Author: Patrick Caughill

Astronomers Discover That Our Sun Likely Had an “Evil” Twin That Killed the Dinosaurs

Scientists believe that most, if not all, sun-like stars are born with a twin. Evidence also suggests that our solar system’s sun’s twin may be responsible for knocking the comet that killed the dinosaurs toward Earth.

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Elon Musk Puts a Cap on Ticket Price to Mars Colony. Here’s How Much It Could Cost.

Elon Musk’s talk at the International Astronautical Congress has been adapted as a journal article in this month’s New Space. The CEO of SpaceX focuses on the affordability of tickets to Mars as a key factor in its successful colonization.

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A New “Solar Paint” Lets You Transform Your Entire House Into a Source of Clean Energy

Researchers from the Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology have developed a paint that can generate hydrogen fuel from moist air and sunlight. The team expects the technology to be ready for commercial use in five years.

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