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NASA’s ambitious new effort to detect life on other planets | Kurzweil

A new program called NExSS will look for exoplanets that orbit other stars (illustration credit: NASA)<p>A new interdisciplinary research program from …

NASA: Humanity closer to reaching Mars

Humanity is as close as it as ever been to successfully putting a human being on Mars, according to the head of NASA.<p>“It is my firm belief that we …

NASA Confirms Extraterrestrial Life DOES Exist On Other Planets

Aliens really do exist! <br>That’s the amazing news that space boffins at NASA have confirmed this week. <br>The US space agency has spoken for the first …

The weirdest sites on earth seen from space: Sea weed farms, feeding fish and faces in the badlands... can you guess what these satellite images actually show?

• <b>Scattered across the globe are weird and wonderful man-made and natural structures that can be seen from above</b>• <b><br>They include lines in the desert,</b> …

Did NASA “Bomb” the Moon? Kinda

<b>There’s been a lot of criticism concerning the media’s ability to report science recently.</b> After all, what is “good” science reporting? The tabloid …

Star Wars, Tacos and Mice: Life Aboard the Space Station

Think you’re cool because you hosted a <i>Star Wars</i>-watching party on May 4, a date that is recognized as Star Wars Day? Well, you’re not as cool as you …

Space Science

8 Sci-Fi Wonders That Could Actually Be Built In Your Lifetime

<b>The future is closer than you think. Scientists predict that we could create these high-tech marvels within the century.</b><p>Instead of using rocket …

Three new planets have just been discovered by robots

Three planets have been discovered orbiting a star just 54 light years from Earth by robotic exoplanet hunters, tracing out the wobbles of stars over …

Universe

NASA's New Horizons probe beams back its first color image of Pluto

<b>(CNN) —</b> After more than nine years of traveling through the solar system, NASA's New Horizons spacecraft has sent back its first color image of Pluto.<p>The initial picture released on Tuesday shows a couple of orange-tinged blobs: Pluto and its largest moon, Charon.<p>But the probe will soon be beaming …

Dark Matter Map Reveals What Holds the Universe Together

We have known, for a long time that there was more to the universe than stars. In fact, the ability to remain on the earth, without falling off, …

Earth - When will we find aliens?

View image of How many Earth-like planets are out there? (credit: Detlev van Ravenswaay/SPL)<p>Chris McKay's quest for extraterrestrial life started in 1976, when Viking 1 and 2 landed on Mars. Touching down on Mars for the first time was a big deal, sure, but the then-first-year graduate student was …

Living on Other Planets: What Would It Be Like?

Have you ever wondered what it would be like to live on the moon? What about Mars, or Venus or Mercury? We sure have and that's why we decided to …

The Planet Mercury in Google Earth - Google Earth Blog

Google Earth has the built in option to switch to the Moon or Mars. We have looked at various ways to look at other planets in the past. Many of the …