Daily Archives: March 13, 2019

NASA considering flying uncrewed mission around moon on commercial rocket

As construction of NASA's heavy-lift rocket continues to fall behind schedule, Administrator Jim Bridenstine said Wednesday the agency is considering sending the Orion spacecraft around the moon on the back of a commercial vehicle.

Science centres boost takes funding to ’10m total

The latest grant from the Scottish government comes during British Science Week and brings the total funding given to the attractions over the last four years to '10m.

Virtual time-lapse photos can capture ultrafast phenomena

Many phenomena occurring in nature and industry happen very quickly: a tear running through a piece of fabric, a rubber ball bouncing off a hard floor, a drop of water wetting a dry surface and a piece of scotch tape peeling off, for example.