The finding raises concern about what long-duration spaceflight might do to humans.
People who live in glass houses probably shouldn’t throw stones, but they could travel in space, thanks to a new manufacturing technique that allows transparent glass to absorb ultraviolet radiation.
Not content with informing us that God does not exist or that we could be wiped out by an alien invasion, the British physics superstar has now gone on the record to say humanity will score the mother of all 'own goals' in the future.
Scientists say the film shows precisely the challenges astronauts will face on a mission to Mars, even though it contains some big flaws.
Could 'targeted' LEDs be the future of extraterrestrial horticulture? According to researchers, these tiny electrical components could lead a revolution in fine-tuning food production off (and on) Earth.
NASA has already begun trying to figure out where its first Mars astronauts should touch down, about two decades before the pioneers are scheduled to launch toward the Red Planet.
Human waste has been a hassle for spaceflight since the dawn of the space age -- but now it could transform our push toward the final frontier. Continue reading →
A microwave thruster system that needs no propellant generates a small amount of thrust regardless.
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