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Astronomers find half of the missing matter in the universe

It is one of cosmology’s more perplexing problems: that up to 90% of the ordinary matter in the universe appears to have gone missing.<p>Now astronomers have detected about half of this missing content for the first time, in a discovery that could resolve a long-standing paradox.<p>The conundrum first …

Dark Matter

NASA Is Running Out of The Most Precious Ingredient Needed For Future Space Missions

Houston, we really do have a problem.<p>Classroom models lie - our Solar System isn't a bunch of bright, closely nestled orbs.<p>Instead, other planets are …

Solar Panels

House-sized asteroid will just barely miss striking Earth

A house-sized asteroid hurtling through space is expected to just barely shave past Earth this week, according to experts.<p>The space rock, dubbed 2012 …

Predicting studs and duds for NFL Week 6

Oct 1, 2017; Denver, CO, USA; Denver Broncos running back C.J. Anderson (22) runs the ball in the third quarter against the Oakland Raiders at Sports …

NASA recorded the International Space Station flying in front of the solar eclipse

As the moon sneaked in front of the sun during Monday's total solar eclipse, a NASA photographer captured a once-in-a-lifetime sight.<p>Joel Kowsky, one of the space agency's photo editors, was near Banner, Wyoming, to watch the solar eclipse when he photographed the International Space Station …

Space

World's fastest-swirling vortex simulates the Big Bang

Faster than a tornado, speedier than the giant storm swirling on Jupiter — it's the world's fastest-swirling vortex, which scientists have created in a primordial soup of gluey particles meant to re-create the Big Bang.<p>The swirling particle soup rotates at head-snapping speeds — many times faster …

Elon Musk’s Space X And Richard Branson’s Virgin Will Use The Moon Colony As A Stepping Stone [Opinion]

Elon Musk and Richard Branson are reaching for the stars, but they will start with the Moon. It seems that the Moon is being equipped with cell phone …

Eminem Selling Michigan Mansion for Less Than Half of What He Paid

Poor <b>Eminem</b> (aka <b>Marshall Mathers</b>). Although Rolling Stone magazine declared him one of the top 100 artists of all time, he hasn't been as fortunate …

Real Estate

NASA's Cassini spacecraft finds molecules that may be the building blocks of life, on Titan- Technology News, Firstpost

Cassini in front of Titan. Image: NASA.<p>NASA's <b>Cassini spacecraft</b> has sniffed out a particular type of negatively charged molecule on the hazy …

There's Growing Evidence That Pluto's Largest Moon Had a Massive Ocean

Pluto’s moon Charon is the best sidekick a dwarf planet could hope for: unwavering in its loyalty, content to be a minor character in somebody else’s …

Survive on this planet and you could live to be 150,000

Forget the Iron Islands from "Game of Thrones." If you're looking for some truly desolate corners of our non-fiction universe, there are two bizarre iron <i>planets</i> you should know about.<p>While winters in Westeros can last a long time, the years fly by on EPIC 228813918 b. Because the exoplanet orbits …

Gigantic 'alien megastructures' built by an advanced civilisation could be orbiting dozens of nearby stars, boffin says

The world was electrified last year when it was suggested that scientists had spotted an “alien megastructure” orbiting a distant star.<p>Now a space boffin has suggested huge extraterrestrial constructions could be relatively easy to spot, so long as we look in the right place using the correct tools.<p>…

Astronomers just discovered something awesome about the most Earth-like planet ever found

Do you like Earth? Yeah, it’s pretty neat, huh? Well despite living on a planet as awesome as our own, astronomers are super eager to find more …

We're About to See Our First-Ever Black Hole

Most galaxies contain a supermassive black hole at the center. There’s a lot we don’t know them, even our own in the Milky Way, Sagittarius A*). But …

Scientists make unique discovery: Ammonia detected in Earth's atmosphere above India and China - IBTimes India

Ammonia can be a boon for scientists as it may help in predicting climate change and can be used for climate evaluating models.<p>A new study has …

Was Einstein wrong? Controversial theory claims the speed of light is not a constant

A potentially divisive theory suggests Einstein may have been wrong to say the speed of light is a constant – and the claims could soon be tested …

Ice deposit on Mars holds as much water as Lake Superior, researchers say

An ice deposit with as much frozen water as the volume of Lake Superior has been found on Mars in a region astronauts may some day call home.<p>Using …

High-Speed Electrons Have Been Spotted Outside Earth's Magnetic Field, And NASA Can't Explain It

So fast, they break current physics models.<p>In the region of space just outside Earth’s magnetic field, NASA has detected electrons that are being …

Why NASA May Ferry the First Cosmonaut to the Moon

The big space agencies are planning their next project together—a human outpost that orbits the moon.<p>Half a century after the US and the USSR raced to the Moon, a Russian cosmonaut might make it to the moon on American hardware. She might find herself looking down at the lunar surface a few hundred …

Mysterious x-rays are streaming our way from Pluto, and no one knows why

X-rays appear to be trickling away from Pluto, even though the dwarf planet has no obvious way of making the high-energy photons, a new study reports.<p>Given what researchers have learned about Pluto since the New Horizons spacecraft flew by in 2015, the discovery is surprising. For many planets and …

X-rays

Aliens on Mars: NASA Captures Mysterious 'Ancient City' on the Red Planet

UFO enthusiasts are claiming that a proof that alien life has existed in the red planet is once again in one of NASA's official photos.<p>According to …

Could Dust Storms Wreak Havoc on Future Mars Missions?

As the Southeast braces for the monstrosity that is Hurricane Matthew, Mars is bracing for a different kind of storm: a global dust storm. And like …

Saturn's Moon Dione Has a Liquid Subsurface Ocean, Too

Move over, Titan and Enceladus: you’re not the only moons orbiting Saturn to possess a subsurface ocean. Dione is not the most popular rock in the …

San Francisco 49ers finally close to starting Colin Kaepernick

After a fourth straight loss Thursday night, and an extended time before their next game, now is the moment for the San Francisco 49ers to make a …

European spacecraft prepares to drop a robot lander on Mars in search for alien life

A European spacecraft nearing the end of its journey to Mars is ready to send a lander to the surface of the Red Planet.<p>Time-saved command signals …

Felon Was Paroled 14 Days Before Cops Say He Killed Dwyane Wade’s Cousin, Nykea Aldridge

Derren Sorrells was let out of prison three years early—right before he allegedly shot NBA star Dwyane Wade’s cousin Nykea Aldridge in Chicago.<p>Two …

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How NASA makes sure we don't contaminate the Solar System

Protecting the interplanetary wilderness<p>So you want to explore the Solar System? You’re going to need to clean your spacecraft first. Any missions that NASA sends to other worlds nearby have to adhere to something called planetary protection. It’s the rule of preventing "harmful contamination" of …

Ask Ethan: How Do We Know The Universe Is 13.8 Billion Years Old?

You’ve heard the story before: the Universe began with the Big Bang 13.8 billion years ago, and formed atoms, stars, galaxies, and eventually planets with the right ingredients for life. Looking at distant locations in the Universe is also looking back in time, and somehow, through the power of …

If you think millionaire athlete Colin Kaepernick is too rich to protest, you don’t understand activism

You don’t understand racism, either.<p>At the San Francisco 49ers’ Friday preseason game against the Green Bay Packers, quarterback Colin Kaepernick sat down during the national anthem in what he later explained was a protest against racial injustice.<p>“I am not going to stand up to show pride in a flag …

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