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SpaceX Crew-5 Successfully Completes 157-Day Mission

On March 11, 2023, the SpaceX Crew Dragon Endurance splashed down in the Gulf of Mexico off the coast of Tampa Bay, Florida, bringing four astronauts back to Earth after a successful 157-day mission.[0] Aboard the spacecraft were NASA astronauts Nicole Mann and Josh Cassada, JAXA (Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency) astronaut Koichi Wakata, and Roscosmos […]

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NASA and SpaceX Launch Crew-6 Mission to the ISS

Preparations are underway for the launch of SpaceX’s 27th cargo supply mission to the International Space Station, set for 8:30 p.m., with the joint efforts of NASA and SpaceX.[0] Tuesday, March 14 at Eastern Daylight Time[0] The mission will take off from Launch Complex 39A of the Kennedy Space Center in Florida, operated by the […]

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New Study Reveals Island Species with Extreme Body Size Changes are More at Risk of Extinction

A recent study published in Science by the German Center of Integrative Biodiversity Research (iDiv) and Martin Luther University Halle-Wittenberg (MLU) has revealed a previously unknown result: species on islands that have evolved to more extreme body sizes than their mainland relatives are more likely to become endangered or go extinct.[0] Islands are hotspots for […]

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Scientists Achieve Room-Temperature Superconductivity: A Step Toward Revolutionising Power

After more than a century of research, scientists may have finally achieved room-temperature, room-pressure superconductivity.[0] The revolutionary potential of this new superconducting material will be subject to rigorous scientific examination before it can be realized.[1] A team of scientists led by Ranga Dias, an assistant professor of mechanical engineering and of physics at the University […]

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