Next US Moon Landing Will be by Private Companies, Not NASA

America's next moon landing will be made by private companies — not NASA. NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine announced Thursday that nine U.S. companies will compete to deliver experiments to the lunar surface. The space agency will buy the service and let private industry work out the details on getting there, he said. The goal is to get More...

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By SLPundit On Thursday, November 29th, 2018
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Report: Trump Plans to Push Forward With Space Force

President Donald Trump plans to go ahead with asking Congress to establish a Space Force as an independent branch of the military — committing to the biggest restructuring of the U.S. military in seven decades, More...

By SLPundit On Sunday, November 25th, 2018
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Musk Calls Dibs on Mars Rocket Ride, Residency

SpaceX founder and CEO Elon Musk says he is not only ready to ride along on one of his rockets to Mars — he would like to move there. In an interview with "Axios on HBO," the 47-year-old tch More...

By SLPundit On Sunday, November 25th, 2018
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Adam and Eve? One Couple Spawned Humanity, Study Claims

Despite a scientist fighting "hard" against the claim, humanity spawned from a single pair which lived 100,000 to 200,000 years ago, according to a new study, the U.K.'s Daily Mail reported. "This More...

By SLPundit On Thursday, November 22nd, 2018
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Archeologists: Meteor Destroyed Plausible Site of Bible's Sodom

The Middle Ghor region north of the Dead Sea was destroyed by a powerful asteroid 3,700 years ago, archeologists said last Saturday at a conference in Denver, Colorado.   The region contains the Middle Bronze More...

By SLPundit On Friday, November 16th, 2018
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Landmark Change to Kilogram Approved

The international system of measurements has been overhauled with new definitions for the kilogram and other key units. At a meeting in Versailles, France, countries have voted to approve the wide-ranging changes More...

By SLPundit On Monday, November 5th, 2018
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UN Says Earth's Ozone Layer Is Healing

Earth's protective ozone layer is finally healing from damage caused by aerosol sprays and coolants, a new United Nations report said. The ozone layer had been thinning since the late 1970s. Scientists raised More...

By SLPundit On Sunday, November 4th, 2018
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AI Crisis: Pentagon Grappling With Future of Weapons That 'Make Their Own Decisions'

The Department of Defense wants to make sure that in an increasingly technological world, an AI missile "will do what it's asked to do" — and not make its own decision, Defense One reported. In More...

By SLPundit On Wednesday, October 31st, 2018
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Kepler Telescope Dead After Finding Thousands of Worlds

NASA's elite planet-hunting spacecraft has been declared dead, just a few months shy of its 10th anniversary. Officials announced the Kepler Space Telescope's demise Tuesday. Already well past its expected More...

By SLPundit On Wednesday, October 24th, 2018
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Study: 1 in 4 College Students Reported Significant Post Election-Related Stress

One in four college students experienced "clinically significant event-related distress" after the 2016 presidential election, according to a study published this week in the Journal of American College More...