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Brightest comet of 2018 to make an appearance in mid-December

Monday  08:40,   10 december 2018

The comet 46P/Wirtanen was one of three comets discovered by Carl Wirtanen in 1948 at the Lick Observatory in California. This orbit will be one of the closest comet orbits to Earth since the 1950s, according to Space.com. Comets are "loosely bound... >>>

A ‘Honking Big’ Cave in Canada Lures Geologists to Its Mouth

Monday  00:40,   10 december 2018

How did a hole large enough to fit the Statue of Liberty go undetected for so... >>>

Dramatic abort derails Delta 4 launch

Sunday  11:30,   09 december 2018

An attempt to launch a classified National Reconnaissance Office spy satellite atop a heavy-lift Delta 4 rocket at Vandenberg Air Force Base northwest of Los Angeles was aborted at the T-minus 7.5-second mark Saturday evening when a problem was... >>>

SpaceX Christmas delivery arrives at space station

Saturday  18:30,   08 december 2018

A SpaceX delivery full of Christmas goodies arrived at the International Space Station on Saturday, following a slight delay caused by a communication drop-out. require(["medianetNativeAdOnArticle"], function (medianetNativeAdOnArticle) {... >>>

Here's Our First Look at the Sun's North Pole

Saturday  04:55,   08 december 2018

We’ve got a lot of pictures of the Sun, but surprisingly none of them are overhead shots. From here on Earth, of course, it’s impossible to get any picture of the Sun from any angle other than equatorial. But even with several spacecraft launched to >>>

New NASA lander captures 1st sounds of Martian wind

Saturday  04:30,   08 december 2018

NASA's new Mars lander has captured the first sounds of the Martian winds. The Jet Propulsion Laboratory in California released audio clips of the alien wind Friday. The low-frequency rumblings were collected by the InSight lander, which arrived on... >>>

In space first, China launches lunar rover to far side of the moon

Friday  23:20,   07 december 2018

China is poised to become the first country in the world to explore the far side of the moon with the launch of a lunar rover Saturday, another step closer to its goal of becoming a space superpower. require(["medianetNativeAdOnArticle"], function... >>>

God of War wins Game of the Year at the 2018 Game Awards

Friday  22:05,   07 december 2018

The Game Awards 2018: God of War wins Game of the... >>>

NASA's InSIght lander sent photos from Mars

Friday  18:20,   07 december 2018

The lander successfully arrived on the Red Planet nearly two weeks... >>>

NASA is collecting space dirt from an asteroid that could kill us all

Friday  16:41,   07 december 2018

The Bennu asteroid could show us the origins of the solar system, or it could be the death of us all. Either way, NASA's OSIRIS-REx is going to touch it to find... >>>

What is a black hole?

Friday  12:55,   07 december 2018

Don't believe everything you see in the... >>>

China Lunar Probe Will Be First to Explore Far Side of the Moon

Friday  12:20,   07 december 2018

China’s ambitious space program is going where no other program has gone before: the far side of the moon. require(["medianetNativeAdOnArticle"], function (medianetNativeAdOnArticle) { medianetNativeAdOnArticle.getMedianetNativeAds(true); }); The... >>>

Scientists Find Exoplanet Shaped Like Inflated Balloon

Friday  12:05,   07 december 2018

A team of international scientists has, for the first time in 18 years, tracked how helium escapes from exoplanets’... >>>

Aspiring tech mogul Soulja Boy releases his own video game console

Friday  01:55,   07 december 2018

Soulja Boy, creator of “Crank Dat,” is attempting to change the game yet again (pun, as always, intended) with the release of his own video-game console. require(["medianetNativeAdOnArticle"], function (medianetNativeAdOnArticle) {... >>>

‘Fortnite’ Season 7 Adds New Areas, Creative Mode

Thursday  19:20,   06 december 2018

The mysterious iceberg that recently appeared on “Fortnite’s” map has collided with the island, ushering in the battle royale game’s seventh season, an all-new Battle Pass, Creative Mode, and more. Developer Epic Games revealed the Creative Mode... >>>