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Curiosity is now Mayor of Mars after checking in Foursquare

10/03/2012, While the billions of people here on earth try to carve up some space to live and being the “king/queen of his/her own castle”, the Mars rover from NASA known as Curiosity is living it out on the Red Planet that is thousands and thousands of miles...

NASA aims to build a base on moon

09/25/2012, Human bases built on other planets is a routine happening – at least as far as the realm of science fiction is concerned. But so far, there hasn’t been a real base put out there in a heavenly body by our race. That is about to change, though....

NASA invests $2.7 million in 8 advanced robotics projects

09/19/2012, NASA has rather ambitious space-explorations plans for the coming decades. The agency intends to put an actual human on Mars in 2035, something which may as yet sound like a far-fetched notion but may well become a reality soon. And to make it a reality,...

Thor Hammer inspires NASA project for satellite deployment

09/17/2012, We are quite sure that Chris Hemsworth has endeared himself to many people with his portrayal of Thor in the Avengers as well as his first Marvel movie, Thor. After all, who would want to turn down god-like powers not to mention having a bad-ass hammer...

Gigabyte shirt carries data around

09/13/2012, You would have heard of the expression “wearing your heart on your sleeve”, but in the future, someone might actually ask you to wear your data. That puzzled look would soon make way for an acknowledgement in the future, as NASA scientists has...

Toothbrush fixes space station and tartar problems

09/06/2012, The next time you grab the humble toothbrush to keep your pearly whites nice and clean, do remember that it is not only capable of putting tartar and plaque issues at bay, but with a little bit of ingenuity, a couple of astronauts managed to replaced a...

Angry Birds Space Red Planet coming this fall

08/23/2012, I guess you could rank this partnership as inevitable – NASA and Rovio teaming up to bring a one-off, special Curiosity-themed episode within the universe of Angry Birds Space itself. If you must know, this particular episode will deliver another 20...

Curiosity’s first Mars track marks

08/22/2012, Just like a doting parent, the folks over at NASA are fawning over the Curiosity Rover’s every single movement on the Red Planet after landing there earlier this month. Sure, we have seen its first panoramic photo, in addition to a high definition...

Curiosity Mars landing captured in HD video

08/22/2012, Since we are all about High Definition at the movies and in our living rooms these days, why not check out a historical landing made by NASA’s Curiosity Rover which was recorded in High Definition? Compiled from the probe’s MARDI descent camera,...

Aerogel from NASA is a super insulator

08/20/2012, NASA might have garnered their fair share of attention with the introduction of the Curiosity Rover on Mars for some time now, but that does not mean the organization is resting on their laurels. You can be sure that they have plenty of concurrent...

NASA reveals mission to study Mars’ core

08/20/2012, Mars has been a large subject of interest in the science community for years now. Many hope that eventually we’ll send a space shuttle there and set up some sort of space station. NASA’s most recent project was Curiosity, which landed just two...

NASA plans Curiosity’s path using gaming technology

08/14/2012, NASA is busy planning missions for its Curiosity Rover vehicle which is currently on Mars. Because the robot is millions of miles away, it can take anywhere from 3mn to 30mn for a radio signal to go from Earth to Mars – this depends on the position...

Curiosity rover on Mars receives software update

08/13/2012, Your smartphone is not the only device hanging around that receives a software update, you know – and neither is your favorite video game console either. How about a piece of machine that is located thousands and thousands of kilometers away from...

NASA’s Curiosity rover sends back first color photo

08/07/2012, After the successful landing of NASA’s heaviest piece of machinery on the red planet to date, the Curiosity Rover has sent back its first few images of the dusty planet, and if you can just squint your eyes a little bit, you might be able to check...