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Radiation-poisoned Spock: Most depressing Christmas ornament ever

Nothing says "Christmas spirit" like seeing Mr. Spock succumbing to radiation poisoning.

By September 29, 2015


Animals return to Chernobyl, thrive without humans

The former nuclear power plant, deemed too radioactive for human habitation, is now teeming with a healthy animal population, a long-term study finds.

By October 8, 2015


3D-printable ice house could be our home on Mars

NASA's 3D Printed Habitat Challenge has come to an end, with the top prize going to a conical house that would be made of ice.

By September 29, 2015


Astronauts may someday live in a habitat similar to this winning, icy concept (Tomorrow Daily 250)

The winner of NASA's 3D Printed Habitat Challenge is "Mars Ice House," a structure made primarily from ice already present on the red planet. It's an interesting glimpse into a future where manned missions on Mars may require long-term housing for astronauts.

By September 30, 2015


Dainty dwarf galaxy spills secrets about the early universe

A faint dwarf galaxy neighbouring the Milky Way has been photographed in the highest resolution yet, helping provide valuable information about the early universe.

By September 16, 2015


French sci-fi aesthetic comes to 3D-printed Mars habitat

What will our homes on Mars look like? If French 3D printing firm Fabulous has anything to do with it, like something out of a Moebius comic.

By September 15, 2015


Magellanic Clouds are our trippy-looking space neighbors

If Van Gogh had made a galaxy, it might look like the Magellanic Clouds as seen by a satellite with a unique view on interstellar dust.

By September 8, 2015


Blue giants create Prawn Nebula's spectacular glow

Two rare blue stars ionise the gas in the Prawn Nebula, allowing it to emit its own light.

By September 3, 2015


​Appliance Science: The compressed chemistry of carbonation

What puts the fizz into fizzy drinks? Appliance Science looks at the science behind carbonated drinks like soda, pop, Coke or Pepsi.

By August 26, 2015


Intel's Edison joins the quest to save the bees

Tiny radio-frequency identification chips attached to bees will be paired with Intel Edison boards to monitor the bees' activities and help the fight against colony collapse disorder.

By August 24, 2015