Researchers believe they may have located the
rumored-yet-unconfirmed city of la Ciudad Blanca, the “White City”
thought to have been described by Hernan Cortez to...
About 78,000 people have applied to become Red Planet colonists
with the nonprofit organization Mars One since its application
process opened on April 22, officials...
Well, here’s one for the guy or girl who has everything.
AMHERST, N.H. – A New Hampshire auction house is offering an EKG
of Neil Armstrong’s...
I knew that! heh
Scientists have subjected Albert Einsteins famous theory of
gravity to its toughest real-world test so far—and it has
The theory, which was...
Europe’s Herschel space telescope has imaged one of the most popular subjects in the sky – the Horsehead Nebula – and its environs.
The distinctively shaped molecular gas cloud is sited some 1,300 light-years from Earth in the Constellation Orion. (more…)
Well, I am considering moving….
Aspiring astronauts and wannabe reality TV stars, take note: A nonprofit that aims to send the first human colonists to Mars by 2023 will start taking applications in July of this year.
An eye on the sky. Neat image at link.
The Thirty Meter Telescope has been under development for more
than a decade, but the sheer...
Damn and I was so counting on a real Riehl world one day.
There may not be an alien planet named Heinlein any time...
Cool. Photos at link below:
Photos captured from NASA’s Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter may
provide new clues about a Soviet spacecraft that mysteriously
vanished 40 years...
Graphics at link:
The visible brain has arrived — the consistency of Jell-O, as transparent and colorful as a child’s model, but vastly more useful.
Physicists announced on Wednesday that they have discovered the
most convincing evidence yet of the existence of dark matter – the
particles that are...
For the first time, doctors are reporting that they have
cured a child of HIV, the virus that causes AIDS.
The landmark finding will help scientists better understand
the nature of HIV, doctors say, and could potentially help
countless HIV-positive babies in developing countries.
“I’m sort of holding my breath that this child’s...