Oops, the Oldest Fossils Ever Found Might Be Just Rocks

Oops, the Oldest Fossils Ever Found Might Be Just Rocks

“In their defense,” she adds, “Greenland fieldwork is very hard to do. But in our defense, that’s why having good weather and good exposure allowed us to see everything quite clearly.” Back in their lab, she and her colleagues analyzed the chemical composition of the Greenland rock and found more evidence to support their interpretation. […]

New NASA Limited-Edition Podcast 'The Invisible Network' Shares Stories of Spaceflight

New NASA Limited-Edition Podcast 'The Invisible Network' Shares Stories of Spaceflight

brings listeners a side of NASA they may have never heard of before  VIDEO: NASA released a new, limited-edition podcast called The Invisible Network, the first NASA podcast to embrace narrative storytelling. All six episodes can be downloaded and binged on NASA’s website, SoundCloud and Apple Podcasts. (NASA Video) NASA released a new, limited-edition podcast called The Invisible Network, the first […]

'There is no God,' says Stephen Hawking in final book

'There is no God,' says Stephen Hawking in final book

The book, which was completed by his family after his death, presents answers to the questions that Hawking said he received most during his time on Earth. Other bombshells the British scientist left his readers with include the belief that alien life is out there, artificial intelligence could outsmart humans and time travel can’t be […]

Elon Musk's SpaceX to send sculpture into space

Elon Musk's SpaceX to send sculpture into space

Orbital Reflector will unfurl in space to 100ft The launch date is fast approaching for a satellite unlike any other: a giant unfurling sculpture that could become the most viewed work of art in history. Orbital Reflector will be fired into space next month aboard a Falcon 9 rocket built by Elon Musk’s company SpaceX. […]

World's fastest camera shoots at 10 trillion frames per second

World's fastest camera shoots at 10 trillion frames per second

In brief: Researchers have developed what they say is the world’s fastest camera. Dubbed the T-CUP, it can capture 10 trillion frames per second, allowing it to ‘freeze time’ and see light in super-slow motion. Researchers from Quebec University’s Institute national de la recherche scientifique (INRS) and the California Institute of Technology (Caltech) began by […]

Starwatch: Mars and Saturn line up with the moon in the southern sky

Starwatch: Mars and Saturn line up with the moon in the southern sky

Starwatch chart 15 Oct 2018 This week the waxing Moon glides between Saturn and Mars in the low southern sky. Mars is the brighter and redder of the two planets. The chart shows the sky at 20:00 BST on 16 October 2018 when the Moon is roughly halfway between the two visible planets. The Moon […]

Nikon Small World winners zoom in on microscopic marvels

Nikon Small World winners zoom in on microscopic marvels

Nikon Small World winners zoom in on microscopic marvels  New Atlas Mind-Blowing Images From This Year’s Nikon Photomicrography Competition : Report  Infosurhoy From the eye of a beetle to spitbugs in a bubble: Winners of Nikon’s ‘small world’ microscopic photo contest revealed  Daily Mail Full coverage Source link

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