Articles | Air & Space Magazine feed for ArticlesenFri, 13 Jan 2017 13:39:18 +0000Are Humans Freaks of Nature? small but significant gap between humans and other animals on Earth may shed light on why we see no alien visitors.Fri, 13 Jan 2017 13:39:18 +0000Surrounded By Robots VR field trip inside the Boston Dynamics lab.Thu, 12 Jan 2017 21:46:47 +0000The Show Before the Air Show the annual ICAS trade show, there would be no smoke and aerobatics.Mon, 09 Jan 2017 21:00:00 +0000The Year in VR: From Pearl Harbor to the Stratosphere sampler of virtual reality air and space experiences that came out in 2016.Fri, 06 Jan 2017 21:00:00 +0000These Tiny Creatures Can Withstand an Astonishing 16,000 Gs ultimate animal survivor would still have a hard time on other planets.Fri, 06 Jan 2017 15:30:00 +0000In 1950, Airlines Didn’t Serve Liquor Over Dry States when the drinks cart was subject to some very complicated laws. Thu, 05 Jan 2017 20:52:48 +0000China’s Moon Missions Are Anything But Pointless value of the nation’s lunar robotic missions goes beyond science.Tue, 03 Jan 2017 16:10:57 +0000Small Is the Next Big Trend in Consumer UAVs, Dobby and other nanodrones.Fri, 30 Dec 2016 14:00:00 +0000George McGovern’s WWII Diary from the one-time presidential nominee’s 35 combat missions.Thu, 29 Dec 2016 19:00:00 +0000The Martian RV says home better than a 1976 Airstream trailer?Thu, 29 Dec 2016 15:18:13 +0000Vera Rubin Made “Dark Matter” a Household Phrase later, the astronomer recalled her “incredible delight” in the discovery for which she was most famous.Wed, 28 Dec 2016 18:00:00 +0000This Pebble Turns Out to Be a Fossilized Dinosaur Brain iguanodons may have been smarter than we thought.Fri, 23 Dec 2016 17:00:00 +0000How to Shoot Down a Drone actually shooting.Fri, 23 Dec 2016 14:00:00 +0000Trillions of Migrating Insects Take to the Sky Every Year that’s just over one part of England.Thu, 22 Dec 2016 19:00:00 +0000How Plausible Is the New Science Fiction Movie <em>Passengers?</em> asked a NASA contractor working on Mars missions about the problems of sleeping your way through a months-or-years-long spaceflight.Wed, 21 Dec 2016 23:00:00 +0000Breakthrough in Antimatter Physics Has Some Dreaming of Starships cost is still a problem, though. Mon, 19 Dec 2016 16:00:00 +0000Cave Living on the Moon could make useful lunar habitats, but not if they aren’t where you need them.Mon, 19 Dec 2016 14:00:00 +000012 <i>Air & Space</i> Stories From 2016 You Need To Read of our favorite aviation and space stories of the year.Fri, 16 Dec 2016 19:41:29 +0000On Mars, Looks Can Be Deceiving biosignatures need more than a physical resemblance to be convincing.Fri, 16 Dec 2016 16:16:31 +0000This Huey Flies Itself Flight Sciences teaches an old dog a new trick.Thu, 15 Dec 2016 22:10:33 +0000Amazon Delivers! shopping behemoth’s first drone delivery goes off without a hitch.Wed, 14 Dec 2016 23:30:00 +0000New Satellite Network Will Watch Hurricanes Grow fills a blind spot in our observation of tropical storms.Mon, 12 Dec 2016 23:00:00 +0000Jimmy Wyld, the Young Genius Who Jump-Started the U.S. Rocket Business years ago, a bunch of amateur rocketeers from New Jersey started a small company with a big future. Fri, 09 Dec 2016 21:11:48 +0000A Feathered Dinosaur From 99 Million Years Ago bird-like creature raises questions about how smart dinosaurs really were. Fri, 09 Dec 2016 16:37:50 +0000John Glenn: A Life in Photos passing of an American hero.Thu, 08 Dec 2016 23:00:33 +0000Tiny Adorable Bird Goggles Allow Innovative Study of Flight engineers wanted to measure lift forces, but first they had to protect their avian partner’s eyes.Tue, 06 Dec 2016 00:01:00 +0000Best Children’s Books of 2016 best aviation- and space-themed books for young readers in 2016. Mon, 05 Dec 2016 20:05:18 +0000Night of 500 Drones this the first step to flying billboards?Fri, 02 Dec 2016 17:00:00 +0000A Step toward Silicon Life? have found that microbes can make chemical bonds that might—conceivably—play a role in alien biology. Fri, 02 Dec 2016 14:23:13 +0000Canadian Astronaut Will Test a New Bio-Monitor Shirt in Space doctors hope the “Astroskin” can replace some of those messy wires and electrodes.Thu, 01 Dec 2016 21:00:00 +0000Venus, By Way of Hawaii Wed, 30 Nov 2016 20:00:00 +0000Finding Earth 2.0 Will Be Harder Than We Thought such discovery can be expected within this decade.Wed, 23 Nov 2016 13:00:00 +0000Air & Space Quiz: Test Your Knowledge of the P-51 Tue, 22 Nov 2016 20:27:17 +0000Chinese Astronauts Land on the Same Day That ISS Astronauts Launch up, Shenzhou down.Fri, 18 Nov 2016 22:02:09 +0000Everyone in the Ocean! Call on a U.S. Navy Aircraft CarrierThu, 17 Nov 2016 17:46:54 +0000Early Venusian Oceans May Have Harbored Life so, could there still be life in the planet’s atmosphere today?Thu, 17 Nov 2016 17:00:00 +0000