Technology

November 4, 2013

Doc, Am I Fit To Fly Into Space?

This is by Julielynn Wong, MD, an alumnus of Singularity University. She edited a textbook entitled “Surgery in Space” and trained in space medicine at NASA […]
October 31, 2013

22 Hours Left for PocketQube Kickstarter Project!

“Want to build a satellite but don’t have a NASA-sized budget?” That’s the tagline of a really cool Kickstarter campaign for PocketQube, a project from Glasgow-based Alba […]
October 25, 2013

NASA Seeks Earthly Uses For Out-Of-This-World Technologies

One of the important outcomes of space exploration, beyond the study of what’s out there among the stars, is the development of technologies and materials for […]
October 22, 2013

1st Fully Bionic Man Walks, Talks and Breathes

He walks, he talks and he has a beating heart, but he’s not human — he’s the world’s first fully bionic man. Like Frankenstein’s monster, cobbled […]
October 15, 2013

China Readies Moon Rover for December Launch

As China marks the 10-year anniversary of its first manned spaceflight, the nation is gearing up to launch its most complex robotic mission to the moon […]
October 7, 2013

NASA uses emergency exception to save Mars mission from government shutdown

Amid all the doubt and uncertainty surrounding the federal government shutdown, there’s at least one piece of good news this week: NASA’s plans to send a […]
October 5, 2013

From SciFi to SciFact – Nanotechnology

“The minds of dreamers are rich with thought.” Google has a plan. Eventually it wants to get into your brain. “When you think about something and […]
September 26, 2013

Nasa hosts the Starship Project aiming for interstellar travel within 100 years

It would be hard enough these days to find a human capable of playing a 12-inch LP, let alone an alien. So perhaps it is time […]
September 23, 2013

Deep Impact succumbs to 'HAL bug' as glitch messes with antenna

NASA has stopped trying to contact Deep Impact, the comet-pronging probe that in 2005 dropped an “impactor” the size of a coffee table onto comet Tempel-1. […]