As Earth grew ever smaller below his spacecraft, Apollo 10 commander Tom Stafford made an unusual request to mission control. ...
As nuclear explosions go, the US "Cactus" bomb test in May 1958 was relatively small—but it has left a lasting legacy for the ...
Scientists from Ireland and France today announced a major new finding about how matter behaves in the extreme conditions of ...
Astronomers believe planets like Jupiter shield us from space objects that would otherwise slam into Earth. Now they're ...
Space vehicles like SpaceX's Falcon 9 are designed to be reusable. But this means that, like Olympic gymnasts hoping for a ...
While Huawei's founder brushes aside a US ban against his company, the telecom giant's employees have been less sanguine, ...
Researchers at Delft University of Technology have recently carried out a study investigating spin-orbit interaction in ...
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A technique that introduces carbon-hydrogen molecules into a single atomic layer of the semiconducting material tungsten ...
The clearing and subsequent instability of Amazonian forests are among the greatest threats to tropical biodiversity ...
One hundred camera traps, developed specifically for the automatic counting and recognition of insects, will be placed ...
Because of their high energy-storage density, materials such as metal oxides, sulfides, and fluorides are promising electrode ...