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‘It has an ‘Aliens’-like vibe:’ ‘Atlas’ director Brad Peyton on channeling James Cameron (exclusive)

Submit on Sunday, May 26th, 2024 22:16

An exclusive interview with director Brad Peyton on Netflix’s new sci-fi film “Atlas.”

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Starmus 2024: Scientists and musicians unite in Bratislava to celebrate planet Earth

Submit on Sunday, May 26th, 2024 21:17

Here’s what it was like to experience the Starmus Festival in Bratislava, where top scientists and musicians united to celebrate Earth with an overarching theme “The future of our home planet”.

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The future is bright for astronomy, and very expensive

Submit on Sunday, May 26th, 2024 20:11

The universe is being revealed in exquisite detail with the current generation of large optical telescopes.

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NASA’s ‘Mohawk Guy’ cameo in ‘3 Body Problem’ explained (exclusive)

Submit on Sunday, May 26th, 2024 19:11

Interview with NASA/JPL’s systems engineer Bobak Ferdowsi on his “3 Body Problem” cameo.

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Black hole singularities defy physics. New research could finally do away with them.

Submit on Sunday, May 26th, 2024 17:12

Black hole singularities defy the laws of physics. New research presents a bold solution to this puzzle: Black holes may actually be a theoretical type of star called a ‘gravastar,’ filled with universe-expanding dark energy.

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Will a ‘rare’ lineup of planets be visible to the naked eye in the night sky on June 3?

Submit on Saturday, May 25th, 2024 21:12

Skywatchers who plan to rise early and step outside on June 3 expecting to see a stunning display of visible planets will be quite disappointed, at the very least.

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This Week In Space podcast: Episode 112 —Mars on Pause?

Submit on Saturday, May 25th, 2024 20:11

On Episode 112 of This Week In Space, Rod and Tariq talk with Rob Manning, Chief Engineer Emeritus of NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory, about Mars exploration and, in particular, Mars Sample Return.

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‘Alien’ heard us all scream 45 years ago today. Here’s what it was like on opening day

Submit on Saturday, May 25th, 2024 20:11

Here’s what it was like seeing Ridley Scott’s “Alien” on opening day in 1979, in honor of the iconic sci-fi horror film’s 45th anniversary.

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