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  • The astronaut’s extra nose
    How do we prevent astronauts in space from inhaling hazardous gases? A German-Norwegian hi-tech optical gas sensor provides a solution. ... read more
    Source: Phys.org: Space Exploration NewsPublished on 2017-06-22
    22 hours ago
  • Could a dedicated mission to Enceladus detect microbial life there?
    Saturn's icy moon Enceladus is best known for its numerous geysers ejecting plumes of water and ice. These eruptive fountains ... read more
    Source: Phys.org: Space Exploration NewsPublished on 2017-06-22
    22 hours ago
  • Rare US total solar eclipse excites Americans coast-to-coast
    For the first time in almost a century the United States is preparing for a coast-to-coast solar eclipse, a rare ... read more
    Source: Phys.org: Space Exploration NewsPublished on 2017-06-22
    1 day ago
  • Hubble captures massive dead disk galaxy that challenges theories of galaxy evolution
    By combining the power of a "natural lens" in space with the capability of NASA's Hubble Space Telescope, astronomers made ... read more
    Source: Phys.org: Astronomy NewsPublished on 2017-06-21
    2 days ago
  • A new virtual approach to science in space
    When Apollo astronauts on the Moon spoke with Mission Control on Earth, there was a noticeable time gap between a ... read more
    Source: Phys.org: Space Exploration NewsPublished on 2017-06-21
    2 days ago
  • NASA Prepares for Aug. 21 Total Solar Eclipse with Live Coverage, Safety Information
    For the first time in 99 years, a total solar eclipse will occur across the entire continental United States, and ... read more
    Source: NASA Education NewsPublished on 2017-06-21
    2 days ago
  • MUSES facility enables investigation opportunities for future users
    The Multiple User System for Earth Sensing Facility (MUSES) will inspire and enable numerous branches of research and science through ... read more
    Source: Phys.org: Space Exploration NewsPublished on 2017-06-21
    2 days ago
  • Radioactive elements in Cassiopeia A suggest a neutrino-driven explosion
    Stars exploding as supernovae are the main sources of heavy chemical elements in the Universe. In particular, radioactive atomic nuclei ... read more
    Source: Phys.org: Astronomy NewsPublished on 2017-06-21
    2 days ago
  • Elon Musk releases details of plan to colonise Mars – here’s what a planetary expert thinks
    Elon Musk, the founder of SpaceX and Tesla, has released new details of his vision to colonise parts of the ... read more
    Source: Phys.org: Space Exploration NewsPublished on 2017-06-21
    2 days ago
  • CASIS partnership brings ‘organs-on-chips’ research to space station
    Models of human disease are beneficial for medical research, but have limitations in predicting the way a drug will behave ... read more
    Source: Phys.org: Space Exploration NewsPublished on 2017-06-21
    2 days ago
  • Europe okays project to seek alien life
    Europe has approved the launch of a deep-space observatory to sniff out habitable planets in other star systems, along with ... read more
    Source: Phys.org: Astronomy NewsPublished on 2017-06-21
    2 days ago
  • Snake robots to assist astronauts
    Norwegian researchers are looking into how a snake robot might carry out maintenance work on the International Space Station (ISS), ... read more
    Source: Phys.org: Space Exploration NewsPublished on 2017-06-21
    2 days ago
  • NASA completes study of future ‘ice giant’ mission concepts
    A NASA-led and NASA-sponsored study of potential future missions to the mysterious "ice giant" planets Uranus and Neptune has been ... read more
    Source: Phys.org: Space Exploration NewsPublished on 2017-06-21
    2 days ago
  • Video: Developing landing tech for space
    Canyons, craters and cracked ice fields on other worlds might be hiding exciting scientific discoveries. But how do we get ... read more
    Source: Phys.org: Space Exploration NewsPublished on 2017-06-21
    2 days ago
  • Gravitational wave mission selected, planet-hunting mission moves forward
    The LISA trio of satellites to detect gravitational waves from space has been selected as the third large-class mission in ... read more
    Source: Phys.org: Astronomy NewsPublished on 2017-06-21
    2 days ago

 

 

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