More evidence that Earth collision formed Moon (via AFP) German scientists said Thursday that moon samples collected during the 1960s and 1970s have shown new evidence that the moon formed when a young Earth collided with another celestial body. The smashup between an early form of Earth and a planetary body…
The story of the first humans to fly involves two eccentric French brothers, lots of taffeta, a race against the French Academy of Science, King Louis XVI, Marie Antoinette, Benjamin Franklin, a scheming scientist, a nobleman, a rooster, duck, and a sheep.
China’s Jade Rabbit rover vehicle drove onto the moon’s surface on Sunday
Using the Hubble Space Telescope, scientists discovered Galaxy z8_GND_5296, which might’ve formed 13.1 billion years ago.
Seventy-five percent say NASA’s budget should be doubled to one percent of the federal budget to fund a mission to Mars and other initiatives.
an enormous hurricane churning at Saturn’s north pole has been captured by NASA’s Cassini spacecraft.
Bioengineers have devised a “genetic transistor” that mimics the classic three terminal transistor found in many electronic devices and computers.
the most massive neutron star that we know of and also an excellent laboratory for fundamental physics.”
Glenn engine’s cobalt ion stream will aim for an asteroid snare it like a Venus flytrap, then fire up the ion engines and haul into orbit around the moon.
subsurface scattering, explains why your hand has an orange glow when you hold it up to candlelight. The light passes through the skin and gets reflected out the other side.