Who wants to be an astronaut?

By Mark O’Neill The Canadian Space Agency is looking for worthy candidates to join up as astronauts and blast off into space for them. Interested?  Well, here’s the job description : “Astronaut trainees will train for tours of duty on the International Space Station (ISS), the largest human spacecraft ever built. Astronauts are involved in […]

Phoenix Lander safely arrives on Mars

The Phoenix Mars Lander, NASA’s latest robotic research station, has safely landed on Mars yesterday, sending detailed pictures of the planet’s surface and horizon. The robot will spend the next three months digging into Mars’s soil, searching for signs of life. The following video shows how the station apparently landed on the red planet.

The Underwear of the Future?

By JR Raphael Contributing Writer, [GAS] Boxers, briefs, or high-tech underwear that can monitor your health? No joke, gentlemen: Scientists have just filed a new patent for underpants that monitor your blood pressure. The special skivvies come equipped with waistband sensors that use conductive rubber to measure how fast your blood is pulsing through your […]