Melody Kramer

Celebrating NASA’s Curiosity’s First Birthday (Live!)

The drama for Curiosity began with so-called “the seven minutes of terror,” landing operation that involved rocket burns to slow down Curiosity from its 13,000 mph (21,000 km per hour) interplanetary cruising speed to a harrowing sky crane maneuver that allowed the ...

Liveblogging Google Glass at National Geographic

This morning, National Geographic employees are getting the chance to see Google Glass — the futuristic, wearable headgear that allows people to see the world through the eyes of Google — from inside our own auditorium. The glasses can record video and ...

When You Listen To Bach, What Color Do You See?

Put on a Bach concerto and close your eyes. Now picture a color. What color do you see? If it’s a fast Bach concerto in a major key, it’s likely you’ll picture a color that’s more ...