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NASA Wants to Make a C-3PO to Help Colonize Mars, But That May Not Be a Super Idea

What is your favorite space robot? How about stalwart Opportunity, still doing Martian science 11 years after its mission was supposed to end? …

Two MIT students lay out the facts about why the Mars One mission is bogus

YouTube/Mars One<p>Two MIT engineering students just faced off with a private company that wants to send people on a one-way trip to Mars — and one …

Mars

'How We'll Live on Mars': Q&A with Author Stephen Petranek

Stephen Petranek, an award-winning journalist and technology forecaster, thinks people will be living on Mars within 20 years.<p>Petranek states his …

Lunar Pit Stop? Mars-Bound Astronauts May Refuel Near Moon

Humanity's most efficient path to Mars includes a pit stop near the moon, a new study suggests.<p>Mars-bound crewed spacecraft should launch with just …

Living in Space Saps Your Immune System

Yet another problem with keeping humans alive in microgravity.<p>If there's one thing worse than getting sick, it's getting sick millions of miles from home. Unfortunately for Earth's vanguard of Martian explorers, that very well could be what's in store.<p>NASA researchers have just completed the first …

Mars Facts: Life, Water and Robots on the Red Planet

Mars is the fourth planet from the sun. Befitting the red planet's bloody color, the Romans named it after their god of war. The Romans copied the …

Mars

3D-Printed Bubble House Made for Mars

Last week, NASA announced the top 30 finalists for their 3D-Printed Habitat Challenge.<p>The contest is meant to encourage innovation in the area of …

How We’ll Live on Mars

The latest on efforts to create a self-sustaining colony on Mars—a process that may begin as early as 2027. Interplanetary species, here we come!<p>In …

Can You Drink The Water On Mars?

For years, scientists thought the Earth was unique in that it was the only body in our solar system to harbor water. Well, the more we explore, the …

The 50 best private colleges in America

We then combined those results with each school's average SAT score from College Board and the median starting salary from PayScale to come up with the final ranking. You can read the full methodology here.<p>Here, we've narrowed down our results to look at the best private colleges in the country.

College & University

So Many Games!

The Forbes video games contributors so a mind-numbing number of games at the 2015 Electronic Entertainment Expo in Los Angeles. Here are the one's we're excited about.

Microsoft details November’s redesigned, backward compatibility-adding Xbox One update

Your Xbox One is going to have a lot of new features soon.<p>Microsoft detailed on Xbox Wire everything it’s adding to the console via a November system update. Notably, the Xbox One will support backward compatibility with over 100 Xbox 360 games. You’ll be able to use Xbox One features like …

Your High School Math Performance May Predict Your Future Salary

Students who complete higher levels of math in high school experience lower rates of unemployment and receive higher salaries, on average, than their less-accomplished peers, according to new research from the Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland.<p>Using data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics, former …

High School

To Get The Hottest Job On Wall Street, You Have To Be Much More Than Good At Math

It seems like every young person on Wall Street wants to end up in private equity these days — great pay, interesting projects, and often smaller, more close knit companies are making the space very attractive.<p>This means fierce competition.<p>So what's going to set you apart in an interview? According …

Wall Street

The 10 Best Jobs For People Who Love Math

To find out which jobs offer the best opportunities for people who love math, we analyzed CareerCast's list of the top 200 occupations in 2013 and pulled out those jobs that require analytical math skills.<p>CareerCast, a job search site, measured the stress, physical demands, and both the current and …

National Parks

Will Studying Math Make You Richer?

A Fed study says yes. You should be smart enough to be skeptical—especially if you studied math.<p>Students who advance further in high school math have higher wages and are less likely to be unemployed, according to a new study from the Cleveland Fed. So when Noah Smith and Miles Kimball say there is …

On mission to Mars, stress management is key

NASA has spent decades tracking the stress of its astronauts, as part of an effort to maximize productivity in space. Crew members who are bored, …

The Future of Construction in Space

Late this year or early next, NASA will build an addition to the International Space Station, increasing the orbital laboratory’s size from eight …

Space Exploration