Science

January 1, 2017

Four Out-Of-This-World Predictions For The Space Industry In 2017

Big things are happening in space travel and tech, with new startups mushrooming every day. Here are four trends to watch. There was a time when […]
December 31, 2016

Google Lunar X Prize teams await word of their fate

WASHINGTON — Teams competing in the Google Lunar X Prize, facing an end-of-the-year deadline to obtain a verified launch contract, may not know until some time […]
December 30, 2016

A Star's Explosive Death May Have Spawned Our Solar System

The detonation of a small supernova may have triggered the gravitational collapse of matter in a nebula that went on to give birth to our sun […]
December 29, 2016

To Find Life on Europa, We'll Need to Drill Into the Ice

Landing a robotic probe on the surface of the icy moon could complicate the search for life, so we’ll need to dig deep to seek out […]
December 23, 2016

MEET THE MAN LOOKING FOR ALIENS—IN THE ARCTIC

SEARCHING FOR THE ORIGINS OF LIFE IN THE DEEP SEA. You might not expect an oceanographer to be high on NASA’s speed dial, but when the […]
December 22, 2016

Space Exploration Missions on Mars, searching for Water and Signs of Life on Mars

In attempts to unravel its mystery and assess the possibility of existing life on the Red Planet, scientists have sent dozens of exploratory missions to Mars […]
December 21, 2016

EMDRIVE: CHINA CLAIMS SUCCESS WITH THIS 'REACTIONLESS' ENGINE FOR SPACE TRAVEL

NASA ALSO HAS HIGH HOPES FOR THE THEORETICAL ENGINE It’s a piece of space tech that sounds almost too good to be true. The “reactionless” Electromagnetic […]
December 14, 2016

THE HOSPITAL OF THE FUTURE MAY BE A TINY, HIGH-TECH MEDICAL KIT

A STAR TREK-INSPIRED MEDICAL DEVICE GIVES US A GLIMPSE OF MEDICINE’S FUTURE In so many ways, the gadgets seen in Star Trek remind us that the […]
December 10, 2016

Dying Star Offers Glimpse of Earth's Doomsday in 5B Years

L2 Puppis is a dying star that once resembled our sun and it is showing us the stellar inferno that lies in store for our planet. […]