January 2, 2016

So – You’re Still Interested in Astronomy? The Asteroid Belt

Hello again. Last time we looked at the amazing dwarf planets in our Solar System, along with their moons. Today, we’ll take a quick skim through […]
December 31, 2015

USPS gets geeky with Star Trek and NASA stamps

Trekkies rejoice. The United States Postal Service unveiled its 2016 line-up of stamps on Wednesday. A highlight of the group is a set of four Star […]
December 30, 2015

Aliens, bunny-killing rovers, and a Moon base: What all is NASA “hiding”?

Spend any time around NASA public affairs specialists, as I do, and you’ll eventually get the eye roll. It comes when someone inquires about aliens or […]
December 29, 2015

The day when three NASA astronauts staged a strike in space

Blows on behalf of fair labor treatment don’t always have to come from factory workers. Sometimes they’re delivered by unionized professors or even multimillionaire ballplayers. On Dec. […]
December 28, 2015

Inventions that came out of the space race

Space technology is now used in every day life – watch this video to see the top five inventions that were originally created for use by […]
December 28, 2015

Back to the Future Predictions for 2015 that came true

The end days of the year makes us realize what technology developments and breakthroughs we have seen, adopted and implemented in the course. 2015 has been […]
December 27, 2015

'Star Wars: The Force Awakens' almost had a much more familiar title

Did you know that Star Wars: The Force Awakens at one point bore the title Star Wars: Shadow of the Empire? SEE ALSO: The ‘Star Wars’ Expanded Universe […]
December 26, 2015

Dark Matter

Dark matter is one of those enigmatic entities in the universe—for which there is no physical evidence, but scientists and astronomers know exists. It does not […]
December 24, 2015

Nasa sent the International Space Station Ridley Scott's The Martian and Alien to watch over Christmas

220 miles away, orbiting the earth, floats the International Space Station (ISS), currently filled with six astronauts, including our very own Tim Peake. As you are […]