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‘Impossible’ space drive tested by NASA foretells future of deep-space travel
NASA has conducted long-awaited experiments to prove that the fabled space drive, capable of generating its own thrust and breaking a fundamental law of physics, works. If the find survives fresh scrutiny, space ship construction will be revolutionized.

01.08.2014 05:18

NASA looks to produce oxygen on Mars with next rover
The next Mars rover is going to be home to numerous ambitious experiments, including one that will see NASA try to produce oxygen on the Red Planet.

01.08.2014 02:06

First synthetic biological leaf could allow humans to colonize space
In order for humans to live in outer space, they must have a steady supply of oxygen they can depend on. Now, instead of relying on plants that may not survive, they can use an artificial biological leaf designed by a London graduate student.

30.07.2014 23:34

Milky Way galaxy much lighter than previously thought, astronomers find
For the first time astronomers have been able to precisely measure the weight of our Milky Way galaxy, which has turned out much lighter than previously thought, according to new research.

30.07.2014 16:57

Lighter than ‘Gravity’: Why the world should take note of India’s Mars mission
India's maiden Mars mission, launched in November 2013, has covered about 80 percent of its journey, and is likely to hit the Red Planet after the 540 million km journey on September 24 as slated.

29.07.2014 13:37

US launches 2 spy geo-satellites to track ‘nefarious capability’ of other nations
The US Air Force has successfully orbited two geosynchronous satellites to monitor all other space devices operating on the same strategic orbit, because of the “nefarious capability” other nations might try to place up there, an American general said.

29.07.2014 04:57

Gecko sex satellite back online as Russia restores contact
Russia’s space agency has re-established communication with its Foton-M4 satellite in Earth’s low orbit, three days after losing contact. The robotic spacecraft contains geckos participating in experiments on how space conditions impact reproduction.

26.07.2014 15:35

NASA eyeing largest ever telescope to trump Hubble
If there was ever a conclusive key to finding alien life, NASA’s new monster telescope concept could be it. It is said that the new device will rival the famed Hubble 2,000-to-1 in accuracy and provide answers to crucial questions.

26.07.2014 13:26

Mysterious black holes may be exploding into ‘white holes’
A new scientific theory suggests that when black holes reach the end of their lifespan, they explode into “white holes” and release all of their matter into space.

25.07.2014 02:45

Alien pollution might allow scientists to narrow in on extraterrestrial life
A group of scientists say they might have found a way to detect if alien life exists on faraway planets. First, however, they’ll have to find out if extraterrestrials pollute as much as the inhabitants of Earth.

24.07.2014 19:21

‘Welcome to Aerospace’: NASA lacks funds for deep-space rocket
Budget shortfalls rather than technical challenges may prevent NASA from launching its new $12 billion deep-space rocket by the end of 2017 as planned, federal auditors said.

24.07.2014 12:22

​‘Saddest photo yet’: Astronaut photographs Gaza offensive from space
A German astronaut managed to capture the Gaza war zone from space while aboard the International Space Station. He called it his “saddest photo yet.”

24.07.2014 04:59

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