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Sep 3, 2014 07:10 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
When watching NASA’s historic video footage of the Apollo astronauts on the moon, it becomes clear that the alien lunar gravity was a little troublesome. The moonwalkers would often trip, stumble and wipe out as they explored the dusty landscape. … Continue reading →
Jun 17, 2014 10:20 AM ET // Kelly Dickerson, Space.com
Earth's gravitational pull is so powerful that it creates a small bulge on the surface of the moon.
Mar 17, 2014 06:20 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
It's a wonderful moment in any scientist's career when they are informed that their bedrock theory is proven. Continue reading →
Feb 18, 2014 07:23 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
Parabolic flights are used for a myriad of scientific and not-so-scientific zero-gravity experiments, but this is the most glamorous use of a zero-G aircraft ever. Continue reading →
Jan 8, 2014 07:24 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
The Hubble Space Telescope's ambitious new mission to use natural gravitational lenses to magnify some of the earliest galaxies has returned its first stunning views of the depths of the Cosmos.
Jan 7, 2014 12:24 PM ET // Nicole Gugliucci
Pulsar astronomers scored big with the finding of a triple star system that includes a millisecond pulsar -- it could be one of the most extreme tests yet for Einstein's general relativity. Continue reading →
Jan 3, 2014 06:21 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
At last, scientists have answered one of the biggest questions hanging over the future of space exploration: Where in the solar system can you find the best French fries? Continue reading →
Jan 3, 2014 02:29 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
If measurements of our planet's mass using the armada of GPS satellites is to be believed, there could be a reservoir of non-baryonic matter surrounding us. Continue reading →
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