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How fast could humans travel safely through space?

The current speed record has stood for 46 years. When will it be beaten, asks Adam Hadhazy.<p>We humans are obsessed with speed. Recent months, for instance, brought news that students in Germany have broken the record for the fastest accelerating electric car, and that the US Air Force plans to …


Swing Into The Weekend With Super Planet Smash

Yep, it's Friday, get ready to waste some time and feel fine doing it. Skip your next Facebook break and try out the addictive game Super Planet …

Expedition 39 Update: March 26, 2014

Three crew members headed to the International Space Station are safe and healthy as they continue on their journey to the orbiting outpost today.

New Dwarf Planet Found at Solar System's Edge, Hints at Possible Faraway 'Planet X'

Astronomers have found a new dwarf planet far beyond Pluto's orbit, suggesting that this distant realm contains millions of undiscovered objects — …

The Shocking Behavior of a Speedy Star

Neil deGrasse Tyson Ponders Life on a Planet with 3 Suns

The observation of unexpected chemicals in the planet-forming disk around a young star indicate that such disks may be more complicated than previously anticipated. Read more: