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'California Will Launch Its Own Damn Satellites,' Governor Brown Tells Trump

California Gov. Jerry Brown has launched a blistering attack on President-elect Donald Trump's stance on climate change, telling a gathering of scientists that he will do everything in his power to protect laboratories and advanced research.<p>In an address Wednesday to a conference of the American …

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'Dark twin' of the Milky Way galaxy discovered

<b>(CNN) —</b> Welcome to the dark side of the universe. In a direct contrast with the beautifully bright Milky Way galaxy, a "dark twin" called Dragonfly 44 has been discovered 300 million light-years away in the Coma constellation, according to a new study.<p>But don't cue "Star Wars' " Imperial March …

Universe

New Experiment Hints at Why the Universe Is Made of Something Rather Than Nothing

Key differences between matter and antimatter could explain why the universe is filled with matter.<p>Sometimes the simplest questions are the most vexing. One of the biggest questions in science right now is simply: Why is there something rather than nothing? While it might sound like a debate topic …

Physics

How SpaceX And NASA Will Work Together To Put A Dragon On Mars

NASA to take a supportive role in the 2018 mission<p>In 2018, SpaceX could become the first private company to land its own spacecraft on Mars. But it doesn't plan to do so alone. NASA wants to see if SpaceX's landing tech could put astronauts on Mars, and to find out, its vowed to help the private …

Hillary Clinton believes in science. That shouldn’t be noteworthy.

Thirty minutes into Hillary Clinton’s speech accepting the Democratic Party’s nomination for president, she made a simple admission that, in 2016, …

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Quantum drag - Scienmag: Latest Science and Health News

Friction and drag are commonplace in nature. You experience these phenomena when riding in an airplane, pairing electrical wiring, or rubbing pieces …

NASA Finds More Than 100 New Planets, And Some May Support Life

The Kepler telescope.<p>NASA has just discovered 100 new exoplanets — and they say some could support life.<p>NASA recently announced that an international …

Watch the intense movie-style trailer for NASA's Jupiter mission

NASA's Juno spacecraft launched back in 2011 for a Star Trek-style five-year mission to Jupiter, the largest planet in our solar system. Jupiter may also be the roughest, toughest planet around. The space agency released a movie-style trailer highlighting Jupiter's many intimidating features and …

Astronomy

NASA's OSIRIS-REx mission will have a map for that - Scienmag: Latest Science and Health News

On Sept. 8, NASA's OSIRIS-REx spacecraft is scheduled to launch for terra incognita: the unknown surface of the near-Earth asteroid Bennu. Like …

It Takes Just Four Minutes To Explain the Entire Universe

In need of a quick refresher course on, well, the science of pretty much everything? Here’s a cheeky, irreverent summation of the universe in just …

Dark Matter

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NASA fuel tank arrives at port ahead of trip through Los Angeles

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - A NASA fuel tank arrived at a port on Wednesday ahead of a planned mission this weekend to tow the giant apparatus through the streets of Los Angeles and display it with the space shuttle Endeavour at a science center.<p>The California Science Center, the museum where the …

Space exploration will spur transhumanism and mitigate existential risk

When people think about rocket ships and space exploration, they often imagine traveling across the Milky Way, landing on mysterious planets and even meeting alien life forms.<p>In reality, humans’ drive to get off Planet Earth has led to tremendous technological advances in our mundane daily lives — …

NASA Invests In Suspended Animation, Growable Space Habitats, And More

To take us to Mars and beyond<p>NASA wants to put humans on Mars in the 2030s, and it's probably going to take some crazy ideas to get us there. Toward that end, the NASA Innovative Advanced Concepts (NIAC) Program has just announced a second round of funding for 8 crazy, futuristic, brain-tickling …

Space Travel

5 Mistakes to Avoid When Cooking Salmon

When it comes to cooking salmon, versatility reigns. This is a fish that works with a huge variety of flavor combinations, and you can take your pick …