Quantum cosmology takes us "beyond the continuum described by general relativity where Einstein's physics breaks down—for example beyond the Big Bang."
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By making their own lava and cooled glass, scientists find these materials likely aren’t responsible for the unexpected glow of some exoplanets.
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This summer, NASA's Mars Perseverance rover is taking the next giant leap in our search for signs of life beyond Earth.
July 29, 2020 • ~7 min
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Study suggests the rare objects likely came from an early planetesimal with a magnetic core.
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The UK says the Russian satellite launched "a projectile with the characteristics of a weapon".
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A colliding star may have triggered the drastic transformation.
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Duckweed is an incredible, radiation-fighting astronaut food – and by changing how it is grown, we made it better
Duckweed is the perfect space food: small, fast-growing and nutritious. By studying how light levels changed the production of radiation-fighting antioxidants, researchers made it even better.
July 14, 2020 • ~6 min
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A new country launches a mission to Mars. A space expert explains what this means for the Middle East and the African continent.
July 13, 2020 • ~6 min
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