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How Sci-fi Ships...

<b>The Fastest Ship in the Universe: How Sci-fi Ships Stack Up</b><p>From the Millennium Falcon to the USS Enterprise, science fiction has shown us a vast …

Science Fiction

The most luminous distant galaxy ever found shelters universe's first stars

Astronomers have found what looks like some of the very first stars ever formed in the universe, forged from hydrogen created in the Big Bang.<p>Such …

Watch drones fight crime in the City of Cape Town

The City of Cape Town recently tested the use of <b>surveillance drones in a police bust</b>, using the remote-controlled devices to track and observe …

Cape Town

NASA finds distant galaxy shining as bright as 300 trillion suns

Ever tried looking at the sun with your bare eyes? Too bright, right? Now imagine looking at something with the brightness of 300 <i>trillion</i> suns. That's how intense "the most luminous galaxy found to date" is, so much so that NASA has created a new classification for it and the 19 other similar …

Supersonic Decelerator Gets a Lift to Prepare for Launch – LDSD 2015 Launch Status Updates

NASA teams are continuing preparations for the Low-Density Supersonic Decelerator (LDSD) test off the coast of Hawaii June 2-12. This week the team …

Space Science

Now THAT is a super moon! Image made of 32,000 photographs shows pockmarked lunar surface in brilliant detail

• <b>Polish photographer Bartosz Wojczyski took the images over half an hour from his balcony Piekary Iskie, Poland</b>• <b><br>He spent six hours stitching together</b> …

Astronomy