Earth & Space

Kepler-78b AKA Earth’s Evil Twin

Kepler 78b

Say hello to Kepler-78b AKA Earth's evil twin. Kepler-78b is the first Earth-sized planet discovered outside our solar system with a rocky type composition...but it's quite different from our planet.

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Japan’s Epsilon Rocket Heads In To Space!

Japan's Epsilon rocket

The Epsilon Rocket makes news for a number of reasons but costing a measely $37 million to launch is one of them! The Japanese rocket, Epsilon, launched from South-West Japan at 2pm local time. The rocket is headed in to space to launch a telescope in to the Earth's orbit where it will keep an eye on our neighboring planets.

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The Launch Of The LADEE By NASA!

LADEE

This week saw the launch of LADEE by NASA! The Lunar Atmosphere and Dust Environment Explorer launched on Friday at 11:27 EDT. The LADEE is on a mission to explore the atmosphere around the moon and to take a closer look at the dust that is seen emanating from the moon's surface.

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Could Flood Waters Help To Prevent Flooding?

Sorg Architects dam

Following the impact of Hurricane Sandy, MoMA PS1 set up a challenge for designers to come up with a new method of rebuilding that would help to protect the area from future hurricane impact. Sorg Architects answered that request with quite an innovative solution!

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