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Mesmerizing Pics Taken by Hubble Telescope Dazzle in New Book

Take a psychedelic trip through the Milky Way, care of TASCHEN.

Expanding Universe. Photographs from the Hubble Space Telescope Owen Edwards, Zoltan Levay,Charles F. Bolden, Jr., John Mace Grunsfeld. TASCHEN, (2015)

In its 25 years of orbiting the earth, the Hubble Telescope has captured everything from black holes to exoplanets to the imagination of the American people. In celebration of a quarter-century of solar investigations, publisher TASCHEN recently released Expanding Universe. Photographs from the Hubble Space Telescope, a stunning 260-page compendium of visually and scientifically significant iconic images.

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Craft Brewery Launches Yeast Into Space and Creates “Ground Control” Beer

The craft beer industry is officially out of this world.

Ground Control Beer, photo by Ninkasi Brewing Company

“Space, the final frontier, let’s make some craft beer,” cheers the catchy new theme song for a soon to be released beer from Ninkasi Brewing Company, an independent craft brewery out of Eugene, Oregon. Ninkasi decided the sky was not the limit for its potential, and sought to create a “space beer” using yeast that had traveled into outer orbit.

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2016 Will Be The Year We See “NASCAR On The Moon”

Finally mankind will achieve its longtime goal of turning our moon into a giant race track.

image via nasa/david scott

“What the hell,” goes the classic Seinfeld joke, “were they doing with a car on the goddamned moon? You’re on the moon, already! Isn’t that far enough?”

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Small Business In Space: On NASA Contracting The Little Guy

NASA has a history of contracting small businesses to develop future technologies, ensuring not just the big R&D companies have a stake in tomorrow.

In developing the technologies of tomorrow, companies with large research and development houses definitely have an advantage over smaller firms—the top 10 private contracts awarded by NASA last year went to multibillion dollar corporations like Lockheed Martin and Raytheon.

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