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Thursday, March 30, 2017

Titan: Sand Dunes On Saturn’s Moon Are Electric And Do Not Move, Scientists Say

Yeah, Anakin Skywalker wouldn't be a fan. We're not talking sand like Earth either. Think more along the lines of packing peanuts. Researchers at Georgia Tech conducted a series of experiments to see...

Southern lights illuminate the skies

Thanks to this viral proposal and, you know, every travel bucket list ever, you're probably familiar with the Northern Lights. But what about the Southern Lights? We didn't know about them until rece...

NASA Assigns 5 Astronauts to Upcoming International Space Station Missions

Washington, March 27, 2017: NASA has partnered with real-time visualization platform Epic Games' Unreal Engine to create a mixed reality International Space Station (ISS) that can provide an 'out of ...

Trump’s Executive Order on Climate Change Is All About Power

Donald Trump's plan to ditch Barack Obama's flagship policy on climate change is based on a flawed study paid for by the coal industry, a leading environmental think tank has claimed. The President i...

SpaceX aims for historic rocket launch with reused booster

Martin Halliwell heard the naysayers who said SpaceX would never land and re-fly Falcon rockets, that it was impossible. Even if Elon Musk's company did land a first-stage booster, the chief engineer...

New online NASA library offers all your free space porn in one place

Milky Way. Behold the glory of the middle of the Milky Way—thanks to an even better photo database at NASA. (NASA/JPL-Caltech/ESA/CXC/STScI). By Erin Blakemore. smithsonian.com. March 29, 2017 3:24PM...

What’s Happening in Space Policy March 27-31, 2017

The International Space Station is passing over Coventry and Warwickshire in April 2017 - and there's a chance of seeing it as long as the night skies are clear. The ISS is the brightest man-made obj...

Scientists see evidence of an ancient tsunami on Mars

AN ASTEROID wiped out an ancient civilisation on Mars billions of years ago, according to shock claims. By Jamie Micklethwaite / Published 28th March 2017. Asteroid hits Mars GETTY. ARMAGEDDON: Scien...

The perils of inaction on climate change in Pakistan

OSLO, March 27 (Reuters) - A 2015 global pact for fighting climate change will benefit in some ways at least if U.S. President Donald Trump carries out a threat to pull out, backers say, in a shift f...

Largest-Known Dinosaur Footprint Discovered in Western Australia

Dubbed 'Australia's Jurassic Park,' a 15-mile stretch of Dampier Peninsula coastline boasts an unprecedented 21 different types of dinosaur tracks. Monitor's Best: Top 5. Why Russian protests are mak...

Back from the dead? Scientists renew search for extinct Tasmanian Tiger

The last of these dog-like animals, also known as Tasmanian tigers, was thought to have died in 1936. But might they still be lurking elusively in the wild? Like sightings of Bigfoot and the Loch Nes...

Air New Zealand: Flies An Amazing Journey Through The Southern Lights

The "Flight of the Lights" took off for the Antarctic Circle with 130 passengers on board. By Ananya Roy. Updated March 25, 2017 11:30 GMT. Play Video. Play. Mute. Current Time 0:00. /. Duration Time...

Experiencing Aurora Australis ‘alters’ passengers’ lives!

KNOXVILLE (WATE) – The month of March has been marked by a spike in Northern Lights sightings. Breathtaking photos and videos show bright dancing lights across Western Canada as well as areas of Euro...

China’s New Space Station Could Replace the ISS

Epic Games has provided NASA with its Unreal Engine real-time visualisation platform to help the US space agency create an immersive Mixed Reality replica of the International Space Station (ISS) tha...

The Philippines, Climate Change, and the Paris Agreement

South Asian cities will likely remain the most stressed over the coming century, but others 1 South Asian cities will likely remain the most stressed over the coming century, but others including Lag...

Scientist says carbon rich soil could make Pacific more resilient

Soil organic matter plays a key role in ensuring healthy soils and sustainable agriculture production. Share · Share · Share · Email; 0 Comments. Share · Share · Share · Email; 0 Comments. Soil organ...

Paleontologists just discovered the world’s biggest dinosaur footprint in ‘Aus...

As many as 21 different types of dinosaur tracks have been identified in a 16-mile stretch of remote coastline in Western Australia. The discovery is “unparalleled” in Australia and even the world, a...

Gravitational Wave Pushes Supermassive Black Hole Away From Center Of Host Galaxy

A team of international researchers got a bit of a shock recently when a supermassive black hole — something that normally anchors the centre of a galaxy — was spotted speeding away from its home. Th...

NASA and Unreal develop VR astronaut training

NASA was kind of left red-faced after a 17-year-old Briton pointed out that the space agency is collecting erroneous data from the International Space Station. According to A-level student Miles Solo...

Watch: Stephen Hawking experiencing zero gravity for the first time

Branson said that while the flight was "bloody expensive" he hoped to get the price down as more missions were launched. Eight New Zealanders are among 800 people who have signed up for the two-and-a...