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Civilizations Could Use Gravitational Lenses to Transmit Power From Star to Star

A new paper shows how gravitational lenses could be used to beam power from one star system to another.

9 months ago

Psyche Mission Passes Independent Review Board with Flying Colors

An independently appointed review board recently announced that NASA, their Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL), and the California Institute of Technology…

1 year ago

InSight has Mapped out the Interior of Mars, Revealing the Sizes of its Crust, Mantle, and Core

In a series of newly-published papers, NASA scientists have shown how InSight's seismic data allowed them to measure the structure…

3 years ago

Balloon Mission May Also Work to Detect Quakes on Venus

An opportunity in 2019 lays the groundwork for balloon-borne detectors on Venus, working to unravel a key mystery.

3 years ago

Perseverance is About to Collect the First Sample on Mars That Could Eventually be Returned to Earth

Mission controllers at NASA are making final preparations for the Perseverance rover to obtain its first sample of Martian rock,…

3 years ago

Exploring the Moon’s Shadowed Regions Using Beamed Energy

NASA is exploring new concepts for its long-awaited return to the Moon, one of which promises to "beam" power wherever…

3 years ago