space




Lookout!

On Sept. 23, 2011 NASA’s decommissioned Upper Atmosphere Research Satellite (UARS) — a “bus sized” object, decommissioned in 2005 — re-entered the Earth’s atmosphere and…



Space robots!

Androids have long been the holy grail of sci-fi, and it seems like we’re one step closer to achieving our space race era dreams. NASA…


Politics: the final frontier

NASA has been all over the map for the past few years — cancelling one program only to start another, only to be later cancelled…


Plasma Rockets

It’s been 38 years since humans last stepped foot on a planet other than this pale blue dot. Now, with new technology being developed at…



Science briefs

Bad driving — damn genetics! Researchers at the University of California, Irvine have discovered that people with a genetic variation may be predisposed to being…