One flight closer to space tourism Virgin Galactic is one flight closer to becoming a commercial "spaceline." The company's passenger spacecraft, SpaceShipTwo, completed its first rocket-powered flight Monday morning above the Mojave Desert in California. More
Herschel captures a 'cosmic horse' Europe's Herschel space telescope has imaged one of the most popular subjects in the sky - the Horsehead Nebula - and its environs. The distinctively shaped molecular gas cloud is sited some 1,300 light-years from Earth in the Constellation Orion. More
Mars vs. Europa: Are we looking in the wrong place for alien life? A British astrobiology conference has revived a years-old debate over the best place to look for life elsewhere in the solar system: Mars, or the moons of Jupiter and Saturn? "For reasons I don't really understand, the wider solar system and the potential for life there has not been high priority," The Telegraph quoted Robert Pappalardo, a senior research scientist at NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory, as saying on BBC Radio 4. More
Quietly Cruising Through The Asteroid Belt - Space Daily Controllers prepare for spacecrafts rendezvous with protoplanet ... - Big News Network 12/5/2013 - 4:34 am | View Link
Science and Space - Time Kepler 2.0: how ailing space telescope could planet-hunt again - Examiner.com 12/4/2013 - 8:43 am | View Link
Monthly Mural Wrap: A Dozen Tags for November, 2013 - KCET • • • It's odd that a baby alien was lifted ... To get it on the record here, he made the ... Adams stated in a letter the Desert Sun. The ... 12/4/2013 - 6:35 am | View Link
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NBC will be (a)live Thursday night with 'The Sound of Music' - KansasCity.com Carrie Underwood steps into Julie Andrews? role - Chicago Daily Herald 12/1/2013 - 2:23 pm | View Link
New Exoplanet GJ 504b Is Lowest-Mass Alien World Detected Around Sun-Like Star, Scientists Say "This is among the hardest planets to explain in a traditional planet-formation framework," Markus Janson, a Hubble postdoctoral fellow at Princeton University in New Jersey, said in the statement. "Its discovery implies that we need to ... 08/6/2013 - 1:00 pm | View Link
Nearby star breaks the bank with three planets that could have alien life In 2009, astronomers announced that they'd found one planet orbiting around the star Gliese 667C ... to 1 (Earth or its twin). A planet like Mars, our closest best chance for colonizing off-world, only ranks as 0.66, but Gliese 667Cc came in at an ... 06/25/2013 - 1:00 pm | View Link
Sun Ra: Man, Myth, Alien, Angel It’s one of the largest discographies in music history, rife with limited pressings and handmade artwork – a record collector’s wet dream. Sun Ra - Nuclear War Watch this video on YouTube Embedded with WP YouTube Lyte. Sun Ra had a lot to say ... 06/7/2012 - 1:00 pm | View Link
Sun's twin may be home to 9 alien planets Washington: A sun-like star, which is already known to host five alien planets, may actually have nine full-fledged worlds, according to a new study. If the planetary arrangement is confirmed, it would outnumber our own solar system and set a new record ... 04/29/2012 - 1:00 pm | View Link
Revealed: The alien planet with a GREEN sunset THERE'S nothing like a glorious sunset to make you feel like you are in another world - especially if it's green. Watching the sun go down on the planet Osiris would be a "truly alien" experience, according to British astrophysicist Professor Frederic Pont. 01/17/2012 - 12:46 am | View Link
The national director of the Deaf Federation of South Africa says a man who provided sign language interpretation on stage for Nelson Mandela's memorial service, attended by scores of heads of state, was a "fake." Asked about the claim by The Associated Press, South Africa's government said it is preparing a statement.
India's Supreme Court on Wednesday struck down a 2009 lower court decision to decriminalize homosexuality, dealing a blow to gay activists who have fought for years for the chance to live openly in India's deeply conservative society.