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7 Earth-Size, Habitable-Zone Planets Found Around A Single Star

02/22/2017 by Andrew Westman
NASA's Spitzer Space Telescope has revealed the first known system of seven Earth-size planets around a single star. Three of these planets are firmly...
Views: 48, Comments: 7
Last comment 02/23/2017 by IdeaSmith

Helium vs Hot Air Lift

02/20/2017 by Declex Hill
Hi, my son asked me this question and after delving into the rabbit hole of google, I still have no idea. Which type of balloon provides more lift: he...
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Last comment 02/22/2017 by phph001

What Goes Up...

02/19/2017 by Fredski
comes back down almost perfectly. again
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Last comment 02/22/2017 by rashavarek

Saturn's B-Ring Peaks

02/15/2017 by Andrew Westman
Vertical structures, among the tallest seen in Saturn's main rings, rise abruptly from the edge of Saturn's B ring to cast long shadows on the ring in...
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Last comment 02/17/2017 by Jpfalt
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Pu-238: Fuel for Deep Space Journeys

02/10/2017 by Engineering360 eNewsletter
The U.S. space agency NASA is particular when it comes to the fuel used to power its longest space missions — only plutonium-238 will do, but it...
Views: 189, Comments: 7
Last comment 02/11/2017 by StandardsGuy

Will Lake Matthew Be the First Martian Settlement?

02/08/2017 by HUSH
File another engineering project under super-ambitious and suspicious. In this case the project belongs to the Lake Matthew Team, and their proposal t...
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Last comment 02/17/2017 by James Stewart
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