Weird Science

Stephen Hawking Comforts Heartbroken One Direction Fans with Theoretical Physics

Stephen Hawking tells heartbroken teenagers that "in another universe, Zayn is still in One Direction."

Janey Tracey
Monday, 27 April 2015 - 9:35AM

The Space Tourism Industry Is Already Planning Space Cruises, Hotels, and Currency

There are at least seven companies who are working on making commercial spaceflight a reality, including Virgin Galactic, Boeing,...

Janey Tracey
Tuesday, 21 April 2015 - 3:29PM

That 'Tony Stark' Craigslist Ad Was Made by a NASA Scientist Who Thinks Criminals Will Frame People with Genetic Engineering

That hilarious Craigslist ad from a "recovering alcoholic billionaire" was actually a NASA scientist, here to warn us that criminals...

Janey Tracey
Tuesday, 14 April 2015 - 11:09AM

Watch: Stephen Hawking Singing Monty Python's Galaxy Song is Pure Geeky Genius

Stephen Hawking singing Monty Python's Galaxy Song is the best thing you will see all week.

Kieran Dickson
Monday, 13 April 2015 - 12:57PM

'Neuroflowers' Sculpture Allows You to Make Robotic Flowers Blossom with Your Mind

An amazing art installation in San Francisco allows you to make robotic flowers blossom with your mind.

Janey Tracey
Friday, 10 April 2015 - 4:03PM

The Real Face/Off: Surgeons Give a Man a New Face

Surgeons performed a real-life facial transplant, giving a patient an almost entirely new face.

Janey Tracey
Wednesday, 08 April 2015 - 1:56PM

Scientist Claims Intelligent Aliens Are Likely 650 Pounds

A researcher claims that intelligent beings on other planets would likely be much larger than humans, possibly an average of 650...

Janey Tracey
Tuesday, 07 April 2015 - 3:25PM

GPS Brain Implant Allows Blind Rats to Navigate Maze

Scientists implant a neuroprosthesis into blind rats' brains that allows them to navigate a maze using "psychic GPS" signals.

Janey Tracey
Thursday, 02 April 2015 - 5:25PM

Scientists Prove Entangled Particle Can Be in Two Places at Once

Japanese scientists have provided experimental evidence for Einstein's theory of quantum entanglement, or "spooky action at a...

Janey Tracey
Tuesday, 31 March 2015 - 10:17AM

The Moon Could Have Underground Lava Tubes Big Enough to Hold Entire Cities

Are we one step closer to living inside the moon? Purdue University researchers may have found evidence that the moon has huge lava...

Janey Tracey
Monday, 30 March 2015 - 3:25PM

These Amazing Drawings Visualize the Data Patterns of Everyday Life

Two information designers hand-draw visualizations of patterns in their everyday lives, such as how often they talk on the phone, and...

Janey Tracey
Thursday, 26 March 2015 - 11:40AM

Renowned Astrophysicist Discusses Whether Sci-Fi 'Energy Beings' Could Exist

Beings made of pure energy show up in seemingly every work of science fiction, but could they exist in real life?

Janey Tracey
Monday, 23 March 2015 - 2:35PM

Chinese Company Attempts to Make Pop-Up Cities a Reality

Broad Sustainable Building aims to build the tallest skyscraper in the world- at five stories per day.

Janey Tracey
Friday, 20 March 2015 - 3:37PM

Scientists Create Artificial 'Chameleon' Skin That Can Change Color on Demand

A team of engineers created a thin film that can change color when pressure is applied.

Janey Tracey
Thursday, 19 March 2015 - 11:28AM

There Is Now a Catfish Officially Named After Star Wars's Greedo

Scientists name a new species of catfish after the Star Wars character Greedo, the one that Han shot first.

Janey Tracey
Thursday, 19 March 2015 - 9:48AM

Spider-Man Worm Shoots Sticky Webs Out of 'Slime Jets'

Spider-Man's web-slinging powers have been explained in several different ways in his comics and movies, including genetic mutation...

Janey Tracey
Tuesday, 17 March 2015 - 1:12PM

Friday's Solar Eclipse Mirrors the Day Richard III's Wife Died 530 Years Ago

When a partial solar eclipse plunges Britain into darkness on Friday, it will mirror a historical event that occurred on March 16,...

Janey Tracey
Monday, 16 March 2015 - 4:23PM

Creepy 'Hello Barbie' Eavesdrops on Your Children and Learns Your Dog's Name

Barbie was already creepy on so many different levels, but now Mattel has decided to add one more. The new "Hello Barbie" has voice...

Janey Tracey
Wednesday, 11 March 2015 - 4:16PM

Chameleons Modify Nanocrystals Under Their Skin to Change Color

One of nature's most spectacular mysteries has finally been solved, as scientists have determined the mechanism by which chameleons...

Janey Tracey
Tuesday, 10 March 2015 - 4:20PM

The WellCome Trust's Best Science Photos of the Year Will Blow You Away

The WellCome Image Awards finalists were announced recently and the mind-blowing shortlist of some of the best science images of the...

Kieran Dickson
Tuesday, 10 March 2015 - 2:28PM