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How to Get Lots of Protein as a Vegan

<i>And no, it doesn't involve eating a daily block of tofu.</i><p>At some point or another, every vegan will be asked what he or she does for protein. It’s a fact of life, as inevitable as daylight savings or taxes. It doesn’t tend to be a popular question among vegans, mostly because we get tired of …

11 Science Photos From This Week That Will Fill You With Awe

Mars drones, a new anglerfish, and more!

Space

Incredible Photo Captures The 'Dark Side' Of The Moon

It's a regular celestial event witnessed from an entirely different perspective, and it sure is mesmerizing.<p>Last month, the Deep Space Climate Observatory (DSCOVR) captured a series of test photos with its Earth Polychromatic Imaging Camera. From its lofty perch 1 million miles from Earth, EPIC …

Imaging

Pluto pictures: Nasa reveals first high-resolution images of surface

Mission culminates in images of former ninth planet that show mountain ranges of ice and suggest surface has recently been ‘paved over’ by geological activity<p>For 85 years, it was little more than a featureless grey blob on classroom maps of the solar system. On Wednesday night, Pluto was revealed …

Solar System

Zooming In On Pluto And Its Moons

The latest and greatest images from the New Horizons mission<p>A manmade spacecraft will fly by Pluto for the first time ever on July 14. As it speeds through the Pluto system at 35,000 miles per hour, the New Horizons spacecraft will send back the first closeups of the former planet and its moons. …

Solar System

This black hole outgrew its galaxy

Astronomers have discovered a gigantic black hole – among the most massive black holes ever found – inside a normal-sized galaxy.<p>Astronomers have …

With NASA's New Horizons, it's finally Pluto's time to shine

We're all on the cusp of something big.<p>For the first time in history, a spacecraft will be able to see the possible cliffs and crags of Pluto up …

NASA's New Horizons two weeks from historic Pluto flyby

Jun 30, 2015 6:16 PM EDT SciTech<p>By William Harwood / CBS News<p>NASA's New Horizons probe, now just 10 million miles from Pluto and 14 days from a …

We’re so close to seeing Pluto it hurts

This new GIF from NASA cuts deep<p>Look at this GIF that NASA just released:<p>Watch Pluto slowly spin and increasingly come into focus while Charon, one of the dwarf planet's moons, dances in orbit. While you're staring, think about the nine-year-long journey through space that New Horizons — a …

Space

Tonight, Jupiter and Venus meet in a summer sky

It's been a slow summer dance as Venus and Jupiter have sidled up to one another over the month of June, but tonight is the night of the big rendezvous: Conjunction, when the two planets will appear close enough in the night sky to kiss.<p>Amateur astronomers will be pulling out their telescopes, but …

Geomagnetic storm strikes. Awesome auroras!

Storms on the sun sent giant plasma clouds across space, which interacted with Earth’s magnetic field. See photos of this week’s fabulous displays of …

Astronomy

Earth seen from International Space Station – timelapse video

Watch a collection of stunning timelapses from the International Space Station, as made by film-maker Dmitry Pisank, using images and video courtesy of the Earth Science and Remote Sensing Unit, Nasa Johnson Space Centre. Visit The Gateway to Astronaut Photography of Earth for more images and video …

Space
Astronomy

Week's Best Space Pictures: A Satellite Burns Up

In the latest images of our universe, stars collide and a satellite goes up in smoke.<p>Feed your need for heavenly views of the universe with our picks of the most awe-inspiring space pictures. This week, researchers discover a supermassive black hole throwing a 50-million-year long tantrum and NASA …