Jagdish Chandra Bose Google doodle marks 158th birthday of biophysicist, botanist & crescograph inventor – Search Engine Land

Jagdish Chandra Bose Google doodle marks 158th birthday of biophysicist, botanist & crescograph inventor – Search Engine Land

Today’s Google doodle honoree has a long list of scientific accomplishments. Born in Bangladesh on this date in 1858, Jagdish Chandra Bose’s professional tenure was spread across several scientific disciplines, including biology, physics and botany. According to the Google Doodle Blog, Bose’s work included radio and microwave science research, and he is credited with wireless […]

Cassini draws near to Saturn – and the end of its own life – Christian Science Monitor

NASA’s Cassini spacecraft is preparing to zero in on Saturn’s rings starting on Wednesday, as it commences the final stages of its mission to Saturn. Cassini has taught NASA scientists a great deal about Saturn and its neighborhood, including nearby moons and other celestial bodies. Now, researchers hope to learn more about Saturn’s otherworldly rings. […]

How to get involved with NASA: Crowdsourcing ideas for Mars houses, robots, and space poop – Business Insider Australia

How to get involved with NASA: Crowdsourcing ideas for Mars houses, robots, and space poop – Business Insider Australia

NASARobonaut is the robotic astronaut on the International Space Station. Since 2011, NASA has been using crowdsourcing to help them solve some of the problems that crop up on the International Space Station (ISS), from coming up with solutions to the difficulties of astronauts exercising in space, and the risks of Galactic Cosmic Ray exposure. These crowd-sourced […]

How Trump’s scale-back on NASA climate science could hurt Maine – Christian Science Monitor

Last week, policy advisors to President-elect Donald Trump announced that the administration would curb NASA’s role in climate research. As it happens, many of Maine’s scientists aren’t happy about that. “We see NASA in an exploration role, in deep space research,” Bob Walker, space policy adviser for the Trump campaign, told the Guardian last week. “Earth-centric […]

Scientists challenge Einstein’s theory on speed of light – AOL News

Scientists challenge Einstein’s theory on speed of light – AOL News

By Nathan Rousseau Smith, Buzz60 It’s no secret, Albert Einstein was a bonafide genius, but even geniuses get it wrong sometimes. A new proposed experiment to test Einstein’s concept of the speed of light traveling at a constant rate could turn the theory of relativity on its head. In a new study two scientists report […]