Life on Mars: City of a million people could be built on Red Planet by 2062, says Elon Musk – The Independent

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The Independent Life on Mars: City of a million people could be built on Red Planet by 2062, says Elon MuskThe IndependentA city of a million people could be established on Mars within decades, Elon Musk, the billionaire inventor, has claimed. Echoing recent remarks by the renowned physicist Professor Stephen Hawking, Mr Musk, who founded […]

Asteroid hitting Earth very much possible, warns scientist – The Indian Express

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The Indian Express Asteroid hitting Earth very much possible, warns scientistThe Indian ExpressThe world must be prepared for an asteroid strike, which is just a matter of time, warns a leading astrophysicist from Queen's University Belfast in Northern Ireland. It is a case of when an asteroid collision will happen, rather than if it will […]

Dead Satellites Could Be Blasted Out of Orbit With Powerful Magnetic Beams – ScienceAlert

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The Borneo Post Dead Satellites Could Be Blasted Out of Orbit With Powerful Magnetic BeamsScienceAlertOne scientist is working on a novel solution for knocking dead, broken satellites out of orbit so they can't cause any damage to other spacecraft: a magnetic grappling beam. The same technology could also be used to keep groups of new […]

ESA's Gravitational Wave Observatory 'Will Open New Windows Into Our Universe' – Sputnik International

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Sputnik International ESA's Gravitational Wave Observatory 'Will Open New Windows Into Our Universe'Sputnik InternationalThe European Space Agency's planned space-based gravitational-wave observatory will offer a new way of looking, or rather "listening to," our universe, ESA Coordinator Fabio Favata told Radio Sputnik. The European Space Agency has chosen its next …and more » Science

European deep-space probe will seek out strange new worlds, alien life – PRI

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PRI European deep-space probe will seek out strange new worlds, alien lifePRIEurope has approved the launch of a deep-space observatory to sniff out habitable planets in other star systems, along with any life forms they may host. "The PLATO mission will address fundamental questions such as 'How common are Earth-like planets?'Europe To Spend $670 Million […]

NASA's Mars rover is really good at laser-blasting rocks without human input – The Verge

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The Verge NASA's Mars rover is really good at laser-blasting rocks without human inputThe VergeFor the last year, the Curiosity rover has been studying the surface of Mars with more independence than ever before, saving human time and energy. The partly autonomous exploration is also helping people sidestep the constraints of working across vast …The Curiosity […]

Astrophysicist warns devastating asteroid strike 'just a matter of time' – AOL

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AOL Astrophysicist warns devastating asteroid strike 'just a matter of time'AOLAn astrophysicist from Queen's University Belfast is warning that Earth is incredibly vulnerable to an asteroid strike. That scientist is Alan Fitzsimmons and he believes, "it is a case of when an asteroid collision will happen, rather than if it will …World's Space Scientists Warn […]

PLATO spacecraft to find new Earth-like exoplanets – Phys.Org

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Phys.Org PLATO spacecraft to find new Earth-like exoplanetsPhys.OrgArtist's impression of one of the fascinating new worlds that PLATO will discover. Among those there will be Earth-like planets around Sun-like stars with the potential to host life. Credit: MPS/ Mark A. Garlick (markgarlick.com). The planet-hunting …New branch in family tree of exoplanets discoveredSpace DailyNASA found a […]

Image: NASA Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter views rover climbing Mount Sharp – Phys.Org

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Phys.Org Image: NASA Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter views rover climbing Mount SharpPhys.OrgThe feature that appears bright blue at the center of this scene is NASA's Curiosity Mars rover amid tan rocks and dark sand on Mount Sharp, as viewed by the HiRISE camera on NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter on June 5, 2017. Credit: …MOM completes 1000 Earth […]

Ten ways that astronauts are helping you stay healthy – Space Daily

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India Today Ten ways that astronauts are helping you stay healthySpace DailyAstronauts on the International Space Station are growing crystals that could help develop new drugs for use on Earth. Here are ten healthcare technologies that have already come from space: 1. Robots that can remove brain tumours. Developed in Canada …Marine Maj. Jasmin Moghbeli Selected […]

SpaceX rocket passes key preflight test before liftoff from California – Spaceflight Now

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Spaceflight Now SpaceX rocket passes key preflight test before liftoff from CaliforniaSpaceflight NowThe 10 Iridium Next communications satellites slated to launch Sunday from California were recently encapsulated inside the Falcon 9 rocket's payload fairing. Credit: Iridium. Juggling simultaneous launch campaigns on both coasts, a team of SpaceX …Vandenberg rocket launch part of Space X's 'weekend doubleheader'The […]

China sees quantum leap in secure telecommunications technology – Christian Science Monitor

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Christian Science Monitor China sees quantum leap in secure telecommunications technologyChristian Science MonitorWill the citizens of the future connect through a 'global quantum communication network?' Time will tell, though China's breakthrough in quantum satellite communication technology is a promising start. Monitor's Best: Top 5 …China's quantum satellite sends 'unhackable' signalThe Space ReporterChina Launches the First Unhackable […]

NASA found a bunch more potentially habitable planets – Popular Science

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Popular Science NASA found a bunch more potentially habitable planetsPopular ScienceNASA's Kepler space telescope team has identified 219 new planet candidates, 10 of which are near-Earth size and in the habitable zone of their star. NASA/JPL-Caltech. It might seem like NASA is constantly announcing a brand-spanking-new "Earth-like" …NASA Has Found Hundreds Of Potential New PlanetsHuffPostKepler Finds […]

Weather improves for Friday launch of 'flight proven' SpaceX Falcon 9 – Florida Today

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Florida Today Weather improves for Friday launch of 'flight proven' SpaceX Falcon 9Florida TodayWeather conditions are expected to be favorable for the launch of a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket from Kennedy Space Center on Friday despite the presence of Tropical Storm Cindy in the Gulf of Mexico. Forecasters with the Air Force's 45th Weather Squadron […]

NASA Just Found 10 New "Earth-Like" Planets Outside Our Solar System – BuzzFeed News

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BuzzFeed News NASA Just Found 10 New "Earth-Like" Planets Outside Our Solar SystemBuzzFeed NewsThe Kepler mission, which has been hunting for exoplanets since 2009, just found 219 potential new worlds, bringing its total up to over 4000. Posted on June 20, 2017, at 2:18 a.m.. Kelly Oakes. BuzzFeed Staff. Share On facebook Share · Share […]

Worst global coral bleaching event eases, as experts await next one – The Guardian

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The Guardian Worst global coral bleaching event eases, as experts await next oneThe GuardianBleached coral on the Great Barrier Reef near Port Douglas in February. Photograph: HANDOUT/Reuters. Coral. Worst global coral bleaching event eases, as experts await next one. US researchers believe worst event on record is ending but fear coral won't …Catastrophic period for coral […]