Ray Cahill
Ray Cahill
@Xray
Planetary scientist dude and Space Editor at 3tags
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Gary King, a microbiologist at LSU who studies the most extreme organisms on Earth, can't help but wonder whether our planet's toughest microbes could change the face of Mars Back in April, NASA's Curiosity rover …
Gary King, a microbiologist at LSU who studies the most extreme organisms on Earth, can't help but wonder whether our …
Is this what we’re seeing around KIC 8462852 - a colossal megastructure built by alien intelligence? Probably not. The reality might be even more interesting. Kevin Gill/Flickr, CC BY-SA For the past few days, …
Is this what we’re seeing around KIC 8462852 - a colossal megastructure built by alien intelligence? Probably not. The reality …
These dark, narrow, 100 meter-long streaks called recurring slope lineae flowing downhill on Mars are inferred to have been formed by contemporary flowing water. Recently, planetary scientists detected hydrated salts on these slopes at Hale crater, …
These dark, narrow, 100 meter-long streaks called recurring slope lineae flowing downhill on Mars are inferred to have been formed by …
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NASA has released footage of spacewalking astronauts, who took a camera to capture their work on the International Space Station. The footage also shows breathtaking views of Earth below. The spacewalks on February 21 and March 1 …
NASA has released footage of spacewalking astronauts, who took a camera to capture their work on the International Space Station. …
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CERN’s Large Hadron Collider has already found the “God particle” and now it could be on the verge of discovering a “parallel universe.” The “atom smasher” at CERN in Geneva is now operating at …
CERN’s Large Hadron Collider has already found the “God particle” and now it could be on the verge of …
There is no lack of companies joining the private space race, with all of them developing new ways to launch spacecraft into space. Now, there is a new contender called Escape Dynamics (EDI). It’s …
There is no lack of companies joining the private space race, with all of them developing new ways to launch …
New color images from NASA’s New Horizons spacecraft show two very different faces of the mysterious dwarf planet, one with a series of intriguing spots along the equator that are evenly spaced. Each of …
New color images from NASA’s New Horizons spacecraft show two very different faces of the mysterious dwarf planet, one …
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How solar and lunar eclipses work.
How solar and lunar eclipses work.
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General relativity isn’t only a powerfully descriptive theory, but there’s a beauty in its elegance. One hundred years ago this month, an obscure German physicist named Albert Einstein presented to the Prussian Academy …
General relativity isn’t only a powerfully descriptive theory, but there’s a beauty in its elegance. One hundred years …
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“Star Trek” introduced the world outside of rocket science circles to the concept of warp drive – the propulsion system that allowed the starship Enterprise to travel faster than the speed of light. Warp speed is …
“Star Trek” introduced the world outside of rocket science circles to the concept of warp drive – the propulsion system that …
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