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August 20, 2018 2:05 PM NASA shows incredible image of the Sun 'exploding'

NASA has unveiled an incredible image of the Sun "exploding," but fear not — this violent reaction happens on a near constant basis and is nothing to worry about, experts say. The above image, taken on Aug. 10, 2018 of the Sun's magnetic field, is formed from computer models to capture snapshots of the star's violent nuclear fusion reactions and the Sun's 140

August 14, 2018 1:27 PM Supermassive black hole found in tiny galaxy, wowing researchers

Scientists are stunned by a supermassive black hole that has been found at the center of a tiny galaxy called Fornax UCD3. A supermassive black hole has been found at the center of a tiny galaxy, a rare find. What makes the discovery even more unique is that it has been located in an ultracompact dwarf galaxy, stunning researchers. The findings, published 95

August 14, 2018 1:03 PM Tesla forms three-member panel to look at any Musk deal

(Reuters) - Tesla Inc’s board (TSLA.O) named a special committee of three directors on Tuesday which will evaluate Elon Musk’s proposals to take the company private, although it said it was yet to see a firm offer from the company’s chief executive. Musk said on Monday he was in talks with a Saudi sovereign fund for taking the electric car maker private 65

August 11, 2018 9:40 AM NASA's Parker Solar Probe launch scrubbed, rescheduled for Sunday

NASA's historic Parker Solar Probe is the space agency's first spacecraft to be named after a living individual. The eagerly anticipated launch of NASA’s Parker Solar Probe was scrubbed early Saturday when delays on the launch pad ate away at the spacecraft’s 65-minute window to blast off to the sun. Crowds had gathered at Kennedy Space Center in Florida 107

July 27, 2018 6:30 PM Your Guide to Seeing Spectacular Views of Mars This Weekend

Mars will appear unusually large and bright starting this Friday as the Red Planet makes its closest approach to Earth in 15 years. The phenomenon known as Mars Opposition typically happens every two years, but this year, Mars will be closest its been to earth since 2003. Mars and Earth, like all other planets in our solar system, both orbit the sun, but do so at different 104

July 17, 2018 3:14 PM Astronomers Have Discovered a Dozen New Moons Circling Jupiter

(NEW YORK) — It’s getting more crowded around Jupiter. A team of astronomers is reporting the discovery of a dozen new moons circling the giant gas planet. That brings the number of moons at Jupiter to 79, the most of any planet. Saturn is next with 61. The astronomers were looking for objects on the fringes of the solar system when they spotted the Jupiter 86

July 5, 2018 12:42 PM The 'eclipse of the century' is coming, but not if you live in the US

A lunar eclipse is nothing unusual. Usually. But the one due on July 28 is somewhat different. It will fall under the Earth’s shadow for four hours. The eclipse totality — when the pall of Earth’s shadow completely blanks out what would otherwise be the Moon’s silvery surface — will last one hour and 43 minutes. That will make it the longest Lunar eclipse 121

July 3, 2018 8:16 PM Practically Everyone in the World Will See the Longest Eclipse of the Century on July 27. Here's What to Know

The longest total lunar eclipse of the century is set to dazzle most of the world, except the U.S., just shy of a year after the 2017 solar eclipse created a path of totality across America. The July 2018 eclipse — which will happen on Friday, July 27 — will last about four hours and be visible across wide swaths of the world including Europe, Asia, Australia 109

June 28, 2018 8:45 AM Panasonic flags battery cell shortages as Tesla Model 3 output picks up

TOKYO (Reuters) - A pickup in production of Tesla Inc’s (TSLA.O) Model 3 cars, after earlier delays, has resulted in occasional battery cell shortages, a Panasonic Corp (6752.T) official said on Thursday in a sign Tesla is in overdrive to meet its end-June forecast. Silicon Valley tech billionaire and Tesla Chief Executive Elon Musk earlier this month 74

June 19, 2018 5:00 PM Elon Musk: Tesla worker admitted to sabotage

Tesla's attempt to ramp up Model 3 production may have hit a new stumbling block --- employee sabotage. In an email to Tesla employees late Sunday night, CEO Elon Musk says that an unnamed employee admitted to sabotaging the company's Freemont, California plant. The problem comes as Tesla scrambles to boost production of its Model 3 sedan to 5,000 a week by early 70