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A huge garbage fire in India’s biggest city was so bad you could see it from space

Last week, a fire in the largest landfill in Mumbai sent smoke across the Indian coastal metropolis. It burned for four days, cloaking parts of the city in a thick, noxious smog. Some 70 schools were forced to close out of public health…

Is our Milky Way galaxy a zombie — already dead and we don’t know it?

Like a zombie, the Milky Way galaxy may already be dead but it still keeps going. Our galactic neighbor Andromeda almost certainly expired a few billion years ago, but only recently started showing outward signs of its demise. Galaxies…
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Five Things That Happen To Your Body In Space

  Tim Peake is the first official British astronaut to walk in space. The former Army Air Corps officer has spent a month in space, after blasting off on a Russian Soyuz rocket to the International Space Station on December 15…
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New evidence suggests a ninth planet lurking at the edge of the solar system

  Astronomers at the California Institute of Technology announced Wednesday that they have found new evidence of a giant icy planet lurking in the darkness of our solar system far beyond the orbit of Pluto. They are calling it "Planet…
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A Huge Milestone Achieved for America's Next Mega-Rocket!

NASA Completes Critical Design Review for Space Launch System (Press Release) For the first time in almost 40 years, a NASA human-rated rocket has completed all steps needed to clear a critical design review (CDR). The agency’s Space…

CES 2016: Faraday Future Unveils Futuristic Race Car

California-based Faraday Future debuted its sleek electric concept racecar, The FFZero1, Monday night during a preview ahead of the annual Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas. (Gregory Bull/Associated Press) The automotive…

Ten Of The Best Awe-Inspiring Space Images Of 2015

2015 has been a pretty awesome year for space exploration. It has seen the likes of the New Horizons flyby of Pluto, private enterprises making some ground-breaking developments, and a whole manner of less "front-page news," which is nonetheless…

Mars Astronauts May Get Dementia

University of California has found recently that exposure of irradiated particles that astronauts are exposed to may cause damage to their brain cells. This claim apparently was reported in the journal Science Advances, While NASA develops…