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Quantum Thermodynamics Could Revolutionize Energy and Information Technology | WIRED

Author: Natalie Wolchover. Natalie Wolchover Science<p>Date of Publication: 05.06.17.<p>Time of Publication: 7:00 am. 7:00 am<p>What Happens When You Mix …

NASA Just Released a Bunch of Its Software For Free

Here's what's worth downloading.<p>NASA has just released its 2017-2018 software catalogue, and everything is available for free download, without any …

Beginners Tips for Night Sky and Star Photography

The best tips for doing star photography right in your own backyard. Pro tips on making your star photography look like magic.

Photography

Emergency Spacewalk Planned for Space Station

The International Space Station (ISS) has had a rough go of late, with no fewer than three launch pad accidents that prevented cargo vehicles from …

Why can’t a space station in orbit be tethered to the ground?

Readers answer other readers’ questions on subjects ranging from trivial flights of fancy to profound scientific concepts<p>If a space station were in a geostationary orbit, why couldn’t it just be tethered to the earth with a cable that could be ascended and descended by astronauts? This isn’t rocket …

Why you shouldn't compare Blue Origin's rocket landing to SpaceX

For the past year, SpaceX has been trying to gently land its Falcon 9 rocket after launching it into space. The goal is for a large portion of the Falcon 9 to touchdown on a floating barge at sea post-launch, but the two times SpaceX has tried it after a return from space, the rocket was unable to …

Space Travel

Shuttle Launch Captured in Amazing High Def by Cameras on the Rocket Boosters

When the Space Shuttle <i>Atlantis</i> launched on June 8th, 2011 it marked the end of NASA’s Space Shuttle Program. The video above harkens back to that …

Incredible Online Gallery of High-Res Film Scans from Every Apollo Mission

The title sort of gives it away, but did you know that there is an online archive that contains high-resolution film scans from every Apollo mission? …