Tuesday's science stories


Miriam Kramer
Nov 23, 2021 - Science

Last blasts of a dying star

The white dwarf KPD 0005+5106 seen in X-ray. Photo: NASA/CXC/ASIAA/Y.-H. Chu, et al.
The white dwarf KPD 0005+5106 seen in X-ray. Photo: NASA/CXC/ASIAA/Y.-H. Chu, et al.
Miriam Kramer
Nov 23, 2021 - Science

How space sticks in the minds of amateur astronauts

Illustration: Megan Robinson/Axios
Jacob Knutson
Nov 23, 2021 - Science

Jeff Bezos' Blue Origin to send Michael Strahan to space

"Good Morning America" co-host Michael Strahan at the 90th Academy Awards in March 2018.
“Good Morning America” co-host Michael Strahan at the 90th Academy Awards in March 2018. Photo: Valerie Macon/AFP via Getty Images
Miriam Kramer
Nov 23, 2021 - Science

NASA's 911 for asteroids

Illustration: Trent Joaquin/Axios

British Columbia bracing for "parade of storms" amid flood recovery

 Satellite images taken last Friday of flooding in Sumas Prairie to the east of Abbotsford.
Satellite images taken last Friday of flooding in Sumas Prairie to the east of Abbotsford in British Columbia, Canada, near the border with the U.S. Photo: Maxar Technologies
Axios
Nov 22, 2021 - Health

Fauci: Families vaccinated against COVID can enjoy holidays maskless

Anthony Fauci, director of NIAID, testifies during a Senate hearing, in Dirksen Building on Thursday, November 4
Anthony Fauci, director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, testifies during a Senate hearing earlier this month. Photo: Tom Williams/CQ-Roll Call, Inc via Getty Images