‘Visitor from a Strange Land’ – Star Ejected by Milky Way’s Supermassive Black Hole Now Traveling at over 3 Million MPH

Five million years ago the supermassive black hole at the center of our galaxy ejected a bright blue star – now, it’s 29,000...

Scarlett James
Wednesday, 13 November 2019 - 11:00AM

'The Mandalorian' is Surprisingly Dark 'Star Wars' Western Noir (No Spoilers)

The trouble with revolutions, as any student of history can tell you, is that they tend to be followed by an unstable period rather...

K.S. Anthony
Wednesday, 13 November 2019 - 10:17AM

NASA Reports 2,034-Foot 'Potentially Hazardous Asteroid' Will Fly By Earth Before Thanksgiving

I never tire of thinking about how humanity will eventually go the way of the dinosaur. I find a strange kind of comfort in...

Gart Williams
Tuesday, 12 November 2019 - 10:52AM

NASA Reveals Their Experimental New All-Electric X-Plane Prototype

NASA pulled back the curtain on its latest X-plane, an experimental class of aircraft used for testing new technologies and...

Scarlett James
Tuesday, 12 November 2019 - 10:07AM

Watch Mercury Transit Across the Sun This Veteran’s Day

If you’re reading this before 12:30 p.m. EST there’s still time to catch an astronomical event that won’t happen again for...

Scarlett James
Monday, 11 November 2019 - 9:23AM

'Airplane Mode,' AMC's First Video Game, is a 6-Hour Simulated Coach Flight...Or is It?

Every so often, we come across a story so baffling that we wonder if it's not a joke. That was the case this morning when we received...

Gart Williams
Friday, 08 November 2019 - 2:46PM

Could 'The Color Out of Space' Finally Be the Lovecraft Adaptation Cosmic Horror Fans Deserve?

The problem with adapting any of H.P. Lovecraft's short stories to film is that they often aim to describe beings, sensations, or...

K.S. Anthony
Thursday, 07 November 2019 - 11:53AM

NASA Confirms that Voyager 2 Is Communicating from the Uncharted Abyss Beyond our Solar System

Another manmade spacecraft has “slipped the surly bonds” of the solar system and entered the uncharted abyss of interstellar...

Scarlett James
Wednesday, 06 November 2019 - 9:51AM

Area 69: Alien-Themed Nevada Brothel Adds Sex Robots, Virtual Options to Menu

It was really only a matter of time before a daring capitalist seized the opportunity to cash in on the growing popularity of sex...

K.S. Anthony
Wednesday, 06 November 2019 - 9:38AM

Drunk Science is the Best Science: Startup Sends Case of Wine to Space to Age for a Year

When the 17th century Benedictine monk Dom Pérignon first called to his brothers "come quickly, I am tasting stars" after his first...

Gart Williams
Tuesday, 05 November 2019 - 10:20AM

Anomaly in ESA Planck Data Could Restructure the Very Fabric of Our Universe

Is it chicken or is it fish? While some of us may never unravel the existential mysteries of Starkist canned tuna, according to early...

Scarlett James
Tuesday, 05 November 2019 - 10:10AM

Future Workweek? Microsoft Increases Productivity in Overworked Japan by 40% With 3-Day Weekend

It's no secret that, embedded in modern Japanese culture is a work ethic that, at least to western eyes, borders on the pathological....

K.S. Anthony
Monday, 04 November 2019 - 1:24PM

NASA Sets Sights On Pluto And Beyond With New Decadal Mission Studies

NASA is considering a return to the farthest reaches of our solar system with new grants for funding a research expedition to Pluto,...

Scarlett James
Monday, 04 November 2019 - 1:19PM

Is It Reasonable to Expect Facial Recognition to Identify Transgender and Non-Binary People?

On Tuesday, Forbes published an article by contributor Jesse Damiani titled "New Research Reveals Facial Recognition Software...

K.S. Anthony
Friday, 01 November 2019 - 3:06PM

A New Type of Black Hole Has Been Discovered: Here's What We Know

Scientists have discovered a possible new type of black hole – and though it be but little, it is fierce. According to reports from...

Scarlett James
Friday, 01 November 2019 - 11:04AM

See an Unearthly Screaming Jack-O-Lantern Nebula the NASA Spitzer Telescope Just Spotted For Halloween

The NASA Spitzer Space Telescope caught a glimpse of a “jack-o-lantern nebula” frozen in an eerie scream just in time for...

Scarlett James
Thursday, 31 October 2019 - 1:05PM

Lunar Road Trip! NASA Could Put Astronauts on Moon for Two Weeks, Driving a Rover and Mining Water Ice

While NASA's hotly-anticipated return to the Moon as directed by President Trump earlier this year may not receive funding from...

Gart Williams
Thursday, 31 October 2019 - 11:51AM

Harvard Smithsonian's New DESI Instrument for Studying Dark Matter is a Robotic House of Horrors with 5000 Eyes

The Dark Energy Spectroscopic Instrument – or DESI for short – is, as Emperor Palpatine so aptly put it, “fully armed and...

Scarlett James
Wednesday, 30 October 2019 - 10:43AM

New 'Rick and Morty' Trailer Promises Long-Awaited 4th Season Will be 'All F--ked Up'

We are well aware of the fact that we don't cover as much science fiction as we used to, but it is to our great shame and regret...

Gart Williams
Tuesday, 29 October 2019 - 12:58PM

Russian Physicists: White Dwarf Stars Could be Filled with Creamy Quantum Liquids

A team of Russian theoretical physicists has proposed the radical new theory that white dwarf stars have what some are calling a...

Scarlett James
Tuesday, 29 October 2019 - 9:55AM