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Cassini readings from Enceladus show a thin icy crust and surprising heat below

Cassini readings from Enceladus show a thin icy crust and surprising heat below These jets originate from the “tiger stripes,” four warm fractures in the moon’s icy surface.“During this flyby, we obtained the first and, unfortunately, only high-resolution observations of Enceladus’ south pole at microwave wavelengths,” said lead author Alice Le Gall in a statement.

The planet Donald Trump doesn't want you to see

The planet Donald Trump doesn't want you to see If a new budget outline released by the Trump administration Thursday goes through, it will cancel funding for the instruments on the DSCOVR spacecraft that face our planet from 1 million miles away.According to Trump's budget outline, the administration wants to cancel the program in order to save money for other things at the agency like exploration.

Anon creates a safe space

Anon creates a safe space militia Mii Safe spew thread: A mam where we am ell disuse things mum and ' rtq each ether.Rules:NO PORN If ANY HINDISAFE E NO RACIST.

SpaceX's latest satellite mission may be its last non-reusable launch

SpaceX's latest satellite mission may be its last non-reusable launch Because of the difficulty in launching this satellite, SpaceX didn’t try to recover the first stage.It takes a lot of power to push a large payload up there, which left the Falcon 9 without enough fuel to land.

Neil deGrasse Tyson unleashes hot fire on Trump in angry tweetstorm

Neil deGrasse Tyson unleashes hot fire on Trump in angry tweetstorm Specifically, Tyson targeted Trump's proposed slashing of federal funding for programs that support the arts, education, and the EPA, which has long been in the crosshairs of the Trump administration.But then Tyson shifted gears from attacking Trump's policies and went straight at the president, his aides, and his cabinet.

This Valkyrie R5 humanoid robot is put to the test with Mars colonization on the horizon

This Valkyrie R5 humanoid robot is put to the test with Mars colonization on the horizon The robot arrived at Northeastern in 2015 as part of a proposal that Engineering Professor Taskin Padir sent to NASA for the Space Robotics Challenge software testing, reports Tech Crunch.One was held in-house, and  NASA “awarded two as research loans to Northeastern University and nearby MIT, while a fourth was acquired by Scotland’s University of Edinburgh.

Stephen Hawking has a message for Trump: Don't ignore climate change

Stephen Hawking has a message for Trump: Don't ignore climate change But when it comes to matters here on Earth, Stephen Hawking is just as concerned about President Trump's science policies as anyone.During a recent interview with Good Morning Britain, set to air Monday, Hawking bluntly laid out his views on U.

Neil deGrasse Tyson helped create a cosmically punny NYT crossword puzzle

Neil deGrasse Tyson helped create a cosmically punny NYT crossword puzzle The New York Times' crossword puzzle has been challenging minds for 75 years now, and our favorite astrophysicist is pretty psyched about it.To celebrate the 75th anniversary of the crossword — which began on Feb.

Donald Trump finally said something about space and NASA's future

Donald Trump finally said something about space and NASA's future On Tuesday, Vice President Mike Pence announced Trump's plan to re-establish a National Space Council — a Bush-era advisory board established to serve as a go-between for the White House and NASA.We're going to be bringing together the best and the brightest in NASA and also in the private sector.

The Earth is round. It's your problem if you believe it isn't.

The Earth is round. It's your problem if you believe it isn't. Shaquille O'Neal — retired NBA superstar and star of the 1996 movie Kazaam — believes the Earth is flat, and you know what?I'm not interested in trying to convince him otherwise.

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.

Spectacular zero-gravity landslide captured in progress on Comet 67P

Spectacular zero-gravity landslide captured in progress on Comet 67P This is the first time anyone has ever caught direct evidence of a landslide on a comet.The landslide, which took place in July of 2015, would not have looked like any landslide on Earth when it was happening.

Hubble spots rogue supermassive black hole ejected from its galaxy

Hubble spots rogue supermassive black hole ejected from its galaxy Most large galaxies like our own Milky Way have a supermassive black hole in the center.It’s so common that astronomers just expect to see the telltale signs of a black hole in the heart of galaxies.

Stephen Hawking gave a speech via hologram. Again.

Stephen Hawking gave a speech via hologram. Again. Cosmologist Stephen Hawking spoke in Hong Kong on Friday — only he wasn't actually present for the speech.The world-renowned physicist actually gave his speech live via hologram for the 90-minute lecture about his life and work.

SpaceX set to actually reuse one of its reusable rockets

SpaceX set to actually reuse one of its reusable rockets The rocket prepped for flight is the second one recovered (the first came down on land, which is far easier).Not only that, it was the very first rocket that was successfully landed on the drone ship.

Feast your eyes on NASA's stunning 'farewell to Pluto' photo

Feast your eyes on NASA's stunning 'farewell to Pluto' photo Taken from 120,000 miles behind Pluto by NASA's New Horizons, the shot perfectly captures Pluto's blue haze.The photo's the result of six black-and-white photos stitched together, with color added from separate photos taken in July 2015, just hours after the New Horizons spacecraft made its closest approach to Pluto, NASA says.

Enjoy ample sleeping and storage space in REI’s newest Quarter Dome tent

Enjoy ample sleeping and storage space in REI’s newest Quarter Dome tent Twelve years later, the popular flagship tent is on version number four, which adds more living space to the tent without increasing its weight.” Dubbed REI’s best tent yet, the new Quarter Dome offers additional space where you need it most.