February 21, 2015

Top Futurist Predictions About Space That Remain Unfulfilled

Where are You Captain Kirk? The TV series and the full length movies are things of the past, only available as old re-runs on minor cable […]
February 20, 2015


There are places beyond the reach of NASA’s current army of robot space explorers. Impressive and capable as Curiosity and other land rovers are, they’d be […]
February 17, 2015

Mystery Mars haze baffles scientists

A mysterious haze high above Mars has left scientists scratching their heads. The vast plume was initially spotted by amateur astronomers in 2012, and appeared twice […]
February 16, 2015

Big Bang Didn't Happen? New Theory Suggests Universe Has No Beginning, No End

The Big Bang is often considered the starting point of our universe, but two researchers have proposed an idea that does not point at Big Bang […]
February 10, 2015

Who’s Out There—Revisiting the Drake Equation

Frank Drake wrote his famous equation in 1961 while planning an early SETI meeting. He came up with a list of probabilities to predict the chance […]
February 5, 2015

The Astronaut diet: It's food, but not as we know it

Around 400 kilometers above the Earth’s surface, the International Space Station continues its orbit of the planet. Since the first crew arrived in November 2000, more […]
January 11, 2015

NASA and Nissan Team Up to Build Self-Driving Vehicles for Earth and Mars

It’s turning out to be a stellar year for the future of autonomous driving as NASA’s Ames Research Center and Nissan North America announced they’re teaming […]
January 8, 2015

Who’s Out There—The Probability For Exolife Rises

Looking back at the year 2014—some breakthroughs in both biochemistry and astronomy have made the prospects for finding life more probable in our solar system and elsewhere. Two […]
January 3, 2015

So – You’re Still Interested in Astronomy? Galilean moons

Hello again. Last time, we looked at the many moons of Jupiter – well, 63 of them at any rate. If you remember, Jupiter has 67 […]