A paper accepted for publication in PASP claims the detection of “signals probably from Extra-Terrestrial Intelligence.” A preprint titled “Discovery of peculiar periodic spectral modulations in a small fraction of solar type stars” is available on arXiv. The SETI community is skeptical but actively looking.
The “anomalous” or “impossible” space propulsion system EmDrive has been often in the news in the last few months. First, the rumor – then confirmed – that the latest experimental results of the NASA Eagleworks team will be published in December in the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA)’s Journal of Propulsion and Power, a prestigious peer-reviewed scientific journal.
Then a select, invitation-only three-day workshop in Colorado, the Estes Park Advanced Propulsion Workshop organized by the Space Studies Institute (SSI), featured presentations by NASA Eagleworks scientist Paul March and Prof. Martin Tajmar, chair for [...]
Gravitational wave astronomy will soon be in full swing, and permit studying subtle gravitational wave physics and intriguing “spacetime memory” effects.
The White House released a report titled “Preparing for the Future of Artificial Intelligence” (AI) as well as a “National Artificial Intelligence Research and Development Strategic Plan.” Meanwhile, President Obama is speaking up on AI, futuristic technologies, and space.