Scientists aim largest telescope possible at ‘alien megastructure’ star

 Posted by on 2016-10-27 at 12:37  aliens, astronomy, Reblog, science, seti, space  Comments Off on Scientists aim largest telescope possible at ‘alien megastructure’ star
Oct 272016
 

Early Thursday morning, a new and powerful effort was underway to explore a mystery 1,500 light-years away. West Virginia’s Green Bank Telescope was hard at work, sucking up information about a strange winking star.

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How the Universe Could Annihilate Itself at the Speed of Light

 Posted by on 2016-10-21 at 15:40  astronomy, astrophysics, physics, quantum, quantum mechanics, Reblog, science, space  Comments Off on How the Universe Could Annihilate Itself at the Speed of Light
Oct 212016
 

Time now for a very cute video about a rather terrible prospect—the very grim possibility of the universe spawning a lethal bubble of pure vacuum that expands in all directions at the speed of light.

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The Best Camera Settings to Start With for Star, Moon, Milky Way & Night Sky Photography

 Posted by on 2016-10-20 at 14:40  astronomy, photography, Reblog, space  Comments Off on The Best Camera Settings to Start With for Star, Moon, Milky Way & Night Sky Photography
Oct 202016
 

Once you’re comfortable creating communication between yourself, your camera, and the universe at night, it’s time to bring those technical and creative skills together to create an interesting nighttime image.

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Can the ‘impossible’ space drive survive falsification in orbit?

 Posted by on 2016-09-16 at 13:10  astronomy, physics, Reblog, science, space, tech  Comments Off on Can the ‘impossible’ space drive survive falsification in orbit?
Sep 162016
 

The EM Drive is going to get its feather drop, after a fashion. The famous feather drop was about proving something everybody already believed: Drop a feather and a hammer in a vacuum and, without air resistance, they will accelerate downward at the same rate.

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The ‘impossible’ EM Drive is about to be tested in space

 Posted by on 2016-09-06 at 11:06  physics, Reblog, science, space, tech  Comments Off on The ‘impossible’ EM Drive is about to be tested in space
Sep 062016
 

An actual EM Drive is about to be launched into space for the first time, so scientists can finally figure out – once and for all – if it really is possible for a rocket engine to generate thrust without any kind of exhaust or propellant.

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Was Venus once habitable?

 Posted by on 2016-08-13 at 23:49  astronomy, climate change, nasa, Reblog, science, space  Comments Off on Was Venus once habitable?
Aug 132016
 

(CNN)Imagine a mostly dead planet with a heavy, toxic atmosphere 90 times thicker than ours and surface temperatures that reach 864 degrees: hot enough to melt lead. That would be Venus, often called Earth’s twin because they’re similar in size. You couldn’t live there if you wanted to.

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Darth Vader returns in new Rogue One: A Star Wars Story trailer

 Posted by on 2016-08-12 at 01:28  entertainment, film, movies, Reblog, science fiction, scifi, space, star wars, Video  Comments Off on Darth Vader returns in new Rogue One: A Star Wars Story trailer
Aug 122016
 

Gareth Edwards’ Rogue One finally has a new trailer, and it features the biggest villain in the history of Star Wars: Darth Vader himself.

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