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How scientists shipped astronomy's largest camera from California to Chile

28 May, 2024 - 23:00
The largest camera ever built for astronomy arrived in Chile, where it will be installed atop Rubin Observatory's Simonyi Survey Telescope.

Volcanoes on Venus might be erupting right now

28 May, 2024 - 22:34
Venus may be as geologically active as Earth, with volcanoes possibly spewing on its surface in the present day.

Netflix's new sci-fi flick 'Atlas' charms with old-school heroics and rousing mech fights (review)

28 May, 2024 - 22:00
A review of director Brad Peyton's new sci-fi adventure flick, "Atlas."

SpaceX launches Earth-observing satellite to orbit on 2nd leg of doubleheader (photos, video)

28 May, 2024 - 21:00
SpaceX launched the EarthCARE mission this afternoon (May 28) after sending aloft a group of Starlink internet satellites this morning.

Scientists pick their favorite Euclid 'dark universe' telescope images: 'The best is still to come'

28 May, 2024 - 20:30
The European Space Agency has now released ten images from its dark universe detective spacecraft, Euclid. We asked scientists from various fields to pick their favorite Euclid image thus far.

Does the Milky Way orbit anything?

28 May, 2024 - 20:00
Do galaxies, including our own Milky Way, orbit anything in the universe?

Chinese astronauts perform record-breaking spacewalk outside Tiangong space station (video)

28 May, 2024 - 19:37
Two Chinese astronauts spent about 8.5 hours outside the Tiangong space station today (May 28), setting a new spacewalk-duration record for the country.

Zero Debris Charter aims to boost international cooperation on cleaning up Earth's space junk problem

28 May, 2024 - 19:00
ESA and some of its member states have signed the non-binding Zero Debris Charter, committing themselves to take steps to help tackle the orbital debris problem.

Just keep swimming! Zebrafish doing fine in zero gravity on China's Tiangong space station (video)

28 May, 2024 - 17:00
The four zebrafish China sent to its space station are thriving after spending almost a month in orbit.

A new theory of quantum gravity could explain the biggest puzzle in cosmology, study suggests

27 May, 2024 - 18:00
A new theory of quantum gravity, which attempts to unite quantum physics with Einstein's relativity, could help solve the puzzle of the universe's expansion, a theoretical paper suggests.

Alabama high school students win world's largest rocketry challenge

27 May, 2024 - 17:00
High school students in Russellville, Alabama win the American Rocketry Challenge after months of designing and building a victorious rocket.

Watch Jedi battle hand-to-hand in new clip for Disney+'s 'The Acolyte' (video)

27 May, 2024 - 16:00
A new official clip has just been released by Disney+ for "Star Wars: The Acolyte" showing off the martial arts fight choreography featured in the upcoming miniseries.

US economy to benefit from NASA investment in 3D-printable superalloy

27 May, 2024 - 15:00
"Adoption of this alloy will lead to more sustainable aviation and space exploration."

SpaceX to launch 23 Starlink satellites from Florida on Tuesday morning

27 May, 2024 - 14:49
SpaceX is set to launch yet another batch of its Starlink internet satellites from Florida on Tuesday morning (May 28).

2024 hurricane season should be busy, NOAA says

27 May, 2024 - 14:00
With La Nina conditions evolving in the Pacific and near-record warm waters in the Atlantic, scientists expect the 2024 hurricane season to be a busy one.

This telescope can observe stars, satellites and more during the day. But how?

27 May, 2024 - 12:00
An innovative telescope design has proven successful for daytime skywatching, opening new doors for uninterrupted observation of the cosmos.

'It has an 'Aliens'-like vibe:' 'Atlas' director Brad Peyton on channeling James Cameron (exclusive)

26 May, 2024 - 17:00
An exclusive interview with director Brad Peyton on Netflix's new sci-fi film "Atlas."

Starmus 2024: Scientists and musicians unite in Bratislava to celebrate planet Earth

26 May, 2024 - 16:00
Here's what it was like to experience the Starmus Festival in Bratislava, where top scientists and musicians united to celebrate Earth with an overarching theme "The future of our home planet".

The future is bright for astronomy, and very expensive (op-ed)

26 May, 2024 - 14:59
The universe is being revealed in exquisite detail with the current generation of large optical telescopes.

NASA's 'Mohawk Guy' cameo in '3 Body Problem' explained (exclusive)

26 May, 2024 - 14:00
Interview with NASA/JPL's systems engineer Bobak Ferdowsi on his "3 Body Problem" cameo.