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The Martian VR Experience: Incredible

The Martian, a new virtual reality experience for the Oculus Rift and HTC Vive, brings us closer to Mars than ever before. Created by a team from the Fox Innovation Lab, the experience combines the excitement from the film The Martian directed by Ridley Scott with the realism only VR

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Steam-like engine could help man colonize Mars

A steam engine derivative could possibly enable human beings to colonize other planets. Researchers from Northumbria Unversity in Newcastle are looking at the possibility of leveraging what’s known as the Leidenfrost effect to create engines that work a bit like a steam engine, but much cooler. The Leidenfrost effect is

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MIT researchers seek to make fashionable spacesuit

Sci-fi flicks' depictions of astronauts usually involve them wearing a skin-tight suit, but the reality is modern day space explorers still wear a ‘bubble-like’ suit that provides just enough pressure for them to survive the vacuum of space. MIT researchers, though, are seeking to inject some fashion sense into the

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