Archive of 2015 January

24Jan2015

Solar System News

Covers each of the planets, with the latest news about space probes sent to explore them. Now in Widescreen 16:9. DVD contains about nine programs, around two hours length

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24Jan2015

Our Universe -Through the Telescope

This follows on from the previous DVD ‘Eyes on the Skies.’ Panoramic visuals, cutting-edge technologies and beautifully photographed, the DVD is a visually stunning chronicle of the history of the telescope from the time of Ga

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24Jan2015

Hubble- 15 Years of Discovery

Retrace the story of the amazing Hubble Space Telescope using state-of-the-art computer animation and spellbinding photographs taken directly from the orbiting Hubble Space Telescope.

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23Jan2015

Scientist Tackles Mystery Of Greek Astronomical Mechanism

The shoebox-size chunk of bronze didn’t attract much attention when divers retrieved it from an ancient shipwreck off the Greek island of Antikythera in 1901. Little did they know what was in store for them to find. (more…)

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23Jan2015

Sarah Brightman Ready For 10-Day Trip to ISS

NASA has recently revealed that British Singer Sarah Brightman is expected to fly for the International Space Station (ISS) in October. The famed soprano starred in Andrew Lloyd Webber's Phantom of the Opera. (more…)

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21Jan2015

What is Universe

Hello, fellow bloggers! It’s always nice to collaborate and to get a platform to do so. Our initiative is a magazine with big ambitions. What is Universe is an online publication with a possible print potential. (more…)

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20Jan2015

Are Aliens Watching Old TV Shows?

You’ve probably heard the stories about how aliens have been watching old episodes of “I Love Lucy” and might think these are our “historical documents”. Are they? How far have our television signals reached? (more…)

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20Jan2015

Cosmic Radio Burst Caught Red-Handed

A strange phenomenon has been observed by astronomers right as it was happening - a 'fast radio burst'. The eruption is described as an extremely short, sharp flash of radio waves from an unknown source in the universe. (more…)

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19Jan2015

Space Debris Expert Warns About Dangers Of Orbital Junk

The emerging problem of floating space junk becomes more and more evident and bothersome. Spacecraft and satellites are currently subject to high-speed impacts by more than 19,000 trackable objects. (more…)

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17Jan2015

Welcome To Crash Course Astronomy!

It is my pleasure to introduce you to the very first episode of my new online video series, Crash Course Astronomy. I’m not gonna lie to you: I’m pretty happy about this. It was a lot of fun to write, and a lot of fun to film it. (more…)

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17Jan2015

There’s Poop on the Moon

It should come as no surprise that the Apollo astronauts left a few things behind after landing on the moon. Since the lunar module could only lift so much weight off the surface, they swapped unwanted gear for moon rocks. (more…)

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17Jan2015

There Are More Planets In The Solar System

Now that heading is pretty  positive and conjures up visions of a solar system we don't fully understand yet. Could there be another Pluto-like object out in the far reaches of the Solar System? How about two or more? (more…)

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17Jan2015

SpaceX Shares Dramatic Video Of Falcon 9’s Crash Landing

Trying to get a better view by looking at single frames of the footage from the crash landing of the first stage from the Falcon 9 rocket that successfully launched a supply ship to the International Space Station. (more…)

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13Jan2015

Mercury & Venus Awesome At Dusk

Not only has Venus returned to the evening sky, but Mercury has climbed up from the horizon to join it. Recently the two planets were separated by just a hair more than one Moon diameter. The photo only hints at amazingly easy the pair was to see. Consider the duo a tasty hors d’oeuvres before the onset of night and the Comet Lovejoy show

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13Jan2015

Guy Trying To Invent Warp Drive In His Garage

David Pares is maybe not how you'd imagine a scientist trying to prove the existence of warp fields (and then harness them), but he is the one who seems to be trying the hardest. Its science fiction finally coming true. (more…)

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12Jan2015

Beautiful NASA Posters Advertise Out Of This World Vacations

When packing for a vacation on Kepler 16-b, it's good to remember the sunscreen. It does, after all, have two suns. OK, so a long weekend visiting a planet 1,200 trillion miles away, may not be a realistic prospect. (more…)

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