The latest episode of Star Wars is now upon us and has unleashed a new era of science fantasy robots, or “droids” as they are known.
Category: Space Exploration
It looks like despite short stays, and very attentive medical care, astronauts age at a drastically accelerated pace… not just in one or two ways but across a broad spectrum of symptoms.
We’ve already taken baby steps out into the solar system. But cheap, affordable space travel would be revolutionary, heralding in technologies we haven’t even yet imagined.
The International Space Station is ‘filled with germs’.
So how close are we to actually sending people to Mars and having them survive on an inhospitable planet?
Salty streaks have been discovered on Mars, which could be a sign that salt water seeps to the surface in the summers.
A security expert discovered a critical flaw in the VxWorks, one of the most reliable real-time operating systems for the IoT also used by the Curiosity Rover.
The Girl Scouts of America made this short video about synthetic biology development engineer Elysse Grossi-Soyster as part of a series on female scientists and engineers.
This is an animated depiction of the novel SHEPHERD spacecraft concept on a mission to gently stop a small asteroid from spinning.
The challenge is to create an antenna and upgraded radio link to enable direct Earth communications but which also must fit on the next upcoming Mars rover mission, Mars2020.