August 23, 2013

'Iron Man' Exoskeleton Could Give Astronauts Superhuman Strength

Astronauts could one day get a power surge from hi-tech robotic suits, like real-life versions of “Iron Man” hero Tony Stark. That’s not to suggest that […]
August 22, 2013

Spectral Analysis: How we Explore Space

The amount of information we can glean from a speck of light is fairly staggering. Learning how a rainbow works, a fairly simple concept as physics […]
August 21, 2013

New Astronaut Candidates Take Center Stage at the Johnson Space Center

America’s eight new astronaut candidates made their first appearance in front of the media today at  NASA’s Johnson Space Center in Houston. “For more than 50 […]
August 21, 2013

Cassini Releases Image of Earth Waving at Saturn

PASADENA, Calif. – People around the world shared more than 1,400 images of themselves as part of the Wave at Saturn event organized by NASA’s Cassini […]
August 20, 2013

Universe may not be expanding after all, new research suggests

New research rewrites history from the Big Bang onwards, says Roger Highfield Every now and again, cosmologists decide that the universe needs a rethink. For example, […]
August 16, 2013

The Coat-Tails of Science Fiction

Do you ever feel like you’re running downhill, legs pumping, adrenaline rushing through your body, mouth stretched in a grin of elation? As your speed increases, […]
August 15, 2013

NASA teams up with U.S. Navy to test capsule recovery

NORFOLK, Va. — The Navy and NASA are testing out how they’ll recover astronauts once they splash down in the ocean following future missions to deep […]
August 15, 2013

US Mission To Mars Starts In Hawaii

Scientists come down to earth clutching recipes they hope will work for a future mission to deep-space destinations. Six researchers have spent the past four months […]
August 14, 2013

SpaceX Grasshopper Performs Divert Maneuver

SpaceX proved yesterday that their Grasshopper prototype Vertical Takeoff Vertical Landing (VTVL) vehicle can do more than just go straight up and down. The goal of […]