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The possibility of time travel have fascinated mankind for ages. We are all familiar with the concept of the time machine, from H.G. Wells to current sci-fi writers.

How can the universe be 95 billion light years across when it has only been in existence for approx 14.3 billion years? It;’s a real puzzler!

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29Apr2015

News Briefs – Breaking Stories – Oddities

A weekly addition of some of the more unusual stories and discoveries in space & astronomy from around the world. Updated daily for those wanting a quick update of current events so keep checking back for all the latest space news. (more…)

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05Sep2015

What’s It Like To Leave Our Solar System At Light Speed?

Now this is spooky..no, in fact its weird! Einstein once dreamed what it would be like to ride on a beam of light,which lead of course to relativity. This video is compelling BUT it requires patience. (more…)

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05Sep2015

NASA Books Early Seats on Commercial Space Flights

  Two years before planned commercial space taxis are scheduled to make their initial manned test flights, NASA are in the midst of contracting for operational missions to carry working astronauts into orbit. (more…)

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05Sep2015

Products With A Difference!

Different Worlds is a company bringing new and innovative ideas to life in your home and your office. We are a husband and wife team with a new business idea who actually 'live' the products we sell! (more…)

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05Sep2015

Jupiter’s Core Twice as Big as Thought

Jupiter has a rocky core that is more than twice as large as previously thought, researchers announced today. This is a question often asked, and previously difficult to answer. (more…)

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02Sep2015

Actual NASA Technologies Matt Damon Uses In “The Martian”

Those who criticized Christopher Nolan’s 2014 film Interstellar for being too unrealistic are in for a treat. In October, perhaps the most science-based science fiction space film ever will hit theatres. (more…)

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02Sep2015

This Is The Most Amazing ‘Go-To’ Scope Offer Ever Made

Did you ever want a telescope that you unpack, push ONE button and it sets itself up automatically and will then go to any of 4,000 object you want in the night sky- automatically? And did you want it really cheap? Please read on... (more…)

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02Sep2015

Private Space Stations Could Be A Reality By 2025

There are strong prospects that commercial space stations will become a reality within the next 10 years if entrepreneurs and NASA can properly manage the tricky transitions needed. (more…)

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02Sep2015

The History Of Galaxies Unravelled For The First Time

A team of international scientists, led by Cardiff University’s School of Physics and Astronomy, has shown for the first time that galaxies can change their structure over the course of their lifetime. (more…)

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30Aug2015

Father’s Day Special Telescope Packages

Not one but TWO Perfect packages for the beginner or experienced Dad. See the mountains on the Moon, the rings of Saturn, Jupiter and his moons, amazing nebula, stars and star clusters. (more…)

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30Aug2015

Police Mistake Telescope For A Gun

Ahh, the good 'ole US of A. One more thing amateur astronomers might need to worry about besides clouds, bugs, and trying to fix equipment malfunctions in the dark – and this one’s a little more serious. (more…)

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30Aug2015

New Horizons Team Selects Kuiper Belt Flyby Target

After the success of the Pluto mission, what next?  This remote KBO was one of two identified as potential destinations and the one recommended to NASA by the New Horizons team. (more…)

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29Aug2015

Hawking Explains How To (Sort Of) Escape A Black Hole

If you find yourself stuck inside a black hole, Stephen Hawking says not to panic: It isn't a good place to be. You may die, but all traces of your existence may not necessarily be lost forever. (more…)

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29Aug2015

Why Moon Landings Couldn’t Have Been Faked

Did the US government fake going to the moon? No. That's the opinion of writer / director / newly-baptized YouTube celebrity S G Collins. This video you absolutely MUST watch! (more…)

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29Aug2015

How Do Astronauts Shower In Space?

This question originally appeared on Quora: Why do astronauts need to shower in space? Answer by Clayton C. Anderson, former astronaut and author of The Ordinary Spaceman. (more…)

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29Aug2015

Women Rose Above NASA’s Sexist Attitude

In the VIP stands at the space shuttle re-launch many years ago was Wally Funk, a 66-year-old pilot from Texas. Funk was at Cape Canaveral because shuttle commander Eileen Collins asked her to be there. (more…)

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28Aug2015

Elysium Space Finds A Taker For Its Moon Burials

Only twelve people have stepped on the surface of the Moon, but soon, thanks to the space burial service Elysium Space, the first person in the new millennium will make the moon their final resting place. (more…)

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What's Up This Month
  • The Exciting World Of Space Exploration

    Each week we feature some aspect of astronomy or space exploration and look at those who pioneered the way in the early years. Our stories go way back through history and extend right up to the present day. Check back regularly for new stories.

    PLUS We will also regularly examine the histories of some of the outstanding space/astronomy pioneers of past era's and recall a few who made a silent, but important, contribution. Historic pics included!

  • International

    18Apr2013

    United States and North American News

    A regular update on the most important news stories in astronomy and space from the best United States and North American news sources. Breaking news, latest discoveries plus the weird and wonderful. Updated regularly! (more…)

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    10May2012

    Europe – British – Rest Of World News

      A regular update on the most important news stories in astronomy and space from the best European, Asian and Southern hemi news sources. Breaking news, latest discoveries plus the weird and wonderful. Updated regularly! (more…)

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