Signs changing fast for Voyager at solar system edge

(Phys.org) -- Two of three key signs of changes expected to occur at the boundary of interstellar space have changed faster than at any other time in the last seven years, according to new data from NASA's Voyager 1 spacecraft. ...

MESSENGER Marks 8th Anniversary of Launch

(Phys.org) -- The MESSENGER spacecraft launched eight years ago today — on August 3, 2004 — embarking on a six-and-a-half year journey to become the first spacecraft to orbit Mercury. The spacecraft's 4.9-billion ...

Crayfish species proves to be the ultimate survivor

One of the most invasive species on the planet is able to source food from the land as well as its usual food sources in the water, research from Queen Mary, University of London has found.

Reuters says blogging platform hacked

The Reuters news agency said Friday that one of its websites had been hacked and used to disseminate fake stories about Syria's rebel movement, the latest cyberattack to strike a media organization covering the country's ...

Tropical Storm Ernesto was an unwelcome visitor in St. Lucia

The fifth Atlantic Ocean tropical depression strengthened into Tropical Storm Ernesto on Thursday, August 2 at 5 p.m. EDT and tracked over St. Lucia early on August 3. NASA's Terra satellite captured an image of Ernesto from ...

NASA sees triple tropical trouble in northwestern Pacific

NASA's Aqua satellite captured an image of a very busy northwestern Pacific Ocean where three tropical cyclones are active. Tropical Storms Damrey and Saola are dissipating in China, while Tropical depression Haikui developed ...

See-through-wall surveillance with WiFi shown at UCL

(Phys.org) -- A surveillance device that uses WiFi radio waves has been devised to see through walls to detect, in military and surveillance parlance, moving personnel targets. The device serves as a radar prototype designed ...

Anxiety over rover's Hollywood-style Mars landing

Seven minutes of terror. It sounds like a Hollywood thriller, but the phrase describes the anxiety NASA is expecting as its car-sized robotic rover tries a tricky landing on Mars late Sunday.

Eastman Kodak loss widens in 2Q

(AP) — Eastman Kodak Co. said Friday its second-quarter net loss widened as it cut costs while reorganizing under bankruptcy protection.

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