Here's Why the 15 Days of Darkness Rumor Is a Hoax

Every once in a while, a ridiculous apocalyptic rumor hits the internet, like the 2012 Mayan calendar doomsday predictions or recent...

Janey Tracey
Wednesday, 11 November 2015 - 1:11PM

Mars's Moon Phobos Is Falling Apart

Mars's moon Phobos is headed for a complete self-destruction, as it is slowly being pulled to pieces by the gravitational pull between...

Janey Tracey
Wednesday, 11 November 2015 - 10:09AM

Pluto May Have Ice Volcanoes on Its Surface

It's been four months since New Horizons's historic flyby past the enigmatic Pluto, and NASA is finally ready to release their...

Janey Tracey
Tuesday, 10 November 2015 - 11:41AM

Electric Sails Could Ride Solar Wind to Deep Space in the Next Ten Years

We may be able to explore the furthest reaches of space by 2025, as researchers are attempting to build electric sails that can ride...

Janey Tracey
Monday, 09 November 2015 - 2:01PM

Yesterday's NASA Announcement Dealt a Big Blow to our Hopes of Terraforming Mars

Yesterday, NASA revealed that they had all but solved the mystery of what happened to all the water on Mars, but while that was good...

Kieran Dickson
Friday, 06 November 2015 - 1:04PM

NASA Discovers What Happened to All the Water on Mars

Water might be present on Mars right now, but billions of years ago the Red Planet was a very, very different place to the barren...

Kieran Dickson
Thursday, 05 November 2015 - 5:08PM

This is What it Looks Like When a 265 ton Antrares Rocket Explodes During Launch

Last year, Orbital Science's Antares Rocket was scheduled to lift off on a supply run to the International Space Station, carrying...

Kieran Dickson
Thursday, 05 November 2015 - 11:49AM

Star Wars Was Wrong, Science Says Humans Do Feel Empathy for Robots

An interesting aspect of the Star Wars saga is the way in which the movies' various human and alien characters react to the sight of a...

Kieran Dickson
Wednesday, 04 November 2015 - 6:17PM

NASA is Recruiting the Next Generation of Astronauts - Here's What You Need to Apply

It's something that you've likely dreamed about doing throughout your life, but have you ever considered the reality of becoming a...

Kieran Dickson
Wednesday, 04 November 2015 - 10:42AM

Here's What the White House is Doing About the Threat of a Catastrophic Solar Flare

The Sun is the most important source of life-giving energy in our entire solar system, but it also happens to be a giant bubbling ball...

Kieran Dickson
Tuesday, 03 November 2015 - 5:52PM

NASA Defies the Laws of Physics, Says Their 'Impossible' EM Drive Actually Works

People keep telling NASA that their EM Drive thruster is impossible, but they keep finding ways to prove their doubters (and the laws...

Kieran Dickson
Tuesday, 03 November 2015 - 1:08PM

Celebrating 15 Years of Humans Living on the International Space Station

On November 2nd in the year 2000, history was made when three astronauts stepped inside the International Space station kicking off 15...

Kieran Dickson
Monday, 02 November 2015 - 2:22PM

Astronomers May Have Found a New Way to Identify Exoplanets

There are currently a number of ways that astrophysicists are able to locate and discover the existence of exoplanets, including...

Zain Charkawi
Saturday, 31 October 2015 - 11:28AM

NASA Releases the First Amazing Images from Cassini's Enceladus Encounter

Cassini just took a deep dive into Enceladus's geysers on Wednesday, and while we don't yet have the potentially historic results from...

Janey Tracey
Friday, 30 October 2015 - 3:36PM

What Scientists Hope to Learn from Cassini's Dive into Enceladus's Icy Geysers

NASA's Cassini spacecraft took the plunge into the icy geysers of Saturn's moon Enceladus in a close flyby earlier this week, and the...

Janey Tracey
Friday, 30 October 2015 - 11:07AM

How to Watch This Week's Rare Venus-Jupiter-Mars Conjunction

This week, Venus, Jupiter, and Mars will come together in a close encounter that will be bright enough to see without the use of a...

Janey Tracey
Tuesday, 27 October 2015 - 11:13AM

NASA's Osiris-REx Will Take the First-Ever Samples from an Asteroid Starting Next Year

Aerospace and securities company Lockheed Martin has just finished building Osiris-REx, a spacecraft that is set to launch next year...

Janey Tracey
Thursday, 22 October 2015 - 3:05PM

Watch: NASA Video Shows What Happens When a Star Is Sucked Into a Black Hole

NASA just discovered the exact mechanism by which a star is swallowed and consumed by a black hole, and they have a beautiful,...

Janey Tracey
Thursday, 22 October 2015 - 10:57AM

Surprise Asteroid Will Do a Close Fly-By on Halloween

An unusually large and fast asteroid is pulling a trick this Halloween, as it wasn't even discovered until a few weeks ago, and now is...

Janey Tracey
Tuesday, 20 October 2015 - 11:58AM

Astronaut Playlist: Scott Kelly Shares the Songs that Capture His Year in Space

Scott Kelly is spending a full year in space, becoming the first astronaut in history to do so. It's amazing and historic, but also...

Janey Tracey
Tuesday, 20 October 2015 - 10:26AM