Science Videos

Chinese Company Attempts to Make Pop-Up Cities a Reality

Broad Sustainable Building aims to build the tallest skyscraper in the world- at five stories per day.

Janey Tracey
Friday, 20 March 2015 - 3:37PM

Science Writer Claims the Death Star Couldn't Destroy Alderaan with a Laser

Frasier Cain from Universe Today explains the energy requirements needed for the Death Star to destroy a planet in a few seconds, and...

Janey Tracey
Thursday, 19 March 2015 - 2:59PM

Silicon Valley Start-Up Plans to Mine the Moon's Surface for Google's Lunar XPrize

Silicon Valley start-up Moon Express aims to send a small robotic spacecraft to do a soft landing on the moon and then mine it for a...

Janey Tracey
Thursday, 19 March 2015 - 10:37AM

There Is Now a Catfish Officially Named After Star Wars's Greedo

Scientists name a new species of catfish after the Star Wars character Greedo, the one that Han shot first.

Janey Tracey
Thursday, 19 March 2015 - 9:48AM

Spider-Man Worm Shoots Sticky Webs Out of 'Slime Jets'

Spider-Man's web-slinging powers have been explained in several different ways in his comics and movies, including genetic mutation...

Janey Tracey
Tuesday, 17 March 2015 - 1:12PM

Stunning Gif Shows Just How Much Water Is on Europa

Europa has long been theorized to have a vast liquid ocean beneath its icy surface, and now a hypnotizing gif demonstrates just how...

Janey Tracey
Friday, 13 March 2015 - 4:11PM

NASA Developing Augmented Reality Goggles for Astronauts Living on the ISS

Someday soon, astronauts living on the ISS could all be wearing augmented reality goggles. After Google unceremoniously rejected a...

Janey Tracey
Friday, 13 March 2015 - 12:40PM

'Planetary' Documentary Features NASA Imagery and Earthly Sights, to Be Released on Earth Day

This Earth Day, filmmakers Guy Reid and Steve Kennedy will celebrate our planet by releasing their new documentary, Planetary, which...

Janey Tracey
Thursday, 12 March 2015 - 12:56PM

Creepy 'Hello Barbie' Eavesdrops on Your Children and Learns Your Dog's Name

Barbie was already creepy on so many different levels, but now Mattel has decided to add one more. The new "Hello Barbie" has voice...

Janey Tracey
Wednesday, 11 March 2015 - 4:16PM

Watch: An Opera Filmed Inside the Large Hadron Collider

Symmetry, a film by Juliette Stevens, is a full opera about the beginning of the universe that is set inside the Large Hadron...

Janey Tracey
Wednesday, 11 March 2015 - 2:00PM

Shape-Shifting Liquid Metal Motor Brings Us One Step Closer to the T-1000

Scientists have already accomplished Terminator-inspired bionic technology, but this is on a whole new level. This self-powered liquid...

Janey Tracey
Tuesday, 10 March 2015 - 12:22PM

Real-Life Anthropomorphic Robot Looks Just Like Neill Blomkamp's Chappie

Neill Blomkamp's Chappie may have been an incoherent mess overall, but the titular robot didn't disappoint. Now, Virginia Tech has...

Janey Tracey
Thursday, 05 March 2015 - 1:54PM

How Homer Simpson Predicted The Higgs Boson Before Physicists

He's the intellectually-challenged patriarch of one of TV's most famous families, but could it be that Homer Simpson predicted the...

Kieran Dickson
Wednesday, 04 March 2015 - 4:24PM

Cold-Resistant Compound May Be Key to Life in Titan's Methane Lakes

Liquid water has long been the holy grail in the search for extraterrestrial life, but recently, more and more astrobiologists are...

Janey Tracey
Wednesday, 04 March 2015 - 11:22AM

This Exoskeleton-Controlled Robot Proves the Power of a 5G Data Connection

5G data speeds are coming and if you aren't excited about it, just wait until you see this demonstration of the technology's power...

Kieran Dickson
Monday, 02 March 2015 - 10:48AM

NASA Astronaut Shares the Hardest Things to Get Used to While Living in Space

NASA astronaut Ron Garan recently published a book about his experiences living on the ISS, called The Orbital Perspective: Lessons in...

Janey Tracey
Thursday, 26 February 2015 - 3:10PM

The Hidden Planet on the Other Side of the Sun - Debunked

For decades, science fiction has been fascinated by the concept of a "counter-Earth," or an Earth-sized planet that's equidistant from...

Janey Tracey
Tuesday, 24 February 2015 - 4:17PM

More Giant Craters Open in Siberia, Prompting 'Urgent Investigation' of Cause

Last July, a seemingly bottomless pit of unknown origin opened in Siberia, in a region affectionately nicknamed "the end of the...

Janey Tracey
Tuesday, 24 February 2015 - 10:19AM

Parody Video Raises Awareness of Robot Abuse

There may very well be "human" rights violations regarding sentient artificial intelligence in the future, but for now, this video is...

Janey Tracey
Monday, 23 February 2015 - 1:02PM

Watch: Two White Dwarf Stars Collide and Explode Into a Supernova

Astronomers at the ESO observatory have discovered two white dwarf stars that are in the throes of a deadly dance; they are fated to...

Janey Tracey
Friday, 20 February 2015 - 2:57PM