Early tomorrow morning, we will reach a new and exciting height in space exploration. Rosetta, a spacecraft from the European Space Agency, will be making a perilous landing on Comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko. Currently hurtling through deep space, Rosetta is in orbit around the Comet waiting on it’s command to launch the Philae lander. Launch to landing will […]
On tuesday we were reminded just how hard space flight can be. Luckily, this was an unmanned space flight headed to the International Space Station with supplies. This was the first of 10 planned space flights to refuel and restock the ISS and her crew. In total, a 2 billion dollar project. This one rocket […]
In this video Bj explains the math behind why the Ice Bucket Challenge was so successful and why we call it ‘viral’.
I don’t think it’s a surprise to anyone that one of the biggest requests from science fiction movie lovers is for scientists to finally make the hoverboard a reality. In this video you’ll find out a little about why that hasn’t happened yet and what technologies currently exist that might lead us there sooner than […]
The Hubble Space Telescope in 2003 pointed out into space at a dark little area adjacent to the moon. The pictures below show what is called eXtreme Deep Field, or XDF, it combines 10 years of Hubble telescope views from just one portion of the universe. Only the accumulated light gathered over so many observation sessions can […]