NASA

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

NASA's Giant Sunglasses Could Allow Space Telescopes to Take Pictures of Habitable Worlds

NASA is about to launch the groundbreaking James Webb Space Telescope in 2018, but even with that state-of-the-art technology, we...

Janey Tracey
Tuesday, 03 May 2016 - 11:10AM

Here's How NASA Plans to Dispose of Dead Bodies in Space

Currently, disposal of corpses is not a major concern for space travelers, since missions are so short and relatively safe that death...

Janey Tracey
Friday, 29 April 2016 - 12:22PM

Curiosity Explores the Red Planet's Rugged Terrain in Latest Mars Image

NASA's Curiosity rover is about to complete one of its greatest obstacles yet, as it has nearly crossed Mars' Naukluft Plateau,...

Janey Tracey
Thursday, 28 April 2016 - 12:21PM

Watch the Aurora Borealis from the ISS in Beautiful High-Definition

NASA TV is bringing us all of the most visually stunning phenomena that can be seen from the ISS, and its newest offering shows us the...

Janey Tracey
Thursday, 28 April 2016 - 11:06AM

NASA's Dawn Spacecraft Might Visit a Third Asteroid After Vesta and Ceres

NASA's Dawn spacecraft has been hopping around to different asteroids for the last half-decade, and we might be able to add another...

Janey Tracey
Monday, 25 April 2016 - 5:29PM

NASA Wants Young Engineers to Make the Replicator from Star Trek

More than possibly any other franchise, Star Trek has predicted (and inspired) futuristic technologies that actually came to pass. The...

Janey Tracey
Thursday, 21 April 2016 - 2:44PM

NASA Reveals "Hubble Bubble" for Space Telescope's 26th Anniversary

Hubble has been orbiting in space for 26 years today, capturing beautiful and often iconic imagery from all over our Solar System....

Janey Tracey
Thursday, 21 April 2016 - 12:05PM

Light Burst from a Black Hole Merger Could Narrow Down Source of Gravitational Waves

In September 2015, two LIGO observatories detected gravitational waves emitted from the merger of binary black holes. Now, NASA is...

Janey Tracey
Wednesday, 20 April 2016 - 11:29AM

Cassini Finds Interstellar Dust Around Saturn

Saturn has a little piece of the universe that lies outside our solar system, as Cassini recently detected that there are traces of...

Janey Tracey
Tuesday, 19 April 2016 - 5:36PM

NASA Fellow Invents a Space Gardening Robot that Can Grow Fruits and Vegetables on Mars

Are we getting closer to being able to sustain a human colony on Mars? MIT engineering student and NASA fellow Heather Hava has just...

Janey Tracey
Tuesday, 19 April 2016 - 1:41PM

Get Your Earth Porn Fix With NASA's New 4K Highlight Reel from the ISS

The astronauts of the International Space Station are hard at work studying both extraterrestrial and terrestrial phenomena while out...

Janey Tracey
Tuesday, 19 April 2016 - 11:11AM

NASA Says "Mars Matters" for the Future of Space Exploration

NASA's Journey to Mars has faced some criticism as of late, but when NASA Chief and former astronaut Charles Bolden addressed the...

Janey Tracey
Wednesday, 13 April 2016 - 2:35PM

NASA Begins Testing Electric Sail Technology to Reach the Edge of Our Solar System

Right on the heels of Stephen Hawking and Yuri Milner's announcement that they're developing tiny spacecrafts powered by light from...

Janey Tracey
Tuesday, 12 April 2016 - 1:47PM