Stephanie Sosol

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A NASA Engineer Explains How You Give Directions in Space

<i>How do you give directions in space?: originally appeared on Quora: The best answer to any question. Ask a question, get a great answer. Learn from experts and access insider knowledge. You can follow Quora on Twitter, Facebook, and Google+.</i><p><i>Answer by Robert Frost, NASA Engineer with specialization</i> …

No Big Bang? Quantum equation predicts universe has no beginning

(Phys.org) —The universe may have existed forever, according to a new model that applies quantum correction terms to complement Einstein's theory of …

A wild camper’s guide to the world

Waking up surrounded by natural beauty and experiencing the solitude of the countryside is what lures many a traveller to wild camping.<p>As romantic as it sounds, there are still rules to consider – rules that not only make the experience safe and rewarding, but also preserve such special places for …

NASA Has Just Released The Largest, Clearest Picture Ever Captured Of Our Universe

Thanks to NASA we now have this incredible 1.5 billion-pixel image (69,536 x 22,230) of our closest galactic neighbor, Andromeda Galaxy (M31). …

10 Great National Parks You’ve Never Heard Of

Tucked away in Colorado’s southwestern corner, the sheer scale of this 48-mile-long canyon takes most visitors by surprise. Sculpted by the Gunnison …

Giant Asteroid Sails Past Earth, Raising Safety Questions on Terra Firma

The space rock known as 2004 BL86 has gone by, but it was a squeaker, cosmically speaking.<p>A mammoth asteroid safely sailed past Earth on Monday, and scientists have started to look at information gleaned from the flyby that may help curb future risks of an impact.<p>Known as 2004 BL86, the space rock …

Asteroids

Top 4 treks in Peru that aren’t the Inca Trail

A big misconception about trekking in Peru is that there is only one "Inca Trail." In fact, there are trails all over the country connecting the …

Aberdeen, North & Tayside

Researchers learn more about the possible role of gamma ray bursts on life extinction in the universe

(Phys.org)—A pair of astrophysicists studying gamma ray bursts has found that such events might play a much larger role in the existence of life on …

The world's 50 greatest countries – according to you

Costa Rica

Mountain-sized asteroid is heading towards Earth, says scientist

A Russian scientist has discovered a huge asteroid '2014 UR116' passes Earth every three years<p>A mountain-sized asteroid which crosses paths with the Earth every three years has been discovered by a Russian scientist.<p>Vladimir Lipunov, a professor at Moscow State University, said the space rock, …