150,000-Year-Old Human Tooth Is Rare Evidence of the Extinct Denisovans

The suspected Denisovan molar. photo† F. Demeter et al., 2022 Paleontologists in Laos have uncovered an ancient molar that likely belonged to a young Denisovan girl. The discovery is a big deal, as the Laotian cave in which the molar was found is now one of only three spots known to host these enigmatic humans. … Read more

NASA’s Boeing Orbital Flight Test-2: What to know

Check out what’s clicking on FoxBusiness.com. In the second uncrewed test flight of a commercial crew spacecraft, NASA and Boeing are using American rockets during launch from the US During a Tuesday news conference, agency members said NASA’s Boeing Orbital Flight Test-2 (OFT-2) is aiming to launch the CST-100 Starliner spacecraft on a United Launch … Read more

Boeing’s Second Starliner Spaceflight Mission to International Space Station Has Astronomical Stakes

Can Boeing begin to repair its battered reputation with one rocket launch? Its Starliner capsule now sits atop an Atlas 5 rocket on a pad in Florida, being readied for a flight to the International Space Station Thursday evening, as part of a test program already two and a half years behind schedule. NASA wants … Read more

Over 1,000 New Asteroids Discovered Hidden in Hubble Archives

Researchers have found over 1,700 asteroid trails in archived Hubble data from the last 20 years. While many of the asteroids are previously known, more than 1,000 are not. What good are another 1,000 asteroids? Like all asteroids, they could hold valuable clues to the Solar System’s history. As time passes and more and more … Read more

Astronaut Samantha Cristoforetti drops stunning lunar eclipse photos

New images reveal the recent lunar eclipse as seen from the International Space Station. European Space Agency (ESA) astronaut Samantha Cristoforetti took to Twitter on Monday to share three stunning new photographs of space. The images display the recent lunar eclipse – also known as a “Blood Moon” – that occurred on May 15 from … Read more