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Inside Nasa’s giant rocket factory

It’s been decades since Nasa has had a rocket powerful enough to reach to the Moon – and beyond. But now the agency is building one that could venture even further into space. Richard Hollingham pays it a visit.<p>If you remember one fact from this story, make it this: America’s new rocket will be …

Space Exploration

The Solitude of 'Skyrim' Remains The Remedy For An Overly-Connected Age

The first thing I did when I got my new gaming PC set up was to use Internet Explorer to download Google Chrome. The second? I downloaded Steam and installed Skyrim straight away.<p>I did it as a test of sorts. I’d never played Skyrim on PC before, because my past computers have always been too …

The Elder Scrolls

Preparedness 101: Zombie Apocalypse

<i>Walking Dead fans, check out our latest post:</i> http://go.usa.gov/Q4J<p>There are all kinds of emergencies out there that we can prepare for. Take a …

Warp in Space-Time Swallows Pulsar

Astronomers have watched a pulsar some 25,000 light-years from Earth slip from view, swallowed by a warp in the fabric of spacetime. This wacky …

Universe

Five New 'Battlefield' Games EA Needs To Make

Although it makes my “Top Games Of March 2015” list, <i>Battlefield Hardline</i> isn’t as exciting to me as it once was, when I first learned it would be cops and robbers themed.<p>That’s because from everything we’ve seen so far, it looks like the cops and robbers motif is more skin than substance.<p>That …

War

The Human Brain Is A Tangled Clump Of Wires But A New Theory Suggests That's Why We Are So Smart

The complexities of the human brain are what make humans such a unique species. But how our brains end up so different from those of other …

Dark Energy, Dark Matter

In the early 1990s, one thing was fairly certain about the expansion of the universe. It might have enough energy density to stop its expansion and …

"Dark Matter Observed in the Innermost Region the Milky Way"

The ubiquitous presence of dark matter in the universe is today a central tenet in modern cosmology and astrophysics. Its existence in galaxies was …

The 10 most common misconceptions about space

Space is a difficult concept to represent on film, and not just because of floating hair and upside-down camera angles. The concept of space, a low- …

Space