Sebastien Clarke

September 25, 2014

Curiosity Finds a Weird 'Ball' on Mars

If there’s one thing to be said for Curiosity’s mission on Mars so far, it certainly hasn’t been boring. Although the six-wheeled rover has taken thousands […]
September 24, 2014

Rodents Arrive at International Space Station Aboard SpaceX Dragon

Twenty rodents were among the cargo that arrived at the International Space Station today aboard the SpaceX Dragon capsule. The reusable Dragon spacecraft, which is on […]
September 23, 2014

Nvidia debunks moon landing conspiracies with new GTX 900-series 'Maxwell' GPUs

Are you one of those people who believes the moon landing was made in a Hollywood basement? You’d better be careful how loudly you say that, lest […]
September 22, 2014

We Made it to Mars Again! NASA's MAVEN Satellite Settles In

Just as hundreds of thousands of people protested political inaction on climate change on Earth, a satellite swung into orbit that should help explain why climate change happened […]
September 21, 2014

Nasa's Maven craft prepares to enter Mars's orbit

A Nasa spacecraft designed to investigate how Mars lost its water is expected to put itself into orbit around the Red Planet on Sunday after a 10-month journey. […]
September 19, 2014

This Exoplanet Has Prematurely Aged its Star

Hot young stars are wildly active, emitting huge eruptions of charged particles form their surfaces. But as they age they naturally become less active, their X-ray […]
September 17, 2014

Boeing and SpaceX Win Major NASA Space Taxi Contract

NASA awarded Tuesday aeronautical firms Boeing and SpaceX with contracts totaling $6.8 billion to launch astronauts into low Earth orbit under its Commercial Crew Program. Proposals […]
September 16, 2014

Nasa will 'miss goal to find 90% of nearby potentially dangerous asteroids'

Nasa will not meet a goal ordered by Congress to find 90% of nearby and potentially dangerous asteroids larger than 460 feet (140 metres) in diameter, the […]
September 15, 2014

NASA's Catch-22: Russia may move astronaut training to Crimea

Russia is reportedly planning to move survival training for all Soyuz passengers to a Russian naval base in Sevastopol, Crimea, an area the Russian military grabbed […]