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Take great photos of the Full Wolf Moon 2017

The first full moon of 2017 is upon us with January’s Wolf Moon, visible in night skies since Wednesday and reaching its most visible...
Ernest Moniz, US Energy Secretary

New Energy guidelines: Politicians can’t pressure scientists

A new set of scientific integrity guidelines, announced today, wants to give researchers more leeway in their communications with the media as a way...
Alpha Centauri HD image.

The VLT gears up to look for alien planets in Alpha...

Breakthrough Initiatives and the European Southern Observatory announced on Monday an agreement to upgrade the instruments of the organization’s Very Large Telescope (VLT) in...
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Scientists pinpoint the source of a Fast Radio Burst

Last Wednesday, The Cornell Chronicle reported that a group of scientists had discovered the source of a mysterious radio signal, a phenomenon known as...
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NASA releases striking images of Earth’s radical changes

NASA's official Tumblr page recently posted a group of images to showcase our planet's recent surface changes. The pictures compare current snapshots taken from...
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SpaceX news: Only mother nature could delay Falcon 9 launch

SpaceX is going to launch its Falcon 9 rocket on Monday, carrying 10  Iridium communication satellites. The spacecraft will lift off at 1:22 p.m...
NASA spots two unidentified objects heading toward the Earth

NASA spots two unidentified objects heading toward the Earth

A few months ago, the NASA released a report saying the agency had spotted two unidentified massive objects traveling in Earth's direction. The specialists said one...
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Astronauts do the mannequin challenge in zero gravity

European astronauts took the mannequin challenge to a whole new level. Big was the surprise this Thursday when European Space Agency astronaut Thomas Pesquet...
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Comet 45P will decorate the night sky on New Year’s Eve

2016 will have its own personal farewell, as a comet that travels around the solar system will be visible shortly after the sunset of...
Earth and Mars compared

NASA’s Curiosity news: Mars sustained life for millions of years

Data collected from the Curiosity rover suggest Mars was capable of sustaining life in the past for periods that could span tens or hundreds of...

NASA to double data rates of the Space Network for the...

On Tuesday, NASA announced it would launch an initiative to upgrade the communications systems of the Space Network. The new Network will be able...

How are the world’s space agencies preparing for Mars Mission?

Space agencies around the world like NASA, the ESA, Roscosmos, and Mars One announced their plans to join efforts ahead of future missions to...
SpaceX to resume operations in January.

SpaceX to launch a rocket carrying ten satellites into orbit

On Wednesday morning, SpaceX provided a new update on the state of its September accident, saying the company would resume launch of its rockets...

NASA launches GeoCARB Mission for the measuring of greenhouse gasses

NASA recently announced through a press release their commitment to investigate the natural forces behind climate change via a new mission that will examine...
Salto is the world's best jumping robot.

Meet Salto, the robot that jumps like a ninja

Duncan Haldane and a team of roboticists at Ron Fearing’s Biomimetic Milisystems Lab in UC Berkeley published a paper on Tuesday on Salto, the...

The Lunar Quattro, Audi’s 3D-printed rover for the Moon

Germany – Audi (NASDAQ: AUDVF) announced the company's plans to send an unmanned rover to the moon by late 2017, the Lunar Quattro. The...

NASA and Orbital ATK to develop space tech for future missions

On Tuesday, Orbital ATK announced a new partnership with NASA to develop a Commercial Infrastructure for Robotic Assembly and Services (CIRAS) project in space....

ExoMars gets first images of Mars as ESA aims at more...

On Tuesday, the European Space Agency (ESA) received the first images from ExoMars’ TGO spacecraft. The pictures show incredible detail of Mars' surface features,...
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NASA’s Cassini to explore Saturn rings on mission finale

On Wednesday, November 30, NASA's Cassini spacecraft will begin a series of maneuvers to get close to the rings of Saturn. The so-called ‘Ring-Grazing...

Scientists challenge Einstein’s conclusion on speed of light

A team of physicists hailing from the Imperial College in London and the Perimeter Institute in Canada recently proposed an experiment to test the...

NASA finds water deposit on Mars, the size of Lake Superior

Researchers using the Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter found an ice deposit hidden beneath the surface of Mars, a report published by NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory...

NASA’s Peggy Whitson arrives at ISS, becomes oldest female astronaut

On Saturday, the Soyuz capsule carrying the astronauts Oleg Novitskiy, Thomas Pesquet, and Peggy Whitson arrived and docked at the International Space Station. With...

SpaceX is testing the fuel tank of the Mars Colony spacecraft

SpaceX has not forgotten about the Mars Colony after the Falcon 9 explosion at Cape Canaveral. The company successfully tested a prototype of the...

Donald Trump to boost the US Space Program

President-elect Donald J. Trump has not taken office yet, but people are already wondering what his presidency will be like. While most worry about...