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Tags results for 'gravity'

Space’s Microgravity Accelerates Biological Aging of Some Cells

Posted in Science on 3rd Nov, 2013 04:16 AM
by AlexMuller
Scientists Say microgravity accelerates cardiovascular disease and the biological aging of endothelial cells, the cells that line the interior surface of blood vessels.

European Space Agency sets a path for big space science

Posted in Science on 3rd Dec, 2013 02:40 AM
by AlexMuller
Europe has fixed a broad plan for the big space science missions it will launch over the next two decades.

Virgin to double the number who have been to space by 2016

Posted in Hardware on 23rd Dec, 2013 02:16 AM
by AlexMuller
Richard Branson also wants to get to 45 minute trips from USA to UK.

Cancer Cells Tamed By Trip To Outer Space

Posted in Medicine on 1st Feb, 2014 01:26 AM
by AlexMuller
Low-gravity experiments may point the way toward more effective treatments on Earth.

Cosmic inflation: 'Spectacular' discovery hailed

Posted in Science on 17th Mar, 2014 11:27 PM
by AlexMuller
Scientists say they have extraordinary new evidence to support a Big Bang Theory for the origin of the Universe.

Multiverse Controversy Heats Up over Gravitational Waves

Posted in Science on 1st Apr, 2014 01:32 AM
by AlexMuller
The BICEP2 experiment’s potential discovery of spacetime ripples may provide support for the concept of many universes, but critics are unconvinced:

Is The Universe Is A Giant Bubble? Scientists To Test Theory

Posted in Science on 23rd Jul, 2014 01:53 AM
by AlexMuller
Scientists are working to prove the multiverse hypothesis, a long-debated and controversial theory that the Universe is a giant bubble.

The core of the moon is hot

Posted in Science on 10th Aug, 2014 12:57 AM
by AlexMuller
An international research team has found an extremely soft layer inside the Moon where heat is generated by the gravity of the Earth.

Near-Earth Asteroid Held Together by Unknown Force

Posted in Science on 17th Aug, 2014 02:38 AM
by AlexMuller
The new discovery suggests better ways to deflect an incoming space rock.

3D printer to launch to the International Space Station

Posted in Hardware on 19th Sep, 2014 11:49 PM
by AlexMuller
The Zero-G is the first 3D printer designed to operate in zero gravity and that it has carried out over 30,000 hours of testing, including 400 microgravity parabola flights.

How Gravity Explains Why Time Never Runs Backward

Posted in Science on 6th Nov, 2014 12:13 AM
by AlexMuller
The problem of the arrow of time has been boggling minds forever...

Why didn't the universe collapse after the Big Bang?

Posted in Science on 19th Nov, 2014 10:00 PM
by AlexMuller
Gravity may soon get the credit for saving the whole universe.

Norway to grow food crops in space

Posted in Science on 22nd Nov, 2014 11:45 PM
by AlexMuller
A team of scientists in Norway are set to research the possibility of growing plants and food crops in space.

Some exoplanets may get squished by gravity from stars

Posted in Science on 16th Dec, 2014 11:39 PM
by AlexMuller
Astronomers have caught glimpses of planets that may be less dense than Styrofoam, some with two suns, and others believed to be made of diamond.

NASA seeks to understand vision changes due to microgravity

Posted in Medicine on 7th Mar, 2015 08:09 PM
by AlexMuller
NASA hopes that a new experiment will shed light on the causes of vision loss and deformation to the structure of the eye often suffered by astronauts during a stay on the ISS.

How Long Can You Stay in Space, and What Happens if You Stay Too Long?

Posted in Science on 15th May, 2015 05:48 PM
by AlexMuller
Every crew that resides on the International Space Station provides us with information that we use to extend that period of time.

Advanced Ligo gravitational wave hunt is green lit

Posted in Science on 21st May, 2015 09:20 PM
by AlexMuller
One of the great physics experiments of our age looks ready to begin its quest: A pair of widely separated laboratories will be hunting for gravitational waves.

Sudden onset of ice loss in Antarctica so large it affects Earth's gravity field

Posted in Science on 23rd May, 2015 07:09 PM
by AlexMuller
Scientists have observed a sudden increase of ice loss in a previously stable region of Antarctica.

Lisa Pathfinder Experiment: Gravity quest set to go into orbit

Posted in Science on 5th Sep, 2015 12:58 AM
by AlexMuller
Lisa Pathfinder is a fundamental physics experiment that will test the technology needed to detect gravitational waves.

Scientist says huge clumps of dark matter may lie just beyond the Moon

Posted in Science on 1st Dec, 2015 05:22 AM
by AlexMuller
The physicist predicts densities of up to 1 billion times greater than normal.

Lisa Pathfinder launches to test space 'ripples' technology

Posted in Science on 3rd Dec, 2015 05:18 PM
by AlexMuller
The satellite will test the technologies needed to detect gravitational waves, the warping of space-time produced by cataclysmic events in the cosmos.

Have Scientists Detected Gravitational Waves for the First Time?

Posted in Science on 12th Jan, 2016 11:52 PM
by AlexMuller
Rumors are swirling that the Laser Interferometer Gravitational-Wave Observatory has observed gravitational waves predicted over 100 years ago.

Einstein’s Gravitational Waves Detected For The First Time

Posted in Science on 12th Feb, 2016 08:16 PM
by AlexMuller
Gravitational waves are created when masses accelerate. The gravitational wave signal detected matches the exact signal expected from two merging black holes.

NASA astronaut Scott Kelly breaks American spaceflight record

Posted in Science on 2nd Mar, 2016 11:21 AM
by AlexMuller
After 340 days on the International Space Station, Scott Kelly has spent more continuous time in space than any other American astronaut.

Why NASA is setting fire to a cargo ship in space

Posted in Science on 18th Mar, 2016 07:24 PM
by AlexMuller
Before Cygnus breaks apart above the Earth, NASA is going to intentionally set it on fire.

New gravity map gives us our best view yet of the inside of Mars

Posted in Science on 22nd Mar, 2016 06:23 PM
by AlexMuller
A new map of Mars' gravity made with three NASA spacecraft is the most detailed to date, providing a revealing glimpse into the hidden interior of the Red Planet.

6 experiments launching to the ISS next week that may help us get to Mars

Posted in Science on 29th Mar, 2016 01:16 PM
by AlexMuller
On April 8, the SpaceX Dragon capsule will carry 3,800 lbs of supplies into orbit, including more than 250 science experiments.

Fermi telescope to find gravitational wave sources

Posted in Science on 19th Apr, 2016 11:00 AM
by AlexMuller
Scientists are interested in observing and characterizing these waves to learn more about the sources producing them and about gravity itself.

Gigantic space-based test to detect gravitational waves

Posted in Hardware on 8th Jun, 2016 11:56 PM
by AlexMuller
A full-scale gravitational wave observatory in space would be able to detect fluctuations caused by the mergers of supermassive black holes in galaxies anywhere.

Einstein was right (again): gravitational waves detected a second time

Posted in Science on 18th Jun, 2016 02:14 AM
by AlexMuller
The first detection of gravitational waves was made in September, It created a scientific sensation and was a benchmark in physics.

The mysterious syndrome impairing astronauts’ sight

Posted in Medicine on 11th Jul, 2016 06:03 PM
by AlexMuller
The syndrome could interfere with plans for future crewed space missions, including any trips to Mars.

Simulated One Gravity Living on the Moon and Mars With a Supertrain

Posted in Science on 7th Dec, 2018 02:17 PM
by Alex Muller
There will be negative health impacts for people to live for extended periods at lower gravity.

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