Images on Voyager spacecraft for aliens to see

Tabby's Star - Alien Megastructure

Last year, a single star found fame. It consistently made headlines and even appeared on "Saturday Night Live" and"The Late Night Show with Stephen Colbert."The star (often referred to as Tabby's star) is located 1,200 light-years away toward the constellation Cygnus and has been inexplicably flickering and fading by such large amounts that it cannot be easily explained by natural causes. One ...

Ravens can talk

This is Mischief the White-Necked Raven. These ravens are found throughout eastern and southern Africa, and are common near human habitation. Like all members of the Corvidae family, ravens are extremely intelligent. They use tools to get food if necessary, and can even mimic human speech! Cool facts about White-Necked Ravens: - Their main diet is fruit, insects, and small reptiles, but if ...

Alan Eustace record setting skydive

Umbrella That Uses Air to Keep You Dry

India’s spacecraft Mangalyaan reaches Mars on first attempt

Hoverbike on the horizon

UK-based company Malloy Aeronautics has developed a new type of helicopter which they call a quadcopter. They have already manufactured a model, one third the size of a real one, and this is already popular with drone enthusiasts. But the team behind it say that this is only the beginning. They are confident that soon they’ll be able to test a real, full-sized one, controlled by a human ...

Nima Arkani-Hamed on understanding universe at most fundamental level

This "fundamentalist" conversation with Prof. Arkani-Hamed of the Institute for Advanced Study, Princeton, took place on Nov. 14, 2013.

NASA releases'Flying Saucer' test video

Ian Clark, principal investigator of the Low-Density Supersonic Decelerator, takes us through a play-by-play of NASA’s recent 'flying saucer' Test in Hawaii, using high-definition video shot from cameras on board the test vehicle.

Tofy Mussivand: Revolutionary artificial heart

Whitepine Pictures: Tofy Mussivand was a young man when he fled the Shahs Iran in 1957. After studying engineering and working across Canada, Dr. Mussivand left to pursue medicine and biomedical engineering in the United States. Bringing back extraordinary expertise, he settled in Ottawa, where his knowledge pushed the frontier of heart transplants and made the city an unlikely centre of world...