July 25, 2015 - Space has been big in the news in the last week. From the latest Pluto images to the discovery of a potential Earth-twin exoplanet, to new observations about the bright spots on the dwarf planet/asteroid Ceres, to Curiosity's latest findings.
July 21, 2015 - In an update sent out by the company yesterday, SpaceX described the events pertaining to the 19th launch of its Falcon 9 rocket which blew up in a second stage mishap at 2 minutes, 19 seconds into the flight on July 2, 2015.
July 15, 2015 - The first close up of Pluto shows a mountainous surface some reaching a height of more than 3,330 meters (about 11,000 feet).
July 4, 2015 - To all my American readers a happy 4th of July. As a researcher bent on understanding the future and where humanity is going I seldom think about this within a cosmological context. But there are a whole bunch of people who called cosmologists and they have given us the Big Bang, the expanding Universe, and the big physics that governs how it all works.
July 3, 2015 - For humans to successfully endure a voyage to Mars and back NASA wants to have a better picture of where to land. So they want to deploy an airplane to fly over the surface.
June 25, 2015 - For future astronauts on Deep Space missions, a technology developed at University of California, could prove the difference between life and death.
June 19, 2015 - For sometime now as robot rovers and Martian orbiters study the geology of our neighbouring planet we have learned about its past. Mars some 4 billion or more years ago may have been warm and wet with an ocean covering much of the planet's northern hemisphere.
June 8, 2015 - Why would anyone want to put a human habitation on the "dark side" of the Moon? Well for one thing it really isn't dark.