How Scientists Plan To Send Hibernating Astronauts to Mars

A lot of things are falling into place for NASA's inevitable moonshot to Mars. (Mars-shot?) However, one of the original challenges remains one of the more elusive ones: How do you get the astronauts to live on a spaceship for six months without going crazy? You put them to sleep, that's how. » 8/26/13 11:40am 8/26/13 11:40am

The Best Science of the Year

2010 was a great year for Science. NASA's space plane (and the Dolly lineage) were resurrected while a secret laboratory Neturino observatory was built under the South Pole. Check out our best science stories of the year! » 12/31/10 4:40pm 12/31/10 4:40pm