Science & Space

New Nuclear Engine Could Power Deep-Space Exploration

New Nuclear Engine Could Power Deep-Space Exploration

Researchers have tested a small prototype of a nuclear-reactor engine design that could one day power deep-space exploration probes.
Astronomers discover gigantic diamond planet

Astronomers discover gigantic diamond planet

Orbiting a star that is visible to the naked eye, astronomers have discovered a planet twice the size of our
A Mexican doctor rehydrates corpses to aid in identification

A Mexican doctor rehydrates corpses to aid in identification

Alejandro Hernández Cárdenas took a scorched-looking, decomposed head and five stiff, bloated hands and gently submerged them in his secret
‘Colossal’ telescope can see more of the universe than ever before

‘Colossal’ telescope can see more of the universe than ever before

In the remote Australian outback, scientists have launched the world’s fastest radio telescope which will exponentially increase astronomers’ ability to
Earth’s magnetic field long overdue for a reversal

Earth’s magnetic field long overdue for a reversal

When a reversal does eventually happen, we have a good idea of what it will and won’t do — both
Lab-Made Eggs Raise New Fertility Options

Lab-Made Eggs Raise New Fertility Options

GAUTAM NAIK Wall Street Journal Japanese scientists have made viable mouse eggs in a laboratory dish, an advance that may
Meet the girl, 12, with an IQ of 162 – more than Einstein & Hawkings

Meet the girl, 12, with an IQ of 162 – more than Einstein & Hawkings

Olivia Manning, from Liverpool, managed to get a whopping score in an IQ test of 162 – well above the
Astronomers assume aliens are more open to solar power than

Astronomers assume aliens are more open to solar power than

The first U.S. presidential debate of 2012 took place on the evening of Wednesday, October 3. Energy policies were discussed
$1 Billion Plan: Team to drill down to the Earth’s mantle

$1 Billion Plan: Team to drill down to the Earth’s mantle

A $1 billion mission to retrieve the first ever fresh samples of our planet’s mantle has been proposed. The Integrated
Russian boy stumbles on a 30,000-year-old giant Mammoth

Russian boy stumbles on a 30,000-year-old giant Mammoth

An 11-year-old Russian boy, taking a stroll with his dog on Sopochnaya Cape in Taimir Peninsula, Siberia, had stumbled upon
‘Star Trek’ fusion impulse engine in the works

‘Star Trek’ fusion impulse engine in the works

There’s a hierarchy of “Star Trek” inventions we would like to see become reality. We already have voice-controlled computers and
NASA considering a space station beyond the Moon

NASA considering a space station beyond the Moon

Reports indicate that NASA wants to build a space station beyond the far side of the Moon.
New Technology Should Be Presumed Illegal Until Congress Says Otherwise

New Technology Should Be Presumed Illegal Until Congress Says Otherwise

By Mike Masnick One of the reasons why we live in such an innovative society is that we’ve (for the
Asteroid Dust Could Fight Climate Change on Earth

Asteroid Dust Could Fight Climate Change on Earth

Charles Choi Live Science.com To combat global warming, scientists in Scotland now suggest an out-of-this-world solution — a giant dust
Newly-Discovered Comet May Outshine The Moon

Newly-Discovered Comet May Outshine The Moon

A newly-discovered comet should become one of the brightest lights in the sky – even outshining the Moon, according to
Secret Maps Of The Ancient World: Our Earth Before The Last Pole Shift?

Secret Maps Of The Ancient World: Our Earth Before The Last Pole Shift?

Researcher Charlotte Harris Rees discusses Asian maps dating as far back as 4,000 years ago that show the coastlines of
NASA team to fly to space to ‘save’ Earth from asteroid

NASA team to fly to space to ‘save’ Earth from asteroid

Major Tim Peake, a British astronaut is part of a NASA team due to fly to investigate one of the
Tesla Motors New Supercharger Enables Long Distance Driving  For Free?

Tesla Motors New Supercharger Enables Long Distance Driving For Free?

MarketWire.com Tesla Motors today unveiled its highly anticipated Supercharger network. Constructed in secret, Tesla revealed the locations of the first