Science Videos

Blowing Giant Polymer Bubbles in Space Could Pave the Way to Space Civilizations

If humans ever try to colonize space, much of the technology we need would be available to us, if only it weren't so costly. We would...

Janey Tracey
Thursday, 15 October 2015 - 10:29AM

The Uncanny Valley of Personality: People Like Robots Better When They Aren't Perfect

According to the theory of the "uncanny valley," people are viscerally repulsed by artificial beings that look somewhat like humans,...

Janey Tracey
Wednesday, 14 October 2015 - 2:38PM

Marvel Fan Builds a Real-Life Mjolnir that Only He Can Lift

"Whosoever holds this hammer, if he be worthy, shall possess the power of Thor," say the Marvel gods (although that's since been...

Janey Tracey
Wednesday, 14 October 2015 - 11:16AM

Watch: ISS Astronauts Create Glowing, Colored Orbs of Floating Water

Thanks to the state-of-the-art Red Dragon camera on board the ISS, we can now see what it looks like when astronauts get some downtime...

Janey Tracey
Monday, 12 October 2015 - 10:36AM

Watch: How Do Hive Minds in Science Fiction Work in Real Life?

Hive minds are omnipresent in science fiction, even in cases you wouldn't expect. Group minds, or a collective intelligence occupying...

Janey Tracey
Friday, 02 October 2015 - 5:00PM

Let's Talk About the One Scene of The Martian That's Incredibly Dumb

The reviews are in, and The Martian is an extremely well-made film, from the perspectives of laymen and scientists alike. It's...

Janey Tracey
Friday, 02 October 2015 - 2:35PM

Even a Robot Developed to Assemble IKEA Furniture Still Can't Assemble Ikea Furniture

Researchers have just scientifically proven that IKEA furniture is impossible to assemble. School of Mechanical and Aerospace...

Janey Tracey
Friday, 02 October 2015 - 10:15AM

The 10 Most Realistic Sci-Fi Movies of All Time

These are the Sci-Fi 10 movies scientists can't get enough of.

Janey Tracey
Thursday, 01 October 2015 - 5:39PM

The US Military Could Deploy Drones Armed With High-Energy Laser Guns by 2017

Thanks to a new high-energy laser weapon, the future of drone warfare is rapidly resembling something out of a terrifying science...

Kieran Dickson
Wednesday, 30 September 2015 - 1:26PM

Everything You Need to Know About the Rare Supermoon Eclipse This Weekend

This weekend, the sky will be lit up in a most distinctive way: a simultaneous supermoon and lunar eclipse will create an effect in...

Janey Tracey
Saturday, 26 September 2015 - 12:31PM

NASA is Developing a Space Shotgun to Fire at Near Earth Asteroids

Many in the scientific community believe that asteroids and comets could represent a potentially endless stockpile for humanity's...

Kieran Dickson
Thursday, 24 September 2015 - 5:35AM

Elon Musk's Plans for Sending 1 Million People to Mars for $500,000 Each.

Elon Musk has long been a vocal proponent for the quest to send humans to Mars, regularly suggesting that humanity must become...

Kieran Dickson
Monday, 21 September 2015 - 5:59AM

Watch: Could the Joker Venom Really Make You Die Laughing?

Why so serious?

Janey Tracey
Sunday, 20 September 2015 - 12:44PM

Watch the Making of an Amazing 7-Mile-Wide Scale Model of Our Solar System

A group of friends just built a perfectly to-scale model of our universe, and it's absolutely breathtaking:Made by filmmakers and...

Janey Tracey
Saturday, 19 September 2015 - 11:53AM

You Can Now Go on a Kenyan Safari and Help Save Elephants With Google Street View

Going on an African safari sits right at the top of many people's bucket list, but with iconic animals such as elephants and...

Kieran Dickson
Tuesday, 15 September 2015 - 12:10PM

NASA Could Soon Bring 4K UHD Footage of Space Direct to Your TV With New Cable and Satellite Channel

There have been a number of milestones when it comes to bringing the realm of space to the wider public, and while none could claim to...

Kieran Dickson
Monday, 14 September 2015 - 2:04PM

The Inside of the New SpaceX Dragon Capsule Looks Like Every Sci-Fi Spacecraft

SpaceX has just revealed the first images and footage of the interior of the new Dragon capsule, designed to shuttle astronauts to and...

Janey Tracey
Friday, 11 September 2015 - 5:50PM

This Amazing Robotic Space Hedgehog Could One Day Explore Martian Moons

Watch this remarkable little space hedgehog as it tumbles around through simulated zero-g environments.

Kieran Dickson
Friday, 11 September 2015 - 12:17PM

Elon Musk Wants to Nuke Mars, Stephen Colbert Calls Him a 'Supervillain'

Nuclear weapons are the "fast way" to warm up Mars.

Janey Tracey
Thursday, 10 September 2015 - 1:47PM

NASA's Dawn Spacecraft Produces Clearest Pictures Yet of Ceres and Its White Spots

NASA's Dawn spacecraft is currently in the middle of a detailed mapping procedure that will see the surface of the dwarf planet Ceres...

Kieran Dickson
Wednesday, 09 September 2015 - 12:34PM