Why the Next Wave of Virtual Influencers Will be Indistinguishable from Real Humans

One of the most in-demand models on the planet today isn't even human—well, not physically human at least. She has released her own...

Andy Wood
Wednesday, 21 August 2019 - 11:03AM

Elon Musk Seems to Want to 'Nuke Mars'

Genius is misunderstood: we're all familiar with this concept either through its tropes in literature and movies, the eccentricities...

Gart Williams
Monday, 19 August 2019 - 11:45AM

Infographic: Horrible Things That Will Happen to the First Humans on Mars

So, you've got ambitions of being the first human to set foot on the Red Planet, eh? Maybe you've watched The Martian a few too many...

K.S. Anthony
Thursday, 15 August 2019 - 12:55PM

Scientists Say Life Could Exist on 'Snowball' Planets

It seems intuitive, even for humans. If a planet is too close to its sun, there will be no chance of liquid water, which is, as far as...

K.S. Anthony
Tuesday, 13 August 2019 - 1:03PM

The Perseid Meteor Shower Will Reach Its Pinnacle Tonight: Here's How to See It

Whether you've been hoping to catch a fireball this year or you just want a better way to spend a Monday night than drinking yourself...

K.S. Anthony
Monday, 12 August 2019 - 12:41PM

Hubble Showcases New Portrait of Jupiter

Press release: ESA/HubbleCredit: NASA, ESA, A. Simon (Goddard Space Flight Center), and M.H. Wong (University of California,...

ESA/Hubble Information Center
Thursday, 08 August 2019 - 10:52AM

Anatomy of a Cosmic Seagull: ESO’s VST Captures a Celestial Gull in Flight

Photo Release: ESO Colourful and wispy, this intriguing collection of objects is known as the Seagull Nebula, named for...

ESO Photo Release
Wednesday, 07 August 2019 - 9:39AM

Radiation Could Cause Memory and Learning Problems on Mars Mission

While the greater motor physical changes associated with low-gravity in space are relatively well-known, scientists are now learning...

K.S. Anthony
Tuesday, 06 August 2019 - 10:19AM

Astrophysicist Suggests Earth's Light May Attract Aliens Who Wish To 'Enslave Us, Eat Us, or Destroy Us.'

Earth and its inhabitants haven't exactly kept a low profile since the introduction of electric lamps in the 19th century. Once wired,...

K.S. Anthony
Thursday, 01 August 2019 - 12:05PM

NASA Discovers Three New Exoplanets Orbiting a Dwarf Star: Could There be Life on Their 'Dark Sides?'

NASA's Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite (TESS) has discovered a dwarf star, dubbed TOI-270, with three exoplanets – TOI 270B,...

K.S. Anthony
Tuesday, 30 July 2019 - 3:39PM

Scientists Develop 'Terminator' Style Robotic Eye Lens Controllable by Users

"Man is something that shall be overcome," wrote Friedrich Nietzsche in Thus Spoke Zarathustra. "Man is a rope tied between beast and...

K.S. Anthony
Monday, 29 July 2019 - 10:36AM

App Incentivizing Attention With 'Free' Movie Tickets Will Use Eye-Tracking to Force Users to Watch Ads

I'm not anti-technology: being anti-technology in an age as immersed in an ocean of rapidly evolving tech as this one would be about...

K.S. Anthony
Tuesday, 23 July 2019 - 1:45PM

CBS All-Access Debuts 'Star Trek: Picard' Preview at SDCC... And it Looks Incredible

While the East Coast was bathed in a searing, record-breaking heat wave, science-fiction, fantasy, and comic book lovers out west were...

K.S. Anthony
Monday, 22 July 2019 - 11:00AM

What if the Apollo 11 Mission Had Failed? Here's the Speech Nixon Didn't Have to Give

On July 20, 1969 at 2017 hrs UTC (4:17pm Eastern Time), the Apollo Lunar Module Eagle, commanded by Neil Armstrong and piloted by...

K.S. Anthony
Thursday, 18 July 2019 - 2:38PM

You'll Never Take Pizza For Granted Again: Former Astronaut Describes Food in Space

I've always been interested in extreme diets. I once dropped from 170 to 138 pounds (for reference, I'm 6'0" tall) by going vegan for...

K.S. Anthony
Wednesday, 17 July 2019 - 12:09PM

Finish the Job: Scientists Discover Insects Experience Chronic Neuropathic Pain After Severe Injury

I don't hate insects. They can be a domestic nuisance, certainly, and some spread disease on a scale that exterminates human life...

K.S. Anthony
Tuesday, 16 July 2019 - 12:44PM

How Corridor Digital Created a Viral Sensation

Corridor Digital began life in 2010 when a pair of aspiring filmmakers decided to jump headfirst into the world of YouTube. Nearly a...

Andrew Hayward
Tuesday, 16 July 2019 - 9:59AM

Future Food: This New Protein Powder Created From Air, Water, and Bacteria Could Feed Millions

If a post-scarcity society is ever realized, it will likely not involve the redistribution of wealth and a populace of leisured...

K.S. Anthony
Monday, 15 July 2019 - 10:39AM

Michigan Meteorologist Blows Up Watermelon With Rubber Bands, Because Science

We're not sure what makes for a slower news day: a weather expert blowing up a watermelon with rubber bands or... us, writing a story...

Gart Williams
Thursday, 11 July 2019 - 11:49AM

Hubble Discovers Mysterious Black Hole Disc

Science ReleaseAstronomers using the NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope have observed an unexpected thin disc of material encircling a...

Science Release
Thursday, 11 July 2019 - 10:05AM