Upcoming Webinar Series: Satellite Resources for Public Health
Hosted by NASA Health and Air Quality Applied Sciences Team What role can NASA’s satellites play in public health? What satellite resources are available to track and predict wildfires? How does one begin to NASA’s free data visualization tools, such as Giovanni? This winter, the Health and Air Quality Applied Science Team (HAQAST) will be hosting a series of 14, free, open-to-the-public webinars addressing these questions and many more. Each webinar will last one hour, and will be participat...
SpaceX says 'picture perfect' test paves way for human mission
Elon Musk's SpaceX simulated a successful emergency landing on Sunday in a dramatic test of a crucial abort system on an unmanned astronaut capsule, a big step its mission to fly NASA astronauts for the first time as soon as this spring.
Court dismisses climate change lawsuit brought by 21 young Americans
A lawsuit by young people who claimed the U.S. government's climate policies jeopardize their future and violate their constitutional rights has been dismissed.
Wisdom of the crowd? Building better forecasts from suboptimal predictors
Scientists have shown how to combine the forecasts of a collection of suboptimal 'delay embedding' predictors for time series data. This work may help improve the forecasting of floods, stock market gyrations, spatio-temporal brain dynamics, and ecological resource fluctuations.
Catastrophic mega disasters that could happen at any moment
From supervolcanoes to mile-wide asteroids, here's a look at potential mega disasters that could happen at any moment and devastate life on Earth.
Human skulls made into pots, drinking cups 4,000 years ago linked to 'human cannibalism,' study says
Fossil of dinosaur with feathers and 'face filled with sharp teeth' shows how they grew differently from birds
Video: Falcon 9 test-fired before fourth Starlink launch (members only)
Spaceflight Now members can watch a video replay of the static fire test of a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket before the fourth launch dedicated to deploying the company's Starlink broadband network.
Rewards improve visual learning, but only after sleep
Rewards can boost visual perceptual learning tasks but only after getting some quality shut-eye, new research shows.