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SpaceX launches first satellites for Starlink internet venture

SPACEX LAUNCHES FIRST SATELLITES FOR STARLINK INTERNET VENTURE

SpaceX, the private rocket company of Elon Musk, launched the first batch of satellites into orbit on Thursday for Musk's new Starlink...

You can do it, robot! Watch the beefy, 4-legged HyQReal pull a plane

YOU CAN DO IT, ROBOT! WATCH THE BEEFY, 4-LEGGED HYQREAL PULL A PLANE

It's not really clear just yet exactly what all these powerful, agile quadrupedal robots people are working on are going to do, exactly,...

 
 
 
Lithium Doesn't Crack Under Pressure, It Transforms

LITHIUM DOESN'T CRACK UNDER PRESSURE, IT TRANSFORMS

A sample of the mineral lepidolite, a key source of lithium, mined in Finland. Using cutting-edge theoretical calculations performed...

A ‘Silver Bullet' for the Chemical Conversion of Carbon Dioxide

A ‘SILVER BULLET' FOR THE CHEMICAL CONVERSION OF CARBON DIOXIDE

Scientists discover a surprising first step in the chemical transformation of carbon dioxide using a silver catalyst. Fossil fuels...

 
 
 
Understanding Microbiomes for Advanced Wastewater Treatment and Reuse Systems

UNDERSTANDING MICROBIOMES FOR ADVANCED WASTEWATER TREATMENT AND REUSE SYSTEMS

The Norman Wastewater Reclamation Facility Wastewater is treated by an activated sludge process in municipal wastewater treatment...

Science says parents of successful kids have these 23 things in common

SCIENCE SAYS PARENTS OF SUCCESSFUL KIDS HAVE THESE 23 THINGS IN COMMON

Clive Rose/Getty Images Good parents want their children to grow up and do amazing things with their lives. While there are several...

 
 
 
China just tested its 'nuclear option' in the trade war

CHINA JUST TESTED ITS 'NUCLEAR OPTION' IN THE TRADE WAR

China has run a small-scale test of the "nuclear option" in its trade war with the US by selling $20 billion of US government debt. If...

NASA: le projet Artemis encouragé par le gouvernement américain est dévoilé

NASA: LE PROJET ARTEMIS ENCOURAGÉ PAR LE GOUVERNEMENT AMÉRICAIN EST DÉVOILÉ

Encouragé par le gouvernement Trump, la NASA ambitionne de réaliser son projet Artemis d'ici 2028. Au programme, 37 missions, dont...

 
 
 
Samsung's AI animates paintings and photos without 3D modeling

SAMSUNG'S AI ANIMATES PAINTINGS AND PHOTOS WITHOUT 3D MODELING

Researchers from Samsung's AI Center in Moscow made a model that animates talking heads with few-shot learning and other methods.

13 new science fiction and fantasy books to check out in late May

13 NEW SCIENCE FICTION AND FANTASY BOOKS TO CHECK OUT IN LATE MAY

One of the books that defined my childhood was Richard Preston's The Hot Zone: A Terrifying True Story. National Geographic has adapted...

 
 
 
Opeth announce new album In Cauda Venenum

OPETH ANNOUNCE NEW ALBUM IN CAUDA VENENUM

Swedish progressive metal titans Opeth have unveiled details of their new album, which is titled In Cauda Venenum , and will arrive...

 
 
 
Oculus Quest: Beat Saber is a blast when it has no wires

OCULUS QUEST: BEAT SABER IS A BLAST WHEN IT HAS NO WIRES

Beat Saber has sold more than a million units on the older wired VR headsets. But it was meant to be played on wireless VR like the...

China's other nuclear option in trade war with US - Rare earth materials

CHINA'S OTHER NUCLEAR OPTION IN TRADE WAR WITH US - RARE EARTH MATERIALS

Beijing has yet another economic weapon to use against Washington in the escalating trade row - a possible embargo on vital rare earth...

 
 
 
Will Return for Legends of Tomorrow Season 5 as New Character

WILL RETURN FOR LEGENDS OF TOMORROW SEASON 5 AS NEW CHARACTER

One of the actors thought to be leaving Legends Of Tomorrow after the season 4 finale will be returning for season 5 of the popular...

Replication: Mentor Trains Student on Tick-Borne Viruses

REPLICATION: MENTOR TRAINS STUDENT ON TICK-BORNE VIRUSES

Crystal Mendoza and Hideki Ebihara, Ph.D., are a student-mentor match made in a viral hot zone. They were drawn together by a shared...

 
 
 
Why Do Dogs Nuzzle? 5 Things Your Dog Is Trying To Tell You When They Rub Their Nose Against You

WHY DO DOGS NUZZLE? 5 THINGS YOUR DOG IS TRYING TO TELL YOU WHEN THEY RUB THEIR NOSE AGAINST YOU

There are few things better than the feeling of a dog nuzzling up against you. And until dogs figure out how to maneuver those ridiculous...

Baby Tiger Sharks Are Eating Backyard Birds, Study Finds

BABY TIGER SHARKS ARE EATING BACKYARD BIRDS, STUDY FINDS

We know that tiger sharks are fierce predators and will eat almost anything, but it turns out baby tiger sharks have an even more unusual...

 
 
 
Berkeley Lab Project to Pinpoint Methane ‘Super Emitters'

BERKELEY LAB PROJECT TO PINPOINT METHANE ‘SUPER EMITTERS'

Berkeley Lab's new project to identify and mitigate methane “super emitters” will focus on the area in the white polygon. The smaller...

Notre galaxie, percée par un bloc de matière noire 1 millions de fois plus gros que le soleil

NOTRE GALAXIE, PERCÉE PAR UN BLOC DE MATIÈRE NOIRE 1 MILLIONS DE FOIS PLUS GROS QUE LE SOLEIL

Notre galaxie serait percée par un bloc de matière noire 1 millions de fois plus gros que le soleil, une découverte qui pourrait être...