Preprint server removes ‘inflammatory’ papers in superconductor controversy | Science

A debate over claims of room temperature superconductivity has now boiled over into the realm of scientific publishing. Administrators of arXiv, the widely used physics preprint server, recently removed or refused to post several papers from the opposing sides, saying their manuscripts include inflammatory content and unprofessional language. ArXiv has also banned one of the … Read more

Russia removes Soyuz rocket with 36 OneWeb satellites from launch pad (photos)

The outcome was expected, but the visuals are still dramatic. On Friday (March 4), Russia removed a Soyuz rocket topped with 36 OneWeb internet satellites from its launch pad at Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan, which is managed jointly by the Russian Aerospace Forces and Roscosmos, Russia’s federal space agency.  The Soyuz was originally supposed to … Read more