Science Videos

New Horizons Sends Back Sharpest Images of Pluto's Surface Yet

New Horizons has been sending back a cornucopia of new information about our mysterious former ninth planet ever since the historic...

Janey Tracey
Friday, 11 December 2015 - 2:50PM

Watch: NASA Explains How They Would Build a Death Star

NASA engineer explains how the space organization would build the Death Star from Star Wars.

Janey Tracey
Friday, 11 December 2015 - 10:49AM

Neil DeGrasse Tyson Reveals His Biggest Problem with the Death Star

Nail DeGrasse Tyson stokes the flames of the Star Wars versus Star Trek debate- again.

Janey Tracey
Wednesday, 09 December 2015 - 4:14PM

Computer Generated Celebrities Bring Us One Step Closer to Augmented Reality

In the sci-fi comedy Simone, a film director pulls a fast one on viewing audiences by filming a movie with an entirely virtual lead...

Janey Tracey
Wednesday, 09 December 2015 - 9:50AM

NASA Roboticist Says BB-8 Isn't Designed as Well as R2-D2 or C-3PO

NASA roboticist Brett Kennedy claims that the physics of BB-8 "just doesn't work out," which is blasphemy. Luckily, he compares him to...

Janey Tracey
Tuesday, 08 December 2015 - 4:52PM

Mesmerizing Video Maps All of the Kepler Exoplanet Systems

In this amazing video (which will hypnotize you if you stare at it long enough), Youtube user Ethan Kruse has mapped every single...

Janey Tracey
Wednesday, 02 December 2015 - 2:57PM

Watch: Astronauts Can Now Drink Out of Cups in Space

The gravity on the International Space Station leads to many difficulties in astronauts' lives, not least when it comes to drinking...

Janey Tracey
Wednesday, 02 December 2015 - 11:14AM

Watch: Neil deGrasse Tyson Uses Science to Choose Between the Millennium Falcon and the Enterprise

The Star Wars versus Star Trek debate answered once and for all.

Janey Tracey
Monday, 30 November 2015 - 3:48PM

New Li-Fi Technology Is 100 Times Faster than Wi-Fi

Li-Fi, a super-fast, light-based alternative to Wi-Fi, has been developing in research labs for years, but has thus far been...

Janey Tracey
Tuesday, 24 November 2015 - 2:53PM

Blue Origin's New Shepard Just Became the First Successful Reusable Rocket

Move over, SpaceX, because Jeff Bezos's Blue Origin just achieved the first successful landing of a reusable rocket. Yesterday, the...

Janey Tracey
Tuesday, 24 November 2015 - 12:51PM

Watch: Neil deGrasse Tyson Critiques the Science of The Good Dinosaur

If the asteroid that caused the dinosaur extinction missed, could humans and dinosaurs have lived at the same time? That's the...

Janey Tracey
Monday, 23 November 2015 - 12:28PM

NASA Just Gave Two Humanoid Robots to MIT and Northeastern University

Meet the astronaut of the future, Valkyrie I (or R5 as NASA calls it).NASA just gave one robot each to MIT and Northeastern University...

Zain Charkawi
Saturday, 21 November 2015 - 12:07PM

Hasbro Releases Eerily Lifelike Robotic Kitties for Seniors

With their new toy line for seniors, Hasbro proves itself determined to traverse the uncanny valley with these weird, almost realistic...

Janey Tracey
Wednesday, 18 November 2015 - 4:12PM

Watch: "Super Science Friends" Features Superpowered Famous Scientists Fighting Nazis

Super Science Friends, a humor web series that was successfully funded through Kickstarter last year, has published their first...

Janey Tracey
Wednesday, 18 November 2015 - 10:30AM

"How to Go to Space" in Really, Really Simple Words

The process of going to space is a complicated one, whether you're trying to understand the physics of spaceships or the stringent...

Janey Tracey
Saturday, 14 November 2015 - 12:23PM

Our Own Cells Might Hold the Key to Curing Diseases

Our own bodies might hold the key to the evolution of medical treatment. Physician Siddhartha Mukherjee has recently proposed a new...

Alexandra Grunberg
Friday, 13 November 2015 - 11:04AM

Astronomers Discover the Closest Earth-Sized Exoplanet As of Yet

Not long ago, scientists found the closest rocky exoplanet to earth orbiting a star in the constellation Cassiopeia. This was a huge...

Zain Charkawi
Thursday, 12 November 2015 - 8:52PM

Miguel Chevalier's Illustration of Stephen Hawking's Research Will Blow Your Mind

Cambridge University has no shortage of great names on its list of alumni, from Isaac Newton to Arthur Eddington, the University has...

Kieran Dickson
Thursday, 12 November 2015 - 5:50PM

NASA Celebrates the 15th Anniversary of the ISS with a Country Song

It's the ISS's fifteenth anniversary this month, and in honor of that occasion, NASA has written a celebratory song in the tradition...

Janey Tracey
Thursday, 12 November 2015 - 3:58PM

New Device Will Allow You to Feel the Impact of Virtual Reality Punches

Virtual reality may be taking a significant step towards fully immersive, realistic simulated experiences, as a new device from the...

Janey Tracey
Thursday, 12 November 2015 - 11:41AM