Science

NASA moon rocket emerges for debut launch
The 322-foot-tall rocket is scheduled to embark on its first mission to space - without any humans - on Aug 29
Europe eyes SpaceX to fill launch void left by Russian tensions
The political fallout from Russia's invasion of Ukraine has already been a boon for SpaceX's Falcon 9, which has swept up other customers
Pivotal evolutionary change helped pave the way for human speech
Scientists have identified modifications in the voice box distinguishing people from other primates that may underpin a capability indispensable to humankind - speaking
Eye socket changes amped up bite force in T rex, friends
Tyrannosaurus rex possessed awe-inspiring bite force, with the huge meat-eating dinosaur's bone-crunching chomp estimated to pack about 8,000 pounds (3,630 kg) of might - about equal to the weight of ...
Russia puts Iranian satellite into orbit
The remote sensing satellite, named after the 11th Century Persian poet and philosopher Omar Khayyam, was launched by a Russian Soyuz rocket
China successfully launches a pilot reusable spacecraft
The unidentified spacecraft will operate in the orbit for some time to provide technical validations for reuses, according to CCTV
As satellites, space junk proliferate, US to revise rules
The authorities plan to look at 'new ways to clean up orbital debris' as there are 'thousands of metric tons of junk' in space
Cosmic 'black widow' is heaviest-known neutron star
The neutron star, wildly spinning at 707 times per second, has a mass about 2.35 times greater than that of our Sun
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