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iflscience.com — NASA's Voyager 1 spacecraft, the farthest spacecraft from Earth, just turned on some of its thrusters that haven't been used since 1980. Currently the only spacecraft we've ever sent to interstellar space, Voyager 1's attitude control thrusters – which it had used to point its antenna towards Earth …
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iflscience.com — There are so many versions of the Moon landing conspiracy that we think we’ve lost count. Apart from the fact that it’s bonkers to suggest that, say, the entire Soviet Union and the hundreds of thousands of amateur astronomers also tracking the mission decided not to pipe up about it not actually ha…
22.11.2017 0 comments From Alex
nasa.gov — Astronomers recently scrambled to observe an intriguing asteroid that zipped through the solar system on a steep trajectory from interstellar space—the first confirmed object from another star.
20.11.2017 0 comments From Alex
iflscience.com — When you think of flying cars, you might picture something out of The Fifth Element or Harry Potter. They may have an air of sci-fi about them but, according to Uber, it won't be long until they become a reality. In fact, they could be in the sky by 2020.
14.11.2017 0 comments From Alex
iflscience.com — Remember when the world ended on September 23 of this very year? Me neither, which was weird: various conspiracy theorists, including the American numerologist David Meade, seemed to be totally convinced that the planet would collide on that date with a hidden world, and subsequently explode in a ri…
10.10.2017 0 comments From Alex
news.nationalgeographic.com — Three American physicists have been honored for finding gravitational waves, but why are these wrinkles in space-time such a big deal?
03.10.2017 0 comments From Alex
nasa.gov — A color composite image of Earth was taken on Sept. 22, 2017, by the MapCam camera on NASA’s OSIRIS-REx spacecraft.
26.09.2017 0 comments From Alex
nasa.gov — NASA’s Hubble Space Telescope helped an international team of astronomers find that an unusual object in the asteroid belt is, in fact, two asteroids orbiting each other that have comet-like features.
20.09.2017 0 comments From Alex
iflscience.com — Someone has made a prediction the world is going to end. It’s not.
19.09.2017 0 comments From Alex
sciencealert.com — On September 18, the Moon will pass in front of three planets and one of the brightest stars in our night sky, all in less than 24 hours, marking a special lunar occultation. An occultation might sound like some creepy ritual, but it's actually just the term astronomers use to denote that one celest…
18.09.2017 0 comments From Alex