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May 10, 2013

Who’s Out There—Surprises on Titan

In 1980 Voyager One photographed Saturn’s far out, large moon Titan as a hazy orange ball, its weighty nitrogen-rich atmosphere more than one hundred kilometers high, […]
May 10, 2013

Could We Be Driving/Piloting This Flying Car In A Few Years?

Vertical takeoff. Hybrid power. Automatic landing. See it in action as it flies and drives. We’ve been following the progress of Terrafugia, the Massachusetts-based creator of several […]
May 9, 2013

Intelligent Robots Will Overtake Humans by 2100

Are you prepared to meet your robot overlords? The idea of superintelligent machines may sound like the plot of “The Terminator” or “The Matrix,” but many […]
May 8, 2013

Chiao: Don't Let Them Hijack Our Dreams

“Columbia, NTD (NASA Test Director), close and lock your visors, initiate O2 flow, and have a good flight.” With these words on June 8, 1994, we […]
May 8, 2013

Spock v's Spock

[frame type=”lifted” align=”none”][/frame] So. Many. Inside. Jokes. Leonard Nimoy singing to himself slayed me, but you have to understand why. Also, the lens flares as Zachary Quinto drives off […]
May 8, 2013

How the Next-Gen Stealth Bomber Will Work

Shun Specialty Parts Mechanics at Whiteman Air Force Base gripe about the lack of suppliers for airplane parts—some small firms went out of business 15 years […]
May 7, 2013

Want a Little Piece of Astronaut Neil Armstrong’s Heart?

It’s not the first thing that comes to mind when you think about astronaut memorabilia, but if you’d like Neil Armstrong’s actual EKG, recorded during his historic moon […]
May 6, 2013

Scifi to SciFact #12: The Iron Man Suit

A real-life, fully-functional Iron Man suit is a dream of sci-fi geeks everywhere, and it’s not hard to see why. Sleek, strong, and, well…badass overall, Iron […]
May 5, 2013

Chris Hadfield's Sounds from the ISS

With only just over a week left onthe ISS before he returns to Earth, we are sure to miss Chris Hadfields tweets, pics and sounds from […]