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A Space Shotgun To Shoot At Asteroids

Honeybee shows off a brand new concept<p>“Shoot first, ask questions later” is simultaneously a cool line for a gruff action hero and a terrible policy. A new concept for a space shotgun offers a twist on the old refrain: what if shooting <i>was</i> asking questions? NASA’s Asteroid Redirect Mission wants to …

Researchers find double crater in Sweden

They are evidence of two enormous meteorite impacts, a twin strike that happened around 460 million years ago.<p>Researchers at the University of …

Surf's up? Saturn's icy moon Enceladus hides a global ocean

Since NASA's Cassini spacecraft spotted plumes of water spewing out of cracks in Enceladus' surface roughly a decade ago, Saturn's icy moon has captured the imaginations of scientists and layfolk alike who wondered whether liquid water – and how much of it – could lie hidden beneath the frigid …

New panoramic photos show off Pluto's grand icy mountains and atmosphere

NASA has just released a panoramic image of Pluto's crescent taken by the New Horizons spacecraft — and the scene is absolutely incredible. The photograph showcases the dwarf planet's icy mountains in amazing detail, as backlighting from the Sun shines through the world's hazy atmosphere.<p>The …

8 Printable Martian Habitat Designs That We Want To Live In

Day One: Arrive in lander. Day Two: Print out a habitat.<p>If <i>The Martian</i> has taught us anything, it’s that surviving on Mars won’t be easy. It’s really cold, there’s practically no oxygen in the atmosphere, no food, no water, and it pummels you with radiation. NASA plans to send the first humans to …

New Pluto Images Hint At Alien Weather Cycle

The dwarf planet may have a hydrological cycle, but it's not like ours<p>For all intents and purposes, Pluto and Earth don’t have a lot in common. One is a planet, one is not (or at least not officially). One is an ice world, while the other is mostly water. One is red, the other blue. But black and …

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Twitter Wants Donald Trump to Know #VaccinesWork

Trump came out against vaccines during last night's GOP debate<p>During last night's GOPDebate, frontrunner Donald Trump was asked about his opinion regarding vaccines causing autism. Despite the fact that it's proven vaccines work and don't cause autism, Trump said the following:<p>"You take this little …

Nasa releases new photos of Pluto that 'make you feel you are there'

The newest pictures of Pluto are so up-close and personal that the mission’s top scientist says it “makes you feel you are there”.<p>Nasa released the photos on Thursday. The images were gathered by the New Horizons spacecraft that swept past the dwarf planet in July.<p>Pluto’s curvature is featured in …

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