Science

November 21, 2015

Nasa considering mars drone for 2020 rover

The next NASA Mars rover may include a helper drone. This morning, NASA’s Jet Propulsion Lab outside Los Angeles announced that it is considering adding a drone […]
November 21, 2015

NASA’s Orion spacecraft gets new silver heat shield for deep space trips

NASA is upgrading its Orion spacecraft, a deep-space capsule which may one day take men all the way to Mars, with a new silver heat shield. […]
November 21, 2015

NASA orders first crewed mission from SpaceX to the ISS

NASA has officially ordered its first commercial crew mission from private spaceflight company SpaceX. That means SpaceX has NASA’s authority to proceed with the first crewed launch of […]
November 19, 2015

NASA invests further in 'humanoid robots' with MIT

NASA is known for their futuristic technology and they haven’t failed scifi fans with this one. The space agency took to social media today to boast […]
November 19, 2015

Scientists watch cosmic dust transform into newborn planet

The primordial process that turns enormous clouds of cosmic dust into newborn planets over millions of years has been observed directly for the first time. Astronomers […]
November 18, 2015

Who’s Out There—NASA’s Astrobiology and More

On September 29, NASA described its astrobiology program to a Congressional House Committee, emphasizing its need for a joint effort from varied academic disciplines and the development […]
November 16, 2015

construction begins on the giant magellan telescope

You can get a great view of the stars in the Atacama Desert in Chile. There’s seldom a rain cloud in the sky (it’s one of […]
November 16, 2015

How the Sun stole Mars' atmosphere

The solar wind has made Mars a cold desert, and a tougher environment for would-be colonists. Alan Duffy explains the latest research. Four billion years ago, […]
November 16, 2015

NASA scientists shocked by what they found on Pluto’s surface

As more New Horizons photos arrive on Earth, NASA scientists are perpetually stunned by the amazing new information they reveal. NASA recently released a stunning “psychedelic” […]