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NASA Designed This Low-Tech Rover to Survive Venus

Venus is not pleasant. Its surface, approximately 850 degrees Fahrenheit, is hot enough for paper to spontaneously combust. Its atmosphere, an …

$100 Million E.T. Hunt Spots 15 Mysterious Light Flashes

A $100 million search for intelligent aliens has spied 15 bizarre, repeating flashes of light coming from a distant galaxy.<p>The galaxy — a dwarf known …

Physics

Nearby Planet Proxima b's Atmosphere Was Likely Stripped Long Ago

The nearby alien planet Proxima b may have lost the ability to support life long ago, a new study suggests.<p>If Earth had formed where Proxima b orbits …

Astronomy

A Crucial Ingredient for Life on Saturn's Largest Moon

Scientists have confirmed the existence of a molecule that potentially could form cell-like membranes on Titan.<p>When Voyager 1 flew by Saturn and its moons in 1980, it found a thick, orange-brown atmosphere around Titan, the largest moon of the group. The spacecraft’s imaging instruments couldn’t …

Astronomy

Mexican Tarahumara woman wins 50km race wearing sandals

<b>A 22-year-old woman from Mexico's Tarahumara indigenous community has won a 50km (31 miles) ultramarathon wearing sandals.</b><p>María Lorena Ramírez defeated 500 other runners from 12 countries in the female category of the Ultra Trail Cerro Rojo in Puebla, in central Mexico.<p>She ran without any …

The Best Running Tech of 2017

Go faster, train smarter.<p>Strava Premium ($60 per year)<p>In addition to advanced metrics, post-race analysis, and the infamous Suffer Score, Strava Premium now offers an emergency service called Beacon, which lets three designated safety contacts follow your location on a map in real time.<p>Balega …