History was made Wednesday when the European Space Agency lander Philae separated from its space probe, Rosetta, and touched down on the comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko. The cheers could be heard even in Arlington.
A commercial space station supply ship bound for the International Space Station exploded six seconds after liftoff at a launch site at Wallops Island, Virginia.
The ceremony will mark the start of construction of the $85 million site at Boca Chica Beach, east of Brownsville. The site will be used to launch commercial satellites.
The school year has begun, and Debra Palmer’s fifth-grade class is learning the usual subjects. There’s some math, some English – and of course, the kids will also design their own underwater robots.
The drilling procedure called fracking didn’t cause much-publicized cases of tainted groundwater in areas of Pennsylvania and Texas, a new study finds. Instead, it blames the contamination on problems in pipes and seals in natural gas wells.
Working with the smallest building blocks of the universe, Raytheon’s scientists are creating new substances and computing technology straight from the pages of science fiction.
Innovation drives the U.S. economy, and employees with science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) skills have become a hot commodity in post-recession America.
Student teams controlling underwater robots from the United States, Canada and Russia were the winners Saturday in a global competition at the only federal freshwater marine sanctuary in the United States.
Less than one percent of high school girls think of computer science as part of their future, even though it’s one of the fastest-growing fields in the United States today.
A 3-D printer can model in plastic anything drawn on a computer. With that in mind, three Mansfield High School students decided they’d use a 3-D printer to give someone a hand — literally.
They’ve become known as ‘The League of Extraordinary Space Cowboys’. Three students at Eldorado High School out in west Texas have launched a balloon into space – and did it all live, online.
Some students from Paschal High School in the Fort Worth Independent School District have been showing off some mad science skills at the National Science Bowl.