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February 14, 2013

Outer Space Decor for Children

So you want a room that’s out of this world for your child but not out of your budget and you need some help and inspiration. […]
February 14, 2013

Scifi-SciFact #6: Deathrace 2000 (1975): How about that robotic hand?

How many times have you been driving and you see someone on the side of the road, or a bicyclist getting in the way and yell […]
February 14, 2013

‘Young’ black hole is nearby, NASA says; doorway to a new universe?

Asteroid 2012 DA14 is bearing down on Earth, rattling nerves and making sci-fi fans’ eyes light up.  But the cool science news doesn’t stop there. Researchers […]
February 13, 2013

NASA's New Spaceship Tech Could Help Take Astronauts to Mars

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. —The new spaceflight technology behind NASA’s new deep-space capsule could one day take astronauts to Mars, space agency officials say. NASA showcased its […]
February 13, 2013

AMAZING Footage of a Satellite Deployment in Space

On Monday, Feb. 11, 2013, NASA launched the Landsat Data Continuity Mission into orbit. After testing and checkout it will be renamed Landsat 8, handed off to the […]
February 13, 2013

New Poll: Americans Expect A Human Mission To Mars In 20 Years

Here’s some optimistic news: 71 percent of Americans are confident humans will get to Mars in 20 years, according to a new poll. Here’s some disappointing news: […]
February 12, 2013

Stand on Mars Next to the Curiosity Rover With This Incredible Panorama

Over the weekend, NASA’s Curiosity rover successfully drilled into the surface of Mars and collected its first sample from the interior of a rock. With this incredible interactive […]
February 12, 2013

The Real Tech Behind Flying Saucers

Coanda Effect In the early 1900s Romanian researcher Henri Coanda proved airflow sticks to a gently curved surface. This simple principle is a central tenet of […]
February 11, 2013

Help Astronomers Name Pluto’s Tiniest Moons

It won’t be long before Pluto’s smallest moons, now called P4 and P5, are given names worthy of their association with the god of the underworld. […]