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Moon

Mesmerizing Astronomy Photos Are The Best Of 2015

If you have ever questioned the enormity and the drama of our universe, these photos will set you straight.<p>The Royal Museums Greenwich in London selected these 17 stunning images, from more than 2,700 entries, to be considered for their annual Astronomy Photographer of the Year Competition. The …

NAZI ANTARCTICA

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Third Reich - Operation UFO (Nazi Base In Antarctica) Complete Documentary

Fstoppers' Newest Tutorial On Cityscape and Astrophotography Is Now Available

Earlier this year we teamed up with Elia Locardi to produce the most in depth photography tutorial on landscape photography: Photographing The World: …

Landscape Photography

Stunning Time-Lapse Reveals Auroras and Earth From Space

Astronaut Alexander Gerst made the video from International Space Station.<p>As if Santa attached a GoPro camera to his sleigh, a new video reveals the Earth as few have seen it.<p>Published this week, the time-lapse shows stunning views of the Earth, sunrises, clouds, lightning, auroras, stars, and the …

What’s So Scary About A Nuclear-Armed Drone?

In one word: Everything<p>It's a plane designed for the war no one wants to fight. The Long Range Strike Bomber is the Air Force’s secretive and long-running project to develop the next generation of nuclear-armed bombers, designed to unload hell in hostile skies. And there's a chance that it'll be …

Military

Asteroid strike: 7 ways the world could end

As a mountain-sized asteroid is detected heading towards Earth, what is the likeliest 'extinction-level' scenario for mankind?<p>Our solar system is littered with billions of pieces of debris, from the size of large boulders to objects hundreds of miles across. We know that from time to time these hit …

Singularity

Oceanus Procellarum: What formed this huge lunar feature?

There’s an old phrase: “To someone with a hammer, everything is a nail.”<p>Asteroids are the ultimate hammers. After all, an asteroid impact can …

Asteroids could wipe out humanity, warn Richard Dawkins and Brian Cox

More than 100 scientists and astronauts have come together to call for a huge asteroid detection system<p>Asteroids could wipe out humanity unless more effort is made to track and destroy them, a leading body of scientists and astronauts has warned.<p>Lord Martin Rees, the Astronomer Royal, Brian Cox, …

Asteroids

The Event Horizon of a Black Hole --"An Exit Door from Our Universe"

In September of 2012, an international team, led by researchers at MIT’s Haystack Observatory, measured the radius of a black hole at the center of a …

Orion's Sword

Orion’s Sword<p><b>Click image for full size version</b><p>Orion’s Sword might be my favourite single star field in the sky, but I could probably say that about a …

WATCH: NASA Tests New Mars Braking System

Test of the flying-saucer-like Low-Density Supersonic Decelerator (LDSD).<p>NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory has released a video of its test of a new inflatable braking system designed to land heavy payloads on Mars.<p>The Low-Density Supersonic Decelerator was carried aloft by a balloon and then …

Orbit: Animation of the Earth from the ISS.

It’s been a long time since we’ve seen a new time-lapse video of the Earth seen from the International Space Station, so how about this one from …

Watch NASA's 'Flying Saucer' for Mars Go Supersonic in Amazing Video

An amazing new video from NASA shows the ups and downs of the first test of a flying saucer-shaped system that could one day help the space agency …

Mesocyclone: Photo of storm cell wins Nat Geo photo contest.

<i>National Geographic Traveler</i> just announced its winners for its 2014 photo contest. The shots are all very cool, but I can’t argue with the No. 1 …

How to put a human on Mars

This content is best viewed with Javascript enabled. Visit BBC Webwise for full instructions.<p>Distance from Earth to: Mars<p>56 million km<p>The mission<p>One of Earth's closest neighbours, Mars is still some 56 million km away at its closest alignment, a journey of at least nine months. Rovers have landed …

Space Science

How Nasa saw space stations of the future in 1970

Once upon a time, on a planet called Earth, in a place called the USA, folks knew what space stations were suppose to look like.<p>If they weren't big …

Atacama: Photo of volcanoes in the Chilean desert.

A photo combining geology, meteorology, and (indirectly) astronomy? Why yes, I’ll take one please:<p>Oh, you do indeed want to click to embiggen that! …

Stunning, Majestic New Timelapse from King's Canyon and Sequoia National Parks

Shooting the night sky from an area filled with canyons and towering trees might sound like a challenge, but Gavin Heffernan and his crew at …

National Parks

Reactionless motor: Needs more evidence.

The ‘Net has been buzzing about a paper published by a team of engineers at NASA claiming that they have built a device that creates thrust without …

NASA Telescope Observes Signal That Can’t Be Explained By Known Physics

NASA researchers have stumbled upon a signal in the Perseus Cluster—one of the most massive known objects in the universe—that they say can’t be …

Apollo 11 anniversary: 45 years since that one small step.

Forty-five years ago today—and for the first time in human history—human beings set foot upon another world.<p>Phil Plait writes <b>Slate</b>’s Bad Astronomy …

What resources could be gained from asteroid mining that would be worth the effort?

Obviously asteroids are abundant in many of the raw materials we use today, but considering the (presumably) large expense involved in mining from …

Kepler-421b: Exoplanet with longest orbital period found.

I don’t usually write about newly discovered record-breaking objects found by astronomers, because in general it’s not long before that record falls. …

The Apollo Moon Landings: How They Worked (Infographic)

The science showing that flight to the moon was possible was worked out in the 17th century, but it took until the mid-20th century for engineering …

Occultation: The Moon and Mars.

Last night (July 5, 2014), the geometry of the heavens swept the Moon past Mars in the sky. This happens every month, but last night the fleeting …