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Astronaut Chris Hadfield says the rockets from NASA, SpaceX, and Blue Origin won't take people to Mars - Business Insider
Chris Hadfield, a former astronaut, recently spoke to Business Insider about his new online course on space exploration. When asked the future space vehicles of NASA, SpaceX, and Blue Origin, Hadfield said, "I don't think any of those three rockets is ...
Black Hole Drags Star to Dusty Death - New York Times
Gulp. Burp. And so it goes in the cruel and carnivorous universe according to Einstein. Astronomers said on Thursday that they had seen a giant black hole in a nearby galaxy rip apart an unfortunate wayward star and spread half of it into a messy blaze ...
Mars will come closer to Earth in the coming weeks than it has been in 15 years — here's how to see it - Business Insider
Mars will be at its closest point to our planet in 15 years throughout July, making for some prime nighttime viewing. That's because of a phenomenon called perihelic opposition, in which Earth's and Mars' orbits align, bringing the two planets closer ...
Ferry sunk off Delaware to become part of artificial reef - San Antonio Express-News
CAPE HENLOPEN, Del. (AP) — A 320-foot-long ferry has been intentionally sunk to become part of an artificial reef off Delaware's coast. The state's natural resources department says the M/V Twin Capes is now the latest underwater attraction in ...
Antarctica Is Melting Way Faster Than Anyone Expected - Popular Mechanics
The continent is losing ice almost three times as fast since 2007, and it's definitely not a good sign. By Laura Yan. Jun 17, 2018. Getty Images. Antarctica has been losing ice more than twice as quickly since 2012—which is way faster than scientists ...
Mars to come closest to Earth in 15 years next month - Economic Times
Star gazers could have a good view of the Red Planet next month as Mars is set to come to the closest point to Earth since 2003 when it reaches opposition with the Sun in late July. This year, Mars opposition will occur on July 27, according to NASA.
World tributes to Professor Hawking at his Westminster Abbey memorial service - MercoPress
Tributes have been paid to renowned physicist Prof Stephen Hawking in a Westminster Abbey memorial service. British actor Benedict Cumberbatch, who played Hawking in a BBC drama, and astronaut Tim Peake were among those giving readings at the ...
A surprise find: 99-million-year-old frog encased in amber - Washington Post
At first glance, the oddly shaped splotches darkening a vibrant yellow piece of amber appear to be amorphous blobs. But upon closer examination, a shape emerges. There are two forelimbs. At the end of each limb are four smaller bones, forming a ...
Albert Einstein's travel diaries reveal his racist, offensive side - Deccan Chronicle
Albert Einstein's diary reveals that the German scientist held racist views about Chinese people, and viewed them as being intellectually inferior. In diaries that Einstein kept during his five month journey across countries including China, Singapore ...