Supervolcano forming near New Zealand?

Supervolcano forming near New Zealand?

A "supervolcano" forming deep below the Earth's crust north of New Zealand, will have the power to destroy the world, but don't worry - it could be 100 million years away.
NASA heading back to the moon?

NASA heading back to the moon?

So, sounds like NASA might be heading back to the moon. I personal think it's about time we started exploring space, as a kid watching Space 1999 I really thought we would be out there by now, living and exploring space!
First 360 Panorama from Curiosity Rover

First 360 Panorama from Curiosity Rover

First 360-degree panorama in color of the Gale Crater landing site taken by NASA's Curiosity rover. The panorama was made from thumbnail versions of images taken by the Mast Camera.
Mystery Hole found on Mars

Mystery Hole found on Mars

A weird hole on Mars has been discovered — the 35 meter opening is very strange and there doesn't appear to be a logical explanation. The hole in the middle of a depression (crater) appears to have a opening (cave) about 20 meters deep.
Video: Lightning Captured at 7,207 Images per Second

Video: Lightning Captured at 7,207 Images per Second

Couple of amazing videos showing lightning filmed at 7,207 images per second. A downward lightning negative ground flash and an upward lightning flash initiated from a TV tower in Rapid City, SD, both captured at 7,207 images per second.
Video: MorpHex Sphere Hexapod Robot

Video: MorpHex Sphere Hexapod Robot

Norwegian engineer Kåre Halvorsen built this robot sphere in his spare time, with six retractable, expanding legs that let it dance when it's not rolling. The main goal of this project was to make a hexapod robot that could transform into a sphere shape and back. In “sphere mode” the robot should be able to roll freely like a ball.
Stephen Hawking at 70

Stephen Hawking at 70

Amazing, the theoretical physicist and cosmologist Stephen Hawking turns 70 this weekend (Sunday 8th January), famous for writing the bestseller [amazon ASIN="0553175211"]A Brief History of Time[/amazon] and numerous other books,…
China planes to go to the moon!

China planes to go to the moon!

China has hinted at manned missions to the moon in the past, but has now confirmed it wants to send an astronaut there - but there's no planned time-line, but…