News tagged with space environment

SCRAMSPACE - the next frontier

A talented new team of young scientists and engineers at The University of Queensland (UQ) is building a hypersonic scramjet which will fly at 8600 km/h in South Australia next year.

dateMay 16, 2011 in Engineering
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Studying the roots of life

With a space telescope churning out discoveries of new planets, robots exploring Mars and other places, and researchers gaining understanding of extreme environments, the search for the roots of life on Earth ...

dateMar 25, 2011 in Space Exploration
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Catching space weather in the act

Close to the globe, Earth's magnetic field wraps around the planet like a gigantic spherical web, curving in to touch Earth at the poles. But this isn't true as you get further from the planet. As you move ...

dateFeb 17, 2011 in Space Exploration
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Cyborgs needed to save species

As the growing global population continues to increase the burden on the Earth’s natural resources, some historians and scientists think humans should prepare to colonize space. The problem is, we may have ...

dateSep 16, 2010 in Space Exploration
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