Science/Space

New LCD technology could triple sharpness of today’s TVs

- Feb 5, 2017 10:22pm AST

Scientists have developed a new “blue-phase” liquid crystal technology that triples sharpness of that offered on today’s conventional LCDs. The…

FPS video games don’t make you better shooters in real life

- Jan 22, 2017 11:12pm AST

Just in case you’re 13 years old and played hundreds of hours of COD hoping to improve your real life…

SpaceX launches first 10 of 70 Iridium NEXT satellites into space

- Jan 14, 2017 3:14pm AST

After a perfect launch and secondary booster recovery mission, SpaceX has gone on to deliver the first 10 of at…

SpaceX successfully lands another Falcon 9 rocket on a sea barge

- Jan 14, 2017 2:17pm AST

SpaceX is back at it again after having to pause their rocket program after an explosion 4 months ago. After…

If you didn’t believe global warming is an issue, here’s the visual proof

- Nov 3, 2016 11:27pm AST

It’s no surprise that the polar ice caps grow and melt depending on the time of year, but record global…

Here’s what a category 4 hurricane looks like from space

- Oct 4, 2016 2:03am AST

For those living in the Caribbean, Hurricane Matthew should ring a bell as Haiti, Cuba, and The Bahamas are currently…

Chinese Space Station out of control and falling back to Earth

- Sep 21, 2016 10:35pm AST

The China Manned Space Engineering (CMSE) team has announced that they have officially lost contact with the out of control…

MIT develops system that can read closed books

- Sep 13, 2016 6:08am AST

They always say, “Never judge a book by its cover”, but it looks like MIT may slowly be breaking that…

Hold up, alien hunters. Extraterrestrial signal may not be that interesting after all

- Aug 30, 2016 8:28pm AST

The Internet went into a frenzy yesterday after news surfaces that astronomers discovered a mysterious and strong signal coming from…

SpaceX does it again, sticking yet another rocket landing

- Jul 18, 2016 10:37pm AST

Damn, SpaceX, back at it with those rocket landings! The SpaceX team has once again successfully landed a Falcon 9…

NASA’s Hubble Space Telescope gets 5 more years of funding

- Jun 27, 2016 9:47pm AST

While most satellites have an average lifespan of 10-15 years, NASA’s Hubble Space Telescope (HST) has pushed past 26 years…

SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket crashes on landing yet again

- Jun 18, 2016 2:17am AST

The SpaceX team have once again run into technical problems, resulting in yet another crash of a Falcon 9 rocket…

SpaceX aces yet another drone ship landing

- May 28, 2016 3:39am AST

The folks at SpaceX have done it yet again, landing a Falcon 9 rocket booster without incident on a barge…

India shuttle launch cost less than Kim Kardashian’s wedding

- May 25, 2016 12:46am AST

If you haven’t heard by now, the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) launched a scale-model shuttle 43 miles above Earth…

Scientists aiming to bring the dead back to life

- May 16, 2016 12:40am AST

Scientists have won approval to experiment on brain dead patients in hopes of bringing them back to life. Sounds like…

Scientists invent battery that could last a lifetime

- Apr 25, 2016 12:43am AST

For years, scientists have been trying to use nanowires to create batteries because of their larger surface area and higher…

Dyson Airblades actually spread germs 1,300 times more that paper towels

- Apr 15, 2016 12:15am AST

Turns out those fancy Dyson dryers are actually doing a bit more harm that good as they say. According to…

Kepler spacecraft in trouble after entering emergency mode

- Apr 10, 2016 3:36pm AST

The Kepler spacecraft is once again in trouble after NASA detected that the unit went into Emergency Mode (EM) on…

SpaceX finally landed a rocket on a drone ship, marking an important milestone for space flight

- Apr 9, 2016 12:50am AST

SpaceX made history today after they were able to successfully land a Falcon 9 rocket on a drone ship in…

Saying goodbye to Iridium flares?

- Apr 4, 2016 11:57pm AST

Back in 1997, Iridium Communications launched a network of 66 communication satellites into low earth orbit (LEO) over a 6…