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Top Ten Highlights from Our 'Science of Star Wars' SDCC Panel

Thank you to everyone who came to our panel at SDCC! We had a ton of fun, as panelists Fon Davis (production designer, Star Wars...

Janey Tracey
Monday, 13 July 2015 - 3:26PM

Astrobiologists Are Trying to Make a Real-Life Tricorder, and Other Highlights from NASA's SDCC panel

Thursday is generally a less eventful day at SDCC, but NASA's "Turning Science Fiction into Science Fact" panel did not disappoint....

Janey Tracey
Monday, 13 July 2015 - 1:07PM

NASA's New Horizons Officially Begins Its Pluto Encounter

New Horizons switches into "flyby mode" for its July 14th close encounter.

Janey Tracey
Tuesday, 07 July 2015 - 7:08PM

New Horizons Recovers from Glitch, Still on Track for Pluto Flyby

New Horizons will make its approach to our former ninth planet on July 14.

Janey Tracey
Monday, 06 July 2015 - 1:36PM

Scientists Declare First 'Asteroid Day' to Raise Awareness of Global Threat

Millions of years ago, an asteroid impact caused a massive extinction event that wiped many species, including the dinosaurs, off...

Janey Tracey
Tuesday, 30 June 2015 - 2:39PM

Oxford Professor Claims AI Will Take Over the World in the Next Few Decades

From Ex Machina to Avengers: Age of Ultron to AMC's Humans, recent science fiction has been all too concerned with machines that reach...

Janey Tracey
Monday, 29 June 2015 - 4:04PM

NASA Testing 'Science Fiction' Holographic Goggles for Astronauts on the ISS

A few months ago, NASA announced their intention to develop augmented reality goggles to assist astronauts living on the ISS. At the...

Janey Tracey
Thursday, 25 June 2015 - 3:29PM

NASA Plans to Prevent Armageddon by Nuking Asteroids

At one point, NASA planned to capture an asteroid in order to prevent an Armageddon-style apocalypse, but now it seems that they have...

Noelle Phansalkar
Tuesday, 23 June 2015 - 4:59PM

NASA Unveils New Online Gallery of Over 100,000 Space Pictures

Find the Pillars of Creation, the Apollo Missions, and Mars lander technology all in one place.

Janey Tracey
Monday, 22 June 2015 - 3:02PM

NASA Asks You to Vote for the Most Likely Explanation for Ceres's White Spots

What are those mysterious white spots on Ceres? Vote now!

Janey Tracey
Friday, 19 June 2015 - 2:42PM

4 Reasons Everyone is Excited for the Start of NASA's Exploration of Europa

4 Reasons to be excited for the start of NASA's exploration of Europa.

Kieran Dickson
Friday, 19 June 2015 - 2:26PM

The Biggest Ring Around Saturn Is Much Bigger Than We Thought

The Phoebe ring is seven thousand times the size of Saturn itself.

Laura Storch
Thursday, 18 June 2015 - 4:26PM

NASA Announces 'All Systems Go' for Mission to Europa's Alien Ocean

NASA will soon travel to Europa in hopes of discovering alien life.

Janey Tracey
Thursday, 18 June 2015 - 12:37PM

The Key To Finding Extraterrestrial Life is Right Here at Home

Understanding how life survives in Earth's most inhospitable habitats could be key to finding extraterrestrial life.

Noelle Phansalkar
Thursday, 18 June 2015 - 12:23PM

NASA Is Consulting on the Science of Ridley Scott's The Martian

NASA is "thrilled" that Fox is making the movie.

Janey Tracey
Wednesday, 17 June 2015 - 2:42PM

NASA Now Uploading Ultra HD Video of Life in Outer Space

NASA is uploading gorgeous, high-definition video that will give you the best idea of what it's like to live on the ISS.

Janey Tracey
Wednesday, 17 June 2015 - 9:58AM

New Horizons Principal Investigator Thinks Flyby Will Prove Pluto Is Still a Planet

Pluto might just get invited back to the cool kids' table.

Janey Tracey
Monday, 15 June 2015 - 2:51PM

NASA Discovers Glass on Mars that May Hold Ancient Life

Deposits of glass have been found in impact craters on Mars, and

Janey Tracey
Thursday, 11 June 2015 - 1:58PM

NASA's Dawn Spacecraft Captures First Close-Up Look at Ceres's Mysterious White Spots

We can now see Ceres's white spots very clearly, but scientists are still mystified as to what they are.

Janey Tracey
Wednesday, 10 June 2015 - 2:54PM

Watch: NASA's Flying Saucer Is Torn Apart In Latest Failed Test

NASA's "UFO" spacecraft is torn to shreds in space.

Janey Tracey
Tuesday, 09 June 2015 - 12:44PM