Becky is a contributor to Motherboard.
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“If we’re going to look for life on Mars, it would be really kind of lame to bring Earth life and find that instead.”
The story of “Pamphilos,” an ill-fated passenger on a merchant vessel that sank during the first century BCE.
On September 15, 2017, Cassini will throw itself into the planet it has orbited since 2004. But it’s not going out without some epic views first.
“I think they would have made fantastic pets. They look a bit like E.T."
We tend to think of the Sun as the essential life-giver, what with all of its contributions to fostering ecosystems on Earth.But our star can also be a stone cold comet killer, as demonstrated by new imagery from the Hubble Space Telescope
China is building a “Heavenly Palace” in space.
Apollo 11 achieved the first crewed Moon landing in 1969. Ten years earlier, it was the Soviets who had the edge with Luna 2.
BRB gotta go visit Beta Canis Majoris.
Hold on to your buttes.
Andreas Vesalius wasn’t about to let cultural taboos stop him from cutting up dead people, no sir.