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Space Findings: Ghana, Exomoon

Ghana in Space This is a press conference and the man speaking is part of the team behind the satellite Credit: GhanaWeb TV Ghana is entering the space race. After taking a trip to the ISS thanks to Space X, Ghanasat-1 has launched into space. The satellite was built by students at the All Nations…

Mechanical Menagerie Compilation #1: New Technology

Voodoo Manufacturing Voodoo Manufacturing is an automated 3-D printing factory. Few humans needed. Imagine shelves and shelves filled with 3-D printing machines. Their website presents the process in the following order: Submit a design or have one made for you 1-10,000 parts will be manufactured within 24 hours Let’s all wait for the inevitable armies…

Space Findings: Astronauts, New Planet?, Harassment

26047804 – the cosmic cloud orion nebula – 1,500 light-years away from earth retouched creativemarc / 123RF Stock Photo Chaos at the Heart of the Orion Nebulae  Protecting Astronauts from Radiation Dr. Mohsen Rahmani, an Australian Research Council (ARC) Discovery Early Career Research Fellow at the Nonlinear Physics Centre within the ANU Research School of…

Science Findings – Poachers, Fossil, ELT

robertsrob / 123RF Stock Photo This one is pretty sad. Every so often an ecologist, a conservationist or an animal expert find a new species of animal. They then document this in a paper which is later made public. Poachers have now found out that they can simply follow these research studies and discover new…

New Space: Stellar Collision

The Atacama Large Millimeter/submillimeter Array (ALMA) captured a massive stellar explosion from what they believe to be two colliding protostars about 500 years ago. Protostars are basically baby stars that are still gathering mass so that they can become a typical star. From the article it seems that these events are quite frequent due to…

New Space: Mars Drone + New Horizons Update

Scientists at NASA want to send a Mars drone now. The Mars Electric Reusable Flyer (MERF) would be capable of flying across the Martian surface, taking pictures and videos for us to observe back home. It can even recharge from a rover on the ground with it. MERF Update: New Horizons is now halfway to…

New Space: Zero2infinity, NASA, Enceladus

Zero2infinity is a Spanish company that launches high-altitude balloons and then launches a rocket while in orbit. At least this is their plan. The test model didn’t get into orbit but did achieve a high altitude. The company is hoping to use this method of delivery to launch microsatellites and small payloads at a low…

New Science: Mars, Europa, Cells

robertsrob / 123RF Stock Photo I got a bit behind on my research news so there will be some older stuff mixed in with these newer articles but they should be lesser none ergo news to you guys. The European Space Agency has compiled a set of images from the northern pole of Mars to…

MAJOR NASA DISCOVERY: HABITABLE PLANETS!

NASA has released major news regarding the new exoplanets they have discovered. For those of you who have not followed the recent developments behind exoplanets, it is quite easy to understand. They are simply planets orbiting stars outside our solar system which has been part of NASA’s agenda for a number of years now. There…