World Asteroid Day Coming Up!

On 30 June 1908, an asteroid exploded over Tunguska, Siberia. Asteroids are common. Large asteroids impacting Earth are much less common (thank goodness!), but they do happen. And they can be very, very bad — just ask the dinosaurs. Or ask the folks in Chelyabinsk,… Read More

FAA Issues UAV Rules

These rules have been in the works for several years. Congratulations to the Federal Aviation Administration for issuing rules for small unmanned aircraft systems. By the end of the decade, expect small flying robot aircraft to be common sights as they give humans a helpful… Read More