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Falcon 9 First Stage Landing

“The booster has landed. Spaceflight took a step toward the less expensive last week when the first stage of a Falcon 9 rocket set down on a landing pad not far from its Florida launch. Previously, most rocket stages remained … Continue reading

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Ada Lovelace Day

October 13th is Ada Lovelace Day. This day is an international celebration of the achievements of women in science, technology, engineering, and maths (STEM). Why does this day matter though? Suzi Gage explains it over at The Guardian. It’s all about … Continue reading

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NASA Apollo Mission Photos

Thanks to the Project Apollo Archive, over 13000 photos of the various manned Apollo missions to the moon between the years of 1961 and 1972 have been uploaded online. The results are really incredible to browse through (the BBC has a collection … Continue reading

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Pluto From Above Cthulhu Regio

“New high resolution images of Pluto are starting to arrive from the outer Solar System. The robotic New Horizons spacecraft, which zoomed by Pluto in July, has finished sending back some needed engineering data and is now transmitting selections from … Continue reading

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10 Breathtaking Night Skies

Over at BBC Earth, they have a collection of 10 stunning night skies on Earth. These photographs show how breathtaking the cosmos above us is, especially the sweeping Milky Way. My favourite image of the bunch is the one shown left … Continue reading

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Are You Getting Enough Sleep?

Are you getting enough sleep? Most likely not, but even if you are, are you sleeping naturally? The above image, from Scientific American, was created by Dwayne Godwin and drawn by Jorge Cham, of PHD Comics fame, and briefly explains … Continue reading

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2015 Perseids Meteor Shower

It’s that time of year again! The 2015 Perseid meteor shower will peak from tonight onwards. For more information on the Perseids, check out the following articles: BBC. The Guardian. Earth Sky. Despite it being near optimal conditions to view … Continue reading

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