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Scientists discovered a new mammal. Hear its haunting bark.

On our wildly diverse planet, scientists are still finding new species. Even mammals. While on an expedition in Nigeria in 2009, researchers noticed a curious bark-like call...

In the year of isolation, this $3,000 telescope may have changed citizen astronomy forever

After a couple of hours of sleep, Rachel Knight woke to an alarm set for 2 a.m. Two alarms, actually. Her phone and Amazon Echo clamored in tandem to...

NASA’s new solar eclipse photos rule

NASA's senior photographer Bill Ingalls didn't think the weather would cooperate.  It did.  On Thursday morning, Ingalls captured stunning pictures of the partial solar...

Earthlings, rejoice: We’re visiting Venus again. Twice.

Memo to Elon Musk: You were paying attention to the wrong planet all along. Venus, not Mars, is where it's at.  That much was confirmed Wednesday...

How to see a photo NASA’s Hubble telescope took on your birthday

The Hubble Space Telescope is one of the most illuminating and awe-inspiring inventions, capturing the beauty of the universe with its massive lenses as it orbits the Earth day...

Hubble captures a luminous spiral galaxy looking all chill and relaxed

Swirling around in the Virgo constellation, the Hubble Space Telescope captured a look at the spiral galaxy NGC 5037, NASA shared on Friday. Located roughly 150 million light-years...

Why COVID vaccines give way better protection than a COVID infection

COVID vaccines give us much better protection than a COVID infection, say infectious disease experts. That's one of many reasons to get a COVID shot, which is rigorously...

Watch NASA prepare for our flying-car future

Instead of taking a bus or train to work, what about a flying car?  A Nova TV special, The Great Electric Airplane Race, airing Wednesday night on...

What is a super flower blood moon and how can you see it?

On May 26, the only total lunar eclipse of 2021 will be visible from some parts of the world, weather permitting. This particular eclipse happens to have an awesome...

Why the first big U.S. ocean wind farm is a big deal

Climate 101 is a Techskylight series that answers provoking and salient questions about Earth’s warming climate.  The U.S. is getting its first major...

See the grim climate graphs censored by Trump

They're back. After a four-year hiatus during the Trump administration, the EPA announced this week the return of its Climate Change Indicators website. (The Trump administration deleted many of the...

How a smoking giant sequoia has burned since 2020

On a long, recent trudge through forest burned in California's 2020 Castle Fire, a six-person survey crew peered at curiosity in the distance. "We saw a little...

SpaceX successfully reuses rocket for a record 10th time to launch Starlink satellites

SpaceX is making good on its reusable rocket claims.  Early Sunday morning, the tenth launch of a Falcon 9 rocket sent 60 Starlink satellites into orbit from Florida....

Watch SpaceX’s Starship SN15 land and not blow up

Fifteenth time's the charm, it would seem.  Late Wednesday afternoon SpaceX's Starship SN15 successfully completed its high-altitude flight test, and, crucially, landed afterward in one piece in...

NASA highlights the idyllic, lonely space oasis of ‘Necklace Nebula’ stars

This cluster of stellar bodies may be formally known as the "Necklace Nebula," but to me, it just looks like a peaceful, lush oasis hanging out in deep space....

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How to delete your Facebook group

Facebook groups can be both unbelievably helpful and fun for a variety of hangs, from gathering with your high school graduating class...

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