American pair make first women-only spacewalk

World / Science & Health Oct 19, 2019

American pair make first women-only spacewalk

U.S. astronauts Christina Koch and Jessica Meir on Friday became the first female pairing to carry out a spacewalk — a historic milestone as NASA prepares to send the first woman to the moon. "It symbolizes exploration by all that dare to dream and work ...

NASA telescope captures black hole shredding a star

World / Science & Health Sep 27, 2019

NASA telescope captures black hole shredding a star

Scientists have captured a view of a colossal black hole violently ripping apart a doomed star, illustrating an extraordinary and chaotic cosmic event from beginning to end for the first time using NASA's planet-hunting telescope. The U.S. space agency's orbiting Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite (TESS) ...