Science & Space

US Space Force logo looks like one from Star Trek

US Space Force logo looks like one from Star Trek

The newly unveiled logo for US President Donald Trump’s Space Force appears to have boldly gone where Star Trek went
First food baked in space by astronauts

First food baked in space by astronauts

Chocolate chip cookies have become the first food to be baked in space in a first-of-its-kind experiment. Astronauts baked the
Human impact on nature ‘dates back millions of years’

Human impact on nature ‘dates back millions of years’

The impact of humans on nature has been far greater and longer-lasting than we could ever imagine, according to scientists.
Weather forecasts start using space laser data

Weather forecasts start using space laser data

Europe’s novel wind-measuring satellite, Aeolus, has reached a key milestone in its mission. The space laser’s data is now being
There may be far more black holes wandering space, consuming all in their path,  worrying new research

There may be far more black holes wandering space, consuming all in their path, worrying new research

Scientists studying the underlying mechanisms which formed the universe have made a startling and terrifying discovery, which they believe indicates
Jakarta floods: Cloud seeding used to try to stop rain

Jakarta floods: Cloud seeding used to try to stop rain

Indonesian authorities are turning to the technique of cloud seeding to try to stop more rain falling in the flood-hit
Nobel Prize-winning scientist Frances Arnold retracts paper

Nobel Prize-winning scientist Frances Arnold retracts paper

American scientist Frances Arnold, who won the Nobel Prize for chemistry, has retracted her latest paper. Ms Arnold shared the
Another planet will appear in the solar system soon, astronomers say

Another planet will appear in the solar system soon, astronomers say

Using the SPHERE receiver of the European Southern Observatory (ESO) Very Southern Telescope (VLT), astronomers noticed that the asteroid Hygea,
Satellite constellations: Astronomers warn of threat to view of Universe

Satellite constellations: Astronomers warn of threat to view of Universe

Astronomers are warning that their view of the Universe could be under threat. From next week, a campaign to launch
Tesla’s New Lithium-Ion Patent Brings Company Closer to Promised 1 Million-Mile Battery

Tesla’s New Lithium-Ion Patent Brings Company Closer to Promised 1 Million-Mile Battery

In an important New Year development, Tesla Motors, in partnership with physicists from Canada’s Dalhousie University, filed a patent on
Ancient piece of chewing gum offers surprising insights into the human genome

Ancient piece of chewing gum offers surprising insights into the human genome

Five thousand and seven hundred years ago, “Lola,” a blue-eyed woman with dark skin and hair, chewed on a slice
‘Ideal precursors’ of LIFE found on Saturn’s icy ocean moon, scientists say

‘Ideal precursors’ of LIFE found on Saturn’s icy ocean moon, scientists say

Deep under its frozen primordial oceans, Saturn’s moon Enceladus may conceal the building blocks for life, according to recent research.
Alien probes spying on Earth? Scientist warns of possible ‘lurkers’ in our solar system

Alien probes spying on Earth? Scientist warns of possible ‘lurkers’ in our solar system

Is Earth under the watchful eye of “lurking” extraterrestrial spy probes? One US physicist argues that while it’s a distant
Planet Nine could be a primordial black hole, new research suggests

Planet Nine could be a primordial black hole, new research suggests

The hypothetical Planet Nine, assumed to be lurking somewhere in the outskirts of our solar system, may not be a
Giant planet around tiny star ‘should not exist’

Giant planet around tiny star ‘should not exist’

Astronomers have discovered a giant planet that, they say, should not exist, according to current theories. The Jupiter-like world is
500 scientists made a declaration to the UN:  There is no climate emergency

500 scientists made a declaration to the UN: There is no climate emergency

500 scientists and eminent persons have made a public declaration to the UN stating that there is no climate emergency.
NASA’s IceSat space laser tracks water depths from orbit

NASA’s IceSat space laser tracks water depths from orbit

Scientists say one of the US space agency’s (Nasa) new Earth observers is going to have a transformative impact in
Quantum Supremacy Using a Programmable Superconducting Processor – Cached Google NASA Paper

Quantum Supremacy Using a Programmable Superconducting Processor – Cached Google NASA Paper

Eleanor G. Rieffel NASA Ames Research Center Moffett Field, California Quantum supremacy using a programmable superconducting processor Google AI Quantum