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  • Laser tech to detect explosives

    October 2, 2017 4:48 PM 4

    Scientists have developed a laser-based method that can accurately identify chemicals such as explosives and dangerous gases, an advance that can be used in airport security and monitoring environmental pollutants. Researchers from University of Michigan in the U.S. used a method called multi-dimensional coherent spectroscopy that uses ultrashort laser

  • Three Americans win Nobel medicine prize

    October 2, 2017 9:56 AM 14

    STOCKHOLM -- The Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine was awarded to three Americans on Monday for discoveries about the body's daily rhythms. The laureates are Jeffrey C. Hall, Michael Rosbash and Michael W. Young. Rosbash is on the faculty at Brandeis University, Young at Rockefeller University and Hall has been associated with the University of Maine

  • Rosetta’s Lost Picture From Moments Before It Struck a Comet

    October 1, 2017 11:52 AM 10

    Nearly a year after it crashed into a comet, the Rosetta spacecraft has given scientists a gift from beyond the grave: the final image of its resting place on Comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko. Researchers from the European Space Agency thought they had collected every picture beamed back by the probe during the two years it spent investigating the rubber-ducky

  • Delayed Harvest: Why September's Full Moon Arrives in October

    September 29, 2017 6:14 PM 11

    The moon officially turns full when it reaches that spot in the sky opposite to (180 degrees from) the sun, and this moment will occur on Thursday at 1840 GMT (2:40 p.m. EDT, 11:40 a.m. PDT). But this full moon is also the one that comes closest on the calendar to the September equinox. In 2017, this circumstance occurs later than usual; it's in October

  • Elon Musk updates his Mars plan and unvels aspirations to reach the moon

    September 29, 2017 2:11 PM 13

    Elon Musk thinks he’s figured out a way to pay the billions of dollars in development costs for his Mars colonization plans: Shrink the size of the rockets and spaceships so they can pull double duty on missions closer to home. In a speech Friday at the International Astronautical Congress in Adelaide, Australia, the SpaceX chief executive showed off new specs

  • Field Museum scientists comment on your specimens on ID Day

    September 22, 2017 7:43 PM 10

    CHICAGO (AP) — Curious nature-lovers can have experts check out that fossil found on the bike path or the photo of a rare bird snapped in the woodlands. The Field Museum has its annual "ID Day" Saturday. A world-renowned scientist will be available to examine clean and dry bones, fossils, rocks, meteorites, shells, feathers, artifacts or photos of wildlife

  • EchoStar 105/SES-11 Shipped from Toulouse to the Cape for SpaceX Launch

    September 20, 2017 9:42 AM 16

    LUXEMBOURG & CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. & ENGLEWOOD, N.J.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--SES, EchoStar Corp., and Airbus Defence and Space announced today that the new EchoStar 105/SES-11 spacecraft, built by Airbus, has been shipped from the Airbus facilities in Toulouse, France, to Cape Canaveral, Florida, for its forthcoming launch by SpaceX in October. The first satellite

  • Lotto Max jackpot grows to $60M as no one wins it

    September 16, 2017 1:49 PM 21

    TORONTO — No winning ticket was sold for Friday night’s huge $55 million Lotto Max jackpot. However, one of the four Maxmillions prizes of $1 million each was claimed by a ticket holder in Ontario. The jackpot for the next Lotto Max draw on Sept. 22 will now grow to a staggering $60 million, and there will be 14 Maxmillions up for grabs. The winning

  • U.S., Russian crew transfer to space station after Soyuz flight

    September 15, 2017 3:22 AM 17

    BAIKONUR COSMODROME, Kazakhstan (Reuters) - Two U.S. astronauts and a Russian cosmonaut arrived at the International Space Station on Wednesday, about six hours after their Soyuz spacecraft blasted off from Kazakhstan, a NASA TV broadcast showed. Commander Alexander Misurkin of Roscosmos and flight engineers Mark Vande Hei and Joe Acaba of NASA lifted

  • Paragon Space Development Corporation® Teamed With SGT in NASA’s Research, Engineering, Mission and Integration Services (REMIS) Contract Award

    September 13, 2017 9:36 PM 6

    Paragon has teamed with Stinger Ghaffarian Technologies (SGT) on NASA's Research, Engineering, Mission and Integration Services (REMIS) Contract which was just awarded to SGT. REMIS will be conducted as a multiple award Indefinite Delivery/ Indefinite Quantity (IDIQ) type contract, which includes five Contract Line Item Number(s) (CLINS). SGT was awarded