Science

NASA announcement reveals it has found an eighth planet circling Kepler-90 using Google's AI

NASA announcement reveals it has found an eighth planet circling Kepler-90 using Google's AI

Google AI has accelerated an exciting discovery from the observatory around the star Kepler-90.
By Emma Sims Dec 15 2017, 10:58AM
From robots to board games, it’s easy to do science this Christmas

From robots to board games, it’s easy to do science this Christmas

We all want to spoil the children in our lives at Christmas time. Some of us like to sneak in a bit of learning too.
By George Aranda, Wendy Jobling Dec 11 2017, 11:16AM
Budweiser wants to be the first brewer in space

Budweiser wants to be the first brewer in space

Why are we clinking our glasses to beers in space?
By Staff Writer Nov 27 2017, 10:01AM
China is now the supercomputer capital of the world

China is now the supercomputer capital of the world

Move over America, there's a new emperor in town
By Staff Writer Nov 15 2017, 1:07PM
NASA to test 200mbps laser connections in space

NASA to test 200mbps laser connections in space

Two satellites that can find each other will launch into space on Saturday.
By Staff Writer Nov 13 2017, 8:52AM
Lego is celebrating the women of NASA with four new figures

Lego is celebrating the women of NASA with four new figures

Build the Hubble Space Telescope, develop software for space missions or launch the ISS
By Staff Writer Oct 19 2017, 9:49AM
Scientists finally prove we are not living in a computer simulation like in The Matrix

Scientists finally prove we are not living in a computer simulation like in The Matrix

Phew!
By Staff Writer Oct 5 2017, 10:34AM
Inside NASA's ambitious mission to 'touch the sun' in 2018

Inside NASA's ambitious mission to 'touch the sun' in 2018

The Parker Solar Probe will launch from Earth in June 2018, heading through the sun's atmosphere
By Staff Writer Sep 28 2017, 9:47AM
Yes, Australia will have a space agency. What does this mean? Experts respond

Yes, Australia will have a space agency. What does this mean? Experts respond

A space agency will allow Australia to sit at the table with NASA, ESA and other global agencies.
By Andrew Dempster, Duncan Blake Sep 27 2017, 12:03PM
Unlock a PC with the power of your heart

Unlock a PC with the power of your heart

Windows 10 Home is where the heart is.
By Staff Writer Sep 27 2017, 10:13AM
The future of supercomputers could be powered by ‘magic dust’ made of light and matter

The future of supercomputers could be powered by ‘magic dust’ made of light and matter

Quasiparticles called polaritons could be used to improve computing.
By Abigail Beall Sep 26 2017, 10:02AM
NASA starts testing tech for its "quiet" X-plane that promises supersonic flight without the boom

NASA starts testing tech for its "quiet" X-plane that promises supersonic flight without the boom

Quiet Supersonic Technology (QueSST) is being tested for NASA's newest experimental aircraft
By Staff Writer Sep 25 2017, 10:15AM
Nine of Ig Nobel's weirdest and most wonderful scientific breakthroughs

Nine of Ig Nobel's weirdest and most wonderful scientific breakthroughs

From didgeridoo snoring solutions to why some people hate cheese, Ig Nobel celebrates the burning questions nobody's asking.
By Staff Writer Sep 18 2017, 10:29AM
NASA's Cassini spacecraft has said its final goodbye to Titan

NASA's Cassini spacecraft has said its final goodbye to Titan

Cassini's observations of Titan have revealed the moon to be one of the most interesting bodies in our solar system.
By Staff Writer Sep 13 2017, 10:29AM
SpaceX launches top-secret space shuttle before Irma reaches Florida

SpaceX launches top-secret space shuttle before Irma reaches Florida

SpaceX has skirted Hurricane Irma to send a top-secret military shuttle into space...
By Thomas McMullan Sep 8 2017, 12:46PM
The Finnish app that trains you to be an astronaut just signed a major deal with NASA

The Finnish app that trains you to be an astronaut just signed a major deal with NASA

Space Nation has signed an agreement with NASA, on the same day as the UK announces greater space ties with China
By Staff Writer Sep 7 2017, 10:04AM
NASA's Peggy Whitson smashes all kinds of records as she returns to Earth

NASA's Peggy Whitson smashes all kinds of records as she returns to Earth

A star amongst the stars.
By Staff Writer Sep 5 2017, 10:23AM
What is a hydrogen bomb? The science behind North Korea's test claims

What is a hydrogen bomb? The science behind North Korea's test claims

We give an overview of how hydrogen bombs work and how they differ to atomic bombs.
By Staff Writer Sep 4 2017, 4:09AM
Delve into this treasure trove of NASA photos taken from the Apollo archive

Delve into this treasure trove of NASA photos taken from the Apollo archive

Project Apollo Archive joins our pick of best time-wasting websites on the web.
By Victoria Woollaston Aug 30 2017, 12:50PM
Intel unveils tiny Myriad X AI chip to run deep neural networks at high speed and low power

Intel unveils tiny Myriad X AI chip to run deep neural networks at high speed and low power

The "world's first system-on-chip" will enable smart devices to see, understand and respond to their environments in real time
By Staff Writer Aug 30 2017, 10:42AM