Today is International Asteroid Day, marking the 111th anniversary of the most destructive asteroid event in recorded history: The Tunguska event. Recent research has shed light on what might have happened in 1908.
SpaceIL hoped to be the company to put the first Israeli craft on the moon, but that hope was scuppered when the Beresheet craft crash landed. Now, the company has announced it will be not sending a second mission to the moon after all.
Have you ever wondered why sometimes telescopes capture light in the visible spectrum, and other times in infrared? NASA has released images of the Whirlpool galaxy which demonstrate the value of collecting data at different wavelengths.
SpaceX's inaugural missions for its Starship and Super Heavy Rocket project could take place as early as 2021. Jonathan Hofeller, SpaceX’s vice president of commercial sales, discussed the company's plans at a conference in Jakarta.
The Mars 2020 rover is getting ready for its upcoming mission. Recently the rover had its six wheels fitted so it can traverse the Martian surface, and now it has had its 2.1 meter-long robotic arm installed as well.
The strange puzzle of methane on Mars continues. Curiosity has detected the highest yet levels of methane at 21 part per billion units by volume using its Sample Analysis at Mars (SAM) tunable laser spectrometer.
As if facial recognition and digital fingerprinting weren't scary enough, the Pentagon has developed a method for identifying people through their heartbeat. Heartbeats are as unique as fingerprints and can be read from a distance.
NASA is sending a drone to Titan, Saturn's largest moon, in an ambitious undertaking that may unlock the mystery of how life began on Earth. The Dragonfly mission is slated to launch in 2026, though won't reach Titan until 2034.
The slow development of wireless power over distance technology got a boost today as Ossia revealed that the FCC has certified its Cota wireless power system. It's early days and there are major limitations, but this is an important step.
The concept of living at home with a friendly, intelligent digital character is almost a reality, due to a partnership between Line, the popular messaging app, and Gatebox, a cult Japanese artificial intelligence company.
The day when we can hop into a compact, electric, autonomous flying machine to zip across town edged a little closer this week when Boeing announced a new partnership with Kitty Hawk, a startup that's working on such an aircraft.