Most advanced space weather radar in the world to be built in the Arctic
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The most advanced space weather radar in the world is to be built in the Arctic by an international partnership including the UK, thanks to new investment, in the region of £4 to £6m from NERC.
NASA's twin study investigates metabolites
30 minutes ago
You may think you're just an average Joe, but according to your metabolomics data your body is percolating some expressive information about your daily life.
Scientists 'excited' by observations suggesting formation scenarios
13 hours ago
Physicists have described how observations of gravitational waves limit the possible explanations for the formation of black holes outside of our galaxy; either they are spinning more slowly than black holes in our own galaxy ...
SpaceX unveils peek at sleek new spacesuit
14 hours ago
SpaceX's chief executive Elon Musk gave a sneak peek Wednesday at the California-based company's futuristic new spacesuit.
Scientists detect first X-rays from mystery supernovas
15 hours ago
Exploding stars lit the way for our understanding of the universe, but researchers are still in the dark about many of their features.
Here's the blueprint for a global fireball observatory – and why we need one
16 hours ago
Bright shooting stars are one of nature's great wonders. Like the one in the main image, which was visible from Devon in the south-west of England in June, these fireballs are caused by space rocks hitting Earth's atmosphere. ...
Lockheed Martin powers up next Orion spacecraft for first time
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Engineers at Lockheed Martin and NASA breathed life into the next Orion crew module when they powered up the spacecraft for the first time at the Kennedy Space Center, Florida. Designed for human spaceflight, this Orion will ...
Video: Megamovie video captures eclipse coast-to-coast
18 hours ago
Last evening, the Eclipse Megamovie project posted a preview of the photos of the total solar eclipse submitted by a cast of some 1,500 volunteers spread out along the path of totality.
Image: Return of the sun at Antarctica's Concordia research station
19 hours ago
For some, the sun disappeared behind the moon in yesterday's eclipse for a few minutes, but the 13 people living in Antarctica's Concordia research station had to cope without sunlight for much longer. This sunset picture ...
Image: Saturn-lit Tethys
19 hours ago
Cassini gazes across the icy rings of Saturn toward the icy moon Tethys, whose night side is illuminated by Saturnshine, or sunlight reflected by the planet.