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To Fly or Not to Fly?
Photo: Shea Roggio/NYT The New York Times yesterday on the dwindling numbers of aviation hobbyists: The story explores a number...
Prepare to be astounded: the image on the right is in . . . three dimensions Seven months after its...
Astronomers Find a New Earth-Like Planet
| | Photo courtesy ESO| This week, scientists announced the discovery of what some believe is the most promising earth-like...
Yuri’s Day (and Night)
| | Photo by O.P.Kopchevsky| On this day 46 years ago, Yuri Gagarin became the first human to be blasted...
New Glory: A Flag for a Terraformed Mars
PopSci reviews a bevy of reader-submitted flags and comes up with a winner. Drumroll, please...
14 Things Geeks Can Teach The World
We assemble the choicest nerdy nuggets of everyday wisdom from the brightest tech minds around. Start your education now!
Up and Away
In the latest bid to rocket tourists into orbit, the secretive Blue Origin unveils a flying pod. Is your space voyage sooner than you think?
All Sonic, No Boom
Long hampered because the planes were too loud to fly over land, supersonic air travel is now on its way back-without the big bang
DepthX: Mission 1 Accomplished
Bill Stone's revolutionary autonomous robot completes its first field test in a Mexican cave system
Coasting to Safety
NASA eyes a launchpad escape plan nearly as thrilling as the blastoff