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The 15 most incredible plutonium-powered space missions of all time

NASA is just days away from plunging its $3.26-billion Cassini mission into the clouds of Saturn. It will glow like a meteor for a minute or two, then never be seen again.<p>The mission has lasted two decades and explored the Saturn system for 13 years. But unlike the vast majority of spacecraft, …

High Mass Stars: Crash Course Astronomy #31

Does This Rare Space Phenomenon Remind You of Anything in Nature?

In September 2016, the Hubble Space Telescope captured a gorgeous planetary nebula that had an uncanny resemblance to the shape of a butterfly. As it turns out, however, the formation isn't as delicate as a butterfly. In actuality, it's a massive "cauldron" of gas traveling at an insane …

SpaceX Isn't First Private Company to Offer Trips Around the Moon

Billionaire entrepreneur Elon Musk announced Monday (Feb. 27) that his private spaceflight company SpaceX plans to fly two private citizens on a trip …

Space Exploration

Huge mysterious UFO disc-shaped object captured crossing moon's surface was alien spaceship, say ET hunters

Alien hunters are convinced this huge apparently disc-shaped UFO crossing the moon is yet more proof of extraterrestrial life.<p>Mystery surrounds the object which appeared from out of the blue as the Miami Observatory in Florida streamed a feed of the lunar surface on December 3.<p>The dark …

NASA Will Purposefully Crash Juno to Protect Alien Life

Going out in a blaze of glory.<p>The US$1.1 billion Juno mission hit a huge milestone Monday night when it successfully entered Jupiter's orbit. But …

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Java is a one of the best and most popular programming languages, excellent for developing cross-platform web applications and good support for …

Web Applications

India's New Space Shuttle -- Cheaper Than SpaceX?

It's been five years since America retired its Space Shuttle program. Five years in which American astronauts have been forced to rent rides on Russian rockets for up to $82 million a head. But now, after five long years, the space shuttle program has finally been reborn ...<p>... in India.<p>India's …

26 Awesome TV Shows From Around The World

Great television knows no borders.<p>Note: some responses have been edited and condensed for length or clarity.

Priyanka Chopra Is the Biggest Star You’ve Never Heard Of

One of Bollywood’s biggest stars, the Indian bombshell serving as the face of ABC’s newest terrorism thriller, <i>Quantico</i>, has achieved the kind of …

Is it true that Jupiter protects Earth?

Jupiter’s gravity slings long-period comets out of harm’s way, while nudging some asteroids closer to Earth. And, in 1770, Jupiter took aim on Earth …

Astronomy