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NASA’s Swift Satellite Spots Blackhole Consuming a Star!

Have you ever thought if blackholes did really exist in space and if they would ever be used for time travel?

Well, I have, I am certain time travel is possible in the future, at least slowing down time is theoretically possible by quantum physics.

So, are blackholes real though?

Watch NASA’s Swift Satellite that spots a blackhole consuming a star!

In late March 2011, NASA’s Swift satellite alerted astronomers to intense and unusual high-energy flares from a new source in the constellation Draco. They soon realized that the source, wh

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Google’s SKPR Hexapod Robot and Androids in Space!

I’ve been going to Maker Faire almost every year (except this one) and Google went big this year and launched their first Maker Faire booth, exhibiting cool stuff like their SKPR Hexpad Robot and Nexus S phones launched into space with balloons.

What excites me the most is the conversion of Android and Arduino, which brings

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Astronaut Tweets From Space!

Here’s astronaut who is tweeting from space.(@Astro_TJ)  Cool.  I’ve been twittering a lot too, perhaps why some blog posts are missing.  I’ve been forcing myself to blog more though so watch out for that.  🙂

Expedition 22 Flight Engineer T.J. Creamer made first use of the new system Friday, when he posted the first unassisted update to his Twitt

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Virgin Galatic, 3 Hour Space Travel, ready for reservations, can you afford it?

I first saw an article about Virgin’s Richard Branson on Wired magazine couple months ago. Virgin announced that it was launching a public service where people can experience zero-gravity.

Basically, Virgin is taking space travel into reality for normal people like you and me.

Anyways, I was SiteHoppin’ along for some random Entrecard tech blo

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DIY balloon sent up 30km

a href=”http://vimeo.com/359554/l:embed_359554″>Launch and Retrieval from natrium42 on Vimeo.Check out this DIY Balloon that made it 30km!

High altitude ballooning is an emerging hobby, since price of GPS and communications equipment has gotten quite low. It is an excellent hobby for people fascinated by space flight and telerobotics and has many learning aspect

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Maker Faire Live Blogging – ALAVs by Jed Berk!

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Check out these Cool ALAVs (Autonomous Light Vessels) by Jed Berk! Tight! It uses Sun Microsystems SunSpot microcontroller, which can be programmed in Java. I like this idea since there’s a lot of Java embedded processors out there but this ones from the creators. Jed tells me that all the pieces were 3D designed on the computer and laser-cut, kinda cool~ 🙂

Jed says,

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DIY ROCKET – Homemade Rockets!

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Holy cow, check these guys out, they made cool homemade rockets that almost resemble powerful bottle rockets!

This is the first static test with our homemade tar/oxygen hybrid rocket motor. James Turner and myself (Eric Stackpole), and two of our friends, Jeff Bernard and Caleb Lesher did this project last summer because we wanted to learn more about how rocket engines work. We built the rocket in James’ garage in Humboldt County, CA completely out of parts we got at the local hard

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Make Balloon headed for space!

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Here’s a cool video of Bre trying to track his ballon that’s headed for space. You gotta check out the real-time data tracking which is the coolest part.

Good luck in spotting your balloon!

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Electric Giraff, Submarine maker, and more at Maker Faire!

Check out some of the cool stuff and people that are going to be at the Maker Faire! (Including us but we have no idea what to bring…yet)

We will get to play with an electric giraff (hopefully) and meet with submarine maker Mike Wernecke.

You can get some

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Space Travel from Virgin

Virgin is making some space travels available for regular maxes like you and me. Well, actually I’ve been reading about this on Time magazine but Bodin brought it up in his new travel blog, onearthtravel. (wait a minute, isn’t this out of earth?!?)

Anyway, check it out. One day, space travel will be like airplane travel. Pay $500 to goto mars or somethin’

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