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Saturday, July 4, 2020
WATCH LIVE: Senate Hearing On Reopening Schools, Workplaces Amid Coronavirus

WATCH LIVE: Senate Hearing On Reopening Schools, Workplaces Amid Coronavirus

Dr. Anthony Fauci, director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, and other government health officials will testify on Tuesday before the Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions. Kevin Dietsch/AFP via Getty Images hide caption toggle caption Kevin Dietsch/AFP via Getty Images Dr. Anthony Fauci, director of the National Institute of…
Watch NASA’s epic 10-year time-lapse video of the sun’s fiery adventures

Watch NASA’s epic 10-year time-lapse video of the sun’s fiery adventures

This is what the sun looked like to the SDO on August 13, 2012.  NASA video screenshot by Amanda Kooser/CNET What are you doing this weekend? Please answer "Watching an hour-long NASA time-lapse video showing an entire decade of the sun." You won't regret it. NASA released a truly epic video on Wednesday that compiles 10…
Watch NASA engineers deliberately explode a rocket tank for science

Watch NASA engineers deliberately explode a rocket tank for science

NASA engineers deliberately burst the huge liquid oxygen tank on June 24.  NASA Want to see a rocket tank explode as its pushed to the point of failure by NASA engineers? Of course you want to see a rocket tank explode as its pushed to the point of failure by NASA engineers.On Wednesday, NASA's engineering team…
How to watch a solar or lunar eclipse: Everything you need to know

How to watch a solar or lunar eclipse: Everything you need...

The European Space Agency shared this multi-exposure view of a 2019 solar eclipse totality as seen by its CESAR team at the La Silla Observatory in Chile. ESA/CESAR An eclipse is a celestial magic show. Abracadabra! The sun disappears. Presto! The moon turns red. It's a trick of light and shadow on a grand scale.…
Watch NASA preview its Perseverance Mars Rover mission launching soon

Watch NASA preview its Perseverance Mars Rover mission launching soon

NASA hopes to launch its next Mars Rover in about a month, and it will break down the mission for the public on Wednesday. The Mars 2020 Perseverance rover is scheduled to lift off from Cape Canaveral, Florida, atop a United Launch Alliance Atlas 5 rocket on July 20. From there it will make the months-long…
How to watch SpaceX launch 58 more Starlink satellites early Saturday

How to watch SpaceX launch 58 more Starlink satellites early Saturday

SpaceX's Crew Dragon spacecraft, perched atop the company's Falcon 9 rocket, took off from Cape Canaveral on May 30, carrying two astronauts to the International Space Station on a NASA mission. Joe Raedle/Getty Images If all goes as planned, a SpaceX Falcon 9 will blast off from Florida Saturday, just two weeks after another of…
How to watch SpaceX launch 58 more Starlink satellites Saturday

How to watch SpaceX launch 58 more Starlink satellites Saturday

SpaceX's Crew Dragon spacecraft, perched atop the company's Falcon 9 rocket, took off from Cape Canaveral on May 30, carrying two astronauts to the International Space Station on a NASA mission. Joe Raedle/Getty Images If all goes as planned, a SpaceX Falcon 9 will blast off from Florida this Saturday, just two weeks after another…
How to watch SpaceX competitor Rocket Lab launch NASA and spy satellites

How to watch SpaceX competitor Rocket Lab launch NASA and spy...

Rocket Lab's launch of an Electron Rocket. Rocket Lab/Kieran Fanning & Sam Toms With Elon Musk and SpaceX setting their sights on bigger spacecraft and far-off destinations like the moon and Mars, other commercial space companies including Rocket Lab are following the path paved by Musk and offering launches of smaller satellites to orbit.Rocket Lab…
How to watch the ‘strawberry moon’ eclipse from anywhere this weekend

How to watch the ‘strawberry moon’ eclipse from anywhere this weekend

Gianluca Masi of the Virtual Telescope Project captured this view of the "strawberry" full moon on June 5, 2020. Gianluca Masi/Virtual Telescope Project Get ready to look to the night sky on Friday. A full "strawberry moon" is on the calendar, and it coincided with an understated partial eclipse for some parts of the world.…
Astronomers watch a dead star ‘power up’ for the first time

Astronomers watch a dead star ‘power up’ for the first time

An accreting pulsar slowly eats its companion star because of its intense gravitational field. NASA/JPL-Caltech Stars are voracious eaters. That's a fact of life in the harsh wilderness of space. Debris, planets and even other stars are all on the menu at the Universe Buffet. And pulsars, a kind of neutron star, can be messy…

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