Mars Cubesats Make History with Deep-Space Maneuver...
Over the past week, NASA's tiny MarCO-A and MarCO-B spacecraft have been firing their onboard thrusters to refine their course toward Mars. No cubesat had ever performed such a "trajectory correction maneuver" before, agency officials said.
on 2018-06-04 15:23 UTC
One of the Trappist-1 Planets Has an Iron Core...
In February of 2017, a team of European astronomers announced the discovery of a seven-planet system orbiting the nearby star TRAPPIST-1. Aside from the fact that all seven planets were rocky, there was the added bonus of three of them orbiting within TRA
on 2018-05-04 16:53 UTC
Google partners with NBC Universal to create VR experiences...
Soon you'll be able to jump into VR experiences on YouTube based on shows from NBC and its affiliates. NBC Universal and Google will collaborate on 10 multi-episode projects. First to come will be a backstage tour of the dog rescue reality show Vande.
on 2018-04-30 21:36 UTC
From CRISPR scissors to virus sensors...
Two bacterial Cas proteins cleave nucleic acids indiscriminately after binding to specific target sequences. This property has now been harnessed to create highly sensitive, portable diagnostic tools for detecting viruses at low cost.
on 2018-04-30 21:23 UTC