Space

John Glenn, the First American to Orbit the Earth, Dies at 95

John Glenn, one of the first American astronauts, US Senator, and last surviving member of the Mercury Seven, has passed away at age...

Janey Tracey
Thursday, 08 December 2016 - 5:20PM

Scientist Says "Exotic" Life Could Exist in Pluto's Heart

Recent studies have indicated that there is likely a subsurface ocean underneath Pluto's Sputnik Planitia. But does that mean there...

Janey Tracey
Friday, 02 December 2016 - 5:05PM

The Supermoon Stranded an Octopus in a Parking Garage

The full moon has long been associated with strange and/or mystical happenings, running the gamut from increased instances of...

Janey Tracey
Thursday, 01 December 2016 - 3:55PM

Forget Mars, This Is Why We Should Colonize Titan

For the last decade or so, most of the talk about space colonization has cited Mars, the Moon, and maybe Europa as the best...

Noelle Phansalkar
Tuesday, 29 November 2016 - 11:23AM

This Is Why Astronauts Develop Eye Problems in Space

Over the last decade, flight surgeons and scientists at NASA have seen a pattern of vision problems arising in astronauts on...

Noelle Phansalkar
Monday, 28 November 2016 - 2:45PM

Two Teenage Girls Built Africa's First-Ever Private Satellite

In May 2017, Africa will launch its first private satellite into space. The designers - two teenage girls, Brittany Bull and Sesam...

Noelle Phansalkar
Friday, 25 November 2016 - 2:37PM

Project Blue Kickstarter Hopes to Find Another Earth

We all know about 'The Pale Blue Dot' - a picture of our ocean-covered home planet from far, far away. But what if there were another...

Noelle Phansalkar
Friday, 25 November 2016 - 1:09PM

Could The Universe Really Just Be One Giant Alien?

In our search for extraterrestrial life, we may have overlooked one giant possibility - that alien life is right in front of us, or...

Noelle Phansalkar
Thursday, 24 November 2016 - 2:32PM

Pluto's Heart May Hold an Icy Underground Ocean

Two new studies on Pluto were published on Wednesday, revealing a controversy about what lies beneath an icy impact basin in the...

Noelle Phansalkar
Tuesday, 22 November 2016 - 12:13PM

SpaceX and Elon Musk Featured on NatGeo's MARS

National Geographic's new hit mini-series 'MARS' just premiered last week, and the stunning mash-up of science and science fiction is...

Noelle Phansalkar
Monday, 21 November 2016 - 4:31PM

Mars Bullseye Could Be Host to Ancient Life

Last week, a group of scientists from the University of Texas delved deep into the eyes of two famous Marian craters, the Hellas...

Noelle Phansalkar
Sunday, 20 November 2016 - 12:22PM

Stephen Hawking Says We Have 1,000 Years to Leave Earth

Stephen Hawking's latest prediction for humanity is bleak, to say the least. The renowned theoretical physicist gave a speech on...

Noelle Phansalkar
Friday, 18 November 2016 - 2:37PM

How Would Humanity Handle the Events of "Arrival"?

Last weekend, sci-fi blockbuster Arrival opened in theaters, thrilling audiences with beautiful action sequences of alien spaceships...

Noelle Phansalkar
Thursday, 17 November 2016 - 5:36PM

How to Watch the Leonid Meteor Shower on Thursday

The Leonid meteor shower peaks every year in the early morning of November 17, offering stargazers a fantastic opportunity to see a...

Noelle Phansalkar
Wednesday, 16 November 2016 - 1:55PM
Janey Tracey
Wednesday, 16 November 2016 - 10:37AM

2020 Asteroid Deflection Mission Could Prevent Armageddon

The European Space Agency and NASA have teamed up to take down one of Earth's biggest threats - asteroids. In 2013, the Chelyabinsk...

Noelle Phansalkar
Tuesday, 15 November 2016 - 2:06PM

The Most Spectacular Pictures of Last Night's Supermoon

Early this morning, the so-called "supermoon," the Moon's closest approach to Earth since 1948, reached its peak. The Earth's...

Janey Tracey
Monday, 14 November 2016 - 4:39PM

The James Webb Space Telescope is Finally Complete

The James Webb Space Telescope (JWST) was conceptualized two decades ago and has faced setbacks that have changed it’s estimated...

Zain Charkawi
Thursday, 03 November 2016 - 7:37PM

Astronomers Discover Canyons and Rivers of Liquid Methane on Titan

Saturn's moon Titan has always been a mystery, especially because its dense atmosphere wouldn't allow astronomers to peek at its...

Chris Mahon
Wednesday, 02 November 2016 - 3:15PM

A New Technology Could Help NASA Detect Life on Mars

David Bowie's hit song Life on Mars has never been more relevant--everybody's talking about Mars, making plans to go to Mars,...

Chris Mahon
Tuesday, 01 November 2016 - 3:27PM