NASA: Hubble Space Telescope Discovery: Watch the Video Here

NASA: Hubble Space Telescope Discovers Significant Changes in The Atmosphere of a Planet Located Beyond our Solar System NASA Press Release Compiled by Jim Donahue  WASHINGTON — An international team of astronomers using data from NASA’s Hubble Space Telescope has made an unparalleled observation, detecting significant changes in the atmosphere of a planet located beyond […]

Asteroid Hunters: Ex-NASA brain trust wants to launch private telescope

By Jim Donahue  In a statement earlier today, a team of ex-NASA astronauts and scientists from the non-profit organization the B612 Foundation announced an audacious plan to put a telescope into space that would monitor asteroids and other near-earth objects that have the potential for collision with the Earth. The aptly-named “Sentinel Space Telescope” would […]

Human-powered helicopter beats record

By Amanda Shore The $250,000 Sikorsky prize was created in 1980 to commemorate Igor Sikorsky, a helicopter pioneer. It has been offered to those that can stay aloft for 60 seconds at at least 3 meters of altitude in a human-powered machine. In 1994, a Japanese team was able to build a human-powered machine. They […]