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No, not this Dark Side of the Moon.....
by Puddytat
Comment Count 103 comments on Thu Feb 19, 2015 at 07:00 PM PST with 47 Recommends
It's the question that every nine-year old asks (and every adult wants to ask but is too embarrassed)--how do astronauts go to the bathroom in outer space? The answer is surprisingly complex.
by Lenny Flank
Comment Count 40 comments on Tue Mar 24, 2015 at 12:15 PM PDT with 40 Recommends
A recent short article in Physics Letters B (Ahmed Farag Ali and Saurya Dasc, "Cosmology from quantum potential") describes a quantum tweak to General Relativity that gives an interesting ...
by atana
Comment Count 49 comments on Mon Feb 16, 2015 at 12:06 PM PST with 31 Recommends
Can we just put this one to rest? I'm getting seriously agitated with these "Ancient Alien" theories and TV shows and blogs that are trying to peddle the idea that humans could not possibly have ...
by jared the bassplayer
Comment Count 537 comments on Mon Feb 16, 2015 at 05:09 PM PST with 268 Recommends
Classify this one -- as from "Out of this World!" Smiley face spotted by Hubble Space Telescope by Rachel Feltman, smh.com.au -- February 10, 2015 In the center of this image, taken with ...
by jamess
Comment Count 11 comments on Mon Feb 09, 2015 at 06:54 PM PST with 16 Recommends
For live coverage of the 6:10pm East Coast Time launch of the DSCOVR Satellite , NASA is streaming it here: http://www.nasa.gov/multimedia/nasatv/index.html#.VNfjFULDG5Y Weather is perfect, the ...
by xaxnar
Comment Count 11 comments on Sun Feb 08, 2015 at 02:51 PM PST with 21 Recommends
Photo: Courtesy of NASA, Jeanette J. Epps, Ph.D. and NASA Astronaut I saw a photo this morning on Twitter showing a small group of black women with the tag “And they’re all NASA astronauts, ...
by MiAtheistGal
Comment Count 4 comments on Sun Feb 08, 2015 at 08:13 AM PST with 23 Recommends
Welcome to Sunday All Day Brunch. This is an open topic thread so help yourself to the goodies and let us know what is new with you. One of the things astronomers is doing is searching for planets ...
by michelewln
Comment Count 40 comments on Sun Feb 15, 2015 at 07:04 AM PST with 9 Recommends
by rfall
Comment Count 32 comments on Thu Jan 29, 2015 at 09:07 PM PST with 16 Recommends
In yet another first for the mediocrity of the solar system, Saturn appears not to have the largest ring system: astronomers Matthew Kenworthy and Eric Mamajek have found an extrasolar ring system ...
by atana
Comment Count 35 comments on Fri Jan 30, 2015 at 02:32 PM PST with 19 Recommends
by rfall
Comment Count 15 comments on Thu Jan 22, 2015 at 09:00 PM PST with 19 Recommends
To me, this was the most significant long-term message in tonight's State of the Union speech: "I want Americans to win the race for the kinds of discoveries that unleash new jobs – converting ...
by jtg
Comment Count 15 comments on Thu Jan 22, 2015 at 08:00 AM PST with 2 Recommends
One of Al Gore's dreams is about to become a reality. In 1998, Gore proposed a satellite that would continuously beam down a live image of Earth's illuminated side which would be available on the ...
by atana
Comment Count 16 comments on Sat Jan 17, 2015 at 07:25 PM PST with 99 Recommends
Note to readers: This lesson plan, as well as all the other similar articles we've written, may appear, to some folks, like the next thing to Greek language (the math stuff), but bear in mind these S.
by STEM For the Classroom
Comment Count 9 comments on Sun Jan 18, 2015 at 07:03 AM PST with 8 Recommends
One week ago SpaceX launched a cargo mission to the International Space Station. ( Diary here describing the mission.) While the Dragon capsule carrying the cargo successfully reached orbit ...
by xaxnar
Comment Count 28 comments on Sat Jan 17, 2015 at 04:00 PM PST with 25 Recommends
by rfall
Comment Count 34 comments on Thu Jan 15, 2015 at 09:00 PM PST with 24 Recommends
Some days NASA is merely busy, others are, well, eventful. Earlier today, an alarm went off indicating an ammonia leak in the US section of the ISS leading to its evacuation as astronauts took ...
by dinotrac
Comment Count 12 comments on Wed Jan 14, 2015 at 12:16 PM PST with 9 Recommends
In just a few weeks NASA's New Horizons will begin turning what has been up to now little more than a tiny dot of light into a living, vibrant world equipped with multiple, whirling moons. It will ...
by DarkSyde
Comment Count 106 comments on Sun Feb 01, 2015 at 06:00 PM PST with 141 Recommends
Note to readers: This lesson plan, as well as all the other similar articles we've written, may appear, to some folks, like the next thing to Greek language (the math stuff), but bear in mind these S.
by STEM For the Classroom
Comment Count 7 comments on Sun Jan 11, 2015 at 07:47 AM PST with 8 Recommends
OND is a community feature on Daily Kos, consisting of news stories from around the world, sometimes coupled with a daily theme, original research or commentary. Editors of OND impart their own ...
by annetteboardman
Comment Count 12 comments on Sat Jan 03, 2015 at 09:38 PM PST with 28 Recommends