Tag: NASA

Earth’s water is older than the sun

Water Through Time Caption: This is an illustration of water in our Solar System through time from before the Sun’s birth through the creation of the planets. = Washington, D.C.—Water was crucial to the rise of life on Earth and is also important to evaluating the possibility of […]

Is that a Traffic Light on Mars?

  Thursday, 25 September 2014 With the now increased traffic in the Red Planet’s region – since India’s satellite reached Mars’s orbit Wednesday – a traffic light might just be what’s been missing. And it didn’t take long for one to be discovered. NASA’s Mars rover, the Curiosity, […]

US Agency new logo…. an Evil Octopus

    Friday, 06 December 2013 Billions of dollars annually are being used to fund operations conducted by the United States intelligence community, the likes of which allow the government to eavesdrop on emails, listen to world leaders’ phone calls and about everything in-between. One thing that budget […]

Scientists Baffled By Lack Of Sunspots

Monday, 11 November 2013 Something is up with the sun. Scientists say that solar activity is stranger than in a century or more, with the sun producing barely half the number of sunspots as expected and its magnetic poles oddly out of sync. The sun generates immense magnetic […]

Is Europa habitable?

Contact: Bill Schappert bschappert@liebertpub.com 914-740-2100 Mary Ann Liebert, Inc./Genetic Engineering News Defining the scientific goals of a NASA mission to explore Jupiter’s moon New Rochelle, NY, August 7, 2013—Europa, the ice-covered moon of the planet Jupiter, may be able to support life. NASA has commissioned a team of […]

Russia develops new-type spaceship

Vladimir Popovkin Photo: The Voice of Russia Russia is developing a principally new type of a spaceship for interplanetary flights, the head of the Roscosmos Space Agency told reporters on April 12, which is traditionally marked as Cosmonautics Day in Russia.  “We are already through with the technical […]

Mars has Front-Row Seat for 2014 Comet

Comet Siding Spring (C/2013 A1), discovered in January and now inbound from the Oort Cloud, promises to put on a spectacular show in October 2014 — for the spacecraft on and around Mars. . We’re just a couple weeks away from getting decent naked-eye views of Comet PanSTARRS, […]

Stolen NASA laptop contained private info on 10,000+ employees

By Stephen C. Webster Monday, December 17, 2012 15:55 EST                                              A laptop computer stolen from a vehicle of a NASA employee on Halloween contained sensitive, private information on more than 10,000 current and former NASA employees, an internal report revealed Monday. As a result of the loss, […]

Powerful nutrient cocktail can put kids with Crohn’s into remission

2009 study posted for filing Contact: George Hunka ghunka@aftau.org 212-742-9070 American Friends of Tel Aviv University Tel Aviv University researcher promotes liquid nutrition to combat inflammatory bowel disease Treating children with inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) usually involves the same steroids-based medication prescribed to adults. But such treatments can […]

Can we finally break the speed of light? Nasa breakthrough suggests Star Trek’s ‘warp drives’ may not only be possible – but practical

NASA suggests new model which could reduce energy  requirements for warp-speed travel from planet-sized to car-sized ‘Humble experiments’ in laboratory could  lead to faster-than-light travel By Eddie Wrenn PUBLISHED:04:13 EST, 18  September 2012| UPDATED:07:27 EST, 18 September 2012 As we take our virgin steps into space, there  is […]