Pulsars Confirm One of Einstein’s Best Ideas, That Freefall Really Feels Like You’re Experiencing a Lack of Gravity

A team of European researchers observed a pulsar with two orbiting white dwarfs to confirm Einstein's "most fortunate thought."

4 years ago

This Is What It Looks Like to Freefall From Space

Remember BASE jumper Felix Baumgartner's incredible freefall from the "edge of space" in October 2012? The highly anticipated (and highly publicized) Red…

10 years ago

Watch: Incredible Headcam Video from Felix’s Freefall

Felix Baumgartner salutes his suit-mounted camera before stepping off his capsule's platform at 128,000 feet (Red Bull Stratos) Yesterday, October…

12 years ago

Red Bull Stratos Targets Oct. 8 for Record-Setting Freefall Attempt

Felix Baumgarter (center) and the Red Bull Stratos team are ready to attempt a record-setting freefall from the stratosphere. Credit:…

12 years ago

Skydiver Baumgartner Takes Test Jump from 30 kilometers

Caption: Pilot Felix Baumgartner of Austria lands in the desert during the second manned test flight for Red Bull Stratos…

12 years ago

Supersonic Freefall: What Felix Baumgartner’s 37-km Jump Will be Like

Sometime this summer, Austrian skydiver Felix Baumgartner will leap from the edge of space, attempting to not only break the…

12 years ago

Record-Setting Freefall Attempt Will be Webcast

Want to know what it is like to bail out in near space and freefall 37 km (23 miles) to…

14 years ago

Skydiver Hopes to Break the Speed of Sound in Freefall

[/caption] The speed of sound -- historically called the 'sound barrier' – has been broken by rockets, various jet-powered aircraft…

14 years ago