Opportunity Rover Celebrates 5000 Days on Mars With a New Discovery

When NASA's Opportunity rover first landed on Mars in 2004, it was expected to last around three months before it inevitably broke...

Jonathan Kesh
Friday, 16 February 2018 - 8:57PM

Study Says Humanity Would Welcome News of Alien Life

Sharing has never been humanity's strong point, if the history of our species has been any indication. Weariness at this seemingly...

Matthew Loffhagen
Friday, 16 February 2018 - 7:05PM

Was the Fireball Over Oregon More Than Just 'Space Junk'?

Wednesday night saw an unexpected, fiery visitor grace the skies above Oregon. A large, bright light was seen streaking above...

Matthew Loffhagen
Friday, 16 February 2018 - 6:36PM

NASA Is Bringing Back Nuclear Tech to Get Rockets to Mars

A great warthog once said that you gotta put your behind in your past. It looks like the folks at NASA missed that advice from The...

Andrew LaSane
Friday, 16 February 2018 - 11:00AM

Presidential Candidate Says He Time Traveled to Mars With Barack Obama in Secret Government Program

Andrew Basiago is a trial lawyer who ran as an independent candidate for US President in 2016. He is also, he claims, a...

Matthew Loffhagen
Friday, 16 February 2018 - 10:47AM

Curiosity Rover Discovers Clue in 'Rock Stripes' That Mars Has Its Own Water Cycle

As it approaches 5,000 Martian days on the Red Planet, the Opportunity has proven once again that wondrous discoveries can lurk...

Chris Mahon
Friday, 16 February 2018 - 10:28AM

Supermassive Black Holes Are Growing Faster Than the Galaxies Creating Them And We Don't Know Why

All things considered, the growth of a supermassive black hole might just be the most exciting race in the universe.Can a galaxy of...

Matthew Loffhagen
Friday, 16 February 2018 - 10:14AM

Scientists Just Created a New Form of Light That May Finally Make Quantum Computing a Reality

Quantum computing relies on bizarre mechanics like hyper-cooled atoms and quantum superposition to pull off seemingly impossible...

Chris Mahon
Friday, 16 February 2018 - 9:40AM

Fake Study Based on 'Star Trek: Voyager' is Published in a Scientific Journal

There's two things to always keep in mind: don't believe everything you read, and never attempt to exceed warp 10 while flying a...

Jonathan Kesh
Thursday, 15 February 2018 - 9:06PM

New 'Flying Submarine' Could Be a Great Way to Track Wildlife

In science fiction, a "flying submarine" shouldn't be a new idea: James Bond never leaves home without a car that can both fly and...

Jonathan Kesh
Thursday, 15 February 2018 - 8:01PM

Space Station's Malfunctioning 'Robonaut' Will Be Sent Home For Repairs

The future of space travel is likely going to involve a lot of robots. As artificial intelligence and robotic bodies develop, it makes...

Matthew Loffhagen
Thursday, 15 February 2018 - 7:18PM

A Foul-Smelling Storm on Neptune is Mysteriously Fading Away

Far away on the distant planet of Neptune, an enormous storm is fading away into nothingness.When the storm was first discovered in...

Matthew Loffhagen
Thursday, 15 February 2018 - 6:45PM

Spacefest IX


The UAE Is Giving Away $500K for 'Innovative High-Risk' Space Projects

When Elon Musk launches a car into space, it's time to step up your space exploration game. Luckily for the United Arab Emirates,...

Chris Mahon
Thursday, 15 February 2018 - 1:10PM

The Andromeda Galaxy Is on a Collision Course With the Milky Way

In about four billion years, we're going to see a collision of quite literally galactic proportions: the Milky Way and the Andromeda...

Chris Mahon
Thursday, 15 February 2018 - 11:23AM

Scientists Finally Just Confirmed the Origin of Northern Lights for Very First Time

The Aurora Borealis? At this time of year? At this time of day? In this part of the country? Localized entirely in the planet's...

Matthew Loffhagen
Thursday, 15 February 2018 - 10:50AM

'Explosive' Solar Flare Storm Approaching Earth Could Cause Trillions in Damage to Power Grid

Stargazers are in for a rare double-feature today: not only do they have the chance to watch a partial solar eclipse, a recent solar...

Chris Mahon
Thursday, 15 February 2018 - 10:44AM

NASA Finds Nearly 100 New Exoplanets Hiding in Kepler Telescope's K2 Mission Data

If you're keeping count at home (which you shouldn't be, because there is a website for that), the current count for confirmed...

Andrew LaSane
Thursday, 15 February 2018 - 10:44AM

Scientists Warn Canceling WFIRST Telescope Could Cripple US Space Exploration

Last year, when Donald Trump came to power, it was quickly announced that many government-backed scientific endeavors would receive...

Matthew Loffhagen
Thursday, 15 February 2018 - 10:21AM

There is a Small Chance Elon Musk's Tesla Could Crash Back to Earth

Ever since SpaceX launched their Falcon Heavy rocket which just so happened to include a Tesla Roadster as its payload, there's been...

Jonathan Kesh
Wednesday, 14 February 2018 - 9:34PM