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Should We Keep the Hubble Telescope Alive or Let It Crash and Burn?

After being in orbit for almost 28 years, the Hubble space telescope might be coming to its end, but does it really have to be? Hubble is expecting a companion soon known as the James Webb space telescope. Hubble’s mission is expected to last into the 2020s, and the young
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7 ways a trip to Mars could kill you

The next frontier for human spaceflight is obvious. We have to go to Mars. You might’ve heard a lot of people talking about this recently — from tech innovators to NASA scientists, even President Obama has made the case that we should go to Mars. So we talked to Chris
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The Difference Between Art and Craft – Still Untitled: The Adam Savage Project – 10/1/19

today’s episode of still entitled is made possible with support from Widex a global leader in premium hearing aid technology wide X offers sophisticated hearing technology to meet all budgets and lifestyle needs in fact their latest VOC hearing aid tech connects to most modern media devices for wireless streaming
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1st place Mousetrap Car Ideas- using SCIENCE

This is a mousetrap car. They’re common for competitions in high school physics classes Just like the egg drop challenge or building toothpick bridges. The goal is to build a car that travels the furthest or goes the Fastest, but in either case the only power provided to move the
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Is NASA a waste of money?

Why should we spend money on NASA when we already have so many problems here on Earth? If somebody asked you this question, how would you answer? It’s been nearly five years since I left But I came back to NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory today to help answer this tough
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Apollo 11’s journey to the moon, annotated

You’re looking at one of the most incredible moments in human history. That’s Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin, walking on the moon. Okay, maybe you’ve seen this clip before, but think about that for a second: They’re on the moon. A celestial object nearly 240,000 miles into outer space. That
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FLYING PHONE SCAM EXPOSED (so I built a REAL one)

I saw this video on Twitter with over five million views and then again on YouTube with nearly 1 million views Basically, this guy modified his cellphone case with propellers to take selfies Which is awesome my only issue with it is that it’s not only fake, but it’s a
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How NASA Reinvented The Wheel – Shape Memory Alloys

This episode of Real Engineering is brought to you by the Royal Air Force and the Briggs Automotive Company, who are currently holding an engineering design competition for Young Engineers. One of the moments that will always stand out in my life is the watching the joy and excitement of
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