Landing on Mars was an incentive for Redmond rocket engineers

[ad_1] At Aerojet Rocketdyne in Redmond, which created rocket engines for NASA's latest NASA mission to Mars, the final "seven minutes of terror" when the lander headed towards the surface was familiar but still intense. Every mission to Mars is what engineers call "seven-minute terror." That's exactly how much it takes from the time the … Read more

Why a Chinese genetic experiment is a firestorm of controversy

[ad_1] A Chinese scientist has rocked the world of genetics. The experiment to be widely condemned as an unethical, and underlines the controversy surrounding this cutting-edge science. Here's a primer on what's the fuss is about. What is gene editing, anyway? This is technology that – as the name suggests – can change the genetic … Read more

Neanderthals and Humans Were No One Night Stand

[ad_1] Our DNA has been impressing many more encounters. Many people have a little bit of Neanderthal DNA. In recent years, this discovery has led to the conclusion of a single period of time. However, new research suggests other groups. As early humans migrated out of Africa, they interacted and mated with Neanderthals who live … Read more

The Siberian unicorns of the same time as modern humans

[ad_1] Today there are just surviving species of rhino, but at different times in the pastes there were as many as 250 different species. Of these, one of the most impressive was Elasmotherium sibiricum. Weighing up to 3.5 tonnes, it was on the Eurasian grasslands ranging from southwestern Russia and Ukraine to Kazakhstan and Siberia. … Read more

Autumn in the Arctic – Eos

[ad_1] In connection with the major changes in the Arctic Ocean, the marine state and edge physics of the Emerging Arctic program, sponsored by the Office of Naval Research, aimed to better understand the seasonal evolution of sea ice and the impact of more open water. The goals of the 2015 program and field campaign … Read more

The woman putting Australia into space

[ad_1] Australia is late to the space party. The leader of the new space agency, Megan Clark, said so. This continent is in the middle of nowhere, and it could not figure out why. So, last year, Ms Clark led expert writing board to determine Australia's space capabilities. The size of the existing industry was … Read more