The seismologist who consulted on the script for San Andreas claims that the filmmakers mostly ignored his advice.
Boeing and the U.S. military are currently testing prototypes for laser weapons, like those used in Star Trek or Star Wars.
The proposed Thirty Meter Telescope (TMT) has been the subject of awe, controversy, and Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles mix-ups (just...
Sally Ride passed away in 2012, but today would have been her 64th birthday.
From Ultron to the Cybermen, sci-fi tells us that "ethical robots" could easily decide to eliminate humanity for the greater good.
Why is science fiction more concerned with a robot's feelings than its intelligence?
We would have superpowers, we'd see two moons at night, and we would probably live underground.
Samantha Cristoforetti will soon hold the records for most time in space for an Italian and longest spaceflight for a woman.
Is it possible to genetically engineer dinosaurs? A renowned Paleontologist reveals how the humble chicken could be key to a real life...
This animated explanation of the Fermi Paradox asks, "Where are all the aliens?"
A new report claims that there are millions of pieces of debris circling our planet, and scientists are planning everything from...
Bill Nye the Science Guy explains the Princess Leia hologram from Star Wars: A New Hope in honor of Star Wars day- using emojis.
NASA captures stunning footage of an explosive solar eruption evolving over the course of six hours.
ESO releases the first 3-D view of NASA/Hubble's iconic image.
In their new webseries, "Because Science," Nerdist explains how a combination of radiation and genetic modification could create a...
With just one more day before MESSENGER runs out of propellant and crashes into Mercury's surface, the probe sends back some of the...
Tiny robots called "MicroTugs" can pull objects many orders of magnitude greater than their own weight.
Stephen Hawking tells heartbroken teenagers that "in another universe, Zayn is still in One Direction."
NASA releases a beautiful Hubble image in honor of its 25th anniversary.
SpaceX releases an awesome video parody of one of the most-parodied songs, "Uptown Funk," all while highlighting their efforts towards...