NASA and DARPA Will be Testing a Nuclear Rocket in Space

NASA and DARPA have teamed up to create a nuclear thermal rocket that could perform an orbital flight test by…

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Study Shows How Cells Could Help Artemis Astronauts Exercise

New research aims to ensure astronauts' health by mimicking the human body's response to exercise.

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Dust is Hiding how Powerful Quasars Really are

A new study has found that Active Galactic Nuclei are much brighter and similar to one another than previously thought.

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A Novel Propulsion System Would Hurl Hypervelocity Pellets at a Spacecraft to Speed it up

A new proposal for a pellet-beam spacecraft could enable interstellar missions and a Solar Gravitational Lens in a matter of…

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Instead of Building Structures on Mars, we Could Grow Them With the Help of Bacteria

A new process that combines bacteria and lichen could "grow" bricks from Martian soil. The proposal selected for development by…

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New Nuclear Rocket Design to Send Missions to Mars in Just 45 Days

NASA's Advanced Innovation Concepts (NAIC) program selected a new type of bimodal nuclear propulsion that could allow for missions to…

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A Hybrid Fission/Fusion Reactor Could be the Best way to get Through the ice on Europa

A new proposal for a hybrid nuclear reactor could power missions to Europa, and was selected by NASA for Phase…

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NASA’s Exoplanet Watch Wants Your Help Studying Planets Around Other Stars

NASA has launched Exoplanet Watch, a citizen science project that allows the public to help discover and study extrasolar planets!

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Astronomers Used a Fast Radio Burst to Probe the Structure of the Milky Way

Astronomers from Caltech used a Fast Radio Burst (FRB) from another galaxy to probe the distribution of matter in the…

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Astronomers use the World's Biggest Radio Telescope to map new Features of the Milky Way

Using China's FAST radio telescope, a team of Chinese researchers observed previously-unmapped regions of the Milky Way and made some…

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