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SpaceX Launches Crew-6 to International Space Station

On March 2, 2023, SpaceX launched its 14th mission of the year, sending four astronauts to the International Space Station (ISS).[0] The Crew-6 mission, consisting of NASA astronauts Stephen Bowen and Warren “Woody” Hoburg, United Arab Emirates astronaut Sultan Al-Neyadi, and Russian cosmonaut Andrey Fedyaev, launched from the Kennedy Space Center in Cape Canaveral, Florida, […]

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Scientists Successfully Record Brain Activity from Freely Moving Octopuses

In a groundbreaking study, scientists have successfully recorded brain activity from freely moving octopuses for the first time. Published in Current Biology on February 23, the research is a critical step towards understanding how the brain controls behavior in these remarkable animals, and could provide clues to the common principles needed for intelligence and cognition to occur.[0] […]

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Uncovering the Mystery of Venus’ Heat Flow with Coronae

NASA researchers have found that thin regions of Venus’ lithosphere may hold the key to understanding how the planet cools and what processes shape its surface.[0] Data from the Magellan probe in the early 1990s, which studied quasi-circular geological features called coronae, shows that these structures tend to occur where the lithosphere is weakest and […]

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