#Space

“Earth will always be unique and living here prized.”

Matrioshka Worlds

Sun, April 28th, 2019 08:26 by capnasty NEWS

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“A low flyover of Jupiter's moon Europa.”

Europa

Sun, February 17th, 2019 09:02 by capnasty NEWS

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“A short cut through spacetime allowing for travel over cosmic scale distances in a short period.”

Rotating black holes as portals for hyperspace travel

Thu, January 17th, 2019 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

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Time Lapse of Planet Earth as Seen from the Space Station

The World Below

Wed, January 16th, 2019 15:00 by capnasty NEWS

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“This is a major stepping stone for NASA’s Planetary Defense Coordination Office and planet Earth.”

NASA wants to test its planetary defence spacecraft

Sun, January 6th, 2019 08:00 by capnasty NEWS

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“Establishing a serious human presence in the solar system will require ungodly amounts of energy.”

How to build a Dyson Sphere

Fri, December 21st, 2018 11:40 by capnasty NEWS

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“No telescope has yet been able to spot it.”

Has anyone seen Planet Nine? Anyone?

Thu, December 20th, 2018 08:28 by capnasty NEWS

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“Both spacecraft are still operational when they reached interstellar space.”

Voyager 2 enters interstellar space

Tue, December 11th, 2018 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

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“We may stop ourselves from going into space the more we do it.”

We have a garbage problem in space too

Fri, November 30th, 2018 16:57 by capnasty NEWS

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“Oumuamua may actually be a light sail of extra-terrestrial origin.”

No word yet on when the alien invasion is to take place

Tue, November 6th, 2018 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

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“Obayashi envisages a space elevator using six oval-shaped cars.”

Space elevator experiments begin

Mon, September 3rd, 2018 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

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“That’s why Colorado School of Mines decided it was time for students to learn how to tap celestial bodies for all they’re worth.”

World's first space resources graduate program

Mon, August 20th, 2018 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

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“A full-fledged space economy is within reach, and with it, perhaps, a permanent human presence above.”

Space Age 2.0

Sat, July 28th, 2018 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

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“Civilisation is a movement, and not a condition, a voyage and not a harbour.”

Generation Ships

Mon, July 16th, 2018 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

505

“Humanity is most likely the only intelligent species in the Milky Way Galaxy at present.”

Intelligent extraterrestrials may be rare, explaining Fermi's Paradox

Wed, June 27th, 2018 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

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The Rise and Fall of Civilisations

Cyclic Apocalypses

Sun, June 24th, 2018 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

697

“A machine meant to hurl rockets into space.”

Space Catapult

Sun, June 17th, 2018 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

592

“Does anyone across the cosmos ever make it?”

How have aliens solved climate change?

Sun, June 3rd, 2018 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

643

“Solar systems like ours are the rule in the Universe, rather than the exception.”

Space is full of planets

Thu, May 31st, 2018 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

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“In the not-too-distant future, astronauts on the moon may be holding fuel pumps.”

A moon base is coming soon

Sat, May 26th, 2018 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

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“These planets are more likely to look like giant eyeballs whose gaze is forever fixed on their host star.”

Life-bearing planets will look nothing like Earth

Wed, May 23rd, 2018 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

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“It would only take about a year to disassemble Venus.”

Let's build a Dyson sphere in five easy steps

Sat, April 28th, 2018 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

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“It blew my mind.”

The Moon in 4k resolution

Sat, April 14th, 2018 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

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“We will need a robust orbital infrastructure to serve as our beachhead.”

On orbital infrastructure

Sun, March 4th, 2018 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

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“We estimate the dynamical lifetime of the Tesla to be a few tens of millions of years.”

How long the space-faring Tesla will be floating in space before it crashes and burns onto a planet

Mon, February 19th, 2018 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

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“The static fire is one of the last major tests prior to the maiden launch.”

SpaceX tests the engines of the Falcon Heavy

Sat, January 20th, 2018 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

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How to Escape Planet Earth

Evacuating Earth

Sun, January 14th, 2018 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

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“He has written a great deal about the risks of first contact.”

Why humanity so badly wants to speak with aliens.

Sun, November 26th, 2017 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

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“Astronomers have sent a radio message to a neighbouring star system.”

If anybody is home, we might hear back in 25 years

Fri, November 17th, 2017 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

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"We're Going to Mars by 2024."

2024 is right around the corner

Wed, October 4th, 2017 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

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“Not a single personal insult was uttered by any member of the crew.”

Simulated Mars mission a success

Sun, September 24th, 2017 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

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"There’s a galactic gold rush brewing."

The next gold rush is about to happen on the moon

Tue, July 25th, 2017 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

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Iron Star Civilizations

Thriving in the Black Hole era of the Universe

Sun, July 16th, 2017 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

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"Warp drives could become a real technology within the lifetimes of today’s toddlers."

Really close yet really far from warp drive technology

Thu, July 13th, 2017 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

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"SEP systems, in other words, could become the cargo ship of deep-space missions."

Technological breakthroughs may soon change space propulsion

Mon, July 10th, 2017 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

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"Every defunct satellite left in orbit is a risk."

Future satellites will include independent thrusters and destroy themselves in the atmosphere

Mon, July 3rd, 2017 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

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"Contact could mean extraordinary things for humanity if it happens soon."

Scientists are adamant we'll make alien contact in the next decade

Tue, May 16th, 2017 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

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"We’re just a scant 16 years away from reaching a goal that has eluded every generation that came before us."

We're going to Mars

Tue, May 2nd, 2017 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

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"Every saint and every sinner in the history of our species lived out their lives on a spec of dust suspended in space."

Comparing sizes in the universe

Sun, April 30th, 2017 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

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"A spacecraft may be possible that could maintain a steady acceleration into and through interstellar space without the need to carry along propellants."

NASA testing impulse drive engine

Tue, April 18th, 2017 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

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Extinct Alien Civilisations

Where to look for extinct alien civilizations and what we could learn from their ruins

Sun, April 16th, 2017 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

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“It’s possible to achieve at least 100-fold reduction in the cost of space access.”

SpaceX launches a rocket, lands it, refurbishes, launches it again

Wed, April 5th, 2017 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

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"If it sounds far-fetched to consider earthly extinction scenarios, it shouldn’t."

Why humans need to colonise Mars

Thu, March 30th, 2017 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

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The Spaceship Propulsion Compendium

How to get to where no man has gone before

Tue, March 28th, 2017 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

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“You can make spaceships much bigger than anything we’ve seen so far in history.”

Mission to Psyche has been cancelled

Sat, March 18th, 2017 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

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“One of the major concerns with asteroid mining is, of course, getting to the asteroids.”

We could be mining asteroids within the next decade

Thu, March 16th, 2017 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

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“You can think of quasars as lighthouses in the dark of the early universe.”

Possibly answering what came first: galaxies or black holes?

Sun, March 12th, 2017 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

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“It is possible that FRBs are from an alien propulsion system.”

Fast radio bursts (FRBs) could be alien devices used to propel starships

Fri, March 10th, 2017 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

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Giving Mars an Artificial Magnetosphere

NASA suggests creating an artificial magnetic dipole at Mars’ L1 Lagrange Point

Tue, March 7th, 2017 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

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Alternative Methods of Getting into Space

Upward Bound

Fri, March 3rd, 2017 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

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“This is a really cool concept, but it’s not clear whether it will make its way off the drawing board.”

The maglev rocket launcher proposal

Mon, February 27th, 2017 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

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“We could set up a small lunar base for $10 billion or less, and we could do it by 2022.”

And that's five years from now

Sun, February 19th, 2017 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

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"It's the equivalent of being able to see a grapefruit on the surface of the Moon."

The Event Horizon Telescope

Sat, February 18th, 2017 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

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"It’s sort of an astronomical fossil."

More details on NASA's planned trip to Psyche

Tue, January 31st, 2017 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

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"Either you succeed on your first try, or everyone dies."

How to land the Space Shuttle

Fri, January 20th, 2017 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

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If NASA Had the Budget of the U.S. Military

All the cool stuff NASA could do

Tue, January 17th, 2017 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

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"Psyche [...] may be the exposed metal core of an early planet, the soul of a celestial body."

NASA to send a robotic mission to rare metal asteroid

Sat, January 7th, 2017 10:00 by capnasty NEWS

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“Realistically, you’d need about 8-10 years advance warning to do something about an asteroid in space.”

White House release its Near-Earth Object Preparedness Strategy

Fri, January 6th, 2017 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

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“A physicist believes that everything will change in 2017 and extraterrestrial life will finally be discovered.”

Alien life will be found sometime this year

Mon, January 2nd, 2017 10:00 by capnasty NEWS

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"Research suggests we aren’t ready to send astronauts to Mars for a visit, much less to live there."

Screw Mars, let's go to Titan

Mon, November 28th, 2016 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

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"The very act of creating an environment fit for our survival will transform us into hyper-aware custodians." #TeamELON

An argument in favour of colonising Mars

Sat, November 26th, 2016 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

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Colonising the Solar System

From Mercury to Pluto

Mon, November 21st, 2016 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

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"We’re going to need a rocket engine that doesn’t need rocket fuel." #EmDrive

EmDrive is looking good

Sat, November 19th, 2016 10:00 by capnasty NEWS

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"Draft law giving private operators working in space confidence about their rights to the extraterrestrial resources."

Luxembourg has a draft on galactic law

Sun, November 13th, 2016 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

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How Planets Can be Terraformed

Turning Mars and Venus into a second Earth

Sat, November 12th, 2016 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

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"The Martian colonists would experience a phenomenon known as the founder effect."

The little green men of Mars will be human

Thu, November 10th, 2016 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

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"If this is true, the space race is about to get interesting."

China and the United States independently test the EmDrive

Tue, November 8th, 2016 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

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"We can do better than Mars."

Space Colony Simulator

Sun, November 6th, 2016 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

1347

Initiative Wants to Listen for Alien Signals from Tabby's Star

I guess they really want to make sure it is not aliens

Sat, October 29th, 2016 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

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"Each spaceship will cost only as much as a smartphone."

On humanity's first interstellar mission

Wed, October 19th, 2016 10:00 by capnasty NEWS

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"We're going to live on Mars in 2027"

Everyone wants to go to Mars

Tue, October 11th, 2016 10:00 by capnasty NEWS

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"Could we move beyond our small, blue planet to establish colonies in the multitude of star systems out there?"

Colonising the Milky Way

Wed, October 5th, 2016 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

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"The best is yet ahead for space exploration."

Mission to Mars could begin as soon as 2022

Wed, September 28th, 2016 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

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"If we do find a signal, we shouldn’t expect it’s going to be some sort of soft squishy protoplasmic alien."

What if extra-terrestrials are AI?

Mon, September 26th, 2016 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

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A Dyson Sphere is Not Practical

Building Dyson Swarms versus a Dyson Sphere

Fri, September 16th, 2016 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

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Seeding Lifeless Planets With Earth's Microbes

Genesis Project

Thu, September 15th, 2016 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

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"Offworld manufacturing would benefit the economy, the environment, and science."

Apparently, the only thing holding the world back is realising that this is feasible

Wed, September 14th, 2016 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

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“Mars is a fixer-upper of a planet, but we could make it work.”

Why we need to become a multi-planet species

Tue, September 13th, 2016 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

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"It's also possible there is life that's not carbon-based."

What silicon-based life could be like

Sun, September 4th, 2016 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

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Universe is Giving Out Motion for Nothin' But Tiny Waves

Paper on the controversial space propulsion technology EmDrive has passed peer review

Thu, September 1st, 2016 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

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"Your average asteroid is a loosely held ball of gravel."

Everything you wanted to know about asteroid mining

Sat, August 27th, 2016 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

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"The goal of Breakthrough Starshot is to accelerate its craft to about 20 percent the speed of light."

A collision with an atom is dangerous, a spec of dust catastrophic

Fri, August 26th, 2016 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

1460

It Really Might Be Super Advanced Aliens Building Some Crazy Shit

Or maybe not, but it's fun to speculate

Thu, August 25th, 2016 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

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Deep Space Industries to Land on Asteroid by 2020

Prospector-1

Sun, August 14th, 2016 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

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"Present-day life is actually premature from a cosmic perspective."

There's a greater chance that life will develop elsewhere in the future

Tue, August 2nd, 2016 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

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Going to Mars the Fiscally Responsible Way

How Will SpaceX Get Us To Mars?

Wed, July 20th, 2016 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

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Aliens Almost Certainly Existed at Some Point in Cosmic History

Even the worse case scenario indicates that there is a good chance aliens existed at some point

Wed, June 29th, 2016 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

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"Astronauts would ascend to 20 km by electrical elevator."

Canadian Inflatable Space Elevator

Sat, June 4th, 2016 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

1475

"We're trapped in our pocket of the universe."

Just how far we can go in space

Sat, May 14th, 2016 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

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Frozen Urine Killed the MIR Space Station

Unusual dangers of space travel

Fri, May 6th, 2016 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

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"To continue advancing as a space-faring species, we need to embrace this commercial space mining industry."

Consequences of space mining

Wed, April 20th, 2016 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

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How to Colonise the Galaxy

How hard can it be?

Sun, April 17th, 2016 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

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Asteroid Mining

Deep Space Industries

Wed, April 13th, 2016 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

1575

Space Elevators

In a nutshell

Tue, April 12th, 2016 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

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"How difficult the idea of what alien life is."

Why we haven't found aliens yet

Sat, April 2nd, 2016 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

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"There are around 700 quintillion planets in the universe, but only one like Earth."

Computer simulation seems to indicate that there is only one Earth in the galaxy

Sun, February 28th, 2016 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

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"Mir was simultaneously regarded as a resilient survivor and a derelict piece of junk."

A brief history of the MIR space station

Tue, February 23rd, 2016 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

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How They Work and Sleep on the International Space Station

There is no up

Wed, February 17th, 2016 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

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"The hunt for life on other planets is now ramping up in a serious way."

Using explanets' biosignatures as an indicator of alien life

Tue, February 9th, 2016 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

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The Solar System, to Scale, in the Nevada Desert

It's huge

Fri, February 5th, 2016 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

1543

Learn All About Red Dwarfs in Under 6 Minutes

The long lasting stars

Thu, February 4th, 2016 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

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"The idea of a huge, hidden planet seemed kind of crazy."

There might be a ninth planet in the far reaches of our solar system

Thu, January 21st, 2016 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

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"It might be aliens."

Astronomers still baffled by weird star

Sun, January 17th, 2016 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

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"Astronomers may be looking for alien life in all the wrong places."

Globular clusters worth a look

Sat, January 9th, 2016 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

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University of California Wants to Build a Death Star

Will be used for defense and powering space probes

Fri, January 8th, 2016 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

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"Mars should be totally independent from the very start."

An argument on Mars' independence

Mon, December 21st, 2015 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

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Black Holes Explained

From Birth to Death

Fri, December 18th, 2015 10:00 by capnasty NEWS

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"We're going to get out of ISS as quickly as we can."

NASA wants to move past the 17-year-old International Space Station

Wed, December 9th, 2015 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

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"A single platinum-rich asteroid 90 feet in diameter could be worth as much as $50 billion."

Space now open for commercial exploration

Thu, December 3rd, 2015 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

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"Rockets are a terrible way of getting to space."

Current technologies for getting into space suck

Tue, November 10th, 2015 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

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EM Drive Appears to Work in the Vacuum of Space

Tue, November 3rd, 2015 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

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"Earth came early to the party in the evolving universe."

The bulk of habitable planets has yet to be born

Wed, October 21st, 2015 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

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"Venus actually has a tremendous amount to tell us about life in the universe."

Mon, October 19th, 2015 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

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"We know that something strange is going on out there."

Strange star found

Thu, October 15th, 2015 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

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Archive of Colour Photographs from the Apollo Missions

Project Apollo Archive

Wed, October 7th, 2015 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

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"The new cloud of water is enough to supply 28 galaxies with water."

Massive cloud of water found 12 billion light years away

Wed, October 7th, 2015 10:00 by capnasty NEWS

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"The journey of a photon of light emitted from the surface of the sun."

Just how long it takes for light to travel within our own solar system

Tue, September 8th, 2015 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

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NASA Begins Year-Long Mars Simulation Training

Sun, August 30th, 2015 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

1728

The Universe is Dying

Slowly

Wed, August 12th, 2015 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

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"It would be quite dangerous for humanity to communicate with a civilization we don’t know anything about."

$100 Million Donation to SETI

Wed, July 22nd, 2015 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

2014

"Murchison is already arguably the most happening radio astronomy site in Australia."

The Square Kilometre Array (SKA)

Sat, July 18th, 2015 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

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The Camera on NASA's New Horizons Probe

Fri, July 17th, 2015 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

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"The effects of an impact, even a comet or asteroid of a modest size, would be devastating."

The underfunded agency in charge of protecting earth from asteroids

Thu, July 2nd, 2015 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

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NASA to Explore Europa

Quest for alien life sees spacecraft launched in 2020

Fri, June 19th, 2015 10:00 by capnasty NEWS

1907

"Jupiter matters. In fact, Jupiter is the hero of this story."

Gas giants keep solar systems stable

Mon, May 4th, 2015 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

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"This is good. This is science."

The EmDrive and Cannae Drive Explained and Compared

Sat, May 2nd, 2015 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

1960

"The Sun is the most inaccessible destination in our entire solar system."

Why using the sun as a nuclear dump won't work

Sat, April 18th, 2015 10:00 by capnasty NEWS

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The Worlds First Crowd Sourced UFO-Investigation Online

Ghost Rockets

Mon, April 13th, 2015 10:00 by capnasty NEWS

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"We're going to have strong indications of life beyond Earth within a decade."

-- NASA chief scientist Ellen Stofan

Thu, April 9th, 2015 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

1959

"We should discuss why the problem of what to wear in space has become so pressing."

Designing a fashionable space suit

Fri, March 20th, 2015 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

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"We may now treat space as, along with so much else, a form of entertainment."

The mannequin that got the Russians in space first

Thu, March 12th, 2015 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

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Astronomers Watch Supernova Happen Over and Over Again

Kind of an intergalactic Groundhog Day

Sat, March 7th, 2015 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

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"If we could replace Saturn's rings with the rings around J1407b, they would be easily visible at night and be many times larger than the full moon."

J1407b, the Super Saturn

Sat, January 31st, 2015 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

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"We'll sail on sunbeams."

Privately funded LightSail spacecraft ready for test flight

Tue, January 27th, 2015 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

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Exoplanet Travel Bureau

NASA's Planet Quest: the Search for Another Earth

Sun, January 11th, 2015 20:34 by capnasty NEWS

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"I’m not saying that we’re going to be running into IBM processors in outer space."

Alien life forms are probably sentient robots

Sat, December 27th, 2014 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

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Zeppelins and Cloud Cities to Colonize Venus

"It may make sense to go to Venus before we ever send humans to Mars."

Fri, December 19th, 2014 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

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NASA Announces Sending Human to Mars

Tue, December 2nd, 2014 21:00 by capnasty NEWS

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"A vision of humanity's expansion into the Solar System."

Wanderers

Mon, December 1st, 2014 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

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"Because in deep space, no one can point you to a hardware store."

3D-Printer in space prints its first spare part

Wed, November 26th, 2014 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

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"Train on Earth for 10 years until they are ready to be shot into space strapped to a rocket, never to return."

Just how Mars One plans on sending people to another planet

Thu, November 13th, 2014 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

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Comets Smell Like Rotten Eggs and Urine

Thu, October 30th, 2014 20:00 by capnasty NEWS

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"Their rocket honestly sounds like the punch line to a joke."

Antares rocket was powered by Soviet-era engines from the 1960s

Wed, October 29th, 2014 21:00 by capnasty NEWS

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Women Cheaper to Launch into Space than Men

"Indeed, a number of people I talked to acknowledged the benefits of an all-female crew, or even just a crew made of smaller people in general."

Wed, October 22nd, 2014 21:00 by capnasty NEWS

1995

"Mars colonisation as extinction insurance."

Elon Musk's vision to safeguard humanity's existence

Wed, October 1st, 2014 10:00 by capnasty NEWS

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Using Asteroids as Spaceship Filling Stations

Sat, September 27th, 2014 21:00 by capnasty NEWS

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Water Vapour Found in Atmosphere of Planet in Another Solar System

Fri, September 26th, 2014 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

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TED-Ed Explains How Cosmic Rays Help Us Understand the Universe

Wed, September 24th, 2014 12:00 by capnasty NEWS

2010

Boeing and SpaceX Chosen by NASA

New spacecrafts to shuttle astronauts into space

Tue, September 16th, 2014 23:49 by capnasty NEWS

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Crowd-Funded Space Program Successful

Communication with ISEE-3 spacecraft re-established

Tue, September 16th, 2014 10:00 by capnasty NEWS

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Pulsars Explained

In 5 minutes

Tue, September 9th, 2014 12:00 by capnasty NEWS

2008

We Now Have an Idea of Just How Immeasurable the Heavens Are

You're smaller than you think

Sat, September 6th, 2014 21:00 by capnasty NEWS

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Sea Plankton Found on ISS Surface

Fri, August 22nd, 2014 20:00 by capnasty NEWS

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6 Things Light Tells Astronomers

Sun, August 10th, 2014 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

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Everything You Wanted to Ask About NASA's EmDrive

Thu, August 7th, 2014 21:00 by capnasty NEWS

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"Nasa has confirmed a major breakthrough in space propulsion."

Microwave thrusters seem to work

Fri, August 1st, 2014 10:00 by capnasty NEWS

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Firefly: Low-Cost Satellite Launch to Low Earth Orbit

Tue, July 8th, 2014 10:00 by capnasty NEWS

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Where Are All the Aliens?

'For every grain of sand on Earth, there are 10,000 stars out there.'

Sat, June 28th, 2014 21:00 by capnasty NEWS

1956

A Diamond the Size of Earth, Floating in Space

Thu, June 26th, 2014 22:35 by capnasty NEWS

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They Took a Picture of a Planet in Another Solar System

Sun, May 18th, 2014 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

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Russia to Colonise Moon by 2030

Mon, May 12th, 2014 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

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Live HD Stream from the International Space Station of Planet Earth

Sun, May 11th, 2014 21:00 by capnasty NEWS

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"Kepler 186f is the first validated, Earth-size planet in the habitable zone of another star."

Fri, April 18th, 2014 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

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If the Moon Was Only 1 Pixel

Thu, March 6th, 2014 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

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How the Most Massive Black Hole in the Universe Came to Be

Wed, February 26th, 2014 10:00 by capnasty NEWS

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Rosetta Wakes Up a Decade After Launch, Tweets

Tue, January 21st, 2014 21:00 by capnasty NEWS

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What the Sun Looks Like in Different Wavelengths

Sat, December 21st, 2013 22:16 by capnasty NEWS

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European Astrophysicists Want to Capture the World's First Image of a Black Hole

Fri, December 20th, 2013 12:00 by capnasty NEWS

1422

New U.S. Spy Satellite Features Logo Reminiscent of a James Bond Villain Organization

Wed, December 11th, 2013 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

1588

Moon Express: Going Back to the Moon to Mine Its Resources

Fri, December 6th, 2013 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

1399

CAT: Water-Propelled Satellite for Deep Space Exploration

Wed, December 4th, 2013 10:00 by capnasty NEWS

1462

Second Solar System Found, Most Distant Galaxy Detected

Thu, October 31st, 2013 21:00 by capnasty NEWS

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"Aspiring astronauts were asked to write a Twitter post, a limerick or a haiku as part of their NASA applications."

Fri, August 23rd, 2013 10:00 by capnasty NEWS

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The Breathing Earth

Tue, August 20th, 2013 12:00 by capnasty NEWS

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Rogue Planets, Planets Not Orbiting a Star, Are Nothing Special and a Dime a Dozen

Wed, July 17th, 2013 10:00 by capnasty NEWS

1602

How Many People Are in Space Right Now

Mon, July 15th, 2013 20:00 by capnasty NEWS

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“Take a trip through our local universe.”

Fri, June 14th, 2013 10:00 by capnasty NEWS

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We're Now Entering the Era of Private Space Travel

Wed, May 22nd, 2013 12:00 by capnasty NEWS

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“NASA is planning for a robotic spaceship to lasso a small asteroid and park it near the moon.”

Tue, April 9th, 2013 20:00 by capnasty NEWS

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If the Earth Was 100 Pixels Wide

Thu, April 4th, 2013 12:00 by capnasty NEWS

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The Universe: 100 Million Years Older Than Estimated, Slower and Just a Bit Lopsided

Sun, March 24th, 2013 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

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Astrobiologists Find Extraterrestrial Fossils in Meteorite

Tue, March 12th, 2013 21:00 by capnasty NEWS

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A Brief Explanation of What the Universe Is

Wed, February 27th, 2013 10:00 by capnasty NEWS

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TED ED Animation Explaining the Life of an Astronaut

Wed, February 6th, 2013 12:00 by capnasty NEWS

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SpaceX's Reusable Grasshopper Rocket, Demonstrates Its Hovering Abilities

Sat, January 19th, 2013 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

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How They Poop In Space

Thu, December 20th, 2012 10:00 by capnasty NEWS

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100,000 Stars: Like Google Earth but for Our Galaxy

Fri, November 16th, 2012 10:00 by capnasty NEWS

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How to Understand the Vast Distances in Space

Tue, October 23rd, 2012 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

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50 Years of Space Exploration Infographic

Wed, August 22nd, 2012 10:00 by capnasty NEWS

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"The final frontier sort of stinks."

The Smell of Space

Mon, July 23rd, 2012 10:00 by capnasty NEWS

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Outer Space: Saturn

Thu, April 26th, 2012 21:00 by capnasty NEWS

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There Could Be As Many As 100 Habitable Planets Within 30 Light-Years from Earth

Wed, March 28th, 2012 13:00 by capnasty NEWS

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Just How Ridiculously Huge the Universe Is

Tue, March 27th, 2012 09:00 by capnasty NEWS

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Study: Every Star in the Galaxy Has At Least One Orbiting Planet

Wed, January 18th, 2012 21:00 by capnasty NEWS

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Astronomer's Torch

Fri, January 13th, 2012 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

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Escape the Earth

Tue, July 12th, 2011 21:00 by capnasty NEWS

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What Replacing the Moon With Other Celestial Bodies Would Look Like (via @kottke)

Mon, February 7th, 2011 10:00 by capnasty NEWS

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The Universe is More Huge than Originally Assumed

Thu, February 3rd, 2011 10:00 by capnasty NEWS

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Winter Solstice Lunar Eclipse

Wed, December 22nd, 2010 20:00 by capnasty NEWS

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The New Exoplanet We Found? Might Not Exist

Tue, October 12th, 2010 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

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When Aliens Land, This Is Who They Will Speak To

Wed, September 29th, 2010 10:00 by capnasty NEWS

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It's Finally Summer on Titan

Fri, September 24th, 2010 12:00 by capnasty NEWS

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Oregon profs plan giant robotic space cockroach warriors

Tue, January 5th, 2010 10:59 by capnasty NEWS

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The Known Universe

Sun, December 20th, 2009 02:03 by capnasty NEWS

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Something big is out there beyond the visible edge of our universe

Tue, November 17th, 2009 15:56 by capnasty NEWS

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View of the turbulent heart of our Milky Way galaxy

Mon, November 16th, 2009 10:50 by capnasty NEWS

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A Closer Look at the Apollo 17 Landing Site

Thu, October 29th, 2009 15:05 by capnasty NEWS

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25,000 hellos from Earth to Gliese 581d

Wed, October 28th, 2009 11:28 by capnasty NEWS

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Zoomable Poster on 50 Years of Space Exploration

Tue, October 13th, 2009 09:20 by capnasty NEWS

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The Great Easter Egg Hunt: The Void's Incredible Richness

Sat, April 15th, 2006 15:12 by capnasty NEWS

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Apollo astronauts noticed something very strange about shadows on the moon

Tue, February 7th, 2006 20:51 by capnasty NEWS

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