What’s Next for SpaceX’s Crewed Mission to the ISS?

For missions that send satellites to orbit, a rocket can launch within a predetermined window that…

‘Oumuamua Might Be a Giant Interstellar Hydrogen Iceberg 

Ever since ‘Oumuamua was discovered in 2017, the first interstellar object detected in our solar system…

Covid-19 Testing Is Expensive. It Doesn’t Have to Be

In early March, Manu Prakash, a professor of bioengineering at Stanford University, returned from the south…

Some Nursing Homes Escaped Covid-19—Here’s What They Did Right

Chodos says these measures can help stem the spread of the virus from asymptomatic carriers. With…

Covid-19 Creates Long, Anxious Waits for Fertility Treatments

Rachel Shapiro, a Manhattan-based fertility coach who gives advice to women seeking these treatments, said that…

To Beat Covid-19, You Have to Know How A Virus Moves

It’s technically challenging to actually find pathogens like bacteria or viruses floating around in the air.…

Weather Delays the SpaceX Crew Dragon Launch

On Wednesday afternoon, veteran astronauts Bob Behnken and Doug Hurley were scheduled to fly to the…

Whoooaaa Duuuuude: Why We Stretch Words in Tweets and Texts

On Twitter, when a simple ha won’t do, there’s always hahahaaaa, haaaahaaaa, or even hahahahahahahahahahahahaha, indicating…

3 Ways Scientists Think We Could De-Germ a Covid-19 World

If you’re tempted to buy your own UVC lamp, be aware: Lots of gadgets promise to…

Trump’s New Space Force Missile Might Be Too ‘Super-Duper’

Last week the White House unveiled the flag for the new branch of the US military,…