Sheft to lead NJ’s science, innovation and tech commission

The New Jersey Commission on Science, Innovation and Technology named Judith Sheft on Thursday as its executive director. Sheft has an extensive background in fostering opportunities for early-stage New Jersey companies and for the...

Einstein breakthrough: Century-old theory proved by ‘revolutionary’ dark matter discovery | Science | News

Dark matter is a form of unknown matter that is thought to account for approximately 85 percent of the universe. Its presence is implied in a variety of astrophysical observations, including gravitational effects that cannot be explained by...

Google to provide location data to the UK government

What is the coronavirus? A coronavirus is a type of virus which can cause illness in animals and people. Viruses break into cells inside their host and use them to reproduce itself and disrupt...

Coronavirus news: Once infected you could have COVID-19 for life, warns expert | Science...

Professor Gut said: “Infectiveness and the course of the disease are two different things.“We use a method that is unable to distinguish between an active and inactive virus.“Therefore, someone finding the virus after...

Colwell to Purdue grads: How you change the world

Note to journalists: Rita Colwell, Purdue University alumna and distinguished professor and researcher, made these remarks during Purdue’s West Lafayette commencement ceremonies Dec. 15. WEST LAFAYETTE,...

NASA astronaut claims Jeff Bezos will win the private space race of the billionaires 

Jeff Bezos in front of Blue Origin's space capsuleJeff Bezos' space tourism project with Blue Origin is competing with a similar programme in development by...

Christmas on the Moon: How NASA astronauts read the Bible over the Moon on...

NASA’s Apollo 8 in 1968 saw the first-ever humans venture into deep space and reach the Moon. The monumental achievement on December 24, Christmas Eve, was broadcast around the world from lunar orbit.NASA...

Starwatch: Mercury joins Jupiter and Venus in the pre-dawn sky | Science

Starwatch 17 Dec Jupiter and Mercury The elusive inner planet Mercury is making an appearance in the morning sky, just before sunrise this week. Two days ago it reached its greatest separation to the...

NASA scientists wait to see if Mars spacecraft survives ‘six and a half minutes...

NASA’s $1 billion Mars probe is now less than an hour away from its risky landing attempt on the red planet.The InSight rover has been travelling through space for six months, but its...

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