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It's not easy to get to a galaxy far, far away using engines powered by just liquid hydrogen and oxygen.
The chemical breakdown of minerals that may be lurking in space dust soon will be available to scientists around the world.
â€˜Benford beaconsâ€™ concept could refocus search for signs of intelligent extraterrestrial life.
NASA has discovered approximately 25,000 new asteroids over the past six months using their new Wide-field Infrared Survey Explorer (WISE) space telescope.
As of July 2nd, movie theaters across the nation are offering something new in their lobbies.
"Future Science: The Frontiers of 21st Century Astronomy" will address grand challenge topics.
SILVER SPRING, Md., May 11 /PRNewswire/ -- Majestic and mystifying, the universe holds mankind's imagination like nothing else. For thousands of years humans have struggled with and sought answers to its biggest mysteries.
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Astronomers investigating why the cosmic background radiation is much brighter at radio wavelengths than expected have identified a potential culprit: fast spinning black holes early in the galaxy formation process.
Discovery may be in front of your home computer, thanks to "citizen scientist" projects.
The prominent feature that allows for the existence of life on Earth is the Sun. Radiation from our closest star provides heat and energy to our planet, driving biological processes and providing the necessary conditions for liquid water to naturally exist. But our Sun is only but one star in this vast Universe. And as it turns out, most stars are quite different than the one that illuminates our day. For this reason, scientists have, for hundreds of years, attempted to study the other...
Xenobiology -- Xenobiology (or exobiology, or astrobiology) is the term for a speculative field within biology which considers the possibility of, and possible nature of, extraterrestrial life. It also necessarily includes the concept of artificial life, since any life form might naturally evolve elsewhere, could conceivably come out of a laboratory using a future technology. It might be difficult to tell whether a truly strange life form had in fact arisen in space, or was designed much...
- The act of burning, scorching, or heating to dryness; the state or being thus heated or dried.
- In medicine, cauterization.