Sudden onset of ice loss in Antarctica so large it affects Earth's gravity field

Posted in Science on 23rd May, 2015
by Alex Muller

Scientists have observed a sudden increase of ice loss in a previously stable region of Antarctica.

Advanced Ligo gravitational wave hunt is green lit

Posted in Featured, Science on 21st May, 2015
by Alex Muller

One of the great physics experiments of our age looks ready to begin its quest: A pair of widely separated laboratories will be hunting for gravitational waves.

How Long Can You Stay in Space, and What Happens if You Stay Too Long?

Posted in Science on 15th May, 2015
by Alex Muller

Every crew that resides on the International Space Station provides us with information that we use to extend that period of time.

NASA seeks to understand vision changes due to microgravity

Posted in Medicine on 7th Mar, 2015
by Alex Muller

NASA hopes that a new experiment will shed light on the causes of vision loss and deformation to the structure of the eye often suffered by astronauts during a stay on the ISS.

Some exoplanets may get squished by gravity from stars

Posted in Science on 16th Dec, 2014
by Alex Muller

Astronomers have caught glimpses of planets that may be less dense than Styrofoam, some with two suns, and others believed to be made of diamond.