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NASA posts amazing new 4K footage of Earth captured from ISS

April 30, 2016 - 12:27 am in Science

What good is being in space if you can’t take really awesome high-resolution video of it? NASA knew that was a necessity for the International Space Station, so the crew has been provided […] Source: Science – Geek.com

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NASA isn’t ready for a trip to Mars

December 22, 2015 - 3:31 am in Science

  Officially, the United States of America has plans to land an astronaut on Mars by 2030, but there’s a very real chance this may not come to…

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You can touch space: ThumbSat making exploration an everyman enterprise

November 2, 2015 - 2:23 pm in Science

  Space exploration is becoming less of an elitist enterprise. Going there, yes, is still limited to those who have a spare $30 million lying around…

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Astronauts in space will get a full health checkup with a single drop of blood

July 1, 2014 - 5:26 pm in Science

The European Space Agency (ESA) is working on a prototype device that will be able to screen astronauts on the International Space Station for multiple diseases and medical conditions with just a single drop of blood. The instrument is being developed in partnership…

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NASA designs sandals to make sure astronauts are getting exercise

June 5, 2014 - 1:56 pm in Science

Don’t like to exercise? Well, no one’s forcing you, unless you’re an astronaut. NASA allots two-and-a-half hours each day for astronauts to exercise while in space, and the health consequences of skipping it for a few days are much more severe than that…

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Dolby to put Atmos surround sound on tablets, smartphones

April 9, 2014 - 3:21 pm in News

Scene from the film "Gravity," which used Dolby Atmos surround-sound technology. (Credit: Warner Bros.) SAN FRANCISCO -- Anyone who has seen the movie "Gravity" in a Dolby Atmos theater can understand what it's like to truly experience surround-sound. The…