Depp Impact: The Science Behind ''Transcendence''
MSNBC Science Headlines, 22 hours ago
In the new science-fiction thriller "Transcendence," Johnny Depp uploads his mind to a powerful computer, melding his consciousness with artificial intelligence in a scenario many refer to as "the singularity."Far-fetched? Yes, but so is the idea of a brooding Depp as an awkward neuroscientist.
NASA''s Moon-Orbiting Robot Crashes Down
MSNBC Science Headlines, 22 hours ago
NASA''s robotic moon explorer, LADEE, is no more.Flight controllers confirmed Friday that the orbiting spacecraft crashed into the back side of the moon as planned, just three days after surviving a full lunar eclipse, something it was never designed to do.
SpaceX Aims to Blaze New Trail for Rocket Technology
MSNBC Science Headlines, 22 hours ago
SpaceX''s cargo delivery mission to the International Space Station is due to send a host of innovations into orbit on Friday - ranging from a laser communicator to cracker-sized satellites to a pair of claw-footed legs for the station''s android robot.
Ancient Puppy Paw Prints Found on Roman Tiles
MSNBC Science Headlines, 22 hours ago
The paw prints and hoof prints of a few meddlesome animals have been preserved for posterity on ancient Roman tiles recently discovered by archaeologists in England.
Watch Live: SpaceX Rocket Launch
MSNBC Science Headlines, 22 hours ago
SpaceX launches a cargo mission to supply the International Space Station with the innovative Falcon 9 rocket.
Weather Turns SpaceX Cargo Ship''s Launch Into a Cliffhanger
MSNBC Science Headlines, 22 hours ago
Florida''s weather cast a lingering cloud over Friday''s countdown for SpaceX''s long-delayed commercial cargo run to the International Space Station.In the run-up to the Falcon 9 rocket''s launch from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, forecasters set the chances of acceptable weather at 40 percent.
SpaceX Cargo Ship Lifts Off After Cliffhanger Countdown
MSNBC Science Headlines, 22 hours ago
SpaceX got its long-delayed commercial cargo run to the International Space Station off the ground on Friday despite Florida''s touch-and-go weather.The company's Falcon 9 rocket lifted off into the cloudy skies over Cape Canaveral Air Force Station at 3:25 p.m.
Blast Off! Rocket Finally Launches from Florida
MSNBC Science Headlines, 22 hours ago
SpaceX successfully launches the Falcon 9 rocket from the Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, sending ?a robotic cargo capsule into orbit.
SpaceX Launches Cargo and Tries a Rocket Recovery
MSNBC Science Headlines, 22 hours ago
SpaceX launched more than two tons of cargo to the International Space Station - and also conducted an experiment in rocket recovery.The company's Falcon 9 rocket lifted off into the cloudy skies over Cape Canaveral Air Force Station at 3:25 p.m.
NASA''s Moon-Orbiting LADEE Probe Crashes Down as Planned
MSNBC Science Headlines, 22 hours ago
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. - NASA''s robotic moon explorer, LADEE, is no more.Flight controllers confirmed that the orbiting spacecraft crashed into the back side of the moon Friday as planned, avoiding the precious historic artifacts left behind by moonwalkers.
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