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China develops new rocket for manned moon mission

First launch of Long March-9 will take place around 2028, Chinese state media reports<p>China is developing a huge rocket that will be used for its first manned mission to the moon, state media said Monday, underscoring Beijing's increasingly ambitious space programme.<p>The first launch of the Long …

ASUS Republic Of Gamers G20 Compact PC Review

It’s an argument that’s become increasingly truthful as the years go by: When it comes to PC gaming, size rarely matters. Look no further than the insanely powerful Falcon Northwest’s Tiki-Z as concrete proof of that. ASUS is the latest to jump into the small form factor pool with the Republic of …

5 Ways Einstein Was a Regular Guy

A new, free digital archive of his personal papers reveals what we all share with the 20th century's greatest mind.<p>Life isn't always easy, even when you're a genius. But what else do you have in common with Albert Einstein?<p>A free archive of the famed physicist's writings released on Friday might …

UK researchers set out goals for Lunar Mission One

<b>Scientists have set out the detailed scientific goals of a proposed UK-led mission to the Moon.</b><p>Its principal aim is to survey the Lunar South pole to learn more about the geology of the Moon and see if a human base can be set up in the future.<p>It will also drill 100 metres below the surface and also …

NASA's Pluto-Bound Spacecraft Has Awakened

Launched in 2006, New Horizons will awaken this weekend and approach Pluto in the spring and summer of 2015.<p><b>Update, January 29:</b> The countdown to New Horizon's approach is officially on, with the craft already taking pictures for its closest approach in July. There's a counter on NASA's page if you …

Solar System

The Dirt on Dirt: 5 Things You Should Know About Soil

It's World Soil Day: why our life depends on it.<p>We walk on it every day. Get it under our fingernails. Track it into the house. But do we really appreciate the vital role soil plays—not just in the environment, but in human health?<p>The United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization is giving soil …

Starry Oregon Skies Sparkle in Breathtaking Milky Way Photo Series

Ben Coffman spends his nights capturing the starry skies of Oregon, and the results are astonishing. The Portland-based photographer frequents Crater Lake and other iconic Oregon vistas during odd hours to achieve awe-inspiring, long-exposure shots showcasing the Milky Way.<p>The effortless natural …

Natural Beauty