Space

Jeanette Epps Becomes The First Black Crewmember on The ISS

NASA has announced that Jeanette Epps will be the first black astronaut to be a crewmember aboard the ISS. Epps will also be the...

Noelle Phansalkar
Tuesday, 10 January 2017 - 3:31PM

Boeing and SpaceX Race to Test New 'Space Taxis'

Since the space shuttle fleet's retirement in 2011, NASA has had to shell out big bucks to transport their astronauts and cargo to...

Noelle Phansalkar
Tuesday, 10 January 2017 - 10:29AM

NASA Biopic 'Hidden Figures' Beats 'Rogue One' At The Box Office

Hidden Figures hit theaters this past weekend, leaving a powerful impression on moviegoers and critics alike. According to USA Today,...

Noelle Phansalkar
Monday, 09 January 2017 - 5:15PM

A New 4K Video From a NASA Astronaut Shows The Beauty of Earth From Space

Neil Armstrong made history by being the first man to set foot on the Moon, but NASA astronaut Jeff Williams has looked at the Earth...

Noelle Phansalkar
Thursday, 05 January 2017 - 3:41PM

Top 12 Coolest Science Moments From 2016

People complain about it being 2016 and not having hoverboards yet, but there's no question anymore: we're living in the future....

Chris Mahon
Tuesday, 27 December 2016 - 5:15PM

NASA Hunts for a Habitable Tatooine

Astronomers have discovered a Saturn-sized planet called Kepler-16b, which is located 200 light years from Earth and orbits two suns -...

Noelle Phansalkar
Monday, 26 December 2016 - 4:29PM

CERN Scientists Directly Interact with Antimatter for the First Time

Today, after 20 years or research, CERN's ALPHA collaboration has announced the very first measurement of a spectral line in an...

Noelle Phansalkar
Monday, 26 December 2016 - 11:41AM

Elon Musk Appointed as Advisor to Trump

President-elect Donald Trump has announced three additional members to join the President's Strategic and Policy Forum, one of whom is...

Noelle Phansalkar
Monday, 19 December 2016 - 4:30PM

Superluminous Supernova Found to Be a Black Hole

ASASSN-25lh, a massive explosion detected in 2015, was first classified as a superluminous supernova - more specifically, the...

Noelle Phansalkar
Thursday, 15 December 2016 - 5:13PM

A Dying Star Foreshadows Earth's Demise

A spectacular celestial event might may foreshadow an ominous fate for Earth. Leen Decin, professor at the KU Leuven Institute of...

Noelle Phansalkar
Tuesday, 13 December 2016 - 3:51PM

John Glenn, the First American to Orbit the Earth, Dies at 95

John Glenn, one of the first American astronauts, US Senator, and last surviving member of the Mercury Seven, has passed away at age...

Janey Tracey
Thursday, 08 December 2016 - 5:20PM

Scientist Says "Exotic" Life Could Exist in Pluto's Heart

Recent studies have indicated that there is likely a subsurface ocean underneath Pluto's Sputnik Planitia. But does that mean there...

Janey Tracey
Friday, 02 December 2016 - 5:05PM

The Supermoon Stranded an Octopus in a Parking Garage

The full moon has long been associated with strange and/or mystical happenings, running the gamut from increased instances of...

Janey Tracey
Thursday, 01 December 2016 - 3:55PM

Forget Mars, This Is Why We Should Colonize Titan

For the last decade or so, most of the talk about space colonization has cited Mars, the Moon, and maybe Europa as the best...

Noelle Phansalkar
Tuesday, 29 November 2016 - 11:23AM

This Is Why Astronauts Develop Eye Problems in Space

Over the last decade, flight surgeons and scientists at NASA have seen a pattern of vision problems arising in astronauts on...

Noelle Phansalkar
Monday, 28 November 2016 - 2:45PM

Two Teenage Girls Built Africa's First-Ever Private Satellite

In May 2017, Africa will launch its first private satellite into space. The designers - two teenage girls, Brittany Bull and Sesam...

Noelle Phansalkar
Friday, 25 November 2016 - 2:37PM

Project Blue Kickstarter Hopes to Find Another Earth

We all know about 'The Pale Blue Dot' - a picture of our ocean-covered home planet from far, far away. But what if there were another...

Noelle Phansalkar
Friday, 25 November 2016 - 1:09PM

Could The Universe Really Just Be One Giant Alien?

In our search for extraterrestrial life, we may have overlooked one giant possibility - that alien life is right in front of us, or...

Noelle Phansalkar
Thursday, 24 November 2016 - 2:32PM

Pluto's Heart May Hold an Icy Underground Ocean

Two new studies on Pluto were published on Wednesday, revealing a controversy about what lies beneath an icy impact basin in the...

Noelle Phansalkar
Tuesday, 22 November 2016 - 12:13PM

SpaceX and Elon Musk Featured on NatGeo's MARS

National Geographic's new hit mini-series 'MARS' just premiered last week, and the stunning mash-up of science and science fiction is...

Noelle Phansalkar
Monday, 21 November 2016 - 4:31PM