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Spacecraft Traveling Close To Light Speed Should Be Visible With Current Technology, Say Engineers

Posted in Science on 7th Apr, 2015
by Alex Muller

Spacecraft interact with the cosmic microwave background to produce a light signature. That means we should be able to spot any nearby.

Spiderlike Robots Could Build Giant Space Structures

Posted in Science on 7th Apr, 2015
by Alex Muller

Humanity could soon be building huge structures in space one piece at a time, the way spiders spin their webs here on Earth.

Oxygen-depleted Oceans Had Key Role In Mass Extinction

Posted in Science on 5th Apr, 2015
by Alex Muller

Changes in the chemical balance of the ocean were crucial in the end-Triassic extinction, during which half of all plant, animal and marine life on Earth perished.

Oceans Might Take 1,000 Years To Recover From Climate Change

Posted in Featured, Science on 4th Apr, 2015
by Alex Muller

'We have to come to terms with the things that we are going to sacrifice if we do not reduce our greenhouse gas footprint.'

ESA Tests The Potential Of Grabbing Derelict Satellites Using A Simple Net

Posted in Science on 31st Mar, 2015
by Alex Muller

A concept that would allow satellites to net and de-orbit dangerous space debris in a safe and controlled manner.