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The Ninth Planet

Is there a ninth planet out there beyond Pluto? Scientists have speculated such a celestial body since the 1850's. And yet no one can find it. Unexplained movement of the outer planets Jupiter and Saturn led astronomers to believe more planets were out there. They...

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Gatacus Todd – Retirement

  Gatacus Todd - Retirement Gatacus Todd gazed at his desk in the Police Department Homicide division on Xerxes or what he hoped was the last time. After almost 23 years of detective work, he was finally throwing in the towel and retiring. He had enough of the abuse...

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Crime in the 26th Century

  Crime in the 26th Century In my book, Virgo, I describe an assassination where the assassin injected nanites into the bloodstreams of the victims. These nanites used the victim’s own blood as a feedstock to manufacture the toxin that killed them, the nanites...

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Why is it Difficult to Land on the Moon

  Why Is It Difficult To Land On The Moon? Have you ever wondered why so many moon landers crash? What makes it so difficult to land, especially an unmanned craft on the moon or even Mars? It’s an interesting question and one I’m not sure I can adequately answer, but...

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Independent Artificial Intelligence

  Independent Artificial Intelligence Artificial intelligence (AI), or generative AI has been receiving a great deal of press over the last few years. But is the fear it produces justified with the technology's current development? Lets step back and examine what Chat...

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Commercial Exploration

  Commercial Missions to the Moon I notice talk in the media about private companies undertaking missions to land on the moon. Recently, Astrobotic and NASA launched a mission to the moon with instruments on a lander called Peregrine for experiments on the lunar...

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Osiris-Rex Returns

  Osiris-Rex Returns with Asteroid Rock A capsule containing a sample of asteroid rock collected from the asteroid, Bennu, returned to Earth a couple of weeks a go. NASA sent a probe to the asteroid Bennu, a carbonaceous asteroid, in 2016. It arrived there at the end...

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Possessed Part 12

John's SciFi Space Short Story Possessed Part 12 While Moloch schemed his escape, Cain wallowed in his despair in the fathomless well of his consciousness. He dared not let his thoughts leak out to the monster inside him, although he couldn’t tell the limit to...

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Possessed Part 11

John's SciFi Space Short Story Possessed Part 11 Moloch seethed with rage. His helplessness infuriated him. He howled with an intensity the whole institution heard. How did she overcome his power with such ease? No wonder Legion was beyond reach. One thing was...

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