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Neuroscientists Have Accidentally Discovered a Whole New Role For The Cerebellum

We've only just scratched the surface.<p>One of the best-known regions of the brain, the cerebellum accounts for just 10 percent of the organ's total …

A mission to Mars is a NASA goal under new law signed by Trump

President Donald Trump has his eyes set on the red planet — but at the expense of Earth's environment.<p>According to the <i>Associated Press</i>, Trump signed …

SpaceX Studying Landing Sites for Mars Missions

THE WOODLANDS, Texas — SpaceX has been working with NASA to identify potential landing sites on Mars for both its Red Dragon spacecraft and future …

Space Exploration

This Black Hole Ripped Up a Star Then Pummelled It With Its Own Remains

Black holes DGAF.<p>Some 290 million years ago, in a distant galaxy called PGC 043234, there lived a Sun-like star with a death wish. When it strayed too close to its galaxy's central black hole, which possessed a gravitational bulk equal to three million of our Suns, the wayward star was ensnared by …

Trump Will Sign the Mars-Focused NASA Bill Tuesday

In a press briefing on Monday, press secretary Sean Spicer announced that President Trump <i>will</i> indeed approve S442, the NASA Transition Authorization …

Space Science

The Curiosity Mars rover's wheels are starting to break

Not even space robots are immune to the effects of old age<p>Since August of 2012, NASA's Curiosity Rover has tooled around the red planet doing science for us Earthlings. Now, nearly five years and some 10 miles later, the robot is starting to experience the wear and tear of an aging machine: On …

Mexico-sized algae bloom in the Arabian Sea connected to climate change

Talk of climate change probably evokes images of rising sea levels or hotter temperatures, but what about algae blooms? Scientists have made a direct …

Mars May Once Have Had Rings, And It Will Again ... Eventually

Mars may once have had a ring and would probably have them again sometime in the future, according to a theory put forward by two scientists from …

Does Dark Matter Exist, Or Is Gravity Wrong? The Answer Lies Billions Of Years In The Past

When we look out at the luminous matter in the Universe — stars, galaxies, clusters of galaxies and the hot gas in and between them — it tells a couple of different stories. One is the story of how normal matter (based on atomic nuclei and electrons) comes together to emit, absorb and otherwise …

Dark Matter