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NASA Marks Hubble's 27th Birthday With New Image Of Two Spiral Galaxies Just 7,000 Light-Years Apart

April 24 would mark the 27th anniversary of the launch of the Hubble Space Telescope. To commemorate the event, astronomers at NASA and the European …

In A First, Gravitational Lens Reveals Magnified And Multiplied Images Of A Type 1a Supernova

Astronomers have, for the first time, detected a gravitationally lensed type 1a supernova — objects that always explode with the same brightness, and …

NASA's new "space fabric"

This is NASA's new "space fabric" in development at the Jet Propulsion Laboratory.<p>The metal textile is 3D printed in one piece yet can be easily …

The Stupefying Terror of Quantum Physics Gets an Installation

convivial project's 'The Probable Universe' tackles string theory, quantum mechanics, and the multiverse all at once.<p>Let’s face it, the laws of physics are weird. Advanced theoretical laws bring up questions about the very matter that makes up the universe, the possibility of other dimensions, and …

SpaceX Tests Falcon Rocket, Schedules New NASA Satellite Launch [VIDEO]

Aerospace giant SpaceX test fired its Falcon 9 rocket Thursday, ahead of an upcoming commercial communications satellite launch.<p>The rocket underwent …

10 things in tech you need to know today

<b>1. Instagram has cloned a key feature of Snapchat's.</b> It has introduced "Stories," which work just like the Snapchat feature with the same name.<p><b>2. Salesforce CEO Marc Benioff claims Oracle is "scrambling for growth."</b> Oracle recently spent $9.3 billion (£7 billion) to acquire NetSuite.<p><b>3. A bitcoin</b> …

Livestreaming

NASA and the author of ‘The Martian’ tell us exactly how we’ll get to Mars

In "The Martian," Matt Damon plays a NASA astronaut who's been stranded on Mars and has to figure out how to survive until the space agency can devise a daring plan to rescue him.<p>But Earth's first manned mission to Mars will share little resemblance to the hit film — not to mention the book it's …

Space Exploration

Could space research offer new hope for cancer patients?

The nano age and space age have converged in a partnership that could usher in a new era of hope for cancer patients.<p>Like the advent of modern anesthesia and its impact on surgical research in the 19th century, a major research project aboard the International Space Station for the newly-created …

Metastasis

Apple Leak Reveals 'Edgeless Display' New iPhone

The iPhone 7 is going to be a disappointment. That’s the conclusion many are drawing after credible leak after credible leak revealed a device that’s a minimal upgrade on the iPhone 6S. But there might just be a very good reason for this…<p>Following news from ever reliable KGI Securities analyst …

Mobile Technology

The Incredible Physics of the Hyperloop

There was lots of exciting news this week about the much-anticipated Hyperloop, a high-speed train that would be able to make the trip from San …

Can Quantum Physics Solve Time Travel's Most Famous Paradox?

Maybe you can go back in time and kill your grandfather.<p>If you have ever sat down and thought about time travel for even half a second, you have grappled with the Grandfather Paradox. Of the many mind-boggling questions raised by the specter of time travel, it is probably the most common. What …

Could A New Type Of Supernova Eliminate Dark Energy?

Every once in a while, some Earth-shattering discoveries come along that forever change our view of the Universe. Back in the late 1990s, observations of distant supernovae made it clear that the Universe wasn’t only expanding, but that distant galaxies were actually speeding up as they moved away …

Universe

NASA Wants to Build a Magnetic Force Field and a Deep Sleep Chamber For Astronauts on Mars

A self-assembling space habitat, a deep sleep chamber to shuttle astronauts on long journeys, and a protective magnetic force field are the latest …

Are We Alone? Scientists Discuss the Search for Life and Odds of E.T.

SALT LAKE CITY — What are the odds that alien life exists elsewhere in the universe? At a major physics meeting, experts talked about updates to …

NASA Releases Patents for Moon Dust Fuel, Bio-Gaming, and Laser Engines

We welcome any opportunity to use the phrases “acid-doped” or “vortex control.”<p>If you're looking for some inspiration for your newfangled spaceship concept—and aren't we all?—NASA has good news for you. The agency recently released 56 of its patents into the public domain as a part of its …

Engineering

How To Run Android Apps On Linux OS

Learn How To Run Android Apps On Linux OS Use this simple guide and easily run android apps right on your Linux.

Why does gravity move at the speed of light?

Newton thought it was instantaneous, but the story is much richer than that!<p><i>“The fact that gravitational damping is measured at all is a strong</i> …

SpaceX Has Finally Won a National Security Contract

SpaceX has been making good money sending all sorts of non-classified things into space, and has also been making some fantastic highlight reels of …

Japan says 'human error' to blame for loss of multi-million pound satellite studying black holes

Japan's space agency has admitted that human error was to blame for the failure of a £251 million satellite launched in February to study black holes and the origins of the universe.<p>The state-of-the-art satellite, named Hitomi, the Japanese word for eye, was designed to locate previously unknown …

European Space Agency Moves Ahead with Plans for 'Moon Village'

The European Space Agency is pressing forward in its plans to set up a permanent human outpost on the moon.<p>This envisioned "moon village," a product of international collaboration between spacefaring nations, will be a base for science, business, mining and even tourism, Johann-Dietrich Wörner, …

Space Exploration

ISRO to flight-test new generation reusable launch vehicle RLV-TD next month-end

The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) will flight test RLV-TD, a new generation reusable launch vehicle that can re-enter the atmosphere, …

How to Install A Custom Android Boot Animation

Learn How to Install A Custom Android Boot Animation you will know the two different methods of changing the boot animation of your android device.

Kepler spacecraft goes into emergency mode

NASA's planet-hunting Kepler probe has entered its lowest operational mode as NASA scientists try to determine what is wrong with it.<p>The Kepler space observatory has officially entered emergency mode, NASA has reported, which means planet-hunting operations are low priority while the terrestrial …

Universe

Now this is recycling: Watch SpaceX land a rocket on a rocking barge

Space rockets were the ultimate disposable, millions of dollars worth of expensive hardware just tossed away like a piece of Kleenex after doing …

Scientists find rare 3-star system with a hot Jupiter-like planet

Any notion that star systems are boring just got tossed out the window. Thanks to sharp images from the Kilodegree Extremely Little Telescope, researchers have discovered not just a rare three-star system, but one with a "hot Jupiter" -- a gas giant orbiting close to one of its stars. The oddball …

Buzz Aldrin’s plan for a permanent presence on Mars

Buzz Aldrin was the second man to walk on the Moon. Now the Nasa veteran, and trained engineer, is setting his sights on another part of our Solar System – Mars.<p>Buzz Aldrin’s passion is clear for all to see. It’s not the jeans, jacket or unexpected striped red braces, but on the T-shirt. Beneath …

Space Science