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Stephen Hawking recently argued that it's too risky and that extra-terrestrial civilizations would most likely be far more advanced. (Image:  ESO/M. Kornmesser  via   Wikipedia /  CC BY 4.0)

Should We Try to Contact Aliens?

The skies have been scanned for decades looking for any alien messages. While there have been a few exciting moments, they have all ended in failure. Now, scientists from a new San Francisco-based organization called METI, or Messaging Extra Terrestrial…

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Should We Try to Contact Aliens?

The skies have been scanned for decades looking for any alien messages. While there have been a few exciting moments, they have all ended in failure. Now, scientists from a…

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That Mysterious X-Ray Signal Has Now Been Solved

A mysterious X-ray signal from clusters of galaxies recently caused some excitement among astronomers: Does it perhaps originate from dark matter, which makes up around 80 percent of the matter…

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Fishing for Answers on Bone Loss in Space

During spaceflight, astronauts lose bone mineral density, but it is not clear exactly what causes this loss. Scientists trying to understand why recently went fishing for answers. They reared small…

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8 Ways NASA Has Improved Your Everyday Life

Have you ever said that NASA is a waste of taxpayers money? Ever wondered how space exploration could impact your daily life?  The National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) was…