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What is dark matter?

What is dark matter?

A quick overview of one of the universes' greatest mysteries. News flash: you, everything around you, and everything that you can see or touch - all observable ‘matter’ - makes up only 5% of the universe. Yup, that’s right, 5%. The other 95%? That’s made up of...

Newly discovered ‘Super-Earth’ planet could inhabit life

Newly discovered ‘Super-Earth’ planet could inhabit life

A nearby exoplanet called K2-18b has been analysed by astrophysicists and could be host to life, despite being far bigger than Earth. The idea of other life forms being somewhere out there in the vast, slightly terrifying abyss of space has been discussed for centuries, but we’ve still yet to find anything concrete that proves we aren’t alone in the universe. There’s reason enough to be a little more hopeful...

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Does Netflix have a pseudoscience problem?

Does Netflix have a pseudoscience problem?

Gwyneth Paltrow’s The Goop Lab is just the tip of the iceberg. A laboratory is a facility that provides controlled conditions in which scientific research and experiments may be performed. Shockingly, Gwyneth Paltrow and her posse spend zero time in laboratories for the duration of their new Netflix show The Goop Lab as there’s no actual science taking place. And, if we’re honest, there’s nothing particularly ‘controlled’ about a bunch of privileged white women...

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SpaceX makes history with 50th rocket landing

SpaceX makes history with 50th rocket landing

After launching another load of supplies to the ISS, SpaceX proved once again that the sky is no limit when they successfully landed their 50th rocket booster. SpaceX continues to dominate innovation when it comes to space flight, successfully landing its 50th ever rocket this weekend. Two years ago, SpaceX won a $1.6 billion USD contract with NASA to send supplies to the International Space Station (ISS), providing CEO and founder...

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NASA opens applications up for new astronauts

NASA opens applications up for new astronauts

For the first time in four years, NASA is accepting new applications to be an astronaut, but the qualifications needed are particularly demanding. Fancy a flight to the moon? Do you spend your time daydreaming about being the next person to make a giant leap for mankind? Do you also have a medical doctorate and 1,000 flight hours logged as a pilot? Then do I have the niche application...

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