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Live coverage of the countdown and launch of an Ariane 5 rocket with four Galileo navigation satellites. Text updates will appear automatically below. Follow us on Twitter. Arianespace's live video webcast is scheduled to begin at approximately 1820 GMT (1:20 p.m. EST) Tuesday. Reload this page closer to launch time to [...]
Tue, Dec 12, 2017
Source: Spaceflight Now
Rocket Lab's Electron rocket launch was aborted moments after engine ignition. Credit: Rocket LabRocket Lab counted down to the second test flight of its commercial Electron satellite launcher Monday, U.S. time, but a dramatic computer-commanded abort triggered moments after its engines ignited kept the light-class booster on its New Zealand [...]
Tue, Dec 12, 2017
Source: Spaceflight Now
Credit: ESA/CNES/Arianespace – Photo Optique Video du CSG – S. MartinMounted on a mobile platform, a European Ariane 5 rocket followed dual rail tracks across the Guiana Space Center in South America on the way to its jungle launch complex Monday, a day before its scheduled blastoff with four satellites [...]
Mon, Dec 11, 2017
Source: Spaceflight Now
Live coverage of the countdown and launch of a Falcon 9 rocket from Cape Canaveral with SpaceX's 13th operational Dragon resupply flight to the International Space Station. Text updates will appear automatically below; there is no need to reload the page. Follow us on Twitter. Watch on a mobile device. [...]
Mon, Dec 11, 2017
Source: Spaceflight Now
SpaceX's Falcon 9 rocket, sporting markings from the first stage's first flight in June, stands poised for launch from Cape Canaveral's Complex 40 launch pad Tuesday. Credit: SpaceXReady to double its Florida launch capacity with two pads, SpaceX is preparing to loft a reused robotic cargo ship toward the International [...]
Mon, Dec 11, 2017
Source: Spaceflight Now
New beaver ponds in the Arctic may contribute to the destruction of the permafrost that holds that landscape together. -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com [...]
Mon, Dec 11, 2017
Source: Scientific American News
Some restaurant owners have pushed for the change -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com [...]
Mon, Dec 11, 2017
Source: Scientific American News
Advance could make such autos a lot more practical [...]
Mon, Dec 11, 2017
Source: Science / AAAS
The 155,000-acre Thomas Fire is now among the state's twenty largest wildfires -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com [...]
Mon, Dec 11, 2017
Source: Scientific American News
The Tasmanian tiger, or thylacine, went extinct in the 1930s after a concerted eradication campaign by humans. But a new study suggests that the marvelous marsupial native to Australia may have been in trouble long before then. Among recently extinct animals, few capture the imagination quite like the thylacine. The Tasmanian [...]
Mon, Dec 11, 2017
Source: Discover Magazine
Indigenous tribes from the Pacific Northwest to the Amazon Basin face a similar set of challenges: How to manage their lands, defend against corporate encroachment and document historic and religious sites for future generations. Often working with limited resources, many indigenous groups are turning to drones to protect and preserve [...]
Mon, Dec 11, 2017
Source: Discover Magazine
Human interlopers send animals fleeing to dangerous lower elevations [...]
Mon, Dec 11, 2017
Source: Science / AAAS
Innovation and discovery as chronicled in Scientific American -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com [...]
Mon, Dec 11, 2017
Source: Scientific American News
New research suggests corals can adapt their metabolism to increases in ocean acidity. [...]
Mon, Dec 11, 2017
Source: Cosmos Magazine
A new scholarship and mentorship program aims to help Indigenous students in the sciences. [...]
Mon, Dec 11, 2017
Source: Cosmos Magazine
Just as a horse can go from a trot to a gallop, cockroaches can find an extra gear when survival demands. Andrew Masterson reports. [...]
Mon, Dec 11, 2017
Source: Cosmos Magazine
12,000 years ago, fishing gear was part of funeral practice in Indonesia. Andrew Masterson reports. [...]
Mon, Dec 11, 2017
Source: Cosmos Magazine
The history of artificial intelligence has been neither smooth nor uninterrupted, writes Geoff Goodhill. [...]
Mon, Dec 11, 2017
Source: Cosmos Magazine
If an emissary from an alien civilisation visited the solar system, how would we detect it? Lauren Fuge investigates. [...]
Mon, Dec 11, 2017
Source: Cosmos Magazine
Tiny shrimps destroy plastic bags, but not in a good way, research finds. Meanwhile, another micro-plastics paper is yanked over ethics concerns. Andrew Masterson reports. [...]
Mon, Dec 11, 2017
Source: Cosmos Magazine

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