MIT’s 10 breakthrough technologies for 2023: Abortion pills via telehealth and engineered organs

Engineered organs that could end transplant waiting lists, abortion pills on demand and mass-marketing military drones that will revolutionize warfare are among those listed on MIT Technology Review’s 10 Breakthrough Technologies of 2023. The list also includes the use of CRISPR to edit away people’s problems with high cholesterol by rewriting a sliver of their … Read more

Boeing’s role in building NASA’s new rocket

Sign up for CNN’s Wonder Theory science newsletter. Explore the universe with news on fascinating discoveries, scientific advancements and more. New York CNN Business  —  In the fervor-filled days leading up to the November 16 launch of the long-awaited Artemis I mission, an uncrewed trip around the moon, some industry insiders admitted to having conflicting … Read more

NASA’s James Webb Space Telescope Spots a Sonic Boom Bigger Than the Milky Way

One of the most stunning images taken so far by NASA’s powerful James Webb Space Telescope is of Stephan’s Quintet, a group of five galaxies roughly 290 million light-years away. While the first pristine snapshot released last year was jaw-dropping on its own, the Webb team is also teaming up with other telescopes to uncover … Read more

NASA images showcase series beauty of winter on Mars

Sign up for CNN’s Wonder Theory science newsletter. Explore the universe with news on fascinating discoveries, scientific advancements and more. CNN — Mars may seem like a dry, desolate place, but the red planet transforms into an otherworldly wonderland in winter, according to a new video shared by NASA. It’s late winter in Mars’ Northern … Read more

These Stunning Images Captured By NASA’s James Webb Telescope Is A Treat For Space Lovers

Webb produced this detailed image of the Cartwheel and two smaller companion galaxies in August 2022 Described as the world’s most powerful telescope, NASA’s James Web telescope has captured some stunning images of our universe this year, leaving space lovers mesmerized. The next-generation observatory, priced at $10 billion, was launched atop the Ariane 5 rocket … Read more

NASA’s Orion capsule makes farewell flyby of the moon

Sign up for CNN’s Wonder Theory science newsletter. Explore the universe with news on fascinating discoveries, scientific advancements and more. CNN — The historic Artemis I mission, which is sending an uncrewed spacecraft on an unprecedented trip around the moon, is now in the final stretch of its historic journey. Orion, as NASA’s new space … Read more

SpaceX launches tomato seeds, other supplies to space station

CNN — SpaceX is carrying a fresh haul of supplies to the International Space Station this weekend after bad weather at the launch site forced the company to wave off its first attempt. The mission took off from NASA’s Kennedy Space Center in Florida around 2:20 pm ET Saturday. The original liftoff date had been … Read more

Webb telescope makes another discovery on far away exoplanet

Sign up for CNN’s Wonder Theory science newsletter. Explore the universe with news on fascinating discoveries, scientific advancements and more. CNN — The James Webb Space Telescope has captured a detailed molecular and chemical portrait of a far away planet’s skies, scoring another first for the exoplanet science community. WASP-39b, otherwise known as Bocaprins, can … Read more

What’s Next for the Orion Spacecraft as It Cruises Toward the Moon

Artist’s depiction of Orion traveling past the Moon, with an Earthrise in the background. illustration: NASA NASA’s Space Launch System blasted off on Wednesday, sending the uncrewed Orion spacecraft on a 25-day journey to the Moon and back. Orion should reach its destination early next week, at which time it’ll perform some intricate orbital acrobatics … Read more