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April 5, 2013

Whose Out There? – An Overview of Two Books

The extraterrestrial hunt is on. Expectations of finding alien life are rising, for reasonable building blocks are out there, scattered all over our solar system–liquid water […]
April 5, 2013

How The World Will End, According To 1939

Some say the world will end in fire, some say in ice. The scientists of 1939 would like to add “moon explosion” and “giant meteor” to […]
April 4, 2013

Astronaut.com Takes Flight at the Symposium (PRESS RELEASE)

Parsippany, NJ (April 3, 2013) — Astronaut.com, where Science-Fiction meets Reality, is a website dedicated to bringing together all elements of space and sci-fi to your […]
April 4, 2013

Dark Matter Found? Orbital Experiment Detects Hints

A $2 billion particle detector attached to the International Space Station has detected the potential signature of dark matter annihilation in the Cosmos, scientists have announced […]
April 2, 2013

Russia to launch lunar robots

Russia is developing a renewed robotic moon exploration program, building upon the history-making legacy of orbiters, landers, rovers and sample-return missions the country launched decades ago. […]
April 2, 2013

Faster-Than-Light Drive

The warp drive proposed by Miguel Alcubierre would achieve faster-than-light speeds by distorting space-time. The device would generate a field of negative energy that would squeeze […]
April 1, 2013

Developing an off-planet mining industry

Mining asteroids for valuable resources is a familiar science fiction trope, and one that modern science, pushed by economic necessity, is working hard to realise. Resources […]
April 1, 2013

Star Trek: Into Darkness Will Have a NASA Ad for Real-Life Starfleet

Star Trek is every thing we hope space travel can be someday. Maybe we could do without all the universe-threatening disasters, but we’re all hoping for […]
March 30, 2013

The Future – By R. Peter Ubtrent

Ever wonder what people in 1913 thought the future would look like? Do you think, with the exception of those creative genius time-travelers like H.G. Wells […]