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Private Japanese Rocket Crashes to Earth in Fiery Launch Failure

A private Japanese rocket crashed to Earth in a fiery explosion on Saturday (June 30) just moments after lifting off from a test site near the town …

Who is the Iranian group targeted by bombers and beloved of Trump allies?

Cult-like MeK was listed as terrorist group in US until 2012 – but its opposition to Tehran has attracted backing of John Bolton, Rudy Giuliani and others bent on regime change in Iran<p>The Mujahedin-e-Khalq (MeK), the extreme Iranian opposition group who was the target of a foiled bombing attack in …

Trump White House sets turnover records

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump has seen staff turnover in excess of 37 percent over the calendar year ending June 30, an AP analysis of White House filings shows.<p>According to the most recent filing, 141 staffers who worked for the president at that point last year are gone, with 138 new …

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SpaceX’s science-laden Dragon cargo spaceship hooks up with space station

<b>News Brief:</b> Three days after its launch, SpaceX’s robotic Dragon cargo capsule is now attached to the International Space Station. Astronauts used …

It's a Beautiful Baby Exoplanet! Historic Photo Is 1st View of Alien World Being Born

A stunning, first-of-its-kind photo shows a huge, newfound alien world taking shape in the disk of gas and dust surrounding a young star.<p>The image is …

India is the most dangerous country for women. It must face reality | Deepa Narayan

Indian women are in a constant state of vigilance, like a country on terrorist alert<p>I am proud of the beauty and the ancient culture of my country, India. I am not proud of the fact that India has been named the most dangerous country in the world for women in a recent Thomson Reuters Foundation …

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Drinking Coffee May Help You Live Longer, Study Says

A new study provides more good news for coffee lovers. Drinking coffee is associated with a lower risk of early death — virtually regardless of how …

World UFO Day: Are We Really Alone? The Question Is Worthy of Serious Study

<i>This article was originally published at The Conversation. The publication contributed the article to Space.com's Expert Voices: Op-Ed</i><p>Are we alone? …

A koala’s diet would kill most mammals. Their genome reveals how they survive

Imagine being able to sniff or lick a chunk of cheese and immediately know its nutritional value. That’s what koalas do when they forage on their …

Philippines mayor Antonio Halili shot dead by sniper, police chief says

<b>(CNN) —</b> A controversial Philippines mayor who gained notoriety for parading people arrested on drug offenses was shot and killed by a sniper at a flag-raising ceremony at Tanauan City Hall on Monday morning.<p>Tanauan City Mayor Antonio Halili was killed by a single shot to the chest from an unknown …

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SpaceX Dragon Delivers 'World's Strongest Coffee,' Ice Cream & More to Space Station

A SpaceX Dragon cargo ship arrived at the International Space Station early Monday (July 2) carrying nearly 3 tons of supplies for astronauts, …

Restoration Begins on NASA's Last Flight-Configured Saturn IB Rocket

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, Fla. — An extensive effort is underway to save NASA's last remaining flight-configured rocket of the same type that launched …

World's first animals caused global warming that led to multiple mass extinctions, study reveals

When some of the first worm-like creatures evolved at the bottom of the sea, they triggered a wave of global warming that would ultimately be their …

Does Anything Other Than Light Travel At The Speed Of Light?

<i>Does anything other than light travel at the speed of light? originally appeared on Quora:</i> <i>the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and better understand the world</i>.<p><b>Answer by Viktor T. Toth, IT pro, part-time physicist, on Quora:</b><p>Anything massless would travel in a …

Look up, be patient and 'think about how big the universe is': Expert tips for stargazing this summer

If you're camping, hiking or otherwise outside city limits this summer, Brenden Petracek advises you to look up.<p>The president of Winnipeg's chapter …

12 fantastic science fiction and fantasy novels that you should check out this July

Distant planets, fantasy adventures, and more to add to your reading list<p>Robots are a regular staple in science fiction, from Isaac Asimov’s book <i>I, Robot</i> to the latest episode of <i>Westworld</i>. So while I was at an event in Boston, I picked up <i>Generation Robot: A Century of Science Fiction, Fact, and</i> …

Birth of a planet captured for first time as gas giant bigger than Jupiter swirls into existence

Even by astronomical standards it is a discovery that is out of this world.<p>Scientists have for the first time witnessed the birth of a planet, a huge gas giant many times the size of Jupiter, swirling into existence 370 light years from Earth.<p>The theory of how gas planets form from a vortex of …

Is the Great Red Spot the source of Jupiter's mysterious heat?

Jupiter, the largest planet in our solar system, has never been short on mystery. But one question that has proven particularly puzzling is why the …

SpaceX will spend $300 million on Red Dragon Mars mission, NASA says

SpaceX is likely spending about $300 million on its unmanned Red Dragon Mars mission, according to NASA estimates.<p>The topic came up at a NASA Advisory Council committee meeting Tuesday, when agency official Jim Reuter said SpaceX's spending on the mission was about 10 times that of NASA's, …

The Slow-Moving Disaster Happening At Farms Around America

Farms waste billions of pounds of food, but there are movements afoot to curb the problem.<p>Every day, Tianna Kennedy walks through the crops that blanket the 70-acre expanse of idyllic farmland she helms in New York’s Northern Catskill region.<p>Kennedy grows hundreds of varieties of organic vegetables …

Deep Space Radiation Caused Heart Problems For Apollo Astronauts

Heart Health<p>The Apollo astronauts — the first men to land on the moon — took a giant leap for mankind. But the deep space radiation that dosed the men who left the Earth's orbit may have damaged their hearts, according to a new study published Thursday in the journal Science.<p>The number of deaths …

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World-Famous Scientist: God Created the Universe

Michio Kaku has made a name for himself as a world-leading theoretical physicist unafraid to speak his mind.<p>Kaku, the Henry Semat Chair and …

Why Your Brain Tricks You Into Thinking These Stationary Circles Are Moving

New brain-imaging research investigates the optical illusion.<p>The Pinna illusion is one of the best examples of why you should never fully trust your brain. It’s also the subject of two new studies that used brain scans to determine where in our heads reality breaks down and this illusion takes over.<p>…

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The ‘Little Lion’ Galaxy that Could Shed Light on the Early Universe

“Low-metal-abundance galaxies are extremely rare, so we want to learn everything we can."<p>Astronomers just announced the discovery of the most metal-poor galaxy in the local universe, a bundle of stars located 30 million light years away in the constellation Leo Minor. The system goes by AGC 198691 …

Home energy storage is the driving force of the future, claims Tesla trailblazer

When it comes to grabbing headlines with visions of the future, few can beat entrepreneur and inventor Elon Musk. He’s behind SpaceX, the rocket company that he sees as a vehicle to his dream of colonising Mars.<p>Better known, perhaps, are his Tesla electric cars, an increasingly common sight in the …

The Most Dangerous Space Weapons Ever

Photo Credit: U.S. Air Force<p>Slide 1 of 22<p>Wild Space Weapons Ideas<p>While space has been an excellent forum for peaceful exploration, it is also an …

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Nasa to start 'biggest man-made fire in space' in quest to keep astronauts safe

Nasa scientists will ignite the "the biggest man-made fire ever in space" in a bid to research how flames spread in space and keep astronauts safe. …