Dozens of species thought to be mute make sounds after all : NPR

Gabriel Jorgewich Cohen began researching whether turtle species — and other vertebrates thought to be mute — make sounds by recording his own pet turtles. The hydrophone used for recording can be seen on the left. Gabriel Jorgewich Cohen hide caption toggle caption Gabriel Jorgewich Cohen Gabriel Jorgewich Cohen began researching whether turtle species — … Read more

Scientists spot record-breaking gas cloud bigger than Milky Way

Glowing in the Pegasus constellation are five apparently closely packed galaxies known as Stephan’s Quintet — and they are whispering the secrets of galactic evolution to scientists. Like all galaxies, these orbs started out as masses of atomic gas that clumped together and eventually collapsed in on themselves, forming what would become the stars that … Read more

NASA’S ‘Psyche’ Mission To Explore Metal-Rich Asteroid That’s Worth $10,000 Quadrillion

NASA is targeting October 2023 for the launch of its Psyche mission. A mission to investigate the metal-rich asteroid Psyche, which might be the exposed core of a long-dead planet, has been given the go-ahead by NASA. The mission’s fate had previously been in doubt after technical difficulties made it miss its 2022 launch window. … Read more

SpaceX counting down to late-night launch for Eutelsat – Spaceflight Now

Live coverage of the countdown and launch of a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket from Space Launch Complex 40 at Cape Canaveral Space Force Station, Florida. The Falcon 9 rocket will launch Eutelsat’s Hotbird 13G geostationary communications satellite. Follow us on Twitter. SFN Live SpaceX is poised to launch a Falcon 9 rocket early Thursday from Cape … Read more