The United States has tested a plane that can fly from London to New York in one hour, but its real advantage is hitting a long-range target with a super-fast missile. The “X-51A WaveRider” unmanned aircraft made a five-minute test flight before a planned crash into the Pacific Ocean. The hypersonic speed of
A particle consistent with the Higgs boson has been discovered and may help explain the origins of mass in the universe. Physicists at the European Laboratory for Particle Physics, known as CERN and located near Geneva, announced Wednesday morning they discovered a new particle. The particle was successfully created inside the Large Hadron Collider
SpaceX on Friday became the first commercial outfit to send its own cargo capsule to the International Space Station, heralding the start of a new era for private spaceflight. The berthing marked the climax of the California-based company’s demonstration mission to become the first to restore U.S. access to the space outpost after NASA
REUTERS NASA scientists have discovered new evidence that briny water flows on Mars during its warmest months, raising chances that life could exist on the Red Planet, the space agency said on Thursday. NASA first found signs of water on Mars more than a decade ago, but earlier indications were that any existing water would
Marking its jubilee year, the Israel Academy of Sciences and Humanities will be mounting a display of the original manuscript of Albert Einsteinâ€™s Theory of General Relativity.