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Don't miss: Jamie Foxx and Joseph Gordon-Levitt star in Project Power

1 day ago   |   New Scientist   |   2 articles

New Scientist's weekly round-up of the best books, films, TV series, games and more that you shouldn't miss
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Hubble tests techniques for finding biosignatures in exoplanet atmospheres

Hubble tests techniques for finding biosignatures in exoplanet atmospheres

1 day ago   |   Astronomy Now

An artist's impression of the Hubble Space Telescope capturing reflected sunlight from the moon during a total lunar eclipse. Image: Image: M. Kornmesser , NASA and ESA Testing...
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Perseid meteor shower 2020: NASA says look up for the best cosmic fireworks of the year

Perseid meteor shower 2020: NASA says look up for the best cosmic fireworks of the year

2 days ago   |   Daily Express

THE Perseid meteor shower is here and with it comes an unforgettable display of shooting stars, NASA has announced.
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“Space Butterfly” in Vela offers remarkable view of twin-lobed planetary nebula

“Space Butterfly” in Vela offers remarkable view of twin-lobed planetary nebula

2 days ago   |   Astronomy Now

The European Southern Observatory's 8.2-metre Very Large Telescope captured the most detailed view yet of NGC 2899, a colourful twin-lobed planetary nebular that resembles a...
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STAT Plus: Up and down the ladder: The latest comings and goings

2 days ago   |   STAT

Hired someone new and exciting? Promoted a rising star? Finally solved that hard-to-fill spot? Share the news with us, and we'll share it with others. That's right. Send us...
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Radcliffe Fellow Dr. João Alves On Discovering the "Radcliffe Wave"

Radcliffe Fellow Dr. João Alves On Discovering the "Radcliffe Wave"

4 days ago   |   Harvard

June 30, 2020 Astronomer João Alves came to the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study to create a 3D map of the sky, but what he discovered overturned the common conception of...
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Let's learn about exoplanets

4 days ago   |   Science News for Students

Let's learn about exoplanets : Most of us probably aren't going far away for a vacation this year. But we can still daydream. How about a rock-climbing trip on Proxima b?...
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Radio astronomers measure star's wobble, find Saturn-size exoplanet

Radio astronomers measure star's wobble, find Saturn-size exoplanet

5 days ago   |   Astronomy Now

An artist's impression of a newly discovered Saturn-class exoplanet orbiting a cool dwarf star. The planet was discovered by measuring slight changes in the star's position...
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NASA releases image of star system explosion 'equivalent to 10 million trillion H bombs'

NASA releases image of star system explosion 'equivalent to 10 million trillion H bombs'

5 days ago   |   Daily Express

NASA has released an extraordinary image depicting a cataclysmic outburst from the star system V745 Sco.
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Starwatch: summer triangle's celestial pattern soars in northern sky

7 days ago   |   The Guardian

Deneb in Cygnus, Vera in Lyra and Altair in Aquila feature in Chinese folk story The Cowherd and the Weaver Girl The summer triangle is a prominent pattern of stars that soars...
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Black hole discovery: Earth warned as ‘fastest-growing' region of spacetime...

Black hole discovery: Earth warned as ‘fastest-growing' region of spacetime breaks records

A BLACK HOLE more than 34 billion times the mass of the Sun has put scientists on alert in a bid to understand more as it breaks records in the cosmos. Read more ...

Yellowstone visitors' 'end of the world' fears after huge earthquake rocked park

Yellowstone visitors' 'end of the world' fears after huge earthquake rocked park

YELLOWSTONE visitors were left tormented after a huge earthquake rocked the park, leaving one to proclaim "it sounded like the end of the world". Read more ...

Big Bang breakthrough: Space discovery could explain theory behind existence

Big Bang breakthrough: Space discovery could explain theory behind existence

THE BIG BANG THEORY is a cosmological model of the observable universe from the earliest known periods through its subsequent large-scale evolution, but little is understood... Read more ...

Science, history, and purring cats: Brief podcasts for the nerdy set

Science, history, and purring cats: Brief podcasts for the nerdy set

Enlarge / Podcasts with your interests-and attention span-in mind. The beauty of the podcast format is also sometimes its curse: arbitrary episode lengths. Finding a new... Read more ...

Shark mystery: Monster that devoured 9ft great white exposed after...

Shark mystery: Monster that devoured 9ft great white exposed after ‘super-predator' hunt

SHARKS have bemused scientists for decades, who study and tag these creatures in a bid to try and unravel their mysterious behaviour, but a team of experts were left staggered... Read more ...

Best hair dryer 2020: Dry your 'do quickly and easily

Best hair dryer 2020: Dry your 'do quickly and easily

There's a lot of science behind a good hairdo. Or, at least, there's generally a lot of effort. Whether your particular cut demands frequent straightening, daily washes or... Read more ...

The science of why you're a dog person or a cat person

The science of why you're a dog person or a cat person

Why not both? Are you a cat person or a dog person? This is a question you've probably been asked many time in your life, often by men wearing Barbour jackets in their dating... Read more ...

ULA, SpaceX win landmark multibillion-dollar launch agreements with Pentagon

ULA, SpaceX win landmark multibillion-dollar launch agreements with Pentagon

Artist's concept of United Launch Alliance's Vulcan rocket. Credit: ULA United Launch Alliance and SpaceX beat out Northrop Grumman and Jeff Bezos' Blue Origin for billions of... Read more ...

Hubble tests techniques for finding biosignatures in exoplanet atmospheres

Hubble tests techniques for finding biosignatures in exoplanet atmospheres

An artist's impression of the Hubble Space Telescope capturing reflected sunlight from the moon during a total lunar eclipse. Image: Image: M. Kornmesser , NASA and ESA Testing... Read more ...

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