Science Videos

NASA Video Shows What Antarctica Looks Like Beneath the Ice

Antarctica is a terrifying place when you get past the lovable penguins: it's the world's largest desert, yet it's also the coldest...

Chris Mahon
Tuesday, 23 May 2017 - 4:54PM

Interview: Space Historian Glen Swanson Talks the Apollo Program

Glen Swanson has made a career in space—all while keeping his feet firmly here on Earth. In his former role as a NASA historian at...

Carolyn Cox
Friday, 19 May 2017 - 1:40PM

DIY Roboticist Makes a Working Robot Exoskeleton Arm for $100

Everyone knows that the best part of the original Iron Man movie was watching Jeff Bridges yell "Tony Stark was able to build this...

Chris Mahon
Thursday, 11 May 2017 - 12:25PM

Tech Startup SeaBubbles Debuts Self-Driving, Flying Water Taxis

We're all living in the not-too-distant future. No question. After all, we've got working jetpacks (well, some of us do). We've got AI...

Matthew Loffhagen
Thursday, 11 May 2017 - 11:55AM

Tech Startup Neurable Allows You To Control VR and AR Using Only Your Thoughts

Every couple years, tech geeks like us watch questionable press releases come out announcing that soon we'll be able to...

Chris Mahon
Wednesday, 10 May 2017 - 3:31PM

PatchBOTS Creator Shows You How to Create a Working BB-8 Droid

Last month, we featured a working BB-8 droid created by PatchBOTS, a new YouTube channel focused on creating movie-accurate props and...

Chris Mahon
Tuesday, 09 May 2017 - 4:30PM

Why Facebook Is Shutting Down Oculus' VR Film Studio

When Oculus Rift was acquired by Facebook, a lot of VR nerds were cautiously optimistic--we've grown used to trusting that a small...

Chris Mahon
Friday, 05 May 2017 - 11:39AM

Watch SpaceX's Falcon 9 Rocket Drop Out of Space and Make a Perfect Landing

Today, SpaceX launched its first spy satellite into orbit, NROL-76, using the Falcon 9 rocket. How secret can a spy satellite be when...

Chris Mahon
Monday, 01 May 2017 - 3:11PM

Elon Musk's 'Boring Company' Shows Concepts for Underground Maze of Roads

Late last year, Elon Musk created The Boring Company on a whim, as a means of digging enormous tunnels under Los Angeles to help deal...

Jonathan Kesh
Sunday, 30 April 2017 - 12:40PM

Uncanny Robots, Star-Lord's Jetpack, and the New 'Alien' VR Experience: The Best Science Videos of the Week

Every week, we bring you the coolest science videos we can find, ranging from virtual reality to robotics to astrophysics. If you...

Super User
Friday, 28 April 2017 - 3:45PM

Artificial Intelligence and 'Westworld': The Future of Robotics at Silicon Valley Comic-Con

Everyone who's watched Westworld is looking forward to a future that looks like this:When in fact, it may look more like this:Today,...

Chris Mahon
Sunday, 23 April 2017 - 6:28PM

Universal Language: The Science Behind 'Arrival' at Silicon Valley Comic-Con

  When we heard about the movie Arrival, we had the same reaction a lot of sci-fi fans did: "Linguistics? They're going to make a...

Chris Mahon
Sunday, 23 April 2017 - 5:13PM

Neural Implants Could Become a Lifesaving or Unethical Part of our Future

Elon Musk has been making headlines lately for his bizarre new project (we know, again) stemming from his new Neuralink company, which...

Jonathan Kesh
Sunday, 23 April 2017 - 3:12PM

Virgin Galactic Describes What a Private Spaceflight Will Look Like at Silicon Valley Comic-Con

One of the first things we heard from the Virgin Galactic rep at this event was "Our goal is to put everyone in space." No, that's not...

Super User
Saturday, 22 April 2017 - 2:30PM

Syfy Talks About The Future of VR Storytelling at Silicon Valley Comic-Con

We came away from the Syfy/Digital Domain panel on VR with one conclusion: if VR is going to succeed as a medium, there have to be...

Chris Mahon
Saturday, 22 April 2017 - 1:27AM

Top 5 Science Videos From This Week: Bill Nye, Black Holes, and Robots

Let's be honest here: science is always better in video form. Whether it's watching a glowing nuclear reactor or checking out a...

Chris Mahon
Friday, 21 April 2017 - 1:43PM

Watch What Happens When a Star Meets a Black Hole

Ever since Soundgarden's hit song, people have wondered what a "black hole sun" would look like. And the answer is actually pretty...

Chris Mahon
Monday, 17 April 2017 - 12:21PM

Japan's Autonomous Robot Fighting League Is Both Cute and Terrifying

We all love a good robot fight. But for those who aren't that interested in gigantic, car-crushing robots facing off in an...

Matthew Loffhagen
Thursday, 13 April 2017 - 11:27AM

Interview: Chris Hadfield Is Proof of the Power of Sci-Fi

For many of his fans, Chris Hadfield has made space feel closer to Earth than ever.    In 2013, Hadfield became the first Canadian...

Carolyn Cox
Monday, 10 April 2017 - 4:33PM

Star Wars Fan Creates His Own Working, Full-Size BB-8 Droid

After Kenny Baker's legendary performance as R2-D2, we were really hoping BB-8 would have a person rolling around in it....

Super User
Friday, 07 April 2017 - 1:57PM