Colony ship to nearest star only needs crew of 100 to survive

Colony ship to nearest star only needs crew of 100 to survive

A new home?ESO/M. Kornmesser By Adam Mann An initial crew of just 98 people might be all that is needed to survive a trip to another star. It turns out this is the minimum number needed to maintain a healthy population during a six-millennia-long trek to Proxima Centauri b, the closest Earth-like exoplanet. Imagining such […]

Luxury Ferry Sunk as Artificial Reef

Luxury Ferry Sunk as Artificial Reef

By MarEx 2018-06-17 18:29:37 On Friday, Delaware Natural Resources and Environmental Control (DNREC) sank the retired ferry Twin Capes at an artificial reef site off the coast of Cape May, New Jersey. The Twin Capes went down at 1155 hours at the site of the the Del-Jersey-Land Inshore Artificial Reef. The vessel’s sinking was […]

Ferry sunk off Delaware to become part of artificial reef

Ferry sunk off Delaware to become part of artificial reef

Published 11:46 am, Saturday, June 16, 2018 CAPE HENLOPEN, Del. (AP) — A 320-foot-long ferry has been intentionally sunk to become part of an artificial reef off Delaware’s coast. The state’s natural resources department says the M/V Twin Capes is now the latest underwater attraction in Delaware’s artificial reef system. It says the old ferry will […]

Science and space takeover downtown Huntsville for 5th annual NASA in the Park

Science and space takeover downtown Huntsville for 5th annual NASA in the Park

HUNTSVILLE, Ala. — The 5th annual NASA in the Park event took over Big Spring Park Saturday. The Marshall Space Flight Center and Downtown Huntsville Inc. partnered together to celebrate the 60th anniversary of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration. “This is one of the best events all year long because it’s so Huntsville,” said Chad Emerson, […]

Antarctic Ice Sheet losses fueling sea level rise, study shows

Antarctic Ice Sheet losses fueling sea level rise, study shows

June 14 — The loss of the Antarctic ice sheet is responsible for 7.6 millimeters of sea level rise since 1992, according to the latest assessment of the polar ice cap. The Ice Sheet Mass Balance Inter-comparison Exercise, published this week in the journal Nature, offers scientists the most comprehensive and accurate picture of Antarctic […]

Antarctica In 2070: Bleak And Promising Scenarios As Imagined By Scientists

Antarctica In 2070: Bleak And Promising Scenarios As Imagined By Scientists

A team of international experts presented two possible scenarios that could happen in Antarctica and the Southern ocean by 2070. The imagined scenarios were based on how people address the greenhouse gas emissions at present.   ( Siggy Nowak | Pixabay ) A new study presents two possible future scenarios that could happen in Antarctica […]

Director of AES visits WV’s Robotic Technology Center

Director of AES visits WV’s Robotic Technology Center

MORGANTOWN — NASA is planning for another moon landing. West Virginia’s Robotic Technology Center hosted the director of the Advanced Exploration Systems (AES), Jason Crusan Wednesday. Crusan is also NASA’s senior executive, advisor and an advocate on technology. Crusan’s presentation revealed the advancements in technology currently being worked on at NASA, in addition to the partnerships […]

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