Mars-Like places on Earth give new insights into rover data and conditions for life
Life thrives on Planet Earth. In even the most inhospitable places – the freezing Antarctic permafrost, sun-baked saltpans in Tunisia or the corrosively acidic Rio Tinto in Spain – pockets of life can ...
Where is Mars's moon Deimos?
(Phys.org)—Despite more than a century of observations, the orbit of the Martian moon Deimos is still not known to a high degree of accuracy, but a new study using images taken by ESA's Mars Express orbiter ...
Groupon snags online restaurant platform
Online US daily deals firm Groupon said Monday it had acquired the restaurant reservation company Savored for undisclosed terms.
East Coast weather satellite fails, spare used
(AP)—The U.S. weather satellite that tracks the East Coast and Atlantic hurricanes is broken.
Frigid cloudtop temperatures indicate strength in Super Typhoon Jelawat and Tropical Storm Ewinar
Tropical Storm Jelawat had been moving toward the Philippines since the week of Sept. 17 and on Sept. 24 it became a super typhoon east of the country. Meanwhile, the nineteenth tropical depression formed ...
First 2 Webb Telescope flight mirrors delivered to NASA
(Phys.org)—The first two of the 18 primary mirrors to fly aboard NASA's James Webb Space Telescope arrived at NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center in Greenbelt, Md.
NASA's Global Hawk and satellites see tropical storm Nadine turning around
Tropical Storm Nadine is turning around in two ways. When NASA's Global Hawk flew over the storm it learned that the storm was not transitioning into an extra-tropical storm. Now, NASA satellites see that ...
Yale researchers call for specialty metals recycling
An international policy is needed for recycling scarce specialty metals that are critical in the production of consumer goods, according to Yale researchers in Science.
Google shares hit new high (Update)
Google shares rose more than two percent to a new high of $749.38 at the close of the Nasdaq exchange on Monday and continued to rise in after-hours trading.
Facebook denies reports of private messages made public
Facebook Monday denied reports that it displayed some users' old private messages in public "timelines" at the social network.
Washington state's first 'zombie bees' reported
The infection is as grim as it sounds: "Zombie bees" have a parasite that causes them to fly at night and lurch around erratically until they die.
NASA's satellite saw 'power-trigger' around Hurricane Miriam's center
ASA's Aqua satellite revealed a large area of powerful thunderstorms around the center of Tropical Storm Miriam on Sept. 23 as it tracked through the Eastern Pacific Ocean. That power was the trigger that ...
'Can Journalism Survive?'
It's no secret that, with the advent of the Internet and related technologies, American newspapers and other media outlets are struggling. David Ryfe, associate professor of journalism at the University of ...
Chemists may hold key to building a better toxin mousetrap
A Florida State University chemist's work could lead to big improvements in our ability to detect and eliminate specific toxins in our environment.