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Complex Carbon-Based Molecules Found in Space

Much of the carbon in space is believed to exist in the form of large molecules called polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs). Since the 1980s,...

Successful Engine Test Brings Australian Space Launch Capability a Step Closer

An Australian research consortium has successfully tested a next-generation propulsion system that could enable high-speed flight and space launch services. The team’s rotating detonation...

Perseverance – Mars’ Third Visitor this Month

On Thursday, after “seven minutes of terror,” NASA’s Perseverance, a rover loaded with sophisticated and innovative technology, touched down safely on the surface of...

Researchers Use Origami to Solve Space Travel Challenge

Researchers have used origami, the ancient Japanese art of paper folding, to possibly solve a key challenge for outer space travel — how to...

The Universe Is Getting Hot, Hot, Hot, a New Study Suggests

The universe is getting hotter, a new study has found. The study, published in the Astrophysical Journal, probed the thermal history of the universe over the...

Artificial Gravity May Not Be Just Science Fiction

Artificial gravity has long been the stuff of science fiction. Picture the wheel-shaped ships from films like 2001: A Space Odyssey and The Martian,...

The Coolest Experiment in the Universe

What's the coldest place you can think of? Temperatures on a winter day in Antarctica dip as low as −120ºF (−85ºC). On the dark...

Q&A With the Scientists Behind OSIRIS-REx’s ‘Eyes’

Using its multipurpose camera designed at the UA, NASA's OSIRIS-REx spacecraft spied its target asteroid for the first time from about 1.4 million miles...

Cosmic Voids and Galaxy Clusters Challenge Theory of Relativity

It will be possible to use new astronomical mappings of hundreds of thousands of cosmic voids and galaxy clusters to test Einstein’s theory of...

A Study Has Found Major Shifts in Global Freshwater

A new global, satellite-based study of Earth’s freshwater distribution found that wet areas are getting wetter and dry areas drier. The data suggest that...

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