The USA's newest weather satellite — GOES-16 — has sent back its first images of our planet, federal …
weather satellite
Scientists have clarified that toroidal magnets can also look for axions, one of the particle candidates for the …
dark matter
The wolf-size otter lived in a shallow swamp surrounded by thick vegetation. Credit: Mauricio Antón …
Size Otter
Imagine you are standing in a freezer. Advertisement You look at an ice cube. “Ah, a solid, yes, this makes a lot of sense to me,” you think. But suddenly, it begins to melt. “Did someone turn …
Freezing Point
A team of astronomers has discovered seven distinct groups of dwarf galaxies with just the right …
galaxies
Earth has some battle scars from back in the day. When the solar system was still young and wild, roughly 4 billion years ago, Earth, its Moon, and Mars were attacked by a series of …
Earth
Roughly 466 million years ago, something huge exploded in space and sent shrapnel raining down on Earth. It was the biggest such cataclysm to happen in our celestial neighborhood in some 3 …
Earth
Army Maj. Gen. Cedric Wins, commanding general of the U.S. Army Research, Development and Engineering Command, tries out a HoloLens headset during a vist to the Army Research …
Army Research
In yet another episode of man versus machine, an artificial intelligence developed by Carnegie Melon University has been absolutely dismantling a team of professional poker players, …
Artificial intelligence
(CNN)Weather imagery from space just took a giant leap from standard definition to Ultra HD. The very first high-resolution images from the newest weather satellite, GOES-16 -- formerly called …
GOES
Two years after putting its first rover on the moon, China says it will launch a mission to bring lunar samples back to Earth late this year. As it plans that mission, China's space agency is also …
China
The taste of wine arises from a symphony of compounds that are assembled as yeast ferment the must from grapes. But much of what happens in this process remains obscure. Now a team of …
nitrogen
Non-indigenous species (NIS) are harming indigenous species and habitats in the Mediterranean Sea, impairing potentially exploitable marine resources and raising concern about human …
Mediterranean Sea
NASA recently released a series called the “Images Of Change” which reveal how our world has changed over the past 30 years. The series provides a comparison of satellite images that …
Images