Space

Watch: How Gamma Ray Bursts Could Wipe Out Life on Earth

To sci-fi fans, gamma rays are best known as the driver of Hulk's origin story. But while there's no scientific proof that gamma...

Janey Tracey
Sunday, 07 August 2016 - 10:34AM

The Curiosity Rover's 9 Biggest Moments from Four Years on Mars

On August 5, 2012, NASA's Curiosity rover made a historic landing on Mars, and has had three happy and healthy years exploring the...

Janey Tracey
Friday, 05 August 2016 - 4:07PM

Venus May Have Been the First Habitable World in Our Solar System

These days, Earth is the only known habitable planet in our Solar System, and the best candidates for potential habitability are Mars...

Janey Tracey
Friday, 05 August 2016 - 2:12PM

NASA's Mars 2020 Rover Will Record the Sounds of the Red Planet

When the Mars 2020 rover ventures to the Red Planet in a few years, it will provide us with plenty of scientific intel, as well as...

Janey Tracey
Thursday, 04 August 2016 - 2:28PM

How to Watch the Perseid Meteor Shower Next Week, Now with Double the Meteors

Each year, the Perseid meteor shower lights up the sky when Earth travels through the cloud of dust and debris trailing behind...

Janey Tracey
Thursday, 04 August 2016 - 11:47AM

Scientists Catalog All of the Exoplanets That Could Be "New Earths"

Over the last few years, scientists have found hundreds of new exoplanets, many of which lie in their stars' habitable zones. Now, a...

Janey Tracey
Wednesday, 03 August 2016 - 4:18PM

A Private Company Just Got Permission to Fly to the Moon Next Year

It looks like private space is taking a giant leap for mankind. A commercial company based in Florida has just received permission...

Janey Tracey
Wednesday, 03 August 2016 - 12:27PM

"Marschitects" Are About to 3-D Print Martian City Prototypes

A team of architects and engineers are about to build the first Martian cities--but on Earth. In September, space experts from all...

Janey Tracey
Tuesday, 02 August 2016 - 1:56PM

Don't Panic, Asteroid Bennu Won't Destroy the Earth

In September, NASA will launch their OSIRIS-REx mission, which will see NASA send a space probe to asteroid 101955 Bennu, take a...

Janey Tracey
Tuesday, 02 August 2016 - 10:10AM

Watch the Smithsonian Restore the Original Star Trek Enterprise Model to Its Former Glory

This year is Star Trek's 50th anniversary, and Trekkies are getting plenty of celebrations. In addition to the panel at San Diego...

Janey Tracey
Monday, 01 August 2016 - 4:41PM

NASA Says Mars' Gullies Weren't Formed by Flowing Water

Mars' gullies have been a source of endless speculation since they were first discovered in 2000. There's no denying that they look...

Janey Tracey
Monday, 01 August 2016 - 12:34PM

Ceres' Large Craters Have Been Obliterated Over Time

Where are all of Ceres' large craters? This is a question that has plagued astronomers for years, and now we might finally have the...

Janey Tracey
Thursday, 28 July 2016 - 2:34PM

Jupiter's Great Red Spot Might Be an Extra Heat Source

Back in the late seventies, the Voyager missions revealed that Jupiter's visually striking "Great Red Spot" was actually a perpetual...

Janey Tracey
Wednesday, 27 July 2016 - 5:20PM

Jack White Wants to Play the First Record in Space

Jack White is already credited by many fans with keeping rock and roll alive in the 21st Century here on Earth, and now the musician...

Johnny Brayson
Tuesday, 26 July 2016 - 8:27PM

A Planet-Sized Asteroid Helped Create the Man in the Moon

3.8 billion years ago, a huge asteroid crashed into the Moon and created the Imbrium crater, affectionately known as the right eye of...

Janey Tracey
Monday, 25 July 2016 - 1:07PM

NASA's Kepler Discovers Over 100 New Exoplanets

Have we discovered a new Earth? NASA's Kepler has just discovered over one hundred new exoplanets on its K2 mission, including four...

Janey Tracey
Monday, 18 July 2016 - 2:23PM

Largest Map Ever Made Covers 1.2 Million Galaxies

Scientists have just created the largest map ever made: a three-dimensional model of 1.2 million galaxies, which measures the presence...

Janey Tracey
Sunday, 17 July 2016 - 12:33PM

NASA Announces Top Ten Pluto Discoveries from New Horizons Mission

One year ago today, New Horizons made its closest approach to Pluto, giving us a groundbreaking, detailed look at its surface and...

Janey Tracey
Thursday, 14 July 2016 - 4:12PM

Watch: NASA Finds a Massive Hole in the Sun

There's no need for any doomsday predictions, but NASA has just found a huge hole growing on the Sun. Every once in a while, the Sun...

Janey Tracey
Thursday, 14 July 2016 - 12:19PM

Study Says the Big Bang Might Actually Have Been a "Big Bounce"

For many years, the "Big Bang" has been the accepted explanation for the formation of the universe as we know it today. But according...

Janey Tracey
Wednesday, 13 July 2016 - 5:40PM