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Australians make interstellar hologram January 30th, 2008 | by KFC | Measure the beam from a pulsar for an hour or so and you’ll see all kinds of interference fringes in amongst the noise.  This intereference is caused by light scattered from the interstellar medium, probably in the form of whisps of  gas and dust... Continue Reading →

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PICTURES: Virgin Galactic unveils Dyna-Soar style SpaceShipTwo design and twin-fuselage White Knight

  PICTURES: Virgin Galactic unveils Dyna-Soar style SpaceShipTwo design and twin-fuselage White Knight II configuration By Rob Coppinger Virgin Galactic has unveiled a SpaceShipTwo (SS2) design, created by Scaled Composites, that harks back to the NASA/USAF Boeing X-20 Dyna-Soar glider of the 1960s, while Scaled's carrier aircraft, White Knight II (WK2) has been given a... Continue Reading →

2008 Moonbuggy Race

  The 15th annual Great Moonbuggy Race is set for April 4-5. During the race, dozens of high school and college teams careen around a track at the U.S. Space & Rocket Center in Huntsville. They pilot wheeled rovers of their own design, and perhaps launch their future as the next generation of lunar explorers.... Continue Reading →

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