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The Space Plane NASA Wanted to Use to Build Solar Power Plants in Orbit

1970s space dreaming at its finest: The massive Star-Raker space plane would take carry solar power satellites into orbit.<p>At the height of the oil crisis in the 1970s, the US government considered building a network of 60 orbiting solar power stations that would beam energy down to Earth. Each …

Space Exploration
Virtual Reality

Two rumors about Darth Vader in future Star Wars films.

Alien abduction of married couple 'proven' by star map they drew claims statistician

Alien abduction claims made by a married couple 54 years ago, have been given new credence after it emerged a sketch of a star map they made closely …

Colin Trevorrow Star Wars 9 Comments Tease Scope Of The Galaxy

<i>Jurassic World</i> director <b>Colin Trevorrow</b> is out doing press for the home video release of the <i>Jurassic Park</i> sequel. Earlier today we wrote about his …

J.K. Rowling just revealed a treasure trove of details about Harry Potter's family history

According to a press release from, the site is undergoing a makeover that includes a new look and new content. The most important of which are new details about the Potter family.<p>Author J.K. Rowling has written an article delving into family's history. Dating back to their name's …

Harry Potter
Earth Science

The likeliest reasons why we haven’t contacted aliens are deeply unsettling

1/<p>Aliens 101: The Kardashev Scale & Fermi Paradox<p>Universal Pictures<p>Think about how far humanity has progressed in its short 200,000 years of …

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