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Ever wanted to search for E.T. but didn't know where to start? Got a computer just laying around that isn't doing anything? Then you're in luck! Harness the power of your unused computing, well, power ... and check out SETI@home.
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There's an incredible science experiment happening today. Well, a series of experiments. It's called the YouTube Space Lab and it's sponsored by Lenovo and YouTube. The footage is being live-streamed from the International Space Station.
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Want to go to Mars? Sure, you may not come back but at least you'll get to wear some pretty amazing stuff! Researchers at MIT have unveiled some of their latest work and it's being dubbed a 'biosuit.' And I want one.
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In the whole history of space exploration, I've never seen something like this visualization. It's a look back at the past 50 years of space exploration ... visualized in one single image.
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If you're a fan of Angry Birds and physics, you've probably already thought about how it's actually an educational tool that's helping inform students about how physics work. From gravity to force to wind resistance, the app has it all. At least, that's what I thought until last night.
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Have you ever tried to accurately describe what Earth looks like from space? Sure, there are videos of portions of the Earth spinning at its glacial pace. But what about complete time-lapse footage of the entire Earth...
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What if you could limit the amount of bone loss in your own lifetime by simply wearing a certain kind of suit? Would you do it? What if that suit was a next-generation skintight suit designed for NASA astronauts? This new suit may be the wave of the future and it's being tested out by astronauts right now. A stretchy suit that mimics the effects of the Earth's gravity has been developed in the US to spare astronauts the ill effects of long missions of weightlessness. Returning astronauts have lower bone density and muscle mass and can even suffer separation of their vertebrae. The suit is made of a fabric with carefully tailored stretchiness.