NASA Captures Images Of Vivid Blue Clouds Spawned By Meteorites Over The Arctic

If you thought the Arctic was home only to the mysterious skyglow known as STEVE, we have exciting news for you: scientists have taken...

Chris Mahon
Friday, 21 September 2018 - 12:52PM

Watch As Space Junk Is Captured By A Lightning-Fast Galactic Net For The First Time Ever

According to estimates, there are over 7600 tons of "space junk" floating around Earth right now. It's a serious problem that needs to...

Andrew LaSane
Friday, 21 September 2018 - 12:34PM

Dosing Octopuses With Ecstasy Makes Them Act Like Humans On MDMA According To A Study By Johns Hopkins University Doctors

Better known as ecstasy or MDMA, methylenedioxymethamphetamine is a psychoactive drug that is used recreationally to give people a...

Andrew LaSane
Friday, 21 September 2018 - 11:07AM

A Disturbance In The Force: "Galactic Archaeologists" Find Ancient Spiral Patterns Embedded In The Milky Way Galaxy

Last April the ESA Gaia satellite released its first big dump of data, which gave astronomers the brightness, distances, and...

Chris Mahon
Thursday, 20 September 2018 - 1:11PM

The NASA TESS Spacecraft Just Discovered Two Earth-Like Exoplanets Orbiting A Star Sixty Light Years Away

Earlier this week, we got to see the TESS spacecraft's "first light" images – the first photos a telescope takes after being fully...

Chris Mahon
Thursday, 20 September 2018 - 12:34PM

My Creepy Little Pony: These Wearable Electronic Skins Turn The Stuffed Animals Of Your Childhood Into Walking Robots

As kids, we all wished that our toys and stuffed animals would come alive and walk around like in Toy Story, A.I.: Artificial...

Andrew LaSane
Thursday, 20 September 2018 - 12:29PM

HAL 9000? The Curiosity Rover Just Stopped Sending Data Back To NASA, But It's Still Fully Operational

You've probably encountered error messages before: Error 404 (Page Not Found), Error 403 (Forbidden) or – if you're very lucky –...

Chris Mahon
Thursday, 20 September 2018 - 11:53AM

An Explosion Of Thousands Of Spiders Turned This Greek Fishing Village Into A Real-Life Horror Story With Their Gigantic Webs

There is still over a month left until Halloween, but one small town in Greece already looks like it was decorated by overzealous...

Andrew LaSane
Thursday, 20 September 2018 - 11:05AM

A New Study Claims the Strongest Material in the Universe May Be 'Nuclear Pasta'

When Stephen Hawking coined the term "spaghettification" to describe what happens when you're sucked into a black hole, we doubt he...

Chris Mahon
Wednesday, 19 September 2018 - 1:05PM

Scientists are Baffled by Strange Infrared Signal Emanating from Space

Another day, another weird signal coming from deep in space that scientists can't really explain. NASA reports that a strange signal...

Andrew LaSane
Wednesday, 19 September 2018 - 12:53PM

NASA's TESS Space Telescope Just Captured Its First 'Official' Images of the Stars

Last May, NASA's TESS spacecraft (short for Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite) took its first test photo of the cosmos, but...

Chris Mahon
Wednesday, 19 September 2018 - 12:32PM

What Could Go Wrong? Russian Cloning Facility Plans To Resurrect Ancient Animals, Just Like 'Jurassic Park'

When scientists found a blood-sucking tick from the Cretaceous encased in amber, everybody went wild--"Michael Crichton was right!"...

Chris Mahon
Wednesday, 19 September 2018 - 12:02PM

Mysterious Great White Shark Lair Discovered in the Middle of the Pacific Ocean

There is either a crazy 007 movie set piece being filmed in secrecy out in the Pacific Ocean, or a team of scientists have just...

Andrew LaSane
Wednesday, 19 September 2018 - 10:42AM

Science Proves Your Band Sucks: Artificial Intelligence Writes Better Indie Songs Than You Do

One of the comforts of being human in the early tech age was knowing that there were certain things that computers would never be able...

Andrew LaSane
Tuesday, 18 September 2018 - 1:03PM

Scientists Discover Over a Dozen 'Ice Volcanoes' on the Solar System's Largest Asteroid

There's a lot of weird stuff floating around in space, including interstellar grease and at least one asteroid worth about $700...

Chris Mahon
Tuesday, 18 September 2018 - 12:30PM

A Japanese Billionaire Art Collector Is the Star Passenger For SpaceX's Upcoming Moon Trip

As we get closer to the idea of space tourism becoming a reality, the one constant question has been: "Who is rich enough to afford...

Andrew LaSane
Tuesday, 18 September 2018 - 11:50AM

New Quantum Principle Suggesting Objects Can be Two Temperatures Simultaneously Rivals 'Schrodinger's Cat'

If Breaking Bad did anything for science literacy, it was introducing the name 'Heisenberg' into pop culture. For those of you who...

Chris Mahon
Tuesday, 18 September 2018 - 11:47AM

Deadly Donation: New Study Explains How One Organ Donor Spread Cancer to Four People

There's only one emotional gut-punch worse than being told you have cancer, and that's being told your cancer came from...

Chris Mahon
Tuesday, 18 September 2018 - 11:08AM

Why You Shouldn't Get High in Space, According to Neil deGrasse Tyson

Getting high while you're getting high—it's the easiest stoner joke to make about pilots or astronauts hypothetically consuming a...

Andrew LaSane
Tuesday, 18 September 2018 - 10:33AM

CSI Mars: How Murder Investigations and Policing Would Work On a New Planet

No matter the time or place, if there's one thing that history has taught us it's that human beings are dirtbags. We have been killing...

Andrew LaSane
Monday, 17 September 2018 - 12:32PM