Source: CNN Science and Space LAS CRUCES, New Mexico (AP) — Several thousand space enthusiasts swarmed to the city’s airport for a glimpse of a future in which you might just as easily book a rocket to space as you would a plane to Las Vegas.
Source: Scripps Howard News Service Written By: Keay Davidson (San Francisco Chronicle) Submitted by: Cougar Military examines ‘beaming up’ data, people Frustrated that terrorist kingpin Osama bin Laden is still on the loose nearly four years after the Sept. 11 attacks, a few military types and their scientific advisers are pondering a “what if” solution […]
Source: Live Science Written By: Robert Roy Britt (Live Science Managing Editor) Mariners have long told of rare nighttime events in which the ocean glows intensely as far as the eye can see in all directions. Fictionally, such a “milky sea” is encountered by the Nautilus in Jules Verne classic “20,000 Leagues Under the Sea.”
Source: Virgin Galactic During the EAA Air Venture aviation show Virgin Galactic gave a press conference and announced the signing of an agreement between the Virgin Group of companies and Scaled Composites to form a new aerospace production company. The Spaceship Company will build a fleet of commercial sub-orbital spaceships and launch aircraft. This new […]
Source: CNN Science & Space News Planet Xena’ has a sidekick: Gabrielle Scientists find moon circling ‘planet’ The astronomers who claim to have discovered the 10th planet in the Earth’s solar system have made another intriguing announcement: it has a moon.
Source: CNN Money Google gets some NASA space Partnership will focus on areas such as nanotechnology; terms of deal not disclosed.
Source: Space.com Written by: Leonard David (Senior Space Writer) Summit Science: Spirit Rover Has a Field Day on Mars After slipping, sliding and slowly crawling its way to the top of a summit in the Columbia Hills, the Spirit Mars rover is having a field day gathering science and snapping imagery from the vantage point. […]
Source: CNN Technology News Hollywood’s six major film studios Monday unveiled a technology venture to find new ways of protecting movies from illegal copying and distribution in black markets or over the Internet.
Source: CNN Space & Science News New Company Wants Mars Colony 4Frontiers Corp. wants to establish a human colony on Mars within 20 years.
Source: Live Science Guest Writer: Bjorn Carey The World’s Smallest Robot Researchers have built an inchworm-like robot so small you need a microscope just to see it.
Source: St. Petersburg Times Guest Writer: Kris Hundley (Times Staff Writer) Submitted by: Lesmond Eric Anderson’s company has taken two wealthy tourists on $20-million trips to the International Space Station using Russian equipment and launch pad.
For science fiction geeks everywhere, this may be the boon you’ve been waiting for. The BBC announced they will offer episodes of “Dr. Who” and Red Dwarf” for cell phones, thinking the geeks are early adopters. [Read more…]