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I Want This DIY Mission Control Desk So Bad

Jeff High Smith is probably the best dad in the world. But it's OK other dads, you can take a shot at the king if you too build a mission control desk as incredible as this. What are you waiting for? Read More >>

science
You Need to Hit 1.2 Million MPH to Exit the Milky Way

If this entire planet, solar system and galaxy just doesn't hold enough excitement for you, be prepared to pick up some speed—because scientists have worked out that you need to be travelling at a staggering 1.2 million mph to exit the Milky Way. Read More >>

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Massive Lego Mass Effect 2 Spaceship Is Massively Cool

A sixth-form student built this sexy 4ft long, Mass Effect 2 replica of the Normandy SR2, and it's simply gorgeous. Ben Caulkins completed this build while preparing for uni and sitting his final exams. So, it's no wonder that it took him 7 months. You might remember Ben from this HALO Master Chief Lego costume and helmet, which he created at 15 years old. Read More >>

space
How Big Is the New Enterprise Compared to the Old One?

725.35 metres. A whoppumental 2,379.75 feet. That's how big the new super-sized Enterprise is. Here you can see it compared against the Galactica, the good old Enterprise, the Blockade Runner, and the ISS. Read More >>

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Watch These Lasers Print a Microscopic Spaceship In Under a Minute

Building a spaceship generally isn't something you do on a whim. But that's not quite the case with this tiny one, which can be fully printed by lasers in under a minute. Using mirrors and — fittingly — lasers, the laser lithography system flashes laser power to solidify piles of powdered polymer into a pretty sweet little model of the Hellcat from Wing Commander. I want one for my desk. And a microscope to admire it. [Nanoscibe via DVICE] Read More >>

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The Starship Enterprise Was Properly Huge

Ever wondered how our real life spacecraft like the recently announced Excalibur Almaz, and the SpaceX Dragon size up against the most famous of sci-fi spaceships? They're puny, truly puny. Even NASA's venerable Space Shuttle looks like a bug on the windshield of Star Trek's Enterprise. Read More >>

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