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Solar Eclipses Are Slowly Disappearing, And There's Nothing We Can Do To Stop It

About twice a year, the Moon appears to pass in front of the Sun, giving rise to a partial solar eclipse if the alignment is imperfect, but leading to either a total or annular solar eclipse if the Earth, Moon and Sun all form a straight line in space.<p>It’s only by chance that the Moon and the Sun …

See the submarine NASA wants to send to Saturn's moon Titan

I think we can now officially say that NASA's real-life mission concepts have met, if not exceeded, the wildest dreams of Jules Verne and the other early futurists. Verne saw us flying around the world, traveling to the center of the Earth (not a great idea, it turns out) and to the moon, but I bet …

Space ark will save man from a dying planet

On Giant Exoplanet, Days Last Just Eight Hours - D-brief

By Bill Andrews | April 30, 2014 12:21 pm<p>Artist’s conception of the dust and gas disk surrounding the star Beta Pictoris. <i>Credit: NASA/FUSE/Lynette</i> …

A Tractor Beam Made of Sound

It can't pull a spaceship into the Death Star, but the acoustic tractor beam is the most powerful yet created.<p><b>Scientists have created a sonic tractor beam</b>. And it's not simply an amazing proof of concept: This beam pulls with a billion times more force and can tow objects a million times larger …

5 Reasons We May Live in a Multiverse

The universe we live in may not be the only one out there. In fact, our universe could be just one of an infinite number of universes making up a …

Dark Matter

Our Universe May Exist in a Multiverse, Cosmic Inflation Discovery Suggests

The first direct evidence of cosmic inflation — a period of rapid expansion that occurred a fraction of a second after the Big Bang — also supports …

First hints of waves on Titan's seas

Reflections on the oceans of Saturn's largest moon suggest long-sought extraterrestrial ripples.<p>After years of searching, planetary scientists think …

Hangout With an Astronaut: Ask Your Questions

Wildlife<p>Photo courtesy of NASA<p>Since the year of mankind’s inaugural trip to space in 1961, 341 people have crossed the celestial borders of outer space. These new-age navigators represent the pinnacle of human achievement. What is it about their daring voyages that elicit wonderment in those …

Police urged to charge passenger after cyclist car-doored in CBD

Victorian Greens leader Greg Barber said the police ought to investigate whether the man could be charged under Victoria's anti-dooring laws, as well …

What do gravitational waves tell us about the Universe? › Ask an Expert (ABC Science)

What are gravitational waves? What do they tell us about the Universe? What makes the discovery of gravitational wave signatures so …

League, fans reject North's bid to ban opponents' club songs

We weren't in favour of it anyway and the supporters confirmed what we thought<p>A NORTH Melbourne proposal to no longer play opposition theme songs …

The Hangar set to open for 2014

Essendon Football Club is excited to announce the 2014 season premiere of The Hangar will air on Fox Footy at 9.30pm on Tuesday night.<p>In the first …

Runaway pulsar has astronomers scratching their heads

Stuart Gary<p>Related Stories<p>How stellar death leads to twin celestial jets, Science Online, 18 Feb 2014<br>• Warped pulsars used to hunt for gravitational …

Bright ancient galaxies offer rare glimpse of early universe

A quartet of galaxies spied with NASA's Hubble Space Telescope are among the oldest yet discovered — more than 13 billion years old, born just 500 million years after the big bang. They're also incredibly bright, so luminous that they offer a new peek into the early universe.<p>The findings, announced …

Universe

The deepest view of the Universe ever captured is truly overwhelming

The universe is vast, seemingly infinite thing, and the Hubble Telescope is here with the latest reminder of that fact in the form of eye candy. This …

Universe

The Universe Can Now Be Measured to 1% Accuracy

The Universe is so big that it can be difficult to accurately measure the huge distances between things in it. But no longer, because now a team of …

Super-Earths likely to have oceans and continents

Massive exoplanets might be more like Earth than has been thought.<p>Massive terrestrial exoplanets – planets outside our solar system – called …

These stars are so fast they can escape the Milky Way

Astronomers have discovered a surprising new class of solitary stars moving fast enough to escape the gravitational grasp of the Milky Way …

Universe

RebelMouse vs. WordPress VIP

After building the product for Huffington Post, and owning the product and engineering groups at AOL after we were acquired, it was clear to me there …

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From Earth to Deep Space: NASA 2013 Highlights

It won't be long before the victims of climate change make the west pay

Would you enjoy the cosiness and warmth of Christmas with your children or grandchildren just that little bit less if you knew that other people's children were dying because of it? More than four million children under five years old are now at risk of acute malnutrition in the Sahel, an area of …

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Scientists exploring computers that can learn and adapt

For six or seven decades, computers have been based on processing electronic 1s and 0s.<p>Now, computer scientists are breaking out of that paradigm in strange new directions, as they seek new ways to tackle problems that digital computers can’t easily solve.<p>One approach is quantum computing, in which …

Time Travel Is Possible But Only To The Future, English Physicist Says

We may be able to book our ticket to the future someday -- it'll just be a one-way trip.<p>In a presentation at the British Science Festival, particle physicist Brian Cox said that time travel is possible but only in one direction.<p>"The central question is, can you build a time machine? The answer is …