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Rosetta Finds Out Much About a Comet, Even With a Wayward Lander

published Thu, Jan 22 2015 15:34 GMT
Rosetta Finds Out Much About a Comet, Even With a Wayward Lander
Photographs and data from the European Space Agency craft have provided an unprecedented close-up examination of a comet, 67P.

SpaceX Lands $1 Billion From Google and Fidelity

published Tue, Jan 20 2015 20:58 GMT
SpaceX Lands $1 Billion From Google and Fidelity
Google and Fidelity have invested in the rocketry company founded by Elon Musk, in part to further Google’s goal of extending the Internet’s reach through satellites.

My Very Educated Readers, Please Write Us a New Planet Mnemonic

published Tue, Jan 20 2015 13:50 GMT
My Very Educated Readers, Please Write Us a New Planet Mnemonic
If dwarf planets are considered actual planets, the mnemonic device for remembering their order will need to be rewritten. We are taking suggestions.

NASA Spacecraft Get a Closer Look at Pluto and Ceres, Whatever They May Be

published Mon, Jan 19 2015 15:53 GMT
NASA Spacecraft Get a Closer Look at Pluto and Ceres, Whatever They May Be
Two NASA spacecraft will soon have a closer look at Pluto and Ceres, whatever one considers them.

SpaceX Founder Releases Photos of Rocket’s Crash Landing

published Fri, Jan 16 2015 13:30 GMT
SpaceX Founder Releases Photos of Rocket’s Crash Landing
Elon Musk posted pictures of a Falcon 9 rocket exploding on a floating platform in the Atlantic Ocean.