The moon is at its best for observing when it is around its first-quarter phase. —> Read More
Coastal ice shelves are thinning and the process is speeding up, making it easier for land ice to reach the sea and raise global sea levels
Hints that dark matter might interact with itself via a new force are dashed
Bats on food runs have their own version of traffic rules to avoid high-speed collisions. —> Read More
Two types of bacteria survive by charging and recharging magnetite crystals – essentially treating the mineral as a battery
A study led by Cathy Spatz Widom, Distinguished Professor of Psychology at John Jay College, found that offspring of parents with histories of child abuse and neglect are themselves at risk for childhood neglect and sexual abuse but not physical abuse. Titled “Intergenerational Transmission of Child Abuse and Neglect: Real or Detection Bias?” the study’s findings were reported in the March 27 issue of the journal Science. —> Read More
NASA Wednesday announced more details in its plan for its Asteroid Redirect Mission (ARM), which in the mid-2020s will test a number of new capabilities needed for future human expeditions to deep space, including to Mars.
A new report identifies top-of-the-line tools for studying the fabric of space.
Google’s Nexus Player comes to the UK: £79 set-top box streams shows and lets you play Android games on your TV
The Nexus Player (pictured) was originally released in the US in November 2014 and is available in the UK from Google’s Play Store from 5pm GMT for £79. —> Read More
Twins get set to embark on groundbreaking Nasa trial: Scott Kelly will spend a year on the ISS while his brother stays at home to study the effects space has on the body
US astronaut Scott Kelly (left) is preparing to fly to the ISS tomorrow night. His twin brother (right) will remain on Earth to monitor changes in human DNA, providing key data on human spaceflight. —> Read More