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Astronomers unveil the farthest galaxy

An international team of astronomers led by Yale University and the University of California-Santa Cruz have pushed back the cosmic frontier of …

Fresh evidence for how water reached Earth found in asteroid debris

Water delivery via asteroids or comets is likely taking place in many other planetary systems, just as it happened on Earth, new research strongly …

3D Heart Simulation Predicts How Drugs Will Affect Your Heartbeat

Getting to the heart of drug-induced arrhythmia<p>Your heart might “skip a beat” if you’re frightened or you suddenly see a long-lost love, but in real life, an irregular heartbeat can be dangerous. If the heart can't pump enough blood to the body, it could result in organ failure or stroke. And …

Science

Microsoft bought Minecraft (in part) because of HoloLens, CEO says

Minecraft for VR could "fundamentally help us change new categories," according to Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella.<p>Last September, Microsoft paid a whopping $2.5 billion to buy Mojang and its sandbox hit Minecraft. At the time, some wondered why Microsoft was making such a move. Now, Microsoft CEO …

Augmented Reality

Europe's Next Space Chief Wants a Moon Colony on the Lunar Far Side

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colorado — The incoming leader of the European Space Agency is keen on establishing an international base on the moon as a …

Space Exploration

NASA Messenger mission comes to an end, crashes into Mercury

After ten years in space, NASA’s Messenger probe purposefully crashed on Mercury. The probe spent four years in a strictly elliptical orbit, using …

NASA accidently discovers faster-than-light travel

<b>SYSTEMS:</b> Forget the apparent innovation in “space travel” being pushed by the likes of Virgin Galactic and SpaceX, most of the real science in the …

The man who wants to control the weather with lasers

<b>(CNN) —</b> Is there anything laser can't do?<p>From cutting diamonds to preserving endangered sites, all the way to building terrifying weapons and turning your eyes from brown to blue, there is apparently no end to the list of applications for laser.<p>Swiss physicist Jean-Pierre Wolf is working on yet …

Weather

IGN Live Presents: The Xbox One Reveal

Don't miss the in-studio special guest.<p>Today IGN hosted the reveal of Xbox One. Check out the first details and the new controller, along with four …

The Moon Was Formed in a Smashup Between Earth and a Near Twin

The moon was born in the collision of a Mars-sized body and the early Earth, but beyond that, much about the world we see in our skies every night is …

Geology

Black Holes: Facts, Theory & Definition

Black holes are some of the strangest and most fascinating objects found in outer space. They are objects of extreme density, with such strong …

Black Holes

Finding The First Signs Of Alien Life, And Why NASA Thinks It's Coming Soon

When we think of alien life, images of little green men, Martians, or perhaps even spaceships carrying them to Earth are the first things that come to mind. Yet when you think about life on Earth, how it arose, and how it came to be the way it is today, you’ve got to recognize that the evidence of …

Paranormal

The New Camcorder

If you’ve shot video lately, it’s most likely been with a still camera that has video capabilities, or your phone. Even the venerable Canon 5D Mark II, which spawned the massive and very exciting world of DLSR filming, is primarily a still, not motion, camera.<p>But the video-first device—we know it …

Experience a NASA Spacewalk Through the Lens of a GoPro Camera

Want to see what it’s like to “walk” around in space outside the International Space Station? NASA wants to show you. The agency recently strapped …

10 billion years ago, our sky was full of stars being born

Light pollution and city living mean that we don't often get to enjoy the full splendor of the night's sky. Ten billion years ago, however, it would have been hard to ignore. The image above shows how the night's sky would have looked 10 billion years ago during our galaxy's "baby boom" phase.<p>At …

Death in space: The ethics of dealing with astronauts’ bodies.

<i>This article is part of Future Tense, a collaboration among</i> <i>Arizona State University</i><i>,</i> <i>New America</i><i>, and Slate. Future Tense explores the ways emerging</i> …

NASA needs lightweight spacecraft materials to explore the universe

While NASA has been able to go where it wants using existing materials for spacecraft, lightweight ones will enable the agency to explore more places in our solar system and beyond. That's why NASA is now investing in the development of ultra-lightweight (ULW) materials that could reduce a …

A Typing Test To Diagnose Parkinson’s

It’s all in the timing<p>Whether it’s on a keyboard, a smartphone, or even a credit card reader, you spend a lot of your day typing. Well, researchers at MIT noticed the value of this daily habit, and are putting it to a secondary use; they've developed software that can gauge the speed at which a …

Typing

Liquid body armor could save you from a bullet

A Polish firm is the latest to concoct unassuming-looking fluids that harden on impact, making for lighter, more flexible protection on the battlefield and beyond.<p>Faced with the threat of bullet fire, most people probably won't be giving much thought to the material inside their bulletproof vest. …

Engineering

How do you catch the sun to make electricity at night? This German inventor has an answer.

Wolfram Walter is a man obsessed with things electric.<p>He’s electrified his bicycle. He’s electrified his Porsche. When he introduces his dog, Paula, you almost expect him to tell you that he’s electrified her, too.<p>Not yet, but you never know. The engineer from a small town in southwestern Germany …

Will A Transplanted Hand Feel Like His Own? Surgery Raises Questions

When Kevin Lopez opens the door to his Greenbelt, Md., apartment to greet a visitor he's never before met, he initially conceals his right hand.<p>"I'm self-conscious, definitely, about my right hand," he says. But eventually Lopez relaxes.<p>"I was born like this," he says. "As you can see, I don't have …

Data Protection

NASA Releases Images Of Eerie Green Clouds Photographed By The Hubble Space Telescope

NASA has released a series of stunning images captured by the Hubble Space Telescope. The set of images show eerie green clouds that are tens of …

Cosmology

Mars in 39 days? US company wins NASA grant to try & reach Red Planet

Published time: April 03, 2015 16:25<p>Original link: http://rt.com/usa/246581-mars-39-days-rocket/<p>Lunar Tug with 200 kW Solar Powered VASIMR®<p>(Copyright …

NASA says wispy green objects in space are tens of thousands of light years long

NASA seems to always be taking images of some spectacular sights in the universe around us. A series of objects were photographed in deep space that …

NASA reveals its most powerful rocket launcher ever

Armed with an asteroid hunter, lunar flashlight and DNA kit, NASA will launch the unmanned Orion spacecraft using the Space Launch System (SLS) — its …

Living on Other Planets: What Would It Be Like?

Have you ever wondered what it would be like to live on the moon? What about Mars, or Venus or Mercury? We sure have and that's why we decided to …

Mars in 39 days? US company wins NASA grant to try & reach Red Planet

A US company may have the solution to get humans to Mars in just over a month. They have been given a grant by NASA to try and achieve this. The …

How Farming on Mars May Help Us Farm Earth

In case this week’s report on NASA’s successful experiment growing lettuce on the International Space Station left you wondering what all the fuss was about—consider the implications. Mars One is scheduled to launch four humans to the red planet in 2025–people who will live their remaining days as …

Space Science

NASA and Boeing to test eco-friendly technologies for airplanes

Boeing's new ecoDemonstrator (a 757) is slated to go on a series of flights this spring to try out two of NASA's experimental fuel-saving techniques. One of them's the Active Flow Control Enhanced Vertical Tail Flight Experiment, which entails installing 31 tiny jets on a plane's vertical tail or …