Science

June 27, 2019

How Is Science Education Evolving?

Within our public education system, the scientists and explorers of the future have numerous obstacles to overcome. An increasing emphasis on STEAM (science, technology, engineering, art, […]
June 26, 2019

NASA’s new plane will fly at supersonic speeds—without a windshield

Pilots will see what’s in front of them on a 4K screen. Here’s how it will all work. In 2021, if all goes according to plan, […]
June 24, 2019

Nasa’s Curiosity Mars rover senses methane spike

The American space agency’s Mars rover Curiosity has recorded its largest measurement yet of methane. The robot frequently “sniffs” the Red Planet for the gas but […]
June 23, 2019

The next Falcon Heavy launch is arguably the most exciting one to date

Not one, not two, but 24 payloads are going up into orbit SpaceX’s next Falcon Heavy launch is set for Monday, and it will undoubtedly be […]
June 21, 2019

One legacy of Carl Sagan may take flight next week—a working solar sail

“We are carrying on a legacy that has been with us since the founders.” As early as next Monday night, a SpaceX Falcon Heavy rocket will […]
June 15, 2019

Will Apollo Nostalgia Help NASA Get Its Artemis Moon Money?

If Congress still needs some convincing, the timing may be right. NASA’s big moon push may be coming at just the right time. The space agency […]
June 11, 2019

The Search for Habitable Alien Worlds in Earth’s Backyard Heats Up

The NEAR instrument has been hunting for planets in the Alpha Centauri system. The hunt for nearby exoplanets has just heated up considerably. A new instrument designed to […]
June 9, 2019

Space Babies: Sex and Pregnancy in Microgravity

There’s no denying that the most exciting next step in space exploration is the colonization of Mars. Elon Musk, the founder of SpaceX, has been talking […]
June 7, 2019

NASA’s Mars Helicopter Whirls Through Tests on Way to 2020 Launch

The little chopper is designed to show that aerial exploration is possible on Mars. NASA’s first Mars helicopter is getting close to final approval for launch […]