Science

December 1, 2015

European Satellite to Test Method to Find Ripples in Space, Time

CAPE CANAVERAL, FLORIDA— An experimental satellite slated for launch on Wednesday will test a technique to detect ripples in space and across time, adding a new […]
November 30, 2015

China thinks big in search for life in space with world’s largest radio telescope

With a dish the size of 30 football pitches, the telescope will scan for signs of life as far as tens of billions of light years […]
November 28, 2015

Mars rover snaps pictures of giant, dark sand dunes

The Mars rover Curiosity has moved in for a closer look at giant sand dunes on the Red Planet — sending back fresh images of their dark, rippled […]
November 27, 2015

NASA pours cold comets on aliens-make-star-flutter theory

KIC 8462852 is a star in the Cygnus constellation about 1500 light years from here. Were it not for the fact that Kepler Space Telescope photos […]
November 25, 2015

Largest Water Reservoir in the Universe

Located over 12 billion light years away exists the most massive water reservoir in existence—which contains almost 140 trillion times the amount of water in all […]
November 25, 2015

Blue Origin beats SpaceX to the world’s first reusable rocket

SOMETIMES, the dark horses are the ones to watch. On November 23rd Blue Origin, a publicity-shy rocketry firm owned by Jeff Bezos, who founded Amazon, announced […]
November 24, 2015

NASA paying $1.16 billion so Aerojet Rocketdyne can start making engines for Mars

NASA wants a whole new crop of rocket engines from engine manufacturer Aerojet Rocketdyne. The space agency just awarded the company a $1.16 billion contract, restarting Aerojet’s […]
November 23, 2015

SPACEX WILL FLY ASTRONAUTS TO THE SPACE STATION IN 2017

NASA STILL DECIDING IF BOEING WILL GO FIRST SpaceX rockets have shuttled cargo to and from the International Space Station, and now NASA wants the company […]
November 22, 2015

NASA Humanoid Will Get to Mars Before Us

NASA has donated two humanoid robots to two universities for use in research. The principal investigators in both projects “will serve as critical partners in NASA’s upcoming Space Robotics Challenge“, according to […]