As we all know, space is currently considered to be "the final frontier". However, once we have accomplished the goal of planetary colonisation, where do we go from there? What lies beyond space? Personally, I think that when you consider how it took less than 100 years to go from the wright brothers plane to the space shuttle, interdimensional travel could be possible within the next 1000 years. Of course there are variables (will we have blown ourselves up by then?), but apart from that, what are your thoughts?
Giving our solar system a "slap in the face."
- A stream of galactic debris is hurtling at us, pulling dark matter along with it
- It's traveling so quickly it's been described as a hurricane of dark matter
- Scientists are excited to set their particle detectors at the onslffaught
Two massive clouds of dust in orbit around the Earth have been discussed for years and finally proven to exist.
- Hungarian astronomers have proven the existence of two "pseudo-satellites" in orbit around the earth.
- These dust clouds were first discovered in the sixties, but are so difficult to spot that scientists have debated their existence since then.
- The findings may be used to decide where to put satellites in the future and will have to be considered when interplanetary space missions are undertaken.
Once again, our circadian rhythm points the way.
- Seven individuals were locked inside a windowless, internetless room for 37 days.
- While at rest, they burned 130 more calories at 5 p.m. than at 5 a.m.
- Morning time again shown not to be the best time to eat.
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