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How fast could humans travel safely through space?

The current speed record has stood for 46 years. When will it be beaten, asks Adam Hadhazy.<p>We humans are obsessed with speed. Recent months, for instance, brought news that students in Germany have broken the record for the fastest accelerating electric car, and that the US Air Force plans to …

Scientists discover the most Earth-like planet ever found outside our solar system

<b>The artist's concept depicts Kepler-186f , the first validated Earth-size planet to orbit a distant star in the habitable zone. (NASA Ames/SETI Institute/JPL-Caltech)</b><p>The planet, Kepler 452b, is likely rocky and orbits in its star’s habitable zone where liquid water can exist<p>Lee Billings<p>July 24, …

Planetary Habitability

Earth 2.0: Nasa says scientists have found 'closest twin' outside solar system

Using four years’ worth of data from the Kepler space telescope, researchers announce the new exoplanet along with 12 possible ‘habitable’ others<p>Scientists on the hunt for extraterrestrial life have discovered “the closest twin to Earth” outside the solar system, Nasa announced on Thursday.<p>Working …

Aliens

NASA's Kepler spacecraft finds Earth's cousin

Earth 2.0<p>NASA's exoplanet-hunting Kepler spacecraft has spotted another Earth-like world. The space agency today announced the discovery of Kepler-452b, the smallest planet we've found yet orbiting inside a star's habitable zone — the places around a sun where it’s warm enough for liquid surface …

The Big Picture: NASA unveils best Pluto image yet (updated)

Anxious to see the closest shot of Pluto ever? NASA is set to release high res photos soon, but in the meantime, the space agency has posted a "love note back to Earth" with a low-res Instagram image. That marks the first time the agency has given a social network first dibs on a major image, …

Serena Williams, Tennis Stars Discuss Body Image in New York Times Interview

Female athletics have risen to the forefront lately with the United States women's soccer team winning a World Cup and Serena Williams putting together another great run at Wimbledon.<p>Williams, along with many of her fellow female tennis players, discussed some of the personal and professional …

Novak Djokovic beats Roger Federer to win Wimbledon 2015 final: as it happened

World No 1 Novak Djokovic produces brilliant display to beat Roger Federer 7-6, 6-7, 6-4, 6-3 and become Wimbledon champion again<p><b>• Novak Djokovic beat Roger Federer 7-6, 6-7, 6-4, 6-3</b><p>Latest<p><b>18.02</b><p>Djokovic gives some love to what is rather unlikely to be his last Wimbledon trophy - he's the first to …

Andy Murray vs Roger Federer: Five things we learnt

Wimbledon 2015: Having the crowd on his side could not disguise that Murray's biggest frailties remain as he falls to straight-sets 7-5, 7-5, 6-4 defeat<p>Murray’s biggest frailties remain<p>Despite his resurgence in 2015, despite all the improvements made, at key moments the old Achilles’ heel still let …

Dazzling Federer sets up prime time repeat with Djokovic

LONDON (Reuters) - The problem with addictive TV box sets is that when the credits roll on the final episode it leaves a void.<p>Roger Federer of Switzerland celebrates after winning his match against Andy Murray of Britain at the Wimbledon Tennis Championships in London, July 10, 2015. …