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Sefrina Arifin

Martian colonists could live in ancient volcanic lava tunnels

Scientists have discovered the safest place to build a permanent base on Mars: lava tunnels created by volcanoes that are now extinct. Unlike Earth, Mars does not have a magnetic field that protects…

Hubble looks deep into the Universe

We can now see further into the skies than ever before.

“Blueberries” could be key to Martian life

It’s unlikely that anything still lives on Mars today, but anything that was around millions or even billions of years ago might have left a few traces behind.

Beautiful wreckage left by a supernova explosion

  It is not a pencil. It is not a celestial quidditch broom. It is a beautiful nebula formed 11,000 years ago after the violent death of a star.

Viewing tropical storms and other natural disasters from space

Australia receives an average of 13 cyclones a year, while the US might see up to 20. Every one of these destructive storms┬ávaries in their life cycles, intensity, movement, size and impacts such…

The Milky Way has a twin

Or maybe even two…scientists have found a group of galaxies that look just like ours.

In memory of Neil Armstrong

Explosions in space

A new era (Dreaming of Mars, part 3)

Setting up a permanent base on Mars may no longer be a dream. The plans are already there, we only need funding. Will we reach Mars by 2030?

How do astronauts sleep in space?

After a long day’s work, you’re ready for a good night’s sleep. But it’s a little different if you’re weightless.

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