future technology

Reflectors in Space Could Make Solar Power More Effective

Solar power is a booming industry right now as we all strive to run our lives with minimum carbon footprint.…

4 months ago

We’ll be Building Self-Replicating Probes to Explore the Milky Way Sooner Than you Think. Why Haven’t ETIs?

The future can arrive in sudden bursts. What seems a long way off can suddenly jump into view, especially when…

2 years ago

Going 1 Million Miles per Hour With Advanced Propulsion

Advanced propulsion breakthroughs are near. Spacecraft have been stuck at slow chemical rocket speeds for years and weak ion drive…

6 years ago

Astronomy Cast Ep. 331: Arthur C. Clarke’s Technologies

In our previous episode, we introduced Arthur C. Clarke, the amazing man and science fiction writer. Today we’ll be discussing…

10 years ago

100 Year Starship Project Has a New Leader

[/caption] You may have heard by now about the 100 Year Starship project, a new research initiative to develop the…

12 years ago

What Will Airplanes of the Future Look Like?

[/caption] Will aircraft of the future look something like this? Project NACRE (New Aircraft Concepts Research) has this wide-body aircraft…

13 years ago

NASA’s Ames Director Announces “100 Year Starship”

[/caption] The Director of NASA’s Ames Center, Pete Worden has announced an initiative to move space flight to the next…

14 years ago

Astronomy: The Next Generation

In some respects, the field of astronomy has been a rapidly changing one. New advances in technology have allowed for…

14 years ago

The Next Generation of Heat Shield: Magnetic

Heat shields are an important part of any space vehicle that re-enters the Earth's atmosphere. The next generation of heat…

14 years ago