It's been just over two years since Nasa mothballed the Space Shuttle, but did you know that the Soviet Union built an almost identical shuttle known as Buran? It was primarily for defence purposes in response to the perceived military threat posed by the United States' shuttle programme.
The internet has been falling all over itself this week, salivating at the news that NASA is developing a 3D printer that will 'print' meals for its astronauts. Reportedly, they've put up $125,000 in the hope that Anjan Contractor, a mechanical engineer of some standing, will be able to prototype a machine capable of printing pizza.
So two months ago I decided it's finally time I got a "real job" I've had a crack at show biz and it just hasn't worked out.
The number of casualties of the meteor that struck Chelyabinsk Friday morning has sharply risen, reaching 1,100. Officials from the Ministry of Emerge...
Now that we've vanquished all doubt and accepted that science is f*cking cool, let's take a moment to really appreciate the fact that for every celebrity-obsessed-teen on the TV, there is at least one science geek somewhere in the world sharing his wisdom, online, with those who crave it.