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Giant Ice Blades Found on Pluto – NASA

NASA believes it may have an explanation for the strange formations resembling giant blades of ice on Pluto. Read More »

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Time Travel in Fiction Rundown – MinutePhysics

How does time travel function in a variety of fictional works? Check it out! Read More »

Ancient organism’s genetics may show us how to live for centuries

Ancient organism’s genetics may show us how to live for centuries

When it comes to adding years of adult life, we’ve barely moved the needle. But that may be about to change — in part because of one very chilly fish. Read More »

Jupiter’s strange auroras are weirder than expected

Jupiter’s strange auroras are weirder than expected

In a study published in Nature Astronomy this week, astronomers announced that they’d finally been able to observe Jupiter’s southern x-ray hot spot in detail using data from the XMM-Newton and Chandra space observatories in 2007 and 2016. Surprisin... Read More »

Redwood Forest – a Radical New Design for a Martian City

Redwood Forest – a Radical New Design for a Martian City

A Mars city concept inspired by trees took home first prize in the architecture category of Mars City Design’s annual contest. Source: MIT Has a Radical New Design for a Martian City… Read More »

Time Travel: We Can’t Alter The Flow of Time, But We Can Literally Bend It

Time Travel: We Can’t Alter The Flow of Time, But We Can Literally Bend It

Is time travel possible? Maybe... Read More »

Newly discovered planet is nearly 25 percent the size of its star

Newly discovered planet is nearly 25 percent the size of its star

How does a gas giant form near a dwarf star? What does it take to build a gas giant? Building models of planet formation and studying exosolar systems have both provided us with some hints. But there’s a small but growing list of cases where t... Read More »

Astronomers Discover Extra-Solar Object Zipping Through the Solar System – ExtremeTech

Astronomers Discover Extra-Solar Object Zipping Through the Solar System – ExtremeTech

Astronomers track asteroids and comets in space near Earth, and some are unfathomably far away in the outer solar system. However, scientists may have spotted the first such object from someplace even more distant–another solar system. Source:... Read More »

A Human Base Camp on Mars by 2033!

A Human Base Camp on Mars by 2033!

NASA (and Lockheed Martin?) plan to have humans on Mars by 2033. Read More »

Beam Me Down: Chinese Quantum Entanglement

Beam Me Down: Chinese Quantum Entanglement

The Chinese teleported two photons to Earth, and proved that faster than light communication is possible! Read More »

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