science

Richard Branson’s Virgin Orbit enters space on the second attempt

Richard Branson’s Virgin Orbit enters space on the second attempt

Billionaire Richard Branson's Virgin Orbit first reached space on Sunday with a successful test of its airplane-launched rocket. It put ten NASA satellites into orbit and reached a major milestone af...

NASA testing of Mega Moon rocket motors unexpectedly aborts

NASA testing of Mega Moon rocket motors unexpectedly aborts

NASA's Boeing-built space exploration rocket briefly ignited all four engines of its giant core stage for the first time on Saturday, interrupting a crucial test to advance a years-delayed US governme...

NASA InSight Mars Digger bites the dust after two years

NASA InSight Mars Digger bites the dust after two years on the Red Planet

NASA pronounced the Martian grave dead Thursday after failing to dig deep into the red planet to take its temperature.Scientists in Germany tried for two years to drill their thermal probe, the so-cal...

Jeff Bezos’ Blue Origin plans to fly first passengers in

Jeff Bezos’ Blue Origin plans to fly first passengers in space by April: report

Billionaire space company Blue Origin, Jeff Bezos, plans to carry the first passengers in its New Shepard spacecraft as early as April, CNBC reported on Thursday, citing people familiar with the matte...

Scientists create miniature underwater robots that swarm like fish

Scientists create miniature underwater robots that swarm like fish

Inspired by how schools of fish intuitively synchronize their movements, Harvard scientists have developed miniature underwater robots that can form autonomous schools.Each robotic fish known as a blu...

The Malaysian team turns pineapple waste into single-use drone parts

The Malaysian team turns pineapple waste into single-use drone parts

Malaysian researchers have developed a method of converting the fibers contained in normally discarded pineapple leaves into a strong material that can be used to make the frames for unmanned aircraft...

OpenAI’s new AI models create images from text and classify

OpenAI’s new AI models create images from text and classify them better

OpenAI has introduced DALL-E and CLIP, two new generative AI models with which you can generate images from your text and divide your images into categories. DALL · E is a neural network that can ge...

Researchers discover a way to make jet fuel from CO2

Researchers discover a way to make jet fuel from CO2

A new breakthrough could help reduce the carbon footprint of aviation with the aim of bringing jet emissions to zero. A team of researchers from the University of Oxford successfully converted carbon...

First data from the Chandrayaan-2 Moon Mission published: ISRO

First data from the Chandrayaan-2 Moon Mission published: ISRO

The Indian space research organization announced Thursday that it had released the first record of the country's second mission to the moon, the Chandrayaan-2, to the general public. Chandrayaan-2 wa...

A serotonin sensor designed by AI can help scientists study

A serotonin sensor designed by AI can help scientists study sleep and mental health

In an article in Cell, researchers funded by the National Institutes of Health described how they used advanced genetic engineering to convert a bacterial protein into a new research tool that could m...