Nicholas Aaron Suttle

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Gunmen in Pakistan kill 43 in attack on bus carrying religious minority

<b>Islamabad, Pakistan (CNN) —</b> Gunmen on motorbikes attacked a bus carrying members of a religious minority in the southern Pakistani city of Karachi on Wednesday, killing 43 people and wounding 19 others, hospital officials said.<p>Six attackers used 9 mm pistols to shoot at the people on the bus, …

Dawn of an Era: Remembering Shuttle Columbia’s Maiden Launch

Thirty-four years ago, today, at dawn, Columbia roared into orbit, heralding the dawn of a new era in U.S. space exploration. Photo Credit: NASA, via …

Space Exploration

The Most Extreme Human Spaceflight Records

On April 12, 1961, humanity became a spacefaring species when cosmonaut Yuri Gagarin blasted into orbit on a 108-minute flight high above Earth.<p>So …

NASA Probe Circles Mars for 1,000th Time

NASA's Mars-studying MAVEN spacecraft notched a spaceflight milestone this week — its 1,000th orbit of the Red Planet.<p>MAVEN (short for Mars …

Japan tries to make password security sexy by resorting to manga tropes

'Taking your password this lightly is dangerous, m’lady.'<p>Cereal boxes have proven how effective cartoon characters can be in communicating with the young, and Japan's government is also getting in on the act by recruiting a set of typical manga characters to be its latest spokespeople. In a new …

Death in space: The ethics of dealing with astronauts’ bodies.

<i>This article is part of Future Tense, a collaboration among</i> <i>Arizona State University</i><i>,</i> <i>New America</i><i>, and Slate. Future Tense explores the ways emerging</i> …

Space Science

Diverse destinations considered for new interplanetary probe

Search for Alien Life Should 'Follow the Methane,' Scientists Say

In the search for life beyond Earth, the mantra has usually been, "Follow the water." But now, scientists say it may be possible for a waterless …