February 18, 2013

1st Results from Space Station Particle Detector Experiment Coming in March

Scientists are preparing to release the first round of results from a key experiment aboard the International Space Station that has been sampling a soup of […]
February 14, 2013

Scifi-SciFact #6: Deathrace 2000 (1975): How about that robotic hand?

How many times have you been driving and you see someone on the side of the road, or a bicyclist getting in the way and yell […]
February 14, 2013

‘Young’ black hole is nearby, NASA says; doorway to a new universe?

Asteroid 2012 DA14 is bearing down on Earth, rattling nerves and making sci-fi fans’ eyes light up.  But the cool science news doesn’t stop there. Researchers […]
February 13, 2013

New Poll: Americans Expect A Human Mission To Mars In 20 Years

Here’s some optimistic news: 71 percent of Americans are confident humans will get to Mars in 20 years, according to a new poll. Here’s some disappointing news: […]
February 12, 2013

The Real Tech Behind Flying Saucers

Coanda Effect In the early 1900s Romanian researcher Henri Coanda proved airflow sticks to a gently curved surface. This simple principle is a central tenet of […]
February 10, 2013

Commercial Moon Flights Coming Soon?

How much would you like to see humanity travel back to the moon? Or for that matter, how much would you like to stand amongst the […]
February 7, 2013

4.5 billion 'alien Earths' may populate Milky Way

Billions of Earth-like alien planets likely reside in our Milky Way galaxy, and the nearest such world may be just a stone’s throw away in the […]
February 4, 2013

NASA's barnstorming Gemini capsule-moon plan

In the heat of the Space Race in the early 1960s engineers thought up a wild barnstorming scheme for getting Americans to moon before the Soviets. […]
February 4, 2013

AXE Company Wants to Launch 22 People Into Space

The men’s personal care product company AXE has teamed up with famed moonwalker Buzz Aldrin to send 22 people into space, and make sure they smell […]