Air & Space

This is an artist's rendering of the European Extremely Large Telescope.     Photo: Ars Electronica/Flickr

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…


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Elon Musk on Colonizing Mars

Dr. Crystal Dilworth engages in a fireside chat with space entrepaneaur Elon Musk as well as computational neuroscientists Philip Low. Special thanks to David…


Large scale projection through the Illustris volume at z=0, centered on the most massive cluster, 15 Mpc/h deep. Shows dark matter density overlaid with the gas velocity field.

The Illustris Project: Mapping the Evolution of the Universe

      The Illustris project is a set of large-scale cosmological simulations, including the most ambitious simulation of galaxy formation yet performed. The…


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Veritasium: Why go back to the Moon?

YouTube sensation Veritasium speaks with Bob Richards, CEO of Moon Express, at the NASA Ames Research Center to find out how and why he…


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B612 Saving Earth from an Asteroid Strike

The B612 Foundation is a private organization committed to protecting the earth from asteroid strikes. They just released this animation, demonstrating why they are…