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August 12, 2013

The Final Energy Crisis

The governments of the world today are at a crossroads.  We can either continue to burn through the planet’s fossil fuels or search for new forms […]
August 9, 2013

Promising Perseid Meteor Shower Will Peak Soon

Every August, just when many people go vacationing in the country where skies are dark, the best-known meteor shower, makes its appearance. This year, the Perseid meteor […]
August 7, 2013

So…. You're Still Interested In Astronomy?

If you remember, last time we took a look at 10 things you might want to know about our Solar System. Not only did we found […]
August 6, 2013

The Future Back Then

Science fiction holds an interesting position among other genres of storytelling.  It is probably the best barometer for measuring society’s collective mindset.  Where we are going […]
August 5, 2013

Canadian astronauts see bright future for space exploration

While retired astronaut Chris Hadfield pens a book about his experiences, two of his younger colleagues are busily preparing for their turns in space. And their missions […]
August 4, 2013

Astronomers Discover Two Heavy Metal Stars

According to their paper published in the journal Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, these stars, labeled HE 2359-2844 and HE 1256-2738, have surfaces containing 10,000 times […]
August 3, 2013

The Mars Rover Simulator

Curiosity just celebrated its first Mars-iversary, so why not celebrate by enjoying this awesome-looking Mars simulator, Take On Mars? The game lets you plan and execute rover missions, […]
August 2, 2013

'Neil Armstrong thought the moon was beautiful, but I thought it was desolate'

‘Neil Armstrong thought the moon was beautiful, but I thought it was desolate’: Buzz Aldrin on his first impressions – and how they nearly didn’t make […]
August 1, 2013

Astronaut Movie Night: The Right Stuff

“By flying higher and faster than any other man had ever dared before, Chuck Yeager set the pace for a new breed of hero. Those that […]