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DNA testing raises a delicate question: What does it mean to be Native American?

Los Angeles Times - 7 hours ago
With the results of Sen. Elizabeth Warren's DNA test stirring up controversy in the White House and beyond, the definition of what it means to be Native American has come into the spotlight. In...

'There is no God,' says Stephen Hawking in final book

CNN - 11 hours ago
London (CNN) There is no God -- that's the conclusion of the celebrated physicist Stephen Hawking, whose final book is published Tuesday. The book, which was completed by his family after his...

Antarctic ice shelf 'sings' as winds whip across its surface

Phys.Org - 5 hours ago
Winds blowing across snow dunes on Antarctica's Ross Ice Shelf cause the massive ice slab's surface to vibrate, producing a near-constant set of seismic "tones" scientists could...

What it's like to fall 31 miles to Earth after your rocket fails

The Verge - 8 hours ago
For the first few minutes, the ride to space had been routine. NASA astronaut Nick Hague and his fellow crew mate, Russian cosmonaut Alexey Ovchinin, were pressed into their seats inside a Russian...

PHOTOS: SpaceX Rocket Debris Found on North Carolina Beach

News 13 Orlando - 5 hours ago
OCRACOKE ISLAND, North Carolina -- Debris from a SpaceX rocket was found late last week on a North Carolina beach. SpaceX rocket debris found on North Carolina beach; Sheet of metal washed up along...

Laurie Anderson's VR installation flies you to the moon

WPLG Local 10 - 12 hours ago
(CNN) - The moon has been receiving a lot of attention lately. From Elon Musk's SpaceX trip around the moon -- which recently signed on its first billionaire passenger -- to NASA's renewed...

Mammals Will Still Be Recovering From Human Destruction Long After We're Gone

HuffPost - 14 hours ago
Humans have helped propel the extinction of more than 300 mammal species — equaling a staggering loss of 2.5 billion years' worth of unique evolutionary history, according to a grim new study...

Where to Land on the Red Planet? That's the Choice for Mars 2020 Rover Team.

Space.com - 9 hours ago
NASA's next Mars spacecraft will soon know its landing site, as scientists meet to debate the relative merits of four final contenders. The mission will investigate whether the Red Planet ever...

NASA eyes stunning 'cloud city' airship concept to explore Venus

Fox News - 8 hours ago
NASA is considering an airship-style vehicle concept for Venus exploration. They are eyeing designs that could support a 30-day crewed mission into Venus' atmosphere. NASA is considering a...