Mermaids, zombies and robots oh my! Make sure they don’t contribute to the 2012 doomsday

Making robotic history: Learning words, feeling textures and personal assistants By Amanda Shore While believing in fairy tale stories like mermaids and zombies can be fun, something even more exciting from stories that we love is becoming a reality. Robots. While robots have been around for some time, advances in technology have transformed them like […]

Doomsday 12/21/2012: What might happen

By Jim Donahue Yesterday, we discussed the ending of the Mayan calendar and the similarities between it and the calendars of other Ancient Societies. We also delved into what these Ancient Cultures predicted would happen, although not at great length, as most of their predictions are vague at best, and we would like some much […]

NASA will launch NuSTAR to search for black holes and Curiosity en route to Mars

By Amanda Shore NASA’s Nuclear Spectroscopic Telescope Array (NuSTAR) is a spacecraft equipped with a high-energy X-ray telescope. Its mission is to map radioactive material in supernova remnants to study the origins of cosmic rays. It is able to find and photograph black holes so that scientists will know where they are and gather more […]