Cygnus

Record-holding cats found dead in owners’ burned home

Arcturus and Cygnus, who both appeared in the 2018 Guinness World Record book, were believed to have escaped blaze

Cats

Two Record-Holding Cats Died Together After A Fire Burned Down Their Owner's Home

RIP Arcturus Aldebaran Powers and Cygnus Regulus Powers.<p>Following the Nov. 13 fire that destroyed Will and Lauren Powers' home and all their worldly possessions in Michigan, the family said they sifted through rubble by hand for weeks in the hopes that their three beloved cats along with a friend's …

Magnetic energy surrounding black hole much less than estimated

In a paper published in <i>Science</i> this week, scientists have discussed their observations of the black hole part of the binary star system and …

Universe

Rush’s “A Farewell To Kings” Gets 40th Anniversary Reissue

It’s been 40 years since Rush released <i>A Farewell To Kings</i>. The album, which notably features the hit “Closer to the Heart” among others, is being …

Bass Guitar

SpaceX Launch Slips, Cygnus Leaving and BEAM Stay Extended – Space Station

SpaceX has delayed the launch of its next Dragon resupply mission to the International Space Station to no earlier than Dec. 12. Back on orbit, the …

Exploration

Fast Facts: $100K Missing Cat Reward

Powers family offers $100k in bitcoin as reward for missing Guinness Record holding pets<p>By now, all of metro Detroit has heard about the area house …

Detroit

The Eastern Veil Nebula in Cygnus

• Access our interactive Atlas of the Stars<br>• Get full access to StarDome PLUS<br>• Columnist articles<br>• Search and view our equipment review archive<br>• Receive full …

Astronomy

Next Crew in Russia as Station Preps for Cargo Missions

Expedition 54-55 is the next crew to launch to the space station. They are (from left) Norishige Kanai of the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency, …

Exploration

Astronomers identify dozens of new OB-type stars in the Cygnus OB2 stellar association

(Phys.org)—European astronomers have identified 42 new massive members of the Cygnus OB2 stellar association. The discovery increases the young …

Space Station

Adam Jesionkiewicz's Astrophotography Captures Beautiful Nebulas

<i>All images by Adam Jesionkiewicz. Used with Creative Commons permission.</i><p>If you think astrophotography is all about photographing the star trails and …

Missing: Four cats in the Detroit area. Reward: $100,000

Cygnus and Arcturus are two Detroit-area cats with some very big claims to fame. Arcturus, a spotted Savannah who measures 19.05 inches high, in the …

Cats

A Couple Is Offering $50,000 in Bitcoin for Their Missing Guinness World Record-Holding Cats

One cat holds the record as the world's tallest domestic cat, while the other has the world's longest tail.<p>(FARMINGTON HILLS, Mich.) — A couple is …

Cats

Famous Cats Go Missing After Fire Ravages Michigan Home

If you live near Detroit, be on the lookout for two spectacular cats.<p>Guinness declared Arcturus and Cygnus world-record holders when they were a year …

Cats

Big bitcoin reward offered for missing world record-winning cats

Two world-record winning cats are missing, and feared dead after a house fire destroyed their home US.<p>Owners Will and Lauren Powers are devastated — …

Cats

Missing world record cat possibly spotted, $25,000 Bitcoin reward offered

FARMINGTON HILLS, MI - Someone believes they may have spotted one of Michigan's missing world record cats feared killed in a house fire.<p>Arcturus and …

Cats

Couple offering large reward for missing record-holding cats

FARMINGTON HILLS, Mich. (AP) — A couple is offering a total reward of $100,000 if two Guinness World Record-holding cats and two other felines are …

Portland, OR

Record-breaking cats killed in house fire despite desperate owner’s battle

<b>Two cats who held Guinness World Records are believed to have died after a fire engulfed their owner’s home.</b><p>Will and Lauren Powers managed to escape …

Cats

Guinness World-Record Holding Cats Missing After Michigan Fire

FARMINGTON HILLS, Mich. — Two Guinness World Records-holding cats are missing after a fire gutted their owners’ suburban Detroit home.<p>Will and Lauren Powers escaped Sunday’s blaze, but Arcturus and Cygnus haven’t been seen since. Both cats are 2 years old.<p>Will Powers says the couple opened some …

Weird

World's tallest cat among two feared dead in Detroit fire

CHICAGO: The world's tallest cat and a fellow feline whose tail was the longest ever recorded were both feared dead Monday after a fire destroyed …

Cats

Record holding cats missing, feared dead after fire

Cygnus, a Maine Coon cat with a shimmering 17.5 inch (44.5 centimeters) tail, and his giant housemate Arcturus have been missing since Sunday …

News (South Africa)

The Nikon D5 heads to space for (unmodified) work aboard the ISS

The Nikon D5’s extreme ISO range helps the camera see in the dark — and that low-light capability will soon be shooting photos that are, quite …

NASA

Record-holding cats missing, feared dead after fire

CHICAGO: The world's tallest cat and a fellow feline whose tail was the longest ever recorded were both feared dead Monday after a fire destroyed …

Cats

Cygnus Races To Station as Crew Studies Life Science and Space Crops – Space Station

The Cygnus resupply ship from Orbital ATK is less than 24 hours away from a rendezvous and capture at the International Space Station. Meanwhile, the …

NASA

2 world record-holding cats missing after fire

<i>Farmington Hills</i> — Two Guinness World Records-holding cats are missing after a fire gutted their owners’ suburban Detroit home.<p>Will and Lauren Powers …

Detroit

2 world record-holding cats, the tallest and the one with the longest tail, missing after Michigan fire

FARMINGTON HILLS, MICH.—Two Guinness World Records-holding cats are missing after a fire gutted their owners’ suburban Detroit home.<p>Will and Lauren …

Cats

The first 'nation in space' has officially left Earth

Asgardia, a self-declared nation, is now floating above us, drifting toward the International Space Station... and perhaps destiny.<p>An odd but intriguing experiment in technology, diplomacy, governance and space exploration, among other things, has officially begun its journey.<p>After being delayed …

Orbital ATK

Cygnus Cargo Spacecraft Ends Successful Mission after Extended Free Flight Demonstration – Cygnus OA-8

<b>The S.S. Gene Cernan, Orbital ATK’s eighth operational Cygnus spacecraft, closed out a 36-day mission on Monday via destructive re-entry – completing</b> …

NASA

3-Plus Tons Of Supplies Headed To International Space Station After Virginia Liftoff

An unmanned Antares rocket successfully lifted off from Wallop Islands, Va. Sunday, taking with it 7,400 pounds of supplies to the International Space Station.<p>The launch took place just around 7:19 a.m. ET.<p>Here's a video:<p>According to Orbital ATK, a private firm that delivers supplies for NASA, the …

Technology

Antares launches Cygnus spacecraft to ISS

WALLOPS ISLAND, Va. — An Orbital ATK Antares rocket successfully launched a Cygnus cargo spacecraft packed with supplies and equipment for the …

Exploration

Rocket blasts off for ISS one day late

A small plane entering the rocket's airspace had delayed Saturday's launch from Virginia in the US.<p>The upgraded Orbital ATK Antares was cheered by onlookers as it blasted off from the coast of Virginia.<p>It was taking a Cygnus cargo ship to the International Space Station.

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