Brittany Snell

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Boeing and SpaceX Aren't Going Anywhere Without Biotechnology

Image source: Getty Images.<p>Elon Musk has captured our imaginations by releasing plans to put humans on Mars by 2022 and establish a colony of 1 million individuals as soon as the 2060's. SpaceX seems to have worked out a lot of the logistics: fleets of up to one thousand spacecraft in Earth orbit, …

Comments of the Week #129: From the impossible physics of warp drive to photonic time

“Put two ships in the open sea, without wind or tide, and, at last, they will come together. Throw two planets into space, and they will fall one on …

Live From The International Space Station!

The International Space Station (ISS) is a habitable satellite that was launched on October 31 2000 and has had continued human occupation ever …

Autopilot in Tesla Model X helps driver get safely to a hospital

A Missouri man might not have made it safely to the hospital without the aid of his Tesla Model X’s self-driving features (via Slate). Joshua Neally, the 37-year old Model X owner, was on the way home from his law firm after work when he was struck by a pulmonary embolism. Neally allowed the …

The Animal Connection: Why Do We Keep Pets?

Pets are popular family members. / iStock image.<p><i>Ed. Note: Another favorite this Friday about those furry members of our family—no, not your Grandpa</i> …

The Jet Propulsion Laboratory, which takes on Nasa’s most ambitious missions, runs a studio where a mix of design and engineering creates stunning results<p>If you’ve marveled at space news recently, there’s a good chance it’s thanks to the Jet Propulsion Laboratory. This arm of Nasa is responsible …

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LIGO’s black holes may be dark matter

The black holes that produced the first detected gravitational waves may have exotic origins in the early universe.<p>When the Advanced Laser …

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University of Miami<p>Dr. Kareem graduated from the University of Miami with a Doctorate in Physical Therapy in 2007. He has been a licensed Physical …