Thursday, September 3, 2015
A Soyuz spacecraft with three astronauts successfully launched towards the International Space Station on Wednesday, marking the 500th manned launch in space travel history.
Monday, August 31, 2015
Dr. Oliver Sacks, whose books like "The Man Who Mistook His Wife For a Hat" probed distant ranges of human experience by compassionately portraying people with severe and sometimes bizarre neurological conditions, has died. He was 82.
Sunday, August 30, 2015
Six people shut themselves inside a dome for a year in Hawaii on Friday, in the longest U.S. isolation experiment aimed at helping NASA prepare for a pioneering journey to Mars.
U.S. Defense Secretary Ash Carter announced Friday that the U.S. Defense Department is funding a new venture to develop cutting-edge electronics and sensors that can flex and stretch and could be built into clothing or the skins of ships and aircraft.
Saturday, August 29, 2015
Scientific studies about how people act or think can rarely be replicated by outside experts, said a study Thursday that raised new questions about the seriousness of psychology research.
Friday, August 28, 2015
In half a century of space travel more than 500 people have glimpsed the Earth from the unique vantage point of the cosmos, yet no black African has been among them.
Thursday, August 27, 2015
Cima NanoTech Inc., a U.S.-based developer of transparent conductive film solutions, announced that it has entered into a joint venture with Foxconn Technology Group (富士康) to deliver components for large format touch screens.
Wednesday, August 26, 2015
High above the crowded streets of Addis Ababa, among fields where farmers lead oxen dragging wooden ploughs, sits Ethiopia's space program.
Tuesday, August 25, 2015
It's not what U.S. northeasterners want to hear: The Farmer's Almanac is predicting another rough winter for the U.S. Northeast.