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Beaming Heat into Space Could Make Your Air Conditioner More Efficient

This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use. Researchers all over the world are engaged in the search for better forms of energy as the demands of society continue increasing, but improving efficiency ...

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This Week in Space: Cassini, the James Webb Space Telescope, and Bricks

NASA finally unfurled the James Webb Space Telescope! The JWST has been undergoing acoustic and vibration testing for months, but it’s been fully opened because now it’s time for the next phase of testing. That will take place at the ...

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This Week in Space: Metal on Mars, Hydrogen Inside Enceladus, and a Meteoric Near-Miss

We didn’t get pasted by that asteroid that sailed through Wednesday, which is arguably a good thing. Discovered in 2014, it was due to pass by Earth at a close but safe distance, which it won’t do again for another ...

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Top space books to get as holiday gifts

It’s that time of year, where everyone wishes they could escape holiday gatherings and just hide in a corner and read. Wait, is that not you? At any rate, if you’re buying a gift for a space enthusiast, here are ...

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The week in space: A failed Milky Way, a shadow Planet 9 and an earth-shattering kaboom

NASA’s Juno spacecraft successfully completed its first Jovian orbit and its first and closest flyby to the tops of the gas giant’s cloud banks this week. During its 36 planned orbits, Juno will gather data to help us find out ...

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Hands on with PlayStation VR: space dogfighting and undersea adventures

What a year it’s been for virtual reality: The HTC Vive and the Oculus Rift are available now, Google and Microsoft are investing heavily in its future, and the PlayStation VR is only four months away from hitting store shelves. ...

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