Discovery

July 26, 2018

Mars has tons of newly discovered water in a 12-mile-wide reservoir

Buried under an ice cap, the water is so deep scientists couldn’t probe to the bottom. Mars is now a dry and dusty world, but at […]
July 24, 2018

Mysterious Substance and ‘Devilry’ Blamed for 3-Hour ‘Solar Eclipse’ in Russia

For the Russian republic of Yakutia (also called Sakha) — a chunk of Siberia that’s home to the coldest cities in the world — July is a welcome […]
July 17, 2018

MIT’s ‘Orbit Weaver’ Turns Astronauts into Spiders

Moving around in microgravity is tough, but a new MIT Media Lab device takes a page from Spiderman to help astronauts navigate while weightless. It’s easy […]
July 16, 2018

Who’s Out There?— Ozone? What Else?

Could seasonal variations in atmospheric content provide evidence for life on exoplanets? Sounds better than just a sniff of methane. However, noting seasonal variations requires sniffing […]
July 14, 2018

AR & Space Technologies: Future Trends

The space exploration industry has expanded greatly in the last 15 years. Where there was once only NASA and other government run space programs, there are […]
July 12, 2018

Electric satellite propulsion company raises $10 million

CINCINNATI — A Silicon Valley startup developing electric propulsion systems for satellites has raised $10 million and added the billionaire founder of LinkedIn to its board. […]
July 11, 2018

Nearby Alien Planet May Be Capable of Supporting Life

One of the nearest exoplanets to Earth may be a decent abode for life. Ross 128b — which lies just 11 light-years from our planet — is likely a […]
July 10, 2018

Crew Dragon completes thermal vacuum tests ahead of first test flight

CINCINNATI — The first SpaceX Crew Dragon spacecraft has completed a series of tests at a NASA center that may put the spacecraft one step closer […]
July 10, 2018

Scientists Invented AI Made From DNA

Researchers made a neural network out of DNA that can recognize handwritten numbers. Last Wednesday, researchers at Caltech announced that they created an artificial neural network from synthetic […]