November 30, 2012

Japans fastest train floats on magnets

Japan’s JR Central Railway Company recently unveiled plans for a new high-speed train propelled by magnetic fields. Reaching speeds of more than 310 mph, the Series […]
November 29, 2012

New ISS crew named

A new crew for the International Space Station has been named. Roman Romanenko of Russia, Chris Hadfield of Canada and Thomas Marshburn of the United States […]
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

Monster Black Hole is the biggest ever found!

Astronomers have discovered what may be the most massive black hole ever known in a small galaxy about 250 million light-years from Earth, scientists say. The […]
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

Storms on Saturn

NASA’s Cassini spacecraft has been traveling the Saturnian system in a set of inclined, or tilted, orbits that give mission scientists a vertigo-inducing view of Saturn’s […]
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

Cracks in NASA's Orion Model Spur Design Revisit

JEFFERSON COUNTY — Lockheed Martin Space Systems is revisiting the crew-capsule design of NASA’s Orion spacecraft after three structural cracks were found during proof pressure testing of the […]