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Spectacular time-lapse of the launch of the Falcon 9 rocket from SpaceX

Last Friday, December 22, SpaceX made its last release of the year from the Vandenberg Air Force Base in southern California. While many caused a stir in social networks to confuse it with an...

IgNobel Prize 2017

Awarded Ig Nobel Prizes 2017 The IgNobel Prize recognize those scientific advances that seem joking but are not. The winners of 2017 have been: Physics: Marc-Antoine Fardin, for using fluid dynamics to investigate the question of...

Comparison of hurricanes

Comparison of the size of large hurricanes in recent times Typhoon Tip was the largest and most intense cyclone to date. It recorded wind gusts of 305 km / h and remained active for almost...

21st eclipse NASA tool

Check out what the today's eclipse will look like in any area of the world As many of you will know, today will be the expected total eclipse in the United States. Thanks to the...

Mars is more toxic than previously thought

Mars is a planet even more hostile than we thought until now. A new study has concluded that the surface of Mars is too toxic to sustain life, with at least three elements forming...

NASA celebrates 20 years of its arrival on Mars with the Pathfinder

Younger generations may remember the Pathfinder rover as that old dusty exploration robot that helped Matt Damon communicate with his Earthly friends in The Martian, but in fact this vehicle represents an important piece...

CubeSats: Shaping Possibilities in Space

For more than a decade, CubeSats, or small satellites, have paved the way to low-Earth orbit for commercial companies, educational institutions, and non-profit organizations. These small satellites offer opportunities to conduct scientific investigations and...

Space changed gut bacteria of these twin astronauts

Researchers studying the gut microbes of Scott and Mark Kelly, NASA astronauts and identical twin brothers, have found that spaceflight causes changes, but it’s not clear what the changes mean. The research is one of...

Mars volcano erupted nonstop for 2 billion years

An unusual meteorite found in Algeria in 2012 shows that at some point in its 4.5-billion-year history, Mars had a single volcano that erupted continuously for more than 2 billion years. “We’ve never seen anything like...

Astronauts’ brains change shape in space

Astronauts’ brains compress and expand in space, MRIs before and after missions show. Researchers say the findings could have implications for treating other health conditions that affect brain function. The study, believed to be the first...

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