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EarthSky’s 2018 meteor shower guide

Plan ahead now for an awesome year of meteor-watching. Good news! In 2018, the year’s 2 most reliable showers – August Perseids and December Geminids …

What is the Shape of the Universe?

If you could somehow manage to step outside of the universe, what would it look like? Scientists have struggled with this question, taking several …

Solar flare flurry footage released by Nasa – video

Nasa images from its Solar Dynamics Observatory show the sun producing solar flares. A mid-level flare was registered in the last week of August, but the activity continued, with more than six further flares registered by the SDO. A solar flare is a burst of radiation that cannot penetrate the …

Month in Space: See the Supermoon and Other Super Sights - NBC News

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Life Confirmed Under Antarctic Ice; Is Space Next?

Tomorrow’s edition of the journal Nature will include a paper documenting the existence of microorganisms living far beneath Antarctic ice. Special drilling and extraction techniques allowed scientists to tap into an active ecosystem half a mile below the surface of the West Antarctic Ice Sheet, …

These wireless bone-conducting headphones let you listen while you listen

Kickstarter, it's a funny old place. A weird soup of real ingenuity and beermat ideas. <i>Headbones</i> might initially sound like it'll fall in the latter camp, but you'd be wrong. Once you know they're bone conducting headphones, the name reveals its clever twist. Yes, you may have seen bone conducting …

Scientists simulate time travel using light particles

We may never see practical time travel in our lifetimes, if it's possible at all. However, a team at the University of Queensland has given the Doc Browns of the world a faint glimmer of hope by simulating time travel on a very, very small scale. Their study used individual photons to replicate a …

What you need to know about 3D-printed organs

Sure, 3D printers that can spit out chocolates, create shoes, handcraft cars and help astronauts sound fun and magical, but a lot of scientists are working to make models that aren't just fun. They're developing 3D printers that can also save and change lives by printing out functional human …

5 Applications For Graphene, The 'Wonder Material,' That Could Change The Way We Live

Graphene, the pure carbon material that's just one atom thick and nearly transparent when laid out in sheets, manages to be roughly 200 times stronger than steel, even though it's 60,000 times thinner than Saran Wrap.<p>Graphene is also an excellent conductor of energy, can be synthesized from unique …

A New Call To Build A Massive Alien-Seeking Space Telescope

With the Hubble Space Telescope aging and Kepler crippled, leading astronomers are mounting a new push for the construction of a telescope so huge that it may need to be constructed by astronauts in space rather than being launched aboard a single rocket.<p>The Advanced Technologies Large Aperture …

New Synthetic Diamonds Are Hardest Gems Ever Created

Diamonds are the hardest naturally occurring minerals known to man. Even so, scientists are working to make them even tougher, in order to use the …

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