Source: The Boston News Written By: Theo Emery (AP Writer) Submitted by: Nina BOSTON –In a certain galaxy far, far away, fantasy — not physics — rules the frigid wasteland of Hoth and the infernos of Mustafar. Spaceships flit between planets, massive factories churn out robot and clone armies, and circuitry keeps alive the Empire’s […]
Source: Space.com Written By: Tariq Malik (Space.com Staff Writer) The International Space Station So Far: Five Years of Service, But Incomplete The International Space Station (ISS) hit a milestone for human spaceflight Wednesday, marking five years of continuous human habitation in Earth orbit.
Source: Yahoo News Written By: Deborah Zabarenko Pluto may have three moons, instead of one Pluto, that cosmic oddball at the far reaches of our solar system, may have three moons instead of one, scientists announced on Monday.
Source: Business Week Submitted by: Nina An international research group has published a catalog of human gene variations that promises to open dreamed-of realms of diagnosis and care
Source: Seattle pi Written By: Nicholas K. Geranios (The Associated Press) Submitted by: Lesmond Life beyond Earth likely to be alien to sci-fi fans Bad news, “Battlestar Galactica” fans: If there is life on other worlds, it probably doesn’t look like a swimsuit model.
Written by: Uncle Sam Here We Go Again! The longer I am on this planet the more I have come to appreciate the wisdom of Solomon. He stated nearly 3000 years ago that “there is nothing new under the sun.” That statement is very befitting to the current situation in today’s worldwide space program.
Source: Yahoo News & Live Science Military: New Aluminum Windows Stop .50-Caliber Bullet A new type of transparent armor made of aluminum could one day replace glass in military vehicles.
Technology group Forrester Research on Wednesday declared Blu-Ray, a new DVD format backed by electronics makers led by Sony Corp as the winner in a heated battle over next-generation DVD technology. [Read more…]
Source: NASA Written by: Uncle Sam When someone claims you’re as dense as a rock…stand proud..you come from good genes.
Source: Times Online Written By: Martin Rees Submitted by: Lesmond We haven’t had a signal yet. Could you try again? DOES ALIEN LIFE exist? This is one of the most fascinating questions in the whole of science. I’m hopeful that we’ll learn the answer by the end of this century. In earlier centuries, many believed […]
Source: Berkeley News Center Press Release Guest Contributor: radik Written by: Uncle Sam Researchers at the University of California, Berkeley, are now able to control the speed of light.
Source: Live Science Written By: Ker Than (Live Science Staff Writer) End of the World? Not Likely, Scientists Say The recent spate of natural disasters affecting the globe “might be” signs that the Biblical apocalypse is near, says Christian televangelist Pat Robertson.