There are a number of science fiction tropes that might come true at some point, but not necessarily within our lifetimes or near future. ...
SpaceX Launches a Falcon Heavy, recovers two booster cores on land and the central booster core at sea. SPECTACULAR launch
Huh. Space may not be as dangerous as we once thought!
Of course they were going to study what happens in the brain during an orgasm now that they have technology to do it.
Who'd have thought that heat might be a big factor in what takes place during a fusion reaction?
This looks like the device Mark Watney used to keep warm in The Martian
I say potato, you say snowman....
Thanks NASA. Every time some science review tells us something can't be done, a bunch of younger scientists work out how to prove them wrong. (I'm guessing they never heard of Trek's Genesis Machine.)
Home of the first breeder reactor, and home of the only deaths from working on reactors in the US
"We're a collection of cells..."
Though we've learn a lot about ourselves in the last two centuries, it's still clear there's much we don't know.
Does this research include avoiding O'Leary's Cow Syndrome (the propensity to kick over flaming lanterns in straw-filled barns?)
The Puppeteers have been trying to keep this a secret, like, forever!
Quantum messaging: It's like getting letters from Schroedinger's Cat
Titan has the same hydrolic processes as the Earth, only it uses ethane and methane instead of water
While we're not finding too many "Earths", we sure are finding some strange planets
and nestled among the mounds of green cheese are glittery diamonds....
Backpacking the Solar System? Here are the giant canyons, giant volcanoes and other sights you won't want to miss.
We'll need a game changer if we're going to mine those asteroids
NASA moving ahead to develop probe
Can volcanoes be used to cool the planet?
RZ Piscium - eater of worlds. A star in the constellation Pisces provides a view into early planetary formation,
Hayabusa 2 arrives at Ryuga!
Diamonds found in the desert reveal interesting clues about the early solar system
Now we know where some "rogue" planets come from
Reflections on Blade Runner's Roy batty, on the occasion of his birthday.
Campbell's novel - The Moon is Hell - may finally have been rendered obsolete by these new findings.
Science Fiction often doesn't age well. A galactic positioning system would put paid to quite a few favorite tales.
Why investigate small bodies? They likely delivered the building blocks for life to the Earth.