Science

January 18, 2016

Spacewalk Terminated To Save Astronaut From Possibility of Drowning

Astronauts Tim Kopra (NASA) and Tim Peake (ESA) prematurely ended their spacewalk outside the International Space Station on Friday afternoon after Kopra reported a small water […]
January 18, 2016

Moment SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket crashes and explodes during landing

SpaceX launched its Falcon 9 v1.1 rocket on Sunday, successfully sending NASA’s Jason-3 ocean-measuring satellite into orbit, but failed a return landing on a drone platform […]
January 17, 2016

Who’s Out There—Life’s Struggle On Earth

When we take life for granted, we put ourselves in danger of missing out on its most amazingly complex manifestations. For example, trees (when they “realize” […]
January 17, 2016

NASA's Not Ready to Go to Mars, Panel Finds

The new annual report from the Aerospace Safety Advisory Panel (ASAP), an external advisory group that makes safety recommendations for NASA, strongly questions whether the space […]
January 17, 2016

Watch here as spacex attempts to make history by landing its rocket on a drone ship

The weather looks good for Sunday’s SpaceX launch. The company’s Falcon 9 rocket will will carry an ocean-monitoring satellite into orbit, then attempt to land on […]
January 16, 2016

Researchers propose method for teleporting creatures' memories

Teleportation is one of those future technologies I wish for almost every day–and never more longingly as when I wait for the delayed crowded subway to […]
January 16, 2016

Tim Peake tweets spacewalk selfie

UK astronaut Tim Peake described his first walk in space as “exhilarating”, as he posted photos – including a selfie – of the feat on Twitter. […]
January 16, 2016

Moon village is best way to replace International Space Station: ESA head

FRANKFURT – Think a village on the moon sounds like science fiction? – It could be a reality by 2030, if the head of the European […]
January 15, 2016

Inside NASA’s Plan To Radically Redesign How We Fly

It’s probably been a long time since flying amazed you. Air travel tends to feel like an inconvenience these days—not a miracle of engineering. This is […]