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Dwarf galaxies may be forming an excessive number of massive stars
Venus' crust may be a lot thinner than originally thought, and largely formed by vulcanism
We're just beginning to learn what needs to go into a light sail to make it work...a lot more than we thought
Poor New Horizons...we don't think there's a Starbucks 4 Billion miles away from Earth
Sterile Neutrinos may be responsible for dark matter. Now, physicists may have actually found some.
Just wait 250 million years and you'll be able to walk from Antarctica to Australia, by way of south America, North America, Africa, Europe and Asia
The highly eccentric orbits of trans-Neptunian planets might be caused by the theoretical Planet 9, or by other Trans-Neptunian objects, like a swarm of dwarf planets
Zoo hypothesis, multiverse hypothesis, great filter hypothesis and now, the Vogon Construction Crew hypothesis.
Who'd have thought that heat might be a big factor in what takes place during a fusion reaction?
Constructal Theory...we've got to keep evolving or the end is nigh
NOTHING can travel faster than the speed of light. Well.....
Eindhoven featured prominently in the allies' Operation Market Garden plan to invade Germany during World War II. Most of its historic buildings were destroyed at that time, opening things up for more experimental structures.
these days, everyone wants to be "Steve Austin"....
Once the bionic parts have worn out, you might need to consider one of these options.
Mars as it has never been seen before.
It may not be legal in your country to clone yourself...and other reasons why you can't have clone
Not to be out done, Juno weighs in with a flyover of Jupiter's pole
Even more Mars Porn.
Have programmers forgotten the expression "GIGO"? (Garbage In, Garbage Out)
Pictures of lunar landers and rovers probably still won't convince the naysayers.
Well, hand-grenaded and mortared, actually. More than once. And all the Moon ever did to us was send a few meteorites in our general direction....
"If we had this monster sitting at the centre of our Milky Way galaxy, it would appear 10 times brighter than a full moon. It would appear as an incredibly bright pin-point star that would almost wash out all of the stars in the sky."
Whether a Brown Dwarf or a Super Jupiter, this stellar companion is 540 million light years away, and astronomers can see it
23.5 degrees turns out to be "Just Right" for planets in the Goldilocks Zone
Dark Matter does not appear to affect star or planet formation, no matter how much or little of it there may be in different universes.
Wow. Ummm. Yeah. And you thought Futurama was a send-up of the genre!
All these worlds...except Europa....
Salamander genes to the rescue!
The Japanese ispace company want to start building Lunar Levittowns
If this test works, it will open up a while new era in the exploration of Mars