Arty versions of science classics are mostly a gift for your midcentury modern coffee table—but crack them open, and you might learn a thing or two about science too. Source:…

Jill Tarter and Maggie Turnbull discuss Trappist-1, the Fermi paradox, and Fast Radio Bursts at Wired25 Source: Science News

DarkPulsar FAQ

What’s it all about? In March 2017, a group of hackers calling themselves “the Shadow Brokers” published a chunk of stolen data that included two frameworks: DanderSpritz and FuzzBunch. The…

DarkPulsar

In March 2017, the ShadowBrokers published a chunk of stolen data that included two frameworks: DanderSpritz and FuzzBunch. DanderSpritz consists entirely of plugins to gather intelligence, use exploits and examine…

Crowdsource Rescue, a kind of “Uber for emergencies,” has become the leading tool to coordinate volunteer rescuers, helping them check on hundreds of vulnerable individuals. Source: Science News

The legendary crustacean uses a hammer-like appendage made of ceramic and polymer to deliver its punishing blow. Source: Science News

If we ever move off-planet, we’ll have to get more serious about distinguishing between ‘mass’ and ‘weight.’ Source: Science News

Media accreditation now is open for the launch from Virginia of Northrop Grumman’s 10th commercial resupply services mission to deliver NASA science investigations, supplies and equipment to the International Space…

NASA will host a series of media briefings leading up to the Friday, Oct. 26, launch of its Ionospheric Connection Explorer (ICON) mission to study the dynamic zone high in…

We’ll soon find it hard to know with our own eyes if a video is real or generated by AI, but new algorithms are staying one or two steps ahead…

Nick Hague, the NASA astronaut onboard the Soyuz rocket that failed after takeoff last week, recounts his experience inside the capsule. Source: Science News

Researchers used people’s Facebook data and their medical records to detect early symptoms of a mental health problem. Source: Science News

Today, NASA released a new, limited-edition podcast called The Invisible Network, the first NASA podcast to embrace narrative storytelling. All six episodes can be downloaded and binged on NASA’s website,…

It’s a lot easier for regulators to understand the need for new frameworks that allow innovations like drones, when every flight could potentially save a life. Source: Science News

Onstage at WIRED25, 23andMe CEO Anne Wojcicki and bioengineer Stephen Quake focused on unlocking the secrets hidden in blood and spit. Source: Science News

NASA astronaut Nick Hague, who has returned home to Houston this weekend after his launch to the International Space Station was aborted, will be interviewed by media about his experience…

NASA astronaut Nick Hague, who has returned home to Houston this weekend after his launch to the International Space Station was aborted, will be interviewed by media about his experience…

For the last two years we have been monitoring a Russian-language cyberespionage actor that focuses on Central Asian users and diplomatic entities. We named the actor DustSquad and have provided…

Octopus-infested seas of Central Asia

For the last two years we have been monitoring a Russian-language cyberespionage actor that focuses on Central Asian users and diplomatic entities. We named the actor DustSquad and have provided…

Urmila Mahadev became obsessed with a basic question in quantum computing: how do you know when the computer is cheating? Source: Science News