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Balloon-based capsule will take passengers into space by 2017

2015/10/28

For story suggestions please contact tips nma com tw World View Enterprises is offering to send passengers to an altitude of feet above the ground in a space capsule hauled up by a giant balloon for a lofty sum of...

Real life ‘Death Star’ observed destroying planets in its own solar system

2015/10/22

RESTRICTIONS NONE For story suggestions please contact tips nma com tw A dying star is ripping apart planets in its own solar system according to a team of astronomers who published a paper yesterday in the journal Nature The star...

What is a Dyson sphere?

2015/10/20

RESTRICTIONS NONE For story suggestions please contact tips nma com tw Last week several media outlets covered a research paper speculating among other possibilities what debris surrounding a distant star may be In the paper submitted to the Monthly Notices...

Russia and the ESA set sites on permanent moon colony with planned landing

2015/10/17

RESTRICTIONS NONE For story suggestions please contact tips nma com tw The European Space Agency and its Russian counterpart are sending a lander to the moon s south pole as part of their plan to settle humans permanently on Earth...

Turkey shoots down unidentified drone near Syria

2015/10/16

For story suggestions please contact tips nma com tw Turkish warplanes shot down an unidentified drone in Turkish air space near the Syrian border on Friday A U S official said Washington believed it to be of Russian origin The...

NASA’s Kepler telescope spots possible alien megastructures surrounding huge star

2015/10/15

For story suggestions please contact tips nma com tw Scientists are striving to explain a recently discovered star and what its surroundings could mean for the universe Between the Cygnus and Lyra constellations sits a peculiar star named KIC Light...

Facebook aims to give free internet access to regions in Africa by 2016

2015/10/12

RESTRICTIONS NONE For story suggestions please contact tips nma com tw Facebook plans to partner with Eutelsat as part of its Internet org initiative to bring internet to billions of people around the world starting by launching a new satellite...

NASA confirms evidence of liquid water on Mars

2015/09/29

RESTRICTIONS NONE For story suggestions please contact tips nma com tw NASA has confirmed that there is liquid water flowing on Mars which is a potential breakthrough in the quest to search for life beyond Earth According to NASA scientists...

New study finds ‘human germ cloud’ unique to each person

2015/09/24

RESTRICTIONS NONE For story suggestions please contact tips nma com tw A group of researchers from the University of Oregon recently published a new study in the open-access journal PeerJ which shows that each of us emits millions of bacteria...

Rare supermoon lunar eclipse to dazzle later this month

2015/09/16

RESTRICTIONS NONE For story suggestions please contact tips nma com tw A supermoon lunar eclipse a phenomenon which last occurred more than three decades ago will be visible to people in the Americas on September and visible to those in...

Elon Musk suggests terraforming Mars with nuclear weapons

2015/09/11

RESTRICTIONS NONE For story suggestions please contact tips nma com tw Tesla CEO Elon Musk suggested Wednesday on the Late Show with Stephen Colbert that Mars could be terraformed through nuclear strikes to destroy its polar ice caps Terraforming is...

China plans to send the first spacecraft to land on moon’s dark side

2015/09/10

For story suggestions please contact tips nma com tw China which landed a probe on the moon in now plans to be the first country to land a probe on the moon s far side by The far side of...

Detailed account of what exactly happened on BA flight 2276

2015/09/10

RESTRICTIONS NONE For story suggestions please contact tips nma com tw Passengers that were on board British Airways flight have been praising the flight crew and emergency responders for their action after the Boeing caught fire at McCarran Airport in...

Police arrest getaway driver in Dallas dentist murder

2015/09/07

RESTRICTIONS NONE For story suggestions please contact tips nma com tw A -year old woman who admitted to being the driver for the killer in last week s brutal killing of Dallas dentist Kendra Hatcher has been arrested but cops...

Next potential target chosen for NASA’s New Horizons mission

2015/08/31

For story suggestions please contact tips nma com tw NASA has selected a potential destination for the New Horizons mission following its historic flyby of Pluto The next destination for NASA s New Horizons spacecraft is a comet-like object in...

NASA-funded study says cryogenic sleep may be key to space travel

2015/08/25

RESTRICTIONS NONE For story suggestions please contact tips nma com tw A NASA-funded study written by aerospace engineering company SpaceWorks says that keeping astronauts unconscious during long flights in space cuts down on the equipment and resources needed on the...

Canadian company patents 20km-high, inflatable ‘space elevator’

2015/08/19

RESTRICTIONS NONE For story suggestions please contact tips nma com tw A new technology with the potential to change how spacecrafts enter orbit has recently been patented in both the UK and the US To get shuttles into orbit rockets...

Philae lander’s touchdown error gives ESA unexpected data on Comet 67

2015/08/13

RESTRICTIONS NONE For story suggestions please contact tips nma com tw The European Space Agency s Philae lander s botched comet touchdown has produced a silver lining as it has allowed the lander to take important measurements in two separate...

Japan develops world’s first portable electric vehicle

2015/08/11

RESTRICTIONS NONE For story suggestions please contact tips nma com tw TOKYO JAPAN- Japanese start-up Cocoa Motors plans to release the world s first portable electric vehicle the Walkcar The walkcar weighs between to kg lb to lb Despite it...

Lexus showed its hoverboard in action in Barcelona, Spain

2015/08/06

RESTRICTIONS NONE For story suggestions please contact tips nma com tw Lexus has created a working hoverboard that uses liquid nitrogen and magnets to glide above a magnetic track The hoverboard was formally unveiled on Tuesday in a -minute video...

Washington DC could sink 6 or more inches by the end of the century

2015/07/30

RESTRICTIONS NONE For story suggestions please contact tips nma com tw A team of researchers led by the University of Vermont and the U S Geological Survey have confirmed that the sea level in the Washington D C region is...

Japan’s experimental plane creates quieter sonic boom

2015/07/28

RESTRICTIONS NONE For story suggestions please contact tips nma com tw The Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency JAXA has successfully tested an experimental supersonic aircraft that emits a quieter sonic boom The plane s design reduces shockwaves typically created during supersonic...

NASA discovers Earth-like planet

2015/07/24

RESTRICTIONS NONE For story suggestions please contact tips nma com tw Kepler- b a planet located light-years away from Earth was announced on Thursday as the most Earth-like planet ever found by NASA which is naming it Earth The exoplanet...

New Horizons probe reveals Pluto has ice mountains

2015/07/16

RESTRICTIONS NONE For story suggestions please contact tips nma com tw CORRECTION Updates voiceover and description to correct the height of ice mountains scientists believe can be found on Pluto The correct height is feet not feet Scientists say Pluto...

French company designs face-to-face airplane seating plan

2015/07/13

RESTRICTIONS NONE For story suggestions please contact tips nma com tw A French manufacturer of aircraft passenger seats has filed a patent for a new seating design that would increase cabin capacity by having passengers face each other Zodiac Seats...

SpaceX rocket explodes after launch

2015/06/29

RESTRICTIONS NONE For story suggestions please contact tips nma com tw An unmanned SpaceX rocket exploded shortly after launch from Florida on Sunday destroying supplies bound for the International Space Station The cause of explosion in the Falcon rocket was...

How the Northern Lights are formed

2015/06/26

For story suggestions please contact tips nma com tw Ongoing geomagnetic storms have led to sightings of the Northern Lights across North America this week the result of a coronal mass ejection from the Sun that occurred on Sunday sending...

Philae comet lander wakes up after seven months

2015/06/15

The Philae comet lander that lost contact with Earth after landing on a comet late last year has woken up and is now communicating with Earth The Philae probe landed on comet P in mid November but ran out of...

Baltimore unrest footage limiting city’s camera capacity

2015/06/13

For story suggestions please contact tips nma com tw The city of Baltimore s decision to save surveillance footage of Freddie Gray s arrest and subsequent unrest throughout the city has significantly reduced the storage capacity on the city s...

Israel tests ‘dirty bombs’ in the Negev Desert

2015/06/09

Israel carried out a four-year series of tests on nuclear explosives to measure the effects were hostile forces ever to use them against Israel Israel s Haaretz daily newspaper reported Monday Between and Israel conducted tests on dirty bombs in...

NASA set to launch flying saucer into space

2015/06/02

RESTRICTIONS NONE For story suggestions please contact tips nma com tw NASA is set to launch a flying saucer into space in order to test a more spacious spacecraft designed for long-haul missions to Mars NASA was forced to cancel...

LightSail solar spacecraft to be launched soon

2015/05/14

RESTRICTIONS NONE For story suggestions please contact tips nma com tw The construction of the LightSail spacecraft a solar spacecraft designed by the Planetary Society will start next year thanks to a crowdfunded campaign that reached it s goal in...

Another major quake hits Nepal, at least 42 dead

2015/05/12

RESTRICTIONS NONE For story suggestions please contact tips nma com tw At least people were killed and more than a thousand were injured in Nepal on Tuesday after a second earthquake shook the nation The -magnitude earthquake struck near Mount...
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