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NASA releases stunning time-lapse video showing an entire year on Earth as seen from space

Mother Earth is a beautiful woman, there is no doubt about that.<p>And NASA's Polychromatic Imaging Camera, better known as EPIC, has captured some stunning footage of a full year on earth that highlights her beauty to a tee.<p>EPIC, which was placed approximately one million miles between the sun and …

Time-lapse Photography

Supermoon Total Lunar Eclipse: A Complete Viewing Guide for Skywatchers

What can observers expect to see happen during a lunar eclipse? Check out our guide to learn about the different phases of this celestial event.<p>No …

The complete astronomy guide of what to see during tomorrow night's rare lunar eclipse

There is a rare total lunar eclipse on Sunday night that won't happen again until 2033. Learn more about how to watch here.<p>So while you're looking up enjoying the view, we wanted to tell you about some of the other spectacular sights that will be out that night.<p>Especially because when the moon is …

'Blood Moons' Explained: What Causes a Lunar Eclipse Tetrad? (Infographic)

<b>Editor's note:</b> To find out more about the rare supermoon lunar eclipse of Sept. 27-28 and how to see it, visit: <b>Supermoon Lunar Eclipse 2015: Full</b> …

US Military's Top-Secret X-37B Space Plane Mission Nears 3-Month Mark

The United States Air Force's X-37B space plane has now been in orbit for nearly three months on its fourth mystery mission.<p>The X-37B spacecraft …

Space Exploration

Software To Predict Exactly What Happens When You Edit A Gene

Sifting through the tangled genetic web of precision medicine<p>Genetics researchers are really excited about CRISPR/Cas9, an enzyme that has made it easier than ever for scientists to target a particular strand of DNA, snip part of it out, and replace it. And though its use in humans is still in its …

Taliban leader Mullah Omar hails peace talks to end Afghanistan war

Talks with Afghanistan given seal of approval by hideaway head in annual message on Taliban’s website on eve of Eid<p>Taliban leader Mullah Omar has hailed as “legitimate” peace talks aimed at ending Afghanistan’s 13-year war, in his first comments on the nascent dialogue.<p>“If we look into our …

Afghanistan

What Is a Geosynchronous Orbit?

A geosynchronous orbit is a high Earth orbit that allows satellites to match Earth's rotation. Located at 22,236 miles (35,786 kilometers) above …

Space Exploration

Marijuana in Space – NASA Discovers THC on Meteorite Fragment

Published on June 6, 2015 by admin · 5 Comments<p>Astrophysicists from the University of Hawaii have discovered Tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) on a …

Meteorites

The Planetary Society and LightSail Inspire Public Engagement in Space Exploration

Planetary Society CEO Bill Nye addresses the media at a LightSail press conference on May 19 at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station’s History Museum. …

Bill Nye's first LightSail probe to launch Wednesday

A spacecraft designed to fly through the cosmos using the Sun's radiation is expected to fly into orbit for the first time Wednesday.<p>The spacecraft …

Space Travel

June 2015

Cuba Has a Lung Cancer Vaccine—And America Wants It

Cuba has for several years had a promising therapeutic vaccine against lung cancer. The 55-year trade embargo led by the US made sure that Cuba was …

6 Reasons to Upgrade to RebelMouse from WordPress

The huge gap between current CMS offerings and what the world needed occurred to me during my time as CTO of The Huffington Post. When we were …

Google Analytics

10 things in tech you need to know today

<b>1. Uber is reportedly bidding $3 billion to buy a Google Maps competitor, Nokia's Here.</b> It's an interesting move considering Uber has traditionally not acquired companies, and Google is a giant investor in the company.<p><b>2. Yahoo acquired a company in the first quarter of this year — but nobody knows</b> …

Alan Stern on Pluto’s Wonders, New Horizons’ Lost Twin, and That Whole "Dwarf Planet" Thing - Out There

By Corey S. Powell | March 29, 2015 6:46 pm<p>New Horizons will reach Pluto in July, despite being cancelled twice during development. Alan Stern’s …

Solar System

18 Science Facts You Believed In The 1990s That Are Now Totally Wrong

The 1990s had better music, but it was a more primitive time. Science is a constantly changing endeavor.

Life Exists On 'Billions' Of Alien Planets Says Study

Billions of stars in our galaxy, the Milky Way, have between one and three planets which could potentially support life, according to …

Help NASA discover new asteroids with this free app

You can now help NASA find new asteroids. At South by Southwest today, the space agency released its asteroid tracker desktop software, produced in conjunction with asteroid mining company Planetary Resources in an online competition. The software, which will run on any standard Mac or PC, will …

Asteroids

We now have the technology to really test Einstein's theory of relativity

A century ago this year, a young Swiss physicist, who had already revolutionized physics with discoveries about the relationship between space and …

Air strikes target Isis militants who captured Christians

The US-led coalition has launched air strikes against Islamic State (Isis) militants who took 220 Assyrian Christians captive in Syria this week, a monitoring group has said, as leaders of the community demanded military action and new weapons supplies to fight off the latest assault on minorities …

Ex-Marine sentenced to life for murder of American Sniper Chris Kyle

Jury rejected Eddie Ray Routh's plea of insanity, finding him guilty of shooting a US Navy Seal and his friend<p>A former Marine has been convicted in the deaths of American Sniper author Chris Kyle and Kyle's friend at a shooting range.<p>The trial of Eddie Ray Routh has drawn intense interest, in part …

Instead of Waiting for E.T. to Phone, Let’s Call E.T.

Finding an intelligent alien civilization would easily rank among the most profound discoveries in human history.<p>So far, though, there are no signs of communicating extraterrestrial life, no messages from the stars suggesting that humans are not alone in the universe. Maybe, some scientists argue, …

Star Buzzed Earth During Neanderthal Times

Close encounters can hurl a cosmic hailstorm of comets, some of which might collide with Earth.<p>Seventy thousand years ago, when modern humans were on the verge of migrating from Africa and before Neanderthals died out, an alien star flew through the outer reaches of the solar system.<p>Passing less …

Astronomy

Spacewalkers Get Station Ready for New U.S. Spaceships

Spacewalking astronauts routed more than 300 feet of cable outside the International Space Station on Saturday to prepare for the arrival of new American-made crew capsules. It was the first of three spacewalks planned for NASA astronauts Butch Wilmore and Terry Virts over the coming …

Space Exploration

Top 10 Landmarks in U.S. National Parks

National Parks

What is HTTP/2 and is it going to speed up the web?

Biggest change to how the web works since 1999 should make browsing on desktop and mobile faster<p>The web is about to get faster thanks to a new version of HTTP – the biggest change since 1999 to the protocol that underpins the world wide web as we know it today.<p>Hypertext Transfer Protocol is …

Tim Berners Lee

Karen Danczuk: 'I'm hooked on selfies because I was raped aged six'

Wife of Labour MP Simon Danczuk discloses she regularly posts selfies on Twitter as she can now 'have fun without feeling ashamed' after being abused as a child<p>Karen Danczuk has revealed her social network selfies are a defiant response to being raped as a child.<p>The 31-year-old wife of Labour MP …

A history of the world in funny puns