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May 18, 2014

Could civilization collapse? NASA-funded study looks at framework for how, when

A new study partially funded by NASA suggests heavy demands on the world’s natural resources and extreme economic imbalances could spell a premature end for modern […]
May 16, 2014

We're Now Putting Ads on the Moon

Here is a partial list of the trash that humans have left on the moon: more than 70 spacecraft, including rovers, modules, and crashed orbiters; 12 pairs of boots; 2 golf balls; an […]
May 12, 2014

With dishwasher-sized craft, Israeli Lunar XPrize team shoots for the moon

TEL AVIV (JTA) — One small step by Israelis could become a giant leap for the State of Israel. At a Tel Aviv University laboratory, a […]
May 9, 2014

Russia Plans to Colonize Moon by 2030

Russia is planning to put a manned colony on the Moon as soon as in 2030, and is racing to dispatch the first robotic rovers to explore the lunar surface two years from now, a media report […]
April 24, 2014

Hitachi Plans World's Fastest Elevator

If you need to get to the top floor in a hurry, Hitachi will have you covered. The company plans to build the world’s fastest elevators […]
April 22, 2014

Meteor lights up night sky in northern Russia

(Reuters) – Russians with smartphones and dashboard cameras captured footage of a meteor that flashed across the night sky near the Arctic Circle over the weekend. […]
April 15, 2014

Who’s Out There? Tiny RNA Critters?

The recent discovery of different types of RNA may soon give us new treatments for viral infections like Hepatitis C and Ebola virus. It also strengthens […]
April 9, 2014

NASA Explains Martian Flash, and It's Not What You Think

A leader of NASA’s Mars Curiosity rover team has offered a couple of explanations for an anomalous bright spot that showed up on pictures from the Red Planet — […]
April 8, 2014

NASA photo captures strange bright light coming out of Mars

A NASA camera on Mars has captured what appears to be artificial light emanating outward from the planet’s surface. The photo, beamed millions of miles from […]