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American Aerospace Giant Boeing is making a third Attempt to Reach the ISS

American aerospace giant Boeing is making a third attempt to reach the International Space Station in a critical uncrewed...

Scientists discovered a dwarf galaxy which appeared to have no dark matter.

A team of astrophysicists affiliated with multiple institutions in the U.S. have developed a new theory to explain the...

Dusty demise for NASA Mars lander in July

A NASA spacecraft on Mars is headed for a dusty demise. The Insight lander is losing power because of...

Discovering a new way by which aerosols rapidly form and grow at high altitude

Aerosol particles can form and grow in Earth's upper troposphere in an unexpected way. The new mechanism may represent...

Hawaii hurricane season forecasted to be slow with La Nina

Hawaii and the Central Pacific basin should expect two to four hurricanes, tropical depressions or tropical storms this year....

Physicists explain what kind of auroras form on Mars

Physicists led by the University of Iowa have learned how a type of aurora on Mars is formed. They...

Detail investigation of magnetar SGR J1935+2154

European astronomers have conducted a detailed and long-term X-ray monitoring campaign of a magnetar known as SGR J1935+2154. SGR...

Tungsten isotopes in seawater expose co-evolution of Earth’s mantle and continents

Andrea Mundl-Petermeier and Sebastian Viehmann of the Department of Lithospheric Research at the University of Vienna have demonstrated that...

Microplasticsarepervasive in Nigerian drinking water

In Nigeria, about 90% of water available for drinking is sourced from boreholes. Deep and narrow wells tap into...

Climate change will force big shift in the timing, amount of snowmelt across the Colorado River Basin

New research predicts that changes in mountain snowmelt will shift peak streamflows to much earlier in the year for...

Hubble finds a star formation river

This newly revised NASA Hubble Space Telescope image of the Hickson Compact Group 31 (HCG 31) of galaxies highlights...

Using X-rays Astronomers inspected mysterious nuclear transient AT2019pev

Astronomers from the Ohio State University (OSU) have performed a detailed X-ray observational campaign of a mysterious nuclear transient...

Buildup of solar heat likely contributes to Mars’ dust storms

A seasonal imbalance in the amount of solar energy absorbed and released by the planet Mars is a likely...

Searching for cosmic-ray boosted sub-GeV dark matter

Physicists worldwide are continuing their search for dark matter. It is an elusive type of matter that does not...

How hybrid plant varieties could address the challenges of food security and climate change

Hybrid agricultural and horticultural crops can play an important role in supporting global food security. They produce higher yields...

Lunar eclipse enchanted stargazers in America

A total lunar eclipse provided a spectacular celestial show as it unfolded Sunday night into early Monday in the...

Quasi-periodic oscillation detected in blazar PKS 0405-385

Chinese astronomers have detected quasi-periodic oscillation from this source. They have analyzed the historical light curve of blazar PKS...

Scientists grow plants in lunar dirt

Scientists have grown plants in soil from the moon collected by NASA's Apollo astronauts.Researchers had no idea if anything...

Dragonflies right themselves when dropped upside down

A trio of researchers have discovered the means by which dragonflies are able to right themselves so quickly from...

Climate change a major factor in South Africa floods

The fatal floods that wreaked havoc in South Africa in mid-April this year have been attributed to human-caused climate...

French scientist who was leading nuclear fusion project dies at 72

Bernard Bigot is a French scientist leading a vast international effort to demonstrate that nuclear fusion can be a...

California Coastal Commission rejects plan for Poseidon desalination plant

The California Coastal Commission voted against a controversial plan by the company Poseidon Water to build a huge desalination...

Study provides methods for obtaining source apportionment of soil heavy metals

Previous studies have indicated that soil heavy metals (HMs) contaminating the surrounding of mining areas mainly emanates from industrial...

Penultimate sunset at Concordia research station

The penultimate sunset at Concordia research station in Antarctica marks the beginning of a very exciting time for the...

New study indicates limited water circulation late in the history of Mars

A research team led by Lund University in Sweden has investigated a meteorite from Mars using neutron and X-ray...

Study reveals new way to reconstruct past climate on Mars

A study led by a Monash University geologist has provided fresh evidence for when high rates of erosion occurred...

Moon goes blood red this weekend

A total lunar eclipse will grace the night skies this weekend. It provided longer than usual thrills for stargazers...