Jesse McLean

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Artist Merges Different Moments Throughout a Day Into Single Dramatic Photos

Germany-based artist Wolfgang Hildebrand captures such intense light and dramatic details in his series of photographs that the images appear almost painterly. Entitled <i>Moment</i>, the project is actually a combination of many different moments from day and night merged into one.<p>Hildebrand uses long …

Art

Commute From Earth To Space Station Just Got Shorter

Three astronauts have arrived at the International Space Station after being the first to try out a new "express" route that slashes their launch-to-docking commute from two days to just six hours.<p>The crew of the Soyuz capsule, Russians Pavel Vinogradov and Alexander Misurkin and American Chris …

This weird green rock is from Mercury, and it's unlike any other meteorite ever found on Earth. http://www.popsci.com/science/article/2013-03/weird-green-rock-mercury?src=SOC&dom=fb

4-Billion-Pixel Panorama Lets You Explore Mars As If You Were Standing Next To Curiosity

Pan and zoom among 400 images from Curiosity's cameras.<p>If you were standing next to the Mars rover Curiosity, this is what you'd see. Estonian photographer and editor Andrew Bodrov stitched together 407 images from two Curiosity cameras to come up with this interactive panorama.<p>The mosaic covers …

Why Mars exploration will be suspended in April, 2013

Planet Mars mission controllers are preparing to suspend explorations of the Red Planet via spacecraft for 17 to 21 days in April, 2013.<p>The planet …

Astronomy

Space-based solar farms power up

It would solve our energy needs overnight. But with huge technological and financial challenges, can space-based solar power ever take off?<p>“Ex-Nasa scientist seeks visionary billionaire to help change the world. High risk venture. Return not guaranteed. GSOH a plus.”<p>John Mankins, the scientist in …

Space Exploration

Building a new society in space

If any mission to the Moon or Mars is successful, how will people behave when they are free from Earth’s influence? Our space correspondent searches for answers.<p>I like Star Trek as much as the next person. Probably more. But one thing has always bothered me: life on the Starship Enterprise may …

Space Science