Japan’s space agency has released stunning new photos and video of a distant asteroid’s rocky surface that were captured by two small rovers. On Friday, the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency's (JAXA)
Researchers at the University of Tokyo were expecting to create a strong magnetic field, but they got a lot more than they were bargaining for. Earlier this year, researchers at the University of Tokyo
Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada Imagine if you could gather thousands of writers in a circle to discuss one question. What would optimist Thomas L. Friedman say about intervening in Syria, for example?
Written by Andrea Lo, CNNHong Kong Coming soon: a nation in space for humans. Named after a Norse mythological city of the skies, Asgardia is open to all residents on planet earth and it doesn't cost to
There’s a reason that “rocket science” is the gold standard metaphor for complex, difficult tasks. Rockets are finicky creatures as likely to blow up as they are to work — something SpaceX learned the
The Nobel Prize in Physics for 2016 has been awarded to three theoretical researchers for their insights into the odd behavior of matter in unusual phases, like superconductors, superfluid films and some
Tech billionaire Elon Musk is convinced that humans must colonize Mars with a million people if humanity is to survive long term. To that effect, he almost went broke funding his aerospace company SpaceX
SpaceX's winning streak went up in a ball of fire and a puff of smoke in September. Image source: U.S. 45th Space Wing. Americans love to cheer for an underdog. So let me preface today's column with a