Space

J.J. Abrams to Make Documentary Web Series on Google's Lunar XPRIZE Competition

This year, teams of entrepreneurs, scientists, and innovators will have the opportunity to compete for a $30 million dollar prize by...

Janey Tracey
Thursday, 03 March 2016 - 10:46AM

The Universe May Look Like a Spiderweb of Galaxies Surrounding Massive Dark Voids

What does our Universe look like on a large scale? Multiple studies have found that galaxies make up an astonishingly low portion of...

Janey Tracey
Wednesday, 02 March 2016 - 5:20PM

Good News: The Universe Won't End for at Least 2.8 Billion Years

The universe will end in fire or ice, as they say, or more accurately, in a Big Freeze or a Big Crunch. Now, there's a new contender...

Janey Tracey
Tuesday, 01 March 2016 - 4:24PM

Astronomers Want to Start Looking for Aliens Who Are Looking for Us

Many methods have been proposed for finding intelligent extraterrestrial life, but considering the vastness of the universe, and the...

Janey Tracey
Tuesday, 01 March 2016 - 2:59PM

Highlights from Scott Kelly's Historic Year in Space

Scott Kelly is finishing his Year in Space today, which marks 340 days of living on the ISS. Once he returns, he will be subject to...

Janey Tracey
Tuesday, 01 March 2016 - 11:53AM

Watch: Physicist Brian Greene Explains How Gravitational Waves Were Detected to Stephen Colbert on the Late Show

Perhaps the greatest scientific discovery to take place in the 21st century, the detection of gravitational waves has heralded the...

Zain Charkawi
Saturday, 27 February 2016 - 5:56PM

Amazing New Map of the Milky Way Reveals Where Stars Form

Scientists have just completed the sharpest, most detailed map of our galaxy yet. The APEX Telescope Large Area Survey of the Galaxy...

Janey Tracey
Friday, 26 February 2016 - 2:43PM

Exomoons in the Hunt for Extraterrestrial Life: NASA Is Looking for a Real-Life Pandora

In the last few decades, astronomers have discovered over 1,000 exoplanets, but still haven't found any exomoons. Now, NASA is kicking...

Janey Tracey
Friday, 26 February 2016 - 10:17AM

Zero-Gravity "Gorilla" Chases Astronauts on the ISS

Well, it's official. The astronauts on board the ISS have finally gone apesh*t. Commander Scott Kelly is in the home stretch of his...

Janey Tracey
Thursday, 25 February 2016 - 4:02PM

NASA Is Working on an Ultra-Realistic Virtual Reality Game "Mars 2030"

Between finding water on Mars and their partnership with The Martian, which basically serves as an hour-and-a-half-long commercial for...

Janey Tracey
Thursday, 25 February 2016 - 10:22AM

Astronomers Are Getting Closer to Explaining Those Mysterious Radio Bursts from Space

Fast radio bursts were discovered by astronomers almost fifteen years ago, and yet there is still no generally accepted explanation...

Janey Tracey
Wednesday, 24 February 2016 - 2:50PM

UPDATED: Watch the Live Stream of SpaceX's Groundbreaking Rocket Landing--That's Already Expected to Fail

SpaceX has tried time and time again to land their Falcon 9 rocket on a barge, but each time the rocket has crashed spectacularly....

Janey Tracey
Wednesday, 24 February 2016 - 12:21PM

The White House is Hoping Science Fiction Can Create a Generation of Space Pioneers

The White House is working with some of the nation's greatest futurists to plan for the future of US space travel, and it's hoping...

Kieran Dickson
Tuesday, 23 February 2016 - 5:34PM

Virgin Galactic Unveils Next-Generation Space Plane

After their tragic setback in 2014, Virgin Galactic has finally revealed their next-generation space plane, the SpaceShipTwo, which...

Janey Tracey
Tuesday, 23 February 2016 - 9:56AM

NASA's New Class of Astronauts Had More Than Twice the Record Number of Applicants

The next generation of astronauts will be picked from a more selective pool of applicants than ever before, and it's all because of...

Janey Tracey
Monday, 22 February 2016 - 12:10PM

Scientists Have Discovered the Largest Rocky Exoplanet to Date and It’s Even Bigger Than You'd Think

The Kepler Spacecraft has struck again. A group of scientists from the Pontifical Catholic University of Chile in Santiago recently...

Zain Charkawi
Saturday, 20 February 2016 - 8:11PM

NASA Finds "Hulk-Like" Ancient Ocean Burst Through Charon's Surface

NASA's New Horizons probe is learning more and more about Pluto every day, as well as its largest moon, Charon. According to the...

Janey Tracey
Friday, 19 February 2016 - 12:39PM

NASA Releases Stunning Image of Dione Bisected by Saturn's Rings

Saturn's icy moon Dione is always in close proximity to Saturn's beautiful rings, but now NASA's Cassini spacecraft has captured the...

Janey Tracey
Thursday, 18 February 2016 - 10:31AM

NASA on Interstellar Travel: "There Is No Known Reason Why We Cannot Do This"

Achieving near-relativistic speeds is the "holy grail" of space travel, as it would allow humanity to visit potentially habitable...

Janey Tracey
Wednesday, 17 February 2016 - 1:15PM

Exoplanets Become Luxury Travel Destinations in Gorgeous NASA JPL Posters

NASA has been working overtime to turn deep-space locations into desirable space tourism destinations, and now they've released...

Janey Tracey
Tuesday, 16 February 2016 - 1:32PM