Science

December 13, 2012

Hazardous' asteroid flies by Earth this week

A five-kilometre wide asteroid is zipping past Earth this week, giving stargazers a show and doomsayers a bit of a scare. The hunk of rock, dubbed […]
December 13, 2012

Soldiers get perfect cover: Invisibility cloak

LONDON: New Harry Potterstyle camouflage fabric that could make soldiers completely invisible on battlefield , by bending light waves around them, has been developed by a […]
December 13, 2012

Jack Knox: Third mission in space, another first for Hadfield

When astronaut Chris Hadfield blasts off for the International Space Station next week, tucked behind his head in the cramped Soyuz capsule will be a brand […]
December 12, 2012

Google’s Year in Review Includes Space Highlights

Even though this is a promotional video by Google, it is a great review of 2012, good and bad. And there’s a plethora of space-related events […]
December 12, 2012

How to Train for Long-Duration Spaceflight, with Chris Hadfield

On December 19, 2012, a trio of Expedition 34 crewmembers are scheduled to launch from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan and head towards their home in […]
December 12, 2012

Why the Dyno-saur went extinct

We all know that 65.5 million years ago an asteroid slammed into the Earth off the coast of the Yucatán Peninsula and wiped out the dinosaurs. […]
December 11, 2012

Potentially hazardous asteroid to fly by earth tomorrow

In two days, Earth is going to have a close call with a huge asteroid, one that, if it were to hit, could easily threaten human civilization as […]
December 11, 2012

Private spaceship builders split $30M in NASA funds

NASA has awarded $30 million to help three private companies ensure that their astronaut taxis are safe and reliable, agency officials announced Monday. Boeing, SpaceX and […]
December 9, 2012

NASA risks space leadership

Years of trying to do too many things with too little money have put NASA at risk of ceding its leadership in space exploration to other […]