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NASA’s New Horizons Finds Wide Bite Mark On Pluto’s Surface

Pluto looks like a "large chewable malted ball." Now, new images from New Horizons revealed a wide bite mark on the dwarf planet's surface. How did that happen? (Photo : NASA/JHUAPL/SwRI) When the...
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J.J. Abrams’ Web Series About The Race To The Moon Is Coming To A...

While astronaut Scott Kelly might have just come back down to Earth, plenty of people are still vying to do the opposite — perhaps no one more so than the subjects...
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Commander Scott Kelly: Profile Of An Astronaut Who Spent A Year In Space

Scott Kelly (left), the NASA astronaut and former U.S. Naval Captain who spent a year in space, successfully landed back to Earth on Tuesday onboard a Soyuz TMA-18M spacecraft. He was...
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You Can Hijack Even Fancy Police Drones Worth Thousands Of Dollars, Warns Hacker

Security researcher Nils Rodday reveals that police drones (not pictured) have security vulnerabilities that make them an easy target for hijacking. He added that while drones can cost as much as...

Virgin Galactic to Unveil, Christen New Passenger Spaceship Today

Virgin Galactic's second SpaceShipTwo, seen here being built in May 2015, will be rolled out on Feb. 19, 2016, at the Mojave Air & Space Port in California. The world will get...

The Antlia Constellation

In the 2nd century CE, Greek-Egyptian astronomer Claudius Ptolemaeus (aka. Ptolemy) compiled a list of the then-known 48 constellations. His treatise, known as the Almagest, would be used by medieval European...

This Voice-Controlled BB-8 Is THE Droid You’ve Been Looking For

A new BB-8 toy from Spin Master can follow its owner and react to words spoken around it. NEW YORK — If you've been dreaming of a real-life BB-8 ever since you...

How Dense Are The Planets?

The eight planets of our Solar System vary widely, not only in terms of size, but also in terms of mass and density (i.e. its mass per unit of volume). For...

NASA just smashed its record for astronaut applications—18,000+

Back in 1978, excitement about the future of NASA, with the space shuttle soon to debut, was palpable. So when the space agency called for astronaut applications, a record 8,000 people...

Eying Exomoons in the Search for E.T.

NASA scientists are using a supercomputer to aid in the hunt for moons outside of the solar system that might play host to alien life. Credit: NASA This article was originally published at...