Alien life, or noise? Russian telescope detects ‘strong signal’ from sun-like star

Signal detected a year ago from HD164595, only 95 light years away and with at least one planet, but Seti scientists are scanning the area and have yet to find it.

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As David Bowie might have sung: is there life on HD164595b? Continue reading

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China’s Tiangong-1 space station ‘out of control’ and will crash to Earth

Chinese authorities confirm the eight-tonne ‘Heavenly Palace’ lab will re-enter the atmosphere sometime in 2017 with some parts likely to hit Earth.

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China’s first space station is expected to come crashing down to Earth next year, fuelling concerns that Chinese space authorities have lost control of the 8.5-tonne module. Continue reading

China’s Future Submarine Could Go The Speed Of Sound

I stumbled upon this and thought I should share with the alienated tech enthusiast. For the cybernetic-ally challenged folks, I remain unapologetic.

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The submarine of the future may come to America in a super fast bubble, traveling under water. Researchers at China’s Harbin Institute of Technology developed a new concept for submarine “supercavitation,” where an underwater vessel creates a pocket of air around itself. Inside this bubble, the submarine can travel much faster without friction of water creating drag and slowing it down. Continue reading