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SpaceX is launching a Dragon cargo ship for NASA tonight. Here’s how to watch live.

 CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. — SpaceX will launch its 20th Dragon cargo mission for NASA tonight (March 6) and you can watch it all...

ESA Science & Technology – LISA Pathfinder lead scientist awarded prestigious prize

LISA Pathfinder lead scientist awarded prestigious prize 6 March 2020 Professor Stefano Vitale, principal investigator of ESA's LISA Pathfinder...

Before We Settle Mars, Scientists Must Perfect Growing Space Salad

In August 2015, Japanese astronaut Kimiya Yui trimmed a few leaves of red romaine lettuce and passed them to NASA astronauts Scott Kelly...

SpaceX to fly private astronauts to space station for startup Axiom in 2021

Axiom Space, a start-up based in Houston, Texas, and SpaceX are teaming up to launch a team of four private astronauts to the...

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An Outgoing Teenager Shuts Down. Something’s Out of Whack

This story appeared in the May 2020 issue as "When a Teenager Shuts Down." Subscribe to Discover magazine for more stories like this.At...

New Special Collection: Fire in the Earth System

Over the past few years, major fire seasons in fire-prone regions such as Australia and the western United States and unprecedented fire activity...

Misadventures in Suburban Birding – Cool Green Science

I kept thinking, “how am I going to explain this to my husband?” And then, “maybe he won’t find out.” Followed by, “of...