Can't see the solar eclipse? Tune in online or on TV
Wed, 16 Aug 2017 14:30:32 -0400
Monday's solar eclipse is set to star in several special broadcasts on TV and online
These college students are vying to build Elon Musk's hyperloop
Thu, 17 Aug 2017 16:07:24 -0400
This team of University of Maryland students is hoping to prove it can win SpaceX’s hyperloop capsule competition and bring in a new form of transportation to life. It may take years to see if Elon Musk’s dream of a hyperloop will lead to humans zipping between cities at hundreds of miles an hour aboard pods packed inside low-pressure tubes, but one team of college students is sure they can help lead the way there.
Astronauts on the International Space Station Just Got a Big Delivery
Wed, 16 Aug 2017 14:07:00 -0400
Some of the supplies delivered could help scientists further Parkinson's disease research and help develop therapies.
‘Frankenstein’ dinosaur could be the ‘missing link’, researchers say
Wed, 16 Aug 2017 06:37:00 -0400
A strange ‘Frankenstein’ dinosaur may be the ‘missing link’ between plant-eating dinosaurs and theropods – a group which includes carnivores such as T-Rex. Chilesaurus lived 150 million years ago, and looked like a raptor – but was in fact a vegetarian. Researchers from the University of Cambridge and the Natural History Museum analysed 450 anatomical characteristics of early dinosaurs to place ‘Chilesaurus’ in the dinosaur family tree.
Wildfires trap 2,000 villagers in Portugal
Thu, 17 Aug 2017 19:19:39 -0400
Forest fires cut off a village of 2,000 people in Portugal, as firefighters struggled Thursday to control two major blazes in the centre of the country, local officials said. Summer has seen a record number of fires and Portugal's Interior Minister Constanca Urbano de Sousa has blamed arsonists and human negligence for most of them.
How To Wash Radioactive Material From Your Body After A Nuclear Blast
Wed, 16 Aug 2017 06:04:58 -0400
According to certain guidelines, hair conditioner could bind radioactive material to your hair after exposure.
US experimental attack planes show their might
Thu, 17 Aug 2017 17:35:41 -0400
Fox Firepower: The U.S. Air Force Light Attack Experiment is a groundbreaking event where innovative aircraft undergo a series of trials to determine how they perform in attack roles
Total solar eclipse 2017: What is it and what will happen?
Wed, 16 Aug 2017 15:39:00 -0400
You've probably heard by now to watch out for a total solar eclipse in the United States on Aug. 21. What is a total solar eclipse? To truly understand a total solar eclipse, you must be familiar with the different types of eclipses.
Neuroscientist who studied Einstein's brain dies at 90
Thu, 17 Aug 2017 13:09:25 -0400
A founder of modern neuroscience who studied Einstein's brain has died
White Supremacists Are Using Genetic Ancestry Tests For A Creepy Purpose
Thu, 17 Aug 2017 20:56:13 -0400
It’s a marketing trope often repeated in viral, feel-good commercials for genetic ancestry tests: If we only knew just how related we all were, even distantly, then prejudice and racism would cease to exist.