Discovery

November 22, 2015

NASA Humanoid Will Get to Mars Before Us

NASA has donated two humanoid robots to two universities for use in research. The principal investigators in both projects “will serve as critical partners in NASA’s upcoming Space Robotics Challenge“, according to […]
November 19, 2015

NASA invests further in 'humanoid robots' with MIT

NASA is known for their futuristic technology and they haven’t failed scifi fans with this one. The space agency took to social media today to boast […]
November 19, 2015

Scientists watch cosmic dust transform into newborn planet

The primordial process that turns enormous clouds of cosmic dust into newborn planets over millions of years has been observed directly for the first time. Astronomers […]
November 18, 2015

Who’s Out There—NASA’s Astrobiology and More

On September 29, NASA described its astrobiology program to a Congressional House Committee, emphasizing its need for a joint effort from varied academic disciplines and the development […]
November 16, 2015

construction begins on the giant magellan telescope

You can get a great view of the stars in the Atacama Desert in Chile. There’s seldom a rain cloud in the sky (it’s one of […]
November 16, 2015

How the Sun stole Mars' atmosphere

The solar wind has made Mars a cold desert, and a tougher environment for would-be colonists. Alan Duffy explains the latest research. Four billion years ago, […]
November 16, 2015

NASA scientists shocked by what they found on Pluto’s surface

As more New Horizons photos arrive on Earth, NASA scientists are perpetually stunned by the amazing new information they reveal. NASA recently released a stunning “psychedelic” […]
November 15, 2015

Mars may be tearing its moon apart — and they could be on a collision course as a result

Mars and its moon Phobos are super close — physically, at least. Phobos is just 3,700 miles from the surface of Mars, over 60 times closer […]
November 15, 2015

10 stunning space missions you've never heard of

2015 has been a great year for space exploration. Astronomers landed the Philae probe on a comet, the Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter found water, and we got our first-ever photographs […]