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Google Street View’s latest destination: The International Space Station

You’ve used Google Street View to check out a new apartment, map traffic before you hit the road and search for haunting slices of the everyday world.<p>Now, the comprehensive terrestrial mapping system has gone extraterrestrial, allowing users to peer inside the International Space Station from their …

Google Street View

Elon Musk: 'Good Chance' Mars Rocket Will Fail In Early Tests

SpaceX and Tesla CEO Elon Musk says getting to Mars is likely to involve some spectacular failures on the way to success.<p>Musk’s comments came on …

Elon Musk

How do you dismantle a nuclear submarine?

When nuclear-powered submarines reach the end of their lives, dismantling them is a complicated and laborious process. Paul Marks investigates.<p>Nuclear submarines have long been a favourite in popular fiction. From movies such as The Hunt for Red October to long-running TV series like Voyage to the …

Nuclear Energy

Breaking Down the Costs of Racing in Formula 1: Is Spending Out of Control?

The 2013 Formula One season was filled with reports of teams in financial trouble. It is no secret that many of the smaller teams (and even the race-winning Lotus team) are struggling. At the same time, F1 is bringing in record levels of revenue.<p>So, how can we reconcile these two, apparently …

Pluto And Ceres May Become Planets Again Soon

This year's missions to the outer solar system are set to shake up the planetary family tree<p>Ceres is the largest object in the asteroid belt, and NASA’s Dawn spacecraft will arrive at this dwarf planet on March 6, 2015.<p>Pluto is the largest object in the Kuiper belt, and NASA’s New Horizons …

Astronomy

Russian research team explores giant Siberian sinkhole

Team of scientists climbs into 35-metre hole that appeared in remote northern Russia after mystery explosion<p>A Russian research team including scientists, a medic and a professional climber has descended to the bottom of a giant sinkhole in northern Siberia in an attempt to discover its origins.<p>The …

NASA: Comet landing is big step toward 'moving off this planet'

After the first successful touchdown on a comet, a NASA director couldn't contain his excitement, declaring the Rosetta mission a key step toward "taking" the entire solar system.<p>A NASA honcho says the successful soft landing of a European probe on a comet rocketing around the sun Wednesday should …

Space

Romantic Dating Habits For Men

I'm convinced some dating stories are urban myth and made-for-movies only. Men don't actually call to ask you on a date—that's done by text with just 20 minutes lead time, right? And pick you up at the door? Excuse me while I giggle to myself and walk alone to the bar, where we'll meet for …

The man behind NASA's first manned space flights wants astronauts back on the moon

NASA has big plans for its future space travel, but one of the agency's earliest luminaries thinks it's on exactly the wrong track. <i>The Houston Chronicle</i> has interviewed Chris Kraft, NASA's first flight director and the man who oversaw its first human spaceflight, first human orbital flight, and …

Astronomy Picture of the Day (APOD)

Astronomy Picture of the Day (APOD)

Astronomy Picture of the Day (APOD)

Astronomy Picture of the Day (APOD)

Astronomy Picture of the Day (APOD)

Astronomy Picture of the Day (APOD)

Astronomy Picture of the Day (APOD)

Astronomy Picture of the Day (APOD)

Astronomy Picture of the Day (APOD)

Astronomy Picture of the Day (APOD)

Astronomy Picture of the Day (APOD)

Astronomy Picture of the Day (APOD)

Astronomy Picture of the Day (APOD)

Astronomy Picture of the Day (APOD)

Video: Inside NASA's Spectacular Undersea Mission to Save Earth from a Deadly Collision

With Neil deGrasse Tyson, visiting a simulated asteroid under the sea<p><i>PopSci is pleased to present videos created by Motherboard, Vice Media's guide to future culture. Motherboard's original videos that run the gamut from in-depth, investigative reports to profiles of the offbeat forward-thinking</i> …