November 27, 2012

Elon Musk Wants to Build 80,000-Person Mars Colony

Elon Musk doesn’t just want to send a person to Mars — he wants to send 80,000. According, the billionaire founder and CEO of the […]
November 27, 2012

Veteran Crew to take year long space flight

WASHINGTON — NASA, the Russian Federal Space Agency (Roscosmos), and their international partners have selected two veteran spacefarers for a one-year mission aboard the International Space […]
November 27, 2012

Understanding space suit technology

When Neil Armstrong set foot on the Moon’s surface in 1969, he was wearing a space suit developed by the US company ILC Dover, which is […]
November 27, 2012

What would you do with a Spy Satellite?

NASA has begun surveying scientists on what they would like to do with two Hubble-class space telescopes donated to the civilian space agency by its secretive sibling, the […]
November 26, 2012

Minecraft Mania!

Minecraft fans gather for Minecon in Paris Thousands of cheering, stamping, whooping fans. Pounding dance music. Slickly produced and edited videos. Dry ice machines. Spotlights sweeping […]
November 26, 2012

Sesame synchrotron is a flash of unity in Middle East

Amid rising tensions in one of the world’s most volatile regions, an audacious project to use science for diplomacy is taking shape in the heart of […]
November 25, 2012

'Call of Duty' Game Could Reshape Real Warfare

“Call of Duty: Black Ops 2” may achieve more than just becoming one of the biggest entertainment products of the year. The best-selling video game could […]
November 25, 2012

Time-lapse code wins Raspberry Pi contest

Software that turns a Raspberry Pi computer into a time-lapse camera has won a contest for teenage programmers.
October 30, 2012

Mars Methane Mystery: Curiosity Rover May Find New Clues

There’s growing buzz about data gleaned by NASA’s Mars rover Curiosity, specifically over the issue of methane detection on the Red Planet. On one hand, methane […]