NASA Almost Lost Their GOLD Satellite in the Earth's Atmosphere

High above us, there exists a point where the Earth's atmosphere ends, and the black emptiness of space begins. Our planet's...

Matthew Loffhagen
Thursday, 25 January 2018 - 8:50PM

The U.S. Government Needs Help Building a Brain to Experiment On

Do you have an interest in the human brain? Are you keen to find out what makes us tick, and how our grey matter is put together?If...

Matthew Loffhagen
Thursday, 25 January 2018 - 6:23PM

Science Proves Music Really Is the Universal Language

It turns out that your high school band teacher, in all his wide-eyed, bleeding heart optimism, was right--music really is the...

Justin Joffe
Thursday, 25 January 2018 - 4:05PM

Doomsday Clock Moves Close to Midnight as New Study Warns Hackers Could Trigger Nuclear War

We're living in dangerous times: North Korea is finally able to hit the US with ICBMs, the US is accusing China and Russia of building...

Chris Mahon
Thursday, 25 January 2018 - 12:15PM

Rocket Lab Launches 'Disco Ball' Star Into Orbit That's Now the 'Brightest Object in the Sky'

Space has become a democratized pursuit over the last several years. Previously only available to our governmental agencies, now...

Super User
Thursday, 25 January 2018 - 12:00PM

Our Best Bet to Find Alien Life May Be 'Biosignature' Gases

Finding alien life isn't an exact science yet--unless we stumble upon microbes on Mars or get a visit from a real-life Klaatu and...

Chris Mahon
Thursday, 25 January 2018 - 11:30AM

We Have Proof UFOs Are Real But the Fossil Fuel Industry Is Suppressing the Truth, Expert Says

UFO reports and tabloids go together like peanut butter and jelly but seldom do the stories reach a level of specificity that rings...

Justin Joffe
Thursday, 25 January 2018 - 11:23AM

'Liquid Sunlight' Could Produce Oxygen and Clean Fuel for Future Mars Colonies

Scientists at Berkeley are hard at work creating what they've named "liquid sunlight," a process by which solar light is used to turn...

Matthew Loffhagen
Thursday, 25 January 2018 - 10:51AM

Russia Could Beat NASA Back to the Moon by 2019

Russia won the space race back in the 1960s when it sent Yuri Gagarin into orbit, but since then the country has not been in a rush...

Andrew LaSane
Thursday, 25 January 2018 - 10:20AM

Chinese Scientists Just Successfully Cloned Monkeys and Humans Could Be Next

The science of cloning mammals has had some significant breakthroughs in the past few decades, but the process has never gone...

Matthew Loffhagen
Thursday, 25 January 2018 - 10:17AM

Trump Administration: End NASA Funding for ISS by 2025

Another day, another Trump administration budget cut at the expense of American innovation. Now the two-decades old International...

Justin Joffe
Thursday, 25 January 2018 - 10:01AM

'Holograms' Could Become Commonplace With New 3D Image Technique

We'd all love for holograms to be a regular part of daily life. Yes, various attempts have come in the past, but they've all fallen...

Matthew Loffhagen
Wednesday, 24 January 2018 - 7:47PM

Watch SpaceX Test-Fire the Falcon Heavy Rocket Before its Big Launch

After years of waiting, SpaceX's giant Falcon Heavy rocket is very nearly ready for its maiden voyage.Elon Musk's spacefaring company...

Matthew Loffhagen
Wednesday, 24 January 2018 - 6:25PM

Scientists Just Created Rain and Snow on Demand in Idaho With Cloud Seeding

The ability to modify the weather has long belonged in the realm of science fiction, but now a team of scientists in Idaho think...

Justin Joffe
Wednesday, 24 January 2018 - 1:46PM

Lasers Will Soon Be Powerful Enough to Tear Through Empty Space

Some technological innovations are so absurdly futuristic that they make it seem as if we're getting ahead of ourselves. Such is the...

Justin Joffe
Wednesday, 24 January 2018 - 1:05PM

These Earth-like Trappist-1 Planets Are the Best Candidates for Alien Life Ever Found

Despite being 39 light-years away from out solar system, Trappist-1 may be our best shot at finding habitable exoplanets--and alien...

Chris Mahon
Wednesday, 24 January 2018 - 12:18PM

Flat Earther Vows to Launch Himself at 500MPH in Homemade Rocket to Prove Earth Isn't Round

The ultimate rebuttal to flat-Earthers of all types has been threatening to send them into space: Once they're in orbit, they'll be...

Chris Mahon
Wednesday, 24 January 2018 - 11:44AM

Joint Europe-Russia Space Mission Seeks to Find Alien Life on Mars

The European Space Agency (ESA) is teaming up with Roscosmos, the Russian equivalent of NASA, for ExoMars, an ongoing, long-term...

Matthew Loffhagen
Wednesday, 24 January 2018 - 11:33AM

This Weird Australian Dinosaur Didn't Just Survive in Polar Temperatures and Virtual Darkness—It Thrived

The Australian ornithopod dinosaur known as the “hypsilophodontid” must have had it rough. When it lived during the Mesozoic era...

Justin Joffe
Wednesday, 24 January 2018 - 11:27AM

Scientists Just Discovered How to Track the Speed of Dark Matter

As non-luminous particles floating around in space, dark matter has become one of the most fascinating--and difficult to...

Justin Joffe
Wednesday, 24 January 2018 - 10:51AM