Report: New evidence suggests space rocks seeded life on Earth
By: Terrence Aym
NASA astronomers have notched up another victory in their continuing quest for extra-terrestrial life. For the first time the ingredients that make up life as we know it have been found in superhot meteorites. Amino acids inside meteorsThe new study—outlined in 20 research papers...
Questioning the viability of mining the moon
By: Lane Weinberg
If you’ve never seen the movie Moon with Sam Rockwell I suggest you go rent it and watch it. It addresses issues in both politics and space programs. Sam Rockwell plays Sam Bell, a lone minor at the only Lunar Base, which mines the...
By: Anthony Megna
The planet Mars has fascinated the human race for thousands of years. In fact, the word "Mars" is the Roman name for the god of war! Mars is also called the "red planet", because when the Romans named the planet it reminded them of blood...
Classifying radioactive decay
By: Stuart Henderson
A much debated subject is that of radioactivity. The danger that radioactivity can cause to the health of humans is a very large cause of concern. Hermann Muller was awarded the Nobel prize in 1946 for identifying the ability of radiation to mutate human genes...
By: Terrence Aym
Forget menacing, hulking robots...forget boring boxy factory robots...meet the pi4-workerbot. It's programmed to be amiable and the more work it has the more cheerful it becomes.pi4-workerbot. It's programmed to be amiable and the more work it has the more cheerful it becomes...
NASA unveils next generation astronaut - an android
By: Terrence Aym
NASA and contractor General Motors have officially unveiled the next-generation of space explorer, an android named Robonaut2 (R2).After the White House decided to scrub the Constellation Program that was to return US astronauts to the Moon and pave the way for a much-anticipated manned...
Facts about the Moon
By: Jose Juan Gutierrez
The Moon is the earth's natural satellite and the only astronomical body visited by humans; it is the brightest celestial body in the dark sky; at night, it reflects the light from the sun. The Moon is located at 238,328 miles; 384,400 km...
Energy from nuclear fusion
By: Stuart Henderson
The nuclear fusion of atoms has been a process well developed by the Universe. Indeed, it is the process by which stars burn and release their vast amounts of energy. It is the reason that you and I are able to exist. We owe a...
Is time travel possible?
By: Robert Tesla
Time Travel: Is it possible and safe for pets I know of no other more mystifying and thought provoking subject than time travel. To be able to save JFK, or place a large amount of cash on Secretariat, the subject has been expounded on in...
Organization reviews: SETI
By: Lane Weinberg
What exactly is SETI? The acronym stands for Search for Extraterrestrial Intelligence, and it is a pseudo-organization composed of various projects, which do indeed perform searches for otherworldly civilizations. At one point, in it's early years it was government funded, but as of late is...

 

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