There is a research plan to deflect a killer asteroid by using paint, and the science behind it is absolutely rock solid, so to speak.
Among the most effective ways for Texas A&M to help build the educational pipeline in Texas is through outreach, which is especially critical in the high need STEM fields.
The new site helps the citizens of Texas identify marine species and even types of vegetation.
“My first thought when I saw the news reports of the Deepwater Horizon explosion in the Gulf two years ago were, ‘Oh my gosh, I wonder if some of the bombs down there are to blame.'”
A traditional satellite mission to go capture each object is not efficient enough to make an appreciable difference due to the high cost of orbit transfers.
Besides providing NASA with scores of engineers and flight technicians, several Aggies have served as true astronauts.
Nuclear technology is dual use: one way, it can be used as a source of energy, but another way can create weapons of mass destruction.
The National Space Biomedical Research Institute has renewed awards for its Graduate Education Program in Space Life Sciences to the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and Texas A&M University.
A thin polymer coating developed by materials engineers at Texas A&M University could keep cotton clothing and polyurethane-foam-based furniture from going up in flames.
“These green roofs actually will help mitigate problems in the urban areas like what people call having an urban heat island."