The company envisions the mission as a first step in bringing resources from the Moon back to the Earth.
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Preparing to Face the Future of Agriculture in the United States
Third Annual Long-Term Agroecosystem Research (LTAR) Meeting; Venus, Florida, 22–26 February 2016
Your Phone, Tablet, and Computer Screens Aren't Safe from Hackers
Cables and circuitry inside your gadgets' screens act as accidental antennae that broadcast screens' contents. A new study says the industry needs to fix this security risk before hackers exploit it.
Interior Approves Wind Farm Leasing Offshore from New York City
The proposed wind farm, which commercial fishermen oppose, could produce at least 70 megawatts of energy annually, enough to power a quarter of a million homes.
The New Blue Economy: A Vast Oceanic Frontier
On World Oceans Day, let's reflect on the now realizable potential for investing in and building upon new opportunities that beckon from the sea.
Storms Cause Infrequent Turbulence for Aircraft, New Study Finds
Scientists using lightning sensors to automate air-turbulence detection have found evidence that storms jostle aircraft much less than previously thought.
U.S. Arctic Leader: With Shell Oil out, Arctic Lost Attention
Shell's drilling activities in the Arctic drew the world's eyes to the far north and to issues like climate change and oil spills, the U.S. special representative for the Arctic said in a recent talk.
Gypsum Forms in an Unexpected Way
Scientists spot the "stem cell" building blocks that lay the foundation for gypsum's formation.
Growing Network of Radar Systems Monitors Ocean Surface Currents
Fourth Meeting of the Global High Frequency Radar Network; Heraklion, Crete, Greece, 22–23 September 2015
Interior Department Shelves Oil and Gas Lease off Atlantic Coast
The administration moves forward with offshore plans for the Gulf of Mexico and Alaska, but its removal of an Atlantic lease sale sparks sharp responses from industry.