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Types of Galaxies - Spiral, Elliptical & Irregular Galaxies

The most widely used classification scheme for galaxies is based on one devised by Edwin P. Hubble and further refined by astronomer Gerard de …

Black Hole Facts - Interesting Facts about Black Holes

Black holes are among the strangest things in the universe. They are massive objects – collections of mass – with gravity so strong that nothing can …

Milky Way Galaxy Facts  - Space Facts

The Milky Way Galaxy – skysurvey.org<p>The Milky Way Galaxy is our home galaxy in the universe. It is a fairly typical barred spiral with four major …

Pluto Pictures - Photos of Dwarf Planet Pluto

When the <i>New Horizons</i> spacecraft passes Pluto in 2015 it will be the furthest object from the Earth that has been examined up close, although even at …

Andromeda Galaxy Facts

The Andromeda Galaxy (M31) is the closest large galaxy to the Milky Way and is one of a few galaxies that can be seen unaided from the Earth. In …

Universe

Large-scale civilian settlement of the Moon is underway

As a result of various new space elevators, huge numbers of Earth's citizens now have rapid, affordable and safe access to space. Dozens of permanent …

Wed, July 8, at 7:00pm - Space Settlement the Easy Way - S3V…

Wed, July 8, at 7:00pm - Space Settlement the Easy Way - S3V Meetup<br>Join us at Don Giovanni's in downtown Mountain View, CA<p>Recent discoveries suggest that free space settlement is 200x easier than we’ve believed! A region of low radiation persists in equatorial orbits below 550km, and human tolerance for rotation is much better than previously thought. Join space pioneer and engineer Al Globus for his analysis of the easiest path into space from both an engineering and a commercial economic …

US Congress to Protect Slave Labor on Mars

Date: June 28, 2015 at 13:51:03<br>From: jeffersonzuma<br>Subject: US Congress to Protect Slave Labor on Mars & Corporate Space Colonies<p>URL: …

Name: Diana Ashfall

Name: Diana Ashfall<br>Nickname: Gungirl<br>Race: human\cyborg<br>Gender: female<br>Age: 12<br>Personality: nice (to friends), smart, hostile (to enemies), sometimes emotional<br>Weapons: she carries a pistol that can shoot both bullets and lasers, known as a hybrid pistol, but owns one of every kind of gun available for purchase in 2028.<br>Job: hasn't gotten one yet<br>Skills: athletic, can shoot any kind of firearm (giving her the nickname "Gungirl")<br>Weight: 91 pounds<br>Height: 5 feet<br>Build: regular<br>Eye color: pink<br>Hair color: …

Can we design the ideal city or must it evolve organically? – Jared Keller

In 1970, Paolo Soleri set out to build a utopia in the barren desert of Arizona. The Italian architect’s sojourn in the wilderness was an unusual …

Urban Design

Undoubtedly we have no questions to ask which are unanswerable. We must trust the perfection of the creation so far, as to believe that whatever …

Nature

Space Colony Form Factors, Part 1: Bernal Spheres

Spheres of overpopulation<p>As fears of overpopulation took hold in the 1970s, NASA began giving serious thought to building space colonies. In the …

The Walking Dead

Space Colony Form Factors, Part 3: The Stanford Torus and Beyond

From Space Bagels to Halo<p>So far we've seen two space colony form factors that arose from a 1975 NASA-backed study. The Bernal Sphere was round, the …

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