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NASA Eyes Mission to Jupiter's Ice Ocean Moon

The king of planets swings into view, as destination mission starts.<p>Jupiter's mysterious moon Europa, famed for its role in <i>2001: A Space Odyssey</i>, may soon host an intense search for life.<p>The White House this week presented a 2016 U.S. budget that includes $30 million in funding for the development …

Could a wormhole in our galaxy take us to another UNIVERSE?

Could a wormhole in our galaxy take us to another UNIVERSE? Interstellar-style 'space time tunnel' may exist in the Milky Way<p><b>If a wormhole exists, it</b> …

Beagle 2 spacecraft found intact on surface of Mars after 11 years

So near and yet so far. New images show that the UK’s Beagle 2 successfully landed on the surface of Mars in 2003 but failed to fully deploy its solar panels. Without these, it could not communicate with Earth and scientists lost contact.<p>The discovery images come from the HiRISE camera on Nasa’s …

Space Science

Goldilocks planet: Deep in space, we may have found our 'twin’

The discovery of an Earth-like planet raises the question: are aliens also looking at us?<p>The starry sky is now far more fascinating to us than it ever was to our forebears. Stars may seem just points of light, but we’ve learnt recently that most are orbited by retinues of planets, just as our Sun …

Drone footage of New York looks like the intro to a Grand Theft Auto game

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Grand Theft Auto

Sea Ghost! Scientists Spot Deepest Living Fish in Mariana Trench

Researchers say they have spotted the deepest living fish ever found — a sea ghost of a snailfish that floated past their video camera at a depth of 26,716 feet (8,143 meters) in the Mariana Trench.<p>The expedition team, led by University of Hawaii marine scientists Jeff Drazen and Patty Fryer, say …

NASA Envisions A Cloud City Above Hellish Surface Of Venus

Now if only we can get Lando Calrissian to spearhead the project<p>The planet Venus, named for the Roman goddess of Love, certainly wouldn’t be a very loving place to live. On the surface, Venus hosts scorching temperatures of more than 800 degrees Fahrenheit, a heat capable of melting lead, as well …

Galaxy’s guardians make the case: upgrade Pluto back to planet-size!

<b>Age:</b> 4.6bn years old.<p><b>Appearance:</b> Slightly different to its appearance last week.<p><b>You know, I thought that too. Has it had its hair done?</b> No, not that, you idiot. Between you and me I think it might look a little more, well ... planet-y than usual.<p><b>Surely that can’t be the case. We’ve been through</b> …

NASA Spacecraft Reaches Neptune on Its Way to Pluto

NASA’s Pluto-bound spacecraft has reached Neptune, officials said Monday.<p>Passing through Neptune’s orbit is the last major crossing before the …

Space

Siberian Discovery Suggests Almost All Dinosaurs Were Feathered

Jurassic fossils may mean that feathers were all in the family.<p>Almost all dinosaurs were probably covered in feathers, Siberian fossils of a tufted, two-legged running dinosaur dating from roughly 160 million years ago suggest.<p>Over the past two decades, discoveries in China have produced at least …

The 9 Fiercest Modern Car Rivalries

Great cars and trucks will never go unchallenged. Here are nine fierce rivalries between some of the best modern production automobiles today.<p>Great cars and trucks will never go unchallenged. Here are nine fierce rivalries between some of the best modern production automobiles today.

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BMW reimagines the USS John C. Stennis as an M4 playground

M4's new turbo six obviates the need for the steam catapult.<p>Never mind something as pedestrian as an actual racetrack <i>on land</i>. In its new promo video, BMW digitally turns the flight deck of the USS John C. Stennis (CVN 74) into an imaginary at-sea playground for the M4. Great for lurid drifts, not …

Military

The 100 Biggest Gaming YouTube Channels Now Bring In 3.5 Billion Views A Month

There’s no disputing what genre of videos has the largest presence on YouTube these days. According to data from Tubefilter, the 100 largest gaming channels on the video site now bring in 3.5 billion views a month. To put that in perspective, the 100 biggest channels period on YouTube have 8 …

Samsung plots to beat iPhone 6 with high-end Galaxy F

All is fair in love, war, and smartphone launch dates!<p>According to a new report, Samsung is rushing ahead with its Samsung Galaxy F smartphone in …

Phones

Samsung's Occulus Headset Sounds Like a Modern Day View-Master

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>Samsung is making a virtual reality headset with the help of Oculus Rift. According to a report from …

Top 10 New Species Announced

Scientists from the International Institute for Species Exploration at SUNY just announced the top 10 species discovered during the past year.<p>A committee of taxonomists and experts from around the globe selected the winners from among the approximately 18,000 new species named during the past year. …

27 Things You Should Never, Ever Do In An Elevator

If the recent Solange/Jay Z fight has taught us anything, it's that elevators are just weird.<p>Think about it. You're riding in a metal box with strangers. Someone's always watching. There are unspoken rules. If you consider what you're actually doing for more than a second, it becomes terrifying. …

Mars One Pares Down Its List of Red Planet Settlers to 705

Mars One has trimmed its list of prospects for one-way trips to Mars by a third, going from a pool of 1,058 candidates to 705.<p>More than 350 hopefuls were eliminated due to medical or personal reasons, the Dutch-based venture said Monday in a news release.<p>Candidates had been required to turn in a …

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