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Space fever: Weightlessness increases astronauts’ body temperature

Astronauts float weightlessly through space, and the condition of weightlessness is something many would love to experience. However, in addition to producing both physical and psychological stress, a trip into space affects our core body temperature. Researchers have observed that ...

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Space Photos of the Week: When Billions of Worlds Collide

Space Photos of the Week: When Billions of Worlds Collide

Galaxy NGC 5256 contains two merging galaxies. In between the two is a supermassive black hole that’s quickly sucking up material from the impact. Wired

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Space Photos of the Week: Where Stars Go to Live and Die

Space Photos of the Week: Where Stars Go to Live and Die

The universe is full of nurseries incubating new stars—and when they finally explode, their remnants tell scientists about their stellar lives. Wired

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Phoning E.T. and ripples in space-time: The year in space – CNET

Phoning E.T. and ripples in space-time: The year in space – CNET

It was another big year for exploring space, from the International Space Station to supermassive black holes. Here are the biggest stories of 2017. CNET News

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EA Shuts Down Visceral Games (Dead Space, Single-Player Star Wars Project)

EA Shuts Down Visceral Games (Dead Space, Single-Player Star Wars Project)

EA have announced that they are shutting down Visceral Games, the studio behind the entire Dead Space series, Battlefield Hardline, and an upcoming unnamed Star Wars game that had been teased by EA in previous years. Visceral brought Amy Hennig, ...

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Tacoma Review – Facing Mortality In Space

Tacoma Review – Facing Mortality In Space

In 2013, Fullbright’s Gone Home spearheaded a new surge in narrative-focused exploration in gaming, focusing less on traditional gameplay and putting more emphasis on player directed storytelling. Tacoma is Fullbright’s next game, and while it may not reinvent the genre ...

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Virgin Galactic successfully tests re-entry, prepares for space tourism in 2014

Virgin Galactic successfully tests re-entry, prepares for space tourism in 2014

Virgin Galactic is one of the firms pushing ahead with plans to bring space tourism down to affordable levels. The latest tests of VSS Enterprise, originally known as SpaceShipTwo, have successfully tested the craft’s deceleration mechanisms at higher speeds and ...

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NASA plans mission to capture asteroids using a big space bag

NASA plans mission to capture asteroids using a big space bag

NASA released new details on its proposed mission to divert a local asteroid into an accessible orbit today. The plan relies on a combination of already-launched proven hardware and some of the cutting edge technology still in development. The first ...

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RIP Kepler: NASA gives up fixing the planet-hunting space telescope

RIP Kepler: NASA gives up fixing the planet-hunting space telescope

Three months after Kepler was crippled by a second failed gyroscope, NASA has decided to cease attempts at fixing the space telescope. NASA is now looking at whether scientific data can still be gathered by Kepler, despite its severely limited ...

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