14-226_0
Science and Astronomy

NASA’s Spitzer Telescope Witnesses Asteroid Smashup

By On August 28, 2014

NASA‘s Spitzer Space Telescope has spotted an eruption of dust around a young star, possibly the result of a smashup between large asteroids. This type of collision can eventually lead to the… Read More

sls1-sm
Mars

NASA Completes Key Review of World’s Most Powerful Rocket in Support of Journey to Mars

By On August 27, 2014

NASA officials Wednesday announced they have completed a rigorous review of the Space Launch System (SLS) — the heavy-lift, exploration class rocket under development to take humans beyond Earth orbit and to… Read More

heic1418a-sm
Astronomy

NASA Telescopes Uncover Early Construction of Giant Galaxy

By On August 27, 2014

Astronomers have uncovered for the first time the earliest stages of a massive galaxy forming in the young Universe. The discovery was made possible through combining observations from the NASA/ESA Hubble Space… Read More

Merging galaxies in the distant Universe through a gravitational
Science and Astronomy

Scientists uses Cosmic Lens to view most distant Merging Galaxies

By On August 26, 2014

Using the Atacama Large Millimeter/submillimeter Array (ALMA), and many other telescopes on the ground and in space, an international team of astronomers has obtained the best view yet of a collision that… Read More

large-sun
Astronomy

Researchers have created a 3D model of the Sun: from the core to the surface

By On August 26, 2014

A team at the Astrophysics, Instrumentation and Modeling Laboratory (CEA/CNRS/Université Paris Diderot) has successfully modeled, in 3D, the effects of gravity waves in an extremely comprehensive simulation of the Sun, from its… Read More

change3-rover
Space

China is sending a robotic rover to the Moon to bring back rock and soil

By On August 25, 2014

China has been developing a Lunar landing craft that will land on the Moon in 2017 if all goes as planned. The lander will be equipped with instruments that will collect rock… Read More

rosetta-approach
Science and Astronomy

Rosetta Probe has successfully initiated orbit with Comet 67P

By On August 6, 2014

After 12 years the ESA Rosetta Probe has established a successful orbit around a giant boulder in space. This is an historic occasion, this is the first time humanity has made orbit with a Comet. It’s… Read More

Tesla Model S Charging
Tech

Tesla Motors and Panasonic have signed agreement to build Gigafactory

By On August 1, 2014

Panasonic Corporation and Tesla Motors, Inc. have signed an agreement that lays out their cooperation on the construction of a large-scale battery manufacturing plant in the United States, known as the Gigafactory.… Read More

eso1423a-sm
Science and Astronomy

ALMA Finds Double Star with Weird and Wild Planet-forming Discs

By On July 31, 2014

Astronomers using the Atacama Large Millimeter/submillimeter Array (ALMA) have found wildly misaligned planet-forming gas discs around the two young stars in the binary system HK Tauri. These new ALMA observations provide the… Read More

opportunity-25
Mars

Mars Opportunity rover passes 25 miles driven mark, setting new record

By On July 29, 2014

NASA‘s Opportunity Mars rover, which landed on the Red Planet in 2004, now holds the off-Earth roving distance record after accruing 25 miles (40 kilometers) of driving. The previous record was held… Read More

Roscosmos
Mars

The space race for Mars is heating up. Russia confirms green light for super heavy lift rocket amid nuclear treaty talks.

By On July 29, 2014

It has been reported that Russia said to be on point of leaving 1987 treaty, after Obama administration said it violated the accord with tests of R-500 Federal Space Program (FSP) Roscosmos chief… Read More

esa
Science and Astronomy

New mass map of a distant galaxy cluster is the most precise yet

By On July 28, 2014

Astronomers using the NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope have mapped the mass within a galaxy cluster more precisely than ever before. Created using observations from Hubble’s Frontier Fields observing programme, the map shows… Read More

Tesla-Model-S-Dash-620x373
Tech

Tesla Model S has software security flaw allowing doors to be unlocked by remote access

By On July 19, 2014

Tesla Motors Inc’s flagship Model S electric car has numerous system vulnerabilities that could let car doors be unlocked giving remote access to various controls, researchers at security firm Qihoo 360 Technology… Read More

Supercharger Tesla Motors
Tech

Tesla Motors gets the go ahead to open dealerships in Pennsylvania

By On July 14, 2014

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) – Gov. Tom Corbett has signed legislation allowing Tesla to open five dealerships in Pennsylvania. Tesla pushed for the bill, signed last week by Corbett, because its business model… Read More

inspiration mars capsule
Mars

Life On Mars? Perhaps in the Near Future

By On July 9, 2014

While there was considerable interest in (and robust government funding for) space travel in the mid 20th century, technology has evolved so rapidly over the decades that in the dawn of the… Read More