Space

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

On May 30, Mars Will Come Closer to Earth Than It's Been for Over a Decade

On May 30, Mars will come 46.8 million miles from Earth, which will be the closest the two bodies have been since 2005. The Red...

Janey Tracey
Wednesday, 11 May 2016 - 12:55PM

NASA Detects Oxygen in Mars' Atmosphere

NASA has just discovered oxygen in the Martian atmosphere, using an instrument onboard the Stratospheric Observatory for Infrared...

Janey Tracey
Wednesday, 11 May 2016 - 10:30AM

Kepler Discovers Hundreds of New Exoplanets

In the biggest single announcement of exoplanets ever recorded, NASA's Kepler team has announced that they have unveiled 1,284 new...

Janey Tracey
Tuesday, 10 May 2016 - 2:22PM

Watch: NASA Captures Rare and Spectacular Mercury Solar Transit

Early yesterday morning, skywatchers had the opportunity to see a relatively rare celestial event: a Mercury solar transit. Now, NASA...

Janey Tracey
Tuesday, 10 May 2016 - 11:04AM

SpaceX Hired a Legendary Sci-Fi Costume Designer to Make a New Spacesuit

Jose Fernandez has created costumes for a slew of modern sci-fi and comic book classics, such as Men in Black, X2, and Avengers (as...

Janey Tracey
Monday, 09 May 2016 - 2:09PM

Astrobiologists Make List of Biosignature Gases to Aid Search for Alien Life

As of now, it would take a prohibitive amount of time to reach potentially habitable exoplanets to physically search for...

Janey Tracey
Monday, 09 May 2016 - 12:17PM

Watch: SpaceX's Falcon9 Makes Fastest Drone Ship Landing Yet

After several explosive failed attempts, SpaceX finally landed their Falcon 9 rocket onto a robotic ship last month, in a historic...

Janey Tracey
Friday, 06 May 2016 - 11:08AM

NASA Picks the Best Real-Life Analogs to Star Wars Planets

NASA gives their picks for the celestial objects that are closest to Star Wars worlds.

Janey Tracey
Wednesday, 04 May 2016 - 2:07PM

Planet Nine Is Either a Gas Giant or an Icy Snowball

Planet Nine is becoming more mysterious by the minute. If it does, in fact, exist, which is looking increasingly likely, then there...

Janey Tracey
Wednesday, 04 May 2016 - 10:12AM

Here's How to Watch the Eta Aquarids Meteor Shower This Week

Each year, the spectacular Eta Aquarids meteor shower lights up the sky from approximately April 21 to May 20. So the light show is...

Janey Tracey
Tuesday, 03 May 2016 - 5:30PM

NASA's Giant Sunglasses Could Allow Space Telescopes to Take Pictures of Habitable Worlds

NASA is about to launch the groundbreaking James Webb Space Telescope in 2018, but even with that state-of-the-art technology, we...

Janey Tracey
Tuesday, 03 May 2016 - 11:10AM

Scientists Discover Three Earth-Like Planets Orbiting an Ultracool Star

We may have just found the three most promising candidates in the search for alien life. Researchers have just found three potentially...

Janey Tracey
Monday, 02 May 2016 - 11:01AM