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Zero Gravity

Weightlessness Throws These Cats For A Loop

The Huffington Post | Dominique Mosbergen | Posted 08.11.2014 | Science

When they fall, cats are almost always able to land on their feet--a remarkable phenomenon scientists call the aerial righting reflex. But what hap...

WATCH: Astronaut's Fascinating Take On Going Zero G

The Huffington Post | Ryan Buxton | Posted 08.07.2013 | Science

As a retired NASA astronaut who spent nearly five months aboard a Russian space station, David Wolf is one of the few people on the planet who know wh...

Students, Space Agency Team Up For 'Vomit Comet' Experiment

Space.com | Rod Pyle | Posted 07.15.2013 | Science

A team of university students is counting down toward the ultimate science ride, a weightless flight aboard a modified NASA jet to see just how certa...

End of Space Shuttle Saves World

Anna Leahy | Posted 08.05.2013 | Science
Anna Leahy

If Richard Godwin's biotech company can do what it thinks it can, no one in the world need go hungry, and we might be able to live forever.

Can You Grow a Tree in Zero Gravity?

Quora | Posted 05.26.2013 | Science
Quora

This question originally appeared on Quora. Answer by Matt Sutton, physics graduate from the University of Sussex Yes, you can, though there is on...

Those Who Never Got to Fly

Athena Andreadis, Ph.D. | Posted 07.30.2012 | Science
Athena Andreadis, Ph.D.

Women have become "common" in space flight - except that the total number of spacenauts who are women is still 11% of the total.

Space Tourists Sign Up For Rocket Rides Despite Critics' Concerns

Reuters | Irene Klotz | Posted 05.13.2012 | Science

By Irene Klotz CAPE CANAVERAL, Florida (Reuters) - The first privately owned passenger spaceship is on track for a test flight beyond t...

WATCH: Zero-G Coffee Cup Lets Astronaut Sip In Space

Posted 02.10.2012 | Science

NASA astronaut Don Pettit will do anything for his morning coffee—even physics. Using a sheet of plastic from an overhead projector and a solid unde...

WATCH: Hilarious Video Shows Clumsy Astronauts On The Moon

The Huffington Post | Laura Hibbard | Posted 01.08.2012 | Technology

In all fairness, walking on the moon probably isn't a piece of cake. On the other hand, this video the Atlantic posted is hilarious. We're pretty ...