Science

December 11, 2019

How NASA’s Next Mars Rover Will Hunt for Alien Life

The strategy involves matching geochemistry with structure. SAN FRANCISCO — Spotting signs of long-dead life is a tall order for a lonely robot on a faraway […]
December 6, 2019

Astronauts are Going to Attach a “Robot Hotel” to the Outside of the International Space Station

Robotic helpers are becoming an increasingly important element aboard the International Space Station. It is here where robots like the Robonaut, CIMON, FEDOR, Canadarm2, Dextre, and CIMON 2 (which is currently on its way […]
December 5, 2019

NASA’s solar probe reveals stunning results after swooping in close to the sun

Rogue plasma waves and sideways, 100,000-mile-per-hour solar winds abound. The sky is full of stars, but only one sits within our reach. Even as close as […]
December 2, 2019

This Newfound Monster Black Hole Is Too Big for Theories to Handle

Stellar-mass black holes aren’t supposed to be so hefty. Scientists recently found a black hole so big that theory strains explain it, a new study reports. A Chinese-led […]
November 27, 2019

Preparing for the Worst: In the Event of a Natural Disaster

It can seem as though we face frequent crises in the world today. Whether political uncertainty, or the possibility of irreversible climate change, it certainly feels […]
November 25, 2019

Building a Planet B for Humanity Isn’t a Good Enough Reason to Explore Space

Listen to would-be space explorers for long enough, and eventually they will likely argue that humans must develop outposts on other worlds in case of disaster […]
November 24, 2019

How AI is Promoting World Security and Counter-Terrorism

Artificial Intelligence is a new tool that’s enabling the world to be a safer place. Through the use of these techniques, security and counter-terrorism efforts can […]
November 22, 2019

New details emerge about failed lunar landings

HOUSTON — The Indian government has offered new details about what happened during its first attempt to land on the moon in September. In a written response […]
November 21, 2019

SpaceX Starship prototype blows its top

SpaceX’s Starship rocket prototype experienced a major failure during pressurisation testing on Wednesday. A video from the scene in Texas showed the top part of the […]