Biggest Scientific Breakthroughs Of 2014


This year, humanity landed on its first comet, a child was born to a woman with a transplanted womb, and a fossilized sea shell forced us to reconsider our conceptions of human culture. Those are just a taste of the 20 achievements, innovations, and advances we've selected for our roundup of 2014's biggest… » 12/19/14 5:11pm 12/19/14 5:11pm

The Orion 8: Some of these men and women will go to Mars

Some of these eight men and women will go to Mars and land on an asteroid for the first time in the history of humankind. Through rigorous tests, NASA selected them from 6,100 candidates to plan and carry the next space missions beyond Earth orbit. » 8/21/13 4:34pm 8/21/13 4:34pm

The History Of The Halo MMO, And Ensemble's Other Cancelled Projects

While Ensemble Studios - recently shuttered by owners Microsoft - were busy stowing their gear and shutting down operations, Gamasutra thought it'd be an idea to go ask a few more questions about the Halo MMO. » 2/02/09 9:00pm 2/02/09 9:00pm

More Halo MMO Concepts: Revenge of Mistress Chief

Yesterday, we showed you some of the early concept artwork » 9/24/08 8:20pm 9/24/08 8:20pm for the canned massively multiplayer online project set in the universe. The MMO, codenamed "Orion" and at one point at the Ensemble Studios, was scrapped after making it to a "working multi-player prototype." The artwork we showed you yesterday focused on…

Halo MMO Concepts: What Your Sexy Mistress Chief Could Have Looked Like

Now that the cat's out of the bag on Ensemble Studios' canceled Halo MMO » 9/23/08 5:00pm 9/23/08 5:00pm — codenamed "Orion" (or "Titan") apparently — we expect the tiny leaks of background information on the project to grow into a flood. Thanks to one of our snoopiest readers Jeff, we have an in-depth look at dozens of pieces of concept art from…