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  • Adler's Doane Observatory reopens to public

    Adler's Doane Observatory reopens to public
    With an Adler After Dark event last week, the Adler Planetarium's Doane Observatory quietly reopened for public use after a renovation that improved access to the building's 20-inch mirrored telescope, put in a lakeside ground-floor classroom/meeting room, and added heat, restrooms and windows.
  • DNA survives sub-orbital trip on the exterior of a rocket

    DNA survives sub-orbital trip on the exterior of a rocket
    DNA molecules smeared onto the exterior of a sub-orbital test rocket are capable of surviving a 13-minute trip into space and a scorching re-entry, European researchers say. The scientists' surprising finding, which was published Wednesday in the...

    Cixin Liu's 'The Three-Body Problem' a compelling sci-fi journey by way of China

    "The Three-Body Problem" by Cixin Liu, translated by Ken Liu; Tor (400 pages, $25.99) If you delight in science fiction that delivers the shock and thrill of something strange, Cixin Liu's "The Three-Body Problem" is your novel this year. It combines...

    SpaceX may upset firm's monopoly in launching Air Force satellites

    SpaceX may upset firm's monopoly in launching Air Force satellites
    Entrepreneur Elon Musk and his upstart company SpaceX are on the verge of upsetting a cozy and pricey military deal that for years has given two aerospace giants the exclusive right to launch the Air Force's most crucial satellites into orbit. In recent...

    UF converts human waste to rocket fuel

    The University of Florida has developed a new source of fuel that's cheap and will never run out – human waste. Researchers developed a process to convert waste into rocket fuel at the request of NASA. But it may also turn up on earth, Pratap...