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NASA Historian Says Estimated Amount Of Trash On Moon Sounds Accurate

William Barry noted that the oft-quoted estimate of at least 400,000 pounds of moon junk is mostly made up of the remains of space vehicles sent to …

Space Exploration

NASA's gold coating technology shines on Oscar trophies at the 90th Academy Awards

Mar,05 2018 09:09:50 IST<p>Who would have thought that NASA and <b>Oscars</b> would have had something in common! Well, they do now and how.<p>90th Oscars …

Why selling off the International Space Station would be a tricky mission for the U.S.

The International Space Station is considered a shining example of the uniting power of science. Since the late 1980s, countries that were once at …

Space Exploration

Elon Musk’s Tesla Roadster In Space Might Be Loaded With Bacteria, Purdue Professors Say

The famed Roadster could possibly be carrying a huge load of terrestrial bacteria, due to the fact it wasn't cleaned or sterilized before launch.<p>It’s …

NASA telescopes discover water-rich exoplanet atmosphere

An artist’s depiction of WASP-39b and its parent star. They are located some 700 light-years from Earth. Image Credit: NASA / ESA / G. Bacon and A. …

Astronomy

SpaceX is Days Away From a Major Milestone for the Falcon 9 Rocket

This Tuesday’s planned launch of the Hispasat 30W-6 from Kennedy Space Center will be a landmark for Elon Musk’s SpaceX. If everything goes according …

SpaceX is Getting Serious About Its Future BFR Launchpad to Mars

When SpaceX does begin sending people to Mars, the last part of Earth they see from the ground — perhaps ever if it’s a one-way trip — will likely be …

Oscars Red Carpet 2018: See All the Stars Arrive

1 of 95<p>Danai Gurira<p>Advertisement<p>2 of 95<p>Emily Blunt<p>3 of 95<p>Meryl Streep<p>Advertisement<p>4 of 95<p>Emma Stone<p>Advertisement<p>5 of 95<p>Laura Louie & Woody …

Jimmy Kimmel's 5 best Oscar jokes

<b>(CNN) —</b> We can always count on Jimmy Kimmel to be the host we need right now.<p>Sunday night he hit the perfect tone to open the 90th Academy Awards.<p>From joking about last year's best picture fiasco to saying the Oscar statue is "literally a statue of limitations" because he keeps his hands to himself …

The Shape of Water wins best picture at Oscars 2018

The Shape of Water has won the Oscar for best picture at the 90th Academy Awards, defeating strong competition from Get Out, Lady Bird and Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri in what had been considered the closest Oscar race in many years.<p>The award was presented by Warren Beatty and Faye …

La La Land

Oscars 2018: The full winners' list

Who won big at the 90th annual Academy Awards, honoring the best film work of 2017? Check out the list of Oscar winners <b>(in bold)</b> and nominees:<p><b>BEST PICTURE</b><p><i>Call Me By Your Name<br>Darkest Hour<br>Dunkirk<br>Get Out<br>Lady Bird<br>Phantom Thread<br>The Post</i><b><br>WINNER:</b> <i>The Shape of Water</i><i><br>Three Billboards Outside Ebbing,</b> …

Frances McDormand Asks All Female Nominees to Stand During Her Best Actress Acceptance Speech

Frances McDormand won Best Actress at the 90th Annual Academy Awards.<p>The actress gave an emotional speech before asking every female nominee in the …

Swihart shines again as Red Sox earn another spring win vs Orioles

BOSTON -- Rick Porcello looks a lot more like the pitcher who won the 2016 AL Cy Young Award than the one who lost 17 games last year.<p>That is one …

How Yankees' Justus Sheffield went from 'special' to sputtering

Yankees prospect Justus Sheffield gets hit hard vs. Phillies

Report: Red Sox will not change terms of JD Martinez deal

Oct 4, 2017; Phoenix, AZ, USA; Arizona Diamondbacks outfielder J.D. Martinez (28) against the Colorado Rockies in the 2017 National League wildcard …

How Yankees will pay for starting pitching help in this Bizarro MLB

Chris Archer, Cole Hamels and Matt Harvey<p>TAMPA — In this increasingly topsy-turvy baseball universe, you should turn your telescope around to get the …

Matt Harvey

Freak sprinkler accident takes down Tim Tebow

PORT ST. LUCIE — Tim Tebow is taking it carefully around the turns after a freak mishap last week.<p>The former Heisman Trophy winner is nursing a …

Major League Baseball

10 incredible travel experiences to add to your bucket list right now

1/<p>10. Tuscany in One Day Sightseeing Tour<p>Some of the world's most recognizable and stunning feats of architecture and Renaissance art can be found in …

European Travel

Hesitant to Travel Solo? Here’s Why You Should Plan Your Next Trip Alone

“Don’t you get lonely?” “Isn’t it dangerous?” “Won’t you get bored?” To some travelers, venturing out on a trip on your own seems like a frightening …

These Spring Break Destinations Are Perfect If You're Traveling Solo

Even though traveling alone can sound a little bit intimidating, it's actually so incredible, and it's something that everyone should experience at …

The Most Popular Travel Destinations in Asia

The largest and most populous continent intrigues with its natural splendor, eye-catching architecture, rich culture, and culinary …

This Is How You Do Spring Break Like An Adult

Ah, spring. It's a time of year when the winter doldrums can seem overwhelming; the excitement of the holidays has passed, but summer is still …

Travel

Farty passenger forces flight to make emergency landing

A pilot made an emergency landing after a fight broke out over a passenger who allegedly refused to stop passing gas.<p>Two Dutchmen sitting next to the …

Aviation

How Pilots Use the Seat Belt Sign to Send Secret Messages to Cabin Crew

Every flight is an opportunity to crack secret aviation codes.<p>Astute passengers will notice black triangle stickers located over select seats in the …

Seatbelt

Iran Aseman Airlines crash: Years of sanctions have left passengers with one of oldest air fleets in the world

Sixty-six people have died in a second aviation tragedy in a week. After the loss of a Russian airline near Moscow, fatalities from plane crashes so …

Aviation

'Shamefully late': Mumbai begins work on new airport after 20-year wait

Mumbai finally started work on a new airport more than two decades after first proposing it, as jets ran out of space to operate in one of the …

China's J-20 stealth fighter jet has officially entered service

Ready to "safeguard China's sovereignty, security and territorial integrity."<p>The People's Liberation Army Air Force has officially deployed its J-20 stealth fighters to frontline fighter squadrons. Shen Jinke, a PLAAF spokesman, told the Xinhua News Agency that the new fighters were ready to …

Military

SoftBank seeks to join Swiss Re board in $10bn stake talks

SoftBank, the Japanese tech-to-financial conglomerate, is seeking to join Swiss Re’s board to influence how the reinsurer manages its $161bn in …

Silicon Valley Explores a New Investment: Your Home

Startups backed by deep-pocketed investors are looking at a new way to profit from rising home prices<p>Some well-funded startups have an unusual pitch for homeowners strapped for cash: Let’s own this house together.<p>A handful of companies, including those backed by marquee Silicon Valley names such as …

Silicon Valley

Reliance, global tech firms to invest $9.3 billion in industrial area

MUMBAI (Reuters) - Reliance Industries Ltd and global technology companies will invest 600 billion rupees ($9.34 billion) over 10 years to set up an integrated industrial area in Maharashtra, the company's chairman Mukesh Ambani said.<p>More than 20 global firms including Cisco, Siemens, Corning Inc., …