SpaceX Just Failed to Land a Rocket onto a Drone Ship

The good news is that the SpaceX Falcon 9 successfully launched two satellites into orbit this morning. The bad news - the company...

Noelle Phansalkar
Wednesday, 15 June 2016 - 1:47PM

Elon Musk Says "People Will Die" on the First SpaceX Mission to Mars

As we grow closer and closer to the end of September - the date that Elon Musk has set to reveal his plans for colonizing Mars- it...

Noelle Phansalkar
Wednesday, 15 June 2016 - 12:24PM

NASA Aims to Predict Dust Storms on Mars

NASA really, really wants to avoid a real-life Mark Watney situation. We haven't even figured out how to land a manned mission on Mars...

Janey Tracey
Wednesday, 15 June 2016 - 10:05AM

NASA's New Recruitment Posters Want YOU to Go to Mars

NASA has been highly publicizing their Journey to Mars for several years now, and between social media tie-ins and plenty of...

Janey Tracey
Tuesday, 14 June 2016 - 3:11PM

Dark Matter May Be Made Up of Black Holes

We all know about dark matter - the elusive, mysterious substance that composes most of the material universe, and is widely thought...

Noelle Phansalkar
Monday, 13 June 2016 - 5:32PM

Supermassive Black Hole Dines on Cold Gas

Black holes have to eat too, apparently. For the first time, astronomers have captured an amazing phenomenon in which supermassive...

Noelle Phansalkar
Monday, 13 June 2016 - 2:52PM

Watch: Astronauts Aboard ISS Play on the BEAM

BEAM me up, Scotty! The new Bigelow Expandable Activity Module is ready for action! After a less-than-successful first attempt at...

Noelle Phansalkar
Tuesday, 07 June 2016 - 3:23PM

Watch: NASA's BEAM Module Inflates to Full Size on International Space Station

NASA is one step closer to creating a habitat for humans on the Moon or Mars, as their BEAM module has successfully inflated to its...

Janey Tracey
Tuesday, 31 May 2016 - 5:25PM

Watch: NASA's Most Detailed Look at Pluto's Surface Yet

Last July, New Horizons made its closest approach to Pluto, providing a wealth of new information about our former ninth planet. It...

Janey Tracey
Friday, 27 May 2016 - 2:32PM

Mars Is Emerging from an Ice Age Into a "Warm Phase"

Earth isn't the only planet currently undergoing climate change. According to a new study, the Red Planet emerged from an ice age...

Janey Tracey
Thursday, 26 May 2016 - 3:34PM

NASA Delays Inflatable Space Habitat After Failed Deployment

In April, NASA and SpaceX sent their BEAM module, an inflatable habitat that could allow us to live on the Moon or Mars, to the ISS...

Janey Tracey
Thursday, 26 May 2016 - 1:02PM

NASA Study Shows Europa's Oceans Can Harbor Alien Life

Jupiter's moon Europa has long been considered a prime candidate for the discovery of alien life, as a result of the subterranean...

Janey Tracey
Thursday, 19 May 2016 - 11:24AM

New Study Finds Traces of Mega-Tsunamis on Mars

Scientists are becoming more and more certain that Mars was once a very far cry from the dry, dusty, inhospitable planet it is today....

Kieran Dickson
Thursday, 19 May 2016 - 10:25AM

NASA Invests in Cryosleep Pods, Interstellar Flight, and More

NASA has just selected eight cutting-edge projects to receive Phase II funding from their Innovative Advanced Concepts...

Janey Tracey
Monday, 16 May 2016 - 1:48PM

Watch: NASA Observes Spectacular Magnetic Light Show for the First Time

The magnetosphere surrounding Earth is active all the time, but since magnetic fields are invisible to the naked eye, NASA has...

Janey Tracey
Monday, 16 May 2016 - 11:31AM

Google's AI Is Reading Thousands of Romance Novels to Learn the Art of Conversation

Google's AI is becoming more advanced all the time, and even won the race to a huge artificial intelligence milestone when it beat...

Janey Tracey
Wednesday, 11 May 2016 - 3:04PM

NASA Detects Oxygen in Mars' Atmosphere

NASA has just discovered oxygen in the Martian atmosphere, using an instrument onboard the Stratospheric Observatory for Infrared...

Janey Tracey
Wednesday, 11 May 2016 - 10:30AM

Kepler Discovers Hundreds of New Exoplanets

In the biggest single announcement of exoplanets ever recorded, NASA's Kepler team has announced that they have unveiled 1,284 new...

Janey Tracey
Tuesday, 10 May 2016 - 2:22PM

Watch: NASA Captures Rare and Spectacular Mercury Solar Transit

Early yesterday morning, skywatchers had the opportunity to see a relatively rare celestial event: a Mercury solar transit. Now, NASA...

Janey Tracey
Tuesday, 10 May 2016 - 11:04AM

NASA Picks the Best Real-Life Analogs to Star Wars Planets

NASA gives their picks for the celestial objects that are closest to Star Wars worlds.

Janey Tracey
Wednesday, 04 May 2016 - 2:07PM