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The following photos show a place that you might think serves as a supervillain’s lair at first glance. As a matter of fact, there are no dark schemes being plotted here—only dark matter physics.
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Many wonders of the universe cannot be seen in visible light. Rather, we need to explore the rest of the electromagnetic spectrum to reveal their splendour.
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The international team, led by Stephane Guilloteau at the Laboratoire d'Astrophysique de Bordeaux, France, measured the temperature of large dust grains around the young star 2MASS J16281370-2431391 in the spectacular Rho Ophiuchi star formation region, about 400 light-years from Earth.
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When encountering paintings by artist Samantha Keely Smith (previously) it's nearly impossible to escape the mystery and gravity depicted by a violent clash of abstract brush strokes. Ocean waves crash atop foreboding bodies of water, plumes of fire seem to battle clouds in the sky, and swi
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An oddball stream of stars orbiting the Milky Way can be explained by the chaos stirred up by a propeller-like bar – and could help us map the galaxy
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In 1983, Sally Ride became the first American woman to travel into space. Today, PBS Digital Studio released a short animated film featuring an interview between Ride and Gloria Steinem from that very same year. It’s a great retrospective on Ride’s early career—but it’s also a reminder that obnoxious gender biases have tailed female astronauts for a very long time.
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We know the Earth is habitable because—well, here we are. But would it look like a good candidate for life from hundreds of light-years away?
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In November 2014, a brave explorer on a daring mission strapped on a pair of studded boots and a hard hat, stuffed a cheese sandwich and a compass into a backpack, and leapt from a spacecraft.
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R.I.P Philae :(...
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Crashing into a planet is seldom a good idea. If you're trying to travel to another world, you're likely to land at tens of kilometres per second unless you do something serious to slow down. When Neil Armstrong famously became the first man on the moon in 1969, he piloted a lunar module onto the surface using thrusters that slowed the craft's descent.
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Galaxy Wars: M81 versus M82
Image Credit & Copyright: André van der Hoeven, Neil Fleming & Michael Van Doorn
http://apod.nasa.gov/apod/ap160203.html
A different astronomy and space science related image is featured each day, along with a brief explanation.
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Question if aliens do live on the moon we were told to stay off of it how come it keeps drifting further away
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Angela Merkel to attend test in which team will heat hydrogen until it becomes plasma in bid for clean nuclear power
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  • Sky at Night Magazine
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  • Astronomy Now Magazine
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    Science Writer, 2015
  • The Washington Times
    contributer, 2014
  • Universe Today
    Science Writer, 2013
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