Science News – May 6th, 2016

Science News! Let’s take a look at some of the important developments in science this week…

First, SpaceX has successfully landed a booster rocket on a ship at sea for the second time. SpaceX’s mission is to develop reusable spacecraft that could drastically cut the cost of space travel. Read more from Scientific American here.

Second, this week the earth is passing through the tail of Halley’s Comet and meteor showers will occur, peaking on the 5th or 6th. Read more from the Smithsonian here.

Third, researches have used math to estimate that there may be a trillion species on earth, meaning that 99.999% of species have not yet been discovered. Read more from Live Science here.

Those are just a few of the exciting things going on in the world of science this week. Have you heard about any other interesting science news lately? Leave a comment and let us know!

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