NASA was formed in 1958 to replace the NACA (National Advisory Committee for Aeronautics), and introduced the concept with a short film -back when even the directors pronounced it “En Aye Ess Aye.” (YouTube link) Since then, NASA has produced many such films, TV shows, and videos to bring space close to all of us. Show More Summary
Found-footage conspiracy thriller "Operation Avalanche" is never as compelling as its high-concept premise: a quartet of CIA scientists help NASA fake the Apollo 11 moon landing after they discover that the Americans can't land on the moon. Show More Summary
A 31-year-old British man can be extradited to the US for allegedly hacking into the FBI, NASA, Federal Reserve, and Department of Defense, a judge in Britain ruled Friday. Wired reports Lauri Love allegedly hacked the agencies and did millions of dollars worth of damage as a form of protest...
NASA did not just rewrite the zodiac chart. But here’s why so many people are convinced that the agency did—and the real story behind the rumor. Read more...
By examining infrared images taken by NASA satellites orbiting 400 miles above the Earth, space archaeologists have identified 17 pyramids buried deep under the ancient Egyptian city of Tanis, Egypt. Tanis, abandoned centuries ago, is famous as the fictional home...
For his residency, Justin Guariglia is collaborating with geoscientists at NASA to "figure out fresh ways to present the effects of climate change to the public."
There are some people out there who are really big believers in their zodiac signs. They take to heart the science, know everything that is going on and read their horoscopes religiously. Let's be real, even if you aren't one of those people who is that into it, you must admit it can be interesting. Show More Summary
The artist and photographer Justin Guariglia will work to present the effects of climate change to the public.
Arctic sea ice extent. (Image: NASA/Public domain) The expanse of ice in the Arctic appears to have reached its minimum extent for the year, and it's the second lowest record in the record of satellite monitoring sea ice, begun in 1979. NASA...Show More Summary
Love is accused of hacking into many U.S. government websites, like the Federal Reserve, NASA, and FBI. The post U.K. Judge OKs Extradition to the U.S. for Hacktivist Lauri Love appeared first on WIRED.
Get up close and personal with Saturn in a Cassini movie showing four days in the life of the ringed planet.
"We've used Titan's gravity throughout the mission to sling Cassini around the Saturn system," said Earl Maize, Cassini project manager at JPL. "Now Titan is coming through for us once again, providing a way for Cassini to get into these...
NASA has astronauts in training under extreme weather conditions of Antarctica to prepare them for deep space and planetary explorations such as the manned journey to Mars. The preparation includes the astronauts undergoing tests to cope with isolation, confinement and...
This week, on The CultCast: The AirPod reviews are in, and we’re excited. Plus: the iPhone 7 carrier deals you need to know about; iPhone 7’s Jet Black’s micro abrasions; Series 1 vs. Series 2 Apple Watch; and, Apple, the new NASA? Our thanks to Squarespace for supporting this episode. It’s simple to build a […] (via Cult of Mac - Tech and culture through an Apple lens)
This is an animated chart released by NASA visualizing the hottest August earth has experienced in 136 years. And I don't know about you, but I felt it. There were several days when my mom made me play outside until dinnertime and IShow More Summary
When it comes to exoplanets, astronomers have realized that they only know the properties of the planets they discover as well as they know the properties of the stars being orbited. For a planet’s size, precisely characterizing the host star...
Lots of artists make mission statements about their work. Tom Sachs just makes missions. The post Tom Sachs Won’t Wait for NASA to Land on Europa. He’s Sending ‘Astronauts’ Now appeared first on WIRED.
For the past 2,000 or so years the earth has been wobbling due to the Sun and Moon's gravitational pull, which has in turn affected our relationship with the stars (the Sun and Moon are jealous lovers).
NASA is launching a spacecraft to visit an asteroid… and return to tell the tale.
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