Brrock Mott

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Astronaut: Trump's plan for the space station a huge mistake

<b>(CNN) —</b> Donald Trump's administration is floating a proposal to return to the moon -- and to shut down the International Space Station to help pay for it.<p>The first part of this idea is good. The second is horrible. If enacted, it could well spell the end of NASA's human spaceflight for the …

Space Exploration

'Time traveller' who claims he was born in 2043 reveals when 'fast and brutal' World War Three will happen and which countries will be involved

A time traveller from the future claims he has 'come back in time' to warn us about the future for Donald Trump and 'when World War Three is going to …

The Best Sex Positions For When You Don't Want To Take Your Clothes Off

When we think about sex, we typically think of getting naked AF, rolling around, maybe introducing some toys to the equation, and, ideally, some …

Here's what will happen to the Tesla that SpaceX shot into space

The Tesla Roadster that rode SpaceX's Falcon Heavy rocket into space Tuesday afternoon seems poised to overshoot its mark, with company CEO Elon Musk tweeting a diagram showing that the car's current trajectory will take it beyond Mars and into the asteroid belt in its planned orbit around the …

Space

Japanese Astronaut Concerned After Growing 3.5 Inches Taller in Three Weeks [Update: He Was Wrong]

<b>Update: January 10, 8:20 am EDT</b>: According to new reports, Kanai either fabricated this story, “mis-measured” himself, or it was all a joke that …

NASA is going back to the moon — if it can figure out how to get there

NASA is going back to the moon — somehow, someway. The White House has ordered the agency to put American boots back on the lunar surface. The major unknowns at this point include the when, how, scale of the operation and cost. Also unclear is what exactly NASA would accomplish with such a mission …

Space Exploration

I Miss TSA PreCheck... A Lot

TSA PreCheck is arguably the only thing the TSA ever got right… something that actually <i>improves</i> the travel experience for passengers? Shocking! TSA …

Goodbye, Saturn — It Was Nice Seeing You

The Cassini spacecraft brought the planet, its rings and its moons into stunning view.<p>Just six months after the Cassini spacecraft arrived at Saturn, …

Conor McGregor Vs. Floyd Mayweather Live Stream: How To Watch The Mayweather Vs. McGregor Fight

The Floyd Mayweather vs Conor McGregor fight is as must see as it gets!<p>An undefeated boxer squaring off against a rising UFC phenom? The Saturday …

Birthplace of free speech movement braces for possible fight

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The California city that birthed the American free speech movement is preparing for potential clashes even though the person …

Rights & Freedoms

Finish Off Your Summer With a Scream by Watching These 35 Horror Movies on Netflix

Every month, Netflix welcomes a bunch of new titles and tosses out even more, but one thing remains the same: it always has an incredible treasure trove of terrifying horror movies. This Summer has featured some pretty great titles, so there's no better time to hunker down in the safety of your …

Voyager 40th anniversary: Tracing an epic journey of discovery

The rare alignment<p>The Voyager dream began in the early 1960s, when aerospace engineer Gary Flandro discovered a rare planetary alignment would occur …

NASA's Idea For A Space Station In Lunar Orbit Takes Humanity Nowhere

With the end of the space shuttle program and the planned decommissioning of the International Space Station on the horizon, NASA is strongly debating what its next steps for human spaceflight will be. The Obama-era plans of asteroid redirection and capture appear to be disfavored, paving the way …

Space Exploration

NASA’s Cassini spacecraft is about to attempt something truly insane

NASA’s Cassini spacecraft has been hanging out in space for two decades, with well over a decade of that time spent exploring the space around …

Astronomy

SpaceX's SES-10 Launch Wasn't Just Successful -- It Looked Amazing

SpaceX just released a spectacular photo series documenting its historic SES-10 launch on March 30. Elon Musk’s ambitious project employed the first …

NASA Captures Amazing Shots of Jupiter

We don’t hear much about the planet Jupiter. But the that’s mainly because it’s so far away and it’s a gas giant. However, NASA has just recently …

Astronomy

One Stellar Watch

Inspired by cosmology, the UNIVERSE concept watch is unrivaled in depth and beauty. Both components that make the watch work and those crafted to …

Why the Dwarf Planet Ceres is So Fascinating

Dwarf Planet

A gigantic ring of galaxies could force physicists to rethink gravity as we know it

Scientists have discovered that a gigantic ring of galaxies stretching 10 million light-years wide is speeding away from our own galaxy so fast, our current physics models can't explain it.<p>Describing the structure as expanding rapidly like a "mini Big Bang", the team thinks it was formed by a …

Pluto’s Defenders Prepare to Fight for Its Planethood (Again)

What is a planet? Prior to August 24, 2006, the answer was simple, vague, but generally agreed-upon: large, round-ish, orbiting a star, perhaps. Most …

New Evidence for the Strange Idea that the Universe Is a Hologram - Facts So Romantic

One of the great mysteries of modern cosmology is how our universe can be so thermally uniform—the vast cosmos is filled with the lingering heat of …

Universe

Elon Musk Has a New Timeline for Humans Living on Mars

Reaching the Red Planet<p>Do we really need to explore Mars? According to tech innovator Elon Musk, it’s not just a choice we have to make, it’s a …

The Strangest Moon In The Solar System

In 1671, Giovanni Cassini gazed through a telescope at Saturn, and discovered a number of incredible wonders: the famed gap in its rings, detailed band structures in its atmosphere, and a number of moons. The second Saturnian moon ever discovered — Iapetus — was immediately caught doing something …

Astronomy

Have We Already Discovered the First Habitable Exoplanet?

<b>An Alien World</b><p>About 14 light-years away from Earth, a small red dwarf star only a quarter the size of the Sun sheds a gloomy, crimson radiance on its …

In The Next 5 Billion Years, The Sun Will Expand 100 Times Over – Destroying All Life On Earth

A newly discovered star sheds light on how ours will evolve.<p>In the next five billion years, the sun will expand to one hundred times its current …

NASA Needs Your Help Making It Easier to Poop in Space

In space, completing simple actions like clipping your nails, washing your hair, and crying can be a challenge. Pooping presents an especially pesky …

Environmental Health

The Universe Could Be One Giant Alien Claims Scientist

Are we living inside an alien?<p>A scientist has put forward the extraordinary idea that one of the reasons we haven’t found alien life yet is because …

Dark Matter

This Science Fiction Picture Book Will Make Your Kids Want to Colonize Mars

The way things are going here on Earth, we’re going to need to colonize Mars soon. A new hard science fiction picture book (how often do we hear <i>those</i> …

Thousands of Catalan separatists protest against government's legal challenges

Thousands of Catalan separatists gathered in Barcelona on Sunday to protest against a series of legal challenges made by Spain’s government against pro-independence Catalan politicians.<p>Several of Catalonia’s lawmakers are facing court cases sought by the Spanish government for having staged a …

Europe

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