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6 months of Earth in 6 mins: Astronaut shares ISS voyage in stunning time-lapse video

A German astronaut has made a Christmas gift for all space lovers by combining thousands of photos he took during his ISS mission into one 4K-quality …

The most stunning space pictures of 2014

Space

Man develops a warp drive in his garage

a warp drive engine would control the warping of space in one direction forward.<p>calibeliever, original star trek was warping space in the 60's before …

The 10 most mind-blowing space pictures of 2014 - Innovation | siliconrepublic.com - Ireland's Technology News Service

It has been a momentous year in space exploration and thankfully cameras and telescopes both here and on Earth were able to capture events including …

Space

Nasa reveals its highlights of 2014

Orion's historic step towards Mars, the discovery of an 'Earth twin' and 3D printing in space: Nasa reveals its highlights of 2014<p><b>Administrator</b> …

Space Science

This is what the landscape of a comet looks like

An image of comet 67P, enhanced and edited by an amateur astronomer from the Lake District, was chosen by Nasa as its picture of the day – and its …

It found the God particle... now a souped-up version of the Large Hadron Collider aims to solve some of the even deeper mysteries of the universe

• The world's biggest particle collider is located near Geneva, Switzerland<br>• It has been undergoing a two-year refit at a cost of £97 million<br>• It was shut …

Physics

SpaceX selected for launch of Qatari satellite

Jessica Chastain Talks Up Space Exploration In New NASA Video

Jessica Chastain is no NASA scientist, though she plays one in the sci-fi blockbuster "Interstellar." And now the 37-year-old actress is starring in a new NASA video, talking up the space agency and its exploration plans.<p>"We're surrounded by solar systems," Chastain says in the video, which …

Finding The Tallest Mountain On Earth Is Strangely Elusive

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DailyDirt: More Economical Ways Into Space

The affordability of putting things into space is very gradually getting better all the time, and someday cheap launches will enable some pretty cool …

Lasers in space could trap and shape reflective dust into telescopes with diameters wider than a planet for detailed imaging of exoplanets

Here we look in detail at the Phase I report for Orbiting Rainbows. NASA provided the funding for a phase 2 study project. They would use several …

The biggest space stories of 2014, in 11 images

2014 was a pretty remarkable year in space news. We saw the long-awaited test flight of NASA's new crewed space capsule, a tragic private spaceflight accident, and the Philae probe make a historic landing on the comet 67P/G-C: the first-ever landing on a comet.<p>Here's a look back at 2014 in space, …

The year in Big Pictures: 17 thought-provoking images from 2014

Whatever you were doing in 2014, there's a good chance you took a picture or two while you were doing it. Thanks to the ever-increasing quality of cameras in our phones, and the popularity of sites like Instagram and Pinterest, images are the de facto currency when it comes to immediate, lucid …

Images reveal 2014's biggest SPACE stories

The news... from SPACE: From a missing plane to rocket fire and superstorms, breathtaking images reveal 2014's biggest stories<p><b>ISS astronauts had a</b> …

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2014’s top stories in spaceflight

Hubble finds a lonely new neighbour of the Milky Way

A previously known dwarf spheroidal galaxy of similar type to the new discovery, and also a satellite of our Milky Way, lying in the constellation of …

Cosmology

Week's Best Space Pictures: Saturn's Rings Go Dark, X-Rays Burst, and a Skyline Burns

Cassini views Saturn's rings in a different light, x-rays flare from the sun, and a city's skyline stands out against a fiery sunset.

My Favorite Science Facts Learned in 2014: Exploding Whales, Universe Origin Stories

Exploding Whales<p>Giant, rotting, bloated whale carcasses washed up on beaches were one of this year’s top science stories. It seemed like at one point …

Science

15 Amazing Space Missions to Watch in 2015

Space fans have a lot to look forward to next year.<p>Closely watched spacecraft are expected to start pumping out science, while private spaceflight …

Space Exploration

Boeing Passes Key Space Flight In Race Against SpaceX

Boeing has moved another step closer to becoming an official taxi service for NASA. The company passed a second test required in order to be allowed …

Watch the Space Station fly by the moon at over 17,000 mph

Space geeks, rejoice!<p>It’s not something you’d ever be able to spot with your naked eyes, but thanks to a new video, we’re now able to say we’ve seen the International Space Station (ISS) flying by the moon at high speed.<p>In the video, shot in Ganot, Israel by Gadi Eidelheit, we see the moon, quiet …

Astronaut Creates Timelapse Video Of Earth As Seen From The ISS

ESA Astronaut Alexander Gerst spent his time from May to November of 2014 on the International Space Station. One of the projects he worked on while he was up there was taking thousands of photos of the Earth’s surface using ultra-high definition cameras.<p>After coming back to Earth, Gerst then took …

Elon Musk’s SpaceX is preparing for its craziest rocket test yet

Tesla isn’t the only potentially revolutionary company founded by Elon Musk, as the Tesla boss is also the CEO of SpaceX, a company that’s trying to …

How NASA harnessed sunlight to revive its planet-hunting telescope

<i>Are we alone in the universe?</i><p>That's a big question, and there have been many attempts to answer it, whether it’s beaming radio waves at specific star systems or sending recordings of multilingual greetings out of our solar system. But for the last few years, NASA has been using the Kepler Space …

Should We Visit Venus Instead of Mars?

When it comes to planetary exploration, we’re a little obsessed with Mars, and we have been for quite some time. But Dale Arney and Chris Jones from …

NASA’s Hubble spots galaxy 60 million light-years away

A new Hubble Space Telescope image released by NASA shows a galaxy located 60 million light-years away.<p>The image of the galaxy, called IC 335, …

RebelMouse vs. WordPress VIP

After building the product for Huffington Post, and owning the product and engineering groups at AOL after we were acquired, it was clear to me there …

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There Are Parts Of The Universe We Will Never Be Able To See

We're really lucky to live in our Universe with our particular laws of physics. At least, that's what we keep telling ourselves. The laws of physics can be cruel and unforgiving, and should you try and cross them, they will crush you like a bug.<p>Here at Universe Today, we embrace our Physics …

Universe

A solar wind workhorse marks 20 years of science discoveries

In 1997, another solar wind monitor joined the L1 neighborhood. The Advanced Composition Explorer, or ACE, was designed both to measure properties of …