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Cryonics And Our Future… A Step Closer To Immortality!

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Cryonics and Our Future… A Step Closer To Immortality! Cryonics may sound like science fiction and yet it is based on real science. Its purpose, preserving a human being until further medical science catches up defies in some ways and for some reason, reality… and yet so many things around us that began as science fiction have become science facts. …

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Mars: NASA to share ‘major’ Red Planet science discovery

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Space agency NASA has excited space fans across the globe with the news it is set to announce a “major science finding” that solves a mystery about Mars.   A panel of five high-profile scientists will participate in the news conference at NASA’s headquarters in Washington tomorrow (from 1:30am AEST), which will also be streamed live online. Speculation has been …

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What’s Behind NASA’s Upcoming Mystery Announcement About Mars?

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Our best guess: flowing water, and the potential for alien life. NASA officials will announce Monday morning a major scientific discovery related to their continued exploration of Mars.   The agency won’t give too many details on what exactly the big reveal is, apart from the fact that the briefing will feature some pretty big names at the space agency …

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Hotly-Debated Solar System Object Gets a Name

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Hotly-Debated Solar System Object Gets a Name. A new name has been bestowed on the “dwarf planet” whose discovery in 2005 rocked the solar system, sparked debate over “What is a planet?” and ultimately led to Pluto’s removal from the planetary family. The dwarf planet, formerly known as 2003 UB313, is now called Eris, after the Greek goddess of discord and strife.

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See how much NASA has learned about hurricanes in the 10 years since Katrina

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Science is, naturally, the never-ending pursuit of knowledge that has spanned the entirety of human existence and will continue, in some form, ad infinitum—but it’s incredible to see how much progress can be made in just a decade. With the 10th anniversary of Hurricane Katrina this week in mind, NASA is showing off how much its ability to track and …

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Pluto became a dwarf planet 9 years ago today — but that’s ‘bulls—,’ says a leading NASA scientist

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Pluto became a dwarf planet 9 years ago today — but that’s ‘bulls—,’ says a leading NASA scientist… On Aug. 24, 2006, nine years ago today, the International Astronomical Union demoted Pluto from a planet to a dwarf planet — a move that sparked protests and split the space-science community.

Some in the community, including leading Pluto researchers, are still upset at the decision.