• Art
  • July 12, 2024
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Hydrogen flight looks set for takeoff with new developments

The possibility of hydrogen-powered flights means greater opportunities for fossil-free travel, and the technological advances to make this possible are happening fast. New studies from Chalmers University of Technology in…

  • Art
  • July 10, 2024
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Researchers listen to bats' hearts in flight

Researchers from Konstanz have measured the heart rates of bats in the wild over several days, including entire flights — the first time this has been done for a bat…

  • World
  • July 10, 2024
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Europe launches first flight of Ariane 6 rocket

Europe's new Ariane 6 rocket has been delayed for years, but was launched for the first time on Tuesday from the European Space Agency's launch site in French Guiana. The…

  • World
  • July 4, 2024
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Delta will only offer pasta to thousands of international travelers after 'tainted' food forced a flight to depart

A Delta Air Lines Boeing 767 passenger jet lands from Dublin at JFK International Airport in New York, with the Manhattan skyline in the background. This is February 7, 2024.…

  • Technology
  • June 26, 2024
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In the age of private space flight, who gets to become an astronaut?

The title 'astronaut' is one of the rarest designations a human can have: only 652 people on our planet have ventured into space. Figuring out how to leave Earth on…

  • Art
  • June 26, 2024
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Non-stop flight: 4,200 km transatlantic flight of the Painted Lady butterfly mapped

In October 2013, Gerard Talavera, a researcher from the Botanical Institute of Barcelona at CSIC, made a surprising discovery of Painted Lady Butterflies on the Atlantic beaches of French Guiana…

  • World
  • June 23, 2024
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Alaska Airlines and flight attendants reach 'record' temporary employment agreement

An Alaska Airlines Boeing 737-9 MAX sits at the gate at O'Hare International Airport in Chicago, Illinois on May 22, 2024. Daniel Slim | AFP | Getty Images Alaska AirlinesThe…

  • Science
  • June 12, 2024
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It only takes five seconds of hail to damage a plane in flight, an expert says. Pictures show how destructive it can be.

An Austrian Airlines flight went viral this week after it flew through a hailstorm on Sunday, tearing off part of the plane's nose and shattering the cockpit windows. And one…

  • Business
  • June 6, 2024
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SpaceX's Starship takes off for its fourth test flight

SpaceX launched its Starship spacecraft into orbit on Thursday in a fourth test flight intended to assess the ability to control the spacecraft's descent. Stacked on a super-heavy rocket, the…

  • Business
  • June 6, 2024
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SpaceX's mega rocket makes its fourth test flight from Texas

SpaceX's mega Starship rocket launched from Texas on Thursday, the fourth test flight for the spacecraft that NASA and Elon Musk are counting on to take humanity to the moon…