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  • Compact fusion reactor
    Lockheed Martin claims breakthrough in compact fusion reactors
    Lockheed Martin announced this week that it plans to have a working compact nuclear fusion reactor (CFR) in ten years. If successful, the smaller, more portable size of the reactors could make them ideal sources of power for various transportation...
  • Industrial Revolution
    The Industrial Revolution of Ultrafast Laser
    Laser manufacturing has two ways it can go: produce lasers for the scientific laser market or produce lasers for the industrial market. While both markets require precision laser products, they have different needs. The scientific market for...
  • Kandinsky crater on Mercury
    MESSENGER takes first images of ice near Mercury's north pole
    The Solar System is full of surprises. Mercury, the planet closest to the Sun, is a baking hot world, as would be expected. It is one of the last places where you would think anything would or could be frozen, but things aren’t always as...
  • Ice giant exoplanet
    New Uranus-like 'ice giant' exoplanet discovered
    Many different kinds of exoplanets have been found by astronomers, from giant “hot Jupiters” and “super Earths” to smaller rocky worlds like Earth or Mars. Now, another type has been discovered, an “ice giant”...
  • Interview with Hugo Award-winning scifi author Dr. Vernor Vinge
    Interview with Hugo Award-winning scifi author Dr. Vernor Vinge
    From 1972 to 2000 Vernor Vinge taught math and computer science at San Diego State University. In 1982, at a panel for AAAI-82, he proposed that, in the near future, technology would accelerate the evolution of intelligence itself, leading to a...
  • Mars Flyover in 3D Video
    3D video shows what it's like to fly over Mars
    What's it like to fly over Mars? An amazing video posted to YouTube on Oct. 16, by the International Space Fellowship, gets as close to the real thing as possible. And it's all in glorious 3D. The video, created using actual imagery taken...
  • Mars One took applications last year for astronauts and residents of mars
    We can't yet colonize Mars say MIT researchers; We need more research
    A Dutch non-profit organization called Mars One announced in 2012 its mission to colonize Mars by 2025. Their intention is to send their first unmanned mission to the planet in 2018. They have already garnered the interest of many who would be...
  • Jack-O'-Lantern sun just weeks before Halloween
    With Halloween close, NASA releases an image of a jack o'lantern sun
    An image of the sun was released over the weekend by NASA’s Scientific Visualization Studio and in it, the sun looks more like a ghoulish jack o’lantern than it does a star, reported The Washington Post on Oct. 13. The image was...
  • Orbit of exoplanet WASP-43b
    Astronomers create most detailed weather map yet of an exoplanet
    Being able to find exoplanets orbiting distant stars is a major accomplishment in itself, and fine-tuning the data enough to discover details about the characteristics of those planets is quite another. Not an easy task. Astronomers have had some...
  • Atheist Stephen Hawking claims to know that God does not exist
    Atheist Stephen Hawking claims to know that God does not exist
    In a fascinating article, we learn what happens when a scientist wastes his God given talent turning his scientific pursuits into seeking to do away with God.Dominique Mosbergen wrote Stephen Hawking Says 'There Is No God,' Confirms He'...
  • Sweet Science
    The Sweet Side of Chemistry comes to the Children's Discovery Museum
    Lollipops, chocolate bars and gumdrops, oh my! Do you have a sweet tooth? Does the thought of candy make you weak in the knees? If so, then this year's Family Chemistry Day at the Children's Discovery Museum will be right up your alley.The...
  • Stephen King’s “tendency to believe in intelligent design”
    Stephen King’s “tendency to believe in intelligent design”
    Long time horror author, Stephen King, made some interesting statements about intelligent design and also some very generic and extreme statements about religion in general.He stated:The very construction of the world and the fact that we seem to...
  • Mythbusters: The Explosive Exhibit Oct. 11 at FW Museum of Science and History
    Mythbusters: The Explosive Exhibit Oct. 11 at FW Museum of Science and History
    The Fort Worth Museum of Science and History is about to explode! Not really, but the Mythbusters: The Explosive Exhibit is sure to bring in the crowds with its hands-on, interactive, and exciting displays fresh from the experiments held on the...
  • Killer whale
    Orcas can learn to speak dolphin
    Captive orcas, commonly known as killer whales, have been shown to be able to learn to speak dolphin, according to study released Wednesday in the Journal of the Acoustical Society of America. Cetaceans, the order to which dolphins, porpoises and...
  • Faith and science are they compatible
    Faith and science are they compatible
    There is two things that can be compatible only when they agree and do not contradict each other. Faith is a belief that something is true and science is basically knowledge. Actually science can be a field of study (Such as astronomy, biology,...