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spinlaunch accelerator

New Tech Flings a Projectile into Space

In 2021, a startup tested a system capable of...
Jupiter's surface as seen from the Juno mission

NASA’s Juno Delivers New Views of Jupiter. Plus: What the Moon Ganymede Sounds Like

The NASA spacecraft Juno left Earth in 2011. After...

Science Links of the Week

A passion for the natural world drives many of...

Science Links of the Week

A passion for the natural world drives many of...
Lens of the LSST camera. Photo: Obs/NSF/AURA

World’s Highest Resolution Camera Ready to Shoot the Stars

The world's most advanced astronomical camera is ready to...

NASA Launches Test to Prevent Future Asteroid Disaster

It seems that Bruce Willis and Ben Affleck's mission...

Rare Blood Micromoon Visible Tonight

Skywatchers across parts of Asia, the Americas, Australia, and...
distant planets

NASA Space Telescope Finds Possible Planet in the Whirlpool Galaxy

This month, a team of scientists announced that it...
Orionids meteor shower, 2016. Photo: Brian Spencer/Shutterstock

Orionids Meteor Shower Peaks Tonight

For the northern hemisphere, the annual Orionids meteor shower...

Natural Wonders: The Tunguska Event

Die-hard fans of The X- Files will remember the...

Found: A White Dwarf and Orbiting Planet – Omens About Our Post-Solar Future?

Do you ever find yourself craving to know what...

Sure Enough, Solar Flare Creates Amazing Aurora Borealis Display

On October 11, a G2-rated geomagnetic solar storm ignited...

What Are Those Mysterious Radio Signals Coming From the Centre of the Milky Way?

Strange signals coming from an unidentified outer space object...
Solar flares – like this one captured by a NASA satellite orbiting the Sun – eject huge amounts of radiation. Image: NASA via Wikicommons

Solar Flare Causes Geomagnetic Storm, Aurora Expected In Northern Reaches

On Saturday, October 9, specialists at NASA's Solar Dynamics...

Science Links of the Week

A passion for the natural world drives many of...
Close-up of two sea otters

Science Links of the Week

A passion for the natural world drives many of...

Science Links of the Week

A passion for the natural world drives many of...
China's Mars rover

Science Links of the Week

A passion for the natural world drives many of...

Science Links of the Week

A passion for the natural world drives many of...

Science Links of the Week

A passion for the natural world drives many of...

Science Links of the Week

A passion for the natural world drives many of...

Space Travel and Endurance Swimming “Shrink the Heart”

New research concludes that both space travel and endurance...

The Climber’s Guide to the Galaxy

A roundup of the most challenging unclimbed peaks in...
the moon's disc

Want to Fly to the Moon? Now’s Your Chance

Imagine if your next expedition were to the Moon....

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