Scientists Flew Sperm In Microgravity to See if Babies Could Be Born In Space
“In the future, having gametes and embryos stored in a bank outside the Earth will be very important.”
What Scientists Found Inside the Brains of 10 Russian Cosmonauts
By imaging the brains of cosmonauts before and after their stints on the space station, neuroscientists discovered how microgravity influences the mind.
MIT's 'Orbit Weaver' Turns Astronauts into Spiders
Moving around in microgravity is tough, but a new MIT Media Lab device takes a page from Spiderman to help astronauts navigate while weightless.
The 'Telemetron' Is a Post-Earth Musical Instrument Designed for Zero Gravity
The Telemetron generates musical compositions using gyroscopic “chimes.”
Astronauts Try Out ‘Skinsuits’ To Prevent Slipped Discs and Spine Stretching
A taste of Earth’s gravity, now in unitard form.
Watch What Happens When You Turn on a CD Player in Zero Gravity
Experimenting with CD players in microgravity.
Space-Faring Mice Return to Earth with Liver Damage
A new concern for future Mars missions.
Goodbye International Space Station, Hello Moon Village
ESA’s new director general lays out his vision for an international community on the dark side of the Moon.
How Biosphere’s 'Microgravity' Became an Ambient Techno Classic
The 1991 album was re-released on June 23 after a successful Kickstarter campaign.
Why Use Artificial Leaves in Space When Real Leaves Work Just Fine?
As cool as the Silk Leaf is, you can’t eat one.
The International Space Station Is About to Get Its First 3D Printer
Additive manufacturing goes orbital.
Why SpaceX Is About to Launch Dinosaur Microbes and Toilet Germs Into Space
A collection of Earth microbes are going to be grown in space.