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No signs of alien technology in 10 million scanned star systems (science news).

September 14, 2020 | By | Reply More
No signs of alien technology in 10 million scanned star systems (science news).

Astronomers have just used the Murchison Widefield Array telescope to explore hundreds of times more broadly than any previous search for extraterrestrial life. The study, published in the Publications of the Astronomical Society of Australia, observed the sky around the Vela constellation. But in this part of the Universe at least, it appears other civilisations […]

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Venus clouds habouring life, suggests new study (science news).

September 14, 2020 | By | Reply More
Venus clouds habouring life, suggests new study (science news).

The clouds of venus are likely to be harbouring life, suggests a new scientific study published in a Nature journal, as British team of astronomers has discovered a rare molecule – phosphine – in the Venuian atmopshere, pointing to the high possibility of extra-terrestrial aerial life. Astronomers have speculated for decades that high clouds on […]

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Saving the world from asteroids (science video).

September 13, 2020 | By | Reply More
Saving the world from asteroids (science video).

Asteroids represent a serious hazard to Earth, past, present, and future, but will be even more of a concern to humanity as we venture out to space beyond beyond our atmosphere’s protection. A potentially hazardous object can be known not to be a threat to Earth for the next 100 years or more, if its […]

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How to settle Cislunar Space and our Lagrange Points (science video).

September 10, 2020 | By | Reply More
How to settle Cislunar Space and our Lagrange Points (science video).

To travel to other planets, we will first have to build up are infrastructure closer to home, in orbit of Earth. The best place to get all the mass for those space stations and rocket fuel depots is from the Moon, and this 30-minute-long science video examines the milestones humanity will need to reach to […]

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What will our human Type II Civilisation look like? (science video).

September 6, 2020 | By | Reply More
What will our human Type II Civilisation look like? (science video).

What will our human Type II Civilisation look like when we can regulate our atmosphere, control the climate and maybe even blast threatening asteroids into stardust? Well, to do those things will require A LOT of energy. A Type II civilisation, also called a stellar civilisation—can use and control energy at the scale of its […]

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SpaceX colony to be inside a volcano so high it reaches space? (science video).

September 4, 2020 | By | Reply More
SpaceX colony to be inside a volcano so high it reaches space? (science video).

There are a lot of different places a Martian SpaceX colony could be built. One of the options is a volcano so high it reaches space. Well, it saves fuel to reach the landing pad, I guess. In this twenty-minute-long science video, The Angry Astronaut explores the fascinating subject of sub-surface living on Mars.

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Invasion of the space nomads? (science documentary)

September 3, 2020 | By | Reply More
Invasion of the space nomads? (science documentary)

Spaceships and fleets of the future may host their own unique civilisations of nomads, traveling the space lanes or venturing deep into interstellar space to colonize the galaxy or flee peril. What would such cultures be like? Are they leaving behind a destroyed world? Are they fleeing a supernova? Are they a colony generation ship […]

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Saturn’s Moon Titan: Owner’s Workshop Manual by Ralph Lorenz (book review).

September 3, 2020 | By | Reply More
Saturn’s Moon Titan: Owner’s Workshop Manual by Ralph Lorenz (book review).

It would seem odd to select a moon, other than our own Moon which has been done by Haynes, as a book subject. That is until you read the introduction and realise that Titan is bigger than our Moon, has a dense atmosphere and one of the unique celestial bodies in the Solar System. I […]

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All these worlds are yours! Can humanity colonise Europa and Enceladus (science video)?

August 28, 2020 | By | Reply More
All these worlds are yours! Can humanity colonise Europa and Enceladus (science video)?

This short science documentary video looks at how, when Elon Musk gave his Starship presentation on SpaceX Starship timelines in 2016, the idea of sending Starship to the Enceladus and Europa ice moons was already present besides Starship SpaceX Mars plan. Jupiter moon’s Europa and Saturn’s moon Enceladus might make colonising the outer solar system […]

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The 28,000-year-long battery, on a single charge (science news).

August 26, 2020 | By | Reply More
The 28,000-year-long battery, on a single charge (science news).

A start-up in the USA called Nano Damond Battery is touting a revolutionary new battery technology that would allow you to stick a battery in your mobile phone or laptop, and use it for 28,000 years before you need a re-charge … or a Tesla-sized automobile battery which could run your electric car (and use it […]

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