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  • Astroboffins discover that half of the Milky Way's matter comes from other galaxies

    July 27, 2017 1:02 AM

    'We could consider ourselves space travelers or extragalactic immigrants' Up to half the atoms in the stars, planets, moons – and even in us – could come from distant galaxies beyond the Milky Way, according to a new study. Daniel Anglés-Alcázar, co-author of the paper to be published in the Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society and a postdoctoral

  • Southern Lights Dazzle in Spectacular Time-Lapse Video from Space (Video)

    July 23, 2017 12:27 PM 3

    A new video from NASA gives a glimpse of what an aurora looks like from the International Space Station — and it is stunning. The 37-second video shows time-lapse footage of the aurora australis, commonly known as the southern lights. Astronauts aboard Expedition 52 got a firsthand look at this light show that, fittingly for the U.S. astronauts on board

  • Google Street View’s latest destination — the International Space Station

    July 22, 2017 9:53 AM 3

    It allows users to peer inside the ISS from their computer 396km below with 360-degree, panoramic views Washington: You’ve used Google Street View to check out a new apartment, map traffic before you hit the road and search for haunting slices of the everyday world. Now, the comprehensive terrestrial mapping system has gone Extra-Terrestrial, allowing

  • Follow the sun at these solar eclipse viewing events

    July 21, 2017 5:46 PM 4

    The sun and moon are putting on a show and this time around, Illinois gets seats close to the stage. Not only will the southernmost section of this state enjoy totality during the Aug. 21 solar eclipse, Illinois will experience the longest duration of darkness (by a whisker over Kentucky) of all states along the entire solar eclipse path, according to greatamericaneclipse

  • Google Street View Can Now Be Used to Explore the International Space Station

    July 21, 2017 6:11 AM 4

    Google Street View in search giant's Maps service is one of those features that has given users a much better idea of various locations around the world than satellite imagery ever could. Moving forward leaps and bounds, Google Street View now allows users to see the International Space Station (ISS) as close as they can see the streets of London from their

  • United Nations must step in to protect the moon as private firms prepare first mining missions, experts warn

    July 20, 2017 10:35 PM 2

    Forty-eight years ago today, Neil Armstrong made history as the first human to step foot on the moon, followed minutes later by pilot ‘Buzz’ Aldrin. In a ‘sobering wake-up call,’ a sample bag containing traces of moon dust from the historic Apollo 11 mission sold today for $1.8 million, despite efforts by NASA to stop it – and now, a non-profit is calling

  • Tour the International Space Station With Google Street View

    July 20, 2017 9:20 PM 17

    A gravity-free Google Street View has landed…on the International Space Station (ISS). The search engine on Thursday announced that anyone can now see inside the ISS using its popular map tool, Street View. Launched in 2007, the technology feature in Google Maps and Google Earth provides 360-degree views from different positions—previously limited to streets

  • ISS becomes first 'off planet' addition to Google Maps

    July 20, 2017 5:39 PM 10

    New Delhi: The International Space Station (ISS) has become the first off planet addition to Google Maps. Google said that it hopes and aims to inspire the people to further see the science and engineering involved in space exploration. As per a report in BBC, astronauts helped capture the photos of insides of the space station modules and also helped

  • Google Street View takes you aboard the ISS

    July 20, 2017 5:39 PM 4

    In case you want to preview the neighborhood before making the long trip. Since there's no gravity, the astronauts make use of surfaces in every direction, so the Street View in space truly spans 360 degrees. But that's not all: Google included info nodes for the curious to learn more about the station's technical machinery and points of interest. As TechCrunch

  • Google Maps adds the International Space Station

    July 20, 2017 1:11 PM 6

    The International Space Station has become the first "off planet" addition to Google Maps' Street View facility. Astronauts helped capture 360-degree panoramas of the insides of the ISS modules, as well as views down to the Earth below. Some of the photography features pop-up text descriptions, marking the first time such annotations have appeared on the Maps platform