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We may finally understand the speed of gravity

Advent of Astronomy<p>The ability to detect gravitational waves is rapidly propelling us into a new era of both astronomy and physics. New instruments …

Stephen Hawking’s terrifying warning about AI robots

<b>Artificial intelligence is quite likely to ‘replace humans altogether’, Stephen Hawking has warned (again).</b><p>Human development of robots and computers …

NASA astronaut comes closer to accidentally drifting off into space than anyone should ever have to

Spacewalks outside the International Space Station are no joke. When an astronaut straps on their suit and ventures out into space, the work being …

Space Science

NASA tests engine for manned flight into deep space

The engine is intended to work with the Orion, a spacecraft designed for manned missions out of Earth's orbit and into deep space.

Space Exploration

Our Nearest Neighboring Star Might Have Been Stolen From Somewhere Else

Less than five light years away sit three stars orbiting each other. You probably remember that one of them, Proxima Centauri, has a planet orbiting …

China has a radical new plan to get rockets — and humans — to space

Sea and Air<p>China is shifting away from launching rockets from a stationary ground platform, and is instead planning to launch rockets from aircraft …

Ask Ethan: How Can Worlds That Never Get Above Freezing Have Liquid Water?

The Solar System has proved a surprising place, and perhaps one of the biggest surprises is that Earth isn’t the only world with liquid water on its surface. Sure, there’s a tiny bit that temporarily exists on Mars, but worlds like Jupiter’s moon Europa, Saturn’s Enceladus, and even ultra-distant …

Astronomy

Astronomers observe an object in space unlike anything they've seen before

Astronomers recently observed a type of object in space unlike anything we’ve come across before. 288P is a binary asteroid – or two asteroids …

Astronomy

NASA's Mission To Saturn Is Over -- But These Facts Will Leave You Breathless For a Lifetime | Inc.com

The mission was named after Christiaan Huygens (1629-1695), a Dutch scientist who is credited for discovering Saturn's rings and its largest moon (Titan), and Giovannia Domenico Cassini (1625-1712), who discovered four satellites of Saturn and the division of the Saturn rings (known as the "Cassini …

Astronomy