A clever idea doesn’t pass muster – but offers good opportunities for hand-waving in a story
NASA is “committed” to landing the first woman and the “next man” on the moon by 2024 as part of the Artemis program (next stop Mars!). And as part of that program, unveile… Source: NASA unveiled a new spacesuit that’s flexible enough for dancing / Boing Boing
Amazing Stories wants Science Fiction. But what ‘is’ Science Fiction?
B&N’s buyer shares his picks for October
A theoretical paper has now become cause for serious study after observations of gravity waves provides proof that it may be possible to travel faster than light
This will wake you up!
Something enormous has happened in the past forty years: girls are finally reading stories about dragons and space travel. Source: Finding Science Fiction and Fantasy for Female Readers
Supermassive? Try ULTRAmassive for this black hole that’s at least 40 Billion times the mass of our sun
This super-Earth was just far onto the too hot side of the Goldilocks zone, supporting the theory that close orbiters can have their atmospheres blown off by their suns
What happens when two neutron stars collide? They make Gold!
A new set of exoplanets just 73 light years away could help us refine our search for habitable worlds
New techniques are allowing astronomers to look deeper into Jupiter’s atmosphere than ever before
Start saving now, it’s going to be one hell of an expensive vacation
As long as hydra stay near microscopic, it’s all good.
Humans need never be jealous of spider monkeys ever again
An aerospace company has developed a very Star Trek-sounding technology that may prove to be a crucial component of an emerging New Space industry
“Madness” is “a voyage of discovery that could open out onto a free state of higher consciousness, or hypersanity.” Well, it’s a theory anyway….
Artificial bone…whatever happened to that tech that used sterilized coral?
This one isn’t inflatable, but it is expandable.
A new theory reexamines the capabilities of neurobiology in developing AI learning
OK: we’ve got robots going to work on Mars; we’ve got inflatable habitats for space and for Mars. When is someone going to introduce inflatable Mars robots?
A new process uses emissions-less electricity to turn carbon dioxide into Formic acid, which can be used in fuel cells
Marscopter is Cool
Ever since the 60s we’ve known what was responsible. Godzilla. But do they listen? No, never, or at least not until AFTER Tokyo and Los Angeles get stomped – again!
Wow. And they’ve been telling us for ages that space is nearly empty
A cosmic (well, interplanetary anyway) right place at the right time
Will the locals have problems with the new Tardigrades moving in?
Contact lenses with autofocus and zoom capabilities!
When Heinlein wrote “Blowups Happen”, we don’t think he was referencing inflatable space habitats
Learn all about the ‘other’ Big Bang