Science

April 8, 2019

The World’s Best Universities for Physics and Astronomy

There are a lot of high-quality physics and astronomy programs to choose from worldwide. The QS World University Rankings is a great resource to learn about […]
April 6, 2019

Molecular Space Biology: Real-World Connections

Space exploration is more than just launching rockets and landing probes on Mars. The astronauts on the International Space Station (ISS) and other explorers are conducting […]
April 1, 2019

Life on Jupiter’s Moon Europa? Lander Design Team Hopes to Be the Ones to Find It

There’s a stark difference between knowing that the conditions for life exist and actually finding some form of life, and that difference is at the heart […]
March 25, 2019

2020 Mars Helicopter Could Open Alien Skies to Exploration

The little craft’s demonstration mission could lead to big things. A few brief hops in the Martian air two years from now could help open alien […]
March 24, 2019

SpaceX’s Falcon Heavy shown launching NASA Orion spacecraft in fan render

A spaceflight fan’s unofficial render has offered the best look yet at what SpaceX’s Falcon Heavy could look like in the unlikely but not impossible event […]
March 23, 2019

Most of us have viruses sleeping inside us, and spaceflight wakes them up

One more thing to worry about in space. Human spaceflight seems all the more remarkable when you consider the fact that our bodies didn’t evolve for […]
March 22, 2019

The ‘Halo Drive’ Would Shoot Lasers at Black Holes to Explore the Milky Way

“If we can’t build something capable of delivering astronomical levels of energy, perhaps we could instead steal the energy from an astronomical object.” Humans have figured […]
March 21, 2019

Who’s Out There-Anyone? A Review

The March 2019 National Geographic magazine published an illustrated article called “Who’s Out There?” The author Jamie Shreeve suggests that “new discoveries” indicate that there is someone. The […]
March 19, 2019

Spaceflight is activating herpes in astronauts

The longer astronauts spend in space, the more likely they are to have viruses like herpes, chickenpox and shingles reactivate, according to new NASA research. The […]