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October 19, 2017

Meltwater From Glaciers May Have Flowed on Ancient Mars

A study suggests that past temperatures on Mars could have sometimes peaked just above freezing, allowing meltwater to carve out distinctive features. The wet past of […]
September 23, 2017

Regulus and it’s Rare Lunar Occultation

When the moon blocks three planets in a rare event. The rare event of “Lunar Occultation” happens once every twenty eight years and consists of a […]
July 14, 2017

Flying Cars and Casino-Themed Planes Are the Future of Flight, Says Airbus

Chief technology officer Paul Eremenko, speaking at a Hong Kong tech conference, speculated on emerging forms of air travel, including the company’s self-piloted flying car, the […]
May 9, 2017

The Air Force wants you to know about its secret robotic spacecraft, the X-37B

AS FOR WHAT IT DOES? THAT’S STILL UNSPECIFIED. The Air Force has a secret space robot called the X-37B. We know this because the Air Force […]
August 24, 2016

China unveils 2020 Mars mission probe and rover

China has given the world a first glimpse of its design for the space probe and rover it plans to use in its first mission to Mars. […]
July 7, 2016

China Is Launching the First Quantum Communication Satellite

The launch of the world’s first quantum communication satellite couldn’t come at a more symbolic time for China. This year marks the 50th anniversary of the […]
January 16, 2016

Researchers propose method for teleporting creatures' memories

Teleportation is one of those future technologies I wish for almost every day–and never more longingly as when I wait for the delayed crowded subway to […]
October 25, 2015

JESSICA U. MEIR (PH.D.)

Jessica Ulrika Meir (born July 1, 1977) is Assistant Professor of Anesthesia at Harvard Medical School, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, following postdoctoral research in comparative physiology […]
June 3, 2015

Chinese Astronauts Hope to Come aboard International Space Station, and End US Ban

In the fifteen years since the International Space Station has been in operation, this multi-nation venture has steadily advanced our understanding of science, from astronomy, to […]