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NASA Next Gen Spacecraft Unveiled

NASA Next Gen Spacecraft Unveiled

On October 11, 2010 President Barack Obama canceled NASA’s Constellation Program. The program aim was to develop the means to carry astronauts to the International Space Station and later to the Moon, and Mars. Five months after it was canceled. ...

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Personal Cushion of Air

Personal Cushion of Air

Researchers from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology have recently designed a solution that could help the U.S. National Aeronautics and Space Administration finalize one of its spacecraft. The project, named Orion, was delayed due to trouble with the mechanism responsible ...

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How Supergiant Stars Lose Mass

How Supergiant Stars Lose Mass

Two teams of astronomers, one from the Max Planck Institute for Radio Astronomy in Bonn, Germany, and one from the Paris Observatory, France, have recently used the European Southern Observatory’s Very Large Telescope to study Betelgeuse, the second brightest star ...

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D-Wave Demonstrates 28-Qubit Quantum Computer

D-Wave Demonstrates 28-Qubit Quantum Computer

“D-Wave Systems” and Dr. Hartmut Neven – a scientist from Google, will demonstrate an image recognition algorithm running on a quantum computer, at the “Super Computing 2007″ (SC07) Conference. The conference will take place in Nevada this week. The device, ...

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