Space

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

Mars Bullseye Could Be Host to Ancient Life

Last week, a group of scientists from the University of Texas delved deep into the eyes of two famous Marian craters, the Hellas...

Noelle Phansalkar
Sunday, 20 November 2016 - 12:22PM

Stephen Hawking Says We Have 1,000 Years to Leave Earth

Stephen Hawking's latest prediction for humanity is bleak, to say the least. The renowned theoretical physicist gave a speech on...

Noelle Phansalkar
Friday, 18 November 2016 - 2:37PM

How Would Humanity Handle the Events of "Arrival"?

Last weekend, sci-fi blockbuster Arrival opened in theaters, thrilling audiences with beautiful action sequences of alien spaceships...

Noelle Phansalkar
Thursday, 17 November 2016 - 5:36PM

How to Watch the Leonid Meteor Shower on Thursday

The Leonid meteor shower peaks every year in the early morning of November 17, offering stargazers a fantastic opportunity to see a...

Noelle Phansalkar
Wednesday, 16 November 2016 - 1:55PM
Janey Tracey
Wednesday, 16 November 2016 - 10:37AM