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Anti-Science Senator Will Oversee Committee Covering NASA and Science Funding

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Anti-Science Senator Will Oversee Committee Covering NASA and Science Funding

As of January 8, Senator Ted Cruz (R-TX) is now the chairman of the Senate Subcommittee on Space, Science and Competitiveness for the 114th Congress. This will allow Cruz to regulate funding for NASA and other science programs. This news is particularly disturbing given the Senator’s appalling track record when it comes to NASA and science.  […]

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Humans Have Now Been Living In Space For 15 Years On The International Space Station

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Humans Have Now Been Living In Space For 15 Years On The International Space Station

Break out the party hats, because as of today humans have been continuously living on the International Space Station (ISS)for 15 years. Assembly of the stationbegan on November 20, 1998 with the launch of the Russian-built (and U.S. funded) Zarya module. Twoweeks later the American Unity module launched and was joined to Zarya by Space […]

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3D Pavement Illusions By Kurt Wenner

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3D Pavement Illusions By Kurt Wenner

There are probably three things you cannot avoid in life – death, taxes and seeing another collection of 3D pavement art on the Internet. While Julian Beever’s 3D Pavement Drawings are the most popular, we believe that artists like Kurt Wenner are less known, so we will take a risk and share his works with […]

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It Looks Like Our Best Evidence For Intelligent Alien Life Just Went Out The Window…

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It Looks Like Our Best Evidence For Intelligent Alien Life Just Went Out The Window...

In 1977, an astronomer at Ohio State University named Jerry R. Ehman detected a radio signal from space so bizarre he circled it in red and wrote, “Wow!” Since then, many have speculated that the sequence was a message from extraterrestrial life, but experts now believe it’s something decidedly less fun — a passing comet. […]

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Scientists Think Rivers Of Liquid Nitrogen Once Flowed On Pluto

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Scientists Think Rivers Of Liquid Nitrogen Once Flowed On Pluto

There are tropics on Pluto. While this may sound counterintuitive, its climate means that there are warmer parts of the world relative to its colder, arctic regions. As new research presented at the 2016 Lunar and Planetary Science Conferencethis week reveals, this diverse climate means that rivers and lakes of liquid nitrogen are likely to […]

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