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Orbital ATK’s Cygnus Spacecraft Successfully Completes Rendezvous and Berthing with International Space Station | Seeking Alpha

“S.S. J.R. Thompson” Delivers Approximately 7,400 Pounds of Cargo and Scientific Experiments<p>Cygnus Scheduled For Seven Week Stay at Orbiting …

Space

Astronauts Going to Mars Will Absorb Crazy Amounts of Radiation. Now We Know How Much.

There are plenty of challenges to putting people on Mars, whether you look at the rocket, the astronaut or the planet itself.<p>New data from one of the …

NASA's Parker solar probe returns first images from its journey to the Sun- Technology News, Firstpost

Just over a month into its seven-year mission to touch the Sun, NASA's Parker Solar Probe has beamed back the first-light data from each of its four …

Parker Solar Probe

Watch a Satellite Net a Cubesat in Awesome Space Junk Cleanup Test

The video is stunning: A satellite in orbit fires a net to snare a nearby target in the pioneering demonstration of space-junk-cleanup technology.<p>The …

CubeSat

Basecamp Modular Tailgate System

Turn your tailgate into a tailgate with the Basecamp, a modular truck tailgate system currently seeking crowdfunding on Kickstarter. Initial Basecamp …

Tailgating

The Universe’s Strongest Material is a Cosmic Lasagna

Humans have looked for harder, stronger substances for millennia, replacing rock with iron, steel, composites and now graphene. But it may be awhile …

Neutron Stars

This Street Artist Paints Graffiti That's So Realistic It's Scary

Whoa!

3D

Astronomers just discovered Spock's home planet, Vulcan

No one is saying that any pointy-eared aliens live there, but astronomers have discovered an exoplanet orbiting 40 Eridani A, a star known to "Star Trek" fans as the host star of Spock's home planet, Vulcan.<p>The newfound exoplanet is 16 light-years from Earth in the Constellation Eridanus. It orbits …

University of Florida

Toyota Supra first drive review: More reset than reboot

Supra's center of gravity is actually lower than that of the Toyota 86, a car built around a flat-four engine specifically designed to lower the CoG.

Toyota

The 2020 Chevrolet Tahoe Looks Similar, Hides a Big Change Underneath

It's adopting a new independent rear suspension, just like the Suburban.<p><b>What It Is:</b> The next generation of Chevrolet's truck-based Tahoe SUV. Like its larger sibling the Suburban, the new Tahoe will follow the lead of the new Chevrolet Silverado pickup on which it's based. With the same priorities …

Tahoe

A 12-mile, underground lake may have been found on Mars. What could live there?

The red Martian surface may be barren and arid, but about a mile underneath Mars' south pole, scientists think they've found something …

European Space Agency

These Two Barn-Find Plymouth Superbirds Are Going to Sell for All the Money

Just under 2,000 Plymouth Superbirds were ever produced in all of their too-high rear spoiler glory. Finding one of these for sale is rare enough, …

Plymouth

What's the Maximum Gravity We Could Survive? - D-brief

By Michael Allen | September 20, 2018 2:13 pm<p>The super-Earth Kepler 62f, estimated to be around 40% larger than Earth. <i>(Credit: …

Planets

Hints of the 4th dimension have been detected by physicists

Physicists have understood at least theoretically, that there may be higher dimensions, besides our normal three. The first clue came in 1905 when …

Magnetism

Scientists baffled by neutron star giving off strange light and cannot explain it

It's a never-before-seen finding by NASA<p>NASA has discovered a bizarre infrared light emission from a neutron star and is unclear about what is …

Particles

Mazda Flips Rotary Engine, Shrinks It Down For Range Extender

The compact, single-rotor engine sounds exactly like revived rotary that a Mazda exec is teasing.<p>A new patent from Mazda has the Japanese automaker …

Patents

Here's What's So Worrying About Elon Musk's Latest Moon Plans

Things are going to get awfully busy for Elon Musk in 2023. That’s the year that Japanese entrepreneur and paying passenger Yusaku Maezawa will set …

Falcon Heavy

We Know Almost Nothing About Proxima b, The Closest Exoplanet To Earth

Every star that fills the night sky carries along with it one of the greatest hopes and fears that humanity has ever wondered about: the possibility that we aren’t alone in the Universe. A generation ago, each star was considered a luminous point of hope, but we had no idea whether planets were …

Planetary Habitability

Porsche's Sleek Chargers Will Power up EVs in Just 15 Minutes

Until now, if you wanted a fun, stylish, luxurious, long-range electric car, you had to buy a Tesla. Elon Musk’s automaker was the first to produce …

Porsche

2020 Chevy Tahoe spied with independent rear suspension

The first sighting of the redesigned Tahoe<p>Here's our first glimpse of the next Chevrolet Tahoe set to debut sometime next year. Unfortunately, the whole vehicle appears to be covered top to bottom in cladding, so it's not easy to make much of it.<p>The biggest thing we can see is what looks like an …

Tahoe

558m-year-old fossils identified as oldest known animal

A fossilised lifeform that existed 558m years ago has been identified as the oldest known animal, according to new research.<p>The findings confirm that animals existed at least 20m years before the so-called Cambrian explosion of animal life, which took place about 540m years ago and saw the …

University of Cambridge

Razer Raiju Ultimate controller review: It doesn't get much better than this

Razer is certainly no stranger to manufacturing quality products. From headsets to controllers, you know your money is being spent wisely. Razer now …

PS4 Pro

Workers try to stuff dead whale in dumpster

This was a whale of a bad idea.<p>Someone with barnacles for brains tossed a 4,000-pound whale inside a way-too-tiny dumpster — and video captures the …

Whales

NASA's Solar Parker Probe snaps first image on its way to "touch the Sun"

Following a successful launch last month that set it on a path to rendezvous with the Sun, NASA's Solar Parker Probe has fired up its scientific …

Johns Hopkins University

2018 Best Driver's Car: A Record-Breaking Year

There is a heavy stillness in the air, the weight of expectation.<p>Less than an hour before, our resident pro driver, Randy Pobst, had flung the mighty McLaren 720S around WeatherTech Raceway Laguna Seca in 1 minute, 29.78 seconds—the fastest lap ever recorded in the history of our Best Driver's Car …

Alfa Romeo

Uh oh, there might be something wrong with NASA’s Curiosity rover now

NASA’s rover situation on Mars is, well, complicated. The aging Curiosity rover was swallowed up by the planet-wide dust storm that covered Mars …

Dust Storms

SpaceX plans to launch a giant spaceship around the moon. But how will it land back on Earth?

The giant 100-passenger spaceship that SpaceX plans to load with a billionaire and a clutch of artists may one day circle the moon, perhaps as soon …

BFR

Restaurateur gets lobsters stoned before killing them

The next time you go to dinner at a fancy restaurant you might spot a chilled-out lobster hanging out in the seafood tank.<p>While most of us would like to believe lobsters don't feel pain when we boil them alive for dinner, one restaurateur wants to find a more peaceful end for the tasty …

Watch A Tesla Race A Superbike, Formula 1 Car, Jet, Airplane & More

Well, this Tesla fares pretty well, despite the competition.This is one of those strange matchups that we stumble upon from time to time. Take a …

Military Aircraft

Amazing footage shows a net being shot through outer space to clean up dangerous space debris

Researchers from Airbus and the University of Surrey in England have captured a small satellite in space using a net fired from another spacecraft.<p>Here's the actual footage of the moment:<p>That makes "Space Debris Catcher" sound like one of the coolest jobs going in the future.<p>But it's one possible …

Space Debris