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Photography of Curiosity Landing Site on Mars First HD Panorama of Gale Crater - .

Photography of Curiosity Landing Site on Mars First HD Panorama of Gale Crater - .

Felix Baumgartner Skydives From The Edge Of Space [11 High Quality Photos] Red Bull is supposed to give you wings bit that would only slow Felix Baumgartner down. This week the daredevil made a test skydive from 18 miles up in preparation for his upcoming jump from 120,000 feet (22 miles) in which he hopes to reach speeds of 690 MPH and be the first person the break the sound barrier. In the latest test jump Felix went 0 to 509 MPH in just 30 seconds and all that is without the aid of a plane fo rocket, just pure gravity baby! Here are photos from his latest jump… Felix Baumgartner hugs Capcom 1 USAF Col (ret) Joe Kittinger after his 96,640 ft free fall from the stratosphere making them the only two people to freefall from that high an altitude. Felix Baumgartner gets lifted up to enter into the capsule.

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Top 10 Strange Topics That Need More Explanation Weird Stuff The world if full of mysterious objects, people, places, and events that need more research. In the last 30 years, humans have made some incredible scientific advancement in the area of archeology, astronomy, computer technology, radar, physics, chemistry, biology, and statistics. People are beginning to understand more about how the Earth was made and have identified anomalies that exist in space. Some of the research has opened up questions about historic events and scientific theories. We can only hope that people will evolve and gain a better understanding of bizarre historical events, instead of moving in the opposite direction. Will Its Violent Death Impact Earth? The red giant, once so large it would reach out to Jupiter's orbit if placed in our own solar system, has shrunk by 15 percent over the past decade in a half, although it's just as bright as it's ever been. "To see this change is very striking," said retired Berkeley physics professor Charles Townes, who won the 1964 Nobel Prize for inventing the laser. "We will be watching it carefully over the next few years to see if it will keep contracting or will go back up in size." Betelgeuse, whose name derives from Arabic, is easily visible in the constellation Orion. It gave Michael Keaton's character his name in the movie "Beetlejuice" and was the home system of Galactic President Zaphod Beeblebrox in "The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy."

Future of Space Exploration: Armies of Info-Gathering Bots The way we explore space is set to change drastically in the near future, according to Wolfgang Fink, associate in physics at the California Institute of Technology in Pasadena. While we currently rely on single single-spacecraft missions that are commanded from Earth, we will soon see virtual armies of cheap, expendable space robots deployed to other heavenly bodies. They’ll be able to command themselves and other robots, making them a cohesive yet independent unit of exploration. Fink’s vision centers on an exploratory trip to Titan, Saturn’s largest moon. He sees sending a group of rovers, lake landers and an airship that will float above the moon. Your Age on Other Worlds Want to melt those years away? Travel to an outer planet! <div class="js-required"><hr> This Page requires a Javascript capable browser <hr></div>

160 Billion and Counting! (Weekend Feature) The Kepler Space Mission's search for habitable planets is in a tiny window representing 1/400th of the Milky Way. "We used to think that the Earth might be unique in our galaxy," said Daniel Kubas, of the Paris Institute of Astrophysics. "But now it seems that there are literally billions of planets with masses similar to Earth orbiting stars in the Milky Way." According to an analysis of Kepler data this past January, each of the 100 billion or so stars in our galaxy hosts at least 1.6 planets, bringing the number of likely exo worlds to more than 160 billion. Recent research conclude that large numbers of these exoplanets are likely to be small, rocky Earth-like low-mass planets, which appear to be much more abundant than large ones.

Interestingly Strange Inventions of the Past [22 Pics] Interestingly Strange Inventions of the Past [22 Pics] Aug 21 2012 From Italian 150km/h single wheel motorcycles to photo-taking revolvers, this is some genuine 'WTF' content for sure. Enjoy!