Artificial gravity has long been the stuff of science fiction. Picture the wheel-shaped ships from films like 2001: A Space Odyssey and The Martian, imaginary craft that generate their own gravity by spinning around in space. Now, a team from CU Boulder is working to make those out-there technologies a reality.
Want more accurate weather forecasts? You’re in luck: Last month, the first in a planned fleet of satellites launched that will one day record weather data at every point on the globe every 15 minutes.
As NASA's Mars Atmosphere and Volatile Evolution (MAVEN) spacecraft enters into a new orbit, researchers reflect on the past and future of this landmark mission that has opened a new window into the evolution of the Red Planet.