April 21, 2014

Saving the Earth from asteroid disasters

Miami — As members of an elite band of cosmic explorers, they are among the few to have gone beyond the final frontier and looked down […]
April 15, 2014

NASA to conduct unprecedented twin experiment

Consider a pair of brothers, identical twins. One gets a job as an astronaut and rockets into space. The other gets a job as an astronaut, […]
April 12, 2014

Watch NASA simulate a Mars landing

To make sure the (very expensive) equipment we’re sending to Mars don’t crash into the ground, NASA’s putting its huge supersonic parachutes through a grueling test. Wait, what […]
April 10, 2014

NASA: Human landing on Mars is on track for 2030s

WASHINGTON — A human landing on Mars is still about 20 years away, but NASA’s mission to the Red Planet appears to be steadily moving forward. […]
April 10, 2014

What are the different flight suits astronauts wear?

Consider an astronaut who comes back from a mission without any tell-tale signs. Think of a suit that can protect him in temperatures as low as […]
March 27, 2014

New NASA suits turn astronaut training into weird high-fashion competition

The Johnson Space Center has revealed its latest design for new suits and NASA wants your input on which to create. Three different models for the Z2 […]
March 25, 2014

Plugging the hole in Hawking’s black hole theory

Recently physicists have been poking holes again in Stephen Hawking’s black hole theory – including Hawking himself. For decades physicists across the globe have been trying […]
March 18, 2014

Big Bang breakthrough: astronomers report signs of the universe's creation

In a potentially stunning new finding, astronomers say that they have seen evidence supporting a key element in the Big Bang theory: a hypothesized period of […]
March 17, 2014

Nasa-funded study warns society is headed for ‘irreversible collapse’ in coming decades

Experts have warned that the world as we know it could be doomed to suffer ‘irreversible collapse’ in the coming decades. And no, this is not […]