• Testing one, two, three

    Behind the scenes glimpse of Orion ahead of its Moon voyage.

    Radio frequency testing has begun on the first Orion spacecraft that will fly around the Moon as part of the Artemis ...

    News March 5, 2020
  • Man who made the first electronic instrument

    Leon Theremin was an inventor, a musician, and a spy.

    With the world in the grip of the Cold War in the 1950s, movie makers responded with a clutch of topical science fict...

    Society April 30, 2019
  • NASA measured ‘impossible’ EM thrust – but is it really a big deal?

    The copper bucket that supposedly breaks physics has finally passed peer-review. But, Cathal O’Co...

    The 'copper bucket' – or EM drive prototype – in a vacuum chamber.NASATwo years ago, NASA scientists announced they m...

    Technology November 28, 2016
  • What is light?

    Electromagnetic wave, photons… What does all this mean?

    Imagine you’re in a park, looking at a leaf on the branch of a tree. We know light bounces off the leaf to your eye t...

    Physics June 13, 2016
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