Science

August 9, 2014

NASA releases amazing HD footage of 'Flying Saucer' supersonic near-space flight

The US space agency released a spectacular video detailing the testing of an interplanetary landing system, which is designed to place more massive payloads on the […]
August 7, 2014

Did NASA Validate an “Impossible” Space Drive? In a Word, No.

Physicist John Baez has another, more colorful word to describe the spate of recent reports about a breakthrough space engine that produces thrust without any propellant. […]
August 4, 2014

We Are Not Alone In Universe, NASA Scientists Say

It’s highly unlikely we’re alone in the universe, NASA experts are saying, and we may be close to finding alien life. In fact, it may happen […]
July 23, 2014

SpaceX Releases Amazing Video of Falcon Rocket's Splashdown

A stunning new video shows the first stage of SpaceX‘s Falcon 9 rocket making a soft ocean splashdown as planned after its launch earlier this month. […]
July 1, 2014

NASA pulls FLYING SAUCER out of Pacific ocean

NASA has successfully test-flown its “flying saucer” – the Low-Density Supersonic Decelerator (LDSD) – after weather conditions permitted the trial on Saturday. The LDSD is a concept lander […]
June 26, 2014

Nasa to test flying saucer to send equipment to Mars

Nasa is going into the flying saucer business. The saucer will eventually be used for landing large payloads on Mars. Nasa had hoped to launch a […]
June 25, 2014

Tokyo robot museum guides look eerily human

The new robot guides at a Tokyo museum look so eerily human and speak so smoothly they almost outdo people — almost. Japanese robotics expert Hiroshi […]
June 24, 2014

Who’s Out There—Someone Could Be!

In the astrobiology game of life, we seem to be winning on three fronts—the biochemical theory game, the numbers game, and gaming with computer simulations. So […]
June 23, 2014

Mystery object in lake on Saturn's moon Titan intrigues scientists

Scientists are investigating a mystery object that appeared and then vanished again from a giant lake on Titan, the largest moon of Saturn. They spotted the object […]