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A Brief History of Everything, feat. Neil deGrasse Tyson

Neil deGrasse Tyson

A Trip Around the Solar System

Robotic probes launched by NASA, the European Space Agency (ESA), and others are gathering information all across the solar system. We currently have spacecraft in orbit around the Sun, Venus, Earth, Mars, a comet, and Saturn, and two operational rovers on Mars. Several others are on their way to …

Astronomy

Nasa reveals plans to produce breathable air on Mars

Science fiction came one step closer to becoming reality after scientists announced their plans to introduce oxygen to Mars’ atmosphere.<p>After sending …

Wet Planet: NASA Says Mars Once Held More Water Than Arctic Ocean

New maps of water in the atmosphere of Mars reveal that the Red Planet might once have had enough to cover up to a fifth of the planet, researchers say.<p>Further research to refine these maps could help guide the quest to identify underground reservoirs on Mars, the scientists added. A new NASA video …

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Hello Ceres! NASA spacecraft on first visit to dwarf planet

LOS ANGELES (AP) — After a nearly eight-year journey, a NASA spacecraft on Friday flawlessly slipped into orbit around Ceres in the first visit to a dwarf planet.<p>The robotic Dawn craft will circle the dwarf planet for more than a year, exploring its surface and unraveling its mysteries.<p>"It went …

Astronomy

A new habitable planet is discovered… and it’s only 20.5 light years away

Throw away your hybrid cars, stop recycling and waste more food…we now have an ‘habitable planet’ we can move to and abuse.<p>Admittedly, it is 20.5 …

NASA Probe Reaches Orbit Around Dwarf Planet

<b>Updated at 9:45 a.m. ET.</b><p>This morning, a plucky NASA spacecraft has entered the orbit of one of the oddest little worlds in our solar system.<p>Ceres is round like a planet, but really small. Its total surface would cover just a third of the United States.<p>It was discovered in 1801 by the Italian monk …

Astronomy

The Mystery of Flight 370 Haunts Families and Baffles Experts a Year After Its Disappearance

You can’t blame Jennifer Chong for being a nervous flyer.<p>Every time she boards a plane, the resident of Melbourne faces the inevitable walk past the …

Did NASA SOHO Satellite Spot UFO A Million Miles From Earth? See This Strange Shape In Space

A UFO researcher spotted an odd shape in a photo from the NASA SOHO satellite earlier this week, and a video that he posted to YouTube now has alien …

David Cameron: Britain could take Russia sanctions to 'whole different level'

David Cameron says that Russia has 'ripped up' the rule book and must be punished if it makes further incursions into Ukraine<p>Britain is prepared to take sanctions against Russia to a "whole different level" if Russian aggression intensifies in Ukraine, David Cameron has said.<p>In an interview with …

Nasa finds evidence of a vast ancient ocean on Mars

A huge primitive ocean covered one-fifth of the red planet’s surface, making it warm, wet and ideal for alien life to gain a foothold, scientists say<p>A massive ancient ocean once covered nearly half of the northern hemisphere of Mars making the planet a more promising place for alien life to have …

Spotted: A planet 10 times the size of Jupiter with four suns

Astronomers have discovered a massive planet with four suns only 125 light-years from Earth.<p>The planet is at least 10 times as big as Jupiter, and scientists say it probably has no actual surface to stand on. But if you could fly a spacecraft into its atmosphere and look up, you would see one …

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