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Donald Trump, North Korea's Kim Jong Un to hold second summit in February

3 days ago from UPI

U.S. President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un will hold a second round of talks on denuclearization in February, the White House said.

A New Satellite Will (Safely) Drop 'Meteors' Over Hiroshima

3 days ago from Live Science

There's a new satellite in space, and it was put there to drop "meteors" over the city of Hiroshima.

NASA and China collaborate on Moon mission

3 days ago from Physorg

The space agencies of the United States and China are in touch and coordinating efforts on Moon exploration, NASA said Friday as it navigates a strict legal framework aimed at...

SHINee's Key, Minho to enlist in military in spring

3 days ago from UPI

K-pop stars Key and Minho will begin their mandatory military service in March at the earliest.

Waves in Saturn's rings give precise measurement of planet's rotation rate

3 days ago from Science Daily

Saturn's distinctive rings were observed in unprecedented detail by NASA's Cassini spacecraft, and scientists have now used those observations to probe the interior of the giant planet and obtain the...

Alexa and Carlos PenaVega expecting baby No. 2

3 days ago from UPI

"Spy Kids" star Alexa PenaVega is "beyond" excited to welcome another child with "Big Time Rush" alum Carlos PenaVega.

Here's How to Watch the Super Blood Moon Lunar Eclipse This Weekend

3 days ago from Live Science

On Sunday, the moon will snuggle up as close as it ever does to Earth, passing through our planet's shadow and putting on a show for millions across North and...

Saturn spent billions of years without its rings, NASA says

3 days ago from CBSNews - Science

Saturn's rings may have formed during the age of dinosaurs – but compared to the planet, that's not that old

'You' starring Penn Badgley to pass 40M views on Netflix

3 days ago from UPI

"You" is poised to exceed more than 40 million views from Netflix members in its first four weeks on the streaming site.

Cate Blanchett's film 'Where'd You Go, Bernadette' delays release

3 days ago from UPI

Richard Linklater's adaptation of "Where'd You Go, Bernadette," starring Cate Blanchett and Emma Nelson, will now debut in August.

Waves in Saturn's rings give precise measurement of planet's rotation rate

3 days ago from Physorg

Saturn's distinctive rings were observed in unprecedented detail by NASA's Cassini spacecraft, and scientists have now used those observations to probe the interior of the giant planet and obtain the...

Scientists Finally Know What Time It Is on Saturn

How long is a day on Saturn? Using data from NASA's Cassini spacecraft, scientists have the best answer yet to a central question about the planet.

Compete in a lunar economy

3 days ago from European Space Agency

Sign up to the Metalysis–ESA Grand Challenge worth €500 000 rewarding innovation that helps us to explore space.

Watch: Michael Buble encounters Eric Stonestreet during prank

3 days ago from UPI

Michael Bublé thought Ellen DeGeneres was "reverse punking" him when he bumped into Eric Stonestreet during a hidden camera stunt.

Netflix renews ‘The Kominsky Method’ for a second season

3 days ago from UPI

Netflix has renewed comedy series "The Kominsky Method" starring Michael Douglas and Alan Arkin for a second season.

Making stars when the universe was half its age

3 days ago from Physorg

The universe is about 13.8 billion years old, and its stars are arguably its most momentous handiwork. Astronomers studying the intricacies of star formation across cosmic time are trying to...

Researchers find cooling effect of aerosols in cumulus and MSC clouds twice as high as thought

3 days ago from Physorg

An international team of researchers has found evidence that suggests the cooling effect of aerosols in cumulus and MSC clouds is twice as high as thought. In their paper published...

Has LIGO Seen Galaxy-Warped Gravitational Waves?

3 days ago from Scientific American

Nobel laureate George Smoot claims LIGO has observed amplified signals of black hole mergers from the very distant universe, but LIGO scientists disagree -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

'Tolkien' biopic starring Nicholas Hoult to open in May

3 days ago from UPI

"Tolkien," featuring Nicholas Hoult as "Lord of the Rings" author J.R.R. Tolkien, has set a release date.

New insights on the most powerful explosions in the cosmos

3 days ago from Science Blog

Gamma-ray bursts are the most powerful explosions in the cosmos. These explosions last several seconds and emit the same amount of light as nearly all the stars in the universe....

Watch: Chrissy Teigen, John Legend recall 'major blowout' fight

3 days ago from UPI

Chrissy Teigen was feeling "insecure" when she and John Legend had a huge row at Kim Kardashian and Kanye West's wedding.

Asteroids are smacking Earth twice as often as before

Giant rocks from space are falling from the sky more than they used to, Canadian-led research has found.

Here's How a Huge Exoplanet Very Close to Earth Could Hide Strange Forms of Life

3 days ago from Live Science

There's a rocky planet in our stellar neighborhood that's very big and cold. However, scientists argue, it might still hold life.

1st Interstellar Visitor 'Oumuamua Is Actually Not That Special

3 days ago from Live Science

A cigar-shaped space rock named 'Oumuamua caused quite a stir when it became the first interstellar visitor discovered in our solar system. Is it an asteroid, a comet or an...

Russian scientists find defect in new heavy lift space rocket engine

3 days ago from Reuters:Science

Scientists have discovered a defect in the engines of Russia's new flagship heavy lift space rocket that could destroy it in flight, an apparent setback to a project President Vladimir...

Huge New Solar Telescope Shares Science Excitement with Neighboring Schools

3 days ago from Space.com

This summer, the most powerful solar telescope ever built should make its first observations of our sun — but the excitement isn't just for scientists, the telescope team believes.

In Photos: SpaceX Falcon 9 Rocket Launches the Last Iridium Next Communications Satellites

3 days ago from Space.com

SpaceX launched its eighth and final batch of Iridium Next communications satellites into orbit on Jan. 11, 2019. See photos of the historic mission here!

Shy Milky Way Peeks Out from Behind Trees in Winter UK Photo

3 days ago from Space.com

A full-dome fisheye view shows 180 degrees of the night sky over the United Kingdom's Peak District on a crystal-clear winter night.