Science Videos

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

TED Ed: How Einstein Revolutionized Our View of The Universe in One 'Miracle Year'

What made Albert Einstein a synonym for "absolute genius"? You've no doubt heard the phrases "special relativity" and "E equals MC...

Chris Mahon
Friday, 25 November 2016 - 3:33PM

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

Project Blue Kickstarter Hopes to Find Another Earth

We all know about 'The Pale Blue Dot' - a picture of our ocean-covered home planet from far, far away. But what if there were another...

Noelle Phansalkar
Friday, 25 November 2016 - 1:09PM

VIDEO: This Is Why Cyclops Can Still See During His Optic Blasts

Cyclops is one of the most beloved X-Men of all time, known for his iconic "optic blasts," beams of red light that emit no heat but...

Janey Tracey
Thursday, 24 November 2016 - 12:54PM

How to Watch the Leonid Meteor Shower on Thursday

The Leonid meteor shower peaks every year in the early morning of November 17, offering stargazers a fantastic opportunity to see a...

Noelle Phansalkar
Wednesday, 16 November 2016 - 1:55PM
Janey Tracey
Wednesday, 16 November 2016 - 10:37AM

These Star Wars Drones Are Equipped with Real Lasers

Star Wars fans can already buy their very own BB-8, or wield a lightsaber in VR, or even wear Star Wars makeup. But let's be real,...

Janey Tracey
Thursday, 10 November 2016 - 5:59PM

Is the Death Star Big Enough to Create Its Own Gravity?

If you didn't make it to Outer Places' panel on the science of Star Wars this year at Comic-Con, here's the next best thing: a video...

Chris Mahon
Friday, 04 November 2016 - 2:15PM

The James Webb Space Telescope is Finally Complete

The James Webb Space Telescope (JWST) was conceptualized two decades ago and has faced setbacks that have changed it’s estimated...

Zain Charkawi
Thursday, 03 November 2016 - 7:37PM

James Cameron Wants to Make the Avatar Sequels in 3-D, Without 3-D Glasses

Love him or hate him, James Cameron has always been a pioneer in filmmaking technology, from the scope of the effects in Titanic to...

Janey Tracey
Monday, 31 October 2016 - 1:19PM

Could Marvel's Galactus Really Consume the Earth?

Have you ever wondered what Earth would taste like to Galactus? No? How about the amount of energy Galactus would receive if he...

Cory McDonough
Sunday, 23 October 2016 - 12:27PM

UPDATED: The ExoMars Mission Lander Just Fell Through Mars' Atmosphere - Did It Survive?

It's been a big month for interplanetary exploration--first Elon Musk announces his plans to colonize Mars with an Interplanetary...

Chris Mahon
Wednesday, 19 October 2016 - 2:21PM

Sorry, Aspiring Moon Colonists--The Moon Will Kill You

We love the Moon almost as much as Duncan Jones' film about it (and the upcoming sequel). And with Elon Musks' recent plan to colonize...

Chris Mahon
Friday, 14 October 2016 - 2:51PM

Wikileaks Releases UFO E-Mails Sent to Clinton By Former Blink 182 Singer

You've probably heard that Blink 182's former lead singer, Tom DeLonge, has a pretty big obsession with UFOs. He's made a number of...

Johnny Brayson
Monday, 10 October 2016 - 8:42PM

How the Dream Hacking in USA's "Falling Water" Could Happen in Real Life

Dream-hacking has been of interest to scientists for years, even before Inception brought it to the public eye. Now, the new USA show...

Janey Tracey
Saturday, 08 October 2016 - 12:26PM

These New Headphones Are Essentially Wireless Tricorders

A lot of people have been making fun of the new AirBuds (sorry, AirPods) as well as Apple's decision to remove headphone jacks from...

Chris Mahon
Wednesday, 05 October 2016 - 1:16PM

Elon Musk's Plan for a Self-Sustaining Colony on Mars in the Next 100 Years

Elon Musk is not looking for Helium-3, like Lunar Industries in Duncan Jones Moon. He's not looking for alien life. According to...

Chris Mahon
Tuesday, 04 October 2016 - 1:26PM

A Rare "Black Moon" Appears Tonight for North American Stargazers

Tonight, September 30th, North American skywatchers might see something strange: a patch of sky with no stars, caused by a rare "black...

Chris Mahon
Friday, 30 September 2016 - 1:10PM

LIVESTREAM: Elon Musk Says We Need These Four Things to Colonize Mars

Today at 2:30 PM EST, Elon Musk jumped on a livestream and began to talk about his plan to "Make Humans a Multiplanetary Species."...

Chris Mahon
Tuesday, 27 September 2016 - 3:39PM