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Rocket Lab Launches 13 Cubesats on 1st Mission for NASA
A Rocket Lab Electron booster lifted off from the company’s launch site on New Zealand’s Mahia Peninsula early this morning (Dec. 16), [...]
Edward I was a Strong and Formidable King Whose Presence Once Caused A Man to Die of Fright!
Edward I (known also as Edward Longshanks and the Hammer of the Scots) was an English king who lived during the 13th and 14th centuries AD. Edward belonged [...]
Jane Shore: The 15th Century Royal Mistress Forced to Walk London’s Streets in her Underwear
Elizabeth ‘Jane’ Shore was an Englishwoman who lived between the 15th and 16th centuries. She is best remembered as one the many mistresses of the English [...]
Sculptured Serpents Provide a Peek at Mysterious Ukrainian Rock Art and a Forgotten Stone Age Snake Culture
Two curiously shaped ‘ophidian sculptured stones’ discovered in what is now Ukraine were crafted by Stone Age sculptors. The artifacts resemble [...]
Awesome Photos! The Geminid Meteor Shower of 2018 in Pictures
In mid-December 2018, the 2018 Geminid meteor shower peaked in what was the best meteor shower of the year. See amazing photos of the 2018 Geminids in our [...]
NASA Lunar Orbiter Now Supporting Commercial and International Missions
A NASA spacecraft originally built as part of the previous effort to return humans to the moon is now playing a key role in the new effort at human lunar [...]
Virgin Galactic's Richard Branson Looks Ahead to Beginning Commercial SpaceShipTwo Flights
With a first flight to the edge of space under the company’s belt, Virgin Galactic founder Richard Branson believes commercial flights of [...]
Meet OWL and HIBOU! Japan's Asteroid Hoppers Get New Names
Japan’s pioneering Hayabusa2 asteroid hoppers have gotten new names. Source: space
The Rubber Ducky Comet Blasted a Magnetic Path Through Space
Rosetta’s comet sent a magnetic shock wave screaming out in front of it, blazing a trail through the stellar wind. And scientists just found [...]
Beards, Business and a History of Facial Hair in the Workplace
Recording the human face in art is a long-held tradition, from the Roman Bust to the 15th century Dutch painting. The portrait signals power, prestige and [...]