'Bucketheads' Is a Star Wars Fan Film Told From the Perspective of Stormtroopers

In The Force Awakens, fans of Star Wars got a glimpse at the galaxy through the eyes of a stormtrooper-turned-resistance fighter...

Andrew LaSane
Monday, 10 December 2018 - 1:16PM

Voyager 2 Has Officially Become the Second Spacecraft to Cross Into Interstellar Space!

Back in 2012, Voyager 1 boldly went where no spacecraft has ever gone before--it crossed out of the influence of our Sun and into the...

Chris Mahon
Monday, 10 December 2018 - 1:08PM

Alexa Using Self-Learning Techniques to Make Conversations More Natural

After watching the darkly humorous short film L1ZY (which deals with an insidious digital home assistant that goes a little too...

Chris Mahon
Monday, 10 December 2018 - 12:40PM

DeepMind Publishes Research Surrounding AlphaZero, the Game-Playing AI: It's Becoming Smarter

Back in 2016, DeepMind's AlphaGo won the "Match of the Century" against Go Grandmaster Lee Sedol, conquering one of the last bastions...

Chris Mahon
Monday, 10 December 2018 - 11:59AM

Martian Mix-Tape: NASA's InSight Lander Releases the First Recordings Ever Made on Mars

Before you scroll past all of these words to get to the good stuff, grab a pair of headphones or a nearby subwoofer because you'll...

Andrew LaSane
Monday, 10 December 2018 - 10:59AM

Researchers Have Discovered a Neptune-Sized "Balloon" Planet With a Helium-Filled Atmosphere

An international group of researchers led by a team at the University of Geneva have found an exoplanet with an atmosphere that is...

Andrew LaSane
Friday, 07 December 2018 - 1:09PM

Have a Few Minutes? Watch These Funny – and Terrifying – Sci-Fi Short Films

We've covered some weird and wonderful shorts in the past (including a choose-your-own-adventure style film where you play the role of...

Chris Mahon
Friday, 07 December 2018 - 12:04PM

Facial Recognition Technology Is a Burgeoning Threat to Freedom, AI Report Says

If you thought the face of AI oppression was going to take the form of robots going down the street killing people (as Elon Musk...

Chris Mahon
Friday, 07 December 2018 - 11:30AM

Sun's Out, Guns Out: NASA's InSight Lander Shows Off Robotic Arm in New Mars Photos

Now that she is settled into her new home on Mars, NASA's InSight lander can get to work digging into the planet's crust to measure...

Andrew LaSane
Friday, 07 December 2018 - 11:17AM

Turning Off One Gene May Allow You to Eat Without Gaining Weight, Scientists Say

When someone says "this new (blank) will allow you to eat anything you want without gaining weight!", it's usually one of two...

Chris Mahon
Friday, 07 December 2018 - 11:00AM

Lockheed Martin Wins $6.9M Contract to Improve the Military's ONYX Combat Exoskeleton

Looks like the US military is doubling down on its new toys--on the heels of the announcement that Microsoft has won a $480 million...

Chris Mahon
Thursday, 06 December 2018 - 1:38PM

New Theory Claims to Uncover the Nature of Dark Matter and Energy: It's a Dark 'Fluid'

Every few months, there seems to be a shocking new discovery or breakthrough theory that promises to finally lay bare the secrets of...

Chris Mahon
Thursday, 06 December 2018 - 1:12PM

SETI Confirms: 'Oumuamua Asteroid Is NOT Sending Detectable Radio Signals

Since its discovery by Robert Weryk back in October of 2017, the cannoli-shaped asteroid named ʻOumuamua has baffled the...

Andrew LaSane
Thursday, 06 December 2018 - 12:59PM

Scientists To Attempt Dimming the Sun by Simulating a Mini Volcanic Eruption

In the wake of a recent study claiming that filling the atmosphere with a thin cloud of sulfur oxide could block enough of the Sun's...

Chris Mahon
Thursday, 06 December 2018 - 12:42PM

Santa's On His Way: SpaceX Rocket Packed With Christmas Dinner Heads to International Space Station

They may be 250 miles from their respective homes on Earth, but that doesn't mean that the astronauts and cosmonauts aboard the...

Andrew LaSane
Thursday, 06 December 2018 - 11:37AM

China Has Been Quietly Planning a Dark Side of the Moon Landing For This Weekend

Typically, when a nation's space agency decides on a major mission into any part of space, they make sure that the world knows about...

Andrew LaSane
Wednesday, 05 December 2018 - 2:11PM

New Documentary Explores the Dark Side of China's Massively Popular Livestream Industry

Over the years, we've covered some stuff that seemed straight out of a cyberpunk novel, from technology that may allow you to control...

Chris Mahon
Wednesday, 05 December 2018 - 1:45PM

NASA's Curiosity Rover Has Spotted Something Shiny on Mars

We've all seen images taken of the surface of Mars over the past handful of years. Each photo shows a lot of dust and a lot of sepia...

Andrew LaSane
Wednesday, 05 December 2018 - 1:15PM

NASA Scientist Suggests Extraterrestrial Life May Take the Form of a 'Tiny Super-Intelligent Entity'

Professor and NASA researcher Silvano Colombano's recent "paper" on alien life has been misrepresented by various news outlets (as...

Chris Mahon
Wednesday, 05 December 2018 - 1:09PM

North Carolina Fisherman Catches Mysterious Lights on Video--Is It a UFO?

When it comes to prospective UFO sightings, there are a couple criteria that elevates a video from "probably a lens flare" to "huh,...

Chris Mahon
Wednesday, 05 December 2018 - 12:29PM