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Seven Projects Which Have NASA’s Support of Funds

NASA funds low-cost probes and other futuristic space tech

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Cost-efficient probes, an extraterrestrial submarine and spacecraft powered by electric sails, are 3 among the seven different projects moving on to second phase of NASA’s Innovative Advanced Concepts program (NIAC). All the entries have only just begun development, since the ...

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Matter Found Escaping the Gravity of Black Hole through Nearby Magnetic Field

Intense Magnetism Discovered Near Supermassive Black Hole

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Intense magnetic activity has been detected in a supermassive black hole, which scientists hope that it can aid in the understanding of these huge inhabitants of the centers of galaxies. Detected by ALMA or Atacama Large Millimeter/submillimteter Array is so ...

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Cosmic Mystery: Possible Signal Of Dark Matter Solved?

Dark matter may have been detected through X-ray observations of galaxies, including the Milky Way. Could this herald a new age in astronomy?
(Photo : ESA / Chandra: NASA/CXC/SAO/E.Bulbul, et al.; XMM: ESA)

Dark matter appears to make up more of our Universe than ordinary matter, and the first hard evidence of the presence of the material may have been detected by physicists. Astronomers noted decades ago that the amount of ordinary matter ...

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Espresso Can Now be Consumed In Space Thanks to A Special Cup

Espresso in Space

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Astronauts who crave for espresso can celebrate as a new cup designed particularly for defying the low-gravity environments at the ISS (International Space Station) can also house the beverage in it. Italy is on the move to send an espresso ...

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Newer LIGO Detectors May Aid in Finding Many Black Holes

Hundreds of Black Holes to Be Discovered By New Mission

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Astronomers in the next year will be able to detect hundreds of black holes thanks to the brand new detectors of the Laser Interferometer Gravitational-Wave Observatory or LIGO, which is a new research by scientists from Cardiff University. Their sole ...

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Is Global Warming Actually Affecting Earth’s Gravity? (+VIDEO)

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GOCE Senses Changing Gravity.   Usually when you hear about climate change impacts, it’s your typical extreme heat wave. The European Space Agency highlighted a new area feeling the impact recently on Earth’s gravity. According to the ESA, the massive ...

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