Multi-national crew blasts off for space station

A Russian Soyuz rocket blasted off from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazahkstan on Sunday to deliver three new crew members to the International Space Station, including Italy's first female astronaut. ...

1 hours ago from Reuters

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SpaceX's reusable rockets get help from 'X-wing' fins and drone ships

SpaceX's reusable rockets already have a few tricks up their metal sleeves, but it looks like they're getting at least a couple more. Elon Musk has revealed that his company is testing new ...

22 hours ago from Engadget

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Rare Deep-Sea Angler Fish Caught on Film

Meet the Black Seadevil

5 hours ago from TIME

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NASA issues 'remastered' view of Jupiter's moon Europa

(Phys.org) —Scientists have produced a new version of what is perhaps NASA's best view of Jupiter's ice-covered moon, Europa. The mosaic of color images was obtained in the late 1990s by NASA's ...

Fri 21 Nov 14 from Phys.org

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Modelling the magnetic fields of exoplanets

Spectral analysis reveals details of stellar winds and planetary atmospheres

Fri 21 Nov 14 from Physics World

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How the hummingbird achieves its aerobatic feats

(Phys.org) —The sight of a tiny hummingbird hovering in front of a flower and then darting to another with lightning speed amazes and delights. But it also leaves watchers with a persistent ...

8 hours ago from Phys.org

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European space plane set for February launch

Europe's first-ever "space plane" will be launched on February 11 next year, rocket firm Arianespace said Friday after a three-month delay to fine-tune the mission flight plan.

Fri 21 Nov 14 from Phys.org

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What carved the Tsangpo Gorge?

New findings dispel an old notion about the feature's erosion

Thu 20 Nov 14 from Science Now

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Scientists say these mysterious shrimps may hold keys to alien life

According to exobiologists at NASA, these mysterious shrimps and its symbiotic bacterium may hold clues "about what life could be like on other planetary bodies." It's life that may ...

Sat 22 Nov 14 from Gizmodo

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This Is What It Sounded Like When We Landed on a Comet

Instruments recorded the thump of Philae's first of three landings on comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko last week. The post This Is What It Sounded Like When We Landed on a Comet appeared first ...

Thu 20 Nov 14 from Wired Science

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