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NASA may be temporarily out of the manned spaceflight game, but that doesn't mean it isn't preparing to realise all ...

Clay Dillow at 07:43 AM Nov 8 2011

Black holes, while sounding big and fearsome, are in fact, tiny. So small that they cannot be observed at all. Their ...

Nick Gilbert at 12:06 PM Nov 7 2011

Space is big. Really big. In fact, it's so vastly, mindbogglinglybig that the actual chance of an asteroid the size ...

Nick Gilbert at 10:11 AM Nov 7 2011
Space // 

Plasma is a really interesting substance. By understanding it, we can learn all kinds of things about how stars ...

Clay Dillow at 12:22 PM Nov 5 2011
Space // 

The journey toward a Chinese space station has taken a huge step forward. Yesterday China's Shenzou 8 spacecraft, ...

Clay Dillow at 07:00 AM Nov 4 2011

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. - In the basement of a quaintly cramped building on the Harvard University campus, down a set of ...

Rebecca Boyle at 05:48 AM Nov 3 2011
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NASA has completed the first round of testing on its Thermal Infrared Sensor (or TIRS), to fly out on the next ...

Nick Gilbert at 13:48 PM Nov 2 2011
 
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