News tagged with sonic boom

NASA centers team up to tackle sonic boom

( —Since the Concorde's final landing at London's Heathrow Airport nearly a decade ago, commercial supersonic air travel has been as elusive as a piece of lost luggage. However, this hasn't stopped NASA from continuing ...

dateMar 18, 2014 in Space Exploration
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Sonic undergoes makeover for new game, TV series

The conference room inside Big Red Button Entertainment's offices would look unremarkable if it weren't for the vibrant panoramas of a cartoony, tree-filled world plastered next to portraits of colorful creatures and robots ...

dateFeb 06, 2014 in Software
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Dwarf galaxy caught ramming into a large spiral

Observations with NASA's Chandra X-ray Observatory have revealed a massive cloud of multimillion-degree gas in a galaxy about 60 million light years from Earth. The hot gas cloud is likely caused by a collision between a ...

dateAug 14, 2013 in Astronomy
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Galaxies fed by funnels of fuel

( —Computer simulations of galaxies growing over billions of years have revealed a likely scenario for how they feed: a cosmic version of swirly straws.

dateMay 24, 2013 in Astronomy
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