Science fiction’s favorite method for exploring the universe, most recently in the movie Interstellar, won't be easy. As a curious species, humans have long dreamed of traveling to the farthest depths
A weak theory about a strong plane. Following the downing of Malaysian Airlines flight MH17 over separatist-held eastern Ukraine, Russian state-owned media started focusing a lot on a strange little plane.
The Dragon V2 Capsule can carry humans, dock with the ISS, and land on its own. Last night, SpaceX unveiled the Dragon V2 capsule, destined to eventually carry astronauts to the International Space Station.
Been missing out on your dose of warring armies, unruly dragons and cunning courtiers? Fans of hit TV show Game of Thrones can rest easy - Series Four of HBO’s adaptation of George RR Martin’s fantasy
And it's actually (relatively) nearby This is poor, unfortunate Ceres. Discovered in 1801, it was at first called a planet, then soon classified as an asteroid, and recently as a dwarf planet, not quite
[Photograph: Whisky on Shutterstock] It's time for another entry in our cocktail-glossary series. Today, I'll be clearing up some terms related to Scotch whisky production. Having trouble remembering difference
Nixie watches are nothing new – Woz wears one sometimes – but these glowing tubes, originally designed in the 1970s for heavy-duty industrial displays, are hard to power and hard to maintain. However,
Voyager 1 has officially entered interstellar space. How long will the spacecraft have power? When might it reach another star? The NASA team answered these questions and more on Reddit. NASA announced
A spy plane, an intelligence agency, and the magical logic of conspiracy theories all made an American legend. Yesterday the CIA declassified a 400-page document about Area 51, the secret facility in Nevada
What creates mysterious circles on the seafloor? No, it’s not aliens of the deep—it’s actually pufferfish hoping to snag a mate, a new study says. Divers first noticed the 6.5-foot-wide (2-meter-wide)
Yesterday the internet was abuzz with talk about UFOs and the Roswell incident, which took place 66 years ago this week. Discovering life beyond Earth has always been considered by some to be the holy