Cannabis can treat inflammation, pain, and nausea, among other ills. But an estimated 9 percent of users will develop a dependence on the drug. Source: Science News

On Tuesday, the Amazon founder’s space company will send a rocket aloft carrying nine NASA payloads on a suborbital flight. Source: Science News

The following is a statement from NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine about the passing of Rona Ramon, widow of Ilan Ramon: Source: NASA

Bettina Inclán has been named by Administrator Jim Bridenstine to be NASA’s Associate Administrator for Communications. Source: NASA

NASA welcomed a new administrator, Jim Bridenstine, deputy administrator, Jim Morhard, and chief financial officer, Jeff DeWit, in 2018. Their focus is on firmly establishing the groundwork to send Americans…

Solve this *Captain America* physics puzzle. Source: Science News

A series of new CubeSats now are in space, conducting a variety of scientific investigations and technology demonstrations, following launch Sunday of Rocket Lab’s first mission for NASA under a…

Satellite imagery of penguin poop is helping scientists see how climate change affects the birds’ diet and the food chain more broadly. Source: Science News

The discovery that metabolic rate affects the longevity of not just organisms but also species is intriguing. Could this work for humans too?  Source: Science News

A Dutch couple is traversing Antarctica in their Solar Voyager, which they 3-D printed from upcycled plastic and power with 10 solar panels. Source: Science News

In rural Peru, a chunk of rock made landfall with a tremendous blast. Meteorite hunters rushed to get a piece of the action. Then things got weird. Source: Science News

You probably know that ditching meat from your diet is healthier and better for the planet. But what if it were better for your wallet? Or schedule? Source: Science News

Researchers in Australia have invented a new typeface with features designed to boost focus and learning. Source: Science News

Two independent papers vanquish lingering doubts about LIGO’s historic discovery of gravitational waves. Source: Science News

The old-school way to navigate is with a clock and a sextant, but you can also hack together this alternative. Source: Science News

It seemed like 2018 was going to be the year when robots made a big leap toward the fabled Rosie from the Jetsons. Consumers, though, had other ideas. Source: Science…

Three residents of the International Space Station, including one NASA astronaut, are scheduled to wrap up their stay aboard the orbital laboratory Wednesday, Dec. 19. Source: NASA

Indigo Ag, known for its microbe-coated seeds, is acquiring geospatial data startup TellusLabs to use satellites to learn every last thing about its farmers’ fields. Source: Science News

With hurricanes and wildfires becoming more frequent and intense, zoos are facing the staggering task of protecting animals while the world runs amok. Source: Science News

Remotely controlled EV home chargers – the threats and vulnerabilities

We are now seeing signs of a possible shift in the field of personal transport. Recent events such as the ‘dieselgate’ scandal undermine customer and government confidence in combustion engines…