NASA is hiring both SpaceX and Boeing to develop commercial space taxis that can fly astronauts -- and one day privately paying passengers -- to the space station and other planned outposts orbiting Earth. Continue reading →
Scientists in Britain have given blow-by-blow details of King Richard III's death at the Battle of Bosworth more than 500 years ago and say two of many blows to his bare head could have killed him very swiftly.
This will be the first human spaceflight launch on American soil since the space shuttle program retired in 2011. Photo credit: SpaceX's Dragon v2 spacecraft and Boeing's CST-100 (not pictured) will begin to bring humans into LEO in 2017.
Nicknamed the “Big Fat Greek Expedition,” archeologists this week have embarked on a new mission to explore an ancient wreckage where one of the most complicated scientific antiques in existence was discovered over 100 years ago in the Aegean...
An international team of researchers have discovered that a gene critical in the development of human language skills has been shown to help lay down the memories that allow us to perform tasks routinely.