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Nasa: Gene Expression Fireworks

„NASA’s Twins Study preliminary results have revealed that space travel causes an increase in methylation, the process of turning genes on and off, and additional knowledge in how that process works. “Some of the most exciting things that we’ve seen from looking at gene expression in space is that we really see an explosion, like […]

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The 6 Most Bizarre Things Discovered in Space

„Humanity has been looking out into space for thousands of years, and the most important thing we’ve discovered over that time is that everything is crazy weird out there, and it just keeps getting weirder. Here are some of the more baffling and often terrifying things that astronomers have found in recent years. If anything is […]

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Nasa: Image of an Galaxy Cluster

Now detected: The biggest Bang since the Big Bang

Now on physics-astronomy.com: „The greatly intriguing collisions of galaxy clusters create some of the biggest bangs in the universe since the Big Bang. Galaxy clusters are massive, dynamic systems that continue to evolve and that are very interesting to observe and investigate. Now, galaxy clusters pulled a new, bright act. The collision of two galaxy […]

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How Spaceflight Changes the Human Body

„Humans first journeyed into space in 1961, but even half a century later, questions remain about how spaceflight affects the human body. In a new study, scientists got down to the molecular level to better understand why weightlessness causes changes in the body. A number of effects have been documented in the handful of individuals who […]

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NASA’s Scientific Balloon Program Reaches New Heights

„For decades, NASA has released enormous scientific balloons into Earth’s atmosphere, miles above the altitude of commercial flights. The Balloon Program is currently preparing new missions bearing sensitive instruments, including one designed to investigate the birth of our universe and another with ballooning origins that will fly on the International Space Station. NASA’s Primordial Inflation […]

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The solar eclipse of March 20, 2015, as captured from aboard the International Space Station by astronaut Samantha Cristoforetti. Check out her series of 21 photos of that eclipse.

How ISS astronauts saw the eclipse

„The International Space Station passed 3 times on Monday through the moon’s penumbral shadow. Images of the moon’s shadow on Earth, seen from space, acquired by ISS astronauts. Did the International Space Station (ISS) see a total solar eclipse on August 21, 2017? No. According to NASA’s EclipseScience, during this eclipse, ISS passed through the […]

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