Did you hear the one about the art that went to the moon? If not, you probably haven’t heard about the latest plans of the European Space Agency (ESA). 1,074 more words
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Could a machine for detecting molecules in space be used to identify bacteria that cause stomach ulcers? This is the question that Dr Geraint ‘Taff’ Morgan and his colleagues, Professors Ejaz Huq and Phil Prewett, from Oxford MicroMedical Ltd are trying to solve. 903 more words
'Cavenauts' go underground: Space agency sends astronauts into cave to train in 'risky and alien environment'
On the surface, it reads like a paradox: a space agency training its astronauts by sending them as far away from space as possible.
But a six-day expedition into an Italian cave, says the European Space Agency, may actually be an ideal stepping-stone to cosmic travel. 308 more words
According to BBC Reports, a doomed Japanese satellite managed to capture a view of a galaxy cluster 250 million light years away just before it died, scientists have revealed. 409 more words