Miguel Alex Pereda

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There Are No Such Things As Black Holes

That’s the conclusion reached by one researcher from the University of North Carolina: black holes can’t exist in our Universe — not mathematically, …

US-Russia partnership 'out of this world' as new ISS crew arrives

Leaving political tensions back down on earth, Russian, American and German crew members have boarded the International Space Station for a six month mission.<p>The ISS, a project of 15 nations, is overseen by the United States and Russia but there were no signs of their dispute over Ukraine as …

Is All the Universe From Nothing?

In March, a team of researchers based in Antarctica announced they’d detected gravitational waves, faint echoes from the first moments of the Big …

Space Debris Is Increasing, But Governments Can’t Agree How To Stop It

<i>Image courtesy of (pdf) the United Nations Office for Outer Space Affairs.</i><p>Space debris is threatening mankind’s ability to launch objects into orbit …

Space Exploration

Space Mining Is Becoming A Very Real Possibility

Space mining has long been a staple of sci-fi stories. Soon, however, it could be a very real possibility.<p>The space mining company Deep Space …

Space Exploration

At Spaceport America, Jetsons dreams get ready to fly

Rocket nuts have been waiting for years for the era of space tourism to begin. Here's where it might just get off the ground.<p>SPACEPORT AMERICA, N.M. -- From afar, you can't tell that the large structure on the horizon, which was designed to blend into the San Andreas mountains to the east, is the …

Space Travel

10 extraordinarily useful Italian phrases

ITALIAN IS A BEAUTIFUL LANGUAGE. Because of the purity of its vowels, Italian is the first language in which opera singers learn to sing. It’s also …