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Arc to Arcturus, spike to Spica

Tonight, look outside in the evening and learn a phrase useful to sky watchers. The phrase is: <i>follow the arc to Arcturus, and drive a spike (or speed</i> …

Atoms star in world's smallest movie from IBM

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/science_environment/974000/974566_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1524657603_400afc505bc36cb6cebfe2549c02a526<p><b>Researchers at IBM have created the world's smallest movie by manipulating single atoms on a copper surface.</b><p>The stop-motion animation uses …

Can you see Comet PANSTARRS now?

Even if you couldn’t spot Comet PANSTARRS before, you might spot it tonight – or soon – because it’s in a darker sky and near the Andromeda Galaxy.<p>No …

Comet PANSTARRS near Andromeda galaxy

Look for Comet PANSTARRS in early April 2013 near the Andromeda Galaxy.<p>Have you been able to see Comet PANSTARRS? It’s still up there, visible in …

Where has all the antimatter gone?

Where has all the antimatter gone? The Universe today is made of matter, but scientists believe that in the beginning, the Big Bang created equal amounts of matter and antimatter.<p>A new discovery at the Large Hadron Collider at Cern means scientists are furthering our understanding of the …

Space debris must be cleared, warn European experts - video

The European Space Agency warns that space debris must be removed to prevent potentially catastrophic collisions with operational spacecrafts and …

Coming up! Lunar eclipse April 25-26, 2013

The April 25-26 lunar eclipse is a partial, lasting just 27 minutes – the third-shortest partial lunar eclipse of the 21st century.<p>In 2013, there …

Three CMEs in two days

On April 20th and 21st of 2013, NASA was able to capture three coronal mass ejections (CMEs) in two days!<p>On April 20, 2013, at 2:54 a.m. EDT, the sun …

Apply Now For A One-Way Trip To Mars

Mars One has begun accepting video applications for a mission to colonize the red planet in 2023.<p>Want to live and die on Mars? Mars One has officially begun its worldwide search for astronauts who will fly to Mars in 2023—and never come back.<p>The first humans on Mars may be reality TV stars.<p>The …

Sky-Watchers' Guide: How to See Lyrid Meteors This Weekend

Bright, fast-moving meteors are best seen away from city lights.<p><b>Northern Hemisphere sky-watchers will see another round of celestial fireworks when the Lyrid meteor shower peaks in the early hours of April 22.</b><p>The annual Lyrids usually are quite modest as showers go, with peak hourly rates of 15 to …

Red Sox's sellout streak ends

BOSTON -- The Boston Red Sox customarily announce that game's attendance in the press box, usually in the seventh inning or beyond. For 820 …

Zequals: the new symbol that will make us all better at sums

Here's a calculation for you: 33.8 x 854.29. Do it in your head. Now.<p>OK it's a crazy suggestion, anyone but a calculating genius would have to<br>resort …