Sebastien Clarke

May 20, 2013

How Close Is This Star Trek Tech?

The second installment of director J.J. Abrams’ franchise reboot, “Star Trek Into Darkness” is good, pulpy space adventure fun — light on coherence maybe, but packed […]
May 19, 2013

Russian Animal Orbiter Returns — With Most Critters Dead

After spending a month in orbit around the earth, a Russian space capsule carrying a menagerie of small animals has returned home — with most of […]
May 19, 2013

LHC Creates Tiny Drops of Big Bang 'Blood Spatter'

The Large Hadron Collider (LHC) has recreated the world’s tiniest droplets of a primordial state of matter that last existed moments after the Big Bang, some […]
May 19, 2013

7 Reasons Why 'Star Trek Into Darkness' Is A Beginner's Guide To Star Trek [Spoiler Alert]

Star Trek is hardly beginner-friendly. Five television series, 12 movies, and a nerd following that defines nerd followings present a serious obstacle to the casual moviegoer. […]
May 18, 2013

How 'Star Trek' inspired NASA, astronauts

The interstellar voyages of the Starship Enterprise have captured imaginations around the world for decades. Astronauts, movie makers, scientists, engineers and others from all walks of […]
May 18, 2013

Massive Moon Meteor Explosion Was Visible to Naked Eye

If you happened to be looking up at the moon on March 17, you may have been able to observe the brightest lunar impact ever recorded. […]
May 17, 2013

Six of the best Chris Hadfield Videos from the ISS

Lots of things are different in space, and after 50 years of the space program, we take some of them for granted. Hadfield expertly reminds us […]
May 17, 2013

Opportunity Breaks NASA's 40-Year Roving Record

After nine years of hard Mars roving, Mars Exploration Rover (MER) Opportunity has broken a 40-year-old extraterrestrial distance record. On Thursday, the tenacious six-wheeled robot drove […]
May 17, 2013

Space Tourism's Black Carbon Problem

Virgin Galactic proudly touts the fact that each of the passengers who will fly into sub-orbital space on its SpaceShip2 will emit less carbon dioxide than […]