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 2020-11-24 02:40 

RedOrbit

Tesla to Release Patch for Exploit Used by Hackers...

Tesla is currently pushing a new security patch after receiving news of a key cloning relay attack that was successfully demonstrated on a Model X vehicle. This exploit is most commonly used in Europe to steal Teslas and none of the vehicles stolen using ...

 2020-11-24 00:38 

LiveScience.com

China launches historic Chang'e 5 mission to collect the first moon samples since 1976...

The first lunar sample-return mission since the 1970s is underway....

 2020-11-24 00:07 

Space.com

Oberwerk's BT-XL-ED binocular telescopes bring nature's best of night and day...

A new generation of optically fast, distortion-free, lightweight, binocular telescopes is poised to change the way you experience the sky....

 2020-11-23 23:38 

SpaceNews

Germany to become the first foreign military buyer of U.S. jam-resistant GPS receivers...

Germany has ordered jam-resistant Global Positioning System receivers from the United States military, becoming the first buyer of the advanced GPS user equipment under the Foreign Military Sales program. SpaceNews...

 2020-11-23 23:33 

Space.com

Watch 'The Real Right Stuff' launch into the virtual orchestra frontier for an epic soundtrack (exclusive)...

A new video from the National Geographic Channel shows musicians virtually coming together to score "The Real Right Stuff."...

 2020-11-23 23:01 

Universe Today

One of the Building Blocks of Life Can Form in the Harsh Environment of Deep Space Itself. No Star Required...

In many ways, stars are the engines of creation. Their energy drives a whole host of processes necessary for life. Scientists thought that stellar radiation is needed to create compounds like the amino acid glycine, one of the building blocks of life. But...

 2020-11-23 22:46 

SpaceNews

Relativity Space raises $500 million...

Small launch vehicle startup Relativity Space has raised a $500 million funding round that the company says will enable it to accelerate its long-term vision of reshaping aerospace manufacturing. SpaceNews...

 2020-11-23 22:34 

ScienceDaily.com

Supersized wind turbines generate clean energy--and surprising physics...

As wind energy scales up, researchers study the fluid dynamics challenges....

 2020-11-23 22:34 

ScienceDaily.com

Tracking and fighting fires on earth and beyond...

Scientists demonstrate how fires burn and spread under different environmental conditions....

 2020-11-23 22:34 

ScienceDaily.com

The science of windy cities...

Researchers model urban airflows to help improve the design of drones, skyscrapers, and natural ventilation systems....

 2020-11-23 22:34 

ScienceDaily.com

Ancient people relied on coastal environments to survive the Last Glacial Maximum...

Excavations on the south coast of South Africa have uncovered evidence of human occupations from the end of the last ice age, approximately 35,000 years ago, through the complex transition to the modern time, known as the Holocene and adaptions that were ...

 2020-11-23 22:34 

ScienceDaily.com

Indonesian wildfires a 'fixable problem'...

Indonesian wildfires that cause widespread air pollution and vast carbon emissions are a 'fixable problem', according to the leader of a project set up to help tackle the issue....

 2020-11-23 22:34 

ScienceDaily.com

Genetics behind deadly oat blight...

A multi-institution team has identified the genetic mechanisms that enable the production of a deadly toxin called Victorin - the causal agent for Victoria blight of oats, a disease that wiped out oat crops in the U.S. in the 1940s....

 2020-11-23 22:04 

SpaceNews

China launches Chang'e-5 Moon sample return mission...

A Long March 5 rocket launched China's Chang'e-5 spacecraft Monday to kick off a 23-day mission to deliver the first lunar samples to Earth since the 1970s. SpaceNews...

 2020-11-23 22:00 

LiveScience.com

Man's 'heart attack' was really side effect from swallowed battery...

When a man arrived at the emergency room, it looked to doctors like he was having a heart attack. But that was a false alarm: The man had actually swallowed a battery that messed with his electrocardiogram (EKG)....

 2020-11-23 21:45 

NBC News

China launches mission to bring back material from moon...

China launches mission to bring back material from moon...

 2020-11-23 21:40 

Sky & Telescope

China Launches Ambitious Sample-Return Mission to the Moon...

The aim of China's Chang'e 5 mission is to return samples of lunar soil to Earth by the end of 2020. The post China Launches Ambitious Sample-Return Mission to the Moon appeared first on Sky & Telescope ....

 2020-11-23 21:37 

LiveScience.com

Pinwheel Cave rock art in California may depict hallucinogenic 'trance flower'...

Indigenous Californians likely got high in a cave with a pinwheel painting, which probably depicts the potent plant Datura....

 2020-11-23 21:14 

Space.com

China launches historic Chang'e 5 mission to collect the first moon samples since 1976...

The first lunar sample-return mission since the 1970s is underway....

 2020-11-23 21:10 

ScienceDaily.com

New connection between Alzheimer's dementia and Dlgap2...

A research team has discovered that Dlgap2, a gene that helps facilitate communication between neurons in the nervous system, is associated with the degree of memory loss in mice and risk for Alzheimer's dementia in humans. When studying post-mortem h...

 2020-11-23 21:10 

ScienceDaily.com

Big cats and small dogs: Solving the mystery of canine distemper in wild tigers...

Canine distemper virus (CDV) causes a serious disease in domestic dogs, and also infects other carnivores, including threatened species like the Amur tiger. It is often assumed that domestic dogs are the primary source of CDV, but a new study found that o...

 2020-11-23 21:10 

ScienceDaily.com

Galaxy encounter violently disturbed Milky Way...

The long-held belief that the Milky Way, the galaxy containing Earth and the solar system, is relatively static has been ruptured by fresh cosmic insight. The spiral-shaped disc of stars and planets is being pulled, twisted and deformed with extreme viole...

 2020-11-23 21:10 

ScienceDaily.com

Unique Schwann cells: the eyes have it...

Neuroscience researchers are finding genetic properties of Schwann cells in the cornea that may unlock a better understanding of their role in healing, sensory function, preserving vision, and even nerve regeneration....

 2020-11-23 21:10 

ScienceDaily.com

Global warming likely to increase disease risk for animals worldwide...

Changes in climate can increase infectious disease risk in animals, researchers found -- with the possibility that these diseases could spread to humans, they warn....

 2020-11-23 21:10 

ScienceDaily.com

Early, late stages of degenerative diseases are distinct...

Biochemists have proposed that degenerative diseases as varied as Alzheimer's, Parkinson's and muscle atrophy occur in two distinct phases marked by protein signaling changes that could result in patients responding differently to the same treatme...

 2020-11-23 21:10 

ScienceDaily.com

Flow physics could help forecasters predict extreme events...

Researchers are studying a tornado's song and other 'doors to danger' in an increasingly chaotic world....

 2020-11-23 21:10 

ScienceDaily.com

How to protect healthcare workers from COVID-19...

Researchers are developing simple and inexpensive tools -- like a DIY ventilator -- to treat patients more effectively and prevent disease transmission in hospitals....

 2020-11-23 21:10 

ScienceDaily.com

Largest aggregation of fishes in abyssal deep sea...

The largest aggregation of fishes ever recorded in the abyssal deep sea was discovered by a team of oceanographers during an expedition in the Clarion Clipperton Zone....

 2020-11-23 21:10 

ScienceDaily.com

Lab closed? Head to the kitchen...

Studies explore fluids in pancakes, beer, and the kitchen sink....

 2020-11-23 21:10 

ScienceDaily.com

Nature's toolkit for killing viruses and bacteria...

Engineers reveal how zinc oxide nanoneedles and droplet hydrodynamics can stop pathogens....

 2020-11-23 21:10 

ScienceDaily.com

Optimizing complex modeling processes through machine learning technologies...

Engineering a spaceship is as difficult as it sounds. Modeling plays a large role in the time and effort it takes to create spaceships and other complex engineering systems. It requires extensive physics calculations, sifting through a multitude of differ...

 2020-11-23 21:10 

ScienceDaily.com

World's smallest atom-memory unit created...

Faster, smaller, smarter and more energy-efficient chips for everything from consumer electronics to big data to brain-inspired computing could soon be on the way after engineers created the smallest memory device yet....

 2020-11-23 21:10 

ScienceDaily.com

Snorkeling gear, animal noses inspire better personal protective equipment...

Fluids researchers pivot to create more effective face coverings....

 2020-11-23 21:10 

ScienceDaily.com

Direct visualization of quantum dots reveals shape of quantum wave function...

Trapping and controlling electrons in bilayer graphene quantum dots yields a promising platform for quantum information technologies. Researchers have now achieved the first direct visualization of quantum dots in bilayer graphene, revealing the shape of ...

 2020-11-23 21:10 

ScienceDaily.com

Making sense of a universe of corn genetics...

A new study details the latest efforts to predict traits in corn based on genomics and data analytics. The data management technique could help to 'turbo charge' the seemingly endless amount of genetic stocks contained in the world's seed bank...

 2020-11-23 21:00 

Phys.org

China launches mission to bring back material from moon...

China launched an ambitious mission on Tuesday to bring back rocks and debris from the moon's surface for the first time in more than 40 years—an undertaking that could boost human understanding of the moon and of the solar system more generally...

 2020-11-23 20:40 

Space.com

The best space gifts for kids 2020...

Looking for a gift for a science or space-obsessed kid? From VR science kits and Baby Yoda Legos to plush astronaut dogs, Space.com has you covered....

 2020-11-23 20:39 

National Geographic

China's new moon mission to return the first lunar samples since 1976...

The Chang'e-5 spacecraft is on its way to collect the youngest pieces of the moon ever returned to Earth, helping scientists piece together mysteries of lunar history....

 2020-11-23 20:37 

Space.com

Space Gifts 2020: The best gifts in the universe...

Holiday shopping season is now in full swing, and if you're looking for the right gift for the space nerd in your life, Space.com has you covered....

 2020-11-23 20:30 

Phys.org

Creating self-constructed folded macrocycles with low symmetry...

The synthesis and self-organization of biological macromolecules is essential for life on earth. Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich chemists now report the spontaneous emergence of complex ring-shaped macromolecules with low degrees of symmetry in the...

 2020-11-23 20:29 

Phys.org

Galaxy encounter violently disturbed Milky Way, study finds...

The spiral-shaped disk of stars and planets is being pulled, twisted and deformed with extreme violence by the gravitational force of a smaller galaxy—the Large Magellanic Cloud (LMC)....

 2020-11-23 20:28 

Phys.org

Researchers debut superfast exoplanet camera...

In the years since astronomers discovered the first exoplanet—a planet that orbits a star outside the solar system—more than 4,000 have been observed. Usually, their presence is given away by the slight effects they have on their parent stars,...

 2020-11-23 20:27 

Phys.org

Scientists characterize second known minimoon...

Astronomers using data collected with the Lowell Discovery Telescope (LDT) have helped to characterize only the second known minimoon of Earth, a newly discovered asteroid with the designation 2020 CD3, or CD3 for short. The LDT observations helped to cla...

 2020-11-23 20:26 

Phys.org

A planet-forming disk still fed by the mother cloud...

Stellar systems like our own form inside interstellar clouds of gas and dust that collapse producing young stars surrounded by protoplanetary disks. Planets form within these protoplanetary disks, leaving clear gaps, which have been recently observed in e...

 2020-11-23 20:26 

SpaceNews

Capella sends first task order through Inmarsat data relay...

Fleet operator Inmarsat and communications technology firm Addvalue Innovation announced success Nov. 23 relaying data between Capella Space's operations center on the ground and Capella's Sequoia synthetic aperture radar satellite. SpaceNews...

 2020-11-23 20:15 

Scientific American

Methane Hits Record High in Atmosphere as Fossil Fuel Companies Diverge...

Oil and gas producers in Europe commit to reporting emissions but major U.S. firms do not...

 2020-11-23 20:07 

LiveScience.com

Rebuilding Notre Dame will be incredibly hard...

More than a year after a fire consumed Notre Dame's roof, artisans are working to restore the devastated cathedral....

 2020-11-23 20:00 

National Geographic

400 years ago, visitors to this painted cave took hallucinogens...

People at California's Pinwheel Cave left evidence of their altered state literally stuffed into its walls—the first physical evidence for hallucinogenic consumption at a rock art site....

 2020-11-23 20:00 

Phys.org

Nature is widely adapted to current climate—making it harder to adjust to a new one...

To do the right thing at the right time, organisms need to glean cues from their environment. With ongoing climate change, the timing of these cues, like the accumulation of warm days, is rapidly shifting. Now a network of researchers working on an unprec...

 2020-11-23 20:00 

Phys.org

Moths strike out in evolutionary arms race with sophisticated wing design...

Ultra-thin, super-absorbent and extraordinarily designed to detract attention, the wings of moths could hold the key for developing technological solutions to survive in a noisy world....

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