Fossilized remains of 4 million-year-old monkey found – Fox News

Fossilized remains of 4 million-year-old monkey found – Fox News

A team of researchers from around the globe has discovered the fossilized remains of a monkey that lived in Kenya 4.2 million years ago. Known as Nanopithecus browni, this monkey is the “smallest old world monkey” ever discovered, weighing between just 2 and 3 pounds, similar to a cottontail rabbit. It’s also the same size […]

Want to Colonize Mars? Aerogel Could Help – Jet Propulsion Laboratory

Want to Colonize Mars? Aerogel Could Help – Jet Propulsion Laboratory

Raising crops on Mars is far easier in science fiction than it will be in real life: The Red Planet is an inhospitable world. Among other challenges, subzero temperatures mean water can persist on the surface only as ice, and the planet’s atmosphere offers little protection to plants (or people) from the Sun’s radiation. Of […]

Apollo 11 flight director remembers historic mission to the Moon – Fox News

Apollo 11 flight director remembers historic mission to the Moon – Fox News

For many Americans, the first Moon landing serves as a historic -but distant- memory. Current generations learn about the event from parents or a textbook, but for flight director Gene Kranz the mission is personal. Kranz served as the flight director for several historic NASA missions; including the first manned Apollo mission and the Apollo […]

Mysterious new duck-billed dinosaur found – Fox News

Mysterious new duck-billed dinosaur found – Fox News

A new, mysterious duck-billed dinosaur known as Aquilarhinus palimentus was discovered in Texas, shocking paleontologists. Known for its aquiline nose and wide lower jaw, Aquilarhinus palimentus was discovered in the 1980s in Big Bend National Park, but it was not until the 1990s when researchers found an arched nasal crest that was previously thought to belong […]

There’s a slight problem with Russia’s proposed Federation spacecraft – Ars Technica

There’s a slight problem with Russia’s proposed Federation spacecraft – Ars Technica

Enlarge / A mock-up of the next-generation manned spacecraft Federation (Federatsia, Federatsiya) at the offices of Korolev Rocket and Space Corporation in 2017. Anton NovoderezhkinTASS via Getty Images It has been more than half a century since Russia developed its last new spacecraft for carrying humans into orbit—the venerable Soyuz capsule, which still flies both […]

New Delhi, we have a problem: India calls off lunar mission an hour before launch – The Washington Post

New Delhi, we have a problem: India calls off lunar mission an hour before launch – The Washington Post

New Delhi, we have a problem: India calls off lunar mission an hour before launch  The Washington Post Chandrayaan 2 Launch At 2.51 am Aborted Over Technical Snag  NDTV India aborts Moon mission launch, citing technical glitch  Fox News Chandrayaan-2 goes where no spacecraft has gone before  ThePrint India scraps historic £110m moon mission at last minute as launchpad […]

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