Space

4 Reasons Why We Don't Explore Space - And Why They Aren't Reasons At All (Part 3 of 4)

The following post is the third of a four-part series developed by our partners at Exosphere. Their efforts to overcome the obstacles...

Exosphere
Thursday, 13 October 2016 - 11:47AM

Here's What Mars Would Look Like With Water

Mars is on everybody's minds, from Elon Musk's plan to make humanity a multiplanetary species to President Obama's announcement that...

Chris Mahon
Wednesday, 12 October 2016 - 12:55PM

Obama Wants To Send Astronauts to Mars by the 2030s

Two weeks ago, Elon Musk spoke before the International Aeronautical Congress and laid out a bold plan to make humanity a...

Chris Mahon
Tuesday, 11 October 2016 - 12:56PM

Wikileaks Releases UFO E-Mails Sent to Clinton By Former Blink 182 Singer

You've probably heard that Blink 182's former lead singer, Tom DeLonge, has a pretty big obsession with UFOs. He's made a number of...

Johnny Brayson
Monday, 10 October 2016 - 8:42PM

Andy Weir Imagined Neil deGrasse Tyson Looking Over His Shoulder While Writing "The Martian"

The Martian is considered to be one of the most scientifically accurate science fiction books in recent memory, and it wasn't written...

Janey Tracey
Thursday, 06 October 2016 - 5:24PM

Elon Musk's Plan for a Self-Sustaining Colony on Mars in the Next 100 Years

Elon Musk is not looking for Helium-3, like Lunar Industries in Duncan Jones Moon. He's not looking for alien life. According to...

Chris Mahon
Tuesday, 04 October 2016 - 1:26PM

A Rare "Black Moon" Appears Tonight for North American Stargazers

Tonight, September 30th, North American skywatchers might see something strange: a patch of sky with no stars, caused by a rare "black...

Chris Mahon
Friday, 30 September 2016 - 1:10PM

4 Reasons Why We Don't Explore Space - And Why They Aren't Reasons At All (Part 2 of 4)

The following post is the second of a four-part series developed by our partners at Exosphere (for the first part in the series, click...

Exosphere
Thursday, 29 September 2016 - 11:30AM

Interactive Infographic Lets You Explore a Scientifically Accurate Solar System

Have you ever wanted to explore our entire Solar System, but didn't want to get off your couch, let alone put in the work to become an...

Janey Tracey
Wednesday, 28 September 2016 - 6:13PM

LIVESTREAM: Elon Musk Says We Need These Four Things to Colonize Mars

Today at 2:30 PM EST, Elon Musk jumped on a livestream and began to talk about his plan to "Make Humans a Multiplanetary Species."...

Chris Mahon
Tuesday, 27 September 2016 - 3:39PM

NASA Presents New Evidence for Geyser Activity on Europa

Scientists have long known that Europa is a prime candidate for extraterrestrial life, as a result of its subsurface ocean that could...

Janey Tracey
Monday, 26 September 2016 - 4:43PM

The Best Science Videos This Week: Self-Lacing Shoes, Acoustic Holograms, and More

This week, scientists brought Back to the Future, Star Trek, and a not-yet-made movie about a cute, cricket-like robot to life. Here...

Janey Tracey
Sunday, 25 September 2016 - 8:23PM

Will We Hear Elon Musk’s Plans for Colonizing Mars Next Week?

It’s no secret that Elon Musk, billionaire and founder of SpaceX, wants to colonize Mars. He’s expressed on a number of different...

Zain Charkawi
Friday, 23 September 2016 - 8:18PM

Astronauts Will Cast Votes for the 2016 Presidential Election from Space

If you think voting is a pain now, you should try doing it from space. In the 2016 presidential election, at least one astronaut will...

Janey Tracey
Friday, 23 September 2016 - 5:46PM

Stephen Hawking Warns Us Against Communicating with Aliens

In a new short film from CuriosityStream, Stephen Hawking explores a beautiful, digitally rendered version of the universe and talks...

Chris Mahon
Friday, 23 September 2016 - 4:55PM

4 Reasons Why We Don't Explore Space--and Why They Aren't Reasons At All (Part 1 of 4)

The following post is the first of a four-part series developed by our partners at Exosphere. Their efforts to overcome the obstacles...

Exosphere
Thursday, 22 September 2016 - 12:00PM
Janey Tracey
Wednesday, 21 September 2016 - 1:57PM

Scientists Reveal the Secret of the Giant Space Blob

A weird, greenish blob in the sky near the Aquarius constellation has puzzled astronomers since its discovery in 2000--what was making...

Chris Mahon
Wednesday, 21 September 2016 - 1:10PM

NASA's Reveals Plans for Cassini's Final Year Orbiting Saturn

After an historic voyage, Cassini is about to kamikaze into Saturn. In one year, the long-lasting mission will finally come to an end...

Janey Tracey
Monday, 19 September 2016 - 6:31PM

The Winners for the Best Astronomy Photos of 2016 Have Been Revealed

Each year, the Royal Observatory Greenwich chooses the most beautiful, informative, out-of-this world photos that captured the wonder...

Janey Tracey
Friday, 16 September 2016 - 11:15AM