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Scientists Just Discovered a New State of Matter, Called 'Time Crystals'

In what may represent a unique breakthrough in how we understand the universe, scientists have uncovered the existence of a new form...

Devin Klos
Monday, 30 January 2017 - 2:04PM

US Government Agencies Go 'Rogue' on Social Media

Several government employees have created alternate, "rogue" versions of their social media handles in defiance of the Trump...

Devin Klos
Thursday, 26 January 2017 - 7:17PM

Watch a Firefighter With a Water-Powered Jetpack Fight a Simulated Fire

Sometimes you just have to stop yourself and say "Hey, I'm living in the future." Because if someone told us that there is currently...

Chris Mahon
Tuesday, 24 January 2017 - 3:40PM

Reddit-Based Stock Market Will Deal Exclusively in Memes

In one of your late-night internet searches, you may have had the good fortune to stumble across Reddit's r/MemeEconomy — a...

Noelle Phansalkar
Wednesday, 18 January 2017 - 7:36PM

NASA's New App Lets You Become a Crewmember on the ISS

Last month, NASA quietly released the awesome new educational app "Space Science Investigations: Plant Growth," which lets Android...

Noelle Phansalkar
Wednesday, 18 January 2017 - 3:20PM

Jeanette Epps Becomes The First Black Crewmember on The ISS

NASA has announced that Jeanette Epps will be the first black astronaut to be a crewmember aboard the ISS. Epps will also be the...

Noelle Phansalkar
Tuesday, 10 January 2017 - 3:31PM

Boeing and SpaceX Race to Test New 'Space Taxis'

Since the space shuttle fleet's retirement in 2011, NASA has had to shell out big bucks to transport their astronauts and cargo to...

Noelle Phansalkar
Tuesday, 10 January 2017 - 10:29AM

Nissan's Self-Driving Cars Will Operate on the Same System as NASA's Mars Rovers

Driverless cars are coming, and that's awesome (despite what Cixin Liu claims in his New York Times Article). We reported back in 2015...

Chris Mahon
Friday, 06 January 2017 - 11:23AM

Scientists Now Think the Aging Process Is Reversible

A new form of gene therapy produced rejuvenating effects on mice, according to a new study published in Cell. This rejuvenating...

Noelle Phansalkar
Wednesday, 28 December 2016 - 12:09PM

Top 12 Coolest Science Moments From 2016

People complain about it being 2016 and not having hoverboards yet, but there's no question anymore: we're living in the future....

Chris Mahon
Tuesday, 27 December 2016 - 5:15PM

Obama Thinks AI Will Create Jobs

The recently released White House report on "Artificial Intelligence, Automation, and the Economy" takes a surprisingly positive...

Noelle Phansalkar
Tuesday, 27 December 2016 - 11:15AM

Elon Musk Appointed as Advisor to Trump

President-elect Donald Trump has announced three additional members to join the President's Strategic and Policy Forum, one of whom is...

Noelle Phansalkar
Monday, 19 December 2016 - 4:30PM

The National Youth Science Camp Is Training the Next Generation of STEM

In this political climate, STEM education is becoming even more important in this country. For years, the National Youth Science Camp...

Janey Tracey
Thursday, 15 December 2016 - 3:19PM

We Have (Almost) Everything We Need to Create A Real 'Westworld'

Now that we know Westworld won't return until 2018, we have a lot of time to think about things like Blade Runner and Turing...

Chris Mahon
Wednesday, 07 December 2016 - 1:34PM

This Is Why Astronauts Develop Eye Problems in Space

Over the last decade, flight surgeons and scientists at NASA have seen a pattern of vision problems arising in astronauts on...

Noelle Phansalkar
Monday, 28 November 2016 - 2:45PM

Two Teenage Girls Built Africa's First-Ever Private Satellite

In May 2017, Africa will launch its first private satellite into space. The designers - two teenage girls, Brittany Bull and Sesam...

Noelle Phansalkar
Friday, 25 November 2016 - 2:37PM

Judge Rules That 14-Year-Old Girl Can Be Cryogenically Frozen

In a case that can only be described as historic - a British 14-year old terminal cancer patient, known only as JS, has won the right...

Noelle Phansalkar
Friday, 18 November 2016 - 6:05PM

Stephen Hawking Says We Have 1,000 Years to Leave Earth

Stephen Hawking's latest prediction for humanity is bleak, to say the least. The renowned theoretical physicist gave a speech on...

Noelle Phansalkar
Friday, 18 November 2016 - 2:37PM

Scientists Are Terrified of a Trump Presidency

Unless you've been living under a rock, you know that Donald Trump just became the President-elect of the United States. There are...

Janey Tracey
Wednesday, 09 November 2016 - 5:24PM

How to Watch Next Monday's Huge Supermoon

Get hyped, astronomy and werewolf enthusiasts--the biggest supermoon since 1948 is coming next Monday, November 14th! It's the...

Chris Mahon
Tuesday, 08 November 2016 - 2:06PM