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By Mike Wall You can now feast your eyes on the first up-close photos of Jupiter's famous Great Red Spot ever taken. On Monday night (July 10), NASA's...

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This thread has been created for open discussion on themes connected to reason and science for which there are not currently any dedicated threads. Please...

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By Alexandra Witze James Carpenter just needed some fake Moon dirt. Carpenter, a lunar-exploration expert at the European Space Agency (ESA) in Noordwijk, the Netherlands, works...

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By Shannon Hall An invisibility cloak has been used in the lab to hide the metallic strips...

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By Adrienne LaFrance The Golden Record was never meant for this planet. Yet it has remained an object of curiosity on Earth, even after decades of...

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By Jesse Emspak Need to send a message across interstellar space? Use the sun for a signal boost. A new proposal suggests that the sun’s...

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By Jasmin Malik Chua From inefficient grids, shortfalls in policy, and even the occasional eclipse, solar-energy collection faces no shortage of hurdles. Scientists have discovered another...

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By Davide Castelvecchi Europe’s gravitational-wave hunters are celebrating. On 1 July, a satellite will wrap up its mission to test technology for the pioneering quest to...

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By Leah Crane SpaceX just did a double-header. Two of the firm’s Falcon 9 rockets were launched within 49 hours of each other, one from...

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By Sam Wong People who have had amputations can control a virtual avatar using their imagination alone, thanks to a system that uses a brain...