SpaceX’s new Dragon capsule named ‘Freedom’

NEWYou can now listen to Fox News articles! SpaceX’s Crew-4 will launch to the International Space Station (ISS) in April aboard a Dragon capsule named “Freedom.” NASA astronaut Kjell Lindgren announced the name on Twitter on Wednesday. NASA ANNOUNCES PLANS TO DEVELOP SECOND ARTEMIS MOON LANDER “FREEDOM!! Crew-4 will fly to the International Space Station … Read more

Hidden Channels Beneath Yellowstone Have Been Revealed For The First Time

The glorious geological features of Yellowstone National Park in the US, powered by wells of hot water, are well known to the millions of visitors it attracts each year. What we know less about is the underlying ‘plumbing’ below the site. A new study reveals some of that hidden detail for the first time, charting … Read more

Documents reveal NASA’s internal struggles over renaming Webb telescope

Shown here being packed up for shipment to its launch site last year, the James Webb Space Telescope was designed to probe the early Universe.Credit: Chris Gunn/NASA Internal NASA documents obtained by nature reveal fresh details about the agency’s investigation last year into whether to rename its flagship James Webb Space Telescope (JWST). A group … Read more

On Jupiter’s moon Europa, ‘chaos terrains’ could be shuttling oxygen to ocean

An artist’s interpretation of liquid water on the surface of the Europa pooling beneath chaos terrain. Credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech Salt water within the icy shell of Jupiter’s moon Europa could be transporting oxygen into an ice-covered ocean of liquid water where it could potentially help sustain alien life, according to a team of researchers led by … Read more

How Boas Save Themselves From Suffocating When Squeezing Their Prey to Death

Boa constrictors breathe with different sections of rib cage when constricting prey and digesting dinner. The later stages of pregnancy can make life difficult as the fetus presses against the diaphragm making it hard to breathe. But snakes that constrict their victims before swallowing them whole have to overcome the challenges of breathing while their … Read more

Stunning Video Showcases the Largest, Most Detailed Simulation of the Early Universe to Date

Small clip of the Thesan simulation. See video in article below. Named after a goddess of the dawn, the Thesan simulation of the first billion years helps explain how radiation shaped the early universe. It all started around 13.8 billion years ago with a big, cosmological “bang” that brought the universe suddenly and spectacularly into … Read more

Apollo 17 lunar sample newly opened and unveiled by NASA

Sign up for CNN’s Wonder Theory science newsletter. Explore the universe with news on fascinating discoveries, scientific advancements and more. CNN — Nearly 50 years after it was collected, a lunar sample from the Apollo 17 mission has finally been opened at NASA’s Johnson Space Center in Houston. It’s one of the last unopened samples … Read more