Physical Science

TFOT Site of the week: Space.com

TFOT Site of the week: Space.com

While Space.com is a part of the larger brand Tech Media Network, it seems a universe apart. Not only is the content very informative, it is also presented in a way that is very easy on the eyes. Space.com covers ...

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NASA Preparing Next Gen Spacesuit

NASA Preparing Next Gen Spacesuit

The Z1 – sitting down demo (Credit: NASA) The Z1 – extremly flexible (Credit: NASA) The Z1 – for the moon and beyond (Credit: NASA) In two years, NASA hopes to introduce a new line of spacesuits that will replace ...

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Earth-like Planet Discovered 12 Light-Years Away

Earth-like Planet Discovered 12 Light-Years Away

The Radial velocity method (Credit: European Southern Observatory) A recent discovery might have located a nearby solar system with up to five planets, one of them could be in just the right distance from its star to hold liquid water ...

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New: Super Chocolate – Half the Fat, Same Taste

New: Super Chocolate – Half the Fat, Same Taste

Dr. Stefan Bon’s “Super Chocolate” (Credit: University of Warwick) Scientists from the University of Warwick in the U.K. have found a way to replace up to 50% of the fat content of chocolate with fruit juice. No less important – ...

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Crowd-Funded Space Telescope

Crowd-Funded Space Telescope

Sentinel mission orbit (Credit: B612) NASA is currently spending only 5 million dollars a year looking for huge earth crossing asteroids. Thankfully so far none has been found, however very little effort has been done to locate many of the ...

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Thorium Clock Will be the Most Accurate Ever

Thorium Clock Will be the Most Accurate Ever

Research scientist Corey Campbell and graduate research assistant Alex Radnaev make adjustments to optimize the overlap of laser beams used to cool trapped atoms. The work is part of a Georgia Tech research project aimed at developing an ultra-precise nuclear ...

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Swiss Spaceship Will Clean Space Junk

Swiss Spaceship Will Clean Space Junk

CleanSpace One illustration (credit: EPFL) CleanSpace One mission (credit: EPFL) Researchers from the Swiss Space Center at EPFL recently announced plans to launch a miniature satellite into orbit in 2014 that will get close to and grab an existing small ...

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