Air & Space

Meteor Leaves 40-Foot Crater Near Managua’s Airport

  There was an unexpected crash landing near the international airport in the Nicaraguan capital over the weekend, but luckily no one was hurt:…


So what exactly is the Higgs Boson?

Stephen Hawking is claiming it can destroy the world. Other physicists say it can fill in the missing pieces in the modern physics. will…


From the Designer of Voyager’s Golden Record: a 21st century message to the cosmos

  Jon Lomberg, Emmy Award-winning  astronomical artist became famous for his many collaborations with Carl Sagan including the original Cosmos series and the creation…


Chile’s ALMA confirms that comets forge organic molecules in their atmospheres’

An international team of scientists working on  the Atacama Large Millimeter/sub-millimeter Array (ALMA) have released 3d composite images detailing how organic molecules are created inside…


USGS releases geologic map of Mars

New Mars Geology Map | U.S. Geological Survey Download Full 35MB Map (PDF): http://pubs.usgs.gov/sim/3292/ July 14, 2014: This global geologic map of Mars, which records…


#Apollo45: tell your story

  July 20th is the 45th Anniversary of the Apollo 11 moon landing. On July 8th,  Buzz Aldrin Enterprises launched a social media campaign…


NASA testing protoype rover that rides the underside of frozen lakes

Pasadena CA,   Engineers at the Jet Propulsion Laboratory mimicked martian landscapes by building the “Mars Yard;” complete with red rock obstacle courses meant…


Construction begins on Largest Telescope in the world: The European- Extremely Large Telescope (E-ELT)

On June 18th construction crews blew the top off of a Chilean mountain to make room for the world’s biggest telescope. In 2024 when…