Latest Brett Smith Stories
RedOrbit sits down with Pat McCarthy, director of the Giant Magellan Telescope Organization, to discuss stargazing on the shortest day of the year (in the Northern Hemisphere).
From smartphones to massive HD screens, video games are everywhere these days and their ubiquity might not have been possible without Ralph Baer, the “father of video games” who passed away on Saturday at the age of 92.
A new study indicates that flowing water on Mars may have only taken place during relatively short periodic episodes of global warming driven by volcanic activity.
The drug known as Viagra was originally being investigated as a cardiac medication and when study participants began to report an unintended side effect – the course of studying the phosphodiesterase type 5 inhibitor (PDE5i) shifted completely.
Electric car company Tesla Motors unveiled its much-hyped newest car on Thursday night with a suite of new features.
Socioeconomic status may have an effect on the reading comprehension of science-related information, according to a new study from researchers at the University of Wisconsin-Madison.
A new study from researchers in Norway has found that people who like to browse social media at work tend to be male, single and/or have a higher education.
Over the course of millions of years, some dinosaurs evolved into the modern birds we see today – and that transition included the shift to a single-ovary reproductive system, according to a new report in the National Science Review journal.
When NASA’s Mars Atmosphere and Volatile Evolution (MAVEN) mission arrives at its destination later this year, an instrument on board could help to determine why Mars has slowly lost much of its atmosphere and become the barren planet we see today.
Male infertility prevents many couples from being able to conceive a child and a new study published in the journal Nature Communications has found a specific protein that is a major determining factor in determining a sperm’s ability to fertilize an egg.
- Monstrous in size or character; huge; prodigious; monstrously perverse, savage, cruel, etc.