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Moon Villages Like This Could Be a Reality in Less Than 20 Years

Moon Villages Like This Could Be a Reality in Less Than 20 Years

🕔23.09.2017 09:45

Welcome to Lunar Park. You'll find the ice melting and filtering plant to your left. Low-G tennis is up there on the crater rim. Oh, and here's the passkey to your new robo-fab domicile. Visions of lunar life are a perennial of science fiction fashion, but the European Space Agency (ESA) ...

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Ancient textiles reveal differences in Mediterranean fabrics in the 1st millennium BC

🕔23.09.2017 09:45

In archaeological contexts, textiles are relatively rare finds, especially in Mediterranean Europe where conditions are unfavourable for organic material preservation. Many archaeological textile fragments do, however, survive in mineralised form, which forms the basis of a new study published ...

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Unusual Space Rock Turns Out To Be 2 Comet-Like Asteroids Orbiting Each Other

Unusual Space Rock Turns Out To Be 2 Comet-Like Asteroids Orbiting Each Other

🕔23.09.2017 09:45

Images taken by NASA’s Hubble Space Telescope revealed that an unusual object in the asteroid belt previously believed to be a comet is, in fact, a pair of asteroids orbiting each other. The two asteroids, collectively called 2006 VW139/288P, were discovered in November 2006 by the Spacewatch ...

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Nasa's asteroid-bound spacecraft flies by Earth

Nasa's asteroid-bound spacecraft flies by Earth

🕔23.09.2017 09:45

The OSIRIS-REx (Origins, Spectral Interpretation, Resource Identification, and Security - Regolith Explorer) spacecraft came within 17,237 km of Antarctica at 12.52 pm EDT (10. 22 pm India time) on Friday, just south of Cape Horn, Chile, before following a route north over the Pacific Ocean, Nasa ...

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An Accident On The Moon, Young Lawyers To The Rescue

An Accident On The Moon, Young Lawyers To The Rescue

🕔23.09.2017 00:47

An annual space law moot court competition imagines a future legal case set in space, where issues of liability and sovereignty can get extra complicated. Stocktrek Images/Getty Images When Alexia ...

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World's First “Molecular Robot” Heralds Future of Assembly

🕔23.09.2017 00:47

Scientists at The University of Manchester have created the world’s first “molecular robot” that is capable of performing basic tasks including building other molecules.The tiny robots, which are a millionth of a millimeter in size, can be programmed to move and build molecular cargo, using a tiny ...

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'Lunar Village' REVEALED: Humans to live on MOON by 2030 and give birth to children

'Lunar Village' REVEALED: Humans to live on MOON by 2030 and give birth to children

🕔23.09.2017 00:46

EUROPE’S “Moon Village” has been revealed – and will see humans fly to the Earth’s satellite by 2030, live there and give birth to the first lunar babies. The lunar children will belong to colonies of hundreds of explorers who melt ice for water and 3D print their home, a top scientist has ...

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Scientists Discover Octlantis, An Octopus City off the Coast of Australia

Scientists Discover Octlantis, An Octopus City off the Coast of Australia

🕔23.09.2017 00:46

If you’ve ever dreamed of visiting an octopus’s garden like the Beatles song portrays, you might get your chance—if you visit Australia. Common Sydney Octopuses, also known as gloomy octopuses (Octopus tetricus​) were recently found cohabiting in Eastern Australia’s Jervis Bay, at a depth of ...

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Study Suggests Neanderthals Enjoyed Long Childhoods

Study Suggests Neanderthals Enjoyed Long Childhoods

🕔23.09.2017 00:46

Nasty, brutish and short. Until about the last decade or so, that's how many of us were accustomed to thinking about Neanderthal life. But a lot has changed since then, not least of which is the emergence of smoking-gun DNA evidence that Neanderthals are, in ...

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Europe's lunar village will see humans born on the MOON 'in a few decades'

Europe's lunar village will see humans born on the MOON 'in a few decades'

🕔22.09.2017 15:50

Published: 05:55 EDT, 22 September 2017 | Updated: 05:58 EDT, 22 September 2017Children will be born on the moon 'in a few decades', with whole families joining Europe's lunar colony by 2050, a top space scientist has claimed.Professor Bernard Foing, ambassador of the European ...

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