Category: Science News

Scientists Turn Brain Scans Into Intelligible Speech With Neural Network

Stephen Hawking was perhaps the most famous user of “vocoder” speech synthesis hardware, but he was not alone. People all over the world are unable to speak on their...

Curiosity Snaps New Mars Selfie Before Setting Course for New Location

The Curiosity rover has already made history after covering the most ground on another planet and helping scientists reconstruct the geological history of Mars. While...

MIT Created 2D Material to Convert Wi-Fi into Power

We all know that battery technology has been slow to evolve, and none of the potentially revolutionary next-gen designs have panned out yet. So, why not just skip the...

New Horizons Beams Back Sharper Image of Ultima Thule

NASA’s New Horizons probe was a smashing success when it completed the first-ever flyby of the former ninth planet. Getting a better look at Pluto was only the start,...

SpaceX Plans Crewed Dragon Test Flight for Next Month

It’s been a long time coming, but NASA’s Commercial Crew Program is close to its first launch. SpaceX says it is currently planning for the initial test flight of...

Don’t Miss the ‘Super Blood Moon’ Eclipse This Weekend

You might want to clear some time in your schedule this weekend to look up at the night sky. Those in the western hemisphere will be treated to a rare celestial...

First Plants Sprout on Moon Aboard Chang’e 4 Lander

China’s Chang’e 4 mission already made history when it completed the first-ever soft landing on the far side of the moon. Now, it’s accomplished another first: An...

MIT Envisions ‘Guide Star’ Satellites to Stabilize Giant Telescopes

Missions like the Kepler Space Telescope and the newer Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite (TESS) have revealed thousands of exoplanets out there among the stars, but...

New Horizons Probe Reveals Snowman-Shaped Ultima Thule

It’s no simple matter to reach the outer solar system, so NASA is making the most of the opportunity it has with the New Horizons probe. After successfully completing...

Former ISS Commander Blames Station Leak on Botched Repair

Astronauts aboard the International Space Station (ISS) rely on the thin hull of the station to protect them from the vacuum of space. Even a small breach could spell...