Most ambitious Mercury mission yet will explore mysteries of innermost planet | Science

Mercury’s northern hemisphere is covered by lavas (tan) in this false-color image. NASA/JHU APPLIED PHYSICS LAB/CARNEGIE INST. WASHINGTON Tiny and reasonably overlooked, Mercury holds outsizemysteries Only 2 spacecraft have... Read more »

NASA’s Parker Probe will venture closer than ever to the sun to explore its mysterious atmosphere | Science

Ignoringthe lessons of folklore, Betsy Congdon has actually invested the very first years of her young engineering profession on a particular mission: to develop something that will fly precariously... Read more »

Next-Generation Robotic Cockroach Can Explore Underwater Environments

. . . . In nature, cockroaches can make it through underwater for as much as 30 minutes. Now, a robotic cockroach can do even much better. Harvard’s Ambulatory... Read more »