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Female scientist finally honored for “breakthrough” donates $3M award
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Female scientist finally honored for “breakthrough” donates $3M award

September 7th, 2018 | by Contributor
Jocelyn Bell Burnell, whose male colleagues got the 1974 Nobel she earned, says money will fund scholarships for under-represented...
Russians blame Soyuz leak on human error
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Russians blame Soyuz leak on human error

September 4th, 2018 | by Contributor
A small leak in a Russian Soyuz spacecraft attached to the International Space Station apparently was caused by human error, investigators...
Almanac: The revolutionary ATM
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Almanac: The revolutionary ATM

September 2nd, 2018 | by Contributor
On September 2, 1969, a bank in Rockville Center, N.Y. introduced the new face of banking: the first ATM operated by PIN codes and cards with magnetic...
Two Americans develop vast network to alert Syrians of incoming airstrikes
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Two Americans develop vast network to alert Syrians of incoming airstrikes

August 30th, 2018 | by Contributor
Their computer-generated alerts now reach more than 2 million Syrians, they believe, via warnings on smartphones and air raid...
Space Station leak prompts repairs
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Space Station leak prompts repairs

August 30th, 2018 | by Contributor
Astronauts on the International Space Station had to patch a tiny hole to stop air from escaping. The leak didn’t put the crew in...
Pressure leak detected aboard space station
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Pressure leak detected aboard space station

August 30th, 2018 | by Contributor
NASA said the space lab’s six-member crew is in no danger as troubleshooting...