TechCrunch: Expedition installs highest weather stations on Earth atop Mount Everest

A recent research expedition to Mount Everest that wrapped up this week recorded a number of global records and world-firsts, including installing weather stations at the highest elevation ever on Earth, collecting ice core samples from the highest point ever,…

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TechCrunch: NASA’s Mars Helicopter begins final testing phase before 2020 mission

NASA’s Mars Helicopter will be a key experimental craft when it comes to shaping what humanity’s future exploring the Red Planet looks like – when it launches aboard NASA’s Mars 2020 mission, it’ll head to Mars with the aim of…

TechCrunch: NASA research crew embarks on mock mission to Mars moon

Space is hard on humans – it’s just not what we’re used to, because it’s very unlike this Earth most of us generally occupy for most of our lives. That’s why researchers do plenty of experimentation to figure out what…

Mashable: Wildfire smoke swirls over the Atlantic Ocean, invades the UK

Wildfire smoke hit the UK on June 3, 2019.Image: UK Met Office  By Mark Kaufman2019-06-03 16:24:41 UTC The skies in Edmonton, Canada were recently so red and smoky that a local meteorologist told NASA “it looked like we were on…

TechCrunch: Where are all the biotech startups raising?

Where are all the biotechnology companies raising these days? We crunched some numbers to arrive at an answer. Using funding rounds data from Crunchbase, we plotted the count of venture capital funding rounds raised by companies in the fairly expansive…