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This week in space: Hubble's successor is complete, NASA tussles with SpaceX - ExtremeTech

This week in space: Hubble’s successor is complete, NASA tussles with SpaceX<p>By on November 4, 2016 at 11:40 am<p>This site may earn affiliate …

NASA, FEMA Hold Asteroid Emergency Planning Exercise

What would we do if we discovered a large asteroid on course to impact Earth? While highly unlikely, that was the high-consequence scenario discussed …

Space

Say goodbye to science class as you know it

In California, the guidelines for how to teach science are changing.<p>It should be hands-on, education officials now say, and its concepts should be connected to other subjects.<p>California is one of a number of states that in recent years adopted what are called Next Generation Science Standards — …

Teaching

Mars rover stumbles upon strange object on Red Planet

NASA’s Mars rover Curiosity stumbled upon a dark grey, golf-ball-sized object last week that looks nothing like the typical red-orange rocks that are …

'Shaky' Solar Eclipse Spotted from Space (Video)

A "shaky" solar eclipse in space was captured by one of NASA's sun-gazing spacecraft. The agency's Solar Dynamics Observatory (SDO) caught the …

Physicists Find More Evidence That a New Subatomic Structure Exists

The 'impossible' four-neutron particle.<p>In February this year, Japanese researchers rocked the physics world when they claimed they'd finally …

Physics

Psychology Researchers Found New Evidence for the 'Broken Windows' Policing Theory

Do visual signs of neglect encourage criminality? The long-controversial idea may have just gotten a little stronger.<p>First devised by a pair of criminologists writing in <i>The</i> <i>Atlantic</i> some 34 years ago, the theory of “broken windows” swept U.S. cities during the crime-ridden 1980s and 90s. Former New …