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March 12, 2013
SPACE TRAVEL
Japan, US hold space cooperation talks
Tokyo (AFP) March 11, 2013
Japan and the United States held talks Monday on wide-ranging cooperation in space, including the satellite monitoring of ships, a joint statement said. The collaboration is apparently aimed at countering China's growing assertiveness at sea and the expansion of its space exploration programme, according to Japanese media. The statement, released by the Japanese foreign ministry said experts from the two governments met in Tokyo for the first "Comprehensive Dialogue on Space". The creation o ... read more
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LAUNCH PAD

Musk: 'I'd like to die on Mars'
SpaceX founder Elon Musk told the crowd at the South by Southwest festival in Texas Saturday said he'd like to fly to Mars before he dies. ... more
TECH SPACE

SimCity climbing from launch wreckage
The hugely popular SimCity game is rapidly recovering from its trouble-plagued launch but problems are yet to be completely eradicated, company officials said. ... more
EXO LIFE

Dispute over Antarctic 'unidentified' life
Russian scientists still say an "unclassified" species of bacteria was found in water samples beneath Antarctic ice, although some colleagues are disputing it. ... more
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TECH SPACE

Activists fault WHO report on Fukushima radiation
Activist physicians on Monday accused the World Health Organization of downplaying the health impact of nuclear fallout from the Fukushima nuclear disaster. ... more


SPACE TRAVEL

Basketball legend Shaq talks tech at SXSW
Basketball legend Shaquille O'Neal on Monday credited the "geeks" who introduced him to computers during his troubled teenage years for making him the tech tycoon that he is today. ... more
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SPACE SCOPES

The Closest Star System Found in a Century
A pair of newly discovered stars is the third-closest star system to the Sun, according to a paper that will be published in Astrophysical Journal Letters. The duo is the closest star system discove ... more
BLUE SKY

Atmospheric electricity affects cloud height
For decades, scientists have argued over whether there is a link between cosmic rays and cloud cover, which in turn could affect climate. Now two atmospheric physicists in the UK have discovered tha ... more
Military Space News, Nuclear Weapons, Missile Defense
NATO 'very concerned' by Russian military build-up in Crimea

Republicans' next clash with Obama: Iran nuclear talks

Students of Uighur scholar in secret China trial: lawyer

The Islamic State: Existential or exaggerated danger??

NASA Seeks Comments on Possible Airship Challenge

Top contender for Pentagon job bows out: source

US drone strike kills at least eight in NW Pakistan

ROCKET SCIENCE

Breakthrough Propulsion Physics
It is commonly known that the lack of new propulsion technologies has held space exploration opportunities to a minimum. A particular frustration is the lack of very-high specific impulse, high thru ... more
SOLAR DAILY

Russia plans giant solar power station to orbit Earth
Russia is thinking of building a giant solar power station capable of collecting energy and beaming it to Earth. This idea was put forward by Central Scientific Research institute for Engineering, a ... more
EXO WORLDS

Astronomers Conduct First Remote Reconnaissance of Another Solar System
Researchers have conducted a remote reconnaissance of a distant solar system with a new telescope imaging system that sifts through the blinding light of stars. Using a suite of high-tech instrument ... more
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MERCURY RISING

Planetary Data System Releases MESSENGER Data from Third Mercury Solar Day
NASA's Planetary Data System released a new data set collected during MESSENGER's thirteenth through eighteenth month in orbit around Mercury. With this release, images and measurements are now avai ... more
EARTH OBSERVATION

GOCE: the first seismometer in orbit
Satellites map changes in Earth's surface caused by earthquakes but never before have sound waves from a quake been sensed directly in space - until now. ESA's hyper-sensitive GOCE gravity satellite ... more
24/7 News Coverage
Biology trumps chemistry in open ocean

Polyethylene mulch creates optimal conditions for soil solarization

Seed dormancy already existed 360 million years ago

Brain's reaction to virtual reality should prompt further study

Climate Change Could Affect Future of Lake Michigan Basin

Can stress management help save honeybees?

First GPS-collar study reveals how leopards live with people

IRON AND ICE

Comet PANSTARRS Rises to the Occasion Mid-March
Comets visible to the naked eye are a rare delicacy in the celestial smorgasbord of objects in the nighttime sky. Scientists estimate that the opportunity to see one of these icy dirtballs advertisi ... more
SATURN DAILY

Rhea Rev 183 Raw Preview
NASA's Cassini spacecraft captured these raw, unprocessed images of Saturn's moon Rhea during a close flyby on March 9, 2013. This flyby marks the mission's last targeted encounter with Rhea and onl ... more
TIME AND SPACE

New NIST time code to boost reception for radio-controlled clocks
The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) is changing the way it broadcasts time signals that synchronize radio-controlled "atomic" clocks and watches to official U.S. time in ways t ... more
TIME AND SPACE
China to use modified rocket for moon landing mission

Water On The Moon: It's Been There All Along

Building a lunar base with 3D printing


TIME AND SPACE
New 3-D reconstructions show buried flood channels on Mars

Neptec wins contract to develop cameras for European Space Agency's ExoMars Programme

Mars rover 'sleeping' through solar storm


TIME AND SPACE
Basketball legend Shaq talks tech at SXSW

How to predict the progress of technology

UK and Kazakhstan agree collaboration in space


TIME AND SPACE
China's fourth space launch center to be in use in two years

China to launch new manned spacecraft

Woman expected again to join next China crew roster

EARTH OBSERVATION

Significant reduction in temperature and vegetation seasonality over northern latitudes
An international team of authors from 17 institutions in seven countries, including the Woods Hole Research Center, have published a study shows that, as the cover of snow and ice in the northern la ... more
SOLAR SCIENCE

Solar Wind Energy Source Discovered
Using data from an aging NASA spacecraft, researchers have found signs of an energy source in the solar wind that has caught the attention of fusion researchers. NASA will be able to test the theory ... more
TECH SPACE

Russian satellite hit by remnants of destroyed Chinese spacecraft
A small Russian spacecraft in orbit appears to have been struck by remnants of a destroyed Chinese satellite. It's just the second time in history that an active spacecraft has collided with an arti ... more
TECH SPACE

INRS overcomes a hurdle in the development of terahertz lasers
Dr. Roberto Morandotti and his team at the INRS Energie Materiaux Telecommunications Research Centre have developed a device that is critical to the use of br> terahertz (THz) sources for a variet ... more
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    Improving Electronics by Solving Nearly Century-old Problem

    STELLAR CHEMISTRY

    Probing Extreme Matter Through Observations Of Neutron Stars

    TECH SPACE

    SSBV And zero2infinity Team Up For Airdrop Recovery

    SATURN DAILY

    Cassini Makes Last Close Flyby of Saturnian Moon Rhea

    MARSDAILY

    Neptec wins contract to develop cameras for European Space Agency's ExoMars Programme

    SPACEMART

    Boeing to Offer Inmarsat-4 Bandwidth to Commercial Customers

    SPACE TRAVEL

    Wyle To Provide NASA Ongoing Support For Human Space Flight

    STELLAR CHEMISTRY

    Hubble Finds Birth Certificate of Oldest Known Star

    STELLAR CHEMISTRY

    Pan-STARRS Finds a "Lost" Supernova

    MICROSAT BLITZ

    Smartphone satellite "STRaND-1" operational in orbit

    Soccer Balls in Interstellar Space

    Distance to nearest galaxy measured

    UK and Kazakhstan agree collaboration in space

    CSI: Milky Way

    Measuring the universe more accurately than ever before

    New 3-D reconstructions show buried flood channels on Mars

    SXSW kicks off with vision of a 3D printing revolution

    Russia admits no new life form found in Antarctic lake

    Earth to get another asteroid viewing

    Long predicted atomic collapse state observed in graphene

    Using photosynthesis to make chemical compounds

    New material allows fuels to be produced while reducing CO2 emissions

    Toronto breakthrough promises much more efficient solar cells

    How to predict the progress of technology

    The future of ion traps

    Earth Is Warmer Today Than During 70 to 80 Percent of the Past 11,300 Years

    Reconstruction of climate shows significance of recent temps

    INTEROP-7000 uses ISSI to link IP-based voice comms with legacy radio

    How to Thrive in Battery Acid and Among Toxic Metals

    Waves Generated by Russian Meteor Recorded Crossing the US

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