Boeing"s Starliner Faces an Indefinite Wait in Space While NASA Investigates Its Faults

The space agency has pushed back the spacecraft’s return to an unspecified date in July, to give it more time to look into the problems that beset the vehicle on its journey into orbit......»»

Category: gadgetSource:  wiredJul 3rd, 2024

Fly Me to the Moon review: charming, bubbly fun

Scarlett Johansson brings her full star power to the sparkly, crowd-pleasing new screwball space movie, Fly Me to the Moon......»»

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NATO allies pledge $1 billion to promote sharing of space-based intel

Agreement marks the largest investment in space-based capabilities in NATO’s history. Enlarge / Heads of state pose for a group photo at an event Tuesday celebrating the 75th anniversary of NATO. (credit: Kevin Dietsch/Getty Im.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated News15 hr. 52 min. ago

Crucial farm jobs dry up in drought-stricken Morocco

In a sun-baked village north of Morocco's capital Rabat, Mustapha Loubaoui and other itinerant workers wait idly by the roadside for farm work made scarce by a six-year drought......»»

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iPhone 16 is coming, and these five features will be worth the wait

The iPhone 16 and iPhone 16 Pro are coming in two months, which means it’s not the best time to buy a new iPhone 15. Unless you’re in absolute need of a new iPhone right now, it’s wise wait until September for either the iPhone 16 or for other.....»»

Category: topSource:  theglobeandmailRelated NewsJul 13th, 2024

NASA’s flagship mission to Europa has a problem: Vulnerability to radiation

"What keeps me awake right now is the uncertainty." Enlarge / An artist's illustration of the Europa Clipper spacecraft during a flyby close to Jupiter's icy moon. (credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech) The launch date for the Europ.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated NewsJul 13th, 2024

How astronomers work out the size of the solar system

The size of the solar system is defined by the volume of space over which the sun's influence exceeds those of other nearby stars in the Milky Way galaxy. This influence derives from two fundamental forces of nature: gravity and magnetism......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJul 12th, 2024

SpaceX space junk crashed onto Saskatchewan farmland, highlighting a potential impending disaster

In late April, farmers in Saskatchewan stumbled upon spacecraft fragments while preparing their fields for seeding. It sounds like the beginning of a science fiction movie, but this really happened, sending a powerful warning: it is only a matter of.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJul 12th, 2024

Vivid portrait of interacting galaxies marks Webb"s second anniversary

A duo of interacting galaxies commemorates the second science anniversary of NASA's James Webb Space Telescope, which takes constant observations, including images and highly detailed data known as spectra. Its operations have led to a "parade" of di.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJul 12th, 2024

What flavor is that neutrino? Adding flavor helps to track neutrino movement in astrophysical systems

Neutrinos have a quantum mechanical property called "flavor." This flavor can transform as neutrinos move through space. A major challenge is to keep track of both the physical movement of the neutrinos and their change of flavor in astrophysical sys.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJul 12th, 2024

Selection processes play dominant role in shaping coexisting assemblages of trees and soil fungi: Study

Community assembly is shaped by four main processes: selection—fitness differences between organisms; dispersal—organisms' movement across space; drift—unpredictable variation in abundance; and diversification—new genetic variants. However, w.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJul 12th, 2024

Webb captures a Penguin and an Egg for its two-year anniversary

Today, July 12, marks two years since the first images from the James Webb Space Telescope were unveiled, and scientists have release a new image to celebrate......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsJul 12th, 2024

3D printing tested for emergency spacecraft and medical supplies in space

Recently a team from the University of California, Berkeley, sent a new 3D printer to space on a Virgin Galactic mission......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsJul 12th, 2024

Elon Musk’s X faces big EU fines as paid checkmarks are ruled deceptive

Paid "verification" deceives X users and violates Digital Services Act, EU says. Enlarge (credit: Getty Images | NurPhoto) Elon Musk's overhaul of the Twitter verification system deceives users and violates the Digital S.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated NewsJul 12th, 2024

Dealership insurance claims follow CDK cyberattack recovery

Some dealerships have already notified their insurance carrier about the June 19 CDK Global cyberattacks. Others are in wait-and-see mode......»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated NewsJul 12th, 2024

Hubble finds evidence for rare black hole in Omega Centauri

An international team of astronomers has used more than 500 images from the NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope spanning two decades to detect seven fast-moving stars in the innermost region of Omega Centauri, the largest and brightest globular cluster i.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJul 12th, 2024

5 sci-fi movies on Netflix you need to watch in July 2024

Here are five sci-fi movies you need to watch on Netflix in July, including a DC superhero adventure and an underrated space horror movie. .....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsJul 12th, 2024

SpaceX’s unmatched streak of perfection with the Falcon 9 rocket is over

An investigation into the engine failure could delay SpaceX's upcoming crew launches. Enlarge / Numerous pieces of ice fell off the second stage of the Falcon 9 rocket during its climb into orbit from Vandenberg Space Force Base,.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated NewsJul 12th, 2024

Rocket Report: Chinese firm suffers another failure; Ariane 6 soars in debut

"This powers Europe back into space.” Enlarge / The Ariane 6 rocket takes flight for the first time on July 9, 2024. (credit: ESA - S. Corvaja) Welcome to Edition 7.02 of the Rocket Report! The highlight of this week w.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated NewsJul 12th, 2024

"We can"t wait another year": disaster-hit nations call for climate aid

Countries on the frontlines of climate change have warned they cannot wait another year for long-sought aid to recover from disasters as floods and hurricanes wreak havoc across the globe......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJul 12th, 2024

Scientists built real-life “stillsuit” to recycle astronaut urine on space walks

Prototype would replace multi-layered adult diapers currently worn on space walks. Enlarge / The Fremen on Arrakis wear full-body "stillsuits" that recycle absorbed sweat and urine into potable water. (credit: Warner Bros.).....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated NewsJul 12th, 2024