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Take a self-guided virtual tour of the International Space Station

Clicking around the European Space Agency's recently expanded website feels like the next best thing to being an astronaut.

By July 30, 2015

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Delightful Oculus VR animated short film 'Henry' officially debuts (Tomorrow Daily 217)

We're suckers for Pixar films, and we're suckers for anything VR, so when we heard Oculus Story Studio teamed up with an ex-Pixar employee to make a cute animated short film about a hedgehog who wants a hug, we knew we we on board with the concept.

By July 29, 2015

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Space travel thins your skin

Spending a significant amount of time in space has several negative effects on the body. The latest discovery: thinner skin.

By July 21, 2015

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See the sun go through seasons of sizzle and simmer in new image

Every 11 or so years, the sun goes through a period of high, then low activity. A new image from the European Space Agency shows the phenomenon at a glance.

By July 14, 2015

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Should Pluto return to the planet club?

In 2006, Pluto had its planet status revoked. Now a petition hopes to get it restored -- but would other dwarf planets ride in on its coattails?

By July 14, 2015

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Using the gravity of the universe to peer into a black hole

Researchers at the European Space Agency harness the natural lensing properties of cosmic gravity to get a closer look at a black hole.

By July 7, 2015

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Sentinel-2A satellite sends back trippy color images of Earth

The European Space Agency's new Earth-gazing satellite's first images from space make our planet look like a technicolor wonderland.

By June 29, 2015

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Slumbering black hole in Milky Way roars back to life

A black hole that hasn't been heard of since 1989 has suddenly become active again and is now the brightest object in the X-ray sky.

By June 26, 2015

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Hooray, the new Spider-Man is Tom Holland! (Tomorrow Daily 197)

Wait. Actually, we have no idea who Tom Holland is. But we're going to find out a little more about him on today's show, and discuss whether we think he can carry Spidey into a new movie trilogy.

By June 23, 2015

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Rosetta and Dawn: Why the landmark spacecraft will have very different fates

Two iconic spacecraft are approaching the end of their missions, but plans for their final resting places are very different. Crave's Eric Mack considers why.

By June 23, 2015