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This $30 Device Turns the Cold of Outer Space Into Renewable Energy

“It literally is generating visible light out of the darkness of the sky. This is not even paraphrasing, this is exactly what it is."
Maddie Bender
7 hours ago
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Here’s What’s Next on India’s Space Agenda After Chandrayaan-2 Launch Setback

From India’s first manned space mission to a solar mission, here are all the details of what ISRO is working on next.
Shamani Joshi
9.10.19
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Why Alien Life Might Literally Glow

Scientists think that they can detect aliens by looking for bioluminescent glows.
MJ Banias
9.8.19
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This Australian Scientist Is Sending Cancer Cells Into Space to See if They Survive

Experiments on Earth suggest that cancer cells are radically affected by near-zero gravity conditions.
Gavin Butler
8.29.19
Space

Astronauts Are Growing Microbes in Space to Help Us Mine Asteroids

Scientists think that bacteria can help make space mining much easier.
Maddie Stone
8.7.19
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An Asteroid Big Enough to Wipe Out a City Nearly Hit Earth Last Week

The rock shot past at about a fifth of the distance to the Moon—and almost nobody saw it coming until just hours before it passed.
Gavin Butler
7.29.19
Space

Are Earth’s Nations Allowed to ‘Colonise’ the Moon?

Despite all the talk of "lunar colonies", no one actually owns the Moon. So what happens when people start mining it?
Gavin Butler
7.25.19
News

Two Women Are Spearheading India’s Latest Space Mission

Chandrayaan-2, India’s second mission to the moon, has been celebrated across the country for making history in more ways than one.
Meera Navlakha
7.24.19
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India Launches Its First Unmanned Spacecraft to the Far Side of the Moon

Stargazers in Australia are thought to have spotted the rocket as it blasted into the stratosphere.
Gavin Butler
7.23.19
Culture

50 Stellar Photos of Outer Space

For the 50th anniversary of the moon landing this weekend, curator Jon Feinstein selected a collection of images capturing deep space fantasies.
Jon Feinstein
7.19.19
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India’s Attempted Moon Landing Delayed by Technical Glitch

The countdown clock was stopped less than an hour before launch.
Gavin Butler
7.15.19
News

India Is About to Attempt Its First Moon Landing

If successful, India will only be the fourth country to achieve this feat.
Meera Navlakha
7.12.19
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