The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) announced plans to dismantle the regulations imposed by former president Barack Obama to ensure equal access to the Internet, which will allow companies to charge users more or block access to certain web pages.
For the first time, NASA scientists have detected light tied to a gravitational-wave event, thanks to two merging neutron stars in the galaxy NGC 4993, located about 130 million light-years from Earth in the constellation Hydra.
SpaceX successfully launched its Falcon 9 rocket on Monday, August 14, for a resupply mission to the International Space Station. The Dragon cargo module carried more than 6,400 pounds of research equipment, cargo and supplies including "experiments seeking a better understanding of Parkinson’s disease and the origin of cosmic rays."
For most viewers, the Aug. 21, 2017, total solar eclipse will last less than two and half minutes. But for one team of NASA-funded scientists, the eclipse will last over seven minutes. Their secret? Following the shadow of the Moon in two retrofitted WB-57F jet planes.
The Airlander 10 hybrid airship took its maiden flight over Bedfordshire, England, on Wednesday night. The helium-filled craft was a project first being developed by the U.S. government before it was shutdown and later resurrected by the British firm Hybrid Air Vehicles.