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Apr 21, 2016 09:04 AM ET // AFP
The finding raises concern about what long-duration spaceflight might do to humans.
Jan 22, 2016 04:48 PM ET // Irene Klotz
People who live in glass houses probably shouldn’t throw stones, but they could travel in space, thanks to a new manufacturing technique that allows transparent glass to absorb ultraviolet radiation.
Jan 19, 2016 03:14 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
Not content with informing us that God does not exist or that we could be wiped out by an alien invasion, the British physics superstar has now gone on the record to say humanity will score the mother of all 'own goals' in the future.
Sep 25, 2015 09:20 AM ET // Kerry Sheridan, AFP
Scientists say the film shows precisely the challenges astronauts will face on a mission to Mars, even though it contains some big flaws.
Jun 30, 2015 01:53 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
Could 'targeted' LEDs be the future of extraterrestrial horticulture? According to researchers, these tiny electrical components could lead a revolution in fine-tuning food production off (and on) Earth.
Jun 26, 2015 01:40 PM ET // Mike Wall, Space.com
NASA has already begun trying to figure out where its first Mars astronauts should touch down, about two decades before the pioneers are scheduled to launch toward the Red Planet.
Dec 8, 2014 04:33 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
Human waste has been a hassle for spaceflight since the dawn of the space age -- but now it could transform our push toward the final frontier. Continue reading →
Aug 2, 2014 11:00 AM ET // Mike Wall, Space.com
A microwave thruster system that needs no propellant generates a small amount of thrust regardless.
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