It's no Europa but Mt. Erebus’s ice caves do good work simulating the frozen environments that could be present in alien worlds in the outer solar system, providing NASA with suitable conditions to test its tools in.
Robotics February 15, 2017
A crew of six scientists currently on a Mars simulation in Hawaii will soon end their research. The ongoing study has lasted for a year and is the second-longest research of its kind.
Space August 21, 2016
Neil DeGrasse Tyson has announced his belief that the universe is likely a vast simulation containing everything we know of as reality. How could this weird idea possibly be true?
Space April 23, 2016
The University of Essex recently partnered with Blue Abyss in creating the world's deepest research and training pool at its Colchester campus for simulating space, as well as deep sea environments.
Space July 22, 2015
Lockheed Martin's Athena laser burned through the engine manifold of a truck in a few seconds, despite coming from over a mile away.
FUTURE TECH March 5, 2015
A Yellowstone eruption could blanket the whole of North America with ash and cause a winter during the summer months. It's unlikely to happen anytime soon, but a new computer model shows just how wide an area the eruption would impact.
Animals August 31, 2014
After more than 10 years away from PCs, a desktop version of the RollerCoaster Tycoon series will be released in early 2014. Developer Pipeworks promises RollerCoaster Tycoon World players will enjoy the game for a flat price, disavowing microtransactions.
Video Games August 15, 2014
Global warming will affect all areas of the Unites States. A new interactive map released by Climate Central shows you how hot your city will be by the year 2100.
Earth/Environment July 13, 2014