The Higgs Boson Explained in 10 Easy Steps

10/03/2013 00:55
  1. First, a quick trip back to science class. We know that everything (ie, matter) is made up of molecules. Still with us? Good. Molecules are made of atoms. Atoms are full of sub-atomic particles. For the purposes of talking about the Higgs, let's just focus on three types particles:...

Why intelligent life in the universe is likely to be hostile!

10/08/2011 20:24
(NaturalNews) Famed physicist Stephen Hawking recently made headlines by explaining that even though extraterrestrial intelligence very likely exists in the universe, we probably don't want to meet aliens any time soon. "If aliens ever visit us," Hawking said, "I think the outcome would be much as...

Life beyond our universe

10/08/2011 20:22
Life beyond our universe MIT physicists explore the possibility of life in universes with laws different from our own.   Whether life exists elsewhere in our universe is a longstanding mystery. But for some scientists, there’s another interesting question: could there be life in a universe...

Sound cannot travel in space! But what about SHOCK WAVES?

02/06/2011 05:12
An Educated Question! Question -   One of my junior students at college asked a great question we would all like the answer to.  She understands that there would be no sound in space, but would shock waves from an explosion in space be felt either on...


01/05/2011 15:40
  ANCIENT FLYING MACHINES There are reference to flying machines in the temple carvings and in the ancient writings. The images found on the ceiling beams of a 3000-year old New Kingdom Temple, located several hundred miles south of Cairo and the Giza Plateau, at Abydos...

Historic First: A Spacecraft Orbits Mercury

02/04/2011 14:40
March 18, 2011: NASA's MESSENGER spacecraft successfully achieved orbit around Mercury at approximately 9 p.m. EDT on Thursday, March 17. This marks the first time a spacecraft has accomplished this engineering and scientific milestone at our solar system's innermost planet "This mission will...

Questions & Answers surrounding 2012 Scenario!

01/04/2011 15:35
2012: Beginning of the End or Why the World Won't End? 11.06.09   Scenes from the motion picture "2012." Courtesy Columbia Pictures. Remember the Y2K scare? It came and went without much of a whimper because of adequate planning and analysis of the situation. Impressive movie special...

How NASA is recycling urine into drinking water

27/03/2011 15:29
What would you say if someone handed you a cup of water and told you that it was recycled from urine? Yuck? But NASA engineers think recycling water from the loo is the best way of giving astronauts access to a sustainable water supply while they are stuck in space.  Recently, the...

Are Earthlings From Mars?

25/03/2011 15:24
Are Earthlings From Mars? New Tool May Reveal Your Alien Ancestry... It's possible that the family tree of all life on Earth has its roots on Mars — and a new device could put that theory to the test in a few years, researchers say. Researchers are developing an instrument that would search...

Beginner's Understanding Of Propulsion!

25/03/2011 14:57
Beginner's Understanding Of Propulsion What is propulsion? The word is derived from two Latin words: pro meaning before or forwards and pellere meaning to drive. Propulsion means to push forward or drive an object forward. A propulsion system is a machine...
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PM Manmohan Singh visits ISRO SHAR Space Port

10/03/2013 01:03