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Elon Musk warns artificial intelligence is “summoning the demon”

Elon Musk is all about keeping the human race alive, even if that means abandoning Earth at some point. He went into details about this not long ago when discussing Mars colonies and things of an existential nature. Any number of technologies could prove .....»»

Source:  SlashgearCategory: GadgetOct 25th, 2014Related News

Will cosmic rays threaten Mars One, and other deep-space astronaut projects? [Science]

Crewed missions to Mars such as Mars One may face dangerous levels of cosmic rays (energetic particles), according to a new paper. #space #Mars #astronaut #cosmic rays #radiation #NASA.....»»

Source:  PlanettechnewsCategory: TopOct 24th, 2014Related News

Stunning Images of an Alien Comet Passing Mars [Slide Show]

Orbiters and rovers deliver the first up-close look at a once-in-a-lifetime interplanetary encounter -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com.....»»

Source:  SciamCategory: ScienceOct 24th, 2014Related News

Google posts a doodle on Mangalyaan completing one month in Mars orbit

On September 24, 2014 India's Mars Orbiter Mission Mangalyaan reached the intended orbit around Mars,.....»»

Source:  IbnliveCategory: AsiaOct 24th, 2014Related News

Method Could Rid Spacecraft of Tough Microbial Cling-Ons

Imagine looking for life on Mars and turning up a hardy microbe that bears a striking resemblance to the E. coli bacteria we know and love. Where the heck did that come from? Well, erm, bad news alien-hunters, that little … Continue reading →.....»»

Source:  DiscoverCategory: TopOct 23rd, 2014Related News

How Steve Jurvetson is investing in world- (and Mars-) changing ideas (podcast)

A partner at legendary venture capital firm Draper Fisher Jurvetson, Steve Jurvetson currently sits on the boards of SpaceX, Synthetic Genomics, and Tesla Motors. We talked with him about electric cars, colonizing Mars, and Elon Musk. Image Credit: V.....»»

Source:  VenturebeatCategory: TopOct 23rd, 2014Related News

Jessica Lange Sings Lana Del Rey in Spooky "American Horror Story" Clip

Another episode, another cover song on Ryan Murphy's Glee — oops, excuse us — we mean American Horror Story: Freak Show. Like the kids on Glee, the fame-hungry Elsa Mars (Jessica Lange) once again belted a song to propel the story's narrative .....»»

Source:  MashableCategory: TopOct 23rd, 2014Related News

Cosmic Rays Could Threaten Future Mars Missions

Crewed missions to Mars is an essential goal for NASA, but researchers are started to understand and characterize the radiation hazards that could make such missions risky......»»

Source:  AutoworldnewsCategory: AutoOct 22nd, 2014Related News

First Images of Comet Siding Spring Released by NASA

The first images of Comet Siding Spring, taken by the High Resolution Imaging Science Experiment (HiRISE) camera aboard NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter, suggest it's smaller than previously believed......»»

Source:  AutoworldnewsCategory: AutoOct 22nd, 2014Related News

First Mars settlers may last only 68 days

The Mars One project aims to send people to the Red Planet ,but a new analysis suggests oxygen poisoning from growing their own food could kill them.....»»

Source:  NewscientistCategory: TopOct 22nd, 2014Related News

NASA looks to SpaceX for Mars landing tips [Science]

The powered landing capability of SpaceX's Falcon 9 makes it a good test bed for studying how to land on Mars #space #SpaceX #Elon Musk #NASA #rocket #Mars.....»»

Source:  PlanettechnewsCategory: TopOct 21st, 2014Related News

Our Ancestor Snoozed Through Dino Extinction

Our ancestor's ability to survive the mass extinction event that wiped out the dinosaurs could have important medical applications that one day could help a manned trip to Mars......»»

Source:  DiscoverCategory: TopOct 21st, 2014Related News

Another John Carter Movie?!

The estate of John Carter of Mars author Edgar Rice Burroughs regains rights to the sci-fi icon and announces its intent to make a new John Carter movie. Edgar Rice Burroughs, Inc -- founded in 1923 by the John Carter of Mars and Tarzan author himse.....»»

Source:  IgnCategory: GameOct 21st, 2014Related News

NASA unveils fascinating images of Mars-buzzing comet

A large comet swooped in close to Mars over the weekend. NASA's orbiters had to hide from the debris, but still captured some great shots......»»

Source:  CnetCategory: GadgetOct 21st, 2014Related News

Sleepy sun could make Mars trips deadly

An unexpected lull in the sun's activity will let more cosmic radiation into the solar system, endangering astronauts on long interplanetary missions.....»»

Source:  NewscientistCategory: TopOct 21st, 2014Related News

First Up-Close Images of Mars"s Near-Miss Comet

It may not look much, but these are the first images of Comet C/2013 A1, known as Siding Spring , as it passed by Mars on Sunday . The images were captured by NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter.Read more........»»

Source:  GizmodoCategory: TopOct 21st, 2014Related News

NASA Mars Orbiter Beams Back Images of Comet"s Tiny Nucleus

The HiRISE camera on board NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO) has become the first instrument orbiting Mars to beam back images of comet Siding Spring's nucleus and coma. Continue reading →.....»»

Source:  DiscoverCategory: TopOct 20th, 2014Related News

Will there be an all-female mission to Mars?

In February of 1960, the American magazine Look ran a cover story that asked, "Should a Girl Be First in Space?" It was a sensational headline representing an audacious idea at the time. And as we all know, the proposal fell short......»»

Source:  IndependentCategory: TopOct 20th, 2014Related News

NASA orbiters hide behind Mars to avoid comet debris

A rare close flyby of a comet near Mars put NASA's orbiters in a potentially dangerous situation, but also allowed them to study the moving space object......»»

Source:  CnetCategory: GadgetOct 20th, 2014Related News

Mars Missions Report in After Comet Close Encounter

As comet Siding Spring speeds away after its Martian encounter on Sunday, our armada of satellites have reported in to signal that they are OK. NASA’s Odyssey, Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO) and MAVEN missions, plus the European Mars Express have ….....»»

Source:  DiscoverCategory: TopOct 20th, 2014Related News