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Illusion Chasers

The Anniversary of Neil Armstrong’s Death: An Illusion Tribute

Neil Armstrong

Two hours before the historic lunar landing, Neil Armstrong mentally composed the first words to be said on the Moon: “It’s one small step for a man, one giant leap for mankind”. That’s not the same sentence that is in the history books.

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Molecules to Medicine

Neil Armstrong’s Death—a Medical Perspective

Astronaut Neil Armstrong died August 25th, following complications from a cardiovascular procedure on August 7th, according to a statement from his family. Reportedly, Mr. Armstrong had failed a cardiac stress test on August 6th, prompting an urgent four vessel coronary artery bypass graft surgery (CABG). Some have questioned whether such surgery is appropriate in an [...]

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Observations

Top 10 Space Stories of 2012

Space shuttle Endeavour lands at LAX

Now that 2012 has really and truly been put to bed, let’s look at the year that was in space exploration and astronomy. My choice for #1 was a no-brainer: not only is spectacular science already rolling in, but the top space event of the year—the August landing of the Curiosity rover on Mars—also crossed [...]

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PsiVid

8 Space Travel Books Worth Reading, A Video Primer

Today, the 44th anniversary of the first moon landing with Neil Armstrong’s and Buzz Aldrin’s first steps on the moon, I present to you some great books to read about space travel, each with their own video, whether it is a trailer for a movie made based on the book or a proper book trailer, [...]

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