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March 22, 2019

The ‘Halo Drive’ Would Shoot Lasers at Black Holes to Explore the Milky Way

“If we can’t build something capable of delivering astronomical levels of energy, perhaps we could instead steal the energy from an astronomical object.” Humans have figured […]
July 9, 2017

Pence says NASA to reorient towards human spaceflight

WASHINGTON — Vice President Mike Pence said July 6 that the U.S. space program would refocus on human spaceflight, including missions to the moon and Mars, […]
December 1, 2015

European Satellite to Test Method to Find Ripples in Space, Time

CAPE CANAVERAL, FLORIDA— An experimental satellite slated for launch on Wednesday will test a technique to detect ripples in space and across time, adding a new […]
July 23, 2013

Earth photographed by Nasa Saturn probe

The image shows Earth as a very small, blue-tinged dot – paler and tinier than in other photos – overshadowed by the giant Saturn’s rings in […]
July 13, 2013

Speedy tsunami seen on Sun's surface

Two satellites have seen “tsunami” spreading on the surface of the Sun after a release of matter into space called a coronal mass ejection (CME). These […]