Black phosphorus (BP) crystal before it is converted into functional ink. Credit: smart-elements.com A breakthrough ‘recipe’ for inkjet printing, which could enable high-volume manufacturing of next-generation laser and optoelectronic technologies, has been uncovered by Cambridge researchers. The research, led by Dr Tawfique Hasan, of the Cambridge Graphene Centre, University of […]


Archinaut’s 3D printer in the thermal vacuum chamber at NASA’s Ames Research Center in California’s Silicon Valley. The printer created numerous objects under space-like conditions during the June 2017 test, Made In Space representatives said. Credit: Made In Space MOFFETT FIELD, Calif. — Made In Space just took another step toward its […]


Lockheed Martin will repurpose a space shuttle-era Multi-Purpose Logistics Module (MPLM) to become a test and astronaut training prototype for NASA’s deep space habitat. Credit: Lockheed Martin/NASA via collectSPACE.com A cargo container that was built to fly on NASA’s space shuttles is being repurposed as a prototype for a deep […]

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CTV National News: Powerful view of universe The super-sized successor to NASA’s legendary Hubble Space Telescope is more than a year away from deploying its massive two-storey tall, gold-plated mirrors in the harshness of deep space. That’s why scientists are busy freezing the US$9 billion, 6,200 kilogram spacecraft to see […]


Unistellar’s telescope will be available in Fall 2017 for its presales crowdfunding campaign. Credit: SETI Institute The SETI Institute and French startup Unistellar announced a partnership today to commercialize a new telescope that promises to deliver an unparalleled view of the cosmos to amateur astronomers, and provide the opportunity to […]