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'Ghost particle' found in Antarctica provides astronomy breakthrough

<b>(CNN) —</b> For the first time, scientists have been able to trace the origins of a ghostly subatomic particle that traveled 3.7 billion light-years to Earth. The tiny, high-energy cosmic particle is called a neutrino, and it was found by sensors deep in the Antarctic ice in the IceCube …

Physics

F1 form in 2018 giving Valtteri Bottas consolation in winless run

Valtteri Bottas says that knowing Mercedes is aware of his strong performances this season is some consolation for the bad luck he has suffered …

Auto Racing

Ryanair flight loses cabin pressure, 33 hospitalized: German police

BERLIN/DUBLIN (Reuters) - Thirty-three Ryanair passengers were treated in hospital, some bleeding from their ears, after their Croatia-bound plane lost cabin pressure and made an emergency landing in Frankfurt on Friday, German police said on Saturday.<p>Oxygen masks were released on the Ryanair …

germanpolice

The Plutonium "Demon Core" Killed Two Physicists Without Ever Exploding

<i>Our editors delve into Curiosity's top stories every day on a podcast that's shorter than your commute. Click here to listen and learn — in just a</i> …

Physics

Will We Ever Stop Using Rockets to Get to Space?

On March 16, 1926 in Auburn, Massachusetts, American engineer Robert Goddard launched the first liquid-fueled rocket. The flight lasted a mere 2.5 …

Space Travel

Jacques Villeneuve believes Williams F1 team is 'dead'

Jacques Villeneuve, the last driver to win a world championship with Williams, believes his former team is "dead" after its recent struggles.<p>Editor's …

Motor Racing

China's new destroyers: 'Power, prestige and majesty'

<b>Hong Kong (CNN) —</b> China's navy is getting bigger and better and doing it at a speed unmatched by any nation around the globe.<p>Earlier this month, the People's Liberation Army Navy launched two 13,000-ton Type 055 guided-missile destroyers -- Asia's largest, most sophisticated and most lethal combat …

Military

Why Red Bull F1 team gave Ricciardo and Verstappen different wings

Red Bull-Renault's long-standing power deficit to Formula 1 rivals Mercedes and Ferrari has often forced it to be aggressive with its wing settings …

Auto Racing

SpaceX is one step closer to launching astronauts into space

This week, SpaceX's Crew Dragon capsule arrived at Cape Canaveral, Florida after completing thermal vacuum and acoustic testing. This means the spacecraft is one step closer to its first launch, which will be an uncrewed test mission to the International Space Station. Demonstration Mission-1, or …

Space Exploration

New South African Telescope Releases Epic Image of the Galactic Center

You’re looking at the center of our galactic home, the Milky Way, as imaged by 64 radio telescopes in the South African wilderness.<p>Scientists …

Universe

Boeing, SpaceX unlikely to make manned flights to ISS in 2019

Boeing and SpaceX are unlikely to be able to send astronauts to the International Space Station (ISS) next year, according to a US government audit …

Space Exploration

These New Maps of Pluto and Its Moon Charon Are the Most Detailed Yet

By meticulously stitching together photos taken from two cameras aboard the New Horizons spacecraft, a team of scientists has compiled the most …

Solar System

Ferrari now Formula 1's benchmark engine - Red Bull boss Horner

Red Bull team boss Christian Horner believes Ferrari's 2018 Formula 1 engine is now the best on the grid.<p>Mercedes has set the standard for F1's V6 …

Motorsport

We Asked Celeb Physicist Brian Cox About Flat Earth Conspiracies, the Multiverse, and Ghosts

There’s a growing, bewildering movement of folks who reject the most basic learnings of science in favor of conspiracy theories and hocus pocus—as a …

Physics

NASA Is Training This 17-Year-Old Girl to Become One of the First Humans on Mars

While many of us can only dream of space travel, 17-year-old astronaut trainee Alyssa Carson is making it a reality. The ambitious Louisiana-based teenager has had her “heart set on the stars” ever since she was a little girl. At only 3 years old, she told her father, “Daddy, I want to be an …

Space Science

Pit Talk: Daniel Ricciardo cops post-race fine at British Grand Prix

ALL Red Bull could talk about after the British Grand Prix was how much its car struggled for speed in a straight line.<p>Unfortunately for Daniel …

Auto Racing

Red Bull F1 team 'exposed' by 'insane' Ferrari power advantage

Christian Horner says his Formula 1 drivers were "hugely exposed" by the "insane" speed advantage Ferrari enjoyed over Red Bull-Renault at the …

Auto Racing

Lunar mystery solved by recovery of lost Apollo mission tapes

<b>(CNN) —</b> NASA's Apollo missions in the 1960s and '70s served not only to land Americans on the lunar surface but to answer key questions about the moon that could be answered only by going there.<p>As often happens, those answers sometimes stirred up more questions -- or, as in this case, an abiding …

Space Science

How Vettel won at Ferrari's worst track - F1 - Autosport Plus

Silverstone is Silver Arrows territory. Or at least, it was until Sunday's British Grand Prix.<p>Sebastian Vettel's victory came at a track where …

Motorsport

More than just racing incidents, Mercedes blame Ferrari for deliberate collision with Hamilton’s car

This is the second such incident in the season after Vettel drove into Bottas’ Mercedes in the French Grand Prix on the first lap<p>Mercedes and Ferrari …

Auto Racing

Rare Green Comet Twice As Wide As Jupiter Could Be Visible To The Naked Eye In August

Comet PANSTARRS (C/2017 S3) is on what looks like its first visit to our solar system and will be making its closest approach to the sun on August 16.<p>…

Astronomy

British GP: Lewis Hamilton and Mercedes fume with Ferrari

"Interesting tactics from this side," says Hamilton after Raikkonen shunt. Wolff adds: "This is either deliberate or incompetence"<p>Lewis Hamilton said …

Auto Racing

Nuclear weapons are as confusing as they are deadly — here are 16 terms you keep hearing and what they actually mean

Nuclear weapons are humankind's most fearsome creations.<p>In a matter of minutes, one nuclear-armed nation can level dozens of cities, spread radioactive fallout for hundreds or thousands of miles, and wreck Earth's climate.<p>Most people are familiar with the basics: Slap together enough uranium or …

North Korea

‘Very likely’: Dan’s fresh Red Bull admission

The Australian is out of contract at the end of the season and is understood to have been offered a significant pay rise at McLaren.<p>But with the …

Auto Racing

Incredibly rude nearby star system is firing particles at Earth like a ‘cosmic ray gun’

Our Sun is obviously the most intense place in our Solar System, but it’s actually pretty chill when compared to many other systems. Eta Carinae, for …

Universe

Electrifying photographs of storms... taken by a pilot at 40,000ft

Most of us know the horror of the white-knuckle red-eye: that dread as the plane is tossed about in nocturnal turbulence. But while passengers clutch the seat and pray, Ecuadorian long-haul pilot Santiago Borja sits in his cockpit trying to focus – not on the altimeter but through the viewfinder of …

UFOs

F1: Sebastian Vettel wins Formula 1 2018 British Grand Prix

Sebastian Vettel has extended his lead of the world championship after victory over Lewis Hamilton in a chaotic and controversial British GP.<p>On a …

Auto Racing

This Map Shows Where Your House Was on Pangea

The view might have been a little bit different<p>Earth has changed a lot over millions of years, but real estate is forever. That's the idea behind software engineer Ian Webster's tool which allows users to find where their home address would have been on the ancient mega-continent Pangea.<p>The tool …

Earth Science

Both Williams to start British GP from pitlane after rear wing changes

Williams Formula 1 drivers Sergey Sirotkin and Lance Stroll will start the British Grand Prix from the pitlane after the team decided to change the …

British Grand Prix

Mark Webber on the epic Lewis Hamilton-Sebastian Vettel rivalry

‘Epic’ is Mark Webber’s typically pithy assessment of the battle for this year’s Formula One world championship between Lewis Hamilton and Sebastian Vettel. The former driver is well placed to judge. He has no little experience with both of them, racing alongside Vettel at Red Bull for five years …

Motor Racing