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3D Universe Theater

If you are an astronomy buff, there are plenty of star maps you can find in print or online (or even on your Smartphone). But if you are a science …

Comments of the Week #132: from dark comets to alien searches

“Ships that could circumnavigate the galaxy in a few years, and count every cell in your body from light-years off, but he wasn’t able to go back one …

No, The Universe Is Not Expanding at an Accelerated Rate, Say Physicists

This could change everything.<p>Back in 2011, three astronomers were awarded the Nobel Prize in Physics for their discovery that the Universe wasn't …

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Animation about solar sailing to the nearest star

In this wonderful animation, billionaire Russian physicist and investor Yuri Milner explains his effort to launch tiny probes, powered by 12 foot …

Stephen Hawking

The New Horizons Spacecraft Has Found A Strange Asteroid Teeming With The Ingredients Of Life

Red isn’t a common color outside of planets in our solar system. Sure, you’ve got Mars, and surprising patches of color on Pluto among other mysteries, but by and large, space is greyscale. So that makes MU69, a red asteroid in the Kuiper Belt, a subject of serious fascination among scientists.<p>MU69 …

Astronomy

Why Space Elevators Could Be the Future of Space Travel

THE SPACE ELEVATOR<p>Getting into space with rockets is ridiculously expensive. A NASA Inspector General report says the agency will pay Russia $491.2 …

Space Exploration