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porn

Porn Stars Tell Us About Their Last Heartbreak

"She wasn't OK with me making porn, even though she's a porn actress. Obviously, that hurts. I've been watching a lot of films that we used to watch together, like 'P.S. I Love You.'"
Rebecca Baden
Laura Binder
11.2.18
Motherboard

Sorry Elon: NASA Says Mars Can’t Be Terraformed With Existing Technology

Elon Musk once suggested nuking the Martian poles to terraform the Red Planet, but NASA research shows why this would definitely not work.
Daniel Oberhaus
8.1.18
venus

The Atmosphere of Venus Is So Thick It Pushes On Mountains to Change How Fast the Planet Spins

Venus’ varying rotational period has always been a mystery for astronomers, but computer simulations show that it may have to do with the planet’s viscous atmosphere on mountains.
Daniel Oberhaus
6.19.18
Motherboard

Did Alien Civilizations Survive Climate Change?

Modeling the possible trajectories of extraterrestrial civilizations can help shed light on the fate of our own planet.
Daniel Oberhaus
6.6.18
Venus or Bust!

Researchers Think There Could Be Alien Life Floating in the Clouds of Venus

Yet another reason to get going on those Venusian cloud cities.
Daniel Oberhaus
4.2.18
Martian Skynet

Astronauts in Orbit Around Alien Planets Should Explore Surfaces With Robots and VR

“The historical presumption is that exploration means ‘boots on the ground.’ But we’ve gone way beyond that.”
Becky Ferreira
6.21.17
space computers

How the Humble CPU Launched NASA’s Golden Age of Space Exploration

Even today, retro-computing is carrying humanity to the edge of interstellar space.
John Wenz
5.28.17
Adventures in Hell

Russia and America Are Collaborating on the Most Ambitious Venus Mission Ever

The Venera-D project aims to send an orbiter, lander, and possibly even an airship to Venus.
Becky Ferreira
4.18.17
Motherboard

Humanity Will 'Touch the Sun' with the Fastest Spacecraft Ever Made

The most ambitious NASA mission you’ve never heard of.
Becky Ferreira
4.9.17
Walking on Sunshine

Humanity Will 'Touch the Sun' with the Fastest Spacecraft Ever Made

The most ambitious NASA mission you’ve never heard of.
Becky Ferreira
4.8.17
nasa

What the Heck Is This Giant Bow-Shaped Structure in Venus’s Skies?

Measuring 10,000 kilometers across, the mysterious structure may shed light on Venus’s atmospheric underworld.
Becky Ferreira
1.16.17
nasa

The First Probe to Visit Two Planets Launched on this Day in 1973

Mariner 10 was the first probe to visit Mercury, to use a gravitational slingshot maneuver, to hit up two planets in one mission, and to photograph Venus and Mercury up close. Not bad for a drama queen.
Becky Ferreira
11.3.16
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