Space

The First-Ever Picture of a Black Hole Has Yet to be Taken

You know what a black hole looks like, right? The name itself is practically a dead giveaway - it's black, it's a hole in space, etc....

Noelle Phansalkar
Wednesday, 08 June 2016 - 7:50AM

13 Billion-Year-Old Star Can Still Make Music

"Just as archeologists can reveal the past by excavating the earth, so we can use sound inside the stars to perform Galactic...

Noelle Phansalkar
Tuesday, 07 June 2016 - 11:28AM

Scientists Claim Mark Watney Would Have Been in a Wheelchair "For a Very Long Time"

The Martian is one of the most scientifically accurate Hollywood blockbusters in recent memory, but there are still a few...

Janey Tracey
Monday, 06 June 2016 - 3:43PM

Elon Musk Says SpaceX Could Put Humans on Mars in 2024

SpaceX has already announced plans to send their Dragon rocket to Mars in 2018, but in typical Elon Musk fashion, he's getting a whole...

Janey Tracey
Thursday, 02 June 2016 - 5:15PM

Planet Nine Might Be the First Exoplanet in Our Solar System

Planet Nine has many mysteries surrounding it--most notably whether it actually exists or not. But now, Swedish researchers have...

Janey Tracey
Wednesday, 01 June 2016 - 10:01AM

Watch: NASA's BEAM Module Inflates to Full Size on International Space Station

NASA is one step closer to creating a habitat for humans on the Moon or Mars, as their BEAM module has successfully inflated to its...

Janey Tracey
Tuesday, 31 May 2016 - 5:25PM

Watch: NASA's Most Detailed Look at Pluto's Surface Yet

Last July, New Horizons made its closest approach to Pluto, providing a wealth of new information about our former ninth planet. It...

Janey Tracey
Friday, 27 May 2016 - 2:32PM

Mars Is Emerging from an Ice Age Into a "Warm Phase"

Earth isn't the only planet currently undergoing climate change. According to a new study, the Red Planet emerged from an ice age...

Janey Tracey
Thursday, 26 May 2016 - 3:34PM

NASA Delays Inflatable Space Habitat After Failed Deployment

In April, NASA and SpaceX sent their BEAM module, an inflatable habitat that could allow us to live on the Moon or Mars, to the ISS...

Janey Tracey
Thursday, 26 May 2016 - 1:02PM

New Study Shows Relationship Between Dark Energy and the Direction of Time

Time moves forward, but why? While that’s a question that mankind may be a ways off from answering definitively, a new study by two...

Zain Charkawi
Monday, 23 May 2016 - 4:44PM

Scientists Confirm the Discovery of a 13 Billion Year Old Galaxy

Scientists currently believe the universe to be about 13.8 billion years old, and interestingly enough, there’s been quite a number...

Zain Charkawi
Monday, 23 May 2016 - 2:42PM

Lockheed Martin Unveils Plans to Put Humans in Mars Orbit Within 12 Years

If it was a space race that got humans onto the Moon, it could be that something similar might see humans reach the Red Planet. Mars...

Kieran Dickson
Monday, 23 May 2016 - 12:02PM

SpaceX's Falcon 9 Took "Maximum Damage" in Latest Landing

After many failed attempts, SpaceX has finally managed to land its Falcon 9 rocket safely back on Earth, and earlier this month, they...

Janey Tracey
Friday, 20 May 2016 - 11:54AM

NASA Study Shows Europa's Oceans Can Harbor Alien Life

Jupiter's moon Europa has long been considered a prime candidate for the discovery of alien life, as a result of the subterranean...

Janey Tracey
Thursday, 19 May 2016 - 11:24AM

Dying Stars May Give Frozen Worlds a Second Chance at Life

When a normal yellow star, like our Sun, starts to reach the end of its life, it swells up to hundreds of times its normal size and...

Janey Tracey
Tuesday, 17 May 2016 - 1:27PM

NASA Invests in Cryosleep Pods, Interstellar Flight, and More

NASA has just selected eight cutting-edge projects to receive Phase II funding from their Innovative Advanced Concepts...

Janey Tracey
Monday, 16 May 2016 - 1:48PM

Watch: NASA Observes Spectacular Magnetic Light Show for the First Time

The magnetosphere surrounding Earth is active all the time, but since magnetic fields are invisible to the naked eye, NASA has...

Janey Tracey
Monday, 16 May 2016 - 11:31AM

Physicists Say Wormholes Could Void the Heisenberg Uncertainty Principle

According to Einstein's theory of general relativity, time travel through wormholes is technically possible. And if we can ever figure...

Janey Tracey
Friday, 13 May 2016 - 12:41PM

Scientists Discover the Oldest Space Rocks Ever Found on Earth

Scientists have just unearthed the oldest meteorites ever discovered. These micrometeorites came to Earth in the form of shooting...

Janey Tracey
Thursday, 12 May 2016 - 5:05PM

Spaceflight May Have an Immediate and Frightening Effect on Our Bodies

Scott Kelly just returned from his Year in Space, and with his astronaut twin brother Mark serving as a control group in a new study,...

Janey Tracey
Thursday, 12 May 2016 - 1:36PM