Space

Apollo Astronauts May Be More Likely to Die from Heart Disease

Traveling to the moon might be even more dangerous than we thought. According to a new NASA-funded study, Apollo lunar astronauts...

Janey Tracey
Thursday, 18 August 2016 - 4:47PM

NASA Makes All of Their Scientific Research Available for Free

While the internet can be something of a mixed bag, one of the most positive developments of the internet age is the accessibility of...

Janey Tracey
Thursday, 18 August 2016 - 11:38AM

A Mayan Astronomer Calculated the Movements of Venus Over 1,000 Years Ago

In an ancient Mayan text called the Dresden Codex, stargazers created a "Venus chart," which maps a type of "leap year" in the Mayan...

Janey Tracey
Wednesday, 17 August 2016 - 1:44PM

"Space Engine" Is a Free, Scientifically Accurate Version of "No Man's Sky"

No Man's Sky has been taking the gaming world by storm lately, but as it turns out, simulated universe gaming enthusiasts have another...

Janey Tracey
Tuesday, 16 August 2016 - 1:17PM

Report: Earth-Like Planet Found in Our Nearest Star System

Over the last few years, Kepler has discovered thousands of exoplanets, several of which are considered to be potentially...

Janey Tracey
Monday, 15 August 2016 - 4:21PM
Janey Tracey
Monday, 15 August 2016 - 10:38AM

Impact Craters May Be the Wrong Places to Look for Life on Mars

Have we been looking for signs of Martian life in the wrong place? A new study claims that meteorites may destroy all signs of life...

Janey Tracey
Friday, 12 August 2016 - 4:49PM

Check Out Two Amazing Photos of the Pillars of Creation--Zoomed Out

The "Pillars of Creation" is arguably the most famous and beloved space photo of all time. While it was beautiful and iconic when it...

Janey Tracey
Friday, 12 August 2016 - 12:17PM

NASA Accidentally Auctioned Off an Apollo 11 Artifact, and the Owner Won't Give It Back

You would think that NASA would keep their rare, priceless historical artifacts under lock and key, and usually they do....

Janey Tracey
Tuesday, 09 August 2016 - 3:57PM

NASA Releases Over 1000 New Images of Mars' Exotic Surface

NASA has just experienced a huge data dump from the Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter, and the cornucopia of images reveals that...

Janey Tracey
Tuesday, 09 August 2016 - 11:31AM

Scientist Says We Should Look for Advanced Aliens Around Stellified Planets

In 2010: Odyssey Two, Arthur C. Clarke's sequel to 2001: A Space Odyssey, Jupiter was "ignited" through a nuclear fusion process, and...

Janey Tracey
Monday, 08 August 2016 - 5:08PM

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