space

“Planethood” Returning for Pluto?
Will Pluto once again be categorized as a planet? In 2006 Pluto was downgraded from "planet" to a "dwarf planet" due to a redefinition of what actually constitutes a planet. The democratic process, however, may soon be used to determine whether or not "planet" status is…
Opinion: China, the Moon, and the power of radio
China's weekend landing on the moon of a highly sophisticated rover vehicle was unique in many aspects, not the least of which was the international media coverage of the event. The story lasted on the front burners of major news organizations for about a day, and even in China, the impact of t…
First Humanoid Robot In Space
The future is here. The first robot with human traits will be taking off with the shuttle on February 24th. Read more after the break.