When it comes to atoms, language can be used only as in poetry.
The poet, too, is not nearly so concerned with describing facts
as with creating images.

— Niels Bohr

Astronomy

Early mouse fetuses generated without sperm or eggs for first time

New Scientist Space - Cosmology - Thu, 10/17/2019 - 11:00am
For the first time, artificial mouse embryos have started growing into early fetuses, but we are still a long way off making babies without sperm or eggs
Categories: Astronomy

Early mouse fetuses generated without sperm or eggs for first time

New Scientist Space - Space Headlines - Thu, 10/17/2019 - 11:00am
For the first time, artificial mouse embryos have started growing into early fetuses, but we are still a long way off making babies without sperm or eggs
Categories: Astronomy

Scientists Want to Make a 3D Map of the Entire World Before Climate Change Ruins It

Space.com - Thu, 10/17/2019 - 11:00am
A nonprofit called The Earth Archive wants to make a 3D map of the entire planet, before the climate crisis changes Earth's face forever.
Categories: Astronomy

NASA Just Unveiled the Space Suit to be Worn by the First Woman on the Moon

Space - SciAm - Thu, 10/17/2019 - 10:00am
Meet the xEMU space suit—and a new suit for the Orion spacecraft, too

-- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
Categories: Astronomy

Humans Will Never Live on Another Planet, Nobel Laureate Says. Here's Why.

Space.com - Thu, 10/17/2019 - 10:00am
Here's the reality: We're messing up the Earth and any far-out ideas of colonizing another orb when we're done with our own are wishful thinking.
Categories: Astronomy

SpaceX's Starlink Constellation Could Swell by 30,000 More Satellites

Space - SciAm - Thu, 10/17/2019 - 9:00am
The company’s constellation could eventually consist of 42,000 spacecraft

-- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
Categories: Astronomy

Quiz: How well do you cope with uncertainty?

New Scientist Space - Space Headlines - Thu, 10/17/2019 - 8:56am
Complete this questionnaire to find out what your “intolerance of uncertainty” is, and what that means for how you can better cope with life’s limbos
Categories: Astronomy

Quiz: How well do you cope with uncertainty?

New Scientist Space - Cosmology - Thu, 10/17/2019 - 8:56am
Complete this questionnaire to find out what your “intolerance of uncertainty” is, and what that means for how you can better cope with life’s limbos
Categories: Astronomy

How well do you cope with uncertainty?

New Scientist Space - Cosmology - Thu, 10/17/2019 - 8:56am
Complete this questionnaire to find out what your “intolerance of uncertainty” is, and what that means for how you can better cope with life’s limbos
Categories: Astronomy

How well do you cope with uncertainty?

New Scientist Space - Space Headlines - Thu, 10/17/2019 - 8:56am
Complete this questionnaire to find out what your “intolerance of uncertainty” is, and what that means for how you can better cope with life’s limbos
Categories: Astronomy

Planet Earth at Blue Hour

APOD - Thu, 10/17/2019 - 8:00am

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Categories: Astronomy, NASA

A Faux Saturn Moon Titan on Earth Could Solve Solar System Mystery

Space.com - Thu, 10/17/2019 - 7:13am
Big, schmancy compounds keep popping up all over the solar system, and new research may help clear up confusion about how they form in so many places.
Categories: Astronomy

Exotic 'Fuzzy' Dark Matter May Have Created Giant Filaments Across the Early Universe

Space.com - Thu, 10/17/2019 - 7:12am
Simulations help distinguish a cosmos containing fuzzy dark matter from one without it.
Categories: Astronomy

NASA Spots InSight Mars Lander and Curiosity Rover from Space (Photos)

Space.com - Thu, 10/17/2019 - 7:10am
New photos give us the best-ever look at NASA's InSight lander on the surface of Mars and show the circuitous route the Curiosity rover is taking up a big Red Planet mountain.
Categories: Astronomy

Archaeologists are racing to find a lost city before it's ransacked

New Scientist Space - Space Headlines - Thu, 10/17/2019 - 6:26am
Ancient tablets from the lost city of Iri-Sagrig are being recovered from smugglers. Now archaeologists are racing to trace it before it is completely ransacked
Categories: Astronomy

Archaeologists are racing to find a lost city before it's ransacked

New Scientist Space - Cosmology - Thu, 10/17/2019 - 6:26am
Ancient tablets from the lost city of Iri-Sagrig are being recovered from smugglers. Now archaeologists are racing to trace it before it is completely ransacked
Categories: Astronomy

Rocket Lab Launches Highest Mission Yet to Put Astro Digital Satellite in Orbit

Space.com - Wed, 10/16/2019 - 9:42pm
Rocket Lab's Electron booster lifted off today (Oct. 16) from Mahia Peninsula in New Zealand, carrying a technology-demonstrating satellite for California-based spacecraft manufacturer and operator Astro Digital.
Categories: Astronomy

Virgin Galactic Unveils Under Armour Spacesuits and 'Spacewear' for Space Tourist Flights

Space.com - Wed, 10/16/2019 - 6:46pm
Virgin Galactic lifted the curtain Wednesday (Oct. 16) on its new line of Under Amour "spacewear" for passengers on suborbital trips aboard its SpaceShipTwo vehicles.
Categories: Astronomy

Desert ant runs so fast it covers 100 times its body length per second

New Scientist Space - Cosmology - Wed, 10/16/2019 - 6:00pm
Saharan silver ants only have 10 minutes a day to find food in the searing desert heat, so they have evolved to run at almost a metre per second
Categories: Astronomy

Desert ant runs so fast it covers 100 times its body length per second

New Scientist Space - Space Headlines - Wed, 10/16/2019 - 6:00pm
Saharan silver ants only have 10 minutes a day to find food in the searing desert heat, so they have evolved to run at almost a metre per second
Categories: Astronomy