Mars One to launch test mission
A Crater as an Abode for Life
Space-flown Jumping Spider 'Back-Flops' In Fly Hunt On Earth...
A Phiddipus johnsoni, or red-backed jumping spider (named Nefertiti), has returned from its time on the International Space Station. Its hunting skills were compromised when attempting to capture its prey, due to its readaptation to gravity on Earth.
Jellyfish born in space get vertigo on Earth
Jellyfish born in space have "massive vertigo" when they are brought to Earth, and apparently lack the gravity-sensing capabilities that their terrestrial cousins develop early on.
10 Terrifying Planets You Don't Want To Visit
Space exploration is a grand adventure. Its mystery has always captivated us and the inevitable discoveries to come will add to the many cosmological insig
The solar system is two million years older than we thought...and...
An ancient meteorite reveals the solar system is 4.5682 billion years old, 1.9 million years older than we thought. The difference seems insignificant, but it could mean our solar system was actually born in the blast furnace of a supernova. In order...
DOGHOUSE | NASA's Doing Something Right
Maybe I'm not comparing apples to apples here, but let's be honest, when it comes to fruit, apples are pretty lame. -Raf
Wringing out a washcloth in space
What happens when you wring a washcloth out in zero gravity? Something cool. Commander Hadfield is the best. I love when he cas
Missions to Mars and Nuclear Fusion
"We are much closer today to being able to send humans to Mars than we were to being able to send men to the moon in 1961, and we were there eight years later. Given the will, we could have humans on Mars within a decade." -Robert Zubrin Of all the p...