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SpaceVR Raises $1.25 Million to Launch Virtual Reality Camera Satellites into Space

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3dprint.com - Traveling to space is about to get a whole lot easier in the near future thanks to the continuing advancement of virtual reality technology. San Francisco-based SpaceVR is set to become the world’s...

2D Spacecraft, Reprogrammable Microbes & More: NASA Eyes Wild Space Tech Ideas

space.com - Get ready for two-dimensional spacecraft and microorganisms that can recycle Mars dirt into working electronics. While both may sound like science fiction, they could soon be a reality, thanks to t...

The Asteroid Miner’s Guide to the Galaxy

foreignpolicy.com - The tech firm Deep Space Industries (DSI) is headquartered on the second story of an aging office building at the edge of NASA’s Ames Research Center, not far from the town of Mountain View, Califo...

Winds a quarter the speed of light spotted leaving mysterious binary systems

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phys.org - Astronomers have observed two black holes in nearby galaxies devouring their companion stars at an extremely high rate, and spitting out matter at a quarter the speed of light. Two black holes in n...

Dark Matter Dwarf Galaxy Found Hidden in Spacetime Warp : DNews

news.discovery.com - There are few things that get us more excited than the mysteries of dark matter and the warping of spacetime, but when you have both wrapped into a stunning image of an Einstein ring, you know you’...

Why We're So Hooked On Space Related Conspiracy Theories

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disclose.tv - Through the white noise, whistles and warbles, the raspy, labored breathing reaches out. A woman’s voice sputters in and out as though distorted by many miles. “Listen! Come in!” she gasps. “Talk t...

SpaceX plans to debut Red Dragon with 2018 Mars mission

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nasaspaceflight.com - SpaceX has entered into an agreement with NASA for a Dragon mission to Mars, set to take place as early as 2018. Known as “Red Dragon”, the variant of the Dragon 2 spacecraft will be launched by th...

The Blombos Cave Discoveries --

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dailygalaxy.com - "We are looking mainly at the part of South Africa where Blombos Cave is situated. We sought to find out how groups moved across the landscape and how they interacted," says Christopher S. Henshilw...

Here's how SpaceX plans to land on Mars in 2018 using the most powerful rocket in the world

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businessinsider.com - On Wednesday, Elon Musk's private company SpaceX announced on Twitter that it plans to send a spacecraft to Mars as soon as 2018. The mission will involve sending a spacecraft called the Red Dragon...

2006: a space oddity – the great Pluto debate

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theguardian.com - Imagine that you have nurtured an ambition for 25 years to head up an expedition to the last unexplored planet in the solar system. You’ve worked your way up and through countless other suborbital,...

Astronomers discover seven new giant exoplanets

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3tags.org - Using the SuperWASP-South Observatory in South Africa, a team of European astronomers has discovered seven new giant planets orbiting distant stars. According to a new study, the smallest of the ne...

Lone Planetary-Mass Object Found in Family of Stars

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3tags.org - In 2011, astronomers announced that our galaxy is likely teeming with free-floating planets. In fact, these lonely worlds, which sit quietly in the darkness of space without any companion planets o...

WabiSabi Coworking Community and Space, Belfast

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kickstarter.com - We believe that people are the heart of a terrific working environment. That’s why, since 2014, we’ve been busy building and strengthening our core (we know our Pilates!). We’ve achieved this by ho...

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Are we alone? Setting some limits to our uniqueness

phys.org - Are humans unique and alone in the vast universe? This question—summed up in the famous Drake equation—has for a half-century been one of the most intractable and uncertain in science. But a new pa...

Extreme universe recreated in the lab

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3tags.org - #### Conditions in the vast universe can be quite extreme: Violent collisions scar the surfaces of planets. Nuclear reactions in bright stars generate tremendous amounts of energy. Gigantic explosi...

Solar moss shakes at 16,000 km an hour

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phys.org - (Phys.org) —Using a state-of-the-art ultraviolet camera, two astronomers from Northumbria University have obtained exceptionally sharp images of 'solar Moss', bright features on the Sun that may ho...

Chandra :: Photo Album :: Probing Dark Energy with Clusters :: April 28, 2016

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chandra.harvard.edu - These four galaxy clusters were part of a large survey of over 300 clusters used to investigate dark energy, the mysterious energy that is currently driving the accelerating expansion of the Univer...

"Russian Doll" Galaxy Clusters Reveal Information About Dark Energy

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3tags.org - Astronomers have used data from NASA’s Chandra X-ray Observatory, ESA’s Planck and a large list of optical telescopes to develop a powerful new method for investigating dark energy, the mysterious ...

Is Stephen Hawking’s ‘StarShot’ Really Possible?

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3tags.org - #### With $100 million invested towards it and an incredible concept behind it, could this be the start of interstellar travel? > “Fundamental physics is like an art more or less. It’s completely n...

ESA Is Planning an International Lunar Village

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3tags.org - Could humans live in a multi-cultural moon village in the near future? ESA recently revealed that they are moving forward with their intention to build a "moon village," which would bring different...

How far beyond Earth will we go to safeguard our species?

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3tags.org - The human future in the cosmos could be all but limitless, if we don’t destroy ourselves first. The same would be true of intelligent aliens elsewhere in the Universe, assuming they exist: how far ...

New space-sector accelerator to touch down in Kitchener

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therecord.com - KITCHENER — Canada's first startup accelerator for new products from satellite data will open the Tannery in September. MaxQ Accelerator Inc. is a not-for-profit company that will support startups ...

The Two Faces of a Weird Saturn Moon

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slate.com - Ten years ago this week, the Cassini spacecraft entered the Saturn system. It had traveled for more than six and a half years, and covered several billion kilometers, including passing by Venus twi...

galaxypictures

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The Principle of Equivalence Put to the Test

3tags.org - **The Microscope satellite was placed in orbit this April. Its mission: test once more the principle of equivalence, a pillar of the theory of general relativity that postulates that all objects fa...

Light echoes give clues to planet nursery around star

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3tags.org - **For the first time, astronomers used echoes of light to determine the distance from a star to the inner wall of its surrounding planet-forming disk of dust and gas.** Imagine you want to measure ...

Elon Musk and the mission to put an astronaut on Mars

weforum.org - SpaceX, the space exploration firm founded by Elon Musk, is planning to send an unmanned spacecraft to Mars by 2018. In a tweet, the company announced its intention to send an updated version of it...

On the Road to Finding Other Earths

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3tags.org - Scientists are getting closer to finding worlds that resemble our own "blue marble" of a planet. NASA's Kepler mission alone has confirmed more than 1,000 planets outside our solar system -- a hand...

There’s Only One Way You Could Personally Visit an Exoplanet

io9.gizmodo.com - Sorry, Han Solo and Mr. Sulu. Based on everything we know right now, you’ll never be able to punch a button and travel through “hyperspace,” or go to warp speed. Traveling faster than light is almo...

Hubble discovers new moon in our Solar System

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gizmag.com - A team of astronomers has announced the discovery of a new moon located in the far reaches of our Solar System, orbiting the little-known dwarf planet Makemake. Tentatively designated S/2015 (13647...

Star Wars: Episode VII - The Force Awakens

rifftrax.com - Many Hollywood insiders were baffled when Star Wars, a mildly popular franchise that has never rendered multiple generations of otherwise right-thinking people incapable of critical thought, announ...

Europa's Deforming Ice Is a Surprising Heat Generator : DNews

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news.discovery.com - As excitement builds for NASA’s Juno mission that will enter Jupiter orbit this summer, and future missions that will investigate ice moon Europa’s life-supporting potential, new research into the ...

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vitorr.com - One of astronomy's most secretive phenomena, black holes, has yielded yet another fascinating puzzle to astronomers -- and in the process, offering what may be new insight into how the universe for...

Hull from space-man! Tim Peake's stunning images of England from International Space Station

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hulldailymail.co.uk - He may be 250 miles above us but British astronaut Tim Peake has managed to capture stunning images of the world – and Hull is shining brightly from space. These images taken in April by Tim show c...

Gravitational Waves: What Are They and Why Should You Care About Them? » Science ABC

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scienceabc.com - As you’ve probably seen, everyone has been going gaga on your Facebook feed about this new scientific discovery of ‘gravitational waves’, discussing what it is and its implications on future resear...

DARPA experimental spaceplane program moves into next phase - SpaceNews.com

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spacenews.com - PHOENIX — The U.S. Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency is moving ahead to the next phase of an experimental reusable spaceplane program, but the agency’s expectation that the winning bidder s...

Investigating Subtle Colors on Iapetus

nasa.gov - Cassini stared toward Saturn's two-toned moon Iapetus (914 miles or 1,471 kilometers across) for about a week in early 2015, in a campaign motivated in part to investigate subtle color differences ...

How The Unseen Dark Matter Has Shaped The World Around Us

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3tags.org - #### The biggest mystery in the universe. The composition of the universe remains a mystery. Despite a dramatic progress in understanding of the building blocks of nature, we still don’t know what ...

BEAM attached to the International Space Station

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spaceflightinsider.com - A first-of-its-kind module—the Bigelow Expandable Activity Module (BEAM)—was attached to the International Space Station (ISS) this morning after the robotic Canadarm2 removed it from the trunk of ...

futureslaver: Neil deGrasse Tyson Hosts An Outstanding Debate On The Topic Of The Simulation Theory

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futureslaver.com - Neil deGrasse Tyson hosted and moderated a panel of experts for a fun debate on the topic of the simulation theory. The 17th annual Isaac Asimov Memorial Debate took place at The American Museum of...

Plants in space - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

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en.wikipedia.org - Plants in space are plants grown in outer space typically in weightless but in pressurized controlled environment in specific space gardens.[2] In the context of human spaceflight, they can be used...

How to launch a new wave of innovation in space - CPC

challengeprizecentre.org - There are missions that anyone with a passing interest in space can reel off. Vostok, Apollo, Mariner, Mir and many more have starring roles in popular culture. But beyond Elon Musk’s recent launch...

Five Small Animals That Messed With Big Science

news.nationalgeographic.com - Unlocking the secrets of the universe can be a massive undertaking. But as researchers have learned, it only takes a single furry or winged beast to throw our cosmic endeavors right off the rails. ...

Astronomers just created the most powerful artificial star in the sky - using lasers • /r/space

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reddit.com - /r/space is dedicated to the insightful and thoughtful discussion of outer space View Full Calendar All times are in Eastern Time (GMT-4) If you know of an event that should be here, message the mo...

The SLS: A layman’s view

thehighfrontier.wordpress.com - You’ve changed a bit since we first met – you used to look a lot more like the Saturn V, now you’ve shed the paint job and you look a lot more like a bunch of stuff from the Shuttle, but more of th...

Black Holes Set the Clock for Life on Earth : DNews

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news.discovery.com - There is a chance -- just a chance -- that if black holes rule the universe, they could have "switched on" habitable planets, such as Earth, allowing them to support complex life. It's an unavoidab...

Planet X Still Tantalizes 30 Years Later

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timefactoids.wordpress.com - The date was December 30, 1983 and Washington Post staff writer, Thomas O’Toole, published an article titled Mystery Heavenly Body Discovered; Possibly as Large as Jupiter. (You can read the articl...

Neil Armstrong crashing the Lunar Landing Test Vehicle • /r/space

reddit.com - /r/space is dedicated to the insightful and thoughtful discussion of outer space View Full Calendar All times are in Eastern Time (GMT-4) If you know of an event that should be here, message the mo...

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