Archive of 2018 May

13May2018

NASA Testing Helicopter Drone With Next Mars Rover

NASA is sending a helicopter to the red planet, but it won't fly there on its own — it will be attached to the belly pan of the space agency's Mars Rover, lifting off in 2020. (more…)

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13May2018

How Hostile Is Space?

Space may seem calm, but it more hostile than being on Earth. Invisible radiation is an issue for space enthusiasts and scientific instruments. (more…)

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13May2018

Aliens Search Started By Zuckerberg, Hawking Ramps Up

The Breakthrough Listen initiative, an effort backed Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg to find signs of alien intelligence, just got way better hearing aids. The search is on! (more…)

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13May2018

Binoculars For Astronomy

Don't be lazy and just read astro mags, get outside and look into the skies with your own eyes. After all that's what they are there for right? (more…)

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13May2018

Scientists Says We CAN Travel In Time

According to a new study, time travel is—mathematically speaking—possible. A researcher has concluded that space should NOT be divided into three dimensions—where time is separated. (more…)

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13May2018

NASA and Uber Are Getting Serious About Flying Cars

Flying cars may not be unique to science fiction for much longer. Uber Technologies Inc., the company behind the popular car service app, is once again partnering with NASA. (more…)

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13May2018

Check List For Moving To Another Planet

Proxima b, our nearest neighboring exoplanet, is almost 40 trillion kilometres away. Even one of our fastest spaceships— New Horizons—would take hundreds of thousands of years to get there. (more…)

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13May2018

What Would Happen If The Moon Suddenly Disappeared?

The moon is more than just a pretty face to gaze upon at night. It helps direct our ocean currents and tides, the movement of Earth's atmosphere and climate, and even the tilt of our planet's axis. (more…)

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07May2018

SvBony -The Best Entry Level Telescopes In The World

Is this the best telescope on the market for the beginner or casual astronomer? YES, we think so! Out of all the telescopes we come across and test this one stands out above all the rest. (more…)

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07May2018

A Pitch Black Planet That Reflects Almost No Sunlight

Astronomers have found plenty of exoplanets—planets orbiting other stars—over the last few years, and usually they can measure some of the properties of these planets. (more…)

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06May2018

Eta Aquarid Meteor Shower 2018 Is Peaking Now!

Interestingly, all of the major meteor showers occurring from April through October this year happen o0r start on on a weekend. This may make it easier for you to look for "shooting stars." (more…)

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06May2018

Anniversary – Alan Shepard First American in Space

  Alan Shepard became the first American in space when the Freedom 7 spacecraft blasted off from Florida on May 5, 1961. Ten years later, Shepard would leave Earth's atmosphere once again. (more…)

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06May2018

NASA Just Canceled Its Only Moon Rover Project

Good news, Americans: We’re going back to the Moon! That is, if President Donald Trump’s December 2017 directive is to be believed. (Why, from a scientific standpoint, you may ask? (more…)

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06May2018

Space Agency For Australia: Here’s Why It’s Important

More details on the federal government’s commitment to establish an Australian Space Agency are expected in next week’s budget. Is this another case of 'heard it all before'? (more…)

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05May2018

15 Top Astronomy Apps for iPhone and iOS

There is not a whole lot you can’t do on an iPhone or iPad. Whether you want to use your phone as a GPS or just an education tool, you can do it all on iPhone.It sure beats pure guesswork. (more…)

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01May2018

Firm Hopes To Offer Wi-Fi For Space Travellers

A small New Mexico-based firm is hoping to join NASA in offering Wi-Fi in space. Solstar Space Co. of Santa Fe, New Mexico, is working to create reliable internet connections in space for everyone. (more…)

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