Fringe

December 8, 2012

Can Golden Spike make it to the moon?

It’s been 40 years since Apollo 17 made the last manned voyage to the moon. Now, a group of former NASA executives is trying to make […]
December 7, 2012

Private firm plans to sell $1.5 billion trips to the moon

WASHINGTON – Attention wealthy nations and billionaires: A team of former NASA executives will fly you to the moon in an out-of-this-world commercial venture combining the […]
December 5, 2012

GPS Tracks Nuke Tests

You may be carrying in your pocket the technology to detect clandestine nuclear tests. New research into GPS disturbances high up in Earth’s ionosphere reveals that […]
December 3, 2012

Milli-motein, a real transformer robot! It reshapes itself!

OK, this one will give the science fiction writers a few things to think about. A real transformer robot has been developed by MIT and friends, […]
December 3, 2012

How To Build A Brain

Chris Eliasmith has spent years contemplating how to build a brain. He is about to publish a book with instructions, which describes the grey matter’s architecture […]
December 2, 2012

Do Robots Rule The Galaxy?

Astronomy news this week bolstered the idea that the seeds of life are all over our solar system. NASA’s MESSENGER spacecraft identified carbon compounds at Mercury’s […]
December 1, 2012

Photo Of The Day

In its first glimpse of the heavens following the successful December 1999 servicing mission, NASA’s Hubble Space Telescope has captured a majestic view of a planetary […]
November 30, 2012

Anywhere on Earth in four hours?

Top-secret Skylon space plane could replace jets and rockets, company claims… LONDON — A small British company with a dream of building a re-usable space plane […]
November 29, 2012

No, the U.S. Did Not Have a Plan to 'Blow Up' the Moon

There’s a story making the rounds this week concerning an alleged plot cooked up by the United States in the 1950s to detonate a nuclear bomb […]