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How We Can Finally Get to Mars

America is taking its sweet time about getting to Mars. In 1969, shortly after the Apollo 11 moon landing, the prediction was that we’d have boots on …

Get To Mars in Just Two Days with the Solar Express Concept

The Solar Express Concept is one that involves transporting passengers, supplies and minerals between planets and space stations within the solar …

Campaigners to list White Lives Matter as a hate group

White Lives Matter, an organisation set up in the wake of the Black Lives Matter protests, is to be listed as a race hate group by campaigners.<p>The Southern Poverty Law Centre said it will include the organisation when it produces its hate map next February.<p>"I can't speak to how many chapters will …

Why Astronaut Mark Kelly Is Now Even Older Than His Twin Brother

Astronaut Scott Kelly returned from a year-long sojourn in space in June. His slightly older astronaut twin, Mark Kelly, stayed home as a …

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Dark matter more elusive than ever as scientists admit detector has failed to find mystery particle

Dark matter is said to make up four fifths of the mass of the universe, but finding it is another matter entirely.<p>A team of scientists, including University College London, have turned off their £7 million ultra-sensitive detector after failing to pick up any hint of the most elusive material in …

How The Juno Spacecraft Will Survive Jupiter's Devastating Radiation

It starts orbiting the deadly planet in July<p>Mighty Jupiter is incomprehensibly large. More massive than all the other planets and asteroids in the solar system combined, Jupiter is the size of 1,300 Earths. As if such a big guy needed any additional protection, Jupiter is also swathed in radiation …

NASA confirms a second mini moon is circling Earth

For most relationships, 100 years is well past the point in time when you can ‘make it official,’ but for planets, it’s just right. After nearly a …

Earth - Why is there something rather than nothing?

People have wrestled with the mystery of why the universe exists for thousands of years. Pretty much every ancient culture came up with its own creation story - most of them leaving the matter in the hands of the gods - and philosophers have written reams on the subject. But science has had little …

Forget the asteroid mission and go to the Moon, lawmakers tell NASA

In latest funding bill lawmakers call for a "common sense" spaceflight strategy.<p>On Tuesday, budget writers in the US House will make changes to a …

‘Blatant racism’ behind black father’s murder charge in toddler’s hot-car death, lawyer says

By Peter Holley<p>, Reporter<p>A Mississippi man who was charged with second-degree murder after he left his toddler in an overheated car while he went to work is expected to have his charges reduced, according to his attorney.<p>Joshua Lewis Blunt, 25, left his 8-month-old daughter in the vehicle for “some …

Astronomers Might Have Just Solved a Key Mystery About the Origin of Life

If a massive solar storm struck the Earth today, it could wipe out our technology and hurl us back to the dark ages. Lucky for us, events like this …

Nasa releases recording of strange 'space music' heard by Apollo 10 astronauts

The astronauts heard the strange 'whistling sound' when they were orbiting the moon<p>When three astronauts orbiting the moon noticed a strange “whistling sound” in outer space, they thought they were imagining things.<p>In fact, the men were so perplexed they worried about whether or not they should …

Has Dark Matter Finally Been Seen? Time Will Tell

In a new finding that could have game-changing effects if borne out, two astrophysicists think they've finally tracked down the elusive signature of …

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US issues travel warning in wake of attacks

WASHINGTON (AP) — Americans should be alert to the possible travel risks, especially during the holidays, following increased threats from militant …

Police pepper spray crowd after 'Black Lives Matter' conference

CLEVELAND — Several streets were closed late Sunday afternoon near Cleveland State University after local law enforcement pepper sprayed a crowd of people.<p>Activists from around the country met in Cleveland for a "Black Lives Matter" conference over the weekend. Local activists and members of the …

Neil deGrasse Tyson: Here's How Long You Could Survive On Every Planet In Our Solar System

We know how long a human being could survive on a summer day on Mars without a spacesuit. (Answer: not long at all.) But what about the other planets in our solar system?<p>Neil deGrasse Tyson breaks it down.<p><i>Produced by Kamelia Angelova,</i> Will Wei, and Alana Kakoyiannis.<p><i>StarTalk Radio is a podcast and</i> …

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NASA made an incredible 10-engine electric plane that takes off like a helicopter

But NASA has a lot more going on than futuristic space travel designs, and one recent test flight showed that the minds at NASA are still working on innovative designs for flight systems that operate in Earth's atmosphere.<p>The Greased Lightning 10, or GL10, is a remotely piloted, ten engine aircraft …

This 66-Year-Old Woman Is Suing All Gay People—Yes, All of Them

Grey Villet—The LIFE Picture Collection/Getty Images<p>Grey Villet—The LIFE Picture Collection/Getty Images<p>Grey Villet—The LIFE Picture Collection/Getty …

8 Things You Never Knew About Your Clit

Like that some clits are the size of a pickle. Like that.<p>We all think we know everything we need to know about our clitorises. They're awesome, stimulating, they're the primary way women have orgasms, and ...what else is there? The answer is: a lot. Here, Dr. Emily Nagoski, director of wellness …

What would you see in a black hole?

What would it be like to fly a spacecraft into a black hole? Marcus Woo investigates.<p>Something about a black hole just pulls you in. Sure, its gravity is so strong that not even light can elude its grasp. But, there's something else, something harder to pinpoint. Maybe it's a black hole's absolute …

NASA Has Trialled an Engine That Would Take Us to Mars in 10 Weeks

And may have inadvertently created a warp drive in the process.<p>NASA scientists have reported that they've successfully tested an engine called the …

Is NASA one step closer to warp drive?

Potentially good news for those who want to zip around our solar system, and beyond, at speeds approaching that of light -- and maybe even faster.<p>NASA, according to NASASpaceFlight.com, is quietly claiming to have successfully tested a revolutionary new means of space travel that could one day …

'Impossible' Space Engine May Actually Work, NASA Test Suggests

It's really starting to look as if an "impossible" space propulsion technology actually works.<p>Researchers at NASA's Johnson Space Center in Houston …

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No more dodging a bullet, as U.S. develops self-guided ammunition

<b>(CNN) —</b> You know the phrase "dodging a bullet"? Forget about it. Probably not going to happen anymore.<p>The U.S. military said this week it has made great progress in its effort to develop a self-steering bullet.<p>In February, the "smart bullets" -- .50-caliber projectiles equipped with optical sensors …

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Nasa's Curiosity rover finds water below surface of Mars

New measurements from the Gale crater contradict theories that the planet is too cold for liquid water to exist, but Mars still considered hostile to life<p>Mars has liquid water just below its surface, according to new measurements by Nasa’s Curiosity rover.<p>Until now, scientists had thought that …

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