Space

Infographic: All the Ways to Detect an Exoplanet from Earth

There are billions of exoplanets in the known universe, but only a small fraction are detectable from Earth. Bodies outside of our...

Janey Tracey
Thursday, 15 October 2015 - 5:16PM

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

Did Astronomers Just Find Evidence of an Extraterrestrial Dyson Sphere?

In the Star Trek: The Next Generation episode, "Relics," the crew of the USS Enterprise-D comes upon a full Dyson sphere, a...

Janey Tracey
Wednesday, 14 October 2015 - 10:09AM

One Out of Four Far-Right UK Voters Believe in a Government Alien Conspiracy

UK conservatives really, really want to believe. According to a new survey from YouGov, a full 24% of the Ukip party (the most...

Janey Tracey
Tuesday, 13 October 2015 - 2:39PM

New 'Habitability Index' Ranks Exoplanets for Potential to Host Alien Life

As telescopes become more and more powerful, astronomers will be able to investigate a plethora of exoplanets, and essentially won't...

Janey Tracey
Tuesday, 13 October 2015 - 12:34PM

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

China Is Building the World's Largest Telescope to Begin Searching for Alien Life Next Year

China is rapidly coming to the end of construction for the largest telescope in the world, which will begin searching for alien life...

Janey Tracey
Tuesday, 06 October 2015 - 3:38PM

Chris Hadfield Says We Should Focus on the Moon Before Going to Mars

Between the discovery of water on Mars and the hubbub surrounding the real-life science of The Martian, all of the hype around space...

Janey Tracey
Tuesday, 06 October 2015 - 1:18PM

A NASA Rocket Launch Will be Visible on the East Coast this Wednesday - Here's How to See It

On Wednesday 7th October, NASA will launch a suborbital rocket from the Wallops Flight Facility in Virginia. The launch will see NASA...

Kieran Dickson
Tuesday, 06 October 2015 - 11:44AM

Amazing Close-Up Images of the Real-Life Ares 3 Landing Site from The Martian

NASA is really putting all of their eggs in the Martian basket. Earlier today, they released a side-by-side comparison of The Martian...

Janey Tracey
Monday, 05 October 2015 - 2:25PM

NASA's Side-By-Side Comparison of The Martian and the Real Mission to Mars

After a huge opening weekend, The Martian is officially a success. This is not only good news for sci-fi fans, but for science...

Janey Tracey
Monday, 05 October 2015 - 11:47AM

Neil deGrasse Tyson Tweets About The Martian

Neil deGrasse Tyson might just be the most popular and beloved astrophysicist in the world at the moment, and a big part of that is...

Zain Charkawi
Saturday, 03 October 2015 - 10:56AM

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

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

NASA Wants The Martian to Show Us That Mars Is 'Survivable'

NASA has had a huge hand in consulting on the real-life science of The Martian, and are openly intending to use it to drive public...

Janey Tracey
Thursday, 01 October 2015 - 10:22AM

Scientists Want to Beam Unlimited Clean Energy to Earth from Space

For many years, scientists and environmentalists have advocated for a new source of energy before the Earth enters a genuine energy...

Janey Tracey
Wednesday, 30 September 2015 - 5:34PM

The Cast of The Martian Asks NASA Astronauts About Life in Space

The cast and director of The Martian ask about the ISS Wi-fi, space poop, and more.

Janey Tracey
Wednesday, 30 September 2015 - 2:07PM

Ridley Scott Knew About Water on Mars, Almost Worked It Into The Martian

When NASA announced yesterday that they've confirmed the presence of liquid water on Mars, many cynical onlookers noted the suspicious...

Janey Tracey
Tuesday, 29 September 2015 - 11:50AM

The Funniest Reactions to NASA's Huge Mars Announcement

"#MarsAnnouncement: Matt Damon is still on Mars."

Janey Tracey
Monday, 28 September 2015 - 4:24PM

NASA Announces that There Is Officially Liquid Water on Mars

NASA confirms the presence of liquid water on Mars in landmark discovery that could impact our search for alien lifeThis weekend, NASA...

Janey Tracey
Monday, 28 September 2015 - 11:07AM