Science

October 24, 2016

Elon Musk says we're going to Mars, and we're bringing tunneling droids

In September, at the International Astronautical Congress in Guadalajara, Mexico, SpaceX CEO and founder Elon Musk revealed a grand plan to visit and, eventually, populate Mars. […]
October 19, 2016

WHERE TO WATCH THE EXOMARS LANDING ATTEMPT

COVERAGE BEGINS AT 6AM EASTERN, BUT TUNE IN AT 10:40AM FOR THE “SIX MINUTES OF TERROR” If all goes well, Europe will become the second group […]
October 18, 2016

8 Reasons Why Kids Should Science More [Infographic]

It goes without saying that parents want the best for their children; even the strictest parents who rarely show affection are constantly working behind the scenes […]
October 18, 2016

Who’s Out There?—Life May Be Rare After All

I’ve been reading THE VITAL QUESTION by Nick Lane, New York, W. W. Norton, 2015. In this book author Nick Lane, biochemist at University College, London, […]
October 16, 2016

How Our Solar System is Growing and Why

Our first understanding of the solar system was an Earth-centered system orbited by the sun and moon, a handful of planets, and a sphere of fixed […]
October 15, 2016

5 Reasons You Should Thank Technology for Your Life

Technology will undoubtedly save your life at least once. You might be surprised by the different types of technology that millions of people owe their lives […]
October 14, 2016

DEEP SPACE TRAVEL COULD DAMAGE ASTRONAUTS’ BRAINS

RODENTS SUFFER FROM COGNITIVE PROBLEMS MONTHS AFTER ENCOUNTERING SPACE-LIKE RADIATION On a mission to Mars, future astronauts will have to leave the protection of Earth’s magnetic […]
October 13, 2016

NASA Won't Say If Or When Private Citizens Can Visit The Space Station

As part of a NASA initiative, private companies will soon have the opportunity to add their own modules to the ISS. Whether or not those modules […]
October 11, 2016

HOW THE NOISE OF BIG ROCKETS BREAKS APART BUILDINGS

The engineers who designed and built the Saturn V rocket knew it was a behemoth, but no one was totally prepared for what it would be […]