January 28, 2016

Challenger: The Science of a Space Shuttle Disaster

Thirty years later, the events of Jan. 28, 1986 have become part of a nation’s shared experience There’s a terrible power to the iconic pictures of […]
January 28, 2016

Computer beats human in ancient Chinese game

NEW YORK  — A computer program has beaten a human champion at the ancient Chinese board game Go, marking a significant advance for development of artificial […]
January 27, 2016

10 Uses Of Science And Technology In Business

Scientific research and technological innovation are perhaps best appreciated when they work towards a common good and go a long way to benefit a whole gamut […]
January 27, 2016

Astronomers discover largest solar system

Astronomers have discovered the largest known solar system, consisting of a large planet orbiting a star one trillion kilometres away. The gas giant planet takes nearly […]
January 26, 2016

Blue Origin to ramp up New Shepard tests

indications were that the vehicle performed as expected. “We haven’t seen or heard of anything that’s of concern. The vehicle performed perfectly,” he said. “Everything we’ve […]
January 26, 2016

A Space Station, With Surveillance Cameras for Hire

LONDON — The two cameras sit on the Russian part of the International Space Station. They are named Theia and Iris. And they are available to […]
January 25, 2016

Goodbye, Philae

Philae, the European Space Agency’s comet lander, made history and melted hearts when it touched down on Comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko as part of the Rosetta mission in […]
January 25, 2016

The 5 Most Interesting Things We Learned From Astronaut Scott Kelly’s AMA

astronaut Scott Kelly on Saturday hosted a Reddit “Ask Me Anything” live chat, answering a wide range of questions from fans who were curious about everything […]
January 23, 2016

New Shepard: Bezos flight 'demonstrates reuse'

US entrepreneur Jeff Bezos has reflown his New Shepard rocket, launching once again a capsule briefly into space. The hardware was exactly the same as that […]