A “Lunar Lighthouse”? For 30 Minutes, NASA Lit Up A Beacon On The Moon

NASA has successfully tested a positioning system on the Moon that will allow for the safer navigation of rovers and humans on the lunar surface. The test, conducted in February, was part of Intuitive Machine’s Odysseus mission. Called Lunar Node 1 (LN-1), the beacon was turned on for 30 total minutes and showcased how it … Read moreA “Lunar Lighthouse”? For 30 Minutes, NASA Lit Up A Beacon On The Moon

Howler Monkeys Are Dropping Dead Out Of Trees In Mexico’s Heatwave

Mexico’s baking heatwave and desperate drought are so severe that they’re causing monkeys to drop dead out of trees. Worse still, temperatures are expected to climb even further in the next few weeks ahead.  At least 138 howler monkeys have been found dead in the Gulf Coast state of Tabasco since May 16, according to … Read moreHowler Monkeys Are Dropping Dead Out Of Trees In Mexico’s Heatwave

The Tesla Elon Musk Launched Into Space Has A 22 Percent Chance Of Hitting Earth (Eventually)

Six years ago, Elon Musk’s SpaceX launched a Tesla into space, in a stunt that even the most hardened Musk haters would grudgingly admit is pretty cool. The Roadster has since been on one hell of a journey, currently moving away from Earth at the impressive speed of 25,290 kilometers per hour (15,715 miles per … Read moreThe Tesla Elon Musk Launched Into Space Has A 22 Percent Chance Of Hitting Earth (Eventually)

How Does Turbulence Work And Is It Becoming More Frequent?

On May 21, one person died and several were injured after a flight from London to Singapore was struck by severe turbulence. Though such fatalities are rare, and turbulence is usually only mildly bumpy, some scientists believe we could be seeing more of it. What is turbulence? Turbulence is a sudden, irregular change in airflow … Read moreHow Does Turbulence Work And Is It Becoming More Frequent?

Timor Cave Discredits Once-Favored Explanation For How People Reached Australia

Laili rock shelter on the island of Timor, north of Australia, appears to provide the smoking gun to rule out what was once considered the obvious route for one of the greatest and least understood migrations in human history. In the process, it may tell us something important about how people first arrived on Timor … Read moreTimor Cave Discredits Once-Favored Explanation For How People Reached Australia

Unique Coral Found In Deep Arctic Ocean Is “Almost Certainly A New Species”

In the bitterly cold waters of the Arctic Ocean, scientists have discovered a strange and unique coral that’s “almost certainly a new species.” When you think about corals, you might imagine tropical temperatures, crystal-clear waters, and clownfish. However, corals are incredibly diverse and inhabit many different ecosystems across the planet, from the idyllic atolls of … Read moreUnique Coral Found In Deep Arctic Ocean Is “Almost Certainly A New Species”

Voyager 1 Has Resumed Sending NASA Science Data, After 6-Month-Long Glitch

NASA’s Voyager 1 spacecraft has resumed sending back science data, six months after it began sending garbled patterns of zeroes and ones.  Voyager 1 has traveled further than any human-made object, crossing the heliopause and heading into interstellar space. While doing this, it has continued to send back useful data to Earth, helping us learn … Read moreVoyager 1 Has Resumed Sending NASA Science Data, After 6-Month-Long Glitch

Second Farm Worker Infected With H5N1 Bird Flu By Dairy Cows In USA

Bird flu has been passed from an infected dairy cow to a farm worker in Michigan, marking the second occasion that the disease has been spread in this way. This strain of virus, called H5N1, has run rampant through both wild bird and domestic poultry populations and even spread as far as the Antarctic region. … Read moreSecond Farm Worker Infected With H5N1 Bird Flu By Dairy Cows In USA