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Creative Nightscape and Astrophotography by Jaxson Pohlman

<b>Jaxson Pohlman</b> is a talented self-taught photographer and artist from Wichita, Kansas who currently lives and works in Chicago, Illinois. Spending …

23 Of The Oldest Color Photos Ever Taken

Here's what the world looked like in color, over 100 years ago.<p>In 1907, brothers Auguste and Louis Lumière made history by transforming the monochromatic world of photography into vibrant color with their new invention, the Autochrome Lumière.<p>In the years before this invention, color was usually …

12 Awesome Facts About Mars That Will Make You Love The Red Planet Even More

Can we go there already?<p>Humanity has sent dozens of probes and satellites to Mars over the decades. These plucky spacecraft have beamed back dazzling …

Cantina Talk: The Last Jedi Might Have Star Wars' Most Shocking Reveal Yet

Welcome back. We hope you all had fun celebrating the 40th anniversary of <i>Star Wars</i> last week. Did you commemorate it by re-watching <i>A New Hope</i>? Was …

Star Wars

NASA spacewalking suits in short supply, report finds

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — NASA's spacewalking suits are in short supply, and a replacement is still years away despite the nearly $200 million …

Artist Shares an Eye with Animals in Stunning Self-Portrait Pairings

In 2016, Flora Borsi captivated us with <i>Animeyed.</i> In the ongoing series of stunning self-portraits, the Hungarian artist cleverly pairs her visage with various animals. Since our discovery, Borsi has added more striking shots to this collection of unique animal self-portraits, culminating in an …

Art Exhibit by Yayoi Kusama at the Hirshhorn in DC: Pictures

25 Vintage Boy Names Worth Reviving

If you’re looking for a baby boy name that’s not all-the-rage right now, Nameberry has some suggestions with a vintage flair.<p>Since boy names tend to stay on the popularity lists longer than girls’ names, these examples are quite unusual in that most of them were in common use at one time but then …

This breathtaking sunset photo of a spaceship is a great example of perfect timing

If you need a break from whatever Earthly news is terrifying you today, might I suggest the stellar photo above? It’s even better in super high resolution — see for yourself. Click, breathe, and be awed.<p>This is a picture of the Orbital Cygnus spacecraft as it approached the International Space …

NASA's $3.26 billion Saturn mission is in a death spiral — here's what Cassini may discover before meeting its doom

The nuclear-powered robot— part of a $3.26 billion, three-decade-long effort — has orbited Saturn for nearly 13 years. But it's running dangerously low on fuel.<p>NASA doesn't want to risk crashing Cassini into any of Saturn's icy moons, since it could contaminate their hidden oceans. So the space …

Astronomy

The Books That Made Your Favorite Writers Want to Write

It’s a question that’s asked by interviewers all the time: how did you become a writer? It’s kind of a lob, and for many authors, the answer is …

The seven planets in orbit round a red dwarf star 39 light years away will provide valuable data about exoplanets and their atmospheres, but the latest data suggests that they are unlikely to be homely<p>Red dwarfs are thought to be the most common types of star, but all are dim. Even the red dwarf …

Astronomy

The American flags on the moon are disintegrating

The photos have stood the test of time: A spacesuit-clad Apollo astronaut stands proudly next to a red-white-and-blue American flag, his national trophy telling the lonely world "the United States was here."<p>Unfortunately, all six flags they planted from 1969 through 1972 haven't fared so …

2017 summer movie preview

To help you navigate the upcoming season's overwhelming movie lineup, The Globe presents its guide to five months' worth of sequels, reboots, would-be franchises – and even a few original concepts, too<p>No, this isn't a delayed April Fool's prank – we're barely a month into spring and it's already …

Star Wars: Episode IX to begin filming in July

We’re still waiting on a trailer for December’s <b>Star Wars: The Last Jedi</b> (although that will be rectified next weekend during <b>Star Wars Celebration</b>), …

FDA Opens Genetic Floodgates with 23andMe Decision - MIT Technology Review

Today, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration told gene-testing company 23andMe that it will be allowed to directly tell consumers whether their DNA …

Genetics

Chris Evans confirms Marvel exit; Robert Downey Jr to follow? Captain America says so!

As the would-he-would-he-not confusion about Chris Evans's exit from the Avengers comes to an end, with Captain America confirming his departure, he …

The Milky Way's Center Contains A Star Desert

There's a place in our galaxy where no new stars are born. In a paper for the Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, University of Tokyo …

What Does A Quantum Explosion Look Like?

No one knows–because neither the human eye or brain is equipped to see it. That’s where art comes in.<p>There’s an invisible world that operates all around us, but we can’t see it. It’s a world composed of particles smaller than an atom, like protons, neutrons, and electrons. The way in which it …

NASA Is Sending a Spacecraft To "Touch" the Sun

Coronal Mass Ejections (aka. solar flares) are a seriously hazardous thing. Whenever the Sun emits a burst of these charged particles, it can play …

50 Fictional Days Immortalized in Literature

Today is April 4th, the day on which George Orwell’s <i>1984</i> famously begins—in the year 1984, of course (a year that seems rather closer than usual …

Bad News, Humans: TRAPPIST-1 Is Not The Alien Paradise We Were Hoping For

(╯°□°)╯︵ ┻━┻<p>Our newly discovered 'sister solar system' - a seven-planet conga line orbiting an ultra-cool dwarf star called TRAPPIST-1 - has been …

Star Wars: Lucasfilm Announces Rogue One Sequel

Advertising [x]<p>by Chris Agar<p>– on<p>in Movie News<p><b>UPDATE: APRIL FOOLS!</b><p><i>Rogue One</i> represented something of a risk for Lucasfilm. Following the …

Star Wars

The Matrix is getting a reboot, Black Panther actor eyed for lead role

The Wachowski siblings are currently not involved<p>Warner Bros.’ sci-fi movie about a computer hacker who wakes up from a computer simulation and into the real world to join the fight against an army of advanced robots, <i>The Matrix,</i> is about to get a reboot, according to The Hollywood Reporter.<p>Michael …

Movies

Moon mission will test an anti-radiation vest for astronauts

For astronauts headed to Mars, the biggest threat might not be an unforgiving climate or dwindling supplies -- it could be gamma ray radiation that gradually wrecks their bodies. Explorers may soon have a way to shield themselves, though. StemRad has revealed that its AstroRad anti-radiation vest …

Space Exploration

NASA wants to put a giant shield around Mars so we can live there, and we're cool with this

In Washington, D.C., NASA headquarters recently hosted the Planetary Science Vision 2050 Workshop. Here scientists discussed ambitious space travel …

Magnetism

NASA Just Released a Bunch of Its Software For Free

Here's what's worth downloading.<p>NASA has just released its 2017-2018 software catalogue, and everything is available for free download, without any …

9 apocalyptic movies to get you in the mood for 'Logan'

Hugh Jackman and Patrick Stewart's latest <i>X-Men</i> romp <i>Logan</i> is about as far from conventional superhero fare as it gets. It's a Western, a road movie, a …

Mad Max

The trailer for ‘Solo: A Star Wars Story’ is finally here

The Han Solo movie is the second <i>Star Wars</i> anthology film, following the standalone prequel <i>Rogue One: A Star Wars Story</i>. Taking place between Episode …

This official "Star Wars" poster combines all three trilogies and it might be the *best* "Star Wars" poster ever

Get ready to have your mind blown. <i>Star Wars</i> Celebration is coming up this April and the new poster combining all of your favorite <i>Star Wars</i> characters …