Science

May 2, 2013

Bedsuits

Seventies science-fiction or science experiment? Not an actor or space traveller, this ‘pillownaut’ might not have his feet on firm ground, but he is simulating spaceflight […]
May 1, 2013

CERN Scientists Search for Elusive Anti-Gravity

European scientists are currently trying to collect enough antimatter to determine if the elusive substance reacts to gravity in the opposite way that normal matter does—by […]
April 7, 2013

Swiss Spaceplane Set to SOAR

In the wake of the Space Shuttle’s demise, new spacecraft are being developed in droves. While all existing craft are space capsules, not unlike those used […]
April 5, 2013

Incredibly old supernova could explain EVERYTHING

NASA’s Hubble telescope has spotted the most distant massive star explosion of its kind ever, one which could help boffins understand the very fabric of the […]
April 4, 2013

The James Webb Space Telescope, Ready To Be Frozen

It’s cold up there in space, so before the James Webb Space Telescope gets sent up there, NASA scientists are putting it through its paces, locking […]
April 4, 2013

Upstart Company Wants to Deliver Your Stuff to the Moon

“I believe the first trillionaires will come from space,” said entrepreneur Bob Richards, clutching a small plastic model of the moon he was given as a gift. Richards, […]
March 31, 2013

‘Alien Spaceship’ looking Dragon set for Unveiling by SpaceX this Year!

Later this year SpaceX will unveil the design of a new and upgraded version of the firm’s Dragon spacecraft that will look like “an Alien spaceship,” said Elon […]
March 30, 2013

Will NASA Announce Plans to Snag an Asteroid and Fly It to Earth?

When the Obama administration’s 2014 federal budget gets released in early April, it might include a curious item: a $100 million request for NASA to conduct a mission […]
March 28, 2013

The Dark, Dusty Graves of the GRAIL Spacecraft

The twin GRAIL probes were sent into orbit around the Moon in the last days of 2011, designed to use gravity itself to measure the Moon’s interior composition […]