Help solve Santa's logistics troubles with a little maths
In just one night, Santa has to visit millions of homes to deliver presents. If he could travel at the speed of light, the task would be simple. ...
Time warp: Researchers show possibility of cloning quantum information from the past
(Phys.org) —Popular television shows such as "Doctor Who" have brought the idea of time travel into the vernacular of popular culture. But problem of time travel is even more complicated than one might think. LSU's Mark ...
An interstellar journey for CubeSats
In Greek mythology, Icarus was the impulsive son who ignored his father's warning about flying too close to the sun. But the students in the Drexel University chapter of Icarus Interstellar are much too dedicated ...
Science shows why Doctor Who is so special
As Doctor Who's 50th anniversary looms, time travel is everywhere – on the screen, at least. Famously, the Doctor can whizz through the years using a "dimensionally transcendental" machine, the TARDIS, ...
Indian Mars mission suffers glitch but 'no setback'
India's Mars spacecraft suffered a brief engine failure Monday as scientists tried to move it into a higher orbit around Earth, but controllers denied any setback to the ambitious low-cost mission.
India launches first mission to Mars
India on Tuesday launched its first spacecraft bound for Mars, a complex mission that it hopes will demonstrate and advance technologies for space travel.
India counts down to launch of mission to Mars
India is counting down to the launch of its first journey to Mars, a complex mission that it hopes will demonstrate and advance technologies for space travel.
Designing a super-aerodynamic wing
(Phys.org) —Air travel may be fast and convenient, but exhaust from the millions of flights that take-off and land each year worldwide is having an impact on the health of the planet. Fortunately, a Ryerson ...
3-D Earth model more accurately pinpoints explosions
During the Cold War, U.S. and international monitoring agencies could detect nuclear tests and measure their size. Today, they seek to pinpoint much smaller explosives tests. Under the sponsorship of the ...
NASA's moon landing remembered today as a promise of a 'future which never happened'
NASA's footage of the first moon landing promised a future of sci-fi heroism that never came to pass, according to a new study.
Harmful particles in Icelandic volcanic ash fell first, says new research
The type of particles which are most harmful to jet engines were the first to fall out of the Eyjafjallajökull ash plume following the volcano's eruption in 2010, delegates at the Goldschmidt conference will be told today.
Review: Haswell laptops deliver on long battery
Just in time for the back-to-school season, new laptops with extended battery life are hitting store shelves.
Pollution blamed for drop in Beijing tourism
The number of tourists visiting China's capital fell by more than 14 percent in the first half of this year compared to 2012, state media reported Saturday, with air pollution blamed for the decline.
China shuts travel agency in GSK bribery case
China has shut down a travel agency which served as a conduit for bribes allegedly given by staff of British drug firm GlaxoSmithKline (GSK), the government and state media said.