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The Private Space Race Is Heating Up

Several different companies are working on different types of spacecraft that can take anyone into space (as long as you can afford the ticket price.)

NASA Thinks Life May Lurk Beneath Europa's Surface

Forget moonmen and those old “canals” on Mars, if you want to find life in our solar system, your best bet might be to set your sights beyond the asteroid belt to Jupiter’s moon Europa, which appears to be frozen stiff at first glance.<p>But appearances can be deceiving, and scientists now believe …

These programming skills will earn you the most money

<i>This post has been corrected</i><p>If you want to provoke an argument among computer programmers, ask them to pick their favorite coding language or framework. But even more contentious in an environment where engineers literally have agents, is which is the most lucrative.<p>Quora threads on the subject …

Kickstarter is going to the Moon in a new crowdfunded space mission

There's a new mission to the moon that's just getting off the ground in Britain, but it has a twist: You pay for it.<p>The British scientists behind the venture, called Lunar Mission One, want to raise a million dollars to send a robotic probe to the lunar South Pole, and they're relying on …

String theory may limit space brain threat

LEGIONS of disembodied brains floating in deep space threaten to undermine our understanding of the universe. New mathematical modelling suggests …