Rhuan Oosthuizen

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Time to look for Mira the Wonderful, a famous variable star

It’s time to look for the star known as Mira the Wonderful. It’s a famous variable star in the constellation Cetus the Whale.<p>More often than not, you …

Astronomy

10 Incredible Ways Technology May Make Us Superhuman

In the last half of the twentieth century, medical science came up with some pretty astonishing ways to replace human parts that were starting to …

WIRED Space Photo of the Day 2013 | WIRED

Jan. 19, 2014: Solar X-Flare<p>The largest sunspot group of the solar cycle unleashed a large (X1.2 class) flare just when it was facing right towards …

What is a Dyson sphere?

Are some advanced civilizations in our galaxy now collecting all of the energy emitted by their stars? If so, we would call their energy-collecting …