Day 12: Science & Space Books

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    Day 12: Science & Space Books

    Explore the mysteries of the natural world with these out-of-this-world nonfiction science books.

    by The Portalist Staff

    Out-of-This-World Space Gifts

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    Rachel Ignotofsky on Celebrating Overlooked Women in Science

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    Rachel Ignotofsky on Celebrating Overlooked Women in Science

    The author of "Women in Science" and "Women in Sports" explains why she's driven to make the untold stories of incredible women more accessible.

    by Carolyn Cox

    5 Disaster Movies Seen Through a Scientific Lens

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    5 Disaster Movies Seen Through a Scientific Lens

    Armageddon? More like Armageddon't.

    by J.C. Breen

    It's Only a Matter of Time: Time Travel in Fiction and Real Life

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    It's Only a Matter of Time: Time Travel in Fiction and Real Life

    Time travel is more than just a far-fetched possibility—it's already a reality, in real life and in fiction.

    by David Bernstein

    The Voyager Golden Record: Humanity's Message to the Stars

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    The Voyager Golden Record: Humanity's Message to the Stars

    In 1976, NASA and a crack team led by Carl Sagan had a message for aliens — and the people of Earth.

    by Mika McKinnon

    Prepare for the Eclipse with Outer Places and The Portalist!

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    Elon Musk: "Until People See Robots Going Down the Street Killing People, They Don't Know How to React"

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    Elon Musk: "Until People See Robots Going Down the Street Killing People, They Don't Know How to React"

    The SpaceX founder says the need to regulate artificial intelligence is now more urgent than ever.

    by Chelsea Gohd

    NASA Announces the Discovery of 1,284 New Exoplanets

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    Watch the Top Indie Sci-Fi Films From the 2017 Philip K. Dick Film Festival

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    Watch the Top Indie Sci-Fi Films From the 2017 Philip K. Dick Film Festival

    The spirit of Philip K. Dick is alive and well in these new films.

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    Virgin Galactic Describes What a Private Spaceflight Will Look Like

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    Virgin Galactic Describes What a Private Spaceflight Will Look Like

    Looking to the future at Silicon Valley Comic Con.

    by Outer Places

    Universal Language: The Science Behind 'Arrival'

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    Universal Language: The Science Behind 'Arrival'

    Unpacking the science behind the sci-fi at Silicon Valley Comic-Con.

    by Chris Mahon

    Wanted: One Paleontologist, Willing to Travel Through Time

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    Wanted: One Paleontologist, Willing to Travel Through Time

    Serious possibility of violent death. Must be willing to relocate to the Mesozoic.

    by Carolyn Cox

    Japan's Autonomous Robot Fighting League Is Cute and Terrifying

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    We Finally Know More About the NASA Mars Mission

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    We Finally Know More About the NASA Mars Mission

    After years of waiting, the agency has shared concrete details about how they plan to put humans on the red planet.

    by Swapna Krishna

    8 Nonfiction Books About Space Travel

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    8 Nonfiction Books About Space Travel

    From the historic beginnings of NASA to colonizing Mars, there's always more to discover in space.

    by Sarah Mangiola

    NASA Launched a Massive Search Engine Full of Space Photos

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    NASA Launched a Massive Search Engine Full of Space Photos

    In the middle of tremulous times here on planet Earth, NASA has offered us a way out. Well, at least a look out.

    by Kat Stubing

    Chris Hadfield Is Proof of the Power of Sci-Fi

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    Chris Hadfield Is Proof of the Power of Sci-Fi

    The astronaut says his career is evidence of science fiction's influence on real-life space travel.

    by Carolyn Cox

    Footage From These Atomic Blasts Was Almost Lost Forever

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    Footage From These Atomic Blasts Was Almost Lost Forever

    "I think that if we capture the history of this and show what the force of these weapons are ... then maybe people will be reluctant to use them."

    by Chris Mahon

    9 Weird International Space Station Facts

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    9 Weird International Space Station Facts

    Learn the strange secrets of the ISS—a symbol of global unity and the power of science.

    by Carolyn Cox

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