November 29, 2012

Cambridge to open centre for Terminator studies

Threats to humanity “Cambridge is to open a centre for ‘Terminator studies’ where leading academics will study the risks that super-intelligent robots and computers could become […]
November 29, 2012

Countering the new horsemen of the apocalypse

Nuclear war, climate change, lab-created viruses and out-of-control machines need to be understood, but there are risks to lumping threats together CALL them the modern horsemen […]
November 29, 2012

The Real Six Million Dollar Man

We’ve all, or at least a certain generation of us, have seen “The Six Million Dollar Man.” The TV series is about a pilot, Steve Austin, […]
November 28, 2012

Toroidal Colonies

In the summer of 1975, when space exploration was still ever so young, NASA Ames Research Center and Stanford University put on their thinking caps regarding […]
November 28, 2012

Ask A NASA Astrobiologist About Dec. 21 'Doomsday'

On Dec. 21, 2012, some fear that a rogue planet will collide with Earth and destroy the planet, or that the supposed end of the Mayan […]
November 28, 2012

NASA unveils Saturn's second Pac-Man moon

Pac-Man makes an appearance on one of Saturn’s moons, turning our solar system into one big retro gaming space arcade. Forget Mars! NASA has discovered signs […]
November 28, 2012

Alien hairspray may help us find Aliens

Hairspray might one day serve as the sign that aliens have reshaped distant worlds, researchers say. Such research to find signs of alien technology is now […]
November 28, 2012

Real sci-fi space ships coming at last? NASA tests nuclear engine

NASA has conducted tests of a nuclear reactor intended to generate electricity in space for the first time since 1965, offering hope that humanity may now […]
November 27, 2012

Elon Musk Wants to Build 80,000-Person Mars Colony

Elon Musk doesn’t just want to send a person to Mars — he wants to send 80,000. According, the billionaire founder and CEO of the […]