March 28, 2013

FBI comes clean on top X-File: 'We never investigated' Hottel UFO memo

The FBI says it never followed up on the most popular file in its online reading room — a one-page UFO memo that passes along a second- or […]
March 22, 2013

That's reassuring: Nasa chief Charles Bolden's advice on asteroid heading for Earth: just pray

Last year, in an effort to tackle the myths surrounding the belief that the world would end on December 21st, Nasa set up a website to […]
March 18, 2013

Video Game Uses Real Martian Landscape

I’d be willing to bet that at least a few people reading this article will have at least thought about how it might feel to set […]
March 18, 2013

Buzz Aldrin's 1969 guide on Moon landing to go on sale

Buzz Aldrin‘s 1969 guide on Moon landing to go on sale LONDON: ” Contact Light“, spoken by Buzz Aldrin, and not the historic ‘One small step’ quote by Neil Armstrong, […]
March 8, 2013

If Earth Were Hosting An Alien Species, This Is What It Would Look Like

The unkillable tardigrade rears its tiny, weird-looking head. In 2011, the European Space Agency launched Earth’s weirdest creature, the tardigrade, into orbit for twelve days on […]
March 7, 2013

I Can’t Believe You’re Watching This Astronaut Make a Sandwich in Space

On Wednesday, the internet fell in love with this video of Canadian astronaut Chris Hadfield preparing himself a sandwich in space, or, as Smithsonian magazine puts it, “Spaaaaaaace!” […]
March 5, 2013

When NASA Blew Holes In Arizona for Apollo

NASA knew full well that the Apollo lunar landing missions were risky, and it took steps to minimize the chances of losing astronauts in space. Redundancies […]
March 4, 2013

Could a Comet Hit Mars in 2014?

A recently discovered comet will make an uncomfortably-close planetary flyby next year — but this time it’s not Earth that’s in the cosmic crosshairs. According to […]
February 28, 2013

Private Plan to Send Humans to Mars in 2018 Might Not Be So Crazy

An ambitious private manned mission to Mars aims to launch a two-person crew to fly around the Red Planet and return to Earth in 501 days, […]