Science

January 5, 2016

Time Travel

How funny would it be to watch Cleopatra sing “Happy Birthday” to President Kennedy?  Or how remarkable would it be to domesticate a dinosaur? And how […]
January 5, 2016

NASA has begun working on its next great space observatory

Thanks to an infusion of Congressional funding, NASA has accelerated development of a telescope that could answer some of the most fundamental questions about both the […]
January 4, 2016

Behold: "The Screams of a Star Being Ripped Apart"

There is more to the violence of a black hole than the cataclysmic inward suck of infinite gravity. There is a yang to the yin of […]
January 4, 2016

Europe to build Moon town by 2030 in bid to discover alien life

A MANNED base on the moon should become reality by 2030, according to the European Space Agency. ESA chiefs say the planned “Moon Village”, which would […]
January 3, 2016

How the stage was set for the satellite race

The United States was shocked by Sputnik’s launch on October 4, 1957, but it maybe shouldn’t have been. Just like the United States, the Soviet Union […]
January 2, 2016

So – You’re Still Interested in Astronomy? The Asteroid Belt

Hello again. Last time we looked at the amazing dwarf planets in our Solar System, along with their moons. Today, we’ll take a quick skim through […]
January 2, 2016

Advance in astronomy 'can help find other worlds'

The pull of gravity on a distant star can now be measured more accurately, shedding light on other worlds, say astronomers. The method makes it possible […]
January 2, 2016

Elon Musk says the Falcon 9 rocket SpaceX successfully landed is 'ready to fire again'

SpaceX‘s reusable Falcon 9 rocket successfully made it back to Earth last month, touching down gently at Cape Canaveral after traveling out of our atmosphere, into space, […]
December 31, 2015

This is the fuel NASA needs to make it to the edge of the solar system — and beyond

Just in time for the new year, researchers at the Department of Energy‘s Oak Ridge National Laboratory have unveiled the fruits of a different kind of […]