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Best view in the, um, Universe?

The stunning landscape of Chile’s Atacama desert in the Norte Grande is now home to one of the best views in, well, the Universe. The world’s biggest astronomy project – the Atacama Large Millimetre/submillimetre Array (ALMA) – has set up a powerful new telescope which can see millions of light years into the coldest, darkest … Continue reading

Space travel or just hot air?

Within the next two years travelers with $140,000 to spend will be able to take a balloon flight into space. Spanish businessman Jose Lopez-Urdiales plans to launch the ‘bloon’ which will climb up to 36km above the Earth. Trips will last an hour each way and 4 passengers and 2 pilots will be treated to … Continue reading

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