Archive of 2015 August

24Aug2015

NSW Man Filmed UFOs And Quizzed By ‘Men In Black’

There's a movie screening in Sydney next week sure to polarise its audience. It's called Australien Skies. It's a documentary about some of the unexplained stuff seen by people who call themselves skywatchers. (more…)

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24Aug2015

Australians Set Stargazing World Record

An Australian college stated Saturday it had set a world documented record for the most individuals stargazing from one place, with lots of of professional and newbie astronomers turning to the heavens. (more…)

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23Aug2015

Japanese Company Wants To Put Advertisements On The Moon

Lunar advertisements are expected to become a trend. Japan wants Japanese sports drink Pocari Sweat to be the first product advertised on the surface of the moon, according to Business Insider. (more…)

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23Aug2015

Why NASA Scientists Are Excited About The Movie’ The Martian’

Fearing the wrath of his nerdy online followers, software engineer and amateur author Andy Weir spent countless hours digging through Google to perfect technical details for a project. (more…)

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23Aug2015

Huge NASA Dish To Be Lifted Into Place Outside Canberra

A massive antenna dish was installed at Canberra's Deep Space Communication Complex last week after several delays today. Its Good old Australian radio astronomy in a mighty big way. (more…)

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23Aug2015

Apollo 14 Astronaut Claims Aliens Prevented ‘Nuclear War’ On Earth

Here's one straight from the files of perhaps the most public profiled conspiracy theorist in history. His comments have alienated him from most of his colleagues and he presents zero evidence for his claims. (more…)

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23Aug2015

Breathtaking First Video of NASA’s Visit To Pluto

When NASA flew a spacecraft by Pluto for the first time in history last month on July 14, we were treated to beautiful photos of the dwarf planet’s surface, but unfortunately, there was no video of the flyby — until now! (more…)

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23Aug2015

Going up? Space Elevator To Zoom Astronauts Into Space

A Canadian space firm is one step closer to revolutionizing space travel with a very smart and simple idea – instead of taking a rocket ship, why not take a giant elevator into space? (more…)

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23Aug2015

Are aliens trying to contact us? Scientists Baffled

In the 1997 film "Contact," which was an adaptation of a novel written by Carl Sagan, an astrophysicist played by Jodie Foster becomes the first human to make contact with an extraterrestrial civilization. (more…)

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23Aug2015

Mars Mission Food Menu

  NASA's Advanced Food Technology Project manager Michele Perchonok, right, and Research Scientist Maya Cooper, try a pizza recipe being tested in a kitchen at Johnson Space Centre in Houston. (more…)

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23Aug2015

Mars Will Not Kill You This August!

A recent reader's letter started like this: " Hi Dave, Is this information about Mars being as big as the full moon genuine? if so it will be amazing." Oh give me a break!!! Every year this rumour returns. (more…)

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23Aug2015

It’s Time To Make Pluto A Proper Planet Again

Those who feel that Pluto has always been a planet and jolly well ought to be one again have received a boost - this time from a top NASA boffin, albeit a slightly biased one. (more…)

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23Aug2015

Kepler DiIscovers A Billion Of ‘Eta-Earths’ In Our Galaxy

In a breakthrough discovery, the Kepler telescope has claimed the existence of nearly a billion Earths in our galaxy.This opens up a myriad of possibilities for finding life outside planet earth. (more…)

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23Aug2015

Just 12 Hours Warning For A Damaging Solar Storm

Mass power outages, satellite disruptions and failure of transport networks, publicdisorientation and panic are just some of threats humans would face if there was an huge explosion of the sun. (more…)

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23Aug2015

Medicine In Space Is Completely Different From Earth

You may or may not want to go to space, but here’s something certain: you definitely don’t want to get sick there.Its a totally different realm and its a long way back to a comfy hospital bed. (more…)

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23Aug2015

The SKA Wants Young Aussie Scientists

Karen Andrews recently visited the Murchison Radio-astronomy observatory in regional Western Australia, the future Australian home of the world’s largest telescope, the Square Kilometre Array or SKA. (more…)

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