short for Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite — will spend two years searching for planets near bright, nearby stars. The launch is scheduled for Wednesday night around 6:51 p.m. ET.
Though we have yet to freeze a person and bring them back to life, the concept is actually plausible.
Researchers from Switzerland, France and Germany examined diamonds found inside the Almahata Sitta meteorite and concluded they were most likely formed by a proto-planet at least 4.55 billion years ago.
What better way to roll out the universe's first linearity disruptor start-up than to kill Baby Hitler, baby?
Since the 1950s, the Department of Energy has maintained a facility in Nevada to prepare service members for possible radiological attack.
Among the general public, people compare it to the aether, phlogiston or epicycles. Yet almost all astronomers are certain: dark matter and dark energy exist. Here’s why.
Agriculture could pull carbon out of the air and into the soil — but it would mean a whole new way of thinking about how to tend the land.
And how do they process said oxygen when they have yet to develop lungs?
Bill Nye is one of those beautiful people who genuinely believes there are no dumb questions.
We tend to worry more about unlikely causes of death than about likely causes of death.
A study published in Nature Communications offers a dramatic origin story for the meteorite. Based on materials found inside the diamonds, researchers think this may be the remnant of a long-lost planet that was still in its infancy when it was destroyed in the chaos of the early solar system.
In a race against antibiotic resistance, a Norwegian research team sails into the Arctic darkness.
It would look a lot less like Alice destroying that house in Wonderland and a lot more like a slew of life-threatening medical concerns.
An early halt to a trial of deep brain stimulation for depression reveals little about the treatment but more about the changing nature of clinical trials.
Little “Moke” and his first-time mother “Calaya” are doing well
Italian anthropologists have documented a remarkable case in which a Medieval-era Italian male not only managed to survive the amputation of his right hand, he also used a bladed weapon as a prosthetic limb.
The breakthrough, spurred by the discovery of plastic-eating bugs at a Japanese dump, could help solve the global plastic pollution crisis.
Tom Scott bopped over to a Royal Air Force training centrifuge to learn how pilots avoid g-induced loss of consciousness, but it didn't quite go as planned.
Wormholes could leave a signature smooshed shadow that future telescopes could detect.
"Atomic bombs have already become the most economical form of distraction that can be used on the offensive."
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