Wednesday, July 6, 2022
NASA and commercial space outfits Rocket Lab and Advanced Space have collectively announced that the Cislunar Autonomous Positioning System Technology Operations and Navigation Experiment – CAPSTONE – mission has left Earth orbit and is on its way to Luna. The...
At cooler temperatures, the spins in the material form random patterns, where each pattern whirls like a helix with a particular twist. When heating up the material, the spins choose one of the particular helix patterns, a phenomenon that...
CERN is all set to restart the Large Hadron Collider (LHC) on July 5th but what time is it going to be turned on for the entire world to see? People have been bringing up theories around the...
CAPSTONE is now on a ballistic lunar transfer trajectory to the Moon, a convoluted—but efficient—trajectory in which the probe will follow “dynamic gravitational contours in deep space,” as NASA explains: Expending little energy, CAPSTONE will cruise along these...
It’s 10 years to the day since evidence of the Higgs boson – the elusive particle associated with an invisible mass-giving field – was announced. But for Prof Daniela Bortoletto the memories are as fresh as ever.“I just remember...
The Large Hadron Collider (LHC) at the European Council of Nuclear Research (CERN) is a gigantic particle collider (synchrotron) in Geneva, Switzerland. Ten years ago, on this date (July 4th), LHC announced that physicists across the globe had been...
As the search for life on Mars intensifies with Perseverance, Curiosity, and China's Zhurong rover looking for signs of ancient bacterial life, a new study indicates they will have to work harder and dig deeper. Lab experiments have revealed...
LONG BEACH, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Rocket Lab USA, Inc. (Nasdaq: RKLB) (“Rocket Lab” or “the Company”), a leading launch and space systems company, today announced it has successfully deployed a pathfinding satellite for...
The evolution of infrared astronomy, from Spitzer to WISE to JWST. Credit: Andras GasparThe scientific and astronomical communities are eagerly waiting for Tuesday, July 12th, to come around. That is the day when <span class="glossaryLink" aria-describedby="tt" data-cmtooltip="<div class=glossaryItemTitle>NASA</div><div class=glossaryItemBody>Established...

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