro and computer chips, to name a few -- but America's space agency really is responsible for many innovations still in use....
09:00, 07/04/2019

Apple celebrates Apollo 11 anniversary with a new peek at For All Mankind The key art for For All Mankind. [credit: Apple ] As you've probably gathered from the Internet today, this is the 50th anniversary of the historic launch of Apollo 11. Tech giant Apple, wh...
16:51, 07/17/2019

Plans Detailed For First US Mission To Land On Moon Since Apollo The first American spacecraft expected to land on the moon in nearly 50 years will be an unmanned robotic lander built by closely held Astrobotic Technology Inc and launched in two years by United......
05:17, 08/20/2019

The Apollo 11 moon landing was a distraction from America's problems In researching my latest novel, I discovered how the sinister shadow of Vietnam and racial injustice followed the light of the great show in the skyOn a bright winter morning in 2014, I pressed my head against the glass of my bedroom window and asked a man who had walked on the moon to tell me about...
21:51, 07/19/2019

Apollo astronauts celebrate 50 years since first moon landing Three astronauts instrumental in the groundbreaking U.S. space program of the 1960s and 70s gathered at the Paris Air Show on Tuesday to celebrate the 50th anniversary of Apollo 11, the mission that first put a man on the moon....
20:51, 06/18/2019

Plans detailed for first U.S. mission to land on moon since Apollo The first American spacecraft expected to land on the moon in nearly 50 years will be an unmanned robotic lander built by closely held Astrobotic Technology Inc and launched in two years by United Launch Alliance's Vulcan rocket, the companies told Reuters on Monday....
23:17, 08/19/2019

Should we return to the Moon? Apollo astronauts give their thoughts Earlier this year, the Trump administration said America would send a manned mission to the Moon by 2024, a feat that was first achieved 50 years ago tomorrow. But as the date gets closer and political infighting continues to abound, the question begs to be asked — what do the astronauts think?...
22:17, 07/19/2019

Apollo 11: 'Most important manual' from Moon landing could be worth $9M British auction house is auctioning off several Apollo 11-related items, including the flight plan used on board and the Apollo 11 Lunar Module Timeline Book, a manual deemed to be the "most important manual used" to put "a man on the Moon." ...
18:51, 07/02/2019

Half a century after Apollo, why haven’t we been back to the Moon? Enlarge / Since Apollo, NASA's human spaceflight plans for deep space have been all hat and no cattle. Unlike this photo of two cattle in Johnson Space Center's Rocket Park. (credit: NASA) The 50th anniversary of NASA’s historic landing on the Moon—this Saturday, July 20th—provokes a decidedly bit...
14:51, 07/19/2019

ILM, Smithsonian, and Time release Apollo 11 landing AR experience Thanks to AR, you can now experience Apollo 11's historic moon landing from a first-person perspective, inside the cockpit or from the lunar surface.Read More...
23:34, 07/18/2019

Met Museum celebrates Apollo 11 anniversary with moon exhibit New York City's Metropolitan Museum of Art on Monday debuted a new exhibiting celebrating all things moon to mark the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 lunar landing....
01:17, 07/02/2019

7 new out-of-this-world moon books to celebrate Apollo 11 anniversary You can't go to the moon in person, but a good book can transport you there on the 50th anniversary of the Moon Landing.        ...
15:00, 07/18/2019

Met Museum's "Apollo's Muse: The Moon in the Age of Photography" preview The Metropolitan Museum's exhibit "Apollo's Muse: The Moon in the Age of Photography" explores how the moon has inspired art and includes astronomical instruments used by the Apollo astronauts....
01:17, 07/02/2019

NASA just released gorgeous new panoramas from the Apollo missions The 50th anniversary of NASA’s Apollo 11 Moon landing is just days away, and with it comes a whole bunch of retrospective content from the space agency. NASA has pulled out all the stops to ramp up hype for the big day (July 20th, if you’re wondering), but one of the coolest treats thus ...
03:17, 07/19/2019

The latest Google Doodle celebrates the Apollo 11 anniversary Google wouldn't let the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 moon landing go by without a Google Doodle. The company released its commemorative video Doodle today. The nearly five-minute animated clip follows Apollo 11 from launch, to the Moon and back,......
03:51, 07/19/2019

Apollo Global looking to buy $2.4B Hilton time-share operator Apollo Global Management has told time-share operator Hilton Grand Vacations it wants to buy the $2.4 billion outfit, and the company is considering its next steps, The Post has learned. Apollo, co-run by Leon Black, gave the Orlando time-share company three options: It could buy Hilton Grand at a p...
15:34, 08/20/2019

My time tracking Apollo 11 from a tiny island in the middle of the sea As Apollo 11 sped to the moon, the Earth turned behind it, and Mission Control in Houston would lose the ability to communicate directly with the spacecraft. NASA needed tracking stations — 14 in total, dotted around the planet — to keep in contact. As the signal to the United States was lost, it wa...
23:00, 07/17/2019

In photos: Apollo 11 historic moon landing 50 years ago 2019 marks the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 mission to the moon and man's first "moonwalk." Astronauts Neil Armstrong, Edwin "Buzz" Aldrin and Michael Collins journeyed eight days in space. Armstrong and Aldrin walked the moon's surface and conducted experiments. Collins piloted the command mod...
22:17, 06/17/2019

Apollo 11 review – a front-row seat for the moon landing Composed entirely of archive footage, this documentary invests the historic mission with a tense immediacyGiven that we all know how the mission turned out, this documentary about the Apollo 11 lunar landing shouldn’t be as nervily tense as it is. But the archive-only approach – unlike the 2007 pict...
10:34, 06/30/2019

Apollo 50 Festival: Washington celebrates the moon landing Space fans can learn all about the moon, Mars and NASA at a three-day event in the US capital. Whether you want to know about satellite imaging or be run over by a Mars rover — it's all there!...
23:34, 07/19/2019

Apollo 11 only made it to the moon through diabolically hard practice Before anyone had been to space, NASA simulated everything that could go possibly wrong – efforts that averted catastrophe as the Apollo 11 crew were about to land...
18:00, 07/08/2019

Apollo Moon Rocks Set to Solve More Puzzles, 50 Years Later For 50 years, research on these rocks has transformed our understanding of the moon, revealing the circumstances of its birth and the reasons for its mottled face....
14:17, 05/13/2019

The Greatest Leap, part 5: Saving the crew of Apollo 13 Video shot by Joshua Ballinger, edited and produced by Jing Niu and David Minick. Click here for transcript. As Apollo 13 astronaut Fred Haise floated in the tunnel snaking between the Lunar Module and Command Module, he heard—and felt—a loud bang. Around him, the two vehicles began to contort. T...
17:34, 07/20/2019

Apollo 11 review – stunning return to an incredible journey Featuring previously unseen footage, this electrifying documentary marks 50 years since the first moon landingSometimes gush is the only appropriate response and the amazingness never gets any less amazing. The 50-year anniversary of the Apollo 11 moon launch has now been marked by this fascinating ...
11:34, 06/28/2019

Experience the Apollo Missions With This Free Flight Simulator Windows: If you want to have an even more exciting Apollo 11 week, it’s easy to try out beautiful simulations of different Apollo missions on your PC—for free. All you need is the open-source application Orbiter and the Project Apollo add-on, which is a heck of a lot easier to manage than going to S...
23:51, 07/16/2019

An oral history of the landmark Apollo 11 moon landing President John F. Kennedy’s proposal to Congress in May 1961 to land a man on the moon before the decade’s end was met not with unified support, but resounding skepticism, borne out in a Gallup poll that showed 58 percent of respondents opposed to the lofty goal. So when Kennedy stood before 40,000 ...
21:34, 07/16/2019

Apollo 11 tapes bought for $218 may sell for millions after nearly being lost Tapes identified in 2008 as the only surviving original recording of the first moon landing in 1969 are to go up for auction in JulyWhen Gary George bought a truckload of videotapes for $218 from a US government surplus auction more than 40 years ago, he planned to sell them to television stations –...
18:34, 06/28/2019

Nixon’s secret speech if Apollo 11 mission had gone wrong President Richard Nixon, who delivered a message to Armstrong, Aldrin and Michael Collins after the successful lunar landing, also asked his speechwriter to write a contingency speech should something go wrong....
21:17, 07/16/2019

A guide to TV specials marking Apollo 11’s 50th anniversary The year 2019 has, and will continue to be, one of celebrating anniversaries — including the 50th anniversary of Apollo 11, which launched astronauts Neil Armstrong, Edwin “Buzz” Aldrin and Michael Collins to the Moon. On July 20, 1969, Armstrong became the first man in history to set foot on the mo...
14:02, 07/06/2019

Neil Armstrong's Apollo 11 spacesuit unveiled at Smithsonian The spacesuit astronaut Neil Armstrong wore during his mission to the moon went on public display for the first time in 13 years on Tuesday, at the Smithsonian's Air and Space Museum exactly 50 years to the day when Apollo 11 launched into space....
02:17, 07/17/2019

Apollo 11: 50 years on, the world celebrates the Moon landing On July 20, 1969, millions of people around the world watched on TV as Apollo 11 astronaut Neil Armstrong took his historic step into the pages of history....
14:51, 07/20/2019

The Fiver | Sprinting in slo-mo and frolicking in the surf with Apollo Creed Sign up now! Sign up now! Sign up now? Sign up now!After seeing his stand-in goalkeeper make the crucial penalty save to win a Super Pot on his first start for Liverpool, Jürgen Klopp couldn’t help but channel his inner Sly Stallone. “ADRIAN!” he roared down the camera in his post-match interview, m...
21:34, 08/15/2019

Spacesuits have been bulky since before Apollo 11. A skintight design may change that The iconic, but bulky, spacesuit worn by Neil Armstrong hasn't drastically changed in decades. A skintight design may change that.        ...
23:51, 07/19/2019

The Science Behind Nike's New ZoomX Vaporfly Next% Marathon Shoe At Sunday's London Marathon, Eliud Kipchoge will wear the ZoomX Vaporfly Next%, the latest installment in Nike's performance-boosting Vaporfly line of shoes....
19:00, 04/28/2019

Two tactics effectively limit the spread of science denialism Debunking the flat Earth is a relatively easy task. (credit: NASA) “Vaccines are safe and effective,” write researchers Philipp Schmid and Cornelia Betsch in a paper published in Nature Human Behavior this week. “Humans cause global warming. Evolution theory explains the diversity and change of li...
23:34, 06/27/2019

Boris Johnson challenged by Labour over climate science Rebecca Long-Bailey questions how much authority the government has on issueBoris Johnson has been challenged by Labour to clearly disavow his previous denial of climate science, after several other Conservative leadership hopefuls said they accepted the reality of the climate emergency.A dividing l...
00:51, 06/06/2019

Three Identical Strangers review: a good film about bad science What begins as a feel-good human-interest documentary about the dance of nature and nurture will leave you feeling very angry indeed - and much better informed...
20:00, 04/28/2019

Science says parents of successful kids have these 23 things in common Clive Rose/Getty Images Good parents want their children to grow up and do amazing things with their lives. While there are several factors that affect a child's development, most of it comes down to the parents. These factors and techniques are a great starting point for every aspiring great paren...
00:51, 05/24/2019

Science deals a setback to Obamacare's transgender rule As hard as the social justice movement tries to erase the meaning of words as we all know them, we're not quite there yet and the Trump administration's reversal of an Obama-era rule on healthcare demonstrated that on Friday....
09:34, 05/25/2019

Didn’t Major in Computer Science? This $40 Training Can Get You up to Speed You’ve still got time to get in on the bull rush of data science possibilities with the training from The Complete Computer Science Master Class Bundle. This massive 11-course package, an almost $2,800 value, is available for a limited time for only $39 from TNW Deals....
16:18, 09/17/2019

Insecure employment for postdoc researchers is leading to bad science Postdoc researchers like me aren’t considered university employees, even though we’re essential to research. This must changeBehind most of the technological advances we take for granted are brilliant researchers working long hours to complete experiments and advance our understanding. The backbone ...
14:17, 06/05/2019

A rocky road to science and diplomacy in the Middle East The SESAME synchrotron in Jordan is an ambitious scientific, political and social experiment — since way before it even started producing results. DW's Zulfikar Abbany spent a week in the Middle East to find out why....
03:51, 09/17/2019

Science could learn a lot from Mona Chalabi’s mischievous chart art Mona Chalabi's work is a compelling mix of illustration with a journalistic work ethic and a rigorous approach to statistics. The science and art worlds could do with more of this "TMI Queen"...
20:00, 06/04/2019

Science institute that advised EU and UN 'actually industry lobby group' International Life Sciences Institute used by corporate backers to counter public health policies, says studyAn institute whose experts have occupied key positions on EU and UN regulatory panels is, in reality, an industry lobby group that masquerades as a scientific health charity, according to a p...
06:00, 06/03/2019

Cross Section: Giles Yeo – Science Weekly podcast Why do some of us pile on the pounds, while others seem to get away with it? Hannah Devlin speaks to Dr Giles Yeo about some of the latest findings from the field of obesity research – from the role of our genes and how heritable our weight is, to how, as a society, we’ve become overweight and what ...
12:17, 07/05/2019

Computer Science Research Gender Gap Won’t Close for 100 Years Women and men are forecast to produce a similar volume of medical research by 2048, according to a new study. In computer science, that won’t happen until 2137....
17:34, 06/21/2019

Black holes: seeing 'the unseeable' – Science Weekly podcast Using a global network of telescopes, scientists have managed to capture an image of a black hole for the first time. Hannah Devlin investigates why it’s more than just a pretty pictureBlack holes have long featured in science fiction movies as dark swirling objects that swallow anything that dares ...
14:17, 05/01/2019

Super Awesome Science Show: Riding bikes On this week's 'Super Awesome Science Show,' we’re going to explore what has led to an increase in Canada's cycling population and how we might be able to become a cycling nation....
05:00, 08/28/2019

SpaceX will launch Bill Nye's science experiment into orbit A SpaceX Falcon Heavy rocket, the most powerful launch vehicle in the world, is standing on a pad in Florida ready to make the "most difficult launch" the rocket company has ever attempted, according to CEO Elon Musk....
19:34, 06/24/2019

How to find life beyond Earth - Science Weekly podcast As scientists at University College London announce the discovery of water in the atmosphere of a potentially habitable ‘super Earth’, Ian Sample explores our prospects for finding life beyond our own planet Continue reading......
14:51, 09/13/2019

A Decades-Old Computer Science Puzzle Was Solved in Two Pages With a stunningly simple proof, a researcher has finally cracked the sensitivity conjecture, "one of the most frustrating and embarrassing open problems."...
13:17, 08/04/2019

In Hong Kong, science of crowd counting comes into focus When Hong Kong residents took to the streets to protest a controversial extradition law on consecutive weekends this month, observers on all sides agreed the crowds were huge....
13:17, 06/20/2019

New science blooms after star researchers die, study finds The famed quantum physicist Max Planck had an idiosyncratic view about what spurred scientific progress: death. That is, Planck thought, new concepts generally take hold after older scientists with entrenched ideas vanish from the discipline. “A great scientific truth does not triumph by convinci...
06:17, 08/29/2019

There's science behind why parents leave kids in hot cars As more and more children die in hot cars every summer, parents, politicians and experts are scrambling to find ways to prevent the tragedies.        ...
19:51, 08/02/2019

Jeffrey Epstein Sure Had Some Extremely Disturbing Thoughts on Science Jeffrey Epstein—the billionaire investor facing charges of sex trafficking dozens of underage girls and who hobnobbed with the rich and powerful including multiple presidents—sure had a lot of thoughts about science. Specifically, disturbing ones concerning the viability of a plan to “seed the human...
21:17, 08/01/2019

Physicist breaks down the science behind 10 iconic Marvel scenes Turns out, there's a scientific basis for a lot of the movie magic seen in the Marvel universe, from "Iron Man" to "Avengers: Endgame." Dr. James Kakalios is a physicist and science consultant for films like "The Amazing Spider-Man" and "Watchmen." Dr. Kakalios examines the science behind 10 notable...
03:17, 05/04/2019

Anime's Bloody Nose Trope Isn't Backed By Science In anime and manga, when characters get excited—often sexually excited—blood dribbles or squirts out of their noses. But is this backed by medical science? Nope!...
20:34, 08/14/2019

Why fast fashion should slow down – Science Weekly podcast Science Weekly teams up with the Chips with Everything podcast to examine the environmental price tag of our throwaway culture and explore how technology could help the clothing industry follow a more sustainable model. Graihagh Jackson and Jordan Erica Webber presentAs the days get lighter, Britons...
14:17, 05/01/2019

Undercover cop ridiculed by students at Bronx Science while acting on tip The Bronx High School of Science welcomed an unusual visitor to its campus recently — and it wasn’t one of its eight Nobel Prize-winning alumni or a Harvard recruiter. It was an undercover cop, acting on a tip, the Department of Education confirmed. While officials said he spoke to administrators an...
06:00, 05/05/2019

Super Awesome Science Show: Ticked off by Lyme On this episode of the 'Super Awesome Science Show,' we talk about what Lyme disease is, how it's spread and how you can avoid getting bitten by ticks that carry the disease....
13:17, 06/18/2019

Pak Science Minister Says Pakistan Sent Hubble To Space; Gets Trolled Pakistan's Minister for Science and Technology Fawad Chaudhry was mercilessly trolled by Twitterati after he claimed that the Hubble Space Telescope was sent into space by the country's aeronautics......
12:17, 05/06/2019

Cancer and chemicals in Reserve, Louisiana: the science explained In the area closest to the local chemicals factory, residents face a cancer risk of 50 times the national average. So what’s in the air?St John the Baptist parish sits about 20 miles from New Orleans in southern Louisiana. Home to about 45,000 people, this predominantly black parish contains the US ...
17:00, 05/06/2019

Iran's uranium enrichment programme: the science explained The more enriched the uranium, the less is needed for a nuclear weaponIran has announced it has broken the terms of its nuclear deal for a second time by unveiling plans to enrich uranium beyond the levels allowed under the terms of the 2015 agreement. But how is uranium enriched?Fresh out of the mi...
13:17, 07/07/2019

How palaeontology got cool: Inside the revolution in dinosaur science Dinosaurs have won a huge following as new techniques revolutionise what we know about how they lived and even looked. How well are popular books keeping up?...
17:34, 06/29/2019

Tripping grad students over and over for science (and better prosthetic limbs) Prosthetic limbs are getting better, but not as quickly as you’d think. They’re not as smart as our real limbs, which (directed by the brain) do things like automatically stretch out to catch ourselves when we fall. This particular “stumble reflex” was the subject of an inter...
22:17, 06/20/2019

Are Paint Fumes a Health Concern? Here’s What the Latest Science Says If you’re one of the many homeowners considering using this summer to repaint your house or apartment, you might have been concerned to hear that, according to a just-published study in the journal Occupational & Environmental Medicine, women exposed to common paint chemicals at work are more ...
17:51, 07/05/2019

Good nature: citizen science trips and holidays in the UK Passionate about wildlife and nature? These surveys and activities offer volunteers a close-up of our fauna and flora while helping to safeguard the environmentForestry England’s Big Forest Find is the country’s largest survey of forest wildlife. Volunteers can download the free iNaturalist app, the...
15:34, 08/23/2019

How NASA Sold the Science and Glamour of Space Travel At the time of the Apollo 11 lunar landing mission, some Americans had reservations about the wisdom of reaching for the stars when troubles swelled on Earth....
07:17, 06/24/2019

Science of anger: how gender, age and personality shape this emotion What purpose does anger serve? Are men angrier than women? Can it affect our mental wellbeing? Science is beginning to uncover some of the answersAnger is the flash of fire that sparks in your brain when you feel you have been shortchanged. Perhaps a stranger has nipped into the parking space that y...
12:17, 05/12/2019

Earth's helium is running out and it has dire consequences for science Helium's essential for party balloons, but also for MRI scanners, physics experiments and space rockets. But supplies on Earth are getting dangerously low, warns Chanda Prescod-Weinstein...
17:51, 07/10/2019

Scientists strapped antennas to the heads of seals, for science Scientists studying the behavior of ice in Antarctica got some help from native wildlife in a new study that focused on the causes of massive holes forming in ice sheets. The research, which was published this month in Nature, attempted to explain the development of a huge gap in the ice in Antarcti...
00:51, 06/12/2019

A Breakthrough for A.I. Technology: Passing an 8th Grade Science Test Researchers at the Allen Institute have hit an artificial-intelligence milestone: a machine that is ready for high school science. Maybe even college....
13:34, 09/04/2019

Ebola's spread shows how science needs societies to succeed LONDON - The persistence of Congo's Ebola outbreak and its deadly spread to Uganda in recent days show how societal issues are as crucial as scientific advances in controlling disease outbreaks, specialists in global public health say....
11:34, 06/17/2019

Oceans of Noise: Episode One – Science Weekly podcast Wildlife recordist Chris Watson begins a three-part journey into the sonic environment of the ocean, celebrating the sounds and songs of marine life and investigating the threat of noise pollutionContrary to popular belief, and the writings of Jacques Cousteau, life beneath the ocean surface is not ...
07:34, 05/03/2019

Oceans of Noise: Episode Two – Science Weekly podcast Wildlife recordist Chris Watson is joined by award-winning sound artist Jana Winderen on a voyage around Norway’s Austevoll islands, aboard a research vessel recording the grunting of spawning codContrary to popular belief, or the writings of Jacques Cousteau, life under the ocean surface is not a s...
07:34, 05/03/2019

Computer Science Legend Alan Turing to Appear on New £50 Note in UK The Bank of England has announced that legendary British mathematician and computer scientist Alan Turing will appear on the new £50 note in the UK. Turing was chosen from thousands of names that were submitted by the public for possible inclusion on the British currency.Read more......
16:00, 07/15/2019

Lunacy: how science fiction is powering the new moon rush Fifty years after the first moon landings, a new generation of space travellers, from Xi Jinping’s taikonauts to Jeff Bezos, are racing to colonise our nearest neighbour. Is reality catching up with sci-fi?The moon is rising again above the horizon of the imagination, waxing into worldly relevance. ...
16:00, 05/18/2019

The science behind Extinction Rebellion’s three climate change demands Ministers are expected to meet with climate protestors next week, but what do they want? Rupert Read, of Extinction Rebellion, explains the group’s demands...
22:51, 04/28/2019

Dani Shapiro: ‘Science will bring an end to these family secrets’ As a young Jewish girl, Dani Shapiro always felt different. Years later she found out why… She reveals what she learned about family, identity – and the hard truths of DNA testsTake a look at your reflection. What do you see? Who do you think you are? When the writer Dani Shapiro was a little girl, ...
16:51, 06/09/2019

Ex-WWE star Ashley Massaro’s brain may be donated to science The brain of former WWE Superstar Ashley Massaro may be donated to a prominent doctor who researches chronic traumatic encephalopathy, or CTE, a condition associated with multiple head injuries, her lawyer told The Post on Saturday. Massaro, 39, best known as the winner of the 2005 WWE RAW Diva Sear...
22:34, 05/18/2019

A Breakthrough for A.I. Technology: Passing an 8th-Grade Science Test Researchers at the Allen Institute have hit an artificial-intelligence milestone: a machine that is ready for high school science. Maybe even college....
17:00, 09/04/2019

NASA Selects 12 New Lunar Science, Technology Investigations NASA has selected 12 new science and technology payloads that will help us study the Moon and explore more of its surface as part of the agency’s Artemis lunar program. These investigations and demonstrations will help the agency send astronauts to the Moon by 2024 as a way to prepare to send humans...
23:00, 07/01/2019

This is no time for hunches – we need evidence and expertise in science | Ian Chubb Nobody argues that science is perfect, but it has been an essential part of making us what we areThere will always be people who call for additional review or scrutiny of science when the results of a rigorous process don’t yield the outcomes they want. Effectively they want incontrovertible evidenc...
02:34, 09/04/2019

Google announces winners of its 2019 Science Fair Google announced the winners of the 2019 Google Science Fair, including an Irish teen who removed microplastics from water using ferrofluids.Read More...
22:51, 07/29/2019

What happens when we can't test scientific theories? – Science Weekly podcast String theory gained traction 35 years ago but scientists have not found any evidence to suggest it is correct. Does this matter? And should it be tested? Ian Sample debates this with Eleanor Knox, David Berman and Peter Woit Continue reading......
14:00, 06/28/2019

'Heartbeat' Bills Get the Science of Fetal Heartbeats All Wrong Anti-abortion laws lean on the heartbeat as a defining moment of aliveness. But at six weeks, it indicates little more than cells and electrical activity....
15:34, 05/14/2019

The 5 Coolest Working-Class Heroes in Science Fiction Science fiction isn’t just about the scientists, soldiers, and folks with superpowers. It’s also about everyday heroes—the working class, the people fighting to make a difference in their world....
00:00, 09/03/2019

Hitting the Books: Modern surveillance and 'the science of happiness' Welcome to Hitting the Books. With less than one in five Americans reading just for fun these days, we've done the hard work for you by scouring the internet for the most interesting, thought provoking books on science and technology we can find and......
22:51, 07/27/2019

150 years of the periodic table – Science Weekly podcast Nicola Davis invites Prof Brigitte Van Tiggelen and Dr Peter Wothers on to the podcast to look at how the periodic table took shape and asks whether it might now be in jeopardy Continue reading......
10:34, 06/21/2019

Science Museum’s Top Secret exhibition feeds spy-loving kid in us all From ciphers to cybersecurity, the child in you (and your children too) will love this amazingly detailed voyage into every nook and cranny of the secret state...
12:17, 07/29/2019

Oceans of Noise: Episode Three – Science Weekly podcast Wildlife sound recordist Chris Watson concludes a three-part journey into the sonic environment of the ocean examining the possible threats caused to marine life by noise pollution. In this final episode he looks at solutions and discovers an unlikely role for sound artists such as himselfAs wildlif...
07:34, 05/03/2019

He bet his career on 'Who Wants to Be a Millionaire.' He won big That August 16, 1999 fell on a Monday is of little significance except in the world of television, which quite unexpectedly experienced a revolutionary moment that night....
04:00, 08/17/2019

When your NFL career is over, try pro wrestling Part stuntman and part actor, pro wrestling isn't for everyone. However, the road from pro football to the WWE is full of stars, and more former NFL players could be on the way. If they can make it, that is....
20:00, 08/07/2019

Apollo 11 at 50: Space program transfixed Americans, changed pop culture Manned space missions since 1961 have influenced pop culture -- entertainment, architecture, fashion, consumer goods and language. The Apollo 11 moon landing was the pinnacle....
12:17, 06/19/2019

JoAnn Morgan was the lone woman at Apollo 11’s launch control She’s the lady who put a man on the moon. In a sea of male faces and black ties at the historic launch of Apollo 11, a lone woman can be seen at launch control watching history unfold: 28-year-old engineer JoAnn Morgan. “I hope that photos like the ones I’m in don’t exist anymore,” Morgan,......
16:17, 07/18/2019

To the Moon: Grumman, the company that built Apollo 11's Lunar Module Our fourth and final installment in our series is about Grumman, the company which built the Lunar Module (LEM) which made the historic manned landing on the Moon's surface on July 20, 1969....
19:51, 07/17/2019

Eat like an Apollo 11 astronaut at Houston's George Bush Intercontinental Airport To celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 mission, a special menu will be served at two restaurants at Houston's George Bush Intercontinental Airport....
18:51, 06/23/2019

How hot dogs ended up on NASA's Apollo 11 moon mission National Hot Dog Day falls on the same week as the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 moon landing, when astronauts consumed space sausages.        ...
00:34, 07/18/2019

They Were at Mission Control During Apollo 11. 50 Years Later, the Memory Still Moves Them to Tears The words spoken by astronaut Neil Armstrong when he became the first man to step foot on the moon — at 10:56 pm Eastern Time on July 20, 1969 — have since become one of the most famous sentences ever uttered. But NASA’s Mission Control staffers in Houston were moved by a different...
20:17, 07/16/2019

Baidu releases Apollo 5.0 with upgrades for ‘complex’ road scenarios The latest release of Baidu's open source software platform for autonomous vehicles development -- Apollo 5.0 -- boasts improved perception models.Read More...
19:51, 07/01/2019

NASA to unseal moon rock samples from the Apollo missions HOUSTON — Inside a locked vault at Johnson Space Center is treasure few have seen and fewer have touched. The restricted lab is home to hundreds of pounds of moon rocks collected by Apollo astronauts close to a half-century ago. And for the first time in decades, NASA is about to open some of the......
23:51, 06/26/2019

Prisoners of the Moon review – the dark side of the Apollo 11 story This unsettling documentary focuses on an engineer from Nazi Germany who was a key player in America’s lunar programmeThis considered documentary blends archive, original interviews and reconstruction to track down an ugly, sticky thread from the great tapestry of self-congratulation that is forming...
10:51, 07/04/2019

Apollo moon rocks shed new light on Earth's volcanoes Fifty years after humans first set foot on the moon, scientists believe rock samples collected by Apollo astronauts could help predict volcanic eruptions on Earth more accurately....
13:51, 07/17/2019

Watch CBS livestream the original 1969 Apollo 11 launch broadcast If you weren't alive to witness the historic Apollo 11 mission, CBS has the next best thing. The US broadcaster is livestreaming the original broadcast from July 16th, 1969, letting you relive it as many of us saw it originally -- corny commercials i......
18:17, 07/16/2019

Astronomers Think They’ve Finally Found the Lost Lunar Module From Apollo 10 A discarded Apollo 10 lunar module known as “Snoopy” has been drifting in space for the past 50 years, its location a complete mystery. Now, after a meticulous eight-year search, a team of astronomers suspect they’ve finally found it.Read more......
07:34, 06/12/2019

Astronomers Just About Certain They Found the Apollo 10 Lunar Module Floating in Space It’s always a good idea to do a real dry run before doing something big. Like, you’re not going to try and bust out your full interpretive-dance karaoke of Radar Love without trying it out in front of the mirror first, right? Of course not. The same was true for NASA and the Apollo moon landings. Th...
02:51, 06/12/2019

Watch Apple’s trailer for its show about the Apollo 11 mission, For All Mankind In March, Apple offered us a glimpse of the range of TV shows it’s launching with its new service, Apple TV+. You can get a taste of the upcoming content right now, with the trailer for the show, For All Mankind. Created by Ronald Moore (of Star Trek and Battlestar Galactica fame), the series is cen...
09:00, 07/16/2019

Buyout firm Apollo Global agrees to acquire Shutterfly Private equity firm Apollo Global Management LLC said on Monday it had agreed to acquire U.S. digital imaging company Shutterfly Inc for $2.7 billion, including the company's $900 million debt....
02:34, 06/11/2019

Apollo 11 flight director remembers historic mission to the Moon For many Americans, the first Moon landing serves as a historic -but distant- memory. Current generations learn about the event from parents or a textbook, but for flight director Gene Kranz the mission is personal....
04:51, 07/16/2019

U.S. should skip moon and head for Mars, Apollo 11's Michael Collins says Apollo 11 astronaut Michael Collins is glad to hear more talk about space missions to Mars, as the 50th anniversary of the historic first moonwalk stokes public interest in space....
13:34, 07/15/2019

A NASA Intern Bought Apollo 11 Videotapes for $218. Now They’re Going to Auction for Millions Three reels of videotape from NASA’s Apollo 11 mission described as “the only surviving first-generation recordings of the historic moon walk” will be auctioned at Sotheby’s on Saturday, the day of the moon landing’s 50th anniversary. The footage offers “unrestore...
15:00, 07/15/2019

8 Places You Can Visit to Celebrate Apollo 11’s 50th Anniversary This Week As the country prepares to celebrate the 50th anniversary of Apollo 11’s mission to the moon, a number of destinations with links to the historic journey are holding events to commemorate the occasion. From the Smithsonian National Air & Space Museum in Washington, D.C. to Kennedy Space Center...
16:17, 07/15/2019

Queen's message to the moon on show to mark 50 years since Apollo 11 National Archive documents reveal Buckingham Palace thought messages ‘a gimmick’While the world awaited the historic launch of Apollo 11 half a century ago this week, Nasa invited many heads of state and government, including the Queen, to send messages to the moon.Buckingham Palace may not have bee...
21:51, 07/15/2019

Computer from NASA’s Apollo program reprogrammed to mine bitcoin Enlarge / DSKY unit of the Apollo Guidance Computer in the National Air and Space Museum. Shirriff used a different unit that belongs to a private collector. (credit: Tamorlan) Among the many technological breakthroughs of NASA's Apollo project to land a man on the Moon was the Apollo Guidance Co...
08:51, 07/10/2019

Apollo astronaut Charlie Duke says he almost died on the Moon while fooling around Being an astronaut is a dangerous profession by default. Groups like NASA always put safety at the forefront of their various off-world missions, but accidents happen when you’re breaking new ground in space. As hype builds for the 50th anniversary of the very first Apollo Moon landing, everyo...
18:51, 06/28/2019

50 years after Apollo 11, don't let space become a landfill for equipment and satellites Much of what we launch into space never comes back. As it becomes more commercialized, we must manage space traffic and protect the space environment.       ...
12:17, 07/17/2019

Apollo 11 insiders remember history's most famous space mission: 'We had a job to do and we did it' A detailed description of what the launch and landing of Apollo 11 were like for many of the 400,000 insiders who worked on the most famous space exploration mission in history....
08:17, 07/17/2019

Apollo 11: Buzz Aldrin recalls the Moon's 'magnificent desolation' During a 2012 interview with Fox News Channel’s Neil Cavuto, astronaut Buzz Aldrin recalled the “magnificent desolation” he and Apollo 11 Commander Neil Armstrong witnessed when they landed on the Moon 50 years ago....
08:17, 07/17/2019

Humanity needs bold new space mission, Apollo legends agree A new, bold challenge in space exploration is needed to advance American prosperity and unite humanity with a common goal, a group of Apollo-era legends said Tuesday....
04:51, 07/17/2019

Apollo 11: CEO of rocket maker ULA recalls watching Moon landing on TV as a kid On July 20, 1969, United Launch Alliance CEO Tory Bruno was just short of his 8th birthday, living on his family’s ranch in the mountains of California near Lake Tahoe....
04:51, 07/16/2019

How a 'Moon Rock Hunter' Is Tracking Down Apollo Lunar Souvenirs Beginning with Apollo 11, which landed on the Moon on July 20, 1969, and ending with Apollo 17, in December 1972, US astronauts collected 842 pounds (382 kilograms) of rocks and lunar soil....
08:51, 06/17/2019

An Aerospace Engineer Figured Out How To Get Lego's Apollo 11 Lunar Lander To Fly It’s not quite as challenging as actually landing a pair of astronauts on the moon, but aerospace engineer and talented toy hacker Adam Woodworth has managed to upgrade Lego’s Apollo 11 Lunar Lander set with all the motors and electronics needed to make it actually fly and recreate that memorable la...
23:51, 07/05/2019

Apollo 11 astronaut returns to launch pad where first humans lifted off for the moon Apollo 11 astronaut Michael Collins returned to the launch pad Tuesday at NASA’s Kennedy Space Center in Florida where he flew to the moon 50 years ago along with the late Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin....
00:34, 07/17/2019

Oreos celebrate Apollo 11 anniversary with moon-themed cookies Oreo has debuted a new variety to mark the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 moon landing -- and no, the sandwich cookies aren't filled with green cheese. ...
04:34, 06/15/2019

Apollo 11: Smithsonian showcases stunning Moon landing artifacts On July 20, 1969, Neil Armstrong stepped from the Eagle Lunar Module and made his “one giant leap for mankind.” To celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 Moon landing, the Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum is showcasing a host of stunning artifacts from the epic mission....
23:00, 06/14/2019

U.S. should skip moon, head for Mars, Apollo 11's Michael Collins says Apollo 11 astronaut Michael Collins is glad to hear more talk about missions to Mars, as the 50th anniversary of the historic first moonwalk stokes public interest in space....
19:00, 07/15/2019

Watch astronauts reach space on Apollo 11's 50th anniversary Earth is about to mark Apollo 11's 50th anniversary in one of the most fitting ways possible: sending people to space on the same day. NASA's Andrew Morgan (shown at left), Roscosmos' Alexander Skvortsov and the ESA's Luca Parmitano are launching on......
00:17, 07/21/2019

NASA's method of paying for its giant rocket belongs in the Apollo era Contracts that leave NASA meeting all the extra development costs for its Space Launch System make no sense when firms like SpaceX offer fixed-price flights...
20:00, 04/28/2019

The Apollo 11 moon landing was everything Trump's nationalism is not | David Smith The president couldn’t resist remarking it was the anniversary of planting an American flag on the moon – but it was a human achievementBuzz Aldrin has described the “magnificent desolation” of the moon. On Friday he got more desolation, but it wasn’t so magnificent.Aged 89, the second man on the mo...
15:34, 07/20/2019

Apollo Global's Leon Black Addresses Epstein Relationship Apollo Global Management CEO Leon Black said he had previously used the services of financier Jeffrey Epstein, but that he doesn’t think the association with the jailed financier is impacting Apollo’s relationship with investors....
04:17, 08/01/2019

Private-Equity Firm Apollo Global to Convert to a Corporation Apollo Global Management said it would convert to a corporation from a publicly traded partnership, following peers such as KKR and Blackstone Group. Apollo also reported that its private-equity funds appreciated 4.6% in the first quarter....
15:00, 05/02/2019

Trump, Apollo 11 astronauts discuss merits of going to moon before Mars President Donald Trump praised the 1969 moon-landing mission as "one of the great achievements" in U.S. history in an Oval Office meeting with Apollo 11 astronauts....
00:00, 07/20/2019

Steve Lacy: Apollo XXI review – a casually confident kaleidoscope (3QTR) As a teenager, Steve Lacy released two albums with funk troupe the Internet, one of them Grammy-nominated; he also released a solo EP, and, often building beats purely on his iPhone, worked with Kendrick Lamar, Solange, Vampire Weekend and many others. He also became a Louis Vuitton model. At...
17:00, 05/24/2019

New Analysis of Apollo-Era Moonquakes Shows the Moon Could Be Tectonically Active Astronauts and Jeff Bezos-types hoping to set up shop on the Moon might have another challenge to worry about: moonquakes caused by tectonic activity.Read more......
22:00, 05/13/2019

Buzz Aldrin: 50 years after Apollo 11, here’s how we can make the next amazing journey On the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 mission, Buzz Aldrin appeared on "Cavuto Live" to discuss the historic mission and the United State's next phase in space exploration....
04:17, 07/21/2019

Don't miss: Apollo 11 recalled, mapping galaxies and a space thriller Catch a podcast about the first moon landing, read about the Milky Way’s crowded backyard, and play the part of an AI in a game set on a malfunctioning space station...
17:17, 05/18/2019

The Greatest Leap, part 6: After Apollo, NASA still searching for an encore Video shot by Joshua Ballinger, edited and produced by Jing Niu and David Minick. Click here for transcript. (video link) And then it was all over. After the drama of Apollo 13, the final four human missions to the Moon in 1971 and 1972 flew smoothly. With each successive, increasingly routine land...
21:34, 07/21/2019

Pence pledges return to moon at Apollo 11 anniversary event Emotion filled astronaut Buzz Aldrin on Saturday as he stood on the launch pad at NASA’s Kennedy Space Center — the exact same spot where his historic space mission blasted off 50 years ago. “Nostalgia came over me today,” Aldrin tweeted with a photo of himself standing on the concrete square alongs...
02:51, 07/21/2019

Apollo 11 space mission: Diabolically hard practice got us to the moon Before anyone had been to space, NASA simulated everything that could go possibly wrong – efforts that averted catastrophe as the Apollo 11 crew were about to land...
04:17, 07/19/2019

A national effort: Apollo 11 moon landing was made possible by 400,000 workers The Apollo 11 crew is etched in the history books, but it took an estimated 400,000 workers to make the moon landing possible.       ...
01:51, 07/15/2019

Warren compares herself, 'green manufacturing plan' to JFK and Apollo mission Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., suggested on Saturday that her plan to combat climate change was analogous to former President John F. Kennedy's efforts to put a man on the moon....
13:51, 07/21/2019

Lego is releasing an Apollo 11 Lunar Lander set for its 50th anniversary The 50th anniversary of the human race's first trip to the moon is fast approaching, and Lego is marking the milestone with a NASA Apollo 11 lunar lander set. It'll be available June 1st for $100....
22:00, 05/30/2019

Washington Monument turned into Saturn V rocket for Apollo anniversary The Washington Monument looked more like Kennedy Space Center this weekend, when a life-size projection of the Saturn V rocket that carried the first astronauts to the moon lit up the sky-scraping memorial. The display was part of show Friday and Saturday nights depicting highlights from the histori...
21:34, 07/21/2019

LEGO celebrates Apollo 11 with a lovely, bricky Lunar Lander The 50th anniversary of Apollo 11 and the first lunar landing is approaching, and there will be no shortage of fanfare — so why shouldn’t LEGO get in on the fun? This Lunar Lander set looks like a great way to celebrate the missions of the space program’s past, while the space station an...
17:51, 05/30/2019

LEGO released a new Apollo 11 Lunar Lander, and it looks pretty great LEGO's new set recreates the Apollo 11 Moon landing. [credit: LEGO ] We are now just a matter of weeks away from the 50th anniversary of Apollo 11 landing on the Moon, and the people at LEG...
15:17, 05/30/2019

Moon landing conspiracy theories: Why some think the Apollo 11 mission was fake Despite being heralded as one of the greatest human achievements ever, just half a century later 1 in 10 Americans still claim the 1969 moon landing was faked....
15:00, 07/22/2019

How live images of the Apollo 11 moon landing came via Australia – video When Neil Armstrong took his first step on the moon in 1969, more than 600 million people around the world tuned in to watch it live. Australia played a key role in getting those images from the moon to Earth. Glen Nagle, from the Canberra Deep Space Communications Complex, explains how tracking st...
01:17, 07/19/2019

Tommy Hilfiger and Zendaya rock the Apollo for NY fashion week Flares in full swing for designer’s hoop earring-adorned, 70s-themed collection Fashion’s love affair with the disco decade continued at the Tommy Hilfiger show at the Apollo theatre in Harlem, New York. The brand presented its second and final collaboration with the actor Zendaya and “image archite...
20:51, 09/09/2019

Astronaut Terry Virts: How Apollo 11 inspired my space journey Terry Virts was just a year old when Neil Armstrong took and Buzz Aldrin took their historic first steps on the Moon. A few years later, the epic Apollo 11 mission sparked a lifelong passion for space in the youngster, laying the foundations for his future career as an astronaut....
22:17, 05/01/2019

Facebook's local alerts will be available across the US Facebook's local government alerts could soon be an everyday reality for American users. The social network is expanding access to all eligible Pages in the US by the end of 2019, giving authorities across the country a way to spread urgent info. A......
23:34, 08/27/2019

Local pro Rob Labritz a cut above at PGA Championship Rob Labritz was emotional. He’d just walked off Bethpage Black after shooting a 1-under 69 in Friday’s PGA Championship second round, and thought he had blown his chance at making the cut with a devastating three-putt on his 15th hole of the round, No. 6. Labritz, director of golf at GlenArbor in Be...
10:00, 05/18/2019

Can local currencies help the environment? Many places around the world are looking for ways to become more environmentally-friendly. In the UK city of Bristol, members of the Green Party have introduced a local currency. Does it work?...
10:51, 08/13/2019

1 in 4 NYC local bus riders don’t pay the fare The MTA’s next stop will be the poorhouse at this rate. More and more riders are boarding city buses without paying the fare, according to new MTA data for the first quarter of 2019. The cheapskates run most rampant on local bus routes, where one in every four riders skirts the fare, representing a ...
03:51, 06/24/2019

SpaceX is launching slime into space to get kids interested in science In a partnership with Nickelodeon, SpaceX is sending a green slime to the International Space Station, where it plans to “slime a couple of astronauts” in hopes to get more kids interested in science....
20:34, 07/25/2019

Cross Section: David Spiegelhalter – Science Weekly podcast Prof Sir David Spiegelhalter has a passion for statistics but some argue this type of number crunching is losing its influence and its ability to objectively depict reality. Nicola Davis and Ian Sample investigate how significant statistics are in today’s ‘post-truth’ worldProf Sir David Spiegelhalt...
14:17, 05/01/2019

Get MATLAB-savvy & push the boundaries of data science with this $29 bundle Aerospace and defense contractors use it prototype and test control systems, while car makers use it to monitor and feed fuel intake systems, to name just a few examples. Get a handle on the power of MATLAB with The Complete MATLAB Programming Master Class Bundle, which is now on sale at over 90 per...
15:34, 07/01/2019

E.P.A. Broke Rules in Shake-Up of Science Panels, Federal Watchdog Says The Government Accountability Office found that the administration “did not consistently ensure” that appointees to E.P.A. advisory boards met federal ethics requirements....
22:51, 07/15/2019

U.S. tells cannabis companies not to advertise disease treatments without science The top U.S. consumer and trade regulator said on Tuesday it had warned three companies selling products infused with cannabidiol that it was illegal to advertise that such products could fight disease without providing credible scientific evidence....
20:51, 09/10/2019

Cross Section: Frans de Waal – Science Weekly podcast What can we learn from chimps when it comes to politics and power? Ian Sample meets the leading primatologist Prof Frans de Waal of Emory University to discuss good leadership and what we can learn from our closest living relatives. Continue reading......
08:34, 06/07/2019

Find Hundreds of Science Experiment Ideas in 'Scientific American' A big part of being a kid is building things, deconstructing things and, in general, discovering how things work—that’s why we buy those starter science experiment kits and toy microscopes to encourage their curiosity. But it’s easy to run out of ideas to keep them interested in science, especially ...
01:51, 08/20/2019

Teen climate activist to French critics: Listen to science Swedish teen climate activist Greta Thunberg has told lawmakers at France’s lower house of parliament that they need to listen to scientists on the issue of climate change and act now to avert a catastrophe...
18:17, 07/23/2019

Science fiction gets real: Asteroid-busting mission proposed Global warming, nuclear war, and asteroid hits. There are so many ways the world could end, but now NASA and the ESA are working on a trial to deflect would be Earth-shattering asteroids....
20:34, 09/04/2019

NASA Awards Contract for WFIRST Science Operations Center NASA has awarded a contract to the Association of Universities for Research in Astronomy (AURA) Space Telescope Science Institute (STScI) in Baltimore, Maryland for the agency’s Wide Field Infrared Survey Telescope (WFIRST) mission Science Operations Center (SOC)....
00:00, 07/02/2019

The Science Behind Tropical Storm Barry's Potentially Catastrophic Flooding If there is one thing you need to know about Tropical Storm Barry, it is this: The storm bearing down on Louisiana is forecast to be a flooding disaster. Read more......
02:00, 07/12/2019

Spider new to science named after fashion icon Karl Lagerfeld A newly discovered Australian jumping spider resembles Lagerfeld’s signature style, inspiring scientists to dub it Jotus karllagerfeldi.       ...
18:51, 07/02/2019

The Vagina Bible: Beating bad science on women's sexual health Top Twitter gynaecologist Jennifer Gunter's new book, The Vagina Bible, attacks the bad science and downright ignorance she believes bedevil women's sexual health...
12:34, 08/24/2019

NASA has selected three lunar landers to bring science to the moon Three companies - Orbit Beyond, Astrobotic and Intuitive Machines - have been awarded contracts by NASA to send landers to the moon’s surface in 2020 and 2021...
04:00, 06/01/2019

Trump linked video games with mass shootings. Here’s what science actually says During a press conference Monday, Trump tacked the blame for the shootings on video games, which, according to him, harbour a culture that celebrates violence....
23:00, 08/05/2019

Former Brazilian ministers slam budget cuts to science and technology A manifesto of 10 previous incumbents warned that drastic reductions in science and technology spending will undermine the country's competitiveness....
22:00, 07/03/2019

Ebola’s spread shows how science needs societies to succeed: experts LONDON – The persistence of Congo’s Ebola outbreak and its deadly spread to Uganda in recent days show how societal issues are as crucial as scientific advances in controlling disease outbreaks, specialists in global public health say. Medical scientists, prompted by a devastating West African...
21:00, 06/18/2019

Best deals on data science and analytics online courses for beginners Data has become an increasingly important part of our lives. It drives everything from your Instagram feed and Google Maps to Netflix recommendations and self-driving cars. So, it’s not hard to see why data analysts are so in demand; they practically keep the world spinning. But here’s the thing: de...
19:17, 08/19/2019

Science Applications awarded $41.8M for work on Navy missile systems Science Applications International was awarded $41.8 million by the U.S. Navy for the overhaul and repair of the MK-82 Director and AN/SPG-62 Antenna systems, both part of the AEGIS combat system suite....
02:51, 06/18/2019

The Guardian view on treating Ebola: science is the start | Editorial Researchers have developed and trialled drugs that can cure this deadly disease. The problem now is to deliver themThis week has seen a heartening triumph of medical science: Ebola is now curable, doctors say. The announcement is also a timely one. The outbreak in the war-ravaged territories of the ...
20:34, 08/14/2019

Why Is Tropical Storm Barry Such a Threat? The Science Behind the Brewing Hurricane Tropical Storm Barry, which is forecast to become Hurricane Barry as it hurls forward on a collision course with the Louisiana coast, has experts worried about potentially catastrophic effects, from storm surge to a potential breach of levees meant to prevent flooding. “The more information we...
16:17, 07/12/2019

Dark Patterns: the art of online deception – Science Weekly podcast Have you ever been caught out online and subscribed to something you didn’t mean to? Ian Sample has and so he tasked Jordan Erica Webber with finding out how companies play on our psyches to pinch our pennies and what we can do about it Continue reading......
23:17, 07/12/2019

War on science: Trump administration muzzles climate experts, critics say Whistleblowers and groups tracking agency decisions say administration is ignoring science and censoring expertiseThe Trump administration is disregarding science and expertise across a wide range of government work, as documented by whistleblowers and groups tracking agency decisions.Trump official...
14:00, 07/26/2019

Trial begins for student disfigured by science experiment gone wrong Former pupil Alonzo Yanes was in 10th grade on the morning of Jan. 2, 2014, when his chemistry teacher, Anna Poole, opened a jug of methyl to conduct a “Rainbow Demonstration,” the plaintiff’s lawyer said....
07:00, 06/11/2019

Opinion: Science guides UN actions to curb land degradation Forest fires, droughts, flashfloods and storms: Unusual trends are destroying lives and and making the public jittery because ignorance is no longer excusable, yet policy action seems too slow, writes Ibrahim Thiaw....
13:00, 09/03/2019

Soundscape ecology with Bernie Krause - Science Weekly podcast Do you know what noise a hungry sea anemone makes? Soundscape ecologist Bernie Krause does. Armed with over 5,000 hours of recordings, he takes Ian Sample on a journey through the natural world and demonstrates why sound is a powerful tool for conservationFirst broadcast on 15 June 2018Do you know w...
21:17, 08/30/2019

AP EXPLAINS: Science of uranium enrichment amid Iran tension NEW YORK (AP) — Iran made a veiled threat this week to enrich uranium stocks closer to weapon-grade levels amid rising tensions in the region. That would mean going beyond the level of potency allowed by the 2015 nuclear agreement with world powers, which the U.S. withdrew from last year. Tehran is ...
13:34, 05/16/2019

Climate activist Greta Thunberg to Trump: 'Listen to the science' Swedish climate activist Greta Thunberg said her message to President Trump would be to believe the climate is in danger because of human activities....
18:51, 08/30/2019

Top university split in row over erasing ‘racist’ science pioneers from the campus University College London may rename buildings to cut links to promoters of eugenicsThey were some of Britain’s greatest scientific pioneers. Based at University College London, they developed the first fingerprinting methods, the use of statistics in health and genetics research, early birth-contro...
16:34, 07/13/2019

U.K. charity warns no-deal Brexit threatens science, research The head of the country’s leading charity funding scientific research wrote that barriers to global collaboration must be minimized in Europe, where Britain’s “closest and most extensive science relationships are.”...
01:17, 07/29/2019

This breath sensor is built for keto dieters, and it has the science to back it up If you’ve searched Google for diet tips in 2019 you’ve almost certainly already heard of the ketogenic diet — or simply “keto.” Keto emphasizes low carb intake which pushes your body into a state called ketosis. Getting into (and staying in) ketosis is key to benefiting...
04:00, 07/13/2019

Is Science Broken? Major New Report Outlines Problems in Research A new report released this week by the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine is weighing in on a contentious debate within the science world: the idea that scientific research is fundamentally flawed, rife with published findings that often can’t be reproduced or replicated by ot...
11:34, 05/08/2019

Spanish economist, science TV show host Punset dies at 82 Eduard Punset, a Spanish intellectual known for his efforts to disseminate scientific knowledge through television, has died at age 82, his family has said...
15:00, 05/22/2019

Tana Joseph: The Hubble Space Telescope hooked me on science Astronomer Tana Joseph found her calling as a kid. She talks cosmic beauty, binary black holes and how even unlikely people can achieve something awesome...
13:51, 06/04/2019

NASA Brings Moon and More to Visitors at COSI Science Festival NASA will host a range of activities and demonstrations, including a virtual reality chair and Oculus Go trip to the Moon, at the COSI Science Festival Wednesday, May 1, through Saturday, May 4, in Columbus, Ohio....
22:51, 04/29/2019

Cross Section: Hiranya Peiris – Science Weekly podcast What happened before the Big Bang? This is one of the hardest questions scientists are trying to answer, but Prof Hiranya Peiris is not daunted by the challenge. Hannah Devlin invited Peiris on the podcast to discuss the origins of our universe Continue reading......
14:00, 05/24/2019

"Science Student" Akhilesh Yadav's Take On Failed Alliance With Mayawati Akhilesh Yadav, dumped by Mayawati after their alliance flopped in the national election, sought to explain it away as an experiment that had failed but had exposed weaknesses. Unlike the Bahujan......
11:17, 06/05/2019

Major science publisher bars Huawei from reviewing papers The US' effective ban on Huawei might have serious consequences for the scientific community. One of the largest science publishers, IEEE, has banned Huawei scientists from reviewing papers so long as the trade restrictions are in place. There are......
04:34, 06/02/2019

Fiji PM calls for Australia to 'unite behind the science' of climate change Fiji Prime Minister Frank Bainimarama called on Monday on Australia to "unite behind the science" and be far more ambitious in reducing greenhouse gas emissions that cause climate change....
18:00, 09/16/2019

Illegal drug classifications are based on politics not science – report Global Commission on Drug Policy calls for a reclassification of drugs including cocaine, heroin and cannabisIllegal drugs including cocaine, heroin and cannabis should be reclassified to reflect a scientific assessment of harm, according to a report by the Global Commission on Drug Policy.The commi...
13:00, 06/26/2019

Science has brought back the scent of a long-dead flower We've lost some parts of our natural world. Swathes of plants and animals have been consumed by evolution, shifting climates or the often-damaging expansion of humankind....
15:51, 05/24/2019

14 great science and tech books to give as presents this Christmas From the true nature of time to the world's most extraordinary brains to why you should ditch social media, Culture picks the best books to give this year...
20:00, 04/28/2019

'CBD lubricant is a bestseller': cannabis oil products are booming – but does the science stack up? It’s been hailed as a wonder ingredient, added to everything from ice-cream to hummus. But is CBD more than just a wellness trend?• Plus, high-street products put to the testLast month, Lisa Jenkins went for a walk alone around her local park for an hour, the first time she had done so unaided for 1...
14:34, 09/14/2019

School strikes are changing the world, says UN climate science advisor Students and adults all over the world will strike to protest climate change this Friday. UN science advisor Petteri Taalas says such action could help make progress at next week's climate summit...
04:51, 09/18/2019

Julianna Margulies hopes science deniers will pay attention to ‘The Hot Zone’ 'Topher Grace said it best —I don’t want to steal his thunder, so this is his quote. But he said, 'The Hot Zone' is a popcorn thriller until you realize it’s based on a true story, and then it becomes a horror movie,'' Julianna Margulies told Global News....
03:00, 05/28/2019

Florida appoints first chief science officer to take on climate crisis Tom Frazer plans to make water quality a priority in new role created by Republican governor Ron DeSantisTo say Dr Tom Frazer faces a daunting workload as he begins his new job as Florida’s first chief science officer would be an underestimation. From the increasing risk of ever stronger Atlantic hu...
08:34, 05/28/2019

Nike acquires Celect, adds to data science team Celect's cloud analytics platform enables retailers to optimize inventory across channels. Nike plans to use that data science knowhow for its Consumer Direct Offense strategy....
04:00, 08/07/2019

Vitamania: should we all be popping vitamin pills? – Science Weekly podcast With almost half of British adults taking a daily vitamin, Graihagh Jackson and guests examine our love of supplements - including recent announcments about fortifying flour with folic acidAlmost half of adults in Britain take vitamins every day and we spend more on supplements than painkillers. Thi...
14:17, 05/01/2019

Cross Section: Barry Smith - Science Weekly podcast Coffee is a drink adored the world over. But have you ever wondered why a fresh brew smells better than it tastes? Prof Barry Smith has spent his career pondering how the senses work together to produce flavour perception and so Graihagh Jackson invited him into the studio to talk tasteCoffee is a d...
14:17, 05/01/2019

Forensic science labs are on the brink of collapse, warns report Fears raised about miscarriages of justice and unsolved crimes A crisis in forensic science has brought some of the country’s largest private laboratories to the brink of collapse, risking miscarriages of justice, an inquiry has warned.The House of Lords science and technology committee has called f...
14:17, 05/01/2019

Life on Mars? Sorry Brian Cox, that’s still science fiction | Philip Ball The utopian vision of humans colonising the red planet to solve our energy and population crises is a misguided fantasyWho said this? “I’ve been having to say everywhere I go that there is no planet B, there is no escape hatch, there is no second Earth; this is the only planet we have.” If you’re a ...
16:17, 05/26/2019

NASA Investigation Uncovers Cause of Two Science Mission Launch Failures NASA Launch Services Program (LSP) investigators have determined the technical root cause for the Taurus XL launch failures of NASA’s Orbiting Carbon Observatory (OCO) and Glory missions in 2009 and 2011, respectively: faulty materials provided by aluminum manufacturer, Sapa Profiles, Inc. (SPI)....
00:34, 05/01/2019

Sotheby's 'Space Exploration' exhibit, auction timed to Apollo 11 anniversary Sotheby's this weekend will begin displaying items from the collections of astronauts involved in NASA's mission to land on the moon ahead of a planned New York auction later this month....
00:17, 07/13/2019

The Greatest Leap, part 4: Catching Apollo fever as a new NASA employee Video shot by Joshua Ballinger, edited and produced by Jing Niu and David Minick. Click here for transcript. As inevitably happens in August, a sweltering heat with the tactility of dog's breath had come over Houston when Raja Chari reported to the Johnson Space Center. Just shy of his 40th birth...
21:17, 07/19/2019

Ta-Nehisi Coates Named Apollo Theater’s Inaugural Artist-in-Residence On Monday, the Apollo Theater announced that Ta-Nehisi Coates—the critically acclaimed writer who recently presented his case for reparations during a riveting Congressional testimony—has been named its inaugural Artist-in-Residence....
07:00, 07/02/2019

NVIDIA revamps Moon landing recreation in time for Apollo 11's 50th You knew NVIDIA couldn't resist reviving its GPU-based Apollo 11 recreation for the Moon landing's 50th anniversary. Sure enough, the tech firm has updated the demo to take advantage of its RTX ray tracing technology, allowing a more faithful rendit......
18:00, 07/19/2019

NASA names new Moon landing program Artemis after Apollo's sister Half a century after NASA sent men to the moon under project " Apollo ," the space agency is now working to land men — and women — on the lunar surface as part of its "Artemis" program....
14:34, 05/15/2019

Moon landing: Sotheby’s auctioning Apollo 11, space-travel relics The only surviving first-generation tapes of the Apollo 11 moon landing are expected to fetch a seven-figure sum when they go up for auction on Saturday at Sotheby’s — but they’re far from the only Space Age relics hitting the block. Also up for grabs is a component called a boost cover ...
23:00, 07/17/2019

NASA will finally let scientists play with Moon rocks from the Apollo campaign It’s been a while since NASA astronauts last explored the lunar surface. During the Apollo missions which first saw man set foot on another astronomical body, the brave space travelers brought back more than their fair share of artifacts when they returned to Earth. Now, after decades of waiti...
23:34, 06/26/2019

EESL Partners With Apollo Hospitals to Install Public Charging Stations Energy Efficiency Services Limited (EESL), a joint venture of PSUs under the Ministry of Power has announced its first partnership with the private sector. The world's largest public energy services......
21:34, 08/18/2019

Apollo in talks to finance Dish Network bid for T-Mobile and Sprint assets The talks between Apollo and Dish demonstrate private equity interest in the wireless business as regulators are pushing to create a viable fourth U.S. wireless competitor, even as the nation's third- and fourth-largest carriers are combining....
09:17, 06/15/2019

Archival footage, audio immerses viewers in Apollo: Missions to the Moon Walter Schirra in Command Module on Apollo 7. [credit: NASA/National Archives and Records Administration ] This year makes the 50th anniversary of the first manned lunar landing, so natural...
02:17, 07/08/2019

Apollo 11: Never-before-seen video reveals lunar samples were searched for signs of life As the 50th anniversary of the historic Apollo 11 Moon landing nears, NASA has released never-before-seen footage of scientists checking the lunar samples that were brought back for signs of life...
16:34, 07/18/2019

TIME Launches Space Newsletter Ahead of the 50th Anniversary of Apollo 11 On July 12, TIME is launching a new weekly space newsletter, to be published each Friday, analyzing space exploration, spaceflight, and the aerospace business. TIME has been at the forefront of space reporting for decades, dating back to groundbreaking coverage of NASA’s Mercury, Gemini and Ap...
18:17, 07/08/2019

Ben Shapiro: America 'less ambitious' about space travel in 50 years since Apollo 11 launch On the 50th anniversary of Apollo 11's liftoff, America appears less ambitious to explore space than it did when the shuttle blasted off, according to Ben Shapiro....
08:00, 07/17/2019

Breathtaking Simulation Recreates Neil Armstrong’s View of the Apollo 11 Landing Choppy video taken by a camera next to Buzz Aldrin’s window is the only visual record we have of the first Moon landing. Using archival data and new high-res images, a team from NASA has recreated the Apollo 11 landing, showing Neil Armstrong’s perspective for the very first time.Read more......
06:00, 07/18/2019

50 years after Apollo 11, Neil Armstrong's sons describe the day their dad walked on the Moon On July 20, 1969, Neil Armstrong’s sons Mark and Rick were at the family home in Houston watching on TV as their father stepped off the Eagle lunar module and into the pages of history....
16:34, 06/14/2019

NASA to open moon rock samples sealed since Apollo missions HOUSTON (AP) — For the first time in decades, NASA is about to open some pristine samples of moon rocks and dirt collected by Apollo astronauts. Hundreds of pounds of moon rocks are locked up at Johnson Space Center in Houston. Lab workers are preparing to give some of the samples to scientists for ...
08:00, 06/26/2019

With Artemis, NASA at risk of repeating Apollo mistakes, scientist warns Enlarge / The surface of the Moon as seen from Apollo 11 while in lunar orbit. (credit: NASA) In the nearly five months that have passed since Vice President Mike Pence directed NASA to return humans to the Moon by 2024, the space agency has made significant progress toward that goal. During thi...
23:00, 08/21/2019

Apollo 11: How 'dumb luck' saved iconic Moon photos from being destroyed The Apollo 11 Moon landing produced some of the most iconic photographs ever taken. However, a processing glitch in Houston when the films were returned to Earth nearly caused a “photographic catastrophe” of truly epic proportions....
18:00, 07/26/2019

Apollo 11 site should be granted heritage status, says space agency boss Prof Jan Wörner says coming flurry of activity may make lunar protection more urgentTranquility base, the spot where humans first set foot on the moon, should be granted special heritage status and protected against damage from future visitors and missions, according to the head of the European Spac...
13:00, 07/19/2019

NASA intern paid $218 for Apollo 11 tapes — but they could fetch millions at auction A former NASA intern hopes to turn one small stash of videotapes into one giant payday when the only surviving original recording of Neil Armstrong setting foot on the moon will be auctioned. Gary George was a college student in 1976 when he bought more than 1,100 videotape reels from the space agen...
21:17, 07/01/2019

Apollo 11's 50th anniversary evokes glory, regret in space travel Fifty years after Apollo 11 astronauts were first to walk on the moon, the United States and the world are celebrating the historic achievement, while many also lament that moon missions ended decades ago....
19:17, 06/10/2019

CBS News is Livestreaming the Original Apollo 11 Launch Broadcast in Real Time Right Now CBS News is currently livestreaming its original broadcast from fifty years ago, when the original Apollo 11 crew launched from Kennedy Space Center in Florida to put the first humans on the Moon.Read more......
16:51, 07/16/2019

Apollo 11 astronaut Buzz Aldrin complains about current U.S. lunar ability When President Donald Trump asked Buzz Aldrin, the second human ever to walk on the moon, what he thought about the United States' current ability to operate in space 50 years after the Apollo 11 mission, the ex-astronaut had a ready response....
04:51, 07/20/2019

First of 15 replicas of Neil Armstrong's Apollo 11 spacesuit unveiled at Nationals Park The Smithsonian's National Air and Space Museum on Tuesday unveiled the first of 15 life-sized statues of Neil Armstrong's spacesuit from his historic walk on the moon. The resin statue was put on view at Nationals Park....
08:17, 06/05/2019

Exclusive: Buyout firm Apollo Global in the lead to acquire Shutterfly Private equity firm Apollo Global Management LLC is in the lead to acquire Shutterfly Inc after making the highest offer for the U.S. digital imaging company, people familiar with the matter said on Monday....
15:00, 06/10/2019

Apollo veteran overwhelmed by restored mission control—“I hear the voices” Gene Kranz returned to his second home last Friday, the Apollo Mission Control room. [credit: NASA ] Last week, NASA unveiled a restored Apollo Mission Control room at Johnson Space Center. ...
02:17, 07/02/2019

The Greatest Leap, part 1: How the Apollo fire propelled NASA to the Moon Video shot by Joshua Ballinger, edited and produced by Jing Niu and David Minick. Click here for transcript. Seated in Mission Control, Chris Kraft neared the end of a tedious Friday afternoon as he monitored a seemingly interminable ground test of the Apollo 1 spacecraft. It was January 1967, an...
00:34, 07/17/2019

Real Housewives of Atlanta's Apollo Nida Released From Prison After 5 Years Apollo Nida is one step closer to complete freedom. E! News can confirm the former Real Housewives of Atlanta star was released from prison at the Fort Dix Correctional......
22:34, 06/04/2019

Apollo 11 astronauts receive buttery tribute at Ohio State Fair You've probably heard the moon described as looking like it's made of cheese, but a team of artists in Ohio took the dairy connection to the next level....
23:51, 07/25/2019

Apollo 11 Astronaut Buzz Aldrin Complains About Current US Lunar Ability When US President Trump asked Buzz Aldrin what he thought about the United States' current ability to operate in space 50 years after the Apollo 11 mission, the ex-astronaut had a ready response....
08:34, 07/20/2019

How to Find Your Career Path Starting at a young age, most of us are questioned about what we want to be “when we grow up,” as if we should all have some singular career goal that we work towards our entire life. Unfortunately, it’s a little more complicated than that. And unlike previous generations, many people don’t take a j...
20:51, 07/15/2019

Pay what you want for these AWS eBooks and kickstart a new career Since the average certified AWS architect is earning about $130,000 a year, you can start down the road of this lucrative career path with the training in The Complete Amazon Web Services eBook Bundle, available now at any price you want to pay....
17:51, 07/22/2019

Tiger's career by the numbers It was never meant to happen. And yet, it did. It was the major victory many had long since accepted would never happen again -- 3,955 days after his last major triumph....
19:17, 05/13/2019

What Should I Buy to Kickstart My ChumpCar Career? I’ve decided it’s about time I put my money where my mouth is. I can talk all kinds of trash about race car drivers, but I don’t exactly have a ton of experience myself. So I’ve decided I’m going to kickstart my ChumpCar career—and I want y’all to tell me what car I should buy....
02:00, 05/29/2019

How to Cope With a Declining Career Your career is probably going to peak 10-20 years before you retire. After that, you’re likely to reach the unhappiest point in your adult life. If you’re not ready for it, the late-career decline can unsettle you and make it much harder to transition into retirement, or even retire at the age you p...
21:00, 07/05/2019

This is the job with the ‘best career opportunities’ according to Glassdoor Want to get ahead? Most people want a job that allows them to advance, learn new skills and earn more money. It’s the $112,000 question: How can you have both? Is there a job out there that gives you a six-figure income, and all of that too? As unemployment hovers a 49-year low, there are......
12:34, 08/16/2019

Local Columnist Woefully Out Of His Element One possible explanation for the existence of this Albany (Georgia) Herald column, in which Carlton Fletcher fields all the questions a “female person” might have watching her first baseball game, could be that it was accidentally sucked through a wormhole decades ago and finally reappeared on Sept....
09:51, 09/19/2019

Rat BBQ, a local delicacy is available in a few places in Cambodia Barbecued field rats are not everybody's idea of a tasty treat, but in Cambodia's rural Battambang province they are popular as a cheap, quick snack.        ...
22:00, 08/15/2019

Review: Can This Marriage Be Saved (at the Local Pub)? “State of the Union,” a TV series in 10-minute servings, offers Rosamund Pike and Chris O’Dowd as a couple who self-therapize over white wine and ale....
00:34, 05/06/2019

What Should I Do If I Don't Trust My Local Dealer to Service My New Car? As Jalopnik’s resident car buying expert and professional car shopper, I get emails. Lots of emails. I’ve decided to pick a few questions and try to help out. This week we are discussing service issues on brand new cars, what to fix before you sell, and the risks of buying a car from a salvage auc...
22:17, 06/14/2019

Barnes & Noble CEO Wants It to Be Your Local Bookstore Barnes & Noble’s new chief executive wants to run America’s largest bookstore chain more like a collection of 627 independent stores, in the wake of the company’s acquisition by hedge fund Elliott Management....
19:34, 08/08/2019

Local salon honors first responders TUCSON – A local salon is honoring first responders on Wednesday. Salon 520 Beauty Lab, 7215 E. 22 St. #151, invites all police officers, firefighters, and other first responders to get a free haircut. The salon will be open until 6 p.m. ATTENTION!!! All Police, Fire receive FREE HAIR cut on 09/...
00:34, 09/12/2019

What's the Coolest Thing About Your Local Library? There are libraries where you can borrow puppets, instruments, telescopes, framed art, a necktie for a job interview, or even seeds to plant. Libraries host talks, concerts, story time, workshops, and classes; they distribute books, magazines, newspapers, DVDs, even video games. They might host a pa...
18:17, 06/10/2019

How to Find Your Local and External IP Address Your device’s IP address is a critical piece of information that you probably don’t think about very much. You’ll occasionally need it for some network-related setups (if you’re trying to punch a hole in your network to access the contents of your NAS box, run a web server, or connect to your home-g...
16:00, 05/13/2019

Local Can Be Lucrative in a Bear Market In a bull market, investment and business opportunities seem to be everywhere, to the point they're almost hard to miss. Bear markets, on the other hand, are more challenging. Even so, the opportunities are there -- if you know where to look....
06:17, 06/04/2019

A local’s guide to Stockholm: 10 top tips Sweden’s capital comes alive in summer, with its archipelago of stunning islands perfect for boat trips and swimming, not to mention a buzzing food sceneThe Stockholm archipelago is surrounded by clean waters, so the wild bathing opportunities are numerous. A good spot in the actual city is Långholm...
09:51, 07/15/2019

Greek conservatives win big in local elections Greeks have returned to the ballot box after the ruling Syriza party suffered a crushing defeat in elections to the European Parliament. Candidates for the New Democracy Party have won 12 of the country's 13 regions....
07:34, 06/03/2019

Dying Gasp of One Local Newspaper The Warroad Pioneer, a pillar of its small Minnesota town, ended its 121-year run with bloody marys, bold type and gloom about the void it would leave behind....
11:17, 08/01/2019

A local’s guide to Prague: 10 top tips Nearly 30 years on from the Velvet Revolution, the Czech capital is still evolving, epitomised by its new cultural attractions and diverse food and drinkPrague’s foodie scene is diversifying, with delicious Georgian cooking, which has a rising but still bafflingly low global profile, gaining popular...
03:17, 06/04/2019

See if a Book You're About to Buy is Available at Your Local Library Using This Extension If you find yourself browsing Amazon looking for your next good read, the extension Library Extension might potentially help you save a little cash by letting you read that same book for free....
22:34, 05/12/2019

Australian natural disasters minister's complete about face: 'I believe in climate science' David Littleproud’s comments to parliament entirely at odds with earlier statement to Guardian AustraliaAustralia’s minister responsible for drought and natural disasters, David Littleproud, now says he accepts the science on manmade climate change, and “[I] always have”.Littleproud’s comments to th...
11:00, 09/12/2019

Coco Gauff took a science test just before qualifying for Wimbledon. She's now an international sensation Before she could seriously think about a sensational debut at Wimbledon and beat one of her idols, 15-year-old American Cori "Coco" Gauff had to qualify for the tourney -- even while fitting in an 11 p.m. exam....
18:17, 07/02/2019

Watch: NASA astronauts build gorgeous zero-gravity fires for science Astronauts aboard the International Space Station (ISS) are tasked with conducting hundreds of experiments, but perhaps none are as pretty as recent efforts to shape fire in zero gravity conditions. The big idea behind the beautiful balls of fire is figure out how to make terrestrial flames more eff...
02:01, 09/12/2019

HBO’s new Chernobyl mini-series shows how good science is undermined by secrecy Chernobyl (2019) | Official Trailer | HBO When reactor four at the Chernobyl nuclear plant exploded in April 1986 outside of Pripyat, Ukraine, the whole world watched in horror as tidbits of information leaked out of the tightly controlled Soviet Union. But conflicting official and scientific repo...
19:17, 05/06/2019

"Unite Behind Science, Take Real Action": Climate Activist Greta Thunberg A 16-year-old Swedish climate activist demanded Wednesday that Congress "listen to the scientists" who were sounding the alarm on the threat of global warming....
08:51, 09/19/2019

Northrop Grumman Heads to Space Station with New NASA Science, Cargo Northrop Grumman's Cygnus spacecraft is on its way to the International Space Station with about 7,600 pounds of science investigations and cargo after launching at 4:46 p.m. EDT Wednesday from NASA’s Wallops Flight Facility in Virginia....
21:34, 04/28/2019

Profiles in Science: How Do You Find an Alien Ocean? Margaret Kivelson Figured It Out For forty years, the physicist at U.C.L.A. has been uncovering the outer solar system’s secrets. Few scientists know more about the mysteries of Jupiter and its icy moons....
20:51, 04/28/2019

Don't miss: Making science happen, a mega-collider and a hypnotic game Peek behind the scenes of the lab at London's Francis Crick Institute, hear all about the proposed particle accelerator at CERN and play a new video game...
00:34, 04/29/2019

Student injured in science class recalls ‘hopelessly burning alive’ “I saw flashes of blue and orange. I heard my classmates go, ‘Whoa!’ and scream, said Alonzo Yanes — appearing publicly for the first time since the horror....
09:17, 06/19/2019

Kerbal Space Program 2 Will Have Real Science Underlying Its Wacky Spaceships One generally accepted idea about outer space is that it’s really, really hard to get there. It took pretty much the whole of human existence for any of us hairless apes to sail among the stars, and we basically had to break the concept of physics to make it happen. That in mind, the developers of K...
09:34, 09/07/2019

'UFOs' are coming out of black holes and altering galaxies forever: 'It's all very new science' Black holes are still a mysterious force of spacetime, with the first image of one having been released just a few short months ago. Now, a new study suggests that "UFOs" are coming out of them, helping to reshape galaxies along the way....
04:34, 08/21/2019

Engaging women and girls in science ‘vital’ for Sustainable Development Goals Boosting the number of women and girls entering careers involving STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths) is vital to achieving the Sustainable Development Goals, UN chief António Guterres said on Monday, in a message to mark the International Day of Women and Girls in Science....
20:00, 04/28/2019

Olympics: Alternative organization for Tokyo boxing 'not rocket science' - Bach Olympic chief Thomas Bach believes an alternative organization could run the boxing competition at next year's Tokyo Olympics if recognition is withdrawn from the sport's amateur governing body AIBA....
10:51, 05/04/2019

TDK launches $50 million corporate venture fund for material science technologies TDK has established TDK Ventures, a $50 million corporate VC fund that will invest in early-stage startups in material science, energy, and chips.Read More...
19:51, 07/01/2019

Margaret Atwood's The Testaments' anti-science world is a grim warning Thirty four years after The Handmaid’s Tale and a hit TV show later, Margaret Atwood’s intriguing sequel, The Testaments, highlights the power of narrative...
17:51, 09/10/2019

Professor Brian Cox review – science and hair combine in arena spectacular First Direct Arena, LeedsUniversal: Adventures in Space and Time is a jaw-dropping reminder that human life is both irrelevant and hugely preciousThere are loads of mind-boggling facts in Brian Cox’s two-and-a-half-hour arena show. That our nearest neighbouring galaxy, Andromeda, is 2.5m light years...
14:51, 09/13/2019