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A daily newsletter charting the future: From technology to the scientific breakthroughs changing our lives.
Pi in the Sky: How a NASA scientist uses Pi to look for life beyond Earth
Pi is a mathematical constant that is embedded in most calculations. Dr. Luisa Rebull, who is a research scientist at Caltech, is studying Kepler data to learn more about young stars and if there are planets around them. She explains how Pi is crucial to her calculations.
Can a virtual reality game help astronauts cope with the journey to Mars?04:29
Slow-moving hurricanes like Florence could become increasingly common04:07
Meet the billionaire fashion tycoon who will ride SpaceX's rocket around the moon02:01
Billionaire will invite artists to orbit moon with him aboard SpaceX spaceship01:10
After the storm: Dealing with the toxic waste hurricanes leave behind01:27
Why we can’t stop watching natural disasters on TV02:13