NASA works to secure the OSIRIS-REx asteroid sample

Earlier this week the OSIRIS-REx spacecraftreached out and took a small bite from the asteroid Bennu. Now the team behind the spacecraft reports they may have been a little too successful. Their goal was to...

NASA shares first images from OSIRIS-REx’s touchdown on Bennu

It made history in the span of approximately six seconds. On Tuesday afternoon, NASA’s OSIRIS-REx spacecraft successfully completed its touch-and-go meeting with 101955 Bennu. In the process, it managed to collect a sample of regolith...

Ford will use its Escape SUV to power a self-driving car service

With the unveiling of its latest autonomous test vehicle, Ford believes it’s one step closer to offering a commercial self-driving car service (via NBC News). In a new Medium post, the automaker detailed its fourth-generation...

New species of 220 million-year-old burrowing reptile found in Arizona

A team of paleontology summer interns from various universities recently found evidence of a new species of a 220 million-year-old burrowing reptile in Arizona’s Petrified Forest National Park. Fossils found at the park reveal a new...

NASA awards 14 US companies with $370M to transform space

As NASA gets set to return to the moon in 2024 and head to Mars several years later, the space agency awarded a number of US companies with contracts worth $370 million to help make...

NASA delays first Crew Dragon operational mission to November

We hope you weren’t planning to spend Halloween watching NASA and SpaceX launch the first Crew Dragon operational mission. NASA has delayed the Crew-1 launch to at least early-to-mid November as SpaceX wanted extra time...

Scientists worldwide sound alarm on whale extinction

It’s another dire warning on the coming extinction of whales, dolphins and porpoises — this one from hundreds of scientists calling for global action to protect the marine mammals. In a letter, nearly 350 experts describe...

1,000-year-old remains found on US Marine base in Guam

HAGATNA, Guam — The Historic Preservation Office in Guam has confirmed four burial sites disturbed during construction on a U.S. Marine Corps base are 1,000 years old. The human remains found at the sites earlier this...

Launch an exciting career in tech with this bundle

If you’re interested in beginning or furthering a career in tech or IT, you’re far from alone. Thanks to the high pay, countless job opportunities, and growing importance on the world stage, the tech industry...

Tech security tip: How to delete private data for good

Moving a file to the trash on your PC or Mac gets rid of it for good, right? Not so fast. These files can be seen by others later, and they could be slowing down your...

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