Sebastien Clarke

February 9, 2013

What are the odds there is life in outer space?

Ever since humans acknowledged the enormity of the universe, we have intuited that life must exist somewhere, either in our galaxy or some galaxy far, far away. If […]
February 8, 2013

Kickstarter For An Open-Source Death Star Has Raised More Than $300,000

White House officials have already shot down a proposal for a Death Star, but who needs ’em? A new Kickstarter campaign is bringing the Death Star to the people, […]
February 8, 2013

Drill, Rover, Drill: Curiosity Bores Into Mars Rock for First Time

NASA’s Curiosity rover turned on its drill and bored into a rock on Mars early today, the first time humans have ever drilled on a planet […]
February 8, 2013

Strange flashing star could be twins

Scientists have discovered a strange flashing star floating in space. The star system is dubbed LRLL 54361 and was discovered using the infrared Spitzer Observatory and […]
February 7, 2013

4.5 billion 'alien Earths' may populate Milky Way

Billions of Earth-like alien planets likely reside in our Milky Way galaxy, and the nearest such world may be just a stone’s throw away in the […]
February 7, 2013

Asteroid To Pass Earth In Record Near Miss

A 40m-long chunk of rock hurtling through space will pass closer to the Earth than any other near miss on record, Nasa is expected to say. […]
February 6, 2013

Astronaut or Mission Control?

Being an astronaut is a dream shared by children and adults alike. It’s an understandable dream; to leave the Earth and simply be in space, looking […]
February 6, 2013

The view from the ISS: Astronaut posts breathtaking pictures of Earth

[doptg id=”2″] These breathtaking pictures of the Earth from space have taken Twitter by storm after they were posted by an astronaut aboard the International Space […]
February 6, 2013

Gene Cernan Talks with ISS Crew

It was a feel-good moment in NASA’s Mission Control in Houston: Apollo astronaut Gene Cernan dialed up the International Space Station crew to chat. There was […]