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This map lets you hear what the world sounds like without humans

Stay up late to watch ULA launch a secret satellite with its most powerful rocket

How Alaska fixed its earthquake-shattered roads in just days

Apple releases new Beddit sleep tracker

How scientists are studying dreams in the lab

to sleep, perchance to dream

SpaceX’s disappointing splashdown hardly seems to matter

Monterey Bay Aquarium takes Apple to task for its backward squid emoji

Space

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A retired Navy captain explains how drones will shape the future of war

For the first time ever, a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket fails to stick a ground landing

Watch SpaceX launch thousands of pounds of cargo and experiments to the International Space Station

The problem with studies saying phones are bad for you

How to handle a medical emergency on a deep space mission

What marijuana does to your sex life

Ancient black hole collision is the most massive researchers have ever observed

After a two-year journey, a NASA spacecraft arrives at its target asteroid

Watch SpaceX launch its biggest crop of satellites yet with a twice-used rocket

Three astronauts successfully launched to space today — two months after botched flight

The trio are the first to fly on the Soyuz after it broke apart with two astronauts on board

The debut of a new ISS AI robot ‘crew member’ went exactly how you’d think

Energy

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Growing hemp is about to be legal for the first time in nearly a century

Why so many people think Elon Musk is a hero — or a villain

Why fire-scorched California is now readying for mudslides

Elon Musk won’t be smoking weed in public again, NASA admin says

NASA selects nine companies that will vie to put small landers on the Moon

Flawed DNA editing of alleged ‘designer babies’ may have put their health at risk

Knickers, the extremely large cow, isn’t actually a cow

The Apple Watch Series 4’s electrocardiogram feature is reportedly coming with watchOS 5.1.2

Experts aren’t buying the White House’s spin on an authoritative climate report

Amazon will reportedly sell software that reads medical records

How slime molds and mussels could be the future of architecture

DESIGN TO DISAPPEAR

What it was like to ‘watch’ NASA’s InSight land on Mars with the people who operate the spacecraft

Romaine lettuce from California linked to E. coli outbreak

If someone wants to create gene-edited babies, who would stop them?

NASA’s InSight spacecraft successfully lands after ‘seven minutes of terror

Watch NASA engineers track the harrowing landing of a spacecraft on Mars today

Zone out to the longest continuous timelapse made in space

Report finds that climate change could cause ‘substantial damages’ to US

The International Space Station is full of floppy disks