Zane McDaniel

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NASA Tests Engine That Violates The Laws of Physics

NASA has tested an engine that does not use propellant – which violates the laws of physics.<p>Inventor Guiddo Fetta independently created the engine, …

The Great Attractor --"Exists Within an Immense Supercluster of 100,000 Galaxies" (Weekend Feature)

This new study also clarifies the role of the Great Attractor, a gravitational focal point in intergalactic space that influences the motion of our …

Nasa reveals plans to produce breathable air on Mars

Science fiction came one step closer to becoming reality after scientists announced their plans to introduce oxygen to Mars’ atmosphere.<p>After sending …

Distant planet has four suns

Were it possible to see the skies from this world, the four parent stars would look like one small sun and two very bright stars visible in the …

One Supernova Seen Four Times in Single Photo Due to Gravitational Lensing

Astronomers have captured the first photo of a single supernova showing up in four different places of a single image due to a phenomenon known as …

US satellite explodes and ESA assesses risk

A US Air Force weather satellite exploded in Earth orbit on February 3, scattering debris along its path. In a report by <i>Space.com</i>, Air Force and …

Space Exploration

Valve is showing us the Lamborghini of virtual reality tech, but it won't end there

Valve knew it needed to make a splash with its first entry into the virtual reality category, and based on the rumblings about the HTC Vive at GDC this year, it has succeeded in doing exactly that.<p>The final version of the hardware will offer two base stations, allowing you to walk around a …

Hands-on with the new Project Morpheus and Sony's amazing VR gun fight

The new version of Sony's Project Morpheus is the most comfortable virtual reality headset I have ever worn.<p>The straps move all the weight to the back of your head where it's hard to notice, and the front screen can move forward and backward on a sort of track, leaving plenty of room for your …

Soon, A Giant Balloon Could Leisurely Float You To The Edge Of Space

World View sets a new record in the quest to conquer the stratosphere<p>It’s a dream of many to visit the great wide vacuum that is outer space—but getting there can be pretty intense. You know, like the part where you have to strap yourself into a 60-ton rocket accelerating upward at 18,000 miles per …

NASA Delays Space Station Spacewalk by a Day to Finish Suit Check

Space<p>A series of upcoming spacewalks at the International Space Station will begin a day late. The first spacewalk by a pair of U.S. astronauts was supposed to occur Friday. But on Thursday, NASA bumped it to Saturday to complete a spacesuit investigation. The second spacewalk is now Wednesday; the …

March 2015

Evolve’s brilliant combat and MOBA-like design create a hunt worth dying for (review in-progress)

<i>Check out the finished review here.</i><p>It’s finally time to start carving each other up across the jungles of the planet Shear, the setting of futuristic sci-fi monster game Evolve.<p>Evolve, one of the most anticipated games of the past year, will release on the PlayStation 4, Xbox One and PC on Tuesday. …

MIT scientists analyze harmful electron-producing solar shockwave

Back in October 2013, two NASA probes were in the perfect position to observe a solar wave as it hit Earth’s magnetic field, gathering data on the …

NASA Is Making Parking Spots On The Space Station For Commercial Taxis

It's so hard to find a decent place to dock in low Earth orbit<p>The International Space Station is getting a makeover starting this week. On Friday, astronauts Barry “Butch” Wilmore and Terry Virts will conduct the first of a series of spacewalks to reconfigure the outside of the station to create …

Star Buzzed Earth During Neanderthal Times

Close encounters can hurl a cosmic hailstorm of comets, some of which might collide with Earth.<p>Seventy thousand years ago, when modern humans were on the verge of migrating from Africa and before Neanderthals died out, an alien star flew through the outer reaches of the solar system.<p>Passing less …

Winds Blasting From Black Holes Shut Down Star Growth

Astronomers catch hot gases streaming from a distant quasar and disrupting clouds where new stars form.<p>A black hole in a distant galaxy pumps out winds traveling at a blistering one-third the speed of light, giving astronomers the best evidence yet that black holes can both limit their own growth …