Recently, the Natural Environment Research Council (NERC) in the UK launched a new, high-tech research ship. The $370-million ship has an important job. It explores the Arctic and conducts scientific experiments to learn more about the environment.
NASA astronaut Scott Kelly and Russian cosmonaut Mikhail Kornienko returned to Earth on March 2 after a 340-day mission aboard the International Space Station. The nearly one-year mission is the longest amount of time an American astronaut has ever spent in space.
Recently, Japan’s space agency sent a very sophisticated telescope into space. It carries some very expensive technology on it, including some designed by Canadians.
People have a love-hate relationship with coffee pods. Love the convenience, hate the waste.
Coffee pods or capsules are little plastic or aluminum, coffee containers that are used to brew a single cup of coffee.
There are many people who study the universe, and try to understand it. One of the most famous was Albert Einstein. Last week, scientists discovered something that adds some evidence to Einstein’s most famous theory, “relativity.”
Recently, a scientist discovered a type of frog that looks a lot like Kermit. Kermit the Frog is a muppet—a well-known puppet frog who has bulgy eyes and is a special shade of green.
Scientists at NASA announced last week that they have found evidence of liquid water on Mars. The discovery has given scientists new hope that some form of life might exist on the planet.
Philae is a spacecraft that was sent on an important mission by scientists at the European Space Agency (ESA) about 10 years ago. It took a decade to reach its destination, an icy comet known as 67P.
Getting that last drop of glue out of the bottle will soon be easier, thanks to a new lubricant called LiquiGlide.
A lubricant is a substance that reduces friction between two surfaces. LiquiGlide reduces the friction between the walls of a container and the liquid it holds so the contents will slide out more easily.
A team of researchers from Purdue University in the United States has found a way to use pesky packing peanuts to make rechargeable batteries.