Science

‘Armageddon’ aversion test is successful! NASA’s DART Spacecraft Crashes Head-On Into Asteroid

(The AEGIS Alliance) - DART, a NASA spacecraft successfully crashed right into the Dimorphos asteroid, with the loss in signal taking place today at precisely 7:14 p.m. EST as anticipated. Scientists are going to now...

NASA spacecraft zooming at 15,000 mph will smash into an asteroid

(The AEGIS Alliance) - A spacecraft from NASA which has devoted the bulk of a year preparing to strike its intended target, an asteroid, will ultimately accomplish this on Monday at virtually 15,000 miles...

‘Beenome’ project aims to boost bee conservation with genetic mapping

by Liz Kimbrough - MongaBay - Creative CommonsScientists have announced a plan to map the genomes of at least 100 bee species, representing each of the major bee taxonomic groups in the U.S., to...

Male birth control pill is 99% effective in mice, study finds

(The AEGIS Alliance) - A brand new male birth control method has been discovered to be 99 percent successful when evaluated in mice, a research study showed at a Wednesday conference of the American Chemical...

German engineer predicted ‘Elon’ would conquer Mars in 1952 novel

(The AEGIS Alliance) - Pioneering aerospace engineer, as well as a science-fiction author Wernher von Braun, may have predicted Elon Musk’s planning to conquer Mars almost 70 years back when he wrote about a guy...

Genetically modified mosquitoes are being released in Florida

(The AEGIS Alliance) - Thousands of mosquitos that have been genetically modified are starting to be released into Florida as of this week in a coordinated effort to battle disease-spreading types of the flying...

The nine boundaries humanity must respect to keep the planet habitable

(MongaBay) - Glenn Scherer - MongaBay - Creative Commons All life on Earth, and human civilization, are sustained by vital biogeochemical systems, which are in delicate balance. However, our species — due largely to rapid population...

Psychology experiment will see 15 people trapped in a cave for 40 days without sense of time

(The AEGIS Alliance) - Would you agree to stay in a cave for 40 days, surrounded by people who are strangers to you and also without any access to natural light, a phone, or...
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