Microgravity

03.01.15
Scientists learn to build better metals by freezing alloys in space
03.01.15

Scientists learn to build better metals by freezing alloys in space

Metals are full of microscopic structures that define properties like strength, but it's hard to f...

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11.26.12
NASA, Roscosmos pick seasoned astronauts for year-long ISS trip
11.26.12

NASA, Roscosmos pick seasoned astronauts for year-long ISS trip

We now know which two astronauts will have to pack their bags very, very well in the next three ye...

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05.07.12
ISS ready for new zero-g experiments, students asked to float ideas
05.07.12

ISS ready for new zero-g experiments, students asked to float ideas

Those secret space experiments you've been scheming? They may never happen if you try to go it alo...

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04.06.11
NASA makes longer, straighter piezoelectric nanowires in microgravity, no flat iron needed
04.06.11

NASA makes longer, straighter piezoelectric nanowires in microgravity, no flat iron needed

Piezoelectric nanowires are the stuff that make power-generating pants a possibility, and that prod...

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