Physical Science Blog
Hanneke Weitering • October 20, 2014
The pilotless X-37B has returned. But, the Air Force isn’t telling anyone what this spacecraft has been up to
Vasudevan Mukunth • September 23, 2014
India’s Mars Orbiter has made it to the top, but is it a one-hit wonder?
Sarah Lewin • June 13, 2014
The Turing test doesn’t measure a computer’s intelligence, but it does say something about its usefulness — here’s how.
Sarah Lewin • December 16, 2013
NASA has a long history of repurposing old missions that finished or went wrong and ending up with great science
Sarah Lewin • December 2, 2013
Scientists wonder what's in store as sun activity lingers at lowest in over a century
Sarah Lewin • November 27, 2013
Tiny ice ball meets giant fireball
Krystnell A. Storr • November 8, 2013
A proposal to replace the steering wheel is getting some traction
Chelsea Harvey • November 5, 2013
Federal crackdown on underground drug markets makes future of online drug vending unclear
Sarah Lewin • October 17, 2013
New twist on microscopic technique lets users feel the forces pressing in on particles
Kathryn Free • October 9, 2013
Researchers are awarded for taking their chemical experiment to cyberspace
Andrew P. Han • October 8, 2013
The scientists, along with others, predicted an invisible force field affecting all matter.
Naveena Sadasivam • December 21, 2012
Unexpected and dangerous events can occur during spacewalks
Rachel Feltman • December 13, 2012
And more importantly, do these 3D glasses make me look fat?
Naveena Sadasivam • November 7, 2012
Astronauts have voted from space since 1997, but Sunita Williams and Kevin Ford didn’t yesterday
Rachel Feltman • November 2, 2012
Nokia makes touch screens glove-friendly