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The University Of Alberta Needs Your Help

Mar 14, 14 The University Of Alberta Needs Your Help

Posted by in Armchair Astronaut, Space

The University of Alberta is attempting to raise money through a crowd funding campaign to help it launch its first satellite into space. AlbertaSat is being put on by a group of students and faculty at the university, aimed at designing, building, testing, launching and operating satellites.

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New ‘Jump From Space’ Video Released Over Super Bowl Weekend

Feb 04, 14 New ‘Jump From Space’ Video Released Over Super Bowl Weekend

Posted by in Armchair Astronaut

Red Bull is milking Felix Baumgartner’s jump from 2012 for as much as it’s worth, slowly rolling out footage that could have been made available almost immediately over a year and a half later.

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Computer Program Able To Teach Itself Common Sense

Nov 26, 13 Computer Program Able To Teach Itself Common Sense

Posted by in Technology

The fears of those who suffer from Frankenstein complex are beginning to be met with a new computer program aimed at teaching itself common sense.

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Curiosity: One Year And Counting

Aug 05, 13 Curiosity: One Year And Counting

Posted by in Armchair Astronaut, Space

A year ago today I was standing in the midst of geniuses, as NASA engineers around the Jet Propulsion Laboratory erupted in cheers to celebrate the craziest landing in the US space agency's history.

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Put March Madness On Hold And Pick Up That Broom

Mar 22, 13 Put March Madness On Hold And Pick Up That Broom

Posted by in Science

Researchers have uncovered a secret to a healthier relationship with your spouse revolving around housework.

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Large Meteor Strike Injures 1000 People In Russia

Feb 15, 13 Large Meteor Strike Injures 1000 People In Russia

Posted by in Armchair Astronaut, Space

A meteor struck through Russian skies on Friday, injuring at least 985 people, according to a report by BBC. As reported by redOrbit, the Russian meteorite was about 10 tons, and entered the Earth's atmosphere at a speed of 33,000 miles per hour. The space rock left a crater 20 feet wide on the shore of a lake.

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Flux Ropes Help Scientists Understand CMEs

Feb 03, 13 Flux Ropes Help Scientists Understand CMEs

Posted by in Armchair Astronaut, Space

Coronal mass ejections (CMEs) are easier to define than understand, but NASA's Solar Dynamics Observatory (SDO) is helping to put an end to that.

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NASA’s ‘Mohawk Guy’ Planning New Do For Inauguration

Jan 21, 13 NASA’s ‘Mohawk Guy’ Planning New Do For Inauguration

Posted by in Armchair Astronaut, Space

The coolest guy to ever hit the viral network out of NASA is changing the very thing that made him so popular to begin with - "Mohawk Guy" will be getting a new hairdo.

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2012 Space Re-cap, What 2013 Holds

Dec 30, 12 2012 Space Re-cap, What 2013 Holds

Posted by in Armchair Astronaut, Space

The year is closing in, and here is a little re-cap into what the New Year holds, and what the past year has bestowed upon us.

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Hulk May Have Had It Right To Begin With, Science Says Getting Angry Is Ok

Dec 30, 12 Hulk May Have Had It Right To Begin With, Science Says Getting Angry Is Ok

Posted by in Health

Maybe the Hulk had it right after all, because new research indicates that expressing a little bit of anger could add years to your life.

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