December 2015

Latest Search for Dark Matter Comes up Empty

Dark matter is a hypothetical matter that has influenced theoretical debate and experiments throughout modern scientific history. It is believed that dark matter makes up most of the universe, with a generally accepted figure being…


NASA Astronaut Scott Kelly Blog Notes

NASA Astronaut Scott Kelly has been keeping notes from his time on the Space Station. This is his third year, or third Christmas in space.. He posts some gorgeous photos of his time there that…




NASA Seeking Interested Mars Travelers

NASA will start looking for candidates who want to take part in a mission to Mars or other space missions. The astronauts have to be American citizens with at least bachelor’s degree in the areas…


Water Bears in Space

There is a belief that nothing can survive in space. Scientists though have discovered new facts about tardigrades. These “water bears” have 1/6 of foreign genomes in them that allow them to survive in space….