Blob That Can Think Being Sent Into Space

Blob that can think is being sent into space. https://www.vice.com/en/article/5dbqqq/a-brainless-blob-that-can-think-is-being-sent-to-space-to-see-what-happens (Photo courtesy of CBI/CRCA/CNES/CNRS PHOTOTHÈQUE/DAVID VILLA / SCIENCEIMAGE, 2021)

Jeff Bezos Launched 66 Miles Into Space

Jeff Bezos launched 66 miles into space, spent 4 minutes in zero gravity. https://www.dailymail.co.uk/sciencetech/article-9806049/Watch-LIVE-Jeff-Bezos-launches-66-miles-space-Blue-Origins-New-Shepard-rocket.html (Photo courtesy of Daily Mail)

Did Richard Branson Really Make It Into Space?

Did Richard Branson really make it into space? Some do not think so. https://www.theguardian.com/business/2021/jul/12/to-obscurity-and-beyond-did-richard-branson-really-make-it-into-space?CMP=oth_b-aplnews_d-1 (Photo courtesy of CNN)

Gabe Newell, President Of Valve, Launching Gnome Into Space To Thank New Zealand

Gabe Newell, president of Valve, the video game company behind the Half-Life series and game marketplace Steam, is thanking the country of New Zealand for its hospitality by launching a gnome into space with aerospace company Rocket. https://www.theverge.com/2020/11/2/21546596/valve-gabe-newell-gnome-space-new-zealand-rocket-labs (Photo courtesy of Valve)

Thick Clumps Of Bacteria Can Survive For Years In Vacuum Of Space

A hardy species of bacteria can survive the harsh conditions of space for prolonged periods, but only after forming a thick, congealed clump, according to new research. https://gizmodo.com/thick-clumps-of-bacteria-can-survive-for-years-in-the-v-1844842842 (Photo courtesy of JAXA/NASA)