Nikhil Viswanath

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What is the Attraction of a Space Station?

The International Space Station in 2012.<p>There has been an international crew aboard the International Space Station (ISS) since 2000. Why? What is it …

#Today in 1991, Galileo flew by asteroid 951 Gaspra giving the 1st up close view of an asteroid from 16,200 km http://t.co/Gac0WbMsrW

Oculus Rift: Mark Zuckerberg targets 50m-100m headset sales in 10 years

Facebook-owned virtual reality firm Oculus VR has sold more than 100,000 of its Oculus Rift headset’s developer kits, but the social network’s chief executive Mark Zuckerberg is aiming much higher.<p>“It needs to reach a very large scale – 50 million to 100 million units – before it will really be a …

Google is developing a cancer and heart attack-detecting pill

New ‘nanoparticle’ pill could detect signs of disease before it becomes a problem for pre-emptive treatment, monitored by a wrist-worn device<p>Google is working on a nanoparticle pill that could identify cancers, heart attacks and other diseases before they become a problem.<p>The pill would contain …

10 Images That Show Our Wildly Changing View of the Cosmos

Cosmigraphics, a coffee table book of the most incredible images in the history of astronomy, is out now.<p><i>Cosmigraphics</i>, a coffee table book of the most incredible images in the history of astronomy, is out now.