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NASA Invests in Tech Concepts Aimed at Exploring Lunar Craters, Mining Asteroids

Robotically surveying lunar craters in record time and mining resources in space could help NASA establish a sustained human presence at the Moon – part of the agency’s broader Moo...

NASA Invests in Tech Concepts Aimed at Exploring Lunar Craters, Mining Asteroids

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NASA advances lunar crater modeling and asteroid mining projects NASA doesn't just want to return to the moon by 2024, it also wants to establish a "sustained human presence" and to use the moon as a hub for future Mars exploration. In order to do that, it will need new ideas and technologies, like those soli...
2019-06-11 22:32

NASA Invests $45M in US Small Businesses for Space Tech Development American small businesses will help NASA land astronauts on the Moon in five years and establish a sustainable presence there, as part of the agency’s larger Moon to Mars exploration approach....
2019-06-19 09:16

NASA boss: ‘Political risk’ has stopped us exploring Mars NASA’s Mars exploration projects have yielded many surprising discoveries over the years, and we know more about the Red Planet today than we ever have before. However, the day when human astronauts make the trip to Mars will truly be a momentous occ...
2019-07-17 05:32

Google invests in augmented reality tech startup Hello TeamSolar Hello TeamSolar has partnered with Google to create augmented reality (AR) technology focused on customized experiences in particular locations.Read More...
2019-06-05 17:48

NASA needs your help to deliver cargo to its lunar Gateway NASA is inching closer to its return to the Moon, but its push to send crewed missions to the lunar surface is really just the start of a much larger initiative. A space station orbiting the Moon, which NASA calls the Gateway, will ultimately serve a...
2019-08-20 03:16

NASA orders the first piece of its lunar outpost NASA has awarded space technology company Maxar a $375 million contract to develop the first Lunar Gateway segment that's flying to space. Maxar, which (according to Ars Technica) now has bragging rights for being the initiative's first com...
2019-05-24 15:32

NASA: Lunar shrinkage may be causing moonquakes According to a new study, the moon's contractions continue today, causing ongoing surface fracturing. These active fractures, or thrust faults, are responsible for moonquakes....
2019-05-21 14:38

National Grid invests in 4 startups, 2 VC funds to boost energy tech National Grid Partners, the investment arm of energy firm National Grid, invested in companies at the intersection of energy and technology.Read More...
2019-06-12 14:32

NASA places its first order for Lunar Gateway components NASA has big plans for returning to the Moon. Whether it can be done within the next five years, as the current administration desires, is yet to be seen, but getting human boots back on the lunar surface is something NASA firmly intends to do, and i...
2019-05-25 03:16

NASA Selects 12 New Lunar Science, Technology Investigations NASA has selected 12 new science and technology payloads that will help us study the Moon and explore more of its surface as part of the agency’s Artemis lunar program. These investigations and demonstrations will help the agency send astronauts to t...
2019-07-02 05:00

Spacewatch: Nasa awards first contract for lunar space station Maxar wins $375m deal to build the Lunar Gateway’s power and propulsion elementNasa has contracted Maxar Technologies to develop the first element of its Lunar Gateway space station, an essential part of its plan to return astronauts to the moon by 2...
2019-05-31 00:16

NASA officially orders its first segment of a lunar space station Maxar has been selected to build and fly the first element of NASA’s lunar Gateway. (credit: Maxar Technologies) NASA has chosen its first commercial partner for a proposed space station, known as the Lunar Gateway, to be built near the Moon. On Th...
2019-05-24 06:48

NASA has selected three lunar landers to bring science to the moon Three companies - Orbit Beyond, Astrobotic and Intuitive Machines - have been awarded contracts by NASA to send landers to the moon’s surface in 2020 and 2021...
2019-05-31 20:48

NASA’s lunar lander was just rediscovered after being lost in space for 50 years Back in 1969 NASA was in the middle of the biggest space race in human history. The Apollo 10 mission was a huge milestone in NASA’s adventure from the Earth to the Moon, and the ‘Snoopy’ lunar module traveled close the Moon’s...
2019-06-10 21:16

NASA’s full Artemis plan revealed: 37 launches and a lunar outpost Enlarge / A Blue Moon lander, built by Blue Origin, with an ascent vehicle (built by another company) on top. (credit: Blue Origin) In the nearly two months since Vice President Mike Pence directed NASA to return to the Moon by 2024, space agency ...
2019-05-21 16:32

NASA and ESA Reach Critical Decision on How the First Lunar Outpost Will Orbit the Moon Mission planners for the lunar Gateway project have decided how the lunar outpost should orbit the Moon—and it’s actually quite brilliant.Read more......
2019-07-19 01:48

NASA chooses technology firm Maxar for lunar platform project NASA has picked space technology company Maxar Technologies Inc as the first contractor to help build its Gateway platform in lunar orbit, a crucial outpost for America's mission to relay astronauts to the moon in 2024, the U.S. agency said on Thursd...
2019-05-23 22:00

NASA chooses companies to design part of its Artemis lunar lander Enlarge / Artist's concept of a lunar lander. (credit: NASA) Although NASA's plans to land humans on the Moon by 2024 face some political headwinds, the space agency has taken its first concrete step toward making its ambitions a reality. On Thursd...
2019-05-21 16:32

NASA will reveal plans for its ‘Lunar Gateway’ today, and you can watch live Despite plenty of skepticism over whether or not they can pull it off, NASA seems determined to make it back to the Moon by 2024 — or at least that’s what NASA administrator Jim Bridenstine would like everyone to believe. In any case, the...
2019-05-24 00:01

NASA Announces Call for Next Phase of Commercial Lunar Payload Services NASA has announced the latest opportunity for industry to participate in its Commercial Lunar Payload Services (CLPS) efforts to deliver science and technology payloads to and near the Moon....
2019-07-31 19:01

NASA Awards Artemis Contract for Lunar Gateway Power, Propulsion In one of the first steps of the agency’s Artemis lunar exploration plans, NASA announced on Thursday the selection of Maxar Technologies, formerly SSL, in Westminster, Colorado, to develop and demonstrate power, propulsion and communications capabil...
2019-05-24 01:48

NASA picks Maxar to build the first piece of its lunar space station NASA chose Maxar Technologies to build the power and propulsion element of the Gateway lunar space station, which will be an outpost for going to the moon and Mars...
2019-05-23 23:48

Alabama space center will manage NASA’s lunar lander program Enlarge / NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine will announce that Marshall Space Flight Center will manage the lunar lander program. (credit: NASA) On Friday, NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine will visit the Marshall Space Flight Center in Alabama. ...
2019-08-14 02:16

NASA Administrator to Discuss Status of Rocket for First Artemis Lunar Mission Media are invited to accompany NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine Thursday, Aug. 15, on his visit to the agency’s Michoud Assembly Facility in New Orleans, where engineers are preparing to add the final section to the core stage of the rocket that wi...
2019-08-09 00:16

UPDATE 1-NASA chooses technology firm Maxar for lunar platform project NASA has picked space technology company Maxar Technologies Inc as the first contractor to help build its Gateway platform in lunar orbit, a crucial outpost for America's mission to relay astronauts to the moon in 2024, the U.S. agency said on Thursd...
2019-05-23 23:16

NASA Marshall to Lead Artemis Program’s Human Lunar Lander Development NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine was joined Friday by U.S. Representatives Mo Brooks and Robert Aderholt of Alabama and Scott DesJarlais of Tennessee at the agency’s Marshall Space Flight Center in Huntsville, Alabama, to announce the center’s new ...
2019-08-17 05:16

Vice President Unveils NASA Spacecraft for Artemis 1 Lunar Mission on Moon Landing Anniversary Vice President Mike Pence visited and gave remarks in the Neil Armstrong Operations and Checkout Building at NASA’s Kennedy Space Center in Florida on Saturday to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the agency’s Apollo 11 Moon landing and announce to...
2019-07-20 23:16

Japan's JX Nippon Mining seeks pot of gold in high-tech chips, batteries The mining and smelting unit of giant Japanese energy-to-metals company JXTG Holdings plans to drill down into the world of consumer electronics and high-tech batteries to beef up profits while pausing on traditional, high-investment base metals proj...
2019-07-03 21:16

RIOT & MARA: Mining Near-Term Opportunity in Mining Blockchains What do the two Nasdaq-listed cryptocurrency mining companies -- Riot Blockchain (RIOT) and Marathon Patent Group (MARA) -- have in common? Both markets were on our near-term, bullish radar. And both markets delivered as expected. Well, NOT everyone ...
2019-05-21 15:32

Game industry TV ad spend craters in May There was a huge decrease in gaming industry TV ad spend from April to May, down to an estimated $9.3 million from the previous $29.4 million.Read More...
2019-06-17 05:16

Toyota unveils next EV concepts Toyota had an EV plan. And now it has some EV concepts to help us visualize it. Global design boss Simon Humphries explains the design philosophy behind Toyota's upcoming lineup of new electric vehicles....
2019-06-16 14:16

Coverage Set for NASA Tech Missions Launching on SpaceX Falcon Heavy NASA Television coverage is scheduled for an upcoming prelaunch activity and first nighttime launch of a SpaceX Falcon Heavy rocket, which will be carrying four agency technology missions to help improve future spacecraft design and performance....
2019-06-20 19:48

NASA picks a dozen science and tech projects to bring to the surface of the Moon With the Artemis mission scheduled to put boots on lunar regolith as soon as 2024, NASA has a lot of launching to do — and you can be sure none of those launches will go to waste. The agency just announced 12 new science and technology projects to s...
2019-07-02 21:16

Media Briefing Highlights NASA Tech on Next SpaceX Falcon Heavy Launch NASA is sending four technology missions that will help improve future spacecraft design and performance into space on the next SpaceX Falcon Heavy rocket launch. Experts will discuss these technologies, and how they complement NASA’s Moon to Mars ex...
2019-06-03 20:16

Ferrari "evaluating new concepts" for its 2019 car after F1 review Ferrari has begun "evaluating new concepts" for its Formula 1 car after determining the extent of "different mechanical and aerodynamic settings" required to work Pirelli's 2019 tyres better...
2019-05-22 14:16

NASA atomic clock on SpaceX's next Falcon Heavy will pioneer Mars travel tech NASA has so many spacecraft at Mars that it's a challenge to communicate with them all, but technology being launched later this month could eliminate that problem in the future....
2019-06-17 20:01

Final design concepts approved for Pima County Courthouse TUCSON –The final concepts have been approved for the first floor of the historic Pima County Courthouse. The floor will house the visitor’s center as well as the University of Arizona’s Mineral Museum. The cost of the Mineral Museum went up from $1...
2019-08-17 00:16

Best mining rigs: the top pre-built mining rigs for Bitcoin, Ethereum and more With the prices of graphics cards rising due to the cryptocurrency gold rush, it's now more sensible to buy a pre-built device for mining cryptocurrencies, which is where our best mining rig 2018 list comes in.Unlike the best mining desktop PCs,...
2019-07-22 23:48

National Beverage craters after a new lawsuit alleges the company made false claims about chemicals in LaCroix cans (FIZZ) National Beverage Corp. shares slid on the news that a lawsuit has been filed against its beverage company LaCroix. The lawsuit claims the president of National Beverage planned to prematurely state LaCroix cans were BPA free. National Beverage deni...
2019-06-11 23:16

North Italia, Fox Restaurant Concepts acquired by The Cheesecake Factory in $300M deal TUCSON – From the New American delights at Wildflower to the satisfying pretzel bites at Culinary Dropout, Tucson native Sam Fox and his numerous restaurant chains have treated epicures in the Old Pueblo since 1998. But on Wednesday, it was ann...
2019-08-02 01:48

Five reasons future space travel should explore asteroids On the same day that the Earth survived an expected near-miss with asteroid 367943 Duende, Russian dashcams unexpectedly captured footage of a different asteroid as it slammed into the atmosphere, exploded, and injured more than 1,000 people. That da...
2019-07-22 21:16

James Lovelock at 100 says asteroids pose key threat to humanity Creator of Gaia theory recalls how it nearly had another name and says the age of AI is nighJames Lovelock has spent a lifetime pondering the forces that shape Earth. It was a pursuit that brought about his most famous creation: a view of the world w...
2019-07-31 17:48

Poll finds Americans are worried about asteroids, don’t care about the Moon As we creep closer to the 50th anniversary of the first Moon landing, NASA is doing its best to drum up support for a return mission that would see its astronauts once again roaming the lunar surface. With such an exciting mission on the horizon, you...
2019-06-21 15:16

Asteroids hitting Mars could have made hot rain fall for decades Asteroids hitting the surface of Mars billions of years ago would have produced enough energy to vaporise ice, creating clouds of hot rain that took decades to clear...
2019-05-21 18:32

Poll: Tracking asteroids a favored focus for space program CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — A new poll shows Americans prefer a space program that focuses on potential asteroid impacts, scientific research and using robots to explore the cosmos over sending humans back to the moon or on to Mars. The poll by The A...
2019-06-20 10:32

China to mine moon, asteroids and races to be ‘#1 space power by 2045’ An international military expert is warning that China is racing to rule space in just 26 years, with plans to dominate commerce, mining and construction on the moon and Mars in a direct threat to the United States....
2019-07-18 04:00

Americans prefer to stop asteroids from hitting Earth over going to the Moon or Mars CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — Americans prefer a space program that focuses on potential asteroid impacts, scientific research and using robots to explore the cosmos over sending humans back to the moon or on to Mars, a poll shows....
2019-06-21 08:16

Asteroids, research, robots: Poll shows Americans don't want a space program focused on moon Americans prefer a space program that focuses on potential asteroid impacts, scientific research and using robots to explore the cosmos.       ...
2019-06-20 18:01

NASA STEM Partnerships: Bridging NASA Missions With Classroom Instruction NASA missions are out of this world, literally. When new missions and scientific discoveries from these missions emerge, there are several ways they are employed here on Earth....
2019-05-21 20:00

NASA Invites Media to Attend 'NASA Day in Baton Rouge' Activities May 8 NASA's Marshall Space Flight Center in Huntsville, Alabama, and Michoud Assembly Facility in New Orleans invite media to attend NASA Day in Baton Rouge activities May 8 at Southern University Laboratory School located at 129 Swan St., Baton Rouge, Lo...
2019-05-21 20:00

UK government invests £37m in twelve EV charging projects Electric car owners will get a boost as Department for Transport invests to “transform” the charging network The UK government has confirmed investment in twelve British engineering projects to “transform electric charge-point infrastructure”.  The...
2019-07-09 14:48

Former NBA star Garnett invests in Triumph Esports Fifteen-time NBA All-Star Kevin Garnett announced he's making his first foray into esports by investing in Triumph Esports through his company, Big Ticket Sports LLC....
2019-08-13 20:48

Microsoft invests $1 billion in OpenAI, which is going all-in on Azure OpenAI, a company working on AI for the public good, is committing to build with Microsoft new Azure AI supercomputing technologies, and getting a $1 billion infusion from Microsoft as part of the arrangement....
2019-07-23 04:32

Government invests £348m in local road improvements News 20 Jul, 2019 The Department for Transport is investing in two funds – worth £198m and £150m respectively – which councils can bid to access...
2019-07-20 03:32

Were the Vikings smoking pot while exploring Newfoundland? The discovery of cannabis pollen near a Viking settlement in Newfoundland raises the question of whether the Vikings were smoking or eating pot while exploring North America....
2019-07-17 12:16

Beyond the 50 states: Exploring America's empire Want to see America beyond the 50 states? From Guam to Puerto Rico, check out the fabulous travel opportunities in US territories. (And you'll love this list if you like beaches)....
2019-07-02 17:48

Microsoft invests $1 billion in OpenAI to develop AI technologies on Azure OpenAI and Microsoft will partner to develop AI technologies on the latter's Azure platform, and to commercialize some of those technologies over time.Read More...
2019-07-22 16:48

Trump Campaign Invests Big in Small Donors, and Reaps Rewards Finance reports show that the president’s fund-raising committees raised $68 million in the past three months, more than one-third of which came from small donors....
2019-07-16 08:16

Ireland invests disputed Apple taxes in low-risk bonds Ireland's debt agency has invested disputed taxes collected from Apple in low risk, highly rated euro-dominated fixed income securities, mainly short to medium-term sovereign and quasi-sovereign bonds, it said in an annual report....
2019-07-01 20:48

Ocado invests in 'vertical farms' to grow produce near distributors £17m investment includes formation of venture to develop systems to sell to other retailersOcado is investing £17m in high-tech farming with the aim of growing herbs and other produce alongside its robot-run distribution centres around the world.The ...
2019-06-10 21:00

Gilead invests $5 billion to deepen ties with biotech Galapagos U.S. antiviral drugmaker Gilead Sciences will invest $5.1 billion in a major expansion of its partnership with Belgo-Dutch biotech Galapagos NV , news that lifted Galapagos's shares more than 18% to an all-time high on Monday....
2019-07-15 23:32

CBOE Holdings Invests in Intellectual Property Exchange International CHICAGO, December 13, 2011 -- CBOE Holdings, Inc. (Nasdaq: CBOE) today announced its investment, through an affiliate, in the Intellectual Property Exchange International (IPXI), the first financial exchange focused on intellectual property. In addit...
2019-05-22 05:32

Microsoft invests $1 billion in Elon Musk-founded OpenAI Today, Microsoft announced that it's investing $1 billion in the Elon Musk-founded company OpenAI. The two companies will work together to bring supercomputing technologies and AI to Microsoft Azure. And OpenAI will run its services exclusively ...
2019-07-23 03:32

Government invests £40m to overcome off-street electric-car charging hurdles News 9 Jul, 2019 Wireless and pop-up pavement chargers to benefit from £37m investment as DfT seeks solutions for drivers with no off-street parking...
2019-07-09 03:16

Government invests £40m to overcome on-street electric-car charging hurdles News 9 Jul, 2019 Wireless and pop-up pavement chargers to benefit from £37m investment as DfT seeks solutions for drivers with no off-street parking...
2019-07-09 17:16

Univision exploring options, including sale -WSJ Spanish-language broadcaster Univision Communications Inc is exploring options, including a possible sale, the Wall Street Journal reported on Wednesday....
2019-07-04 01:00

Exploring the Cupisnique Civilization: First Amongst the Supernatural Decapitators? The Cupisnique culture (1500 BC-200 BC) is considered one of the most definitive and influential societies that existed in the Jequetepeque Valley of Peru. Their influence reached Cajamarca, Chavin, and the northern highlands of the area and included...
2019-08-07 01:32

Great Brittany: exploring the Emerald Coast With its belle époque resorts, long empty beaches and medieval castles, the Emerald Coast is big on laid-back charm – and perfect for a family adventureWe’re sitting on an empty beach, a wide sweep of white sand overlooking the emerald sea, and we ca...
2019-07-13 13:00

ABN AMRO fund invests in financial crime detection firm ThetaRay ABN AMRO's Digital Impact Fund said on Wednesday it has taken a stake in ThetaRay, an Israeli provider of big data analytics to combat financial cybercrime and operational failures....
2019-06-12 13:32

Google invests $1 billion to ease housing shortage near California headquarters Alphabet Inc's Google announced on Tuesday it would set aside $750 million in land and $250 million in financing to spur developers in the San Francisco Bay Area to build at least 20,000 homes and rehabilitate other housing over the next decade....
2019-06-19 01:32

Microsoft invests $1 billion in artificial intelligence lab co-founded by Elon Musk Microsoft has agreed to invest $1 billion in OpenAI, a lab co-founded by Elon Musk, to develop advanced artificial intelligence technologies.       ...
2019-07-23 00:00

VW invests $2.6 billion in Argo AI as part of self-driving vehicle alliance with Ford Argo said VW was investing $1 billion and contributing its European self-driving unit, valued at $1.6 billion. The deal gives Argo a $7 billion valuation.Read More...
2019-07-12 16:16

UPDATE 1-Ireland invests disputed Apple taxes in low-risk bonds Ireland's debt agency has invested disputed taxes collected from Apple in low risk, highly rated euro-dominated fixed income securities, mainly short to medium-term sovereign and quasi-sovereign bonds, it said in an annual report....
2019-07-01 15:48

Tencent invests in Antstream Arcade retro-game streaming platform Antstream Arcade, which makes a streaming platform for retro games, said it received a round of funding led by Chinese gaming and social giant Tencent.Read More...
2019-07-23 05:48

Volvo invests in Israeli startup that links doctors with crash data Utilizing sensors aboard almost all vehicles, MDGo says it can gather the necessary data to measure the forces applied to both occupants and vehicles, and then infer the nature and severity of injuries....
2019-07-23 02:00

House Democrats will vote on bill exploring reparations House Democratic leaders on Wednesday committed to a floor vote for legislation to study reparations for the descendants of slaves — a historic move for the black community after the party sidestepped the debate for decades. House Majority Leader St...
2019-06-19 20:48

Former GOP Rep. Mark Sanford Exploring Bid for 2020 Presidential Nomination Mark Sanford said he’s exploring a bid for the 2020 Republican nomination since Donald Trump doesn’t deserve re-election — but that he’d still vote for the president over a Democrat. “He’s taking us in the wrong di...
2019-08-19 06:00

Juul is exploring plans to open its own US retail shops E-cigarette maker Juul Labs is considering opening U.S. retail shops that would only admit adults, a person familiar with the situation told CNBC on Thursday....
2019-05-30 20:48

US Justice Department Said to Be Exploring Antitrust Case Against Google The US Justice Department has taken early steps toward opening a federal antitrust case into Google, according to three people familiar with the matter....
2019-06-01 12:32

Yanks' Boone: Worth exploring MLB 'mercy rule' Yankees manager Aaron Boone wouldn't mind seeing the MLB consider a "mercy rule," saying it would be nice to end a game that had gotten out of hand early rather than go through the motions of completing nine innings....
2019-08-17 16:00

Exploring the rise of populism: 'It pops up in unexpected places' How we paired up with a network of political scientists to create a wide-ranging series and a groundbreaking databaseLast summer I attended a closed-door gathering of political scientists in Segovia, Spain, surrounded by the medieval spires of the Ca...
2019-06-22 16:48

Wynn exploring sale of Encore Boston Harbor to MGM CNBC's Contessa Brewer reports on news that Wynn is looking to selling Encore Boston Harbor. The company recently faced a $35 million fine from the Boston gaming commission after allegations that the company ignored numerous reports of sexual mi...
2019-05-21 19:32

Exploring the dark underbelly of smart home technology This past holiday season, AI-powered devices like the Amazon Echo and Google Home were among the hottest gifts across any product category – a trend that speaks to the rising popularity and acceptance of smart home technology in the U.S. But as...
2019-05-22 23:16

Full-year India budget invests in roads, rails, electric vehicles The administration of newly re-elected India Prime Minister Narendra Modi unveiled its full-year budget Friday, as the government tries to stimulate a sluggish economy and contain historic unemployment....
2019-07-05 21:16

Ireland invests disputed Apple taxes in low risk, highly rated bonds Ireland's debt agency has invested disputed taxes collected from Apple in low risk, highly rated euro-dominated fixed income securities, predominantly short to medium-term sovereign and quasi-sovereign bonds, it said in its annual report....
2019-07-01 12:00

LG Display Posts Loss on TV Panel Supply Glut, Invests in OLED Plant LG Display on Tuesday posted a deeper second-quarter operating loss that missed analyst estimates, as a global supply glut pushed down prices of screens for television sets....
2019-07-23 22:48

Canada invests C$85 million in satellite company to narrow broadband gap for remote areas The Canadian government said on Wednesday it is investing C$85 million ($64.70 million) in an Ottawa-based satellite company as part of an effort to provide better broadband internet access to rural and remote communities....
2019-07-25 07:00

Airbnb's 'heritage travel' section is for exploring 23andMe results 23andMe has partnered with Airbnb to let users literally explore their roots. The travel website now has a special "heritage travel" section divided into the genetic populations you'd find in a 23andMe ancestry report. The regions include Sub-Sa...
2019-05-21 21:00

The Great Pyramid Experiment: Exploring Infrasound Technology Use By The Ancients In part one of this article we saw how there is compelling evidence to suggest that the ancient Egyptians of the Pyramid age incorporated sound technology into the design of Giza’s Great Pyramid.  ...
2019-06-23 00:16

Shudder announces new documentary exploring queer themes in horror Horror is a genre of subtexts, home to stories that take society’s various fears and anxieties, glue claws and fangs to them, and them let them go to town on unsuspecting audiences. Streaming service Shudder helped examine that intersection between r...
2019-06-28 03:48

Axalta Coating Systems says exploring potential sale of company Axalta Coating Systems Ltd initiated a review of strategic options, including a potential sale of the company, the coatings producer said on Wednesday....
2019-06-19 15:32

Labour exploring rapid no-confidence vote in PM in early September Shadow home secretary says MPs need to act quickly after recess to avert no-deal BrexitDiane Abbott has indicated Labour could be planning a rapid vote of no confidence against Boris Johnson once parliament returns in September, saying the party was ...
2019-08-12 12:00

RYU’s line of backpacks offer style and function for exploring the city or weekends away Yes, it’s Bag Week, where we celebrate all the best bags of the year here at TechCrunch. And there is little more satisfying than finding a basic black one that’s functional, stylish and unique. Luckily, Canadian urban athletic apparel ma...
2019-08-19 23:48

Grampian Transport Museum: exploring the hidden past of the Scottish electric car Features 15 Jun, 2019 We visit the Grampian Transport Museum to see how it is celebrating the unsung history of the Scottish electric car...
2019-06-16 09:32

Indians’ Carlos Carrasco exploring options to treat blood condition CLEVELAND — Cleveland Indians starting pitcher Carlos Carrasco has been diagnosed with a blood condition. The team said Wednesday that Carrasco had been feeling lethargic for several weeks. The Indians placed him on the 10-day injured list so the rig...
2019-06-05 22:48

CBS and Viacom set August target date for merger talks, after exploring for more than a year Both companies report earnings on Aug. 8, so the CBS and Viacom boards have set that as a natural deadline to agree to a merger. Price won't be discussed by the companies until the end of negotiations, sources say....
2019-07-16 01:32

Two high school grads killed exploring Peru on senior trip Two recent graduates from a Florida high school were killed in a crash hours after they arrived in Peru on a long-awaited senior trip, according to a report. Albert Ales and Zachary Morris, both 18, traveled to Cusco on Friday to celebrate their grad...
2019-05-27 20:48

Apparel giant Forever 21 exploring restructuring as retail continues to take hits The talks come as the apparel industry continues to struggle amid sweeping changes. A number of retailers that cater to teens have filed for bankruptcy over the past few years, including Aeropostale, Rue21 and American Apparel....
2019-06-04 00:16

Heroes film exploring lives of racing legends to be unveiled in July A new feature-length film focusing on the lives of five motor racing legends will be unveiled this July, in the week leading up to the British Grand Prix...
2019-05-24 14:48

Coast Guard rescues diver who disappeared exploring shipwreck off New Jersey The Coast Guard reported Sunday the rescue of a diver who disappeared as she and other divers were exploring an underwater shipwreck off the New Jersey coast....
2019-08-19 02:00

Amazon exploring WeWork space deal in old Lord & Taylor building WeWork wants an early Christmas present from Jeff Bezos: A big Amazon office lease at its empty former Lord & Taylor building, once home to famous holiday windows. The shared office space startup, which bought the Fifth Avenue building in January, ha...
2019-07-31 19:48

Labour exploring rapid September no-confidence vote in Boris Johnson Shadow home secretary says MPs need to act quickly after recess to avert no-deal BrexitDiane Abbott has indicated Labour could be planning a rapid vote of no confidence against Boris Johnson once parliament returns in September, saying the party was ...
2019-08-12 13:00

Renault, Nissan join Waymo in exploring driverless services in France, Japan French automaker Renault SA, its Japanese partner Nissan Motor Co and tech giant Alphabet Inc's Waymo are exploring a partnership to develop and use self-driving vehicles to transport people and goods in France and Japan, the companies said on Thursd...
2019-06-20 10:32

Exclusive: Foxconn exploring sale of $8.8 billion display plant in China - sources Taiwan's Foxconn is exploring the sale of its upcoming $8.8 billion display panel factory in China, people familiar with the matter told Reuters, as demand for the product wanes amid an intensifying U.S.-China trade war....
2019-08-02 06:48

The Creators Of Disney Infinity Wanted To Make A Game About Toy Story Characters Exploring Space Imagine Captain Woody and his fearless crew of toys journeying from planet to planet, looking for signs of life and new lands to explore. Tasked by Buzz Lightyear of Star Command, the rinky dink cast of Toy Story were going to explore the edges of sp...
2019-07-05 00:48

Trump DOJ tells court administration is still exploring options to add citizenship question to 2020 census The Justice Department indicated Friday it will still pursue options to add a citizenship question on the 2020 census despite a court setback, as President Trump said he is considering using an executive order as one of several options. ...
2019-07-06 00:00

These new Lodge 49 teasers are aimed at anyone who still has no idea what the show's about Last year, Lodge 49 emerged in the sleepy summer TV landscape to beguile anyone who took a chance on the Jim Gavin and Peter Ocko series despite not having a firm grasp on what the show has to offer. Is it a comforting hangout comedy, a sunny yet exi...
2019-08-02 19:00

Man Utd condemn racist abuse aimed at Pogba Manchester United have "utterly condemned" the racist abuse aimed at Paul Pogba after the midfielder missed a penalty against Wolves, branding it "disgusting."...
2019-08-20 18:00

Netflix unveils new shows aimed at preschoolers Netflix is expanding its selection for tots. The streaming giant announced today that it would be adding seven new shows, all geared towards children between the ages of two to six-years-old. Included in the new lineup is DreamWorks Dragons Rescue Ri...
2019-07-23 03:32

The Morning After: Apple's Noise app is aimed at saving your hearing The next frontier of digital health? Your delicate ears. Apple's latest update for iOS and WatchOS is all about hearing health. Meanwhile, we discover how AI could help catch Type 1 diabetes much earlier, and Huawei is still bullish on the futur...
2019-06-18 21:48

Twitter's new policy is aimed squarely at Donald Trump Many Twitter users have been complaining about several tweets disseminated by President Donald Trump. These Twitter members say that if they sent out tweets with the same insults and language used by the president, they would have had their account s...
2019-06-27 23:00

Man says fire Phoenix officers who aimed guns at his family PHOENIX (AP) — The young black man shown in a videotaped encounter that showed Phoenix police pointing guns and yelling obscenities at him and his pregnant fiancee told the City Council on Wednesday that he wants the officers fired. Dravon Ames, 22, ...
2019-06-20 10:32

Best mining software of 2019 While the value of cryto currencies such as Bitcoin may have fallen over the past year, the underlying distributed ledger technology (DLT) still has a good long-term outlook.Though at present crypto currencies are not regulated, the overwhelming succ...
2019-07-22 15:01

Horton praised for podium protest aimed at China's Sun Yang "Mack Horton received a round of applause from fellow swimmers at the world championships after refusing to share the podium with China\u0027s Sun Yang, American breaststroker Lily King said on Monday."...
2019-07-22 23:32

"Aimed At Improving Efficiency": UAE Backs India On Article 370 Move The United Arab Emirates today supported the government's move to end special status for Jammu and Kashmir and bifurcation of the state into two union territories. Several nations, including the UN......
2019-08-06 15:16

Mike Pompeo Says Iran Aimed At Oil Markets In UAE Ship Attacks US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Thursday that Iran was trying to raise the price of oil when it allegedly attacked oil tankers off the coast of the United Arab Emirates....
2019-05-31 11:32

Shanghai Summit Meet Not Aimed At "Targeting" Any Country, Says China The SCO summit in Bishkek this week would discuss economy-related issues and security cooperation with a focus on counter terrorism, but it is not aimed at "targeting" any country, China said....
2019-06-11 03:16

Russian activists: 'There are a lot of laws aimed at the restriction of human rights' Russian historical and civil rights organization Memorial received the Right Livelihood Award in 2004. 15 years on, Memorial continues to bring cases of human rights violations to the European Court of Human Rights....
2019-08-01 16:32

GOP senator’s bill aimed at pressuring ‘sanctuary cities’ to cooperate with ICE A U.S. senator has introduced a bill seeking better cooperation between county sheriffs and federal immigration authorities – and penalties if that cooperation doesn’t happen....
2019-07-11 12:32

California governor signs law aimed at limiting police shootings SACRAMENTO, Calif. — California is changing the standards for when police can use lethal force under a law signed Monday that seeks to reduce officer-involved shootings. “We are doing something today that stretches the boundary of possibility and sen...
2019-08-20 08:48

Mining CEO Digs Into His Biggest Challenge at Age 72 Freeport-McMoRan CEO Richard Adkerson was expected to retire by some; instead, the 72-year-old’s legacy and the company’s future will depend on his ability to execute the company’s largest-ever mining project....
2019-08-04 16:00

Best cloud mining providers of 2019 Cloud mining is the process of buying CPU power from dedicated data centers who use their own equipment to mine cryptocurrencies such as Bitcoin (BTC) on your behalf.The main advantage of this approach is that you don't need to have in-depth kno...
2019-05-31 14:48

Mining, Manufacturing Pull Down IIP Growth To 3.1% In May The Index of Industrial Production (IIP) had expanded by 3.8 per cent in May 2018. The index grew at 4.3 per cent in April and 0.4 per cent in March this year....
2019-07-12 23:00

Data-mining for dark matter When Tracy Slatyer faced a crisis of confidence early in her educational career, Stephen Hawking’s “A Brief History of Time” and a certain fictional janitor at MIT helped to bolster her resolve. Slatyer was 11 when her family moved from Canberra, ...
2019-08-16 12:48

Want to Talk Tech, one to one? Join our free text group, Talking Tech Sign up for new 90-day free group chat texting experiment. You have questions? We have answers. Talking Tech from USA TODAY direct to your phone.       ...
2019-08-06 01:32

Top Tech Conferences: The ultimate B2B tech events and show guide for 2019 For information about adding your event to this list and featured listing opportunities please contact mike.moore@futurenet.com.Love it or loathe it, events and conferences are often where wheelers and dealers in the world of technology meet to decid...
2019-06-03 12:48

Tech and media moguls arrive in Sun Valley, where many of tech's biggest deals have gone down Media and tech moguls are arriving for Allen & Co.'s Sun Valley conference in Sun Valley, Idaho. It's jump-started many media deals. Here's who's there....
2019-07-10 22:16

Low-tech learning and why it's highly sought after by high-tech parents The Waldorf teaching philosophy is used at more than 1,000 institutions in 91 countries, including 136 schools in the U.S. Technology isn't used at all through 8th grade, and is scarce even in high school. CNBC gets an inside look at what it is ...
2019-06-08 20:00

Sex Tech In, Skimpy Outfits Out as CES Tech Gadget Seeks Diversity CES gadget show is cracking down on its dress code, introducing more sessions focused on women and minorities and creating a new "sex tech" category after a debacle over a robotic personal massager......
2019-07-18 04:48

Lily Tomlin joins PETA campaign aimed at FCA over Iditarod dog race PETA says the Iditarod sled dog race is cruel and the automaker should not let an Alaska Fiat Chrysler dealership sponsor the race.       ...
2019-07-23 18:32

Millions join general strike in Sudan aimed at dislodging army Shutdown called in protest against bloody crackdown on protesters last weekMillions of people in Sudan have joined a general strike called by ​pro-reform groups, shutting down the centre of cities across the country despite a wave of arrests and inti...
2019-06-09 21:32

Pelosi demands Trump recall Senate to consider reforms aimed at gun violence House Speaker Nancy Pelosi wrote directly to President Trump on Thursday to demand that he use a little-invoked constitutional power to recall the Senate from its recess so it can address gun violence....
2019-08-09 00:48

Man and son in Texas get prison in $27M hearing aid scam aimed at American Airlines workers A father and son in Texas who submitted more than $27 million in false claims in a hearing aid scam targeting American Airlines workers were sentenced Wednesday to federal prison, officials said....
2019-08-16 13:16

Police investigate possible hate crime after slurs aimed at Megan Rapinoe Posters of USA star were defaced on New York subwayFootballer is an advocate for women’s and LGBT rightsNew York City police are investigating a possible hate crime directed at Megan Rapinoe after posters of the World Cup champion were defaced with h...
2019-07-11 19:48

Startups offer AI-powered sales technologies aimed at conferences and exhibitions Business shows and conferences are hugely important -- a $500 billion US market but are notoriously difficult to manage for sales contacts, leads, and follow-ups. SummitSync and Conversica have teamed up to service a neglected opportunity for automat...
2019-07-31 18:00

UN’s Grandi slams ‘toxic language of politics’ aimed at refugees, migrants In a heartfelt briefing to the Security Council on Tuesday, Filippo Grandi, United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees, has said that, during his three and a half decades as an international civil servant, he has “never seen such toxicity, such po...
2019-05-21 14:32

Parliament Passes Bill Aimed To Make India International Arbitration Hub Parliament on Thursday passed a bill aimed at making India an international arbitration hub by providing facilities for settlement of commercial disputes....
2019-08-01 20:32

Apple to debut developer tools aimed at increasing apps for Macs Apple Inc is expected to give software makers new tools to make it easier to adapt their iPad and iPhone apps for its Mac laptops on Monday at its annual developer conference in San Jose, California....
2019-06-03 13:48

Buttigieg to unveil plan aimed at boosting and incentivizing national service Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg will unveil his campaign's plan to boost national service on Wednesday in Iowa, rolling out a proposal that aims to increase service opportunities and tie that service to incentives....
2019-07-03 14:16

Rome codifies edicts aimed at messy tourists, rude Romans ROME (AP) — Tired of ad hoc bans on ill behavior by tourists, Rome has converted its temporary crackdowns into one big law. The city announced Friday that the city council had a day earlier approved the all-encompassing law. Most bans, like frolickin...
2019-06-07 18:16

Hillary Clinton attacks Trump over tweet aimed at progressive congresswomen Hillary Clinton on Sunday took President Trump to task over a criticized tweet where he called on progressive congresswomen to go back to where they came from to help fix their “crime infested places from which they came.”...
2019-07-15 08:48

Trump Disavows Supporters' "Send Her Back" Chant Aimed At Congresswoman President Donald Trump tried to distance himself on Thursday from supporters' chants of "send her back" at a rally where he blasted Somalia-born U.S. Representative Ilhan Omar, as Republicans worry......
2019-07-19 06:16

Partial lunar eclipse – in pictures Stargazers have been treated to a cosmic spectacle as a partial lunar eclipse was visible across parts of the UK. The event on Tuesday evening coincided with the 50th anniversary of Apollo 11 launching its moon mission. Clear skies across much of the...
2019-07-17 10:48

Partial Lunar Eclipse 2019: Everything You Need To Know Lunar Eclipse 2019: Get Ready to witness the partial lunar eclipse happening on July 16 and July 17? Here are all the details you need to know about the celestial event....
2019-07-15 18:32

Chandrayaan-2: All You Need to Know About India's Second Lunar Mission Chandrayaan-2 ISRO mission will be India's first space mission to conduct a soft landing on the moon. Here's every key detail you need to know about it....
2019-07-13 18:48

Moondust Could Cloud Our Lunar Ambitions It's superfine. It's sharp. It sticks to everything. Before we return to the moon, we'll have to conquer one of the weirdest substances in the solar system....
2019-05-21 23:32

'Rocket League' is mining the '80s for nostalgia-tinted DLC Rocket League fans, it's time to slap on your aviators, grab a hoverboard and fire up your favorite '80s playlist for a Radical Summer. Psyonix is tapping into the decade's pop culture tentpoles for the game's biggest event to dat...
2019-06-05 21:00

New cryptocurrency mining malware is spreading across Thailand and the US With the infamous cryptocurrency mining script Coinhive now offline, you’d be forgiven for thinking crypto-jacking was a thing of the past. Sadly though, security researchers have uncovered a new malware family that’s attacking hardware to get it to ...
2019-06-04 15:00

Trump meets with top US tech leaders to discuss sales to Huawei as he moves to soften restrictions against the Chinese tech giant ALEX EDELMAN/AFP/Getty Images President Donald Trump met with executives of top US tech companies on Monday — including Google, Intel, and Qualcomm — to discuss restrictions against sales to Chinese telecommunications giant Huawei. The m...
2019-07-23 12:48

Tech We’re Using: Tech Is Changing New York, but Not How He Reports on the City J. David Goodman, a metro reporter, has chronicled the Google and Amazon invasions. But the most effective technology for reporting on the city is still coffee....
2019-05-21 17:48

Apple to Debut Developer Tools Aimed at Increasing Apps for Macs at WWDC Apple is expected to give software makers new tools to make it easier to adapt their iPad and iPhone apps for its Mac laptops on Monday at its annual developer conference....
2019-06-03 15:48

Theresa May set for final Brussels trip as PM as she joins talks aimed at naming next EU leaders Theresa May is set for what will be her final trip to Brussels as Prime Minister as she joins talks aimed at naming the next leaders for top positions in EU....
2019-06-20 05:32

Mexico says El Paso massacre was terrorism aimed at Mexican citizens, vows probe Mexico's top diplomat said he considers Saturday's mass shooting in El Paso, Texas, to be an act of terrorism against Mexican citizens and said his government will be participating in the investigation....
2019-08-06 17:16

Republicans mostly silent after Trump rally racist chants aimed at Ilhan Omar With few exceptions, elected Republican officials replied with silence, or feigned ignorance, after ‘send her back’ chants“The president’s latest racist rant, offensive even in the context of his intentionally offensive tenure, has set a new low bar ...
2019-07-19 07:48

Ocasio-Cortez, Harris team up for bill aimed at helping criminals get housing Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and Sen. Kamala Harris are joining forces on legislation aimed at making it easier for people with criminal records to obtain federal housing assistance. The bill — dubbed the Fair Chance at Housing Act — wou...
2019-07-10 15:32

SEC poised to adopt rules aimed at preventing broker conflicts, boosting disclosure The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) on Wednesday will vote to adopt a package of rules mandating brokerage firms disclose potential conflicts in the fees investors pay and the commission brokers earn when giving financial advice....
2019-06-05 15:48

Labor Secretary Pick Scalia Has Long Fought Rules Aimed at Business In Eugene Scalia, the Trump administration has found a potential secretary of labor with an established record of pursuing limits on government regulation of business....
2019-07-20 01:32

Trump billionaire friend aimed to profit from Mideast nuclear deal: Democrats Tom Barrack, a billionaire friend of U.S. President Donald Trump, pursued a plan to buy Westinghouse Electric Corp even as he lobbied Trump to become a special envoy to promote the building by the firm of nuclear power plants in Saudi Arabia, said a ...
2019-07-31 19:48

President Trump Issues Executive Order Seemingly Aimed at China and Huawei (WASHINGTON) — President Donald Trump issued an executive order Wednesday to help protect the United States against foreign adversaries that are taking advantage of technological vulnerabilities to threaten U.S. communications systems. The orde...
2019-05-21 14:48

INSS: North Korea's warning against joint drill aimed at buying time North Korea's recent warning against the planned joint military exercise between South Korea and the United States is aimed at buying time to look into the idea of adopting a nuclear freeze....
2019-07-18 21:00

U.S. Democratic hopeful Amy Klobuchar proposes drug cost plan aimed at seniors Democratic presidential hopeful Amy Klobuchar unveiled a new plan on Friday to help lower the cost of pharmaceuticals purchased by seniors in the wake of the White House scrapping its own ambitious drug cost plan....
2019-07-12 15:00

Group sues to block California law aimed at forcing Trump to release tax returns A conservative legal group has filed a lawsuit seeking to block a new California law aimed at forcing Republican U.S. President Donald Trump to release his tax returns, the latest volley over Democrats' efforts to see the former businessman's financi...
2019-08-05 23:32

White House kills rebate rule aimed at lowering drug prices The Trump administration has withdrawn a rule that it had said would lower drug prices by ending the system of prescription drug after-market discounts called rebates that drugmakers pay to pharmacy benefit managers....
2019-07-11 16:48

Vulgar remark aimed at Ayesha Curry on live TV has Toronto police investigating Ayesha Curry, wife of Golden State Warriors star Stephen Curry, was targeted with a vulgar comment on live TV. Police won't comment further until their investigation is finished....
2019-06-03 23:32

You Can Now Read The Proposed Senate Bill That Would Ban Loot Boxes In Games Aimed At Kids As expected, Republican Senator Josh Hawley from Missouri has introduced a bill that would ban the inclusion of “pay-to-win microtransactions and sales of loot boxes in minor-oriented games.” It would not affect cosmetic items and also has a long way...
2019-05-23 22:16

Yet another cryptocurrency mining botnet caught targeting China It seems we can’t go more than a week without news of a new cryptocurrency mining malware or botnet being discovered. This time, security researchers have uncovered another Monero mining botnet that’s targeting China. One of Trend Micro’s security sy...
2019-06-13 17:00

First Quantum says it has complied with all rules in Panama mining contract Canadian miner First Quantum Minerals said on Wednesday it had "fully complied" with local rules in operating Cobre Panama, one of the region's largest copper mines, after Panama's president-elect said he would review the company's contract....
2019-06-06 06:48

Concern rises about possible uranium mining near Grand Canyon Federal officials are expected to rule in the next month on a petition that could eventually lead to uranium mining around the Grand Canyon, which conservation advocates warn could irreparably pollute the region's limited groundwater supply....
2019-06-13 08:48

Big Brutus attraction adds another coal mining shovel WEST MINERAL, Kan. (AP) — A historic coal mining shovel that was hidden under bramble for more than 70 years has gone on display in southeast Kansas alongside its more well-known successor, an 11-million pound (5 million kilogram) orange giant known ...
2019-06-12 22:01

Big Mining Companies Disclose Questionable Stability of Dams Some of the world’s largest mining companies said more than a dozen dams under their authority have at times failed stability assessments by outside experts, some of them in locations where a dam break would pose a risk to lives....
2019-06-08 01:48

Virginia ban on uranium mining upheld by U.S. Supreme Court The largest-known U.S. uranium deposit will remain firmly under ground after the Supreme Court on Monday upheld Virginia's ban on mining the radioactive metal, rebuffing a challenge backed by President Donald Trump's administration to the 1982 morato...
2019-06-17 21:16

US says national security demands easier mining rules WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration wants to ease rules on mining and prospecting on federal lands — and even offshore — in the name of national security. The Commerce Department recommended sweeping changes Tuesday in mining policies. Preside...
2019-06-05 02:16

Mexican president says won't cancel mining concessions, or grant new ones Mexico's President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador said on Monday that his administration will not cancel any current mining concessions, but added that no new mining concessions will be handed out either....
2019-08-12 17:00

Factbox: Glencore mining fatalities in recent years At least 41 artisanal miners were killed on Thursday when part of a copper and cobalt mine owned by Glencore Plc collapsed in southeast Congo, the provincial governor said....
2019-06-27 21:48

U.N. deep sea mining body rejects Greenpeace criticism The International Seabed Authority (ISA) has rejected criticism from Greenpeace over its handling of ocean mining, fuelling a spat that threatens to overshadow talks this month by the U.N. body toward rules for deep sea mining....
2019-07-05 19:16

Deep-sea mining to turn oceans into ‘new industrial frontier’ Greenpeace report reveals 29 floor-exploration licences have been granted worldwideThe world’s oceans are facing a “new industrial frontier” from a fledgling deep-sea mining industry as companies line up to extract metals and minerals from some of th...
2019-07-03 11:01

Brazilian mining company to pay out £86m for disaster that killed almost 300 people Vale also agreed to pay £150,000 to close relatives of those killed when a dam collapsed at its iron ore mine in BrumadinhoThe Brazilian mining giant Vale has agreed to pay out £86m [$107m] in collective moral damages and £150,000 [$186,000] to each ...
2019-07-17 00:16

Argentine court denies challenge to law against mining on glaciers Argentina's Supreme Court on Tuesday shot down a challenge to an environmental law banning mining in glacial areas that had been brought by Canadian miner Barrick Gold....
2019-06-04 23:32

State TV: Iran closes down 2 cryptocurrency mining farms TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran’s state TV is reporting that authorities have shut down two cryptocurrency mining operations in the central part of the country. The Thursday report said the mining “farms” had 1,000 machines that were consu...
2019-06-27 21:48

Brazil's Vale to pay damages over deadly mining dam collapse Over 240 people were killed in January when a dam collapsed at a mine, releasing a wave of toxic sludge on a rural community. Brazilian mining giant Vale has now been handed its first conviction over the disaster....
2019-07-10 17:00

Trump ditches sole climate rule that aimed to reduce coal plant pollution Administration to roll back Obama-era Clean Power PlanTrump’s EPA chief says he’s ‘leveling the playing field’ Donald Trump’s administration is finalizing plans to roll back the US government’s only direct efforts to curb coal-fired power plant pollu...
2019-06-19 21:32

U.S. House Speaker Pelosi backs bill aimed at protecting Hong Kong rights U.S. House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi, a longtime critic of China's human rights record, on Wednesday threw her influence behind bipartisan legislation to require the Trump administration to certify Beijing is maintaining its special tre...
2019-06-19 19:32

A Danish Law Aimed at Child Brides Could Force the Prime Minister’s Son’s Girlfriend to Leave the Country The son of Danish Prime Minister Lars Lokke Rasmussen has been tripped up by the country’s strict immigration laws, which will force his Harvard-educated American girlfriend to leave Denmark by the end of this month. The development thrusts imm...
2019-05-22 19:48

Nottingham Forest issue suspension over 'racist' posts aimed at Derby's Duane Holmes • Police investigate social media messages by apparent Forest fan• Club will take further action when criminal process is overPolice have opened an inquiry into racist messages allegedly sent to Derby County’s Duane Holmes by someone claiming to be a...
2019-08-06 23:32

Ohio Gov. DeWine unveils proposals aimed at curbing gun deaths after mass shooting in Dayton Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine said no one thing will prevent gun violence, but together, the changes will save lives.        ...
2019-08-06 23:32

Southern Baptists approve changes aimed at expelling churches that don't address sexual abuse The Southern Baptist Convention, the nation's largest Protestant denomination, held its annual meeting in Birmingham, Alabama.        ...
2019-06-12 10:32

Army announces new Expert Soldier Badge, aimed at improving 'lethality,' for its 244th birthday The Army on Friday announced its new Expert Soldier Badge to commemorate its 244th birthday, the latest in a series of efforts to improve the combat effectiveness of its troops....
2019-06-14 23:32

Magistrate judge delays states trial aimed at stopping merger of T-Mobile and Sprint A magistrate judge on the states' attorneys general fight against the merger of Sprint and T-Mobile US said on Thursday the trial will be delayed to Dec. 9....
2019-08-02 00:01

Manchester United disgusted by 'racial abuse' aimed at soccer star Paul Pogba Premier League club Manchester United says it is disgusted at "racial abuse" aimed at soccer star Paul Pogba during a draw with Wolverhampton in Wolverhampton, England....
2019-08-20 18:00

News Corp exploring potential sale of News America Marketing business Wall Street Journal-owner News Corp said on Tuesday it was evaluating options for its News America Marketing (NAM) business, including a potential sale....
2019-06-18 16:00

Chandrayaan-2 to Be Inserted Into Lunar Orbit Tomorrow: ISRO In a significant milestone for India's Moon mission, ISRO will fire Chandrayaan-2's liquid engine on Tuesday to insert the spacecraft into a lunar orbit....
2019-08-19 21:00

PBS celebrates the lunar landing's anniversary with a space miniseries This year marks the lunar landing's 50th anniversary, and PBS is celebrating the event by broadcasting a space-themed mini-series. The broadcaster will debut the six-episode show entitled Stellar on June 20th, publishing the episodes on its YouT...
2019-06-19 10:48

India to launch second lunar mission on July 22 after delay India's space agency said on Thursday it would launch the country's second lunar mission on July 22, after the original launch was called off due to a 'technical snag' earlier this week....
2019-07-18 12:00

India set to land rover on moon in second lunar mission BENGALURU — India said on Wednesday it will launch its second lunar mission in mid-July, as it moves to consolidate its status as a leader in space technology by achieving a controlled landing on the moon. The mission, if successful, would make India...
2019-06-12 17:16

Israel's Beresheet lunar lander has crashed on the moon The first privately funded lunar lander, SpaceIL’s Beresheet spacecraft, suffered an engine failure and crashed as it was attempting to land on the moon...
2019-05-21 18:32

Met exhibit sends you to the moon 50 years after lunar landing For as long as we’ve looked up, we’ve wondered about the moon. It wasn’t until 1610 that Galileo, armed with a homemade telescope, sketched a landscape like our own, riddled with valleys, craters and mountains. But only with the advent of photography...
2019-07-13 05:32

Here’s why animals behave strangely during lunar and solar eclipses For most animals, the structure of their day – and indeed their year – depends on the light-dark cycle. These regular and rhythmic cycles in the length of days tell animals when they should be foraging, when they should be asleep, when it’s time to m...
2019-07-19 07:16

Ancient lunar collision explains the moon's two faces The moon has two faces -- the smoother, Earth-facing side and the rougher side, the dark side of the moon, which is marred by thousands of craters. Now, scientists know why the moon's hemispheres are so different....
2019-05-21 14:38

UFO religions, microscopic ants and lunar landscapes – in pictures Foam Talent are presenting 20 emerging artists who are lighting up the world of contemporary photography – here are some of the highlights Continue reading......
2019-05-21 14:31

Blockstream takes on Bitmain with new Bitcoin mining centers (and it’s already getting flak) Blockstream, the blockchain infrastructure firm that sent a Bitcoin satellite into space, has entered the cryptocurrency mining space. The company revealed details about its Bitcoin mining data centers in Quebec, Canada and Adel, Georgia earlier this...
2019-08-09 15:48

Fin24.com | Bleak first quarter of 2019 for Zimbabwe mining firms Mining houses in Zimbabwe experienced a poor first quarter of the year as delays and the non-payment of foreign currency earnings by the central bank stifled production....
2019-05-23 14:48

Iran further solidifies stance on cryptocurrency mining, but says trading is ‘unlawful’ Iran‘s government has put an end to months of speculation by ratifying a bill that acknowledges cryptocurrency mining is a legitimate industry. While legalizing mining is seemingly a positive move, it’s important to note there are several caveats tha...
2019-08-06 00:16

Japan's Hayabusa 2 may finally kick-start the asteroid mining era The turn of the decade saw a huge surge of interest in asteroid mining, but now this would-be industry has flopped. Can a tiny Japanese probe revive it?...
2019-05-21 18:32

Australia should reduce emissions, coal mining: Pacific leaders Australia should do more to reduce its carbon emissions and giving cash to countries battling climate change was not enough, Pacific island leaders said on Tuesday in a rebuke of Canberra's latest attempt to improve ties with the region....
2019-08-13 13:48

Barrick's offer for control of Acacia Mining reflects risk- CEO Barrick Gold Corp's offer to buy the rest of Acacia Mining reflects the risk the Canadian-listed mining company faces in increasing its exposure to Tanzania, its chief executive said on Friday....
2019-05-24 17:16

Mining industry welcomes new environmental assessment rules under Bill C-69 "This promises to be a better system than what we've had for the last seven years," said Pierre Gratton, the president of the Mining Association of Canada....
2019-06-14 01:48

Iran seizes 1,000 Bitcoin miners, says mining with state electricity is a no-no Authorities in Iran have seized around 1,000 Bitcoin mining machines from two abandoned factories, according to Reuters. The report hasn’t stated what cryptocurrency was being mined, or for how long the farm had been operating. It’s also unclear why,...
2019-06-28 10:48

Jervois Mining takes over Canada's Ecobalt, shares jump Australian cobalt developer Jervois Mining will take over eCobalt Solutions after shareholders of the Canadian company voted in favour of the deal, Jervois said on Monday....
2019-07-22 06:00

PEN World Voices Festival: The Big Chill: Creativity in the era of data mining Presented with The GuardianThe 2019 PEN World Voices Festival will bring more than 200 writers and artists representing over 50 nationalities to New York City and Los Angeles this month to discuss and debate the theme Open Secrets — what we reveal an...
2019-05-21 21:48

Iran seizes 1,000 bitcoin mining machines using subsidized power Iranian authorities have seized about 1,000 bitcoin mining machines in two abandoned factories, state television reported, after warnings that the activity had led to a spike in consumption of government-subsidized electricity....
2019-06-28 05:00

Nvidia’s GPU sales finally ‘normalize’ after its crypto-mining craze Chipmaker Nvidia says its business has finally returned to normal after its cryptocurrency mining hangover has subsided. In its latest quarterly financial report, published yesterday, Nvidia posted 17 percent growth in revenue – from $2.22 billion to...
2019-08-16 15:16

Venezuela's mining arc: a legal veneer for armed groups to plunder Their methods and origins differ, but their hunger for gold drives violence – and any foreign incursion could trigger escalationLate 2016, Nicolás Maduro tweeted a photograph of himself with a smile on his face and a gleaming ingot in his hands – but...
2019-06-08 13:32

ABC board: secret shortlist of candidates ignored in favour of mining executive Exclusive: documents show Coalition government passed over some of Australia’s most eminent cultural figures to appoint Vanessa GuthrieThe government passed over some of Australia’s most eminent cultural figures in order to appoint a mining executive...
2019-08-04 14:48

Dutch man conned investors out of $26M with fake Bitcoin mining rigs A man from Apeldoorn, Netherlands has been arrested for fraud and money laundering after convincing over 100 people to invest a total of $26 million in fictitious Bitcoin mining rigs. The 33-year-old named as Berry van M. was director of two companie...
2019-05-21 16:48

US briefing: 2020 census, Trump's tax returns and deep-sea mining Wednesday’s top story: White House U-turns on citizenship question. Plus, Alex Morgan leads the USA into another Women’s World Cup finalSubscribe now to receive the morning briefing by email.Good morning, I’m Tim Walker with today’s essential stories...
2019-07-03 12:32

Brazilian state sues Braskem over compensation for damage from mining Prosecutors for the Brazilian northeastern state of Alagoas filed a lawsuit against the country's largest petrochemical company, Braskem SA, seeking to guarantee compensation for damages caused by the firm, the Alagoas government said on Friday....
2019-06-08 09:00

Resolute Mining determined to grow as adds London listing Australian-listed gold miner Resolute Mining lists on the London Stock Exchange on Thursday to broaden its investor base and pursue its ambition to be a high-tech, pan-African gold producer, partly through acquisitions....
2019-06-20 10:32

This spooky Monero-mining malware waits to be controlled remotely Cybersecurity researchers have discovered a mysterious new strain of cryptocurrency mining (cryptomining) malware that employs powerful techniques to avoid detection and analysis. Software firm Varonis determined the malware is based on Monero mining...
2019-08-15 00:32

Swiss expert to start work on new standards for mining dam safety A Swiss environmental expert will make a fact-finding trip this week to the site of the Vale dam disaster in Brazil to start work on setting new dam safety standards for miners....
2019-06-10 05:48

Tech We’re Using: Sliding Backward on Tech? There Are Benefits Pamela Paul, editor of The New York Times Book Review, decided to downgrade her tech two years ago. It has worked out, with paper and DVDs instead of the latest apps and gizmos....
2019-05-21 17:48

'A marvelous night for a moondance': Legendary lunar-inspired pop songs "Walking on the Moon," "Bad Moon Rising," "Moonlight Shadow" ... Countless lunar-themed pop songs invoke a timeless musical motif. But for all the odes to love under moonlight, there's also a dark side....
2019-07-19 07:16

An Aerospace Engineer Figured Out How To Get Lego's Apollo 11 Lunar Lander To Fly It’s not quite as challenging as actually landing a pair of astronauts on the moon, but aerospace engineer and talented toy hacker Adam Woodworth has managed to upgrade Lego’s Apollo 11 Lunar Lander set with all the motors and electronics needed to m...
2019-07-06 06:16

Polaris’ Lunar Roving Vehicle replica to run at NASCAR race Now this is how you fake a moon mission. Polaris has teamed up with the U.S. Space and Rocket Center in Huntsville, Ala., to build a functional replica of the Lunar Roving Vehicle [LRV] that was used during the Apollo 15, 16 and 17 missions. Brian Og...
2019-07-22 23:16

Varanasi Ganga Aarti To Be Performed At 3 pm Today Due To Lunar Eclipse Varanasi's famed tradition of Ganga Aarti, the daily evening ritual at Dashashwamedh Ghat, has been advanced on account of the lunar eclipse on Tuesday....
2019-07-16 06:32

Polaris Builds A Replica Of The Ultimate Off-Roader - The Lunar Rover The new Polaris Lunar Rover Replica gets replica brakes, accelerates, and has four-wheel Ackermann steering, like the original NASA Lunar Rover Vehicle (LRV)....
2019-07-22 21:00

India's second lunar mission delayed due to 'technical snag': ISRO India's space agency said it delayed the launch of its second lunar mission, Chandrayaan-2, in the early hours of Monday due to a "technical snag" which was observed less than an hour before the scheduled liftoff....
2019-07-15 01:16

Lego is releasing an Apollo 11 Lunar Lander set for its 50th anniversary The 50th anniversary of the human race's first trip to the moon is fast approaching, and Lego is marking the milestone with a NASA Apollo 11 lunar lander set. It'll be available June 1st for $100....
2019-05-30 21:32

UK's biggest moon exhibition captures centuries of lunar love From Japanese painting of the harvest moon to Buzz Aldrin's "Snoopy cap", the UK's biggest moon exhibition at London's National Maritime Museum is bound to please...
2019-08-10 18:16

How a 'Moon Rock Hunter' Is Tracking Down Apollo Lunar Souvenirs Beginning with Apollo 11, which landed on the Moon on July 20, 1969, and ending with Apollo 17, in December 1972, US astronauts collected 842 pounds (382 kilograms) of rocks and lunar soil....
2019-06-17 07:32

To the Moon: Grumman, the company that built Apollo 11's Lunar Module Our fourth and final installment in our series is about Grumman, the company which built the Lunar Module (LEM) which made the historic manned landing on the Moon's surface on July 20, 1969....
2019-07-17 19:48

LEGO celebrates Apollo 11 with a lovely, bricky Lunar Lander The 50th anniversary of Apollo 11 and the first lunar landing is approaching, and there will be no shortage of fanfare — so why shouldn’t LEGO get in on the fun? This Lunar Lander set looks like a great way to celebrate the missions of the spac...
2019-05-30 20:16

Countdowns, ceremonies and MoonPies: How the U.S. is marking 50 years since the lunar landing At NASA's Kennedy Space Center, cars were backed up for miles outside the visitor complex at opening time. In Armstrong's hometown of Wapakoneta, Ohio, nearly 2,000 runners competed in "Run to the Moon" races....
2019-07-20 22:16

India set to launch second lunar mission; land rover on the moon India said on Wednesday it will launch its second lunar mission in mid-July, as it moves to consolidate its status as a leader in space technology by achieving a controlled landing on the moon....
2019-06-12 14:16

Astronomers Just About Certain They Found the Apollo 10 Lunar Module Floating in Space It’s always a good idea to do a real dry run before doing something big. Like, you’re not going to try and bust out your full interpretive-dance karaoke of Radar Love without trying it out in front of the mirror first, right? Of course not. The same ...
2019-06-12 02:16

Astronomers Think They’ve Finally Found the Lost Lunar Module From Apollo 10 A discarded Apollo 10 lunar module known as “Snoopy” has been drifting in space for the past 50 years, its location a complete mystery. Now, after a meticulous eight-year search, a team of astronomers suspect they’ve finally found it.Read more......
2019-06-12 00:48

Here's How to Watch the Partial Lunar Eclipse Live Online Today The partial lunar eclipse 2019 can be seen in central and western regions of India, and live streams are being held by Royal Observatory Greenwich, Virtual Telescope Project, and Norway-based site......
2019-07-16 18:16

Lunar Eclipse Marks Moon Landing's 50th Anniversary Lunar Eclipse 2019: Sky enthusiasts in India will also be to witness a three-hour-long partial lunar eclipse early Wednesday. The eclipse will begin for the Indian stargazers around 1:31am on......
2019-07-16 17:16

How to watch India’s Chandrayaan-2 lunar mission launch live Events celebrating the 50th year of Apollo 11 Moon landing are underway, but India is gearing up for its own second mission to the moon. Dubbed Chandrayaan-2, the lunar mission was originally scheduled for last Monday, but a technical snag resulted i...
2019-07-22 11:48

10,000-year-old engraved stone could be world’s oldest lunar calendar An engraved stone carved around 10,000 years ago may be the world's oldest example of a lunar calendar. The rare pebble -- found high up in the mountains near Rome, Italy -- dates back to the Stone Age, archaeologists claim....
2019-07-31 21:48

Samajwadi Leader Raided In Illegal Mining Case, Searches In UP, Delhi The CBI is carrying out searches at 22 locations in Uttar Pradesh and the national capital, including three residential premises, of former UP Minister Gayatri Parajapti in connection with the illegal......
2019-06-12 12:16

Court orders mining firm Vale SA to pay all damage of Brazil dam collapse A Brazilian court has ordered a multinational mining company to pay for all damages caused by a dam collapse in January that killed nearly 250 people....
2019-07-10 23:32

These designers want to hide a cryptocurrency mining farm in a skyscraper water park The cryptocurrency and blockchain industry has thrown out its fair share of zany ideas over the last few years. But a group of designers is taking wild blockchain concepts to new heights with their plans for a cryptocurrency mining facility hidden in...
2019-06-03 14:32

‘Weaponized’ Currency and Mining Limits: China’s Responses to Trump Take Shape Beijing’s signals suggest it is ready to retaliate should the White House follow through on its new tariff threat, with potentially disruptive results....
2019-08-09 00:48

African insurer won’t work with ‘high-risk’ cryptocurrency mining businsesses We all know that banks make it difficult for blockchain businesses by denying them access to conventional banking services and accounts. Well now, it seems insurance firms are throwing a spanner in the works for cryptocurrency mining businesses in Af...
2019-06-13 13:32

ABC board: secret shortlist of candidates ignored in favour of mining executive revealed Exclusive: Documents show Coalition government passed over some of Australia’s most eminent cultural figures to appoint Vanessa GuthrieThe government passed over some of Australia’s most eminent cultural figures in order to appoint a mining executive...
2019-08-04 01:48

Bitcoin as healthy as ever as the network hits all-time high mining difficulty Bitcoin is having a very good week – both in terms of price and the stability of its blockchain. Shortly after surging past $9,000 to hit its highest price for 2019, the cryptocurrency‘s mining difficulty increased by 11.26 percent to 7.46 trillion, ...
2019-05-31 13:48

Meghalaya Ordered To Pay 100 Crore Fine, Allowed To Restart Coal Mining Meghalaya has been ordered to deposit Rs 100 crore in fines, imposed by the National Green Tribunal (NGT), for failing to curb illegal coal mining in the state...
2019-07-03 13:16

The Great Hack is an un-cinematic primer on the Facebook data-mining scandal Documentary filmmakers continue to wrestle with the grim reality that many of our era’s most important and urgent issues are woefully un-cinematic. The Great Hack’s challenge: find a visual template for the Cambridge Analytica scandal, which involves...
2019-07-23 22:48

Brazil Mining Giant Vale to Pay $107 Million to Compensate Workers for Dam Disaster The announcement follows a court ruling last week that the company was financially liable for the January disaster that killed at least 247 people, when a wave of toxic waste breached a dam....
2019-07-16 02:32

Brazil Senate committee recommends blanket ban on mining tailings dams A Brazilian Senate committee investigating a deadly dam collapse at a Vale SA mining facility recommended on Tuesday that Congress pass a blanket ban on all tailings dams, with those already in place be decomissioned in 10 years....
2019-07-02 18:48

Acacia Mining reports 13% rise in gold reserves for Tanzania mine Acacia Mining on Friday reported a 13% rise in gold reserves at the end of May for its Gokona Mine in North Mara, Tanzania, adding weight to its view that majority shareholder Barrick Gold's buyout proposal undervalued the miner....
2019-07-05 11:16

Greenpeace ship sets sail to highlight risk of mining below the waves A Greenpeace ship sets sail on Thursday to study an ecosystem beneath the Atlantic Ocean thought to hold clues to the origins of life to press its case for a ban on deep sea mining, as talks in Jamaica seek to agree rules on deep sea mineral exploita...
2019-07-03 05:16

Indigenous groups in Peru are suing government over oil, mining plans - and winning Indigenous groups in Peru are turning to the courts with a new legal strategy for keeping mining and oil projects off their lands, racking up victories that could make it harder for companies to secure permits in the Andean country, a major minerals ...
2019-06-28 04:48

Acacia Mining blames Barrick Gold for excluding co in tax dispute talks Acacia Mining Plc said on Wednesday it continued to be excluded from discussions between Canadian miner Barrick Gold Corp and the Government of Tanzania with regard to a tax dispute....
2019-05-22 09:00

Group sues Trump administration for withholding information on mining decision A conservation group on Thursday sued the Trump administration for withholding documents related to its decision to cancel a 20-year ban on mining in a Minnesota wilderness area and open it up to copper production....
2019-06-20 18:48

Left-wing billionaire George Soros accused by Albania's president of 'conspiracy' aimed at destabilizing country The president of Albania on Tuesday denounced municipal elections that took place on Sunday as a “farce”, accusing left-wing billionaire philanthropist George Soros of being involved in a “conspiracy”...
2019-07-02 21:16

Apollo 11 Astronaut Buzz Aldrin Complains About Current US Lunar Ability When US President Trump asked Buzz Aldrin what he thought about the United States' current ability to operate in space 50 years after the Apollo 11 mission, the ex-astronaut had a ready response....
2019-07-20 15:00

New Delhi, we have a problem: India calls off lunar mission an hour before launch The abortive launch represents a blow to India’s quest to build its capabilities in space. With Chandrayaan-2, India was hoping to become the fourth nation besides the United States, Russia and China to soft-land on the moon’s surface....
2019-07-16 02:00

Apollo 11: Never-before-seen video reveals lunar samples were searched for signs of life As the 50th anniversary of the historic Apollo 11 Moon landing nears, NASA has released never-before-seen footage of scientists checking the lunar samples that were brought back for signs of life...
2019-07-18 23:00

10,000-Year-Old Engraved Stone Found to be World’s Oldest Lunar Calendar A new study, coordinated by Sapienza, claims to have discovered the oldest lunar calendar in the world in a pebble that was carved during the Upper Paleolithic period. ...
2019-07-24 00:48

Watching CG Cars Crash Onto the Lunar Surface in Low Gravity Is Weirdly Engaging Look, I know how busy you are, and I know you’re swamped right now and you can’t even bring yourself to look at the list of crap you have to get done but that’s why I think it’s so important that you just pause for a moment right now to watch this ab...
2019-06-07 05:32

Bricks made from moon dust could power future lunar missions An ESA Discovery & Preparation study shows bricks made from moon dirt could store heat and supply astronauts with electricity.       ...
2019-07-19 22:00

Partial Lunar Eclipse 2019: Don't Miss This Celestial Spectacle Next Week Lunar Eclipse 2019: Chandra grahan timings in India - the partial umbral eclipse will begin at 1:32 a.m on July 17. The peak of the eclipse will be at 3 am.m and the partial umbral eclipse will end at......
2019-07-10 14:48

Chandrayaan-2 Low-Cost Moon Mission Puts India Among Lunar Pioneers India will step up the international space race on Monday when it launches a low-cost mission to become only the fourth country to land a probe on the Moon....
2019-07-13 18:48

Apollo 11 astronaut Buzz Aldrin complains about current U.S. lunar ability When President Donald Trump asked Buzz Aldrin, the second human ever to walk on the moon, what he thought about the United States' current ability to operate in space 50 years after the Apollo 11 mission, the ex-astronaut had a ready response....
2019-07-20 09:32

Partial Lunar Eclipse 2019: Effects Of Chandra Grahan, How To Watch It Lunar Eclipse 2019: A partial lunar eclipse (ardh chandra grahan) occurs when the Earth moves between the Sun and the Moon, but the three celestial bodies do not form a straight line in the space....
2019-07-15 17:16

UPDATE 1-Indigenous groups in Peru are suing government over oil, mining plans - and winning Indigenous groups in Peru are turning to the courts with a new legal strategy for keeping mining and oil projects off their lands, racking up victories that could make it harder for companies to secure permits in the Andean country, a major minerals ...
2019-06-28 02:16

Australian civil servant faces 10 years for mining cryptocurrency on government computers An Australian government employee is appearing in court today after using work equipment to mine cryptocurrency for his own gain. The Australian Federal Police (AFP) allege that the 33 year-old from Killara in New South Wales took advantage of his po...
2019-05-21 16:48

Peru court orders indigenous governor of mining region to six years in prison A Peruvian court ordered the arrest of the indigenous governor of a mineral-rich southern region after sentencing him to six years in prison on Wednesday for leading 2011 deadly protests against a Canadian open-pit silver project....
2019-08-15 01:00

Protest begins against billion-dollar Southern Copper mining project in Peru Protesters blocked a portion of Peru's main coastal highway on Monday in the start of a new challenge to a billion-dollar copper mining project that has been a lightning rod for conflict....
2019-07-16 05:01

Brazil Judge Holds Mining Company Liable for Damages of Deadly Dam Breach The ruling represented the first time the mining giant Vale has been formally held responsible for a disaster that unleashed a wave of toxic mud and killed at least 247 people....
2019-07-10 17:48

Dia Mirza Praises Congress Lawmaker For Raising Assam's Coal Mining Issue Actress Dia Mirza is all praises for Congress lawmaker Pradyut Bordoloi who represents Nowgong in Assam after he raised the issue of illegal coal mining in the Lok Sabha during zero hour....
2019-07-04 17:48

Peru orders army to secure port in face of protest against mining project Peruvian President Martín Vizcarra on Sunday authorized the army to maintain order at a key mining port, a day before an expected new round of protests against Southern Copper Corp's $1.4-billion proposed Tia Maria mine....
2019-08-05 00:32

Saving an Ice Shelf, Lunar Conspiracies, and the Butterfly Effect: Best Gizmodo Stories of the Week The third week of July 2019 is past us—and if you live in much of the Midwest or the East Coast, it’s been one helluva hot one with a heat wave breaking one-day temperature records in NYC and conditions in Washington, D.C. and Cincinnati compared to ...
2019-07-22 04:01

India's moon mission lifts off, hopes to probe lunar south pole India launched a rocket into space on Monday in an attempt to safely land a rover on the moon, its most ambitious mission yet in the effort to establish itself as a low-cost space power....
2019-07-22 18:48

Lunar eclipse 2019: from Australia to the UK, stargazers enjoy bright side of the moon Photographers from Sydney to Brasilia capture July’s stunning partial lunar eclipseStargazers around the world have enjoyed a view of a global lunar eclipse, delighting people from Dehli to Dublin.The partial eclipse was visible in nearly every part ...
2019-07-17 03:16

Toyota And Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency Aim To Launch Lunar Rover By 2029 JAXA and Toyota will manufacture, test and evaluate prototypes, with the goal of developing a manned, pressurised lunar rover and exploring the surface of the moon as part of an international project....
2019-07-18 07:16

Iranians feeling sanction squeeze turn to Bitcoin, spark concern over 'mining' operations Iranians feeling the squeeze from U.S. sanctions targeting the Islamic Republic's ailing economy are increasingly turning to such digital currencies as Bitcoin to make money, prompting alarm in and out of the country....
2019-07-18 14:32

Queensland mining royalties found to give 'effective subsidies' to thermal coal exporters Australia Institute report suggests public support for overhaul of royalty ratesQueensland’s mining royalties regime gives “effective subsidies” to exporters of low-quality thermal coal, according to a new report by the Australia Institute that shows...
2019-07-23 23:16

Vicious malware threatens to turn search engine into crypto-mining zombie botnet Enterprise search engine Elasticsearch is under threat of being turned into a sophisticated cryptocurrency mining botnet to be used in distributed denial of service (DDoS) attacks. Cybersecurity firm Trend Micro describes a new malware strain that la...
2019-07-23 23:32

Unique multi-platform Monero mining malware targets audio engineer pirates We’ve seen cryptocurrency hungry hackers hiding mining malware in Adobe Flash updates, and even in legitimate Windows updates, but now hackers are hiding it in cracked audio production software. Security researchers at ESET have uncovered a Monero cr...
2019-06-20 15:48

Moon Landing Conspiracy Theorists Biting Dust On the 50th Anniversary of First Lunar Mission Today, July 20 2019, at precisely 4:17:40PM ET, it is exactly fifty years since the Apollo Lunar Module ‘Eagle’ touched down on the Moon and while anniversary events are being held all over the world in honor of this monumental historic achievement ...
2019-07-20 21:32

‘It’s Time to Go Back to the Moon.’ Jeff Bezos Unveils Blue Origin’s Lunar Mission (WASHINGTON) — Amazon tycoon Jeff Bezos says he’s going to send a spaceship to the moon, joining a resurgence of lunar interest half a century after people first set foot there. Bezos says his space company Blue Origin will land a robotic...
2019-05-21 16:00

Buzz Aldrin 'disappointed' in America's progress since Apollo 11: 'We have the No. 1 rocket and spacecraft and they can’t get into lunar orbit' Speaking at an event honoring Apollo 11, Buzz Aldrin, the second man to walk on the Moon, said he's "disappointed" with the progress America's space program has made over the past 50 years....
2019-07-20 04:16

Billionaire Bezos unveils moon lander mockup, embraces Trump's lunar timetable Billionaire entrepreneur Jeff Bezos unveiled on Thursday a mockup of a lunar lander being built by his Blue Origin rocket company and touted his moon goals in a strategy aimed at capitalizing on the Trump administration's renewed push to establish a ...
2019-05-21 16:00

Crashed Israeli lunar lander left a bunch of microscopic ‘water bears’ on the Moon It’s been a few months now since Israel’s Beresheet lunar lander experienced a last-second glitch and smashed into the Moon rather than landing softly on it. The mission, while impressive as a privately-funding effort, ultimately came up ...
2019-08-07 15:16

Russian police uncover diamond theft gang inside state mining firm Alrosa Russian police uncovered around $3 million worth of stolen diamonds, and over $2.5 million in cash, at the homes of a criminal ring operating inside state-controlled diamond producer Alrosa, authorities said on Monday....
2019-06-10 14:48

Moon landing: Buzz Aldrin took Holy Communion, read this Bible verse on lunar surface Fifty years ago, when American astronaut Edwin "Buzz" Aldrin, a devout Christian, made history landing on the moon, the first thing he did was give thanks to God....
2019-07-18 23:00

A Trump executive order aimed at addressing allegations of anti-conservative bias on social media services like Twitter and Facebook is reportedly in the works Getty/Business Insider The White House is reportedly floating several drafts of an Executive Order aimed at social media companies like Facebook and Twitter. President Trump has repeatedly accused tech giants and social media companies of anti-Trump...
2019-08-09 13:48

Sweeping changes announced to overdrafts in UK aimed at making going into the red 'easier to manage' Hefty fixed fees charged on unarranged overdrafts are to be banned under a major shake-up of the "dysfunctional" market unveiled by a City watchdog today....
2019-06-07 20:32

Ancient Celtic Warrior-Priest Is Displayed In England - His Grave Goods Might Hold Deep Lunar Se-crets A glorious 2,000-year-old Iron Age ‘warrior’, who might have fought against Julius Caesar during the wars against the Gaulish tribes in Britannia (Britain) ...
2019-07-24 00:48

Supermarket chain apologises for 'sexist' wine and condom offer aimed at secretaries An international supermarket chain has apologised after launching a "combo" offer aimed at female secretaries, which included condoms and a bottle of wine....
2019-07-19 00:01

CBOE TO LAUNCH S&P 500 ANNUAL DIVIDEND INDEX OPTIONS ON MAY 25:Aimed at Customers Accustomed to Viewing Dividend Movement Over Entire Year CHICAGO, IL, May 13, 2010 - The Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) today announced plans to begin trading options on the S&P 500® Annual Dividend Index (ticker symbol - DIVD) on Tuesday, May 25, 2010. Initially, two annual expirations - December 2...
2019-05-22 07:00

Lunar eclipse 2019 UK: Everything you need to know as partial eclipse falls on Apollo 11 50th anniversary A partial lunar eclipse is set to be visible from the UK on Tuesday, coinciding with the 50th anniversary of Apollo 11 launching its mission to the Moon....
2019-07-16 13:32

The Observer view: fifty years on, the real meaning of the lunar landing is becoming clear | Observer editorial Within a few years, a manned space station will orbit the moon and later a colony could be built on its surfaceWhen Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin took their first careful steps on the moon’s surface 50 years ago this weekend, they transformed humani...
2019-07-21 07:48

Netflix vows to go 'smoke-free' in shows like 'Stranger Things' aimed at kids and teens Tobacco images on TV are up, according to a study, as Netflix promises to eliminate such images in programming aimed at youths.        ...
2019-07-09 02:32

Partial lunar eclipse 2019: Sky gazers treated to stunning 'Half-Blood Moon' on Apollo 11's 50th anniversary Sky gazers around the world have been treated to a stunning partial lunar eclipse which coincided with the 50th anniversary of Apollo 11 launching its mission to the moon....
2019-07-17 07:48

GPS on the Moon? NASA’s working on it If you’re driving your car from Portland to Merced, you probably rely on GPS to see where you are. But what if you’re driving your Moon rover from Oceanus Procellarum to the Sea of Tranquility? Actually, GPS should be fine — if this NASA ...
2019-07-04 01:32

The five: Nasa research probes As Saturn’s moon Titan becomes Nasa’s latest destination, we look at other probes the agency is boldly sending forthAs announced last month, Nasa is sending a drone named the Dragonfly to explore Saturn’s largest moon, Titan. Part of their New Fronti...
2019-07-07 09:32

NASA will allow private astronauts on the ISS for $11,250-$22,500 a day Enlarge / The forward end of the International Space Station is pictured showing portions of five modules. From right to left is a portion of the U.S. Destiny laboratory module linking forward to the Harmony module. Attached to the port side of Harmo...
2019-06-08 02:32

NASA is testing ‘bee’ robots on the ISS NASA is betting big on the future of space robots. As automated gadgets become more and more advanced, scientists are starting to imagine how robots could not only aid space travelers but perhaps even shoulder some of the load when it comes to variou...
2019-05-21 22:32

NASA needs a name for its 2020 rover, and you can help! NASA’s Mars 2020 mission is coming together rapidly, with engineers piecing together the shiny new rover and preparing all of the instruments it’ll use once it reaches the Red Planet in 2021. That means it’s time yet again for the A...
2019-06-27 19:16

Will NASA approve another untethered spacewalk? The first “free-flying” spacewalk was back in 1984 and the last one in 1994. User @itsjose_irl tweeted #AskNASA inquiring when we can expect the next one and NASA’s International Space Station Program Manager tackled the question.&#...
2019-08-20 14:48

Apollo 11 Turns 50: How Did NASA Put Men on the Moon? To put astronauts on the surface of the moon and bring them home safely, NASA had to do many things right, in succession, with margins of error ranging from small to nonexistent....
2019-06-20 08:32

NASA Went to the Stock Exchange to Try to Sell the ISS The Trump administration is trying to turn the International Space Station into a business. It could learn from the first guy to try that: Ronald Reagan....
2019-06-07 23:16

NASA is going back to the moon but most people in the US don't want to Most people in the US don’t support going to the moon or Mars, according to a recent survey, but about half say they’d take a trip to orbit Earth if given the chance...
2019-06-21 19:16

NASA’s X-59 supersonic jet will have a 4K TV instead of a forward window NASA’s X-59 QueSST experimental quiet supersonic aircraft will have a cockpit like no other — featuring a big 4K screen where you’d normally have a front window. Why? Because this is one weird-looking plane. The X-59, which is being deve...
2019-06-19 20:48

Will NASA Find Life on Titan? JoAnna Wendel is a science cartoonist and writer in Washington, DC. She loves space, planets, rocks, and her cat, Pancake. You can find her work at joannawendelcomics.com and follow her on Twitter at @JoAnnaScience.Read more......
2019-06-29 23:32

NASA approves two new missions to study the sun Our sun is about to get even more attention thanks to the approval of two new missions to study various aspects of our star and its relationship with our solar system....
2019-06-28 17:32

NASA wants to grow peppers in space Growing peppers will give astronauts an option for spicing up their sometimes bland food options in space -- and as an added benefit, peppers are rich in vitamin C which is “important for space diets.”...
2019-07-17 05:32

NASA went to Iceland and pretended it was Mars The scheduled launch date of NASA’s Mars 2020 mission is rapidly approaching, and with less than a year to go, it’s truly crunch time for NASA and its partners. Testing strategies for Mars exploration might seem impossible here on Earth, ...
2019-08-16 14:48

NASA wants you to get your boarding pass to Mars You probably won't visit Mars for a long time, if ever. You might have a way to go in spirit, though. NASA has introduced a "Send Your Name" campaign that will put your name on the Mars 2020 rover, leaving a long-term record of your name on th...
2019-05-22 22:32

NASA is about to grow fruit in space NASA has big plans for space travel that include heading to both the Moon and Mars sooner rather than later. If humans begin to travel to other worlds on a regular basis — or even set up shop and live there — we’re going to need foo...
2019-07-16 11:16

50 years later, NASA headed to the moon again Nearly 50 years after Neil Armstrong stepped foot on the moon, part of the storied Apollo program, NASA officials announce they’re going back to the moon, permanently. (July 11)        ...
2019-07-11 11:00

NASA just approved two new missions to study the Sun NASA has plenty of projects on its slate at the moment, but that has never stopped the U.S. space agency from looking to the future. Our Sun, which is already a major area of study with missions like the Parker Solar Probe, is about to get even more ...
2019-06-28 00:48

NASA’s Voyager twins refuse to die It’s been almost 42 years since NASA sent its two Voyager spacecraft on record-breaking missions, and both of the decades-old robots are still alive. Voyager 1 and 2 are 13.5 billion and 11.1 billion miles from Earth, respectively, and it&rsquo...
2019-07-10 07:32

NASA shake-up in new race to the moon As NASA scrambles to meet U.S. President Donald Trump's mandate to return humans to the moon by 2024, two longtime heads of NASA's human exploration wing were demoted Wednesday in a slew of administrative shakeups, officials said in an internal memo....
2019-07-11 09:16

NASA needs help deciding where to land on this asteroid NASA’s OSIRIS-REx mission has already accomplished a lot since arriving at the space rock known as Bennu late last year. The spacecraft successfully entered orbit around the asteroid, scanned its surface with a laser and learned a lot about its surfa...
2019-05-24 19:00

NASA’s Spitzer telescope refuses to die NASA’s Spitzer Space Telescope is finally nearing the end of an absolutely incredible journey. The spacecraft has been peering deep into space for well over a decade and a half, and it’s outlived its original planned mission timeline by o...
2019-06-14 12:48

NASA has a new plan for getting the InSight lander digging again NASA’s InSight lander is having some problems. The robot, which has already delivered some very interesting observations since arriving on Mars late last year, can’t seem to get one of its most important tools to work as planned. The inst...
2019-06-06 02:16

NASA’s Mars 2020 rover just had an eye exam NASA’s Mars 2020 rover is now less than one year away from finally being shot skyward toward the Red Planet, and NASA engineers are hard at work, ensuring all the spacecraft’s systems function as intended. In a new blog post by NASA&rsquo...
2019-08-08 01:16

NASA will study solar weather in two new missions Solar winds are no threat to people on Earth, but can pose a danger to astronauts and spacecraft. NASA has selected two new missions that aims to better our understanding of how the Sun drives extreme space weather. The first mission, Polarimeter to....
2019-06-21 07:32

At 82, NASA Pioneer Sue Finley Still Reaching For The Stars Sue Finley began work at the Jet Propulsion Laboratory as the US prepared to launch its first satellite into orbit in 1958, racing to match the Soviet Union, which had accomplished the feat months......
2019-07-17 03:48

NASA will send three landers from three different companies to the Moon NASA plans to return humans to the Moon within the next five years. That’s a tall order and, while many people remain skeptical that the agency can pull it off without the massive increase in budget that it has yet to receive, NASA is pushing f...
2019-06-06 02:16

NASA Telescope Discovers More than 2,600 New Alien Planets On March 7, 2009, NASA launched the Kepler space telescope into orbit around the Sun. Outside the Earth’s atmosphere, it would be free to peer deeply into a cross-section of our galaxy in search of new planets orbiting other stars. ...
2019-06-27 23:48

How NASA keeps its astronauts safe and sane in space Astronauts endure one of the most dangerous, high stakes, high stress professions on (or off) the planet -- a job matched in isolation, confinement and extremity perhaps only by arctic field scientists and ballistic missile submarine crews. Of course...
2019-07-20 00:32

NASA Astronaut Available for Interviews Before First Space Mission NASA astronaut Andrew Morgan will be available from 7 to 8:15 a.m. EDT Monday, July 1, for live satellite interviews from Star City, Russia, before launching on his first space mission, a nine-month expedition aboard the International Space Station....
2019-06-18 19:48

Hulu will add NASA TV to its lineup of live channels Just ahead of the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 moon landing, you'll have another way to tune into NASA TV's live stream. Hulu will carry the feed on its live TV service as of July 19th, and a selection of video-on-demand material will ...
2019-07-17 23:32

NASA wants you to come up with a way to send heavy stuff to the Moon The NASA of today is a whole lot different than the agency that first sent humans to the Moon. While those projects were almost entirely in-house, today’s NASA relies heavily on commercial partners large and small to make its missions happen. N...
2019-08-01 06:48

NASA opening space station to visitors NASA announced Friday that it will open the International Space Station to private astronauts, with the first visit as early as next year. (June 7)       ...
2019-06-11 04:16

We’re now exactly one year away from NASA’s Mars 2020 launch This month is a very special one for the folks at NASA. The space agency is celebrating the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 Moon landing, sure, but that’s not the only reason. You see, today, July 17th, 2019, is exactly one year away from the...
2019-07-18 00:48

NASA’s large SLS rocket unlikely to fly before at least late 2021 Enlarge / NASA Administrator James Bridenstine testifies before the Senate Commerce, Science and Transportation Committee on July 17, 2019. (credit: Win McNamee/Getty Images) As recently as last month, both NASA planning documents and officials wi...
2019-07-18 00:16

NASA says now is a great time to leave Earth When you’re planning on taking a trip it pays to plan ahead, and one of the first things you should do is check the weather forecast. The same is true for space travelers, and with so many missions in the works, NASA is now gazing ahead to see ...
2019-06-13 07:16

NASA says now is the best time in two centuries for space exploration When you’re planning on taking a trip it pays to plan ahead, and one of the first things you should do is check the weather forecast. The same is true for space travelers, and with so many missions in the works, NASA is now gazing ahead to see what t...
2019-06-13 20:48

Spacewatch: Nasa tries to get Martian 'mole' working again Heat probe was supposed to dig down five metres but it came to standstill just 30cm below surfaceScientists and engineers at Nasa’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL), Pasadena, have a new strategy to get a troubled Mars instrument working again. The He...
2019-06-13 22:48

With Gerstenmaier gone, decision to fly NASA astronauts may be more contentious Enlarge / NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine listens as Bill Gerstenmaier, then the associate administrator for the Human Exploration and Operations directorate, gives input at the Space Symposium in April. (credit: NASA) William Gerstenmaier may n...
2019-08-06 14:48

NASA Is Opening the ISS to Tourists—but Don't Worry, You Can't Afford It Starting as early as next year, NASA will make the International Space Station available to space tourists and other business ventures. Sounds exciting, but the associated costs are far beyond what most of us can afford. Read more......
2019-06-08 00:32

Interactive map shows how every state is important to NASA NASA does most of its business in space, and it can sometimes feel like there’s a bit of a disconnect between the space agency and the rest of the country. NASA wants you to know that nothing could be further from the truth, and it’s crea...
2019-07-07 16:16

NASA estimates it will need up to $30 billion for moon landing NASA has touted its bold plan to return American astronauts to the moon by 2024 for months. Now we're starting to get an idea of how much it will cost....
2019-06-14 19:32

NASA put a man on the moon. Now, the Smithsonian is putting a rocket in DC In celebration of the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 moon landing, thousands of Americans will have a chance to experience the rocket launch.       ...
2019-07-15 19:16

Next person on the moon will be a woman, says NASA chief NASA chief Jim Bridenstine has told Sky News he believes the next person to walk on the moon will be a woman - as he warned that space is "getting more and more dangerous" with some nations intent on destroying it....
2019-07-15 20:32

As NASA relives its biggest triumph, there are worries it won’t be able to do it again The White House has gone heavy on the lofty rhetoric, calling its plan to return humans to the lunar surface the “challenge of our time.” It’s set an audacious, Kennedyesque timeline to pull off the f......
2019-07-19 14:32

NASA officially interested in SpaceX's big spacecraft NASA and SpaceX have completed an important first step in a process which could see Elon Musk's private space exploration company take astronauts back to the moon and to Mars....
2019-08-02 17:48

NASA will send your name to Mars with the 2020 Rover Mars 2020 is shaping up nicely. NASA recently revealed that its rover-hauling spacecraft is essentially complete and currently undergoing testing — well ahead of its July 2020 launch window — and it’s now accepting names of hopeful ...
2019-05-23 18:32

NASA’s methane discovery on Mars just got a whole lot more interesting Back in late June, NASA revealed that sensors on its Curiosity rover were returning alarmingly high readings of methane that came seemingly out of nowhere. Determining where that methane came from — and whether the process responsible for it ar...
2019-08-14 09:00

NASA teases its Mars 2020 spacecraft NASA’s Curiosity rover, InSight lander and Reconnaissance Orbiter are all doing remarkable work on and around the red planet, but that’s not stopping scientists from pushing ahead with plans to send yet another piece of high-tech hardware to the Mart...
2019-05-21 22:32

Here are the four spots where NASA’s asteroid probe might land NASA’s OSIRIS-REx spacecraft is currently hanging out around the asteroid known as Bennu. It’s been there for months, taking photos and scanning the asteroid’s surface to get a better idea of exactly what dangers the probe might fac...
2019-08-14 09:00

NASA telescope captures incredible X-ray of night sky A stunning photo that shows the night sky as you’ve never seen it before has been released by NASA. The image was snapped from space by a special telescope that tracks rogue cosmic rays in areas beyond Earth’s atmosphere. Its sparkling do...
2019-05-31 22:16

Sorry, but NASA probably isn't sending astronauts to the moon in 2024 The Trump administration has set NASA an ambitious goal of returning to the moon, but the agency doesn't have enough money or the right spacecraft to achieve this...
2019-05-21 18:32

NASA’s floating robot ‘bee’ is alive and well aboard the ISS NASA is betting big on the future of space robots. As automated gadgets become more and more advances, scientists are starting to imagine how robots could not only aid space travelers but perhaps even shoulder some of the load when it comes to variou...
2019-05-21 15:00

NASA finds evidence of ancient lake on Mars NASA's Curiosity rover has made several discoveries since landing on Mars in August 2012. Now, it's discovered remnants what may be an ancient lake on the Red Planet....
2019-06-01 08:16

NASA's Artemis program aims to put first woman on moon NASA's Artemis program to return astronauts to the moon is to include eight rocket launches to put a mini space station in lunar orbit by 2024. That's when it hopes to land its first female astronaut on lunar soil....
2019-05-24 12:32

Success: NASA tests orion abort system (WESH) NASA successfully tested a critical safety element of its Orion spacecraft Tuesday. The launch was a test of the abort system that will ensure that astronauts can safely get away from the capsule if there’s an emergency after liftoff. Th...
2019-07-03 04:32

Nasa to allow commercial access to the International Space Station Move will allow private astronauts to spend up to 30 days in low-Earth orbit and businesses to shoot film and adverts in spaceNasa will allow unprecedented commercial access to the International Space Station (ISS) for marketing, business and space t...
2019-06-07 19:32

NASA will let people pay to stay on the International Space Station NASA has announced that it is opening the International Space Station up to private business, including astronauts who will pay $35,000 a night to visit...
2019-06-07 19:00

How NASA’s Chris Kraft Conducted the Symphony That Put Men on the Moon Chris Kraft scared the hell out of me — in all the right ways, yes, but still. During the Apollo program, Kraft, who died at age 96 on July 22, was NASA’s Director of Flight Operations, and later ran the Johnson Space Center in Houston. I...
2019-07-23 20:48

Astronauts in the Grand Canyon: how Nasa used the west as a moonscape Rare photos capture astronauts in the Apollo program training in the rugged canyons, craters and lava fields of ArizonaOn 20 July 1969, the world paused as an estimated 600 million people watched Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin walk on the moon. But f...
2019-08-04 08:32

NASA's Dragonfly Will Fly Around Titan Looking for Origins, Signs of Life NASA has announced that our next destination in the solar system is the unique, richly organic world Titan. Advancing our search for the building blocks of life, the Dragonfly mission will fly multiple sorties to sample and examine sites around Satur...
2019-06-28 00:00

Bezos, Musk to Help NASA Land First Woman and Next Man on Moon NASA has selected 13 firms -- including Blue Origin of Jeff Bezos and SpaceX of Elon Musk -- to develop space technologies as it prepares to land humans on the Moon by 2024....
2019-07-31 19:16

NASA awards SpaceX $50 million contract for new mission In an announcement on the agency’s website, NASA reveals that it has awarded SpaceX a $50.3 million launch contract for its X-Ray Polarimetry Explorer (IXPE) mission....
2019-07-10 05:32

Watch NASA build the Mars 2020 rover NASA’s mission to Mars in 2020 is a very, very big deal. After the death of Opportunity a number of months back, NASA has just one rover left on the Red Planet and Curiosity isn’t exactly a spring chicken. Curiosity’s two-year mission has long since ...
2019-06-10 23:32

NASA fires up Orion’s engines for critical test NASA is sending humans back to the Moon. Nobody knows for sure whether that will happen in 2024 or a somewhat later date, but it’s definitely happening in the near future. When those important missions finally launch, the Orion service module w...
2019-08-09 08:00

Nearby 'Super-Earth' may be habitable, NASA suggests NASA's Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite has made several discoveries in recent days, including a planet with three suns and a sun with three planets. But the latest discovery may be the most surprising of all — an alien planet that is potentiall...
2019-08-01 23:00

NASA Awards Contract for Near-Earth Mission Services NASA has awarded the Space Exploration Network Services and Evolution (SENSE) contract to Peraton, Inc. in Herndon, Virginia, to perform telemetry, tracking and command services for near-Earth missions....
2019-06-19 09:16

Trump berates NASA for not talking about mission to Mars President Trump on Friday scolded NASA for focusing on a return trip to the moon and insisted that Mars was a better destination. “For all of the money we are spending, NASA should NOT be talking about going to the Moon — We did that 50 years ago. Th...
2019-06-07 20:48

NASA's First Flight Director Chris Kraft Dies At 95 NASA's first flight director Chris Kraft, who played a critical role in the American space race, has died just days after 50th anniversary celebrations for the first Moon landing, the agency said....
2019-07-23 14:48

NASA gives the Mars 2020 rover its legs and wheels The Mars 2020 rover is looking more and more like an actual rover, now that there's only a year left before its target launch date. NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory engineers have installed the vehicle's starboard legs and six wheels (aka its...
2019-06-21 07:32

NASA will send your name to the Red Planet on the Mars 2020 rover Mars 2020 is shaping up nicely, with NASA recently revealing that its rover-hauling spacecraft is essentially complete and currently undergoing testing well ahead of its July 2020 launch window, and NASA is now accepting names of hopeful Mars “...
2019-05-22 21:16

How NASA Sold the Science and Glamour of Space Travel At the time of the Apollo 11 lunar landing mission, some Americans had reservations about the wisdom of reaching for the stars when troubles swelled on Earth....
2019-06-24 03:00

NASA's plan to return to the Moon with Project Artemis On July 21, 1969, the first humans set foot on the Moon. With Neil Armstrong's simple words, "One small step for man, one giant leap for mankind," the world changed irrevocably. For a few hours, we existed on multiple worlds. That was fifty year...
2019-07-20 00:32

Intense work being done on rocket to set up moon base: NASA Crews are working around the clock at a NASA rocket factory, intent on meeting a new fall 2020 deadline to test launch a mega-rocket designed to propel astronauts to the moon and beyond....
2019-06-29 06:48

NASA takes a nostalgic look back at its very first Mars rover Today, NASA’s Curiosity rover spends its days exploring the Martian landscape and eagerly awaiting the arrival of its newest sibling, the Mars 2020 rover, which is slated to arrive in February of 2021. The machines are designed to last for a lo...
2019-07-05 07:32

NASA is putting the finishing touches on its Mars helicopter The Mars 2020 mission will truly be one for the record books when it begins in July of next year. Not only is the Mars 2020 rover one of the most advanced piece of equipment that will ever be sent to the Red Planet, it’s also equipped with its ...
2019-06-08 09:32

President Trump says NASA should “listen to the other side” of exploration Enlarge / President Trump, with Apollo 11 Command Module Pilot at far left, listens to Apollo 11 Lunar Module Pilot Buzz Aldrin on Friday in the Oval Office. (credit: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images) On Friday, a day before the 50th anniversary of th...
2019-07-20 09:01

NASA Tweets Thumbs Up To ISRO After Chandrayaan 2 Launch Hours after India's high-profile moon mission Chandrayaan 2 lifted off from Sriharikota in Andhra Pradesh, NASA congratulated the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) for the successful launch.......
2019-07-23 01:48

NASA’s Mars 2020 rover just got shiny new feet A rover without its wheels can’t do much roving at all, so the recent addition of fancy new wheels to the Mars 2020 rover is pretty exciting for NASA and space observers around the world. In a new blog post, NASA shows off some awesome photos o...
2019-06-21 22:00

NASA looking at “hard decisions” within its budget to pay for Artemis plan Enlarge / NASA Associate Administrator for the Human Exploration and Operations Mission Directorate William Gerstenmaier is looking for "efficiencies" in the agency's budget. (credit: NASA) Over the last two months, NASA Administrator Jim Bridensti...
2019-06-03 15:48

A Dollar Bill Led To Former NASA Scientist's Imprisonment In Turkey Former NASA scientist Serkan Golge was suddenly released from prison in Turkey this week after spending nearly three years behind bars on terrorism charges - an arrest stemming in part from his......
2019-05-31 22:00

Chris Kraft, 1st flight director for NASA, dead at 95 Chris Kraft, the creator and longtime leader of NASA's Mission Control, died Monday in Houston, just two days after the 50th anniversary of what was his and NASA's crowning achievement: Apollo 11's moon landing....
2019-07-23 04:32

NASA’s about to test a safer rocket fuel for the first time ever The fuel that powers most spacecraft today is incredibly toxic to living organisms. That’s normally not a big issue when you’re sending something into space, but it can still pose some risks if a mishap results in a spacecraft crashing ba...
2019-06-12 06:32

NASA will use an infrared camera to map the Moon in incredible detail As Earth’s only natural satellite — and the only other world that mankind has ever explored in person — the Moon is one of the most well-understood bodies in our solar system. That being said, there’s still plenty about the Mo...
2019-07-03 16:48

NASA just released gorgeous new panoramas from the Apollo missions The 50th anniversary of NASA’s Apollo 11 Moon landing is just days away, and with it comes a whole bunch of retrospective content from the space agency. NASA has pulled out all the stops to ramp up hype for the big day (July 20th, if you’...
2019-07-19 05:00

NASA finds water on mysterious Ultima Thule Since first encountering the mysterious Ultima Thule earlier this year, NASA has made several discoveries about the ancient space object. Now, researchers from the government space agency have made a startling discovery about “the farthest worl...
2019-05-21 22:32

NASA tests air traffic control system for drones RENO, Nev. — NASA has launched the final stage of a four-year effort to develop a national traffic management system for drones, testing them in cities for the first time beyond the operator’s line of sight as businesses look in the future to unleash...
2019-05-25 08:16

"Who Knows Better..": Trump Pits NASA Chief Against Apollo 11 Astronauts President Donald Trump welcomed surviving Apollo 11 crew members Buzz Aldrin and Michael Collins to the White House Friday, using the occasion to tell his space chief he would prefer to go straight to......
2019-07-20 03:48

NASA finds evidence of ‘interplanetary shock’ for first time NASA has captured a phenomenon in space that has eluded humanity for centuries — an “interplanetary shock.” Four spacecraft from the space agency, which are part of the Magnetospheric Multiscale mission (MMS) that launched in 2015, manage...
2019-08-14 09:00

First female astronaut will walk on moon by 2024: NASA Men may be from Mars, but women will help conquer it by walking on the moon. The first female astronaut will step foot on the moon by 2024 — where astronauts will test spacecraft for an eventual future mission to Mars, NASA has announced. The mission...
2019-06-16 21:48

Buzz Aldrin on his 'disappointment' with NASA; says he wants the US to go directly to Mars Apollo 11 astronaut Buzz Aldrin isn't one to mince words, and now the American hero explained why, 50 years on from the history-making mission, he is "disappointed" with NASA....
2019-07-21 02:16

NASA Awards Contract for Infrastructure Support Services NASA has awarded eight contracts for architect-engineering services in support of the Facilities Infrastructure Division at NASA’s Glenn Research Center in Cleveland....
2019-07-13 07:48

NASA is going to fire an atomic clock into space so astronauts know where they’re going As NASA and other organizations begin to lay the groundwork for crewed missions to places other than an orbiting space station or even the Moon, they’re beginning to better understand the potential challenges such missions will pose. Keeping a ...
2019-06-18 06:32