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NASA: hydrothermal activity suggests an environment for life on Enceladus

March 26, 2015 - 11:03 pm in Science

Enceladus is only Saturn’s sixth largest moon, but it’s also one of its most interesting due to the sheer amount of geological activity happening there. The Cassini spacecraft has been scanning the moon’s surface and analyzing particles since 2005. In…


Sci-fi game Extrasolar comes to Kickstarter for Season 2

September 9, 2014 - 4:23 pm in Games

Epsilon Prime by day. You can see your rover's tracks and often its shadow. Among other things... (click to enlarge) Screenshot by Kelsey Adams/CNET If…


First, we kill all the ‘futurists’

March 14, 2014 - 10:59 pm in Life

This is a tale of two keynotes. One, by a working scientist explaining the work being done in her field. The other, by a recycling expert dropping an…