The first music video from space.
The group has installed a 350 kg liquid xenon time-projection chamber, which aims to directly detect galactic dark matter in an underground laboratory, built 1.6 km below the surface.
Geologists believe that asteroids hold iron ore, nickel and precious metals at much higher concentrations than those found on Earth.
Size of a suitcase and cost C$12 million to build
The 5 most interesting ways we are exploring for mineral wealth.
The bits are in high demand by wealthy collectors willing to pay about $17 for a 2 cm piece.
Planetary Resources says it has already developed the prototype for a spacecraft that can help detect and characterize potentially hazardous asteroids.
Planetary Resources needs prospectors – preferably by Friday when 130,000 tonnes of rock will narrowly miss earth.
Rare earth elements seem to be everywhere these days: wind turbines, hybrid cars, night-vision goggles, weapons and, most importantly, smartphones.
VIDEO: Companies prepare for galactic exploration and need to raise billions of dollars to get there.
Deep Space Industries launches new company with missions planned by 2015.
Space mining start-up Planetary Resources has put together quite the infographic to explain how asteroid mining will create a trillion-dollar industry.
While 2012 marked the year of several outer-space mining projects, 2013 is shaping up as the era of human colonization on nearby planets.
The chance of start mining asteroids, workers told ‘death’ only excuse for not working on Christmas and MINING.com's very own list of top billionaires involved in minerals and metals, became some of the most-read stories of 2012.
Platinum will be depleted in 20 to 30 years.
Mining the moon has been a topic widely explored in the last few months as scientists find evidence the earth’s satellite contains rich deposits of minerals. Now a new company offers to take prospectors up there for only $1.5 billion a trip.
Space mining start-up Planetary Resources President, Chris Lewicki, made more than one eyebrow rise Wednesday as he wrote in his blog that there are about $16 trillion worth of platinum waiting to be extracted in our Earth’s oceans.
Google’s billionaire co-founders and filmmaker James Cameron’s owned asteroid-mining focused Planetary Resources is hiring interns for 2013.
Only five months after Google’s billionaire co-founders and filmmaker James Cameron officially launched their asteroid mining focused Planetary Resources company, the U.S. National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) is funding a study to evaluate how viable the endeavour really is.
Russia claims it has uncovered a diamond field of record dimensions in eastern Siberia which is the product of a prehistoric asteroid collision.
Recent developments show that becoming rich by profiting of the minerals that asteroids, stars and unknown planets have to offer it is closer than ever. Before it is too late, check this infographic on how to profit in the new Space Age.
Space mining start-up Planetary Resources has announced that it has partnered with Virgin Galactic in the quest to explore asteroids for minerals.
"Space is big. Really Big. You just won't believe how vastly hugely, mind-bogglingly big," as the Hitchiker's Guide to the Galaxy once noted. About the only thing nearly as big, it seems safe to say, are today's hopes of making money exploring space.
Less than a month after officially launching its asteroid-mining plans, Google’s billionaire co-founders and filmmaker James Cameron’s owned company Planetary Resources, has already decided not to accept any more job applications.
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