Astrophysics

Let's Talk About the One Scene of The Martian That's Incredibly Dumb

The reviews are in, and The Martian is an extremely well-made film, from the perspectives of laymen and scientists alike. It's...

Janey Tracey
Friday, 02 October 2015 - 2:35PM

NASA to Unveil Major Mars Mystery on Monday

This Monday, NASA will hold a televised press conference that will supposedly contain a big reveal concerning a recent scientific...

Zain Charkawi
Sunday, 27 September 2015 - 3:30PM

Particle Collider Recreates Primordial Soup from Early Universe

Scientists have finally created a "perfect fluid."

Janey Tracey
Wednesday, 09 September 2015 - 5:17PM

We May Be Able to Teleport to Other Planets by the End of the Century

Beam me up, Scotty!

Janey Tracey
Tuesday, 08 September 2015 - 5:39PM

Neil DeGrasse Tyson Graphically Explains the Horrifying Way You Die Inside a Black Hole

Tyson calls spaghettification "morbidly funny."

Janey Tracey
Thursday, 03 September 2015 - 2:26PM

Stephen Hawking May Have Just Solved the Paradox of Black Holes

Black holes aren't as black as we once thought.

Janey Tracey
Tuesday, 25 August 2015 - 5:25PM

Astronomers Find that the Universe Is Slowly Dying

“The universe will decline from here on in, sliding gently into old age."

Janey Tracey
Tuesday, 11 August 2015 - 12:57PM

Mathematician Claims His Painting Predicted Alternate Timeline During the Big Bang

Cosmologists have recently discovered that the Big Bang occurred during an alternate timeline, which was predicted years ago by a...

Janey Tracey
Friday, 29 May 2015 - 12:20PM

Most Detailed Look Yet at a Gas Cloud Surviving Close Encounter with a Supermassive Black Hole

Scientists expected a gas cloud making a close approach to a black hole to be swallowed and torn apart, but instead it escaped intact.

Janey Tracey
Thursday, 26 March 2015 - 3:06PM

Black Holes May Have High-Energy 'Firewalls' That Mark the End of Space

Black holes may have "firewalls" at their event horizons - borders made of high-energy particles that mark the end of space and...

Janey Tracey
Tuesday, 24 March 2015 - 11:37AM

Jupiter May Have Destroyed Super-Earths in Our Solar System By Shooting Asteroids at Them

Jupiter may have spiraled inward in our early solar system, causing a series of collisions that would have destroyed several...

Janey Tracey
Monday, 23 March 2015 - 4:44PM

Researchers Find Evidence That Stars Make Sounds No One Can Ever Hear

Researchers find evidence that stars are perpetually singing songs that no one can hear in the vacuum of space.

Janey Tracey
Monday, 23 March 2015 - 12:00PM

NASA Finds That One Supernova Could Produce 7,000 Earths

One supernova 10,000 years ago could have left enough stardust to form 7,000 Earths, leading NASA to believe that supernovae routinely...

Janey Tracey
Friday, 20 March 2015 - 2:19PM

Miniature Black Holes at the Large Hadron Collider Could Confirm Parallel Universes and Gravity's Rainbow

If mini black holes were detected at the Large Hadron Collider, it would provide evidence for parallel universes, superstring theory,...

Janey Tracey
Wednesday, 18 March 2015 - 5:07PM

The Hidden Planet on the Other Side of the Sun - Debunked

For decades, science fiction has been fascinated by the concept of a "counter-Earth," or an Earth-sized planet that's equidistant from...

Janey Tracey
Tuesday, 24 February 2015 - 4:17PM

MIT Physicist Calls Human Life an 'Accident' of the Multiverse

Physicists and philosophers alike have been trying to explain the supposed "fine-tuning" of the universe for over a century, and...

Janey Tracey
Monday, 23 February 2015 - 2:33PM

Earth Passing Through Dark Matter May Have Caused the Dinosaur Extinction

Dark matter and the dinosaur extinction are two of science's biggest mysteries, and it turns out that one might explain the other....

Janey Tracey
Thursday, 19 February 2015 - 1:16PM

Alien Star Narrowly Missed Our Solar System 70,000 Years Ago

The closest star to our solar system, Proxima Centauri, is 4.24 light years from our Sun. Scientists have just discovered that 70,000...

Janey Tracey
Wednesday, 18 February 2015 - 2:32PM

Interstellar VFX Team Publishes Scientific Study About Constructing an Accurate Black Hole

Interstellar certainly wasn't a perfect movie, but it did have one huge advantage in the form of scientific consulting from Kip...

Janey Tracey
Friday, 13 February 2015 - 3:40PM

Physicists Predict Discovery of Gravitational Waves by January 1, 2017

The BICEP2 data may have been officially debunked, but that doesn't mean that we've given up looking for gravitational waves. On the...

Janey Tracey
Thursday, 12 February 2015 - 12:09PM