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How Off-World Mining Could Pay For Our First Space Colony

Posted in Science on 18th Feb, 2015
by Alex Muller

Many of us dream of living on other planets, but are two things we'll need before it can actually happen: money and raw materials.

An Alien Star System Buzzed Past The Sun 70,000 Years Ago

Posted in Science on 18th Feb, 2015
by Alex Muller

An alien star passed through our Solar System just 70,000 years ago, astronomers have announced. No other star is known to have approached this close to us.

Ancient Rocks Show Life Could Have Flourished On Earth 3.2 Billion Years Ago

Posted in Science on 17th Feb, 2015
by Alex Muller

A spark from a lightning bolt, interstellar dust, or a subsea volcano could have triggered the very first life on Earth. But what happened next?

Mysterious Haze In Mars' Atmosphere Baffles Scientists

Posted in Science on 17th Feb, 2015
by Alex Muller

A mysterious haze high above Mars has left scientists scratching their heads.

Microscopic Gold Tubes Can Both Detect And Destroy Cancer Cells

Posted in Science on 17th Feb, 2015
by Alex Muller

There's no doubt that doctors would prefer to treat cancer as soon as they spot it, and it looks like nanotechnology might give them that chance.