Space

    If you like your night sky to look like the cover of a 1960s sci-fi novel, you’re in luck. The next total blood moon eclipse is coming this weekend.According to NASA, a lunar eclipse—when the sun, Earth, and moon align and the moon passes into Earth’s sha...
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    In what will undoubtedly be the premise for a future action movie, plans are underway for a hotel in space that will allow people to luxuriate in orbit. And it could be coming far sooner than you might think.According to Smithsonian, the futurists at Orbi...
    This article contains affiliate links to products selected by our editors. Mental Floss may receive a commission for purchases made through these links.Summertime means staying outdoors as long as possible. However, pesky mosquitoes can ruin the fun. Find...
    The next time you’re anxiously awaiting the results of lab tests from your doctor, be thankful they weren’t routed to NASA. The space agency is just now getting around to testing samples of the moon’s surface that were collected 50 years ago.The samples w...
    In 2016, Iraqi Transport Minister Kazim Finjan made a sensational statement during his business trip to Dhi Qar. According to him, the Sumerians had their own spaceport and actively traveled, including outside the solar system.The Sumerians were one of th...