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NASA's New Planet Hunter on Track to Start Science Work This Month
NASA's Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite (TESS) will begin its search for alien worlds before the end of July, if everything goes according to plan. www.space.com/41158-nasa-te...
An advanced civilization could resist the accelerating expansion of the universe
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And Earth-bound astronomers should be able to tell if someone is out there doing it, a physicist says. www.technologyreview.com/s/...
NASA's Fermi Links Cosmic Neutrino to Monster Black Hole
For the first time ever, scientists using NASA's Fermi Gamma-ray Space Telescope have found the source of a high-energy neutrino from outside our galaxy. Thi...
Method of Making Oxygen From Water in Zero Gravity Raises Hope for Long-Distance Space Travel
Space agencies and private companies already have advanced plans to send humans to Mars in the next few years – ultimately colonizing it. www.space.com/41133-oxygen-...
There's Spooky Plasma Music Traveling From Saturn to its Weirdest Moon
Researchers for the first time recorded the gas giant's vibrating plasma signal to Enceladus. And now you can listen to it too. www.space.com/41122-saturn-...
Largest-ever solid rocket motor poised for first hot firing
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This week, the largest solid rocket motor ever built in one piece will be test fired at Europe’s Spaceport in French Guiana for the first time.
A Rare Cosmic Collision Might Let Scientists Calculate the Precise Age of the Universe
A so-far unseen celestial collision could be astronomers' best bet for figuring out just how quickly the universe is expanding. www.space.com/41153-gravita...
Combined orbital Galileo-GPS position fix achieved aboard ISS
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Europe’s satellite navigation system Galileo is already in use worldwide, usable by itself or in combination with the US Global Positioning System (GPS). Now a combined Galileo–GPS positioning fix has been achieved in space – aboard the International Space Station – through an ESA–NASA c… www.esa.int/Our_Activities/...
The IceCube Neutrino Detector at the South Pole Hits Paydirt
A single subatomic collision has opened a new door in astronomy spectrum.ieee.org/tech-talk...
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At the beginning of the eighties I saw the television series Cosmos: A Personal Voyage by Carl Sagan. Cosmos gave birth to my interest in history, space and science. The sixth episode of the series is called "Travellers' Tales" and is focused on ... ideas.lego.com/projects/c5a...