Melissa Triana

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Extreme Ultraviolet Image of a Significant Solar Flare

NASA's Solar Dynamics Observatory captured this extreme ultraviolet image of a significant solar flare on Oct. 19, 2014.

Comet makes rare close pass by Mars as spacecraft watch | Reuters

NEW YORK (Reuters) - A comet from the outer reaches of the solar system on Sunday made a rare, close pass by Mars where a fleet of robotic science probes were poised for studies.<p>Comet C/2013 A1, also known as Siding Spring, is seen before and after filtering as captured by Wide Field Camera 3 on …

What if We Lived on the Moon?

Who Owns the Moon? (Op-Ed)

<i>This article was originally published at The Conversation. The publication contributed the article to Space.com's</i> Expert Voices: Op-Ed & …

This Revolutionary New Reactor Could Change Civilization As We Know It

<b>The news:</b> For years, nuclear fusion has been the holy grail of alternative energy: Unlike fission, which splits atoms to create energy, fusion is the …

Energy

This Thursday, See A Partial Solar Eclipse At Sunset

If you're in Northern Canada, you'll get the best view.<p>This Thursday afternoon, most of North America will be treated to a partial solar eclipse. If the weather holds, the most dramatic presentation of the eclipse can be seen near Prince of Wales Island in Canada’s Nunavut territory, where 81 …

New seafloor map reveals thousands of seamounts

A new global map of the ocean, made with satellite data, reveals thousands of previously uncharted seamounts.<p>Vast unexplored areas of the ocean have …

Researcher finds a way to mimic curves in space-time

Here on Earth, it's rather difficult to replicate curved space-time -- to get that kind of effect in nature, you'd have to get uncomfortably close to black holes and other distant space objects. However, researcher Nikodem Szpak may have found a way to simulate that bend without facing oblivion. …

Inside The Spotify – Echo Nest Skunkworks

They call it Truffle Pig, and it’s ProTools for playlists. Punch in parameters like “danceability”, date ranges, or emotions and Truffle Pig spits out a set of top jams that would fit your “Lovesick 90s Party Starters” playlist.<p>Truffle Pig is just one of the new musical inventions dreamed up at the …