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Scientists have discovered that near-Earth asteroid Phaethon has a measured change in its rotation period. Phaethon is just the 11th asteroid to be found with this unique feature, and its the largest of the group. NASA's DART mission recently flew into asteroid Dimorphos, in a test to see if it is possible to... Read more...
For the first time ever, NASA's Webb and Hubble space telescopes captured the same celestial target at the same time. The two observatories had front row seats as the space agency's Double Asteroid Redirection Test (DART) slammed into asteroid Dimorphos earlier this week. Webb and Hubble images have been used in... Read more...
NASA's Double Asteroid Redirection Test (DART) successfully met its fate, as it crashed into asteroid Dimorphos. The spacecraft was also able to capture some amazing images just before impact as well. In the closing hours of September 26, 2022, the world's first planetary defense technology demonstration met its... Read more...
NASA's DART mission is nearing its final destination later today, as the spacecraft will slam into asteroid Dimorphos in hopes of changing its speed and path. You will be able to follow along tonight as the space agency will be sharing a live feed from the spacecraft, as well as a post-impact press briefing. DART... Read more...
NASA's Double Asteroid Redirection Test (DART) spacecraft has captured its first images of its deep space target. The journeyed spacecraft is on a mission to crash into Dimorphos, the asteroid moonlet of Didymos, in order to collect data on a spacecraft being used to deflect an asteroid for planetary defense. While... Read more...
As NASA's Double Asteroid Redirection Test (DART) marches on toward a collision with asteroid Dimorphos, researchers are not waiting for its results to save Earth from a potential doomsday event. Some even suggest that new research indicates that we already have the technology to prevent a "Don't Look Up" type... Read more...
NASA recently launched its Double Asteroid Redirection Test (DART), the first mission to demonstrate asteroid deflection using a kinetic impactor. Teams at NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center are keeping a constant eye on DART, and NASA has even provided "Eyes on Asteroids" that gives everyone the ability to do the... Read more...
NASA's DART mission launched early this morning as it travels through space in order to slam into an asteroid. The hope is that the data collected will provide scientists with an answer on how to avert an Armageddon type event in the future. Humankind has pondered the thoughts of what a large asteroid slamming into... Read more...
The thought of an asteroid hurtling through space, slamming into Earth and annihilating humankind has enamored the imagination of more than a few filmmakers and astronomers through the years. Well, NASA has been thinking about the possibility too, and may have a plan to try and avert any such disaster. When someone... Read more...
If you thought being in the swanky C-suite of a major company kept you safe from hackers, think again. Those positions, among other high-ranking posts, are the latest targets in the ongoing infosec war between businesses and hackers. Many of us worry about getting our Amazon Prime account or our bank account hacked... Read more...
Battery life is a constant headache for laptop users, and lugging around a bulky charger to stay plugged in when necessary is part of the annoyance. It seems ridiculous to carry around a svelte little ultrabook only to have to also schlep a charger that’s twice as thick. FINsix is working to change that problem... Read more...
It's true -- not every single Android phone has to be a behemoth, or a pricey addition to your stable of gadgets. Take a look at the latest mobile from Samsung, the Dart. It's being introduced onto T-Mobile USA, hailed as an affordable, Android-powered handset that offers essential smartphone features in a stylish... Read more...