Photos Reveal The Scientific Reason Behind Exploding Batteries – The Inquisitr

Exploding batteries have become one of the more prominent dangers of modern-day technology. Countless photos, videos, and stories of gadgets blowing up or catching fire due to a battery explosion have gone viral in recent years. Even large gadget manufacturers like Samsung haven’t been immune to these risks, with the Galaxy Note 7 getting pulled […]

Hubble Observes Exoplanet that Snows Sunscreen – Astrobiology Magazine

Hubble Observes Exoplanet that Snows Sunscreen – Astrobiology Magazine

This illustration shows the seething hot planet Kepler-13Ab that circles very close to its host star, Kepler-13A. On the nighttime side the planet’s immense gravity pulls down titanium oxide, which precipitates as snow. Seen in the background is the star’s binary companion, Kepler-13B, and the third member of the multiple-star system is the orange […]

Getting to and living on Mars will be hell on your body – Engadget

Getting to and living on Mars will be hell on your body – Engadget

“There are a lot of challenges that are preventing us from even getting there in a healthy state,” said Bradford in a keynote speech at the event. As a human-space-exploration expert, he’s been working on a way to mitigate many of those problems by putting astronauts in a “torpor state” of prolonged hypothermia. It not […]

SpaceX Falcon 9 set to launch Korean satellite from KSC – Florida Today

SpaceX is targeting a 3:34 p.m. Monday launch of the Koreasat-5A communications satellite, built by Thales Alenia Space for KT SAT, from pad 39A at Kennedy Space Center.(Photo: Thales Alenia Space) SpaceX at 3:34 p.m. Monday is poised to launch its 16th mission this year, doubling last year’s total. A Korean telecommunications satellite sits atop a […]

Dinosaur sported ‘bandit mask’ – BBC News

Dinosaur sported ‘bandit mask’ – BBC News

Image copyright Robert Nicholls Image caption Artwork: Sinosauropteryx probably lived in open environments, under constant threat of predation A dinosaur from China sported a “bandit mask” pattern in the feathers on its face, scientists have said. Researchers came to their conclusion after studying three well-preserved fossil specimens of the extinct creature, called Sinosauropteryx. They were […]