Category Archives: Science

New Clock Keeps Perfect Time for 5Billion Years

At the heart of this new clock is the element strontium. Inside a small chamber, the strontium atoms are suspended in a lattice of crisscrossing laser beams. Researchers [..]


NASA: Astronauts May Hibernate For Mars Trip

NASA is looking for ways to reduce the cost of sending humans to Mars. Their study explores dramatically cutting the cost of a human expedition to Mars by [..]


Are Robot Cemeteries In Our Future?

This is a good article on EETimes about the emotional attachment that can happen in the family between their robotic pet and the risks we face as those [..]


U.S. Astronaut Leroy Chiao: America Should Embrace China For Mars Missions

In a short Q&A interview with Forbes Magazine, Chinese-American astronaut Leroy Chiao advocates embracing China, rather than shunning it, in the new space race to Mars . He [..]

China, Science

Huge waves measured for first time in Arctic Ocean

As the climate warms and sea ice retreats, the North is changing. An ice-covered expanse now has a season of increasingly open water that is predicted to extend [..]