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LIFE is Entertaining Enough, but Not All That Scary

LIFE is Entertaining Enough, but Not All That Scary It’s that sci-fi horror movie with Jake Gyllenhaal and Ryan Reynolds that looks kind of a lot like Alien.When it’s still fairly small, it forces itself into Ryan Reynolds’s mouth and… does something to his insides.

Gorgeous video takes you on a trip above Mars

Gorgeous video takes you on a trip above Mars At the moment, NASA and other space agencies are operating satellites in orbit around Mars.A beautiful new video making use of a high-resolution camera orbiting Mars aboard a NASA spacecraft shows you just that.

Daily News: We're Going to Mars

Daily News: We're Going to Mars Disney Hit With Lawsuit Claiming 'Zootopia' Ripped Off 'Total Recall' WriterDisney is now facing a serious lawsuit alleging that Oscar-winning animation film Zootopia was copied from work of Gary L.It opens by quoting Zootopia director Byron Howard as saying, "Don’t worry if you feel like you’re copying something, because if it comes through you, it’s going to filter through you and you’re going to bring your own unique perspective to it.

NASA reports two new breaks in Curiosity rover's wheel

NASA reports two new breaks in Curiosity rover's wheel As long as Curiosity can do science, NASA will make use of it.The harsh Martian terrain has not been kind to the rover’s wheels, though.

A rocket, a rover, and a moon: this week in space

A rocket, a rover, and a moon: this week in space Next week SpaceX is going to reuse its first reusable rocket, launching it from their new digs at Pad 39A.It was used in April 2016 to complete its first resupply mission of the International Space Station (including delivery of the Bigelow expandable habitat).

Daily News: Mar-26-2017

Daily News: Mar-26-2017 So good, in fact, that it’s retained a dedicated fan base even with a modern sequel—three modern sequels, really—released and ready to play.Late last night Blizzard unveiled StarCraft: Remastered, arriving sometime this summer.

Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter completes its 50,000th orbit of Mars

Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter completes its 50,000th orbit of Mars The Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO) has sent back some incredible images and data from the Red Planet of the years, and it just hit an important milestone.It has now made 50,000 orbits of Mars since it arrived more than 11 years ago.

Neil deGrasse Tyson isn't riding SpaceX to Mars until Elon Musk answers this challenge

Neil deGrasse Tyson isn't riding SpaceX to Mars until Elon Musk answers this challenge Neil deGrasse Tyson, the ever-witty astrophysicist who delivers the truth about space and science to the masses, held a Reddit AMA on Sunday, and it included a playful challenge to SpaceX founder Elon Musk.When asked about SpaceX's recent Falcon 9 mission and whether he'd ever consider making a trip to Mars via SpaceX, Tyson kept it far realer than many might have expected.

Meet the DIY spacesuit designer who wants to bring exploration to the masses

Meet the DIY spacesuit designer who wants to bring exploration to the masses Cameron Smith's cramped apartment resembles a makeshift NASA lab.They'll begin at 5,000 feet, then 10,000 feet, and so on, progressively working their way to 63,000 feet — the so-called Armstrong limit.

Scientists discover that the atmosphere of Mars is full of metal

Scientists discover that the atmosphere of Mars is full of metal The atmosphere of Mars is extremely metal.There’s metal throughout the atmosphere of Mars, and this is the first time we’ve seen that on any planet other than Earth.

Well There Goes Mars

Well There Goes Mars She' d love to get married': AmberHeard is 'planning to wed billionaireboyfriend Hon Musk and hopes tostart a family together'By EMILY CHAN FORPUBLISHED: ': , April 201?I UPDATED: 11: 19, 18 April 2017Her bitter divorce with Johnny Depp finally went through in Januarythis year.

Elephant astronauts on Mars won't happen, despite this ridiculous tweet

Elephant astronauts on Mars won't happen, despite this ridiculous tweet It's about a scientist at Cornell University who is studying elephants' "low risk of cancer" and how that could apply to protecting humans traveling in space from radiation.The story also gets into a weird ethical territory about possibly altering human genes to harness the elephants' apparent super-power.

Donald Trump asked astronauts in space a question only he can answer

Donald Trump asked astronauts in space a question only he can answer Presidents and lawmakers set the agenda for NASA, and depending on their priorities, the space agency's directives can swing wildly from administration to administration.During the call, Trump also suggested that we should accelerate the timeline for getting astronauts to Mars.

This Week in Space: Cassini, the James Webb Space Telescope, and Bricks

This Week in Space: Cassini, the James Webb Space Telescope, and Bricks NASA finally unfurled the James Webb Space Telescope!There, mission techs and scientists will test and calibrate the telescope’s instruments.

Elon Musk says we're only 2 years from being able to nap in self-driving cars

Elon Musk says we're only 2 years from being able to nap in self-driving cars Multi-company tech mogul Elon Musk recently laid out plans for his traffic-defeating Boring company during a talk at the TED conference, but now, we finally have the full video of his appearance.Answering a question regarding how long it will be before we can hop in our self-driving car, give it directions, and then take a nap until we've reached out destination, Musk says he thinks we're about two years away.

Research Suggests Mars Formed in the Asteroid Belt

Research Suggests Mars Formed in the Asteroid Belt Earth and Mars are very different planets right now, but they’re both small, rocky planets in the inner solar system.Researchers from Tokyo Institute of Technology claim that analysis of Mars’ composition supports the idea that it was originally formed in the asteroid belt, and then migrated to the inner solar system.

This Week in Space: From Paranal to Proxima B

This Week in Space: From Paranal to Proxima B We won’t know if Proxima b is habitable until we can get some sharp telescopes pointed straight at it, which doesn’t happen until next year.A team of scientists based in the UK has been running models to see what they can tease out of the data we currently have on Proxima b, and they’ve got optimistic results.