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New Research Reveals How Galaxies Stay Hot and Bothered

It's relatively easy for galaxies to make stars. Start out with a bunch of random blobs of gas and dust.…

8 months ago

A New Atomic Clock has been Built that Would be off by Less than a Second Since the Big Bang

Physicists have developed an atomic clock so accurate that it would be off by less than a single second in…

9 months ago

Chinese Fusion Experiment Reaches 100 Million Degrees

Scientists at China's Experimental Advanced Superconducting Tokamak (EAST) reactor set a new temperature record by super-heating plasma to six times…

9 months ago

Next Generation Telescopes Could Use “Teleportation” to Take Better Images

According to a new study by an international team of scientists, quantum mechanics may allow for some truly-cutting edge astronomy…

10 months ago

A New Solution to the Space Junk Problem. Spacecraft with Plasma Beams to Force Space Junk to Burn Up

A Japanese-Australian team is developing a new way to remove space junk from orbit and sending it harmlessly towards Earth.

11 months ago

Technosignatures are NASA’s New Target for Detecting Other Civilizations in Space. Wait. What’s a Technosignature?

A NASA workshop on Technosignatures paves the way for a new approach to the search for intelligent life.

11 months ago

Instead of Building Single Monster Scopes like James Webb, What About Swarms of Space Telescopes Working Together?

Looking to the next-generation of telescopes, a pair of astrophysicists propose using swarm robots to conduct observations instead of relying…

1 year ago

Engineers Propose a Rocket that Consumes Itself as it Flies to Space

A team of engineers from the University of Glasgow and the Ukraine have proposed a self-eating rocket as a way…

1 year ago

Uh oh, the EMDrive Could be Getting Its “Thrust” From Cables and Earth’s Magnetic Field

After conducting their own tests on the EM Drive, a team from UT Dresden reported that any thrust coming from…

1 year ago

Pros and Cons of Various Methods of Interstellar Travel

A new study by a UK scientists takes a look at the different means of interstellar travel, and considers the…

1 year ago