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After Paris: Why More Europe Is Needed, Not Less

Federiga Bindi | Posted 11.20.2015 | World
Federiga Bindi

In the aftermath of the Paris attacks, the French government reacted by bombarding ISIS in Syria and Iraq and asking for the application of article 42.7 of the Treaty of the European Union (TEU).

The Dyson Sphere -- Not Just Science Fiction

Xaque Gruber | Posted 11.01.2015 | Science
Xaque Gruber

The concept of a Dyson Sphere is not a new one. It was first described by futurist writer Olaf Stapledon in his 1937 science fiction novel, Star Maker.

Middle Eastern Conflicts Spill Onto Spanish Soccer Pitch

James Dorsey | Posted 09.23.2015 | World
James Dorsey

Inevitably, the mass exodus of refugees from conflict areas was going to provoke the spilling into Europe of multiple disputes in the Middle East, Central Asia and Africa. Spanish soccer is the first to feel the weight of the baggage that has turned vast numbers into destitute refugees.

Militant Soccer Fans Are on a Roll Across Eurasia

James Dorsey | Posted 09.13.2015 | World
James Dorsey

Carsi, one of Turkey's largest, if not its largest, fan group has long campaigned for social justice related issues, and played in 2013 a key role in the biggest anti-government protests since Mr. Erdogan's rise to power in 2003.

NASA Takes Aim At Europa In Quest For Life

The Huffington Post | Ed Mazza | Posted 06.22.2015 | Science

The celestial body with the greatest potential for life in the solar system may not be Mars after all. Europa, one of Jupiter's moons, is believed to ...

We're One Step Closer to a Moon That Could Be Home to Alien Life

Robert Pappalardo | Posted 05.29.2015 | World
Robert Pappalardo

Finding life elsewhere would end our cosmic isolation: if there is life in our own planetary backyard, then life is probably common throughout the universe. These enticing possibilities are why my colleagues and I have spent 17 years developing a spacecraft mission dedicated to understanding Europa.

Send Robots to Europa

XPRIZE | Posted 05.10.2015 | Science

Listen up folks: it's time to stop screwing around and find out what's happening on Jupiter's moon Europa -- right now. Seriously, we managed to land a robot on a comet late last year... so what's the hold up? Let's go! Everybody in the van!

Orion Test Is the First Step in NASA's Bold Space Program

Fred Gregory | Posted 02.16.2015 | Science
Fred Gregory

NASA's successful launch of the Orion spacecraft was an important step, but it is only like dipping a toe in the cosmic ocean. In fact, the future of U.S. space leadership is being starved by lack of funding. Continued neglect will harm our national security, and our economy.

'Remastered' Photo Shows Icy Moon Just As Human Eye Would See It

The Huffington Post | David Freeman | Posted 11.24.2014 | Science

It's the most extraordinary image ever of Europa. NASA's newly "remastered" photo of Jupiter's icy moon (below) shows the satellite's geology in s...

WATCH: Bill Nye Asks If E.T. Is Worth A Cup Of Coffee

The Huffington Post | Dominique Mosbergen | Posted 08.04.2014 | Science

How much would you be willing to spend to find alien life? As Bill Nye explains in a new video, it might not cost you much more than a cup of java. ...

The Search for Life Is Picking Up Speed!

Mario Livio | Posted 09.21.2014 | Science
Mario Livio

Recently, the search for extraterrestrial life has started to gain significant momentum. Several factors have combined to advance the search for life to the level of a high-priority quest.

14 Wonderful Things We Learned From Bill Nye's Reddit AMA

The Huffington Post | Dominique Mosbergen | Posted 07.17.2014 | Science

The Redditsphere was overwhelmed with cries of “BILL! BILL! BILL! BILL!” on Tuesday as science educator Bill Nye 'the Science Guy,' and two NASA s...

Is 'Flat' The Future Of Planetary Exploration? | Mike Wall | Posted 03.27.2014 | Science

Future space missions may send dozens of rug-like robots fluttering down to the surface of alien worlds, taking much of the risk out of planetary ex...

Space Agency Plots Ambitious Mission To Watery Moon

AP | SETH BORENSTEIN | Posted 03.05.2014 | Science

WASHINGTON (AP) — NASA is plotting a daring robotic mission to Jupiter's watery moon Europa, a place where astronomers speculate there might be some...

La fisica che legge la guerra fredda nel falso "Leger"

Fernando Ferroni | Posted 04.14.2014 | Italy
Fernando Ferroni

Il laboratorio LABEC di Firenze fiore all'occhiello nel campo delle tecnologie per i beni culturali, ha risolto un mistero di autenticità sul quadro di Leger della collezione Peggy Guggenheim. Il falso è stato smascherato perché nel cotone della tela sono stati rinvenuti atomi di radiocarbonio in quantità tale da essere compatibile solo con gli anni centrali della guerra fredda, quando russi e americani giocavano a fare test nucleari sprigionando in atmosfera grandi quantità di radiocarbonio.

Stranger Than Science Fiction

Felice Shapiro | Posted 02.16.2014 | Fifty
Felice Shapiro

So, like the waters of Europa, new signs of life and friendship emerge in the very same universe I have already been wandering in.

WATCH: Moon's Giant Geysers Give E.T. Hunters Hope | Mike Wall | Posted 12.16.2013 | Science

SAN FRANCISCO — The apparent discovery of water geysers on Jupiter's moon Europa makes the icy body an even more attractive target for a life-hunt...

Is Alien Life Surfacing Nearby?

Seth Shostak | Posted 02.14.2014 | Science
Seth Shostak

Extraterrestrial life may be showing up in some obvious places. No, this is not about hairless aliens that have come to Earth in saucer-shaped craft, but less sophisticated life just next door.

WATCH: Icy Moon Spouts Giant Geysers | Charles Q. Choi | Posted 12.12.2013 | Science

Jupiter's icy moon Europa may erupt with fleeting plumes of water more than 20 times the height of Mt. Everest, scientists say. If these giant water...

WATCH: Discovery Of Cosmic Crash Puts New Spin On Search For E.T. | Megan Gannon | Posted 01.25.2014 | Science

A new look at data from a NASA spacecraft has revealed evidence a colossal impact on Jupiter's moon Europa, a collision that may have delivered key m...

David Cerny: Portrait of an Artist as a Young Provocateur

John Feffer | Posted 02.07.2014 | Arts
John Feffer

One night in the spring of 1991, David Cerny painted the tank pink. "Of course, it was a political statement and at the same time it was an artistic action," Cerny told Radio Praha. "And it was a lot of fun." He told me a different story in an interview in his favorite pub in Prague back in February.

Space Agency Mulls Mission To Faraway Moon | Mike Wall | Posted 08.11.2013 | Science

The top priority of a robotic lander mission to Jupiter's potentially life-supporting moon Europa should be investigating the composition and chemist...

Europa Gets the Movie Treatment: Here's Why Jupiter's Ice Moon Is So Cool

Lauren Lyons | Posted 10.02.2013 | Technology
Lauren Lyons

Europa is so fascinating that when the National Academy of Sciences created their most recent Decadal Survey, it placed a mission to Europa near the very top, only behind Mars. Why all the fuss?

ReThink Review: Europa Report - Danger and Discovery in Space

Jonathan Kim | Posted 10.01.2013 | Entertainment
Jonathan Kim

When you think about it, isn't space travel alone -- where only fragile and complex technology can protect you from the most hostile environment imaginable -- a harrowing enough prospect on its own?

WATCH: Space 'Bullet' Obliterates Thick Block Of Ice

The Huffington Post | Macrina Cooper-White | Posted 07.17.2013 | Science

Does extraterrestrial life exist below the icy crust of Jupiter's moon Europa? Some scientists think it might, and by 2022 they hope to send an unmann...