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How close are we to a real-life Mars mission like 'The Martian'?

It's no secret that NASA wants to get humans to Mars.<p>At the moment, the space agency's guiding star is the dream of landing people on the red planet …

Mars Mission

Just What Physicists Wanted to See: Nothing

A new experiment lets physicists see the mirror reflections of zero-point energy.<p>"Nothing" is a hard thing to experiment with. While the nature of nothingness is among the most deeply strange and counterintuitive properties of the universe, to observe nothing in action—to measure and probe nothing, …

An Introduction to Basic Salmon Fly Fishing

Fly Fishing

Tuesday Tip: Dead-Drifting Streamers for Big Trout

Streamers are fantastic fall patterns, especially for catching big trout, but it’s worth remembering that there are many ways to fish them. Although …

Fly Fishing

Using the gravity of the universe to peer into a black hole

The inner regions of a black hole have been observed by a team of scientists, but not through the power of telescopes alone. Researchers at the European Space Agency have tapped into gravitational lensing to learn more about these mysterious objects -- in particular, a supermassive black hole by …

Why You Won’t Notice The Earth Being Sucked Into A Black Hole

Black holes have a scary name, and it’s somewhat fitting: They’re dead stars, floating in space, with such powerful gravitational force not even light can escape it. Obviously, the Earth being sucked into one would a disaster and end all human life. Or maybe not, according to new research.<p>Here’s …

Black Holes

Teen discovers new planet 1,000 light years away

<i>Technically Incorrect offers a slightly twisted take on the tech that's taken over our lives.</i><p>Honestly, kids these days.<p>They've got nothing better to do than get on their high horses and think they know it all.<p>Just because they can make a smartphone do things adults can't, just because their fingers …

Einstein ring holds gargantuan galaxy at the edge of the Universe

Japanese researchers have discovered a new galaxy so far away, it is in the outskirts of the charted Universe. To precisely map this galaxy the …

Amazing animations reveal what our sky would look like if galaxies, nebulae and black holes were closer to Earth

What if a black hole was on our door step, or Andromeda was just a stone’s throw away?<p>These are some of the fantastic Earthly sites envisaged in a …

Willoughby: Fly-fishing turns to the youth of America

VAIL — The future of American fly-fishing appears to be in good hands.<p>Two years out from World Fly Fishing Championships competition set to arrive …

Intro to Kayak Flyfishing

Why fly fish from a kayak? Think back to when you started kayak fishing - the attractions are similar. It’s easy to find peace on the water in a …

Fly Fishing

Fishing Rod Big Catch Kayak Video! Goliath Grouper! Cape Coral Man Catches Fish + Chew On This

Fish

NASA Mission to Europa Will Seek Conditions for Life

NASA's Europa spacecraft will use nine scientific instruments to assess the icy, ocean-harboring Jupiter moon's ability to support life, space agency …

Hubble Space Telescope

How space travel messes with mouse skin

Mice, be warned: You may want to pack moisturizer when planning a trip into space. A new study shows that space travel can mess with rodent skin, …

Review: Orvis Recon fly rod

Sometimes, a new fly rod feels a little foreign when you break it out of the tube for the first time. Maybe the grip is just a bit different than the …

Fly Fishing

Allen Afield: Casting call is out for black bass

Maine black bass are spawning now, so fishing for them is as good as it gets – reason enough to cast to shallow coves in lakes, ponds and rivers. …

Fish

New Horizons Probe Closes On Pluto And Spots Possible Polar Caps

After traveling for more than nine years, the New Horizons spacecraft is on its final approach to Pluto. Pluto is smaller than Earth's moon, and so …

How to Fall in Love With Fly Fishing

Set in a nondescript back lot in a slowly revitalizing western Massachusetts factory town, Marc Aroner has been crafting some of the finest bamboo …

Fishing