Nur Shafira

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Think You Can Measure An Invisible Asteroid?

If you're an amateur astronomer, or even just a night owl, today's citizen science project will definitely appeal.<p>The International Occultation Timing Association (IOTA) wants you to measure an invisible asteroid at around 2:06 am on Thursday EDT, March 20th. How can you measure something you can't …

Astronomy

Short on Water? Don’t Blame it on the Rain

The common refrain in media stories about water shortages is that they are caused by droughts. Don’t believe them.<p>Droughts don’t cause water shortages. People do.<p>The water shortages appearing with increasing frequency and intensity around the globe are, regretfully, poignant signs of our society’s …

The Week In Drones: North Korea Builds A Target, Rare Dolphin Video, And More

Keeping up with the droneses<p>Here's a roundup of the week's top drone news, designed to capture the military, commercial, non-profit, and recreational applications of unmanned aircraft.<p><b>Pentagon Reveals North Korean Drone</b><p>In a report by the Department of Defense on the North Korean military, there's a …

Cosmos is coming Sunday night

If you watch this three-minute long trailer for the new Cosmos without wanting to tune in to the whole series … you are made of sterner stuff than me.<p>…

No sign of Malaysia Airline wreckage; questions over stolen passports

There were few answers Sunday about the fate of Malaysia Airlines Flight 370, a day after contact was lost with the commercial jetliner en route from Kuala Lumpur to Beijing.<p>An aerial search resumed at first light, with aircraft searching an area of the South China Sea for any sign of where the …