On Friday, NASA performed its latest test of the Orion capsule, the next-generation spaceship that will carry human crews. Since the long-overdue retirement of the Space Shuttle, the United States space program has relied on Russia to get astronauts into orbit. But Orion is more than a Space Shuttle replacement: it’s intended to travel beyond […]
For years, I thought that aurorae—the northern and southern lights—were pretty stately phenomena. Sure, there were sheets and ribbons colored green and red and pink and purple, so it was clearly a flamboyant and amazing display.
But having seen so many static pictures, and then time-lapse videos, I got the impression that aurorae didn’t change rapidly. The motion was there, but slow. Then, earlier this year, I saw a video that showed the aurorae moving in real time, and I was
The spacecraft woke at 9:30 pm from its 18th hibernation period since its 3-billion-mile voyage began in January 2006.
Uno studio su Science mostra una correlazione tra fumo, scomparsa del cromosoma Y e insorgenza di cancro nei maschi. Ecco perché