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October 30, 2015

NASA Adds to Evidence of Mysterious Ancient Earthworks

High in the skies over Kazakhstan, space-age technology has revealed an ancient mystery on the ground.
October 30, 2015

‘Alien: Paradise Lost’ Has Put Neill Blomkamp’s ‘Alien’ Sequel into Hypersleep

It looked like after Chappie flopped, director Neill Blomkamp was going to will himself into directing a new Alien film and use concept art shared via social media as his tool for getting his way.
October 30, 2015

Does Science Drive the Success of 'Star Trek'?

With several "Star Trek" fan projects getting funded by independent crowdsourcing platforms lately, it's clear the franchise still has a lot of support after nearly five decades since "Star Trek: The Original Series" first aired.
October 29, 2015

WHY DID APOLLO LUNAR SAMPLES HAVE AMINO ACIDS IN THEM?

Amino acids are fundamental building blocks of life. These molecules combine together into proteins, which are the bricks and mortar that build your body as well […]
October 29, 2015

Astronaut Scott Kelly to break US spaceflight record

Miami (AFP) – NASA astronaut Scott Kelly will Thursday set a new record for the longest single stretch of time spent in space by an American, […]
October 28, 2015

Real-Life "Tractor Beam" Can Levitate Objects Using Sound Waves

It may seem straight out of “Star Trek,” but it’s real: Scientists have created a sonic “tractor beam” that can pull, push and pirouette objects that […]
October 27, 2015

In Space, No One Can Hear You Sneeze

Astronauts are known for being in peak physical condition. But just like everyone else, occasionally they do get sick. Despite efforts by ground crew to keep […]
October 25, 2015

Working with Space: 5 Interesting Tools You Didn't Know NASA Used

The National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) is most commonly known for sending astronauts into space, but a vast majority of NASA launches involve the deployment […]
October 23, 2015

Ground Zero-G: Why Space Warfare Might Be Closer Than We Think

The idea of human conflict in space goes back to the 1930s. While moviegoers were thrilled by the adventures of Flash Gordon and Buck Rogers, scientists in the Third Reich developed plans for a space station with a large mirror to reflect concentrated sunlight back to Earth's surface, in effect, making a heat ray.