Tag Archives: Space Exploration

High-Ranking Republican Asks NASA: “Was There A Civilization On Mars?”

One of the high-ranking members of this committee, Dana Rohrabacher, has said some truly remarkable things in the past, but he’s just outdone himself. During a panel with several space science experts, including those from NASA, he asked: “Is it possible that there was a civilization on Mars thousands of years ago?” That’s right – […]

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Russian Scientists Just Launched An “Artificial Star” That Could Threaten Astronomy

A Russian Soyuz rocket has successfully launched a controversial satellite into orbit, which will become one of our brightest stars in a few days – and may hamper astronomical observations. The satellite is called Mayak, developed by Moscow State Mechanical Engineering University (MAMU) and funded with $30,000 through Russian crowdfunding website Boomstarter. We first learned about it back […]

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The Man Who Went to Space and Disappeared

Thirty-five years ago, Granger Taylor left a note saying he was boarding an alien spaceship for an interstellar journey. He was never seen again. This article originally appeared on VICE US Today Robert Keller looks out of his office window, thinking about the last time he saw his best friend more than 30 years ago. […]

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Does New Evidence Suggest There’s More To The Moon Than Initially Believed?

While scientists have invested energy and resources into discovering life on planets like Mars, we have to ask ourselves why NASA stopped making trips to the moon. Could these photographs and theories point to extraterrestrial life being a lot closer than we think? 1. Dark Structures Image Source: YouTube Several strange structures have been spotted on the […]

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In a First, Photons are ‘Teleported’ from Earth to Space

Chinese researchers have successfully transmitted quantum entangled particles from a station on earth to a satellite orbiting far overhead. The experiment is part of an ongoing effort by researchers using the Micius satellite to achieve long-distance quantum communication, a feat that would yield hacker-proof information networks. In this most recent work, researchers from the University of […]

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We May Have Uncovered the First Ever Evidence of the Multiverse

A recent study on a space anomaly that has perplexed scientists for years has some suggesting that it could be explained by a parallel “bubble universe” — although there are other, more standard potential explanations, as well. Too Cold For years, scientists have been baffled by a weird anomaly far away in space: a mysterious “Cold Spot” about 1.8 […]

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Nasa releases recording of strange ‘space music’ heard by Apollo 10 astronauts

When three astronauts orbiting the moon noticed a strange “whistling sound” in outer space, they thought they were imagining things. In fact, the men were so perplexed they worried about whether or not they should tell their bosses, for fear they would be laughed at and not allowed to go on future missions. Now nearly […]

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Humans Really Are Made of Stardust, and a New Study Proves It

For decades, science popularizers have said humans are made of stardust, and now, a new survey of 150,000 stars shows just how true the old cliché is: Humans and their galaxy have about 97 percent of the same kind of atoms, and the elements of life appear to be more prevalent toward the galaxy’s center, the […]

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Here’s How Ludicrously Fast A Space Probe Is

Your regular commercial airliner, like a Boeing 747 is fast. A super-spy jet like the SR-71 Blackbird is much faster than that, traveling at over three times the speed of sound. So how does a deep-space probe like New Horizons, which recently flew past Pluto, compare? Thanks to this animation, you can see it’s very, […]

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SpaceX to send two people around the moon who paid for a 2018 private mission

Elon Musk, the CEO of SpaceX, revealed on Monday that two people have paid for a private mission around the moon, tentatively set for launch in 2018 with the private company’s yet untested Falcon Heavy rocket. In a conference call with reporters, Musk declined to name the people or what they had paid, though he […]

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