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2013-12-23 23:21:47

Moon Express' privately funded space telescope will be launched to the Moon in a pioneering experiment to democratize access to space exploration. Bellevue,

Astronomers Asking Volunteers To Help Find 'Space Warps'
2013-05-08 12:46:13

Space warps are more commonly known as "gravitational lenses," which allows objects in space to act as a giant lens to other objects even farther away. Studies have found that the human brain is much better at identifying lenses than current computer algorithms, so astronomers are asking volunteers to participate in the Space Warps project.

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2005-11-22 16:55:00

The genius of Albert Einstein, who added a "cosmological constant" to his equation for the expansion of the universe but later retracted it, may be vindicated by new research.


Word of the Day
honeyguide
  • Any of various tropical Old World birds of the family Indicatoridae, some species of which lead people or animals to the nests of wild honeybees. The birds eat the wax and larvae that remain after the nest has been destroyed for its honey.
Honeyguide birds have even been known to eat candles.