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NASA’s space station humanoid Robonaut is finally getting legs

Posted April 19, 2014 by Associated Press

Marcia Dunn CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. — Robonaut, the first out-of-this-world humanoid, is finally getting its space legs. For three years, Robonaut has had to manage from the waist up. This new pair of legs means the experimental robot — now […]

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Celebrate the Birth of Human Spaceflight, with Yuri’s Night!

Posted April 12, 2014 by Robert T. Gonzalez

Fifty three years ago today, cosmonaut Yuri Gagarin became the first human in history to venture into outer space. Below, Mika McKinnon talks about Gagarin’s incredible journey to Earth orbit (and how to best commemorate that journey: by finding the Y…

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This Chart Highlights The Vast Differences Between The Sizes Of Stars

Posted April 11, 2014 by Lauren Davis

Stars are so mind-boggling large compared to our planet that it’s easy to think of them simply as universally gigantic. But just like planets, stars come in different sizes, and when you place a dwarf star beside a hypergiant, it’s clear just how immen…

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Breathtaking Illustrations Show The Splendor Of Ringed Planets

Posted April 11, 2014 by Vincze Miklós

Is there any more beautiful than a ringed planet? It’s like an instant signifier of an exotic, non-Earth world. And the sight of a ring floating around an entire world is one of the most poetic and astonishing vistas the universe has to offer. And lu…

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Underground Ocean Makes This Saturn Moon a Top Bet for Extraterrestrial Life

Posted April 3, 2014 by Adam Mann

Scientists have determined that a hidden ocean of liquid water likely lies beneath the frozen crust of Saturn’s moon Enceladus. Because the tiny moon freely sends samples of this water into space via spectacular geysers, the finding could rocket Enceladus to the forefront of searches for life beyond our planet.



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Guest Blogger: Morgan Hoffman’s No Good Horrible Very Bad Spring Break story!

Posted April 1, 2014 by mike

This week, I’m off to Europe to explore the history (and wine) of Prague, Vienna and Budapest. But rather than leave the blog all by itself to collect dust, I’ve asked some of my favourite Canadian TV personalities to take …
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